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2012 Jaguar XKR-S, Toyota Repo, GM Employees For LGBTQ: Today's Car News
2012 Jaguar XKR-S, Toyota Repo, GM Employees For LGBTQ: Today's Car News

Jaguar has released drool-worthy video of the 2012 XKR-S doing a test-run at Goodwood Hill. [MotorAuthority] GM employees have made an 'It Gets Better' video for LGBTQ youth. [TheCarConnection] Toyota repossessed a murdered mom's car and the son retaliated on Facebook. [SocialCarNews] Sri Lanka is...Read More»

2010 Dodge Caliber R/T
Dodge To Show Caliber Successor At 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Dodge hasn’t had a small car offering in their lineup since discontinuing Caliber production in 2010. There are plenty of 2011 Calibers leftover on dealer lots, but the car is a reminder of the “bad old days” at Chrysler. Like the Dodge Neon that preceded it, the Caliber was never...Read More»

2012 Dodge Avenger R/T live photos
Wading Through Dodge’s Changing Trim Names for 2012

Dodge is making changes to some trim names on the bulk of its product lineup for 2012. Trouble is -- you may need a roadmap to figure out what’s what. Why automakers drop certain trim names is usually for simplification. Maybe one name plays better than another. Who knows what the reason is...Read More»

2012 Dodge Avenger R/T live photos
Dodge Renames Trims For 2012, But They're No Less Confusing

This much is perfectly clear: Dodge will change the names of available trim packages across most of their 2012 product line. That’s good news for most of us, who were left scratching our heads at trim levels called “Mainstreet” or “Heat.” For 2012, Dodge is bringing...Read More»

2011 Chrysler Town & Country
Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town & Country To Get AWD Again

It’s ironic that the brand that invented the minivan ditched all-wheel drive (AWD) back in 2004, but Chrysler could be preparing a return to the AWD minivan market. According to Chrysler Group LLC CEO Sergio Marchionne, the next-generation Chrysler minivan will have all-wheel drive...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8
Should SRT Be Its Own Brand? #YouTellUs

Earlier this week Chrysler announced the SRT division is now officially its own brand. The brand will be led by former Dodge chief Ralph Gilles. Chrysler's Street Racing Technology (SRT) division started life as Team Viper. Originally formed to develop the Dodge Viper, the team merged with the...Read More»

2010 Dodge Ram 1500
Chrysler Delivers Experimental Ram Plug-In Hybrid Pickups

Chrysler has built a plug-in hybrid Ram pickup, but there’s one catch: the trucks aren’t for sale, and won’t be coming to a dealership near you any time soon. Instead, the hybrid Rams were built as part of a demonstration project to field-test hybrid systems under the worst...Read More»

USPTO Chrysler Logo
Chrysler To Repay Government, Aston Martin V12 Zagato: Today's Car News May 20, 2011

Yesterday we learned that Chrysler intends to repay its government loans by the end of the month. But in reality it's just repaying one loan with another. Will it have a higher interest rate? [TheCarConnection] Aston Martin has revealed the V12 Zagato which it will show next week at the 2011...Read More»

2006 Dodge Rampage concept
Does Dodge Need A Honda Ridgeline Competitor? #YouTellUs

Back in 2006 Dodge introduced the Rampage Concept, a Honda Ridgeline like lifestyle truck. While the world waited, nothing ever became of this design study. Now we hear that Dodge is considering putting such a concept into production for the 2014 model year. It's no secret that many consumers...Read More»

2012 Dodge Charger SRT8
Want a Free Smile? Rip the Head Off A Robot, Thanks to Dodge

I admit it, I was watching a Star Wars: The Clone Wars for the better part of the past two hours while I simultaneously surfed for some good commercials to inspire me. Man, that is a great adaptation of the Star Wars saga, with cool effects and awesomely cool robots and space ships and aliens. The...Read More»

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan 4-door Wagon Express Engine
Auto Repair May Remain Under Florida's Watchful Eye

The de-regulation movement in Florida may have succumbed to cooler heads, and the state's car-repair shops could stay under regulatory control as a result. What started out as a review of 60 professions and trades and had singled out 30 for deregulation, was whittled down to a mere 10 when...Read More»

2011 Dodge Nitro 2WD 4-door Heat Side Exterior View
2011 Dodge Nitro: High on Image

Quite frankly, I find the 2011 Dodge Nitro Shock 4X4 a polarizing machine. I don't know whether I like it or hate it. Sometimes it's both, all at once. The Nitro Shock 4X4 is, essentially, the top of the line for this model, and is priced accordingly, topping out at $32,905 from $28,995...Read More»

2009 Dodge Sprinter
Recall Watch: 2009 Dodge Sprinter 2500

Mercedes-Benz, the manufacturer of Sprinter vans for Dodge, has issued a recall for up to 3,437 2009 Sprinter 2500 vans. This recall affects only 2009 Sprinters equipped with a three-seat bench. The recall documentation states that the three-seat bench in the second row of the 2009 Sprinter may...Read More»

2012 Dodge Avenger R/T
2012 Dodge Avenger R/T: 2011 New York Auto Show

The Chrysler 200 has a hit Super Bowl commercial and Eminem at its back--but what does the nearly identical Dodge Avenger have, aside from its quasi-superhero name? For the 2012 model year, the Avenger gets the R/T trim level it's been promised since Chrysler refurbished it last fall, complete with...Read More»

2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 with Green With Envy paint job
Dodge Challenger Inspires a New Generation

America is filled with car nuts. Take a summer's drive down to the local Dairy Queen on any Friday evening, and one can find far more custom builds and restorations than ice cream cones. Most of us can pinpoint something in our youth that sparked our undying interest in the automobile. For me, I'm...Read More»

Dodge 'Haiku For You' ad
UPDATED: Dodge's 'Haiku For You' Is The Worst Ad Of 2011 (So Far)

UPDATED: SEE BELOW After months of near-silence during its painful restructuring process, Chrysler began crawling back toward the world of advertising. Its first efforts -- one of which was dedicated to Burmese dissident Aung San Suu Kyi -- were not especially well received. Then came a few new...Read More»

2009 Dodge Ram 4500 ST
New Medium-Duty Trucks From Dodge

The Dodge Ram 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cab trucks were named 2011 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year by Work Truck magazine. In an online vote, the two big Rams beat 19 other trucks that were voted on by professional fleet-truck managers. The award will be featured in the May/June issue of Work Truck...Read More»

2012 Fiat 500
Seven Car Brands With Bad Reputations For Quality

Quality means different things to different car buyers--everything from reliability to fuel efficiency to utility. It's nebulous, but it can make or break the launch of a new vehicle or the success of a car company, affecting everything from positive press to negative word-of-mouth reviews. Some...Read More»

2011 Jeep Patriot
Report: Jeep Working On A New Compact Crossover/SUV

Just yesterday we chased up rumors of a diesel-powered Wrangler for the U.S., and today, the Jeep whispers are circulating again, this time with a compact B-segment crossover at the center. Based on a Fiat platform and leveraging Fiat's small 1.3-liter and 1.6-liter diesels and 1.4-liter Multiair...Read More»

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