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Recall Alert: Chrysler to Recall 600,000 Vehicles
Recall Alert: Chrysler to Recall 600,000 Vehicles

Chrysler has announced a major recall effort today. The recall covers five models which are suffering from various maladies. About 285,000 2008-2009 Chrysler Town and Country and Dodge Grand Caravan models are being recalled because of a short circuit in the electrical system that could start a...Read More»

2010 Jeep Wrangler
Chrysler Recalls 288,968 Jeep Wranglers For Possible Brake Fluid Leak

The Jeep Wrangler is made for summer: rugged and fun to drive, it's great for a quick trip to the beach or a weekend in the mountains. It's also a popular ride for youngsters looking for something sporty to motor around town or off to college. It's unfortunate, then, that Chrysler has issued a...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2011 Grand Cherokee A Top Safety Pick; Crosstour 'Disappointing'

Depending on which utility vehicle you choose, you might be getting vastly different degrees of roof protection in the event of a rollover. That's the surprising result of that a new round of tests from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) serves to highlight. First, the good news: In...Read More»

Hurricane Hugo
Hurricane Season Starts Today: Six Vehicles To Make 'Hurrications' A Breeze

It's that time of year again. Not summer or Father's Day or Potty Training Awareness Month: we're talking about the North Atlantic hurricane season, which officially kicks off today. According to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, the next six months could be rough for folks along the...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Chrysler To Debut The New 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

With more than a year having passed since its unveiling, Chrysler has begun production of the new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, which will hit the market in a little while, with the first cars set to arrive at dealers in June. Although the general look of the car is similar to the previous generation...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Chrysler Releases Images of the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The launch of the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee--the first Chrysler vehicle to be launched since the company went through bankruptcy in 2009--is soon approaching, and Chrysler has released some pictures and video of the updated SUV. We already know most of the details, including the fact that the 2011...Read More»

2010 Jeep Wrangler 4WD 2-door Rubicon Angular Front Exterior View
Jeep Wrangler: Camping Pros And Cons

In the past, the Jeep CJ (Civilian Jeep) has been known for its incredible abilities to perform well off-road, even in tough situations like WWII. The live axles that the SUV uses at both the front and the rear give it the extra capability to drive in rough terrain such as mud, the woods, or even...Read More»

2011 Buick Regal
Top Five Upcoming Family Cars

2010 is going to be a busy year for new cars, crossovers, SUVs, and trucks, as the industry continues to recover from a horrific 2009. Here's a look at five new or redesigned models that might appeal to modern families. This list is presented in no particular order. 1. 2011 Buick Regal: This new...Read More»

2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Vehicles Get Stronger May Incentives

Chrysler today announced a more aggressive incentives program for May, including the potential for no-interest financing on much of its product line or cash-back offers of up to $4,000. For up to 36 or 60 months, depending on the vehicle, Chrysler is offering zero-percent financing, arranged...Read More»

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Frugal Shopper: P2P Car Sharing Could Save You A Bundle

Economic woes have got you thinking about whether you need that second or third vehicle at all? What about borrowing a car from the neighbor whose vehicle is parked nearly all the time? If only you knew when the neighbor's car was available and has set some ground rules. That's what a few new...Read More»

General Motors Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan
Bailout Successes? GM Pays Off Loans, Chrysler Loses Less

Both General Motors and Chrysler are working as hard as they can to take advantage of the last-ditch bailouts provided last year by the U.S. government. This morning, each issued a separate sign of its progress. GM chief executive officer Ed Whitacre is expected to announce that the company will...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Cobalt
Frugal Shopper: In With The 2011 Models, Up With The 2010 Deals

The most discounted 2010 models during March were the Chevrolet Cobalt, Hyundai Sonata, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Commander, and Chevrolet Malibu, according to sales transaction-based data from the pricing intelligence firm TrueCar, which provides very useful and money-saving market pricing tools...Read More»

Jeep Nukizer 715 - photo courtesy of Chrysler
Jeep Nukizer 715 Debuts at 2010 Moab Easter Jeep Safari

We’ve got more Jeep truck hotness from the Moab Easter Jeep Safari with juicy details on Mopar’s Jeep Nukizer 715 concept!   Have I mentioned I love Jeep trucks? Why yes, I believe I have. And, man, do I love this smokin’ Jeep pickup concept from Mopar! We recently posted on the Jeep Nukizer...Read More»

Screencap from the Jeep Tiki Hunt website
Today In Social Media: Jeep Kicks Off Nationwide Scavenger Hunt For Three Wrangler Islanders

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about Jeep's "Golden Tiki" hunt at the 2010 New York Auto Show, which ended with Joel Lounds of Bonita Springs, Florida pulling a golden tiki idol from a very large sandbox and driving off in a brand new 2010 Jeep Wrangler Islander. Now, Jeep has launched a...Read More»

2010 Nissan Armada
Frugal Shopper: Trucks And SUVs Still Deeply Discounted

Just a few years ago, full-size trucks and body-on-frame sport-utility vehicles were the vehicles you weren't going to get a great deal on. These popular vehicles were among the most profitable vehicles for dealerships (and for automakers), and they didn't have to budge much at all on the price...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
An Interview With Mike Manley

NEW YORK--Earlier today I posted an article detailing my chat with Ram President and CEO Fred Diaz. A few minutes after our chat at Chrysler's display at the New York Auto Show, I spoke with Mike Manley, who is the president and CEO of Jeep, as well as the lead executive for international...Read More»

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Jeep Forum Member Showcases Sweet Jeep Pickup Conversions With Homemade Hardtops

Man, I love Jeep trucks! One of the member Jeep junkies over at the Jeep Forum recently showcased two totally sweet Jeep pickup conversions, one based on the recent TJ Wrangler and another based on the venerable Jeep CJ.   Jeep Forum member Jeff Scherb recently posted on his disdain for the...Read More»

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Front Exterior View
Chrysler Announces A New Fleet Of Plug-In Ram Pickups

Yesterday, Chrysler revealed plans to sell an all-electric version of the Fiat 500 in U.S. showrooms. Though the announcement made some people very happy, it wasn't especially groundbreaking: many had assumed a Fiat EV would arrive stateside in the not-so-distant future. Far more surprising was the...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Sonata
Best New-Car Deals: Ford, Hyundai Among Most Marked-Down

Ford and Hyundai have both been making tremendous progress in recent years in building their reputation with American consumers—and upping quality, reliability, and desirability. So it's a little surprising that these two automakers currently have the most-discounted vehicle lines, according to...Read More»

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