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Dodge Avenger May Be On The Chopping Block
Dodge Avenger May Be On The Chopping Block

Much of the news coming from Chrysler this week has been about the death of the Dodge Caliber and its replacement by the 2013 Dodge Dart. (If you missed our take on the Dart's six strengths, you can read it here.) Now comes word that another Dodge model may soon get the axe: the Dodge Avenger. The...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart
2013 Dodge Dart: Six Reasons It’ll Be Quieter, Smoother Than Caliber

At a Detroit Auto Show press conference earlier this week, Chrysler rolled out its upcoming 2013 Dodge Dart. Set to replace the Dodge Caliber, priced starting at $15,995 (below the Caliber), and slotting right along more mainstream compact sedans like the Ford Focus, Chevrolet Cruze, Hyundai...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart
2013 Dodge Dart Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Forget about the Caliber compact that's still at dealerships, because especially with its replacement, the 2013 Dodge Dart, finally waiting in the wings, it already feels like a model long obsolete. With full details now revealed here at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, we can say that the 2013 Dart is...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart leaked
2013 Dodge Dart Breaks Cover Before 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Although we’re still holding out for the official debut of Dodge’s new compact sedan, the 2013 Dodge Dart, it’s broken cover. As we can see in the video below, as well as in these early-release pictures—altogether, the first to show a full view of the new model—the...Read More»

Home of Cate Leger and Karl Wanaselja in Berkeley, CA
Motor Home: Architect Uses Auto Parts To Build Dream House

At some point or other, most of us have slept in our cars. It's rarely a comfortable experience, but when you're locked out of the house or too tired to drive, a reclined front seat is better than nothing. Recently, an architect in Berkeley, California took that idea and ran with it -- straight to...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart interior teasers
2013 Dodge Dart: More Details, First Look Inside All-New Compact Sedan

The Dodge Dart is back. Well, almost; next year, Dodge will resurrect the Dart model name in an all-new compact sedan set to replace the unlovely Caliber hatchback. And from the couple of pictures that Dodge had already revealed, we knew that this new model—a compact sedan aimed at mainstream...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart Compact Sedan
2013 Dodge Dart, 2014 Nissan Leaf, Porsche Cayenne Diesel: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Nissan is working on new safety technology and Porsche is bringing a diesel engine to the U.S. Cayenne. Kurt Busch has left Penske Racing and Dodge is teasing the 2013 Dart compact sedan. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Dodge has...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart Compact Sedan
2013 Dodge Dart: 2012 Detroit Auto Show Preview

Dodge's new take on the compact sedan is here, and it's wearing an old name, but on new, Alfa Romeo-derived hardware, and it will be built in the U.S. Previewed today ahead of its official debut at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, the Dart seeks to hit a trifecta of small-car goals, with unique styling...Read More»

J.D. Power's 2011 U.S. Navigation Usage and Satisfaction Study
Hate Your Navigation System? J.D. Power Says You're Not Alone

Over the summer, we saw Ford take a tumble in customer satisfaction rankings -- not because of mechanical problems in its vehicles, but because of its MyFord Touch and SYNC systems, which many consumers found difficult to use. A new study from J.D. Power indicates that Ford isn't alone and that...Read More»

Chrysler's online Owner's Center for Jeep vehicles
Chrysler & Mopar Launch Site For Car Owners At 2011 LA Auto Show

Looking for a digital owner's manual for your Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, or Ram vehicle? How about an easy way to order replacement parts or customized gear for your ride? Chrysler and its service, parts, and customer-care brand, Mopar, have created a series of websites to meet those needs and more --...Read More»

2012 Dodge Avenger R/T
Chrysler Drops Dual-Clutch Transmission Plans for 2012

Chrysler has plans to introduce a dual-clutch transmission (DCT) to its lineup, but it won't happen in the 2012 model year in either the Dodge Avenger or Chrysler 200 sedan, as was planned. The Auburn Hills, Mich.-based automaker has been working on dual-clutch gearboxes since 2008, when it first...Read More»

2012 Dodge Grand Caravan
Chrysler's Upcoming Product Plan Calls For Less Duplication

In an effort to reduce product overlap and customer confusion, Chrysler will kill off the Dodge Grand Caravan in 2013, leaving the Chrysler Town & Country as it’s sole remaining full-size minivan offering. Big changes are coming to other parts of the Chrysler portfolio as well, as CEO...Read More»

2012 Nissan Leaf in the Apple iPhone 4S commercial
Ferrari Enzo, Escape Hybrid, Dodge's New Compact: Car News Headlines

While the world pays condolences to Apple's founder, we're studying the details on the next super Ferrari and Dodge compact car--and wondering where greens will go when the Escape Hybrid isn't on sale any more. Car sharing, odo tampering and LH guilty pleasures--it's all here today at High Gear...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 200 sedan
Chrysler Recalls 2012 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Models For Engine Debris

Chrysler Group is recalling nearly 700 model-year 2012 Chrysler 200, Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Charger, Dodge Durango, Dodge Grand Caravan, Dodge Journey and Jeep Grand Cherokee models built between August 31 and September 13, 2011. All affected vehicles are equipped with the 3.6-liter...Read More»

Chrysler Vehicle Order Tracking System
Chrysler Lets You Track The Status Of Your New Vehicle

Not so long ago, most new-car buyers had one option to track the status of their order: wait for the dealer to call and say, "It's in." Chrysler has changed that, though, with a new series of websites that keep shoppers up-to-date about their vehicles' whereabouts on the assembly line. The program...Read More»

2011 Dodge Journey
Play Hide And Seek, Win A 2012 Dodge Journey

When you were a child, did your mother yell at you to get off the couch and go play outside? Dodge is now doing the same thing, only the reward is a whole lot better than a glass of milk and a freshly baked cookie. To promote the 2012 Dodge Journey crossover (which it calls a “search engine...Read More»

2011 Dodge Dakota
After 24 Years, Dodge Halts Dakota Pickup Production

In 1987, Dodge launched a new pickup-truck segment with the introduction of its midsize Dakota pickup. Back then, it was a fresh idea, since many buyers found compact pickup trucks to be too small and full-size pickup trucks to be too large. Borrowing the logic from a children’s story, Dodge...Read More»

2011 Chrysler 300
Need A Ride? Chrysler Launches 'No Payments For 90 Days' Promo

If you're a fan of Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, or Ram and you're looking for a new set of wheels, it may be time to start shopping. Chrysler has just announced the launch of a "No Payments For 90 Days" promotion. As the name implies, customers who purchase a 2011 or 2012 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, or Ram...Read More»

2011 Dodge Durango
2011 Dodge Durango Grabs 'Top Safety Pick' Award From IIHS

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has completed crash testing on the 2011 Dodge Durango, and the mid-size SUV has walked away with Top Safety Pick honors. In individual tests, the newly redesigned Durango scored a “good” rating in frontal crash, rear crash, side-impact and roof...Read More»

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