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Chrysler activates Ram Truck Division, plans to launch a new van by 2013

Around two years after splitting the Dodge lineup into two brands, one of the Dodge passenger vehicles and the other for Ram trucks, the the Detroit car manufacturer is creates a sub-division to handle commercial vans and trucks under the Ram brand. The Ram Commercial will market the 3500, 2500, and 1500 pickup trucks, and [...]

Mopar-enhanced vehicles to be showcased by Chrysler at 2012 SEMA

Chrysler will be teasing automotive aficionados with five vehicles modified by the guys from their Mopar brand, and more to come at the upcoming SEMA or Specialty Equipment Market Association. The initial list includes a RAM pickup, Fiat 500, Dodge Charger, Dodge Dart, and a Jeep Wrangler. Chrysler is expected to make everyone drool for [...]

Chrysler pressured to warn consumers about wobble issues of Jeep Wrangler

The Chrysler Group is being pressured by some Democrat members of the House to issue a “wobble” warning for the Jeep Wrangler due to problems on its front suspension. The representatives from California wrote to Sergio Marchionne recently to ask the company to release a statement and warn consumers about the vibrations on the vehicle [...]

Spotlight: Rallye Redline 2012 Dodge Challenger

Chrysler just unwrapped the Rallye Redline edition of their 2012 Dodge Challenger as a tribute to the Festival of LX, the biggest gathering of owners of Dodge Magnum, Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger, and Dodge Charger in North America. The car looks amazing but it only has a V6 under its hood. The V6 though is [...]

Chrysler News: 2013 SRT Viper to be launched during the New York Auto Show

Based on the latest reports, Chrysler is aiming to showcase the new Viper at the 2012 motor show in New York that will start on 4 April. There is also a loud buzz that there will only be a very limited supply of the 2012 Vipers which also means that the screening for potential owners [...]

Chrysler looking to invest $165 million for a body shop at Michigan plant

Chrysler group is planning to spend $165 million to put up a 1 million sq. ft. body shop in their Sterling Heights factory in Michigan. The body shop will start making the mid-size sedan for Chrysler by 2013. At the moment, the factory is being utilized for the production of the Dodge Avenger and the [...]

Chrysler Ram 1500 PHEVs join assessment program in selected US states

Finally, American automaker Chrysler Group LLC is stepping into the electric hybrid segment. Chrysler will be participating in an evaluation program in selected US cities and states who will test about 140 units of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV). About fourteen units of Chrysler Ram 1500 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles will arrive in the San [...]

Ram pickup of Chrysler gaining grounds on U.S. market

Chrysler Groups Ram pickup has remained its position as the best selling vehicle of its brood as its sales figures went up by as much 34.7% APY last June compared to the same period a year ago. The segment of pickup trucks in the market showed an improved figure overall of just 8.8%. According to [...]

Chrysler hugging lower designs for future vehicles

According to Ralph Gilles, senior VP for design of Chrysler Group, the carmaker was riding a bit high the past few years. After looking their vehicles side by side with the competitors, the other car manufacturers are producing cars rolling closer to the ground. And it seems, Chrysler will be producing lower vehicles in the [...]

Chrysler being axed in mainland Europe by 2011

The brand name Chrysler will be disappearing in mainland Europe come 2011 with the models being re-badged as Lancias. Chryslers will still be Chrysler though in Ireland and Great Britain where the Lancia models are not marketed. The CEO of Chrysler and Lancia in Europe disclosed that the company is planning to have a Lancia-Chrysler [...]