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  • Chrysler Name Change
    Chrysler changes name, marks end of era
    The automobile company Chrysler Group LLC has officially changed its company name to FCA US LLC. According to the WSJ on December 16, this marks the end of an era and the start of something new and different in American industry. Chrysler has been...
  • Chrysler reluctantly expands airbag recall list
    Chrysler reluctantly expands airbag recall list
    Although Chrysler insists that its airbags are safe, and has refused bow down to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration demands for a nationwide recall of Takata (driver’s side) airbag inflators, the company has agreed to add 179,000...
  • Chrysler hosts nationwide high school automotive design competition
    Chrysler hosts nationwide high school automotive design competition
    A short time after graduating from high school, I was supposed to go to GM’s automotive design school with sponsorship from a local Pontiac dealer who was a friend of my parents.Since that was a very long time ago, I don’t remember the...
  • Chrysler Turbine Car
    Fall Fling Mopar Show 2014
    Fall Fling is an all-Mopar Car "Show and Shine" put on by theChrysler Performance West club. Unlike the Spring Fling held earlier in the year, the similar Fall Fling is more of a relaxed, non-judged event that is the region's...
  • Mopar gives a sneak peek of SEMA vehicles
    Mopar gives a sneak peek of SEMA vehicles
    The Specialty Equipment Market Association show, known as SEMA, is now three weeks away. Mopar is giving us a sneak peek into what it is doing to customize nearly a dozen Fiat, Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep vehicles. The Mopar designs are always hotly...
  • Fiat Chrysler begins trading on New York Stock Exchange
    Chrysler begins trading on New York Stock Exchange
    It is a huge day for Fiat Chrysler as the automotive company resumes trading shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The merger between Fiat and Chrysler became final yesterday. In a statement released by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Chairman John...
  • Chrysler recalls late-model commercial vans
    Chrysler recalls late-model commercial vans
    Chrysler Group LLC has announced the recall of approximately 18,245 model year 2013- 2015 Ram C/V Tradesman vehicles in the United States and 3,870 are in Canada after it was reported that the side airbags could deploy inadvertently. The vans,...
  • Ram Truck to double EcoDiesel production
    Ram Truck to double EcoDiesel production
    Ram Truck is doubling its production of the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel. Chrysler Group LLC credits strong consumer demand for the decision. According to a statement released by the company, Ram Truck received more than 8,000 requests for the diesel option...
  • 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
    2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat capable of up to 825 HP and beyond
    Jalopnik has reported earlier today (Sept. 15, 2014) that an undisclosed inside source within Chrysler has dyno tested a Dodge Challenger Hellcat all the way up to 825 HP. Details are scant on how exactly Dodge did this, but a few pulley swaps and...
  • Chrysler's 2015 200S AWD sedan has a sporty tone and look
    Chrysler's 2015 200S AWD sedan has a sporty tone and look
    Chrysler’s 200S AWD midsize sedan has been redesigned for 2015, and the changes are significant with a classy exterior and eclectic interior.For starters, the 200 is the first midsize sedan to offer a standard nine-speed automatic...
  • Jeeps rolls out the new 2015 Renegade in Colorado
    Jeep rolls out the new 2015 Renegade in Colorado
    Jeep used the aptly named Cherokee Ranch in Sedalia, Colorado, to give automotive journalists their first in-depth look at the 2015 Jeep Renegade. We were not allowed to drive the new small Jeep at its unveiling, yesterday, but Jeep is releasing...
  • Dodge debuts 707 horsepower 2015 Charger SRT Hellcat
    Dodge reveals 707 horsepower 2015 Charger SRT Hellcat
    While hundreds of thousands of car lovers are gathered in metropolitan Detroit to celebrate muscle cars, Dodge is unveiling a modern day instant classic car. Dodge took the wraps off the 2015 Charger SRT Hellcat that will produce a mind boggling...
  • 2014 Carlisle Chrysler Nationals
    2014 Carlisle Chrysler Nationals
    When it comes to Carlisle Events, there are two big ones: Corvettes and Mopars. Both manage to drag the faithful from far and wide to buy/sell parts and show their cars. If you think over a thousand Mopars is not enough, then you'll be happy...
  • Faulty vanity mirror wiring sparks recall of Grand Jeep Cherokees and Durangos
    Faulty vanity mirror wiring sparks recall of Grand Jeep Cherokees and Durangos
    Chrysler Group announced that it is issuing a recall of nearly 900,000 SUVs due to “faulty wiring in vanity mirror lights that can short circuit and set fire.” Although the recall was announced yesterday, Chrysler actually initiated an...
  • Dodge restarts Viper production
    Dodge Viper is back on the prowl
    Chrysler is once again producing the Dodge Viper SRT after an unusually long summer break. Chrysler halted production of the sports car, because of slow sales, earlier this year. Workers, this week, are back building the 640-horsepower beauty...