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2014 NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Hyundai, Toyota to debut mid-sized sedan rivals

April 15, 2014 06:01 CET
Hyundai and Toyota have key product debuts at the New York auto show. BMW will unveil the X4 crossover while Mercedes debuts the S63 AMG coupe, a high-performance version of the S-class coupe.... Read More »

 

2014 NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Mid-sized sedans and crossovers to square off in the Big Apple

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2014
Hyundai will roll out its 2015 Sonata while Toyota offers an aggressive midcycle freshening of the Camry at the New York auto show this week. And Subaru will pit its redesigned 2015 Outback crossover against the next Nissan Murano.... Read More »

 

Dodge tests innovative 1-year lease on '14 Charger, Challenger

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2014
Dodge will defy industry convention this week with its "Double-Up" deal on the Charger and Challenger. The one-year lease on the outgoing 2014 editions comes with an incentive to switch to next year's refreshed models.... Read More »

 

Ram beefs up Power Wagon

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2014
The re-engineered 2014 Ram Power Wagon will get a new frame, bigger tires and a five-link coil suspension to improve on-road performance and off-road ability.... Read More »

 

Re-engineered Ram Power Wagon gets new frame, bigger tires

9:00 am U.S. ET | April 9, 2014
The re-engineered 2014 Ram Power Wagon will use a new frame, bigger tires and a five-link coil suspension to improve on-road performance and off-road ability.... Read More »

 

Stung by Ram, Chevy steps up truck spiffs

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 7, 2014
After the Ram pickup outsold the Chevrolet Silverado in March, a General Motors spokes-man said it was easy for Ram to "buy market share" with incentives.... Read More »

 

Mercedes’ Sprinter fights notion that it’s unaffordable

2:04 pm U.S. ET | April 4, 2014
The Mercedes-Benz badge may be too fancy for Sprinter van buyers in the United States. So Mercedes has begun advertising the sticker price on the refreshed 2014 Sprinter van to negate its luxury appeal. The move comes as Mercedes attempts to gain market share from rivals by reaching individual and fleet customers who are not accustomed -- or even averse -- to driving a Mercedes-Benz vehicle.... Read More »

 

Chrysler recalls 867,795 SUVs worldwide to repair brake system

April 3, 2014 06:01 CET
Chrysler Group is recalling 867,795 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs to install a shield to protect brake boosters from water corrosion.... Read More »

 

Chrysler recalls 867,795 SUVs worldwide to repair brake system

6:30 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2014
Chrysler Group is recalling 867,795 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs to install a shield to protect brake boosters from water corrosion. Vehicles from the model years 2011 through 2014 will be inspected and the boosters replaced where necessary, the automaker said in a statement today.... Read More »

 

Ram pickup outsells Silverado for first time since 1999

4:01 pm U.S. ET | April 1, 2014
It’s no April Fool’s joke, though General Motors may wish it were. The Ram pickup outsold the Chevrolet Silverado in March, the first monthly win by the Ram over Chevrolet’s full-sized pickup in nearly 15 years.... Read More »

 

Pickup, Jeep sales push Chrysler up 13%; monthly streak reaches 48

11:39 am U.S. ET | April 1, 2014
Stellar pickup and Jeep sales pushed Chrysler Group sales up 13 percent in March, and its string of year-over-year monthly gains reached 48 consecutive months. The company reported sales of 193,915 last month, its best March since 2007. Both the Jeep and Fiat brands had their highest U.S. sales of any month, and several vehicles set March or all-time monthly records.... Read More »

 

Ram van falls a few fridges shy of cargo claim

12:46 pm U.S. ET | March 28, 2014
When Ram converted the Fiat Ducato last fall into the 2014 Ram ProMaster for the United States, it also converted the van's cargo capacity from Europe: 15 cubic meters to 530 cubic feet. But there's a problem: In the United States, cargo capacity is measured differently.... Read More »

 

The boss breaks the rules on product secrets

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 24, 2014
Sergio Marchionne sometimes bends the rules a little.... Read More »

 

Chrysler's hot Hellcat puts pressure on the Viper

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 24, 2014
It's been an open secret for nearly a year that Chrysler has been tinkering with a supercharged V-8 code-named Hellcat.... Read More »

 

Chrysler's Ram gains ground on Silverado

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 22, 2014
The side-view mirror of a Chevrolet Silverado contains this warning: "Objects may be closer than they appear."... Read More »

 

Chrysler to idle Viper plant for two months on slow sales

2:13 pm U.S. ET | March 18, 2014
Chrysler Group has suspended production of its SRT Viper sport coupe for at least two months because of slow sales.... Read More »

 

Truck veteran Diaz tinkered with Titan styling

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 17, 2014
Fred Diaz, Nissan's top sales exec in North America, figured he knew a thing or two about full-sized pickups when he joined the company last April.... Read More »

 

Chrysler recalls 49,400 Chargers for headlight issue

1:49 pm U.S. ET | March 13, 2014
Chrysler Group said today it is recalling about 49,400 full-size Dodge Chargers for possible overheating of headlight parts.... Read More »

 

Chrysler recalls 25,250 SUVs for braking issue

9:22 am U.S. ET | March 10, 2014
Chrysler said the recall is being done to improve pedal feel during certain aggressive braking maneuvers.... Read More »

 

A crushing loss: School's out for vintage Vipers

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 10, 2014
It's a sight almost too painful for sports car aficionados to view: a large backhoe crashing down on a perfectly good classic Dodge Viper and crushing the life out of it. It's happening to 93 Vipers at vocational schools across the country.... Read More »

 

Chrysler will stay in Canada for now

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 10, 2014
Chrysler Group's decision last week to withdraw its request for almost $640 million (U.S. ) in government assistance from Canada and pay for renovations itself means minivan production will stay in Windsor, Ontario, for now.... Read More »

 

In the rodeo arena, Ram reigns

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 10, 2014
Like a trailer to a truck, Chrysler's Ram brand has been hitched to the world of rodeo and its vast community of horse enthusiasts.... Read More »

 

SEAN GAGNIER

The race to sell a truck to Jimmy Fallon

5:06 pm U.S. ET | March 6, 2014
Jimmy Fallon, new host of “The Tonight Show,” knows what he wants to spend one of his first paychecks on -- a truck. And automakers are tripping over themselves to get him behind the wheel of one of their pickups.... Read More »

 

Chrysler idles 325 Illinois workers for a week amid slow Dart sales

2:05 pm U.S. ET | March 4, 2014
Chrysler Group has idled 325 workers at its Belvidere, Ill., assembly plant for a week because of slow sales of the Dodge Dart.... Read More »

 

Chrysler Group sales rise 11% on Jeep, Ram

1:47 pm U.S. ET | March 3, 2014
Chrysler Group's U.S. sales climbed 11 percent in February on the strength of Jeep and Ram, which offset declines at Dodge. The company reported sales of 154,866 units last month, its best February since 2007 and its 47th consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains.... Read More »

 

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