Dodge

KEITH CRAIN

A brand is built 1 customer at a time

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23, 2014
To help celebrate the anniversary, I decided it was time to visit my local Dodge dealer. I met the next-generation car dealer, I hope.... Read More »

 

DODGE 100

From bicycles to bankruptcy, a Dodge century

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16, 2014
From Dodge's quick rise as an early 20th century supplier to its tumble as part of Chrysler's bankruptcy during the 2009 industry collapse, the brand has survived as an American icon.... Read More »

 

DEFINING DODGE

After 100 years, Dodge's identity still tough to pin down

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16, 2014
Dodge's muddled history explains why it's hard today to say clearly what the brand is all about.... Read More »

 

RICHARD JOHNSON

Dodge touted 'old lady,' then kicked her to curb

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16, 2014
When muscle car enthusiasts refer to Dodge -- now celebrating its 100th anniversary -- as one of the great brands of the '60s and '70s, I have a different kind of "60s and 70s" in mind.... Read More »

 

ULTIMATE SURVIVOR

10 people who shaped Dodge after founders' deaths

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15, 2014
The Dodge brand was founded 100 years ago by two brothers who were confident that they could best the established competition. But after the founders died young, the brand thrived with help from Walter P. Chrysler, Richard Petty and Hal Sperlich.... Read More »

 

Silverado team throws down at Ram hoedown

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9, 2014
Chevy tacked up a special message on the exterior wall of a building nearby Ram's Downtown Hoedown.... Read More »

 

FACE2FACE

Dodge chief's 12 death-defying laps were 'the coolest'

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2014
Thirty years after getting his first speeding ticket, Dodge CEO Tim Kuniskis is still nutty about performance. That may be why Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has consolidated its SRT line under him.... Read More »

 

Dodge plans 600-hp Challenger Hellcat

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2014
Chrysler Group says a new top-end version of the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT will get the most powerful V-8 the company has ever produced.... Read More »

 

Viper keeps SRT badge -- for now

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 24, 2014
The Viper sports coupe, Chrysler Group's exotic halo car, has an identity crisis. The automaker's most expensive vehicle will remain badged as an SRT, at least for now, even though Chrysler has folded the SRT brand into Dodge.... Read More »

 

Older Ram pickups investigated by NHTSA over reports of no-clutch starts

11:44 am U.S. ET | May 23, 2014
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating 110,000 older-model Dodge Ram pickups over reports that faulty interlocks allowed vehicles to start without the clutch being pressed.... Read More »

 

Hellcat-powered Challenger SRT gets big boost to fight Mustang, Camaro

9:00 am U.S. ET | May 20, 2014
The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT unveiled today is Chrysler Group's first use of a new 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 engine rated at more than 600 hp to take on the Ford Mustang GT500 and Camaro ZL1.... Read More »

 

Dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 19, 2014
Gary Swant, left, and Bradley Graber, right, of Swant Graber Motors in Barron, Wis., receive a 50-year award for Dodge from Joel Schlader, Chrysler Group's area commercial sales manager.... Read More »

 

Chrysler for the masses; Dodge goes performance

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
Five years ago, Chrysler Group positioned Dodge to take on Ford, Chevrolet, Toyota and other mass-market brands in the United States. That didn't pan out. So now, it's the Chrysler marque's turn to battle the mass-market brands, while Dodge shifts to a lineup of performance vehicles.... Read More »

 

Marchionne's take on aluminum? Ram not an option

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
Marchionne says Chrysler will be watching Ford's rollout of its aluminum 2015 F-150 very closely to gauge market acceptance.... Read More »

 

Chrysler plans new I-4 family, plug-ins, diesels

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, playing catch-up in the U.S. fuel-economy race, will debut a family of advanced four-cylinder gasoline engines in the next five years.... Read More »

 

Chrysler recalling 780,477 minivans for overheating power window vents

2:05 pm U.S. ET | May 9, 2014
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said today it was recalling an estimated 780,477 minivans after reports of overheating, including some fires, in third-row power window vent switches.... Read More »

 

Fiat stock tumbles as investors question Marchionne's plan

May 7, 2014 15:20 CET
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has an ambitious five-year plan to more than double profit and increase annual deliveries 61 percent. So far, investors aren't buying it.... Read More »

 

Fiat stock tumbles as investors question Marchionne's plan

9:20 am U.S. ET | May 7, 2014
Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has an ambitious five-year plan to more than double profit and increase annual deliveries 61 percent. So far, investors aren't buying it.... Read More »

 

Fiat Chrysler predicts average N.A. dealership will sell 798 units in 2018

3:45 pm U.S. ET | May 6, 2014
Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram dealerships in North America will sell significantly more vehicles in 2018 than now, the automaker said today. Each dealership sold an average of 566 vehicles last year, the company said. That will increase steadily to annual sales of 798 units per dealership in 2018, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles projected today.... Read More »

 

Chrysler brand gets biggest push in Marchionne's overhaul

1:24 pm U.S. ET | May 6, 2014
The Chrysler brand will gain products and Dodge will lose them while Jeep and profit-rich Ram expand under Fiat Chrysler Automobile's North American plan for the next five years.... Read More »

 

Dodge boss Kuniskis takes charge of SRT performance line

10:33 am U.S. ET | May 6, 2014
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will consolidate its SRT performance line under Dodge brand CEO Tim Kuniskis as part of a new structure announced today that more clearly defines the roles of the unified automaker's brands.... Read More »

 

Dodge will 'purify' brand, drop Grand Caravan

10:07 am U.S. ET | May 6, 2014
Dodge will get back to its roots, said Dodge brand chief Tim Kuniskis. To “purify the brand,” Dodge dropped the Avenger this year. And in 2016, the Grand Caravan will be dropped. Dodge is about passion for performance and technology, he said. Dodge drivers “are not looking for practical, sensible cars. That's Chrysler's territory.”... Read More »

 

Dodge, Land Rover, Lamborghini draw youngest new-vehicle buyers, IHS report says

2:58 pm U.S. ET | May 5, 2014
Dodge attracted the youngest U.S. buyers among nonluxury brands in 2013, with nearly 15 percent of its new-vehicle customers age 25 to 34, a report by IHS Automotive says. On the luxury and exotic side, Land Rover and Lamborghini buyers were the youngest, with an average age of 47.9 years.... Read More »

 

Tune in for Chrysler's 5-year plan

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 4, 2014
On Tuesday, May 6, a team of Automotive News editors and reporters will provide real-time coverage of Chrysler Group's and Fiat's five-year product and business plan.... Read More »

 

American Axle earnings get boost from Jeep Cherokee, Ram pickup

3:49 pm U.S. ET | May 2, 2014
American Axle & Manufacturing today reported its strongest quarterly earnings in more than a year, crediting strong sales from the new Jeep Cherokee and Ram pickup.... Read More »

 

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