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All-new HEMI® with Fuel-Saving MDS Technology Earns Ward’s 2009 "10 Best Engines" Award

Now in its second generation, the legendary 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 engine has once again earned a place on Ward’s distinguished "2009 10 Best Engines" list. Relentlessly delivering powertrain excellence, Chrysler LLC has earned Ward's "10 Best" award six times in the last seven years with the iconic 5.7-liter HEMI engine. "The HEMI earns the honor not on pure emotion or brute force but with advanced new technology such as variable valve timing

Chrysler Celebrates 25 Years Of The World’s First And Favourite MPV

Chrysler is celebrating a quarter-century of MPV innovation, on-going development and leadership since launching the world’s first MPV. The year was 1983. The Internet was created, and the first mobile phones were introduced to the public, U.S. astronauts completed the first space shuttle spacewalk; and Dallas was the most popular programme on TV ...... and Chrysler hit a home run with the introduction of the world’s first MPV. On November

Chrysler’s Electric Vehicles to Appear at Los Angeles Auto Show

Chrysler LLC’s three advanced production-intent electric vehicle prototype vehicles are headed to California, where they will make their worldwide auto show debut at the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show. The vehicles – the Dodge EV, Jeep® EV and Chrysler EV – will be on display during press days (Nov. 19-20), and throughout the show’s public days (Nov. 21-30). Frank Klegon, Executive Vice President – Product Development, Chrysler LLC, wil

Chrysler LLC - Value and Fuel Efficiency Offered in Three New Vehicle Packages

With gas prices expected to remain high, and consumers watching their wallets, Chrysler announced today a new emphasis on value and fuel efficiency on three vehicles. Effective today, consumers can order entry-level models of the Chrysler Sebring, Chrysler 300 and Dodge Avenger, and get at a discounted price upgraded interiors with higher content, and a fuel-efficient engine. Chrysler LLC Modifies Three New 2009 MY Vehicle Lineups to Provide M

Most Powerful Hybrid SUVs Now Offer Best-in-Class Fuel Economy

Yeah, it’s gotta HEMI® Hybrid. And best-in-class fuel economy, too. Official EPA fuel economy numbers for the 2009 Chrysler Aspen Hybrid and Dodge Durango Hybrid are 20 city and 22 highway, achieving best-in-class fuel economy ratings for a full-size 4x4 SUV. Chrysler LLC’s first production hybrids are coupled with the renowned 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine with fuel-saving Multi-Displacement System (MDS) technology. Total output, when combi

GEM Peapod: Meet the New Neighbor

With all the talk about alternative powertrain vehicles on the roads, many forget that Chrysler leads the industry with the most zero-emission electric vehicles. Chrysler subsidiary GEM, or Global Electric Motorcars, in the last decade has put 38,000 electric neighborhood vehicles on the roads. Now GEM has a new name – GreenEcoMobility – and new styling to lead its expansion into the next decade. The new name signifies the company’s goal of redefining environmentally friendly vehicles.

Chrysler Improves Fuel Economy By 8 Percent on 2009 Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan

New 2009 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan models equipped with a 4.0-liter six-cylinder engine now deliver EPA fuel efficiency in the city of 17 mpg and 25 mpg on the highway, a label unbeaten among minivans. “Chrysler and Dodge minivans continue to lead the segment,” said Larry Lyons, Vice President – Car and Minivan Product Team, Chrysler LLC. "With an improved 4.0-liter six-cylinder engine and a minivan-first six-sp

Chrysler LLC and Operation Gratitude Deliver Customized Vehicle to Soldier Returning from Iraq Deployment

Today, in front of 4,000 soldiers, Army Spc. Michael Gallagher took possession of his new vehicle, an all-new, custom-painted 2008 Jeep® Liberty. The vehicle was provided to him by Chrysler LLC in partnership with Operation Gratitude. The vehicle includes a custom-painted mural that honors five fallen soldiers in Gallagher’s unit. The presentation continues Chrysler LLC’s support of the military through its “Honoring Those Who Serve”

Mopar releases uconnect web industry-first in-car Wireless Internet system

Mopar® announced today that it will launch uconnect web™, Chrysler LLC’s in-vehicle wireless Internet connectivity for Chrysler, Jeep® and Dodge consumers in the U.S. uconnect web, powered by Autonet Mobile, delivers continuous Internet connectivity to all vehicle passengers for entertainment and real-time information access on the go. uconnect web will be available in August as a dealer-installed Mopar Accessory. Mopar is Chrysler LLC�

Good to be Back in Canada Again

For the 450 Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge dealers in Canada, things are looking pretty good: 21 straight months of sales growth to be solidly the 2nd best selling lineup in the country, the best sales month ever for Dodge Ram, and the best April results in over five years and 2007’s top market share and sales volume gain. It’s good to be in Canada. I should know, I worked there for four years. This week, I accompanied Chrysler Canada President and CEO Reid Bigland (below right) to the grand op

Chrysler Rooting for 2008 Ginn Tribute Player to Shoot a Hole-in-one and Receive an All-new 2009 Chrysler Aspen HEMI® Hybrid

The Chrysler brand is hoping that one of the 144 Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) players competing in this weekend's 2008 Ginn Tribute Hosted by ANNIKA will shoot a hole-in-one as that golfer will be one of the first to own an all-new 2009 Chrysler Aspen HEMI® Hybrid, due in showrooms later this year. As one of the founding sponsors of Ginn golf tournaments and the official automotive sponsor, Chrysler is also giving the winner of

All-new 2008 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan Earn Top Safety Ratings

The all-new 2008 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan earned “good” ratings, the highest ratings available from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), in both frontal offset and side crashworthiness tests. “Minivans are the one of the safest vehicles on the road and our all-new 2008 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan are built with more than 25 years of proven engineering innovations”, sai