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Jeep's little Renegade released
19th October, 2015
New small Jeep here now; priced from $29,500*; Made by Fiat in Melfi (Italy); offers Australian customers three engine options and a host of safety and advanced technology offerings; the small SUV is 'city-sized' yet not confined to the urban environment ..... more

Chrysler undertakes to remedy customer service complaints
14th October, 2015
ACCC received a number of complaints from Chrysler customers concerning vehicle faults and how their complaints were handled by Chrysler and its dealers. The complaints related to various issues including delays in sourcing spare parts and failing to adequately deal with customer complaints ..... more

Chrysler 300 SRT arrives
3rd September, 2015
Powered by a 6.4-litre V8 that delivers 350kW and 637Nm - now paired with a ZF TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic; 20-inch machine-faced aluminium (Core) or forged aluminium (SRT) wheels and performance tyres; Driver-calibrated launch control provides stunning straight-line acceleration ..... more

Fiat Chrysler's record $70 million (USD) fine
28th July, 2015
Owners of more than a million Jeeps that are prone to deadly fires either will have the chance to trade their vehicle in for above its market value, or will receive a financial incentive to get their vehicle remedied ..... more

Chrysler's new 300 arrives
28th July, 2015
300’s exterior features expressive style for 2015 with a bolder front grille and new wheel designs; TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission now standard on every model; Two models 300C (from $49,000*) and 300C Luxury (from $54,000*) are available now ..... more

Jeep Renegade by Garage Italia Customs
12th July, 2015
One of the two Renegade show cars customised by Garage Italia Customs with electro-acoustic guitar inspired graphics and chrome-plated details was revealed in Geneva earlier this month ..... more

America's Dodge Viper ACR for 2016
23rd June, 2015
American Viper enthusiasts with the need for ultimate handling, performance and road course domination, as well as the ability to drive their Viper home from the track, can now order the fastest street-legal Viper track car ever ..... more

Dodge Journey Blacktop Edition
12th April, 2015
Based on the range topping R/T variant, the Journey Blacktop Edition features black exterior elements such as gloss black exterior mirrors, front fascia, headlight housings and the Dodge split crosshair grille. Continuing the theme and complementing the exterior highlights are 19-inch alloy wheels ..... more

Jeep Wrangler Freedom Edition for 2015
4th March, 2015
2015 Wrangler Freedom Edition – limited to 200 units; Distinctive interior and exterior design enhancements; Additional equipment includes satellite navigation and reversing camera; Available now, priced from $38,500* ..... more

Chrysler 300 SRT8 Core 'Satin Vapour' Edition
12th February, 2015
Before the current model retires some gloss is added to the 'Core' by way of a special edition ..... more

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Chrysler's new 300 for 2015
21st November, 2014
Chrysler 300, unveiled this week in America takes the nameplate’s style and sophistication to a new level, offering well known design proportions, world-class quality, materials and refinement, V6 or V8 power, plus segment-exclusive innovations. New 300C Platinum model features quilted Nappa leather, hand-sanded wood, ultra-premium Poltrona Frau leather-wrapped instrument panel and console, plus platinum-chrome exterior details and 20-inch wheels ..... more

Jeep Grand Cherokee Blackhawk Edition
23rd October, 2014
Blackhawk Edition is based on the already well-equipped Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4; priced from $50,000* (petrol) and $55,000* (diesel) ..... more

Jeep Wrangler Blackhawk Edition
21st October, 2014
Available in two- or four-door specification, the Wrangler Blackhawk is powered by a 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 matched to a five-speed automatic transmission; priced from $45,000* (2-door) and $49,000* (4-door) ..... more

Jeep Compass Blackhawk Edition
20th October, 2014
Jeep Compass Blackhawk 4x2 2.0-litre CVT is priced at $30,200* (MLP*) ..... more

Jeep Patriot Blackhawk Edition
20th October, 2014
Jeep Patriot Blackhawk 4x2 2.0-litre CVT is priced at $28,900* (MLP*) ..... more (copyright image)

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Freedom Edition

15th September, 2014

Jeep Cherokee gains diesel variant
1st September, 2014
2.0-litre turbodiesel engine delivers 125kW and 350Nm and features Stop/Start technology; Available only in luxurious "Limited" trim level and priced from $49,000* ..... more

Extreme muscle for Dodge's muscle car
13th July, 2014
The fastest muscle car ever is also the most powerful muscle car ever, thanks to the Challenger SRT’s HEMI Hellcat, which delivers an unprecedented 707 horsepower ..... more

Jeep's all-new Cherokee released
15th June, 2014
New model redefines Jeep's mid-size SUV with all-terrain ability, improved fuel efficiency, new technology and new safety systems; First in segment with nine-speed automatic transmission; First Jeep built on Chrysler Group’s CUS-wide (Compact US) platform; Made in Toledo, USA; Five-star ANCAP rating; Available in four models: Sport, Longitude, Limited and Trailhawk with prices starting at $33,500* ..... more

Jeep Wrangler gains "Polar" limited edition
14th May, 2014
Special edition Polar badge on the side of the vehicle exhibits the 78° S and 106° E coordinates - the location of Vostok in Antarctica: the exact point where the absolute severest temperature in the world was recorded at -89.2° C ..... more (copyright image)

Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x2

11th May, 2014

Dodge muscle cars for 2015
13th April, 2014
The good news: the next Dodge Challenger is being considered for right-hand drive production ..... more (copyright image)

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited "Dragon Edition"

30th March, 2014

Fiat made Jeep Renegade
4th March, 2014
All-new 2015 Jeep Renegade is the brand’s first Fiat-made SUV; Renegade Trailhawk model delivers 4x4 Trail Rated capability with Jeep Active Drive Low, which includes 20:1 crawl ratio and Jeep Selec-Terrain system; “small-wide 4x4 architecture” combines best-in-class off-road capability ..... more

Jeep Wrangler Freedom Edition
31st January, 2014
Featuring military vehicle styling effects with interior and exterior enhancements; Available in two and four-door variants; Priced from $35,000* ..... more

Who owns Chrysler?
28th January, 2014
Fiat funded the U.S.$1,750 million payment from available cash on hand. Chrysler Group funded the special distribution from available cash on hand ..... more

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Jeep Wrangler Dragon Edition
3rd December, 2013
Limited edition Wrangler Dragon features striking styling package; Unique exterior and interior appointments available for the first time on Wrangler ..... more

Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit
27th November, 2013
The Summit builds on the comprehensive Grand Cherokee 3.0 CRD Overland (diesel) model specification, delivering a suite of new luxury features while keeping the price to $75,000* ..... more

Chrysler expands 300 line-up with 300S
6th November, 2013
New exterior styling and interior equipment on 300S accentuate the flagship Chrysler’s “Imported from Detroit” attitude and street-cred; Priced* from $47,500* ..... more (copyright image)

Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo (2WD)

4th October, 2013

Ram Trucks for Australia
30th August, 2013
In the rear compartment, cowboy-style saddle bags complete with buckle replace the traditional seat-back pockets on the Laramie LongHorn..... more

Ram Rumble Bee truck
23rd August, 2013
Ten years ago, there was the Rumble Bee, a popular model inspired by the Super Bee muscle car of the late ‘60s. Last week-end, Ram unveiled a new HEMI-powered Ram 1500 Rumble Bee concept ..... more

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition
22nd August, 2013
Named after America’s most demanding off-road trail; offers an even greater level of capability, including additional ground clearance and new rock rails; ‘Anniversary Red’ leather interior ..... more

Chrysler at Woodward Dream Cruise
18th August, 2013
Chrysler Group LLC brought more than 70 vehicles to this year’s Woodward Dream Cruise where each brand — Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram Truck, FIAT, SRT and Mopar — wheeled in some of their latest production and buzz models, along with a collection of iconic, classic cars from America’s past ..... more

Jeep Grand Cherokee updated
5th July, 2013
New Grand Cherokee updates the U.S. made SUV, delivering customers a combination of leading powertrain options, legendary capability, elegant design, quality craftsmanship and a host of advanced user-friendly technology and safety features ..... more

Chrysler release 'cheap' 300 SRT8 Core
29th May, 2013
Developed specifically for the Australian market, the 300 SRT8 Core offers all the exhilarating performance capabilities synonymous with the SRT brand and has been designed to appeal to customers looking for a ‘pure’ driving experience ..... more

All-new Jeep Cherokee debuts
28th March, 2013
With an all-new look, Jeep is set on raising the bar with legendary capability, world-class on-road dynamics, fuel economy improvements of more the 45 per cent over the out-going model. The revolutionary Jeep design is claimed to feature world-class craftsmanship inside and out, and an array of advanced safety and technology features ..... more

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Limited Edition
18th March, 2013
Only 160 Trailhawk models will be available to Australia buyers, all of which feature Jeep’s powerful 3.0-litre V6 turbo diesel engine, Quadra‐Drive II four-wheel drive system, Quadra‐Lift air suspension, under-body protection plates, 18-inch all-terrain tyres as well as a host of visual and functional enhancements unique to the Trailhawk model ..... more (copyright image)

Chrysler 300 SRT8

17th March, 2013

All-new Jeep Cherokee debuts in March
25th February, 2013
Scheduled to debut at the New York Motor Show, the all-new “no-compromise” 2014 Cherokee will build on its off-road capability and functionality and will feature fuel economy improvements of more than 45 per cent over the outgoing model ..... more

LOOKING BACK - 1963 Chrysler Turbine
10th February, 2013
A total of 50 Ghia-bodied gas-turbine cars were manufactured in 1963 and 1964. Most of the vehicles were loaned to members of the general public for a three-month trial period ..... more

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Jeep Wrangler Overland released
20th December, 2012
Jeep Australia has announced that the new 2013 Wrangler Overland is on the to local Jeep dealers. New levels of comfort and convenience have been added to Jeep’s iconic off-roader ..... more

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 arrives
10th October, 2012
Designed and built using the proven SRT formula that raises performance to competition levels, the new 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 runs from 0-100 km/h in 5.0 seconds ..... more

Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland now available with 3.6-litre V6
13th September, 2012
Priced at  just $65,000*, the Grand Cherokee Overland 3.6-litre offers all the craftsmanship, luxury and technology found on the other Overland prestige models, with real wood and leather interior appointments, standard dual pane panoramic sun roof and power liftgate, and a large 16.5 cm touchscreen with GPS navigation ..... more

Chrysler's new 300 arriving now
11th July, 2012
The brilliant new Chrysler 300 four-model range offers outstanding choices such as V6 petrol or diesel power, V8 petrol, an eight-speed automatic transmission in some models plus premium features such as carbon-fibre and wood grain finishes and 100 per cent Napa leather ..... more

Viper returns for U.S. in 2013
3rd June, 2012
An all-new Viper will return to the American high-performance sports car market late this year as an SRT rather than Dodge ..... more

Dodge Journey updated for 2012
29th March, 2012
Standard equipment in the new Journey R/T includes not just the Pentastar V6, but also leather seats, 8.4-inch touch-screen satellite navigation, second-row overhead video with wireless headphones, a reversing camera, heated front seats and 19-inch alloy wheels ..... more

Jeep Wrangler updated
7th March, 2012
Wrangler’s adoption of the efficient new Pentastar 3.6-litre V6 produces much greater power and torque than the previous 3.8-litre engine, giving improved performance and fuel economy as well as lower exhaust emissions – not to mention greatly enhanced driving pleasure ..... more

Ferrari F1 drivers get a 'real' car
3rd February, 2012
The two, uniquely customised Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 models are based on the new high-performance model of the Jeep flagship SUV which is already available in North America. European and Australian markets will see the new Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 starting in May 2012 ..... more

Jeep Compass released
17th January, 2012
The new Compass boasts a host of interior refinements, with soft touch points and high quality materials along with improved ride and handling characteristics courtesy of upgraded steering and suspension systems ..... more

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America's Dodge Dart
7th December, 2011
The all-new Dart is the first Chrysler Group vehicle based upon a Fiat architecture – adapted from the Alfa Romeo Giulietta ..... more

Jeep Compass returning to Australia
4th August, 2011
The Jeep Compass has been confirmed for arrival in Australia later this year, offering a unique blend of styling, capability, efficiency and value that is set to ignite the compact SUV segment ..... more

Who owns Chrysler?
24th July, 2011
Fiat has once again increased its shareholding in Chrysler Group LLC ..... more (copyright image)

Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

20th July, 2011

70th Anniversary models for Jeep
27th June, 2011
Jeep is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2011. To mark the occasion, the Jeep brand has released distinctive, unique 70th Anniversary Edition models of each vehicle in its line-up ..... more

Diesel for Jeep Grand Cherokee
22nd June, 2011
The multi-award winning 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee is now available in Australia with a new 3.0-litre turbo diesel engine. The new engine is more powerful, more fuel efficient and produces lower emissions than its predecessor, while being able to tow up to 3,500 kg ..... more

Fiat to buy out 'Feds' share of Chrysler
21st June, 2011
Fiat recently notified the United States Department of Treasury (“UST”) of Fiat’s intent to exercise its option to purchase the interest held in Chrysler by UST, equal to 6% of Chrysler’s equity ..... more

Fiat increases its interest in Chrysler
29th May, 2011
Concurrently with the closing of the refinancing of Chrysler’s debt and the full repayment by Chrysler of its debt to the U.S. and Canadian governments last week, Fiat has consummated the exercise of its option to purchase an incremental 16% interest in Chrysler ..... more

Chrysler repays government loans
29th May, 2011
Chrysler Group LLC last week announced the repayment of US$7.6 billion in outstanding U.S. and Canadian government loans following the completion of new refinancing transactions ..... more

2011 Jeep Patriot released
27th May, 2011
Jeep Patriot’s classic exterior styling and capability have been enhanced for 2011 with new front and rear fascias, lower bodyside accent cladding, a revised grille and an increased ride height. Ride-and-handling is refined courtesy of upgraded systems. Interior enhancements round out the new-for-2011 features, and include significantly refined touch points ..... more

Fiat to increase stake in Chrysler Group LLC
8th May, 2011
Fiat has reached an agreement with Chrysler Group LLC and others regarding the exercise by Fiat of the Incremental Equity Call Option to which Fiat is entitled under Chrysler’s Operating Agreement ..... more

Who owns Chrysler?
13th April, 2011
Further to the news item dated 25th January 2011 Chrysler Group LLC yesterday announced that Fiat's ownership in the Company has increased from 25 per cent to 30 per cent, effective 12th April 2011 ..... more (copyright image)

Chrysler 300C SRT8

12th April, 2011

America's Easter Jeep Safari
10th April, 2011
Each year, thousands of off-road enthusiasts descend upon Moab, Utah (USA), for the Easter Jeep Safari and a week of fun on some of the country’s best and most rugged trails ..... more

2011 Jeep Wrangler arrives
13th March, 2011
The new 2011 Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited have been released in Australia with a host of upgrades, from an all-new interior to an upgraded turbo diesel powerplant that delivers significantly more power and economy ..... more

Jeep Grand Cherokee arrives
1st February, 2011
The all-new Quadra-Lift™ air suspension system is a first for Jeep, delivering legendary Jeep off-road capability and delightful on-road ride. In addition, the new Selec-Terrain™ traction control system allows the driver to choose the drive system that best matches on- or off-road driving conditions. New front and rear independent suspension systems deliver premium on-road handling and comfort ..... more

Who owns Chrysler Group?
25th January, 2011
Chrysler Group announced earlier this month that Fiat's ownership interest in the Company has increased from 20 per cent to 25 per cent upon the Company’s achievement of the first of three performance-related 'milestones' ..... more

Fiat Freemont is a new journey
24th January, 2011
The Freemont built on the base of the Dodge Journey, is the first Fiat vehicle to come out of the partnership with the Chrysler Group. It will be produced in the Mexican plant of Toluca ..... more

Jeep Compass for 2011
23rd January, 2011
Delivering the packaging and interior flexibility of an SUV with the performance, handling, fuel economy and price of a compact car, the new 2011 Jeep Compass also boasts more than 30 safety and security features, including standard side-curtain air bags, electronic stability programme (ESC), electronic roll mitigation, Hill-start Assist (with manual transmission), side curtain air bags for all rows and available front-seat-mounted side air bags ..... more

Chrysler 200 convertible
16th January, 2011
America's new 2011 Chrysler 200 Convertible offers consumers an open-air driving experience featuring elegant craftsmanship inside and out, a fun, yet refined driving experience, innovative technology, an abundance of standard safety features and an extraordinary level of standard content ..... more

Jeep Patriot for 2011
2nd January, 2011
The Jeep Patriot, the affordable compact sport-utility vehicle, offers capability along with updated exterior styling, new interior features and improved ride-and-handling characteristics ..... more

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Chrysler 300 for 2011
28th December, 2010
With its rear-wheel drive configuration and sculptured bodyside, the new 2011 Chrysler 300 delivers the distinction, innovation and large sedan features at a legendary value, while setting a new course for the American brand ..... more

Dodge Journey for 2011
22nd November, 2010
For 2011, Dodge takes what was good and makes it better. The Dodge Journey receives a major overhaul with a completely redesigned and retuned suspension, a new V6 engine and a new interior ..... more

Jeep's new variants for America
18th November, 2010
A pair of new Jeep vehicles – the Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Summit and the Jeep Liberty Jet – make their public debut at the Los Angeles Motor Show in USA tomorrow ..... more

The new Chrysler 200
9th November, 2010
The Chrysler 200 will arrive in North American dealerships later this year following its debut at the Los Angeles Motor Show on Friday 19th November, 2010 ..... more

Mopar at SEMA
4th November, 2010
Mopar® is showcasing 35 vehicles at the 2010 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show, in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA) this week. Mopar filled its 4,660 square metres space with customised Jeep®, Dodge, Fiat, Chrysler and Ram Truck vehicles ..... more

Jeep prepare for new Grand Cherokee release
14th October, 2010
First shown to the public in Australia at the 2010 National Jeep Jamboree held at Lardner Park in Victoria 30th September through to 3rd October 2010, over 900 delighted Jeep enthusiasts were thrilled to view the all-new 2011 Grand Cherokee on display and also at work ..... more

Coming soon from Jeep: new version of the iconic Wrangler
25th August, 2010
Jeep continues to refine the successful Wrangler formula by combining its legendary, benchmark capability with an all-new interior that delivers rich styling with significantly upgraded touch surfaces, occupant comfort and versatility ..... more

New Jeep Grand Cherokee production begins
26th May, 2010
Chrysler Group LLC’s Jefferson North (Detroit) Assembly Plant (JNAP) celebrated, on Friday 21st May 2010, the launch of production of the all-new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee ..... more

Jeep pushes Chrysler sales upward
7th May, 2010
The ever capable Jeep Wrangler continues to lead the way for Chrysler Australia in 2010 with 224 vehicles registered during April with Patriot continuing to set new records each month ..... more

Jeep sales up
20th April, 2010
Jeep Cherokee sales continue to grow in 2010 with the versatile off-roader producing its best quarter since launch while Patriot consistently performs since its refresh in October ..... more

Jeep Grand Cherokee – Overland Badge Returns
6th April, 2010
Priced from $68,990, the Grand Cherokee Overland is superbly equipped and offers customers fantastic value for money combined with Jeep’s legendary four-wheel-drive capability ..... more

Moab's mighty Mopar machines
2nd April, 2010
Chrysler Group LLC arrived with truckloads of head-turning, “Moparised” Jeep® and Ram Truck vehicles to showcase at the 44th annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah, USA ..... more

More sting for Dodge Viper
31st March, 2010
Built for road racing enthusiasts, the Dodge Viper ACR-X combines the best performance attributes of the record-setting, street-legal Dodge Viper ACR (American Club Racer) and the safety equipment of championship-winning Viper Competition Coupe ..... more

Chrysler to develop Fiat 500 based Electric Vehicle
25th March, 2010
Chrysler Group LLC has announced its plans to engineer and manufacture a pure electric vehicle using the Fiat 500 platform ..... more

All-new Pentastar V6 Engine from Chrysler Group LLC
22nd March, 2010
Chrysler Group LLC introduces the most advanced V6 engine in the company’s history — the Pentastar V6. This new line of V6 engines will contribute to an overall fuel-efficiency improvement across the Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge product line-up ..... more

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Chrysler PT Cruiser Special Edition released
1st October, 2009
Only available in Brilliant Black exterior paint, the Special Edition 2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser comes with a host of extras that not only add value but also differentiate the already unique appearance of the PT Cruiser ..... more

Chrysler Resumes Production of Grand Voyager
27th September, 2009
Chrysler Group LLC has announced that the company's Windsor Assembly Plant in Canada has begun production of Grand Voyagers for international markets ..... more

Chrysler PT Cruiser production continues
4th August, 2009
With more than 1.3 million PT Cruisers sold in more than 60 countries since 2000, we’re excited to announce we’re re-energising the iconic and award-winning PT Cruiser ..... more

Viper to remain in Dodge line-up
12th July, 2009
Originally slated to cease production in December 2009, the Chrysler Group Conner Avenue Assembly Plant — the exclusive 'home' of Dodge Viper production since 1995 — will continue to build the V-10 powered sports car ..... more

Chrysler Resumes Production
18th June, 2009
One week after finalising its global strategic alliance with Fiat Group, Chrysler Group LLC has announced that it will resume volume production of vehicles with the start-up of seven of its North American assembly plants ..... more

Chrysler Group LLC and Fiat Finalise Global Strategic Alliance
11th June, 2009
As part of the alliance, Fiat will contribute to Chrysler its technology, platforms and powertrains for small- and medium-sized cars ..... more

US Court Approves Sale of Chrysler LLC to New Company Formed with Fiat
3rd June, 2009
Chrysler LLC announced on Monday that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York (USA), has approved its request to sell substantially all of its operations to Chrysler Group LLC, the new company formed in alliance with Fiat SpA ..... more

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Dodge Journey R/T

22nd May, 2009

Chrysler Reveals Electric Concepts to USPS
26th April, 2009
Chrysler has showed off four all-electric Chrysler Town & Country (known as Grand Voyager in Australia) mini-van concepts to the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) ..... more

Jeep Introduces All-New 2011 Grand Cherokee
16th April, 2009
First application of company’s all-new, flexible fuel 3.6-litre V6 engine which features Variable-Valve Timing (VVT), 209 kW and 353 Nm @ 4,800 rpm – an increase of 33 per cent in horsepower ..... more

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Dodge Nitro SXT

29th March, 2009

Dodge Nitro SX-R – Limited to Just 100 Vehicles
18th March, 2009
Overseen by renowned Australian upholsterer Blackman and Sons, each SX-R will come standard with premium dark mono-tone leather interior with ‘French’ seam stitching ..... more

Past and Present Chrysler Vehicles Return to the Murray
12th March, 2009
Over 600 vehicles are expected to be on display at the 17th annual Chryslers on the Murray event which will be held this weekend (14th - 15th March, 2009) at Sumsion Gardens, Wodonga ..... more

Chrysler at Geneva Motor Show
20th February, 2009
With its rapidly growing portfolio of ENVI-powered Electric Vehicles, Chrysler LLC is inspiring a personal mobility revolution, providing a new generation of responsible, no-compromise Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep vehicles for consumers who care about the planet’s future and want to take care of it ..... more

Potential Chrysler and Fiat Alliance Anticipated
25th January, 2009
The alliance, to be a key element of Chrysler’s viability plan, would provide Chrysler with access to competitive, fuel-efficient vehicle platforms, powertrain, and components to be produced at Chrysler manufacturing sites ..... more

Chrysler ENVI – Plugged into the World
19th January, 2009
Chrysler's first electric vehicle will be produced in 2010 and a further three models will make it to production by 2013 ..... more

Chrysler Denies Speculation Of Break-Up
18th January, 2009
There would be no piecemeal sale of brands or factories, said vice-chairman Tom LaSorda, and the report about Jeep was “absolutely false” ..... more

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Chrysler’s Electric Vehicles Appear at Los Angeles Motor Show
27th November, 2008
Chrysler is well into the development of advanced production-intent electric vehicles and will apply its electric-drive technology to its front-wheel-drive, rear-wheel-drive and body-on-frame four-wheel-drive platforms in the next several years ..... more

Jeep J8 Not Coming To Australia
17th November, 2008
The Jeep J8 marks the Jeep brand's return to commercial and military vehicle production with a thoroughly modern vehicle designed to meet the needs of both non-government organisations and government agencies ..... more

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Chrysler Grand Voyager Limited

17th October, 2008

Chrysler For 2008 SEMA
16th October, 2008
In this article, the products of Chrysler LLC developed specifically for SEMA are featured ..... more

Chrysler Expands Use Of Fuel-Saving Dual-Clutch Transmission Technology
1st October, 2008
In addition to the all-new Dodge Journey, which was recently released in Australia, the Dodge Avenger will also be powered by the 2.0 litre turbo-diesel engine and matched to the six speed automatic dual clutch transmission ..... more

All-New Dodge Journey Has Arrived
24th September, 2008
The all-new Dodge Journey is engineered to meet life’s changing demands by offering a unique combination of versatility and flexibility in a sporty design package. It takes on the practicality of a people mover, the flexibility of an SUV and the overall efficiency of a passenger car ..... more

Jeep Grand Cherokee Refreshed for 2008
11th August, 2008
With very good tractive capability the Jeep Grand Cherokee is designed, engineered and built to master every imaginable day-to-day driving condition, whether on-road or off-road ..... more

All-New Dodge Journey Close To Release
1st August, 2008
The all-new Dodge Journey is engineered to meet life’s changing demands by offering a unique combination of versatility and flexibility in a sporty package ..... more


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2008 Jeep Jamboree – The Ultimate 4WD Single Brand Event
28th July, 2008
Jeep enthusiasts, their families and friends will flock to the 2008 Jeep Jamboree to explore a full range of activities, including off-road driving trails, fun vehicle-related challenges and regional drives through the scenic NSW central coast ..... more

Mopar Adventure Pack Now Available for Jeep Wrangler
24th July, 2008
Rugged. Durable. Capable. That’s Jeep Wrangler. And now there’s hardcore Genuine Jeep Accessories from Mopar® that are as rugged, durable and capable as the vehicle they were designed for ..... more

Mopar Reveals Dodge Challenger Drag Race Package
17th July, 2008
Mopar is bringing the iconic Dodge Challenger muscle car to America's National Hot Road Association (NHRA) drag-racing competition ..... more

More Value and New CRD Option for the Iconic Jeep Wrangler
2nd June, 2008
With record sales in the past 12 months, the Jeep Wrangler will further stimulate the senses of the adventurous off-road driver with a host of additions to the standard vehicle line-up ..... more

Chrysler's New Dual-Clutch Transmission to Debut in 2008
1st June, 2008
Chrysler’s new dual-clutch transmission — developed in partnership with Getrag — makes its debut in 2008. The new technology — available in Australia on the all-new Dodge Journey — will provide consumers a fuel economy improvement and CO2 emissions reduction of 6 percent ..... more

Chrysler Announces New Engineering and Technology Innovations
21st April, 2008
Chrysler LLC will introduce a wide array of new, innovative and — in some cases — industry-first technologies, all designed to enhance the customer experience, the company announced at the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) World Congress ..... more

All-New Chrysler Grand Voyager Sets a New Standard
30th March, 2008
The all-new Chrysler Grand Voyager has an all-new interior and exterior design and more than 30 new or improved features including a reversing camera as standard across the range ..... more

25,000 Vipers Loose
13th March, 2008
Chrysler LLC's Conner Avenue Assembly Plant reached a manufacturing milestone yesterday, building its 25,000th Dodge Viper ..... more

All-new Jeep Cherokee, a 4x4 for Everyday Life
11th March, 2008
The all-new Jeep Cherokee remains true to its legendary 4x4 heritage while offering customers more on-road refinement and amenities. The new Cherokee takes on the Jeep rugged exterior design and it now comes standard with the all-new Selec-Trac II full-time four-wheel-drive system ..... more

Chrysler 300C Receives Enhancements For 2008
5th March, 2008
The dramatic exterior design of the Chrysler 300C has been refreshed with minor changes to the rear fascias and tail lamps. The 300C Sedan features a boot lid with an SRT-inspired integrated spoiler and high-mounted stop light ..... more

Small Jeep SUVs Tested For Fuel Economy
5th March, 2008
John and Helen Taylor, Australian fuel economy enthusiasts, drove a Jeep Compass and a Jeep Patriot, both standard production vehicles equipped with 2.0-litre turbo diesel engines and carrying two people and their luggage, from London to Berlin on less than a single tank of fuel each ..... more

April Arrival For New Chrysler Grand Voyager
2nd March, 2008
The all-new Chrysler Grand Voyager features an all-new interior and exterior design. Debuting for the first time is the six-speed automatic transmission that will be available in Australia with both the 3.8-litre V-6 petrol and the 2.8-litre turbo diesel engines ..... more

Dodge Challenger SRT8 Revealed In Chicago
7th February, 2008
The return of America's Dodge Challenger brings what pony car fanatics crave: ground shaking performance, unmistakable design cues reminiscent of the original Challenger, world-class ride and handling characteristics and benchmark braking ..... more

First Production 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8® Sells for $400,000!
3rd February, 2008
Dodge is ecstatic that the sale of the first production 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 to roll of the assembly line raised $400,000 (USD) for such a worthy cause ..... more

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Chrysler Concept Vehicles Highlight Alternative Fuels
2nd December, 2007
Chrysler has released a sneak preview of the Chrysler ecoVoyager, Dodge Zeo and Jeep Renegade concept vehicles, which will be shown at the 2008 Detroit Motor Show ..... more

Chrysler Sebring Cabrio Pricing Announced
28th November, 2007
Drivers who seek the fun and open-air freedom of a drop top, but want the practicality of a car for all seasons and appreciate the sleek styling of a Chrysler coupe have all their needs answered with the all-new 2007 Chrysler Sebring Cabrio — the first four passenger cabrio to offer customers the choice of either a soft top or retractable hard top ..... more

Chrysler LLC Introduce Hemi Hybrid Powered Vehicles
15th November, 2007
With the introduction of the new Chrysler Aspen Hemi Hybrid and Dodge Durango Hemi Hybrid, Chrysler LLC delivers two hybrid-electric vehicles to the North American market that combine fuel-efficient advanced-hybrid technology with full-size sport-utility vehicle performance and capability ..... more

Even More Viper Venom!
12th November, 2007
The latest addition to Chrysler LLC’s Street and Racing Technology (SRT) stable of performance vehicles, the all-new 450 kW 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR is a street-legal Viper engineered to dominate on the race track ..... more

Chrysler Announces Product and Plant Changes
5th November, 2007
Chrysler LLC has announced that it would make volume-related reductions at several of its North American assembly and powertrain plants, and eliminate four slow-selling products from its line-up ..... more

Chrysler Group's Line-Up for 2007 SEMA
30th October, 2007
Chrysler will debut eight ultra-customised Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge vehicles at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) trade show ..... more

Dodge to Auction First 2008 Challengers For Charity
19th September, 2007
Chrysler has announced, in USA, that the first two all-new 2008 Dodge Challenger vehicles off the Brampton (Ontario, Canada) Assembly Plant production line will be auctioned, with proceeds benefiting two charities ..... more

Jeep: Back In Uniform
14th September, 2007
Chrysler LLC has unveiled the Jeep J8 multipurpose vehicle at the 2007 Defence Systems & Equipment International (DSEi) military trade show ..... more

Dodge Journey Crossover Provides Room to Grow
27th August, 2007
Dodge designers and engineers have responded to the needs of the global passenger car market, as well as the needs of individual drivers and delivered the all-new Dodge Journey: a global vehicle that meets life’s changing demands by offering a unique combination of versatility and flexibility in a sporty package ..... more

Pentastar Returns as Symbol for the New Chrysler
21st August, 2007
The Pentastar, which for decades symbolised Chrysler Corporation, is back as the corporate logo for the "New Chrysler" ..... more

Avenger Brings Dodge Attitude to the Mid-Sized Segment
19th August, 2007
The Dodge brand, which is off to a slow start in Australia, is releasing the Dodge Avenger – a new four-door mid-sized sedan ..... more

Chrysler Convinced Cheap Chinese Cars Can Carry Company
9th July, 2007
Who in Australia wants to be the first on their block with a cheap Chrysler-cloaked Chinese car? .... more

Dodge Nitro Released Locally
28th June, 2007
Dodge, struggling for success in Australia with its Caliber (May YTD sales of only 424 units), brings its approach to the highly competitive mid-size sport-utility vehicle (SUV) segment with the local release of the Dodge Nitro .... more

50 Years Later, Tulsa to Unveil 1957 Plymouth Belvedere
15th June, 2007
On Friday, 15th June (local time), the city will unearth a 1957 Plymouth Belvedere buried in a time capsule in front of the county courthouse in downtown Tulsa 50 years ago. The vehicle will belong to the person (or heir) who in 1957 came closest to guessing the city's population in 2007 ..... more

Production of Chrysler Sebring Convertible Commences
7th June, 2007
The Chrysler Group has, this week, announced the production launch of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring Convertible. It will be manufactured at Chrysler Group's Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (Michigan, USA) alongside the Chrysler Sebring Sedan and the 2008 Dodge Avenger ..... more

Chrysler Group Celebrates 20 Years of Modern Concept Vehicles
28th May, 2007
“Concept to reality” has become a term that identifies the Chrysler Group design philosophy and many observers are hoping that it will apply to the company’s concept vehicles for 2007 ..... more

Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited Launched
25th May, 2007
The Jeep Wrangler and four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited have been released in Australia, initiating the 2007 expansion of the Jeep vehicle line-up ..... more

Chrysler Sebring Released Locally
25th May, 2007
Chrysler now has a common car available in Australia, with the introduction of the Chrysler Sebring — an all-new mid-size sedan. And with a starting price of $33,990 (RRP), the all-new Sebring is priced above the class leading Volkswagen Jetta ..... more

All-New Jeep Cherokee For 2008
9th April, 2007
Jeep, seemingly undisturbed by its last placing (33rd out of 33 brands) in a survey regarding warranty claims which was recently conducted by Warranty Direct, is amongst the Chrysler brands which is introducing many new models in an endeavour to arrest falling sales in their home market ..... more

US Car Chiefs Meet With President George Bush
27th March, 2007
Joint statement attributable to Chrysler Group president and CEO Tom LaSorda, Ford Motor Company president and CEO Alan Mulally, and General Motors chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner regarding the meeting between President George W. Bush and the CEOs of America’s domestic auto industry ..... more

Project E490 - Chrysler tinkers with the 300C SRT8 Touring
13th March, 2007
Straight from the believe it or not files comes a story about the Chrysler 300C SRT8 Touring, which sells in very low numbers in Australia. Remembering the Valiant Charger from the 1970s, in particular the high performance E49, Chrysler's local operation has put together a 300C SRT8 Touring “E490” ..... more

Jeep Adds V6 Petrol Engine To Grand Cherokee Line-Up
20th February, 2007
Just quietly, Jeep has come bottom of the class (so to speak) in arguably the world’s largest ever study into car reliability ..... more

Dodge Nitro Makes Australian Debut
16th February, 2007
Featuring unusual styling (some may say ugly) and a flexible interior design, the Nitro will come with a choice of petrol and diesel engines ..... more

Three All-New Jeeps Make their Australian Debut
16th February, 2007
The all-new Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited (four-door) will spearhead the show, providing a prequel to the brand’s product offensive which will see the range grow from four models to seven this year ..... more

Dodge Demon Demands Attention!
14th February, 2007
The Dodge Demon Roadster concept car, which will be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show in March, is a compact, nimble, two-seat rear-wheel drive “roadster with attitude” ..... more

Camp Jeep 2007
19th January, 2007
Camp Jeep 2007, America's annual three-day mix of off-road driving and other family-friendly outdoor activities, will be held 26th-28th July, 2007 in Nelson County, Virginia ..... more

More Venom For Dodge Viper SRT10
17th January, 2007
America's new 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10 boasts more of what performance aficionados crave: kick-in-the-pants, throw-back-in-the-seat power, combined with benchmark braking, world-class ride and handling, a race-inspired interior and bold exterior styling ..... more

Chrysler Nassau Concept
15th January, 2007
Combining refinement, function and style, the Chrysler Nassau concept, which is on display at the 2007 Detroit Motor Show explores a new expression of the Chrysler brand ..... more

Jeep Trailhawk Concept
14th January, 2007
The Jeep Trailhawk concept, unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show this week, merges the spectrum of the Jeep brand by combining the off-road features of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited with the sophistication of an all-new on-road open-air concept vehicle ..... more

Dodge Caliber Turbo Diesel Arrives
15th January, 2007
Dodge has added a 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine to its 'off to a slow start' Caliber line-up ..... more

Dodge Avenger Due Late 2007
11th January, 2007
Dodge has unveiled the Avenger at the Detroit Motor Show and confirmed that the new mid-sized sedan will be released in Australia later this year ..... more

Chrysler Wagons for 2008
9th January, 2007
The 2008 Chrysler and Dodge minivans (as they are known in North America) will once again offer an opportunity to move people and cargo the American way ..... more

Chrysler Seeks 'Made in China' Tag
5th January, 2007
The least attractive branding on offer around the world is the 'Made in China' tag ..... more

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Four New Jeeps in 2007
21st December, 2006
Jeep is planning a greater presence in Australia in 2007 launching four all-new vehicles that will expand the four-wheel drive brand’s stable to seven ..... more

Chrysler 300C SRT8 Touring Arrives
18th December, 2006
Chrysler will launch a high performance Street and Racing Technology (SRT) version of its 300C Touring in Australia ..... more

Chrysler to show new Sebring cabrio in LA
29th November, 2006
The new Chrysler Sebring Cabrio will make its debut later today at the Los Angeles Motor Show ..... more

Austria's One Million Chryslers
26th November, 2006
Almost 15 years after the first Chrysler Voyager rolled off the production line in Graz, Austria, in 1991, DaimlerChrysler's Chrysler Group celebrated a milestone of one million Chrysler and Jeep vehicles "Made in Europe" ..... more

Chrysler Group Concepts For Detroit Motor Show
23rd November, 2006
Chrysler Group will unveil two concept vehicles in January 2007 at the Detroit Motor Show — the Chrysler Nassau Concept and the Jeep Trailhawk Concept ..... more

Jeep Wrangler Earns Trio of Awards
16th November, 2006
The 2007 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon and Wrangler Unlimited, due for Australian launch in March 2007, have notched a trio of prestigious awards in the United States ..... more

Detroit's Big 3 Meet US President George W. Bush
15th November, 2006
Joint statement attributable to Chrysler Group president and CEO Tom LaSorda, Ford Motor Company president and CEO Alan Mulally, and General Motors chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner regarding the meeting between President George W. Bush and the CEOs of America's domestic automotive industry ..... more

Chrysler Group at SEMA 2006
9th November, 2006
The annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) trade show held in Las Vegas, United States, last week has witnessed the debut of a number of vehicles from the Chrysler Group’s SkunkWerks team ..... more

Chrysler Confirms Sebring for Australia
3rd November, 2006
It may not be the most attractive of designs, but the mid-size Chrysler Sebring sedan is coming to Australia for a mid-2007 release ..... more

Dodge Caliber R/T Arrives
22nd October, 2006
Dodge has released another version of the 'off-to-a-slow-start' Caliber hatch by adding the R/T model to the range ..... more

Chrysler Returns to Bathurst
5th October, 2006
Chrysler will extend its relationship with the V8 Supercar Championship Series for a further two years as the official safety car provider ..... more

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited For Paris
26th September, 2006
Featuring a one-of-a-kind, four-door open-air design, the all-new Jeep Wrangler Unlimited expands the Jeep experience to new dimensions ..... more

Dodge Avenger Concept
21st September, 2006
Dodge is looking to produce a new D-segment sedan with the all-new Dodge Avenger concept ..... more

Victoria Police Take a Chrysler 300C
14th September, 2006
Victoria Police has boosted their vehicle fleet and injected some ‘cool’ with the addition of a Chrysler 300C ..... more

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-8
27th August, 2006
Jeep has released a Street and Racing Technology (SRT) version of its Grand Cherokee, boasting 313 kW, 569 Nm and a 0-100 km/h time in the under six second range ..... more

Caliber Signals the Return of Dodge
18th August, 2006
Dodge will attempt, with its return to Australia, to again secure a place in the nation's automotive industry by releasing the Dodge Caliber ..... more

Chrysler's new American PT Cruiser Edition
16th August, 2006
Chrysler kicked off its participation in Detroit's annual Woodward Dream Cruise yesterday, making a splash with the introduction of the new Chrysler PT Street Cruiser Pacific Coast Highway Edition ..... more

Best July Sales in 9 Years for Chrysler Group
7th August, 2006
With 838 retails in July, sales were up 52 per cent over last year’s respective monthly result ..... more

Jeep Jamboree in Queensland
3rd August, 2006
Hundreds of Jeep owners and their families around Australia are gearing up for the national event involving four days of four-wheel drive adventure ..... more

Dodge Caliber Earns top Safety Ratings
18th July, 2006
The Dodge Caliber, the vehicle which will launch the brand’s Australian return, has received the highest ratings for frontal-impact crash protection ..... more

Record Sales for Chrysler Group
10th July, 2006
The Chrysler Group have posted another record performance in June, achieving combined sales of 880 units - its best monthly sales result in over eight years ..... more

Fourth of July Celebrations for Chrysler Group
3rd July, 2006
The Chrysler Group will celebrate the 4th July having posted its 79,000th sale in Australia ..... more

Dodge Challenger is a 'Go'
2nd July, 2006
America's Dodge Challenger will return to production after a nearly 35-year hiatus. The new Dodge Challenger will be launched in North America in 2008 ..... more

Chrysler Sebring For World Markets
30th June, 2006
The 2007 Chrysler Sebring is not the world's most attractive car, but it will be built in RHD which indicates it is likely to come to Australia ..... more

Petty To Drive ’72 Dodge Charger At Goodwood
28th June, 2006
Former NASCAR driver Richard Petty will drive a restored 1972 Dodge Charger race car on the famous hillclimb course at the Goodwood Festival of Speed ..... more

Chrysler Launches 300C Touring
23rd June, 2006
Chrysler has launched the wagon version of its 300C, with prices starting from $56,990 (RRP) ..... more

Jeep Compass To Grow Brand in a New Direction
18th June, 2006
Compass will be the Jeep brand's first front-wheel-drive-based product with a fully independent suspension for comfortable on-road ride and handling and fun-to-drive characteristics ..... more

PT Cruiser Cabrio Arrives In Australia
16th June, 2006
Chrysler has expanded the appeal of one of motoring’s coolest cars launching, in Australia, the 4-seat PT Cruiser Cabrio ..... more

The 300C Diesel Is Now Available In Australia
9th June, 2006
Chrysler has bolstered its engine lineup for the 300C with the introduction of an all-new diesel power unit ..... more

Jeep Celebrate 65th Anniversary
24th May, 2006
Jeep is celebrating 65 years with a 65 day sale, offering free GPS navigation across its range and special pricing on selected models ..... more

All-New Jeep Commander Arrives
16th May, 2006
The all-new Jeep Commander has arrived in Australia, initiating the expansion of the Jeep vehicle line-up ..... more

Jeep Patriot Delivers Traditional Jeep Styling
20th April, 2006
The Jeep brand has continued its expansion into untravelled territory revealing the 2007 Jeep Patriot at the New York International Motor Show ..... more

Chrysler 300C SRT8 Unleashed in Australia
19th April, 2006
Priced at $71,990, the Chrysler 300C SRT8 is the first SRT vehicle to be powered by a 6.1-litre V8 ..... more

Jeep Unveils Four-Door Wrangler
18th April, 2006
Jeep has unveiled the first-ever four-door Wrangler at the New York International Motor Show ..... more

Eight Year High For Chrysler Jeep
12th April, 2006
The arrival of the 300C has helped lift combined Chrysler Jeep sales to an eight year high ..... more

Jeep Commander Earns High Safety Rating
3rd April, 2006
The Jeep Commander has received the highest rating for frontal-impact crash protection from America's NHTSA ..... more

New 2007 Chrysler 300 Long Wheelbase
28th March, 2006
America's Chrysler Group announced overnight that a new model — the Chrysler 300 Long Wheelbase — will be on display at the New York Motor Show ..... more

DaimlerChrysler Seeks Their Day In Court
22nd March, 2006
A Texas attorney who prosecuted a lawsuit found by a Texas district court judge to be fraudulent should sacrifice the privilege to practice law ..... more

Magic Million for PT Cruiser
17th March, 2006
Chrysler’s retro PT Cruiser recently posted a major milestone with the one millionth vehicle rolling off the Mexican production line ..... more

Voyager and Commander Good For Families
16th March, 2006
Three Chrysler Group vehicles have made the American Automobile Association (AAA) and Parents magazine's list of ‘Best Cars for Families’ for 2006 ..... more

DaimlerChrysler Brands Join Diesel Revolution
13th March, 2006
DaimlerChrysler will launch up to seven diesel-powered passenger cars into the Australian market in the next 12 months ..... more

Dodge Returns To American Trucking
7th March, 2006
Dodge Ram expands into the American commercial chassis cab segment with the introduction of the all-new 2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Chassis Cab ..... more

Solid Chrysler and Jeep Sales Performance
6th March, 2006
Chrysler and Jeep achieved combined sales of 675 units in February, according to official industry figures ..... more

Chrysler Reveals 300C SRT8 Touring
2nd March, 2006
Chrysler has revealed a 317 kW high performance SRT version of the versatile 300C Touring wagon at the Geneva International Motor Show ..... more

Extra value for Jeep Grand Cherokee
28th February, 2006
Jeep has released a limited edition Grand Cherokee Navigator pack adding up to $4,500 of extra value at no additional cost ..... more

Dodge Hornet concept for Geneva
24th February, 2006
Dodge will inject attitude into another vehicle segment when it unveils an aggressively styled small car concept at the Geneva Motor Show next week ..... more

Dodge At Geneva Motor Show
19th February, 2006
The introduction of the Caliber and Nitro marks the arrival of two new contenders in the competitive C- and mid-size SUV segments ..... more

Chrysler To Expand Model Range
9th February, 2006
Chrysler yesterday confirmed the pending arrival of four new vehicles including a diesel within six months ..... more

Jeep To Expand Model Range
8th February, 2006
Jeep is planning a greater presence in Australia this year with the company confirming two new models for 2006; the Grand Cherokee SRT-8 and the Commander ..... more

Dodge Introduces All-new 2007 Dodge Nitro
7th February, 2006
The Dodge brand — which is coming to Australia — is spicing up the American mid-size SUV segment with the 2007 Dodge Nitro ..... more

Dodge Re-introduces Performance Nameplate
20th January, 2006
A pair of names familiar to many automotive enthusiasts are again part of the Dodge performance line-up with the return of the Super Bee nameplate for the 2007 Dodge Charger SRT8 and the "TorRed" exterior colour for the 2006 Dodge Charger Daytona R/T ..... more

America's new Chrysler Aspen
17th January, 2006
“The all-new 2007 Chrysler Aspen offers customers guilt-free indulgence,” said a wishful thinking Jeff Bell, Vice President – Chrysler, Chrysler Group ..... more

Dodge Challenger Concept Flexes Some Muscle
15th January, 2006
In developing the new Dodge Challenger concept car the designers at Chrysler Group’s West Coast Pacifica Studio knew they had a rich heritage to draw upon ..... more

Dodge Caliber For Global Markets
12th January, 2006
Dodge has revealed a production version of the Dodge Caliber at the Detroit Motor Show, the vehicle that will launch the brand in Australia in the third quarter of 2006 ..... more

Jeep Reveals Two New Vehicles For Australia
11th January, 2006
Jeep has unveiled two brand new production cars at the Detroit Motor Show aimed at younger customers, the Jeep Compass and Jeep Wrangler – and both will be coming to Australia within the next 18 months ..... more

Chrysler Imperial Concept
11th January, 2006
Attractive or unattractive? You decide! But the Editor asserts this is one of the most unattractive cars at the 2006 Detroit Motor Show ..... more

Volkswagen 'Minivan' For America
8th January, 2006
DaimlerChrysler's Chrysler Group and Volkswagen will develop and produce a new van for the North American market ..... more

Best Sales in 8 Years for Chrysler/Jeep
5th January, 2006
Riding on a record December retail performance Chrysler Jeep has achieved its best annual sales in eight years, according to official VFACTS figures released today ..... more

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New Chrysler 300C "Heritage Edition"
26th December, 2005
Paying homage to the great Chrysler 300s of the late 1950s, the Chrysler Group announced the new 2006 Chrysler 300C "Heritage Edition," will debut on 4th January, 2006, at the Los Angeles Motor Show ..... more

Chrysler’s 300C Australian Connection
15th December, 2005
The path to the development of the recently launched, Chrysler 300C has turned up a little-known connection with Australia ..... more

Limited Edition For 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser
13th December, 2005
One of the coolest vehicles in modern motoring has received a boost to its status with the introduction of the 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser and the addition of a limited edition ‘Route 66’ model ..... more

DaimlerChrsyler Selling Mitsubishi Shares
14th November, 2005
DaimlerChrysler AG has agreed to sell its remaining equity interest in Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) ..... more

Jeep Introduces the Most Prized of Birds
30th November, 2005
The Golden Eagle, which has been introduced to meet record demand for the iconic four-wheel-drive, comes complete with exclusive styling and bold graphics ..... more

Best October For Chrysler Jeep In 4 Years
9th November, 2005
Capping off five consecutive months of year-over-year sales gains, Chrysler Jeep achieved its best October performance since 2001 ..... more

Chrysler 300C Goes On Sale In Australia
30th October, 2005
Following its success in the US, the Chrysler 300C has arrived in Australia, priced from $53,990 ..... more

Dodge Nitro For Australia
10th October, 2005
At the California International Motor Show on Thursday, the Chrysler Group confirmed production of the Dodge Nitro mid-size SUV ..... more

Chrysler Group Akino Concept
26th September, 2005
The unique and artistically sculptured appearance of the Chrysler Akino concept and its one-box, compact size will certainly turns heads ..... more

Chrysler Grand Voyager Vision
23rd September, 2005
Chrysler is introducing a new limited edition Voyager, the Vision Series ..... more

New Jeep Concepts - Patriot and Compass
13th September, 2005
Jeep designers have developed two sport-utility-vehicle concepts that demonstrate a potential to expand the Jeep brand into new territory ..... more

Global Alliance for Hybrid Drive Development
10th September, 2005
BMW Group, DaimlerChrysler AG and General Motors have signed a "memorandum of understanding" governing the formation of an alliance for the development of hybrid drive systems ..... more

Record Jeep Sales
9th September, 2005
Jeep has achieved its best monthly sales performance following the launch of the all-new third generation Grand Cherokee ..... more

Diesel Joins New Jeep Grand Cherokee Range
25th August, 2005
The new 3.0-litre common-rail diesel (CRD) engine from DaimlerChrysler has joined the all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee range ..... more

America's 2006 Dodge Viper SRT10
21st August, 2005
Chrysler's 2006 Dodge Viper SRT10 Coupe arrives in America's Dodge showrooms in October ..... more

Chrysler's PT Street Cruiser Honours 'Route 66'
17th August, 2005
America will see a limited-production Chrysler PT Cruiser dedicated to Route 66, which is affectionately known to Americans as “The Mother Road” ..... more

New Jeep Concept Vehicles
9th August, 2005
The Jeep brand hints at global expansion and explores all-new territory with the world premiere of two compact SUV concepts — the Jeep Patriot and Jeep Compass Rallye ..... more

Chrysler Says 'Yes' To 2007 Dodge Caliber
9th August, 2005
Confirming production of the all-new 2007 Dodge Caliber, the Chrysler Group has announced that the powertrain choices for the vehicle will be engineered to meet the demands of global customers ..... more

Jeep Commander Production Begins
31st July, 2005
New Jeep model expands the Jeep lineup to four SUVs ..... more

Chrysler and Jeep Sales Strengthen
12th July, 2005
Chrysler and Jeep achieved combined sales of 673 in June, an increase of 13 per cent over last year according to official industry VFACTS figures ..... more

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