Safety | June 22 2017

Check to Protect Before Your Summer Road Trip

Manufacturers pride themselves on building vehicles that are safe and durable. Unfortunately, problems can occur that may lead to a safety recall. When this occurs, we all want to get the vehicle fixed in a timely manner. When we have determined that a part or system has a safety defect, we promptly report it to
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Manufacturing,Our People | June 21 2017

Off the Line: Virdy Jacobs Jr.

From fighting on the front lines in Vietnam to the battle to keep the assembly line moving at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant (JNAP), Virdy Jacobs Jr. knows the value of putting in a hard day’s work. Now 68 years old, Jacobs has a perfect attendance record at JNAP for 50 years and counting. (The
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Powertrains | June 08 2017

Creating the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon V-8

The supercharged 6.2-liter Demon V-8 in the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon cranks out 840 horsepower when running on 100-octane unleaded fuel and 808 hp on 91-octane premium unleaded fuel.

In the summer of 2015, with car enthusiasts in awe of the performance of the newly introduced supercharged Hellcat V-8 engine (707 horsepower, 650 pounds-feet of torque) in the Dodge Challenger SRT and Charger SRT, FCA Powertrain and Dodge planners began to ponder “what’s next.” Following a route carved by the Dodge Viper ACR as
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