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How Does Ram's Stop-Start Technology Save MPG?
May 9, 2013 9:13 AM
More often than not, it’s the details that make a difference. And the 2013 Ram 1500 has plenty of details. For example, the Stop-Start technology in the 2013 Ram 1500 improves fuel efficiency by 1 mph in city driving.
How does it work?
The new Ram 1500 HFE models, with either the 3.6L V-6 Pentastar or 5.7L V-8 HEMI® engines, come equipped with a high-performance starter built for the Stop-Start system and a high-powered Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) battery. The system stops the engine whenever the truck comes to a complete stop, usually. The...
The Muscle Behind March Sales; 36 Months and Counting
by Jen Herman
April 2, 2013 3:53 PM
Chrysler Group LLC has reached another milestone, extending our streak of year-over-year sales gains to 36-consecutive months. The Company also had its best monthly sales since December 2007.
The last time Chrysler had a similar streak was from February 1992 through December 1994 with a sales streak of 35-consecutive months. In '92, Bill Clinton had just become president, "A Few Good Men" had a few million people quoting the line "you can't handle the truth" and a gallon of gas cost a buck five.
Just as March marked the longest winning streak for Dow Jones since the mid-1990s, Chrysler...
Powerful Dodge Durango Debut at the 2013 NY Auto Show
by Jen Herman
March 28, 2013 12:30 PM
Can't downsize your life into a compact car? You won't have to compromise with the new 2014 Dodge Durango. The SUV revealed today is the perfect combination of performance, style and technology. People with an active lifestyle will appreciate the towing capability and roominess, fitting up to 7 people comfortably.
Most importantly, you won't empty your wallet at the pump before reaching your destination.
The Durango features a unique rotary shifter that not only gives the driver a cutting-edge experience, but it controls the all-new standard eight-speed transmission. The design will improve fuel...
Want: New Car. Need: Cash. Solution: Dodge Dart Registry
by Jen Herman
January 31, 2013 1:58 PM
Do you want a new car but don't have the cash? Why not get help from your family and friends? Dodge is introducing 'New Rules' for buying a car with a creative concept – an online Dodge Dart Gift Registry.
Future brides and mothers-to-be have been setting up registries for years. Even Carrie Bradshaw registered for a new pair of Manolo Blahniks when her shoes were stolen from a party in an episode of “Sex and the City.”
Now there's a new socially driven platform that can help you raise money for your car.
The Dart Registry,
Dan Knott Talks Fuel Economy, 8-Speed Automatic Transmission, and What They Mean To Suppliers
August 2, 2011 3:53 PM
Information has been buzzing that a new 8-speed automatic transmission is in the works for Chrysler Group LLC and it is time to get the low down on how this new addition could affect needs from suppliers, availability of parts, and the ability to comply with the new fuel economy rules recently adopted.
We spoke with Dan Knott, Senior Vice President, Purchasing and Supplier Quality, Chrysler Group LLC to find out his thoughts on the subject matter. When we asked Mr. Knott “What will be the challenges for suppliers to provide the parts and components to comply...