November 21, 2011 3:32 PM
(NOTE: Post was updated 11/22/2011 with the
addition of an award for SRT, and for Fiat 500 Abarth and Jeep
It was an award-gathering day last Wednesday at the Los Angeles
Auto Show as our Dodge, Jeep®, Ram and SRT brands received
various awards throughout the day. Our photographers and camera
guys were rolling and captured the presentations below.
Chrysler Group's executives Vehicle Line Executive -
E-segment Vehicles Chris Barman (left) and Dodge Brand
President/CEO Reid Bigland receive the All-Star award for the 2012
Dodge Charger from Automobile Magazine's
President/Editor-in-Chief Jean Jennings.
President/CEO of Ram Truck Brand and Chrysler de Mexico Fred Diaz
(left) accepts the Hispanic Motor Press Camionets del Ano (Truck of
the Year) Award from Auto A Fonda Host Ricardo Rodriguez-Long. Auto
A Fonda translates to "Petal to the Metal."
SRT Brand & Motorsports Director of Marketing & Operations
Beth Paretta receives the Hispanic Motor Press 2012 Car of the Year
Award for the Dodge Charger SRT8 from Auto A Fonda
Host Ricardo Rodriguez-Long.
In addition to the Ram 1500 and Dodge Charger SRT8 honors from the
Hispanic Motor Press Association, the group also betowed 2012 Car
of the Year honors to the Fiat 500 Abarth (Compact Car category)
and Jeep Grand Cherokee (SUV category).
Director of Jeep Brand Marketing Jim Morrison (center) receives the
Automotive Lease Guide's Residual Value Award
for the 2012 Jeep Wrangler in the Compact Utility Segment from VP
of Residual Value Solutions Eric Lyman (left) and ALG Managing
Editor Danny Battaglia.
In the clip below, we hear and see more on the All-Star award for
the 2012 Dodge Charger from Automobile Magazine.