Chrysler cancels scheduled summer plant downtime due to high demand

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Business is good for the Chrysler Group right now… so good that the company has decided to cancel the scheduled summer “downtime” for a handful of plants around the country. The company’s three busiest vehicle assembly plants right now are Jefferson North in Detroit, Connor Avenue in Detroit and Toledo North in Toledo Ohio so these […] More »

  Comments | By - May 30, 2013

Will Fast & Furious Help Sell More Darts?

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Chrysler sure hopes so, even though the Dart isn’t in the movie. Still, they’ve been pushing a big ad campaign to help associate the new FWD economobile with the big bad RWD muscle cars of the past. Dodge sold 8,099 Darts last month, their best month yet. But they need to do a lot better […] More »

  Comments | By - May 30, 2013

Fiat Trying To Raise $10 Billion To Purchase Chrysler

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The Detroit News reports that Fiat is looking to raise $10 billion in order to acquire the remaining 41.5 percent of Chrysler, currently held by the retiree trust of the United Auto Workers. Fiat is in discussions with Bank of America Corp., Deutsche Bank AG, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and BNP Paribas SA. “The merger […] More »

  Comments | By - May 30, 2013

SRT Builds One of a Kind Viper for Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne

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This awesome one-off Viper features pearl white paint, black vapor chrome wheels and a custom interior with plenty of Italian flag accents. Marchionne donated the Viper to the Sons of Italy Foundation, and it will be auctioned off to raise money for the charity. Check out the video after the jump!

  Comments | By - May 30, 2013

Truckin’ Fast Wednesdays: Turbocharged 77 Dodge Ram runs in the 8s

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This week’s Truckin’ Fast Wednesday features a truly unique Dodge Ram roaring down the quarter mile. This is a 1977 Dodge Ram D200 regular cab long bed pickup with a turbocharged 440 cubic inch big-block Mopar V8. The set-up allows this big ol’ Ram to make some very serious power – enough power to rocket this […] More »

  Comments | By - May 29, 2013

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