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119,000 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 Models Recalled

Chrysler Group announced that it’s recalling more than 119,000 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 cars from model years 2011 and 2012 for potential problems with anti-lock brakes and electronic stability control. An electrical glitch could cause these systems to fail, which could mean that electronic vehicle control aids won’t work. According to a Chrysler Group press release, a plastic piece that surrounds an electrical fuse could become deformed due to temperature changes. This could interfere with the ... continue reading»

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Chrysler 300 Luxury Series Unveiled

We classify the Chrysler 300 as an affordable large car, but the 300’s new-for-2012 Luxury Series gives this large sedan a price tag and features list befitting luxury large cars. “The all-new Chrysler 300 and 300C Luxury Series are the most highly appointed sedans the brand has ever offered,” Chrysler says in a press release. The Chrysler 300 Luxury Series sedan starts at about $12,000 more than the base 300. Rear-wheel drive 300 Luxury Series models start at ... continue reading»

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Chrysler Group Confirms Diesel Jeep Grand Cherokee

Earlier this year, rumors circulated that the Jeep Grand Cherokee would be available with a diesel engine. Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Chrysler Group LLC and FIAT, confirmed those rumors to Automotive News, and said that a diesel Grand Cherokee will be available in 2013. Car and Driver says that potentially, additional European Chryslers with diesel engines will be sold in the United States. “As such, we think it’ll be offered in the Chrysler 300 here, and perhaps its Dodge ... continue reading»

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