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Ron Burgundy Pitches Dodge Durango, Chases Dancers

2014 Dodge Durango Could Ron Burgundy sell you a Dodge Durango? We’ll soon find out, thanks to an ad campaign that features Will Ferrell in his classic “Anchorman” character, complete with moustache and burgundy suit shouting about the various features and benefits of the SUV. According to AdWeek, the campaign launched last weekend in support of the Dec. 2 release of Paramount Pictures’ “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.” Additional dancing-themed spots aired during “Dancing with the Stars,” and the campaign will ultimately ... continue reading»

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2014 Dodge Durango Has More Standard Features than 2013 Model But Keeps Starting Price

2014 Dodge Durango Dodge announced today that the 2014 Durango will have the same starting price as the 2013 Durango, while offering more standard features. The 2014 Durango will start at $29,795, which does not include a $995 delivery fee, when it goes on sale at the end of September. Dodge says in a statement the 2014 Durango has “more than $3,500 in added content” over the 2013 model. New for 2014 is an eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters that ... continue reading»

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Chrysler Recalls 278,222 Trucks and SUVs

Chrysler Group is recalling 278,222 vehicles over concern that a rear axle pinion nut could loosen, causing the rear axle to lock up. In such an instance, the rear wheels would no longer turn, which could result in a loss of control of the vehicle and could lead to an accident. The recall affects the following vehicles: 2009-2012 Ram 1500 manufactured between 2/27/08 - 6/30/09 and 12/1/09 - 10/20/11 2009-2011 Dodge Dakota manufactured ... continue reading»

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Chevrolet Reveals Updated Traverse Ahead of New York Auto Show

A refreshed 2013 Chevrolet Traverse was revealed ahead of its debut next week at the New York Auto Show. The eight-passenger Traverse receives exterior and interior updates, as well as safety and technology upgrades, Chevrolet says in a press release. Along with its platform mates, the GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave, the 2013 Traverse will receive GM’s new center airbag as an option, which is designed to protect front-seat occupants during a side-impact collision. Since the center airbag is ... continue reading»

Tags: Dodge Durango, Ford Explorer, GMC Acadia, Toyota Highlander, Buick Enclave, Ford Flex, Chevrolet Traverse, Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, Toyota, Model News

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»

Tags: News, Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Chrysler, FIAT, CAFE, Ram 1500, diesel

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