Chrysler to reduce its SUV lineup
In an interview given to Bloomberg, Jim Press revealed that the carmaker needs fewer SUVs.
Chrysler to resume production at Illinois plant
After a five-day close due to a mechanical glitch, Chrysler will restart production at the Belvidere plant in the US. The plant builds the Dodge Caliber, Jeep Compass and Jeep Patriot models.
Jeep Renegade Concept
Chrysler will unveil a trio of concept cars at the next Detroit Motor Show. The Jeep Renegade Concept will be one of them and remind us the 2005 Hurricane concept car, but with better manner. Forget the two 5.7 litre HEMI engines featured in the Hurricane. The Renegade is powered by small diesel engine, which uses the Bluetec emissions technology. The catalytic converter is injected with urea to reduce nitrogen oxide levels by up to 90 per cent. Chrysler claims a 110 miles per gallon.
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Chrysler recalls 80,894 Jeep Wrangler and Dodge Nitro
Chrysler announced it will recall 80,894 Jeep Wrangler and Dodge Nitro models in the USA to correct a defect that could cause the engine to stall. Chrysler said the recall would allow dealers to reprogram the power module. This will eliminate the potential for a brief interruption of electrical power to the instrument panel and the engine.