Monthly archives: December, 2014

Five stars for overall safety

All-New Dodge Challenger Receives Five Stars for Overall Safety

What offers 375 horsepower, 410 pounds per feet of torque, and a growling engine – all while managing to pass nationwide safety tests with flying colors? The all-new 2015 Dodge Challenger. The vehicle was recently awarded with five stars for overall safety from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. “The 2015 Challenger checks all…



Dependability

Dodge Invented the Word “Dependability”

The old adage “you learn something new every day” is becoming truer and truer in the Internet Age. Here’s a little tidbit that even we were unaware of: Dodge invented the word “dependability.” Believe it or not, Jalopnik reports that Dodge coined the term way back in the 1910’s. Just to be clear, the word…



The Award-Winning 2015 Ram 1500 Engine: One of the Best Diesels in the World

  Chrysler had quite an impressive year in terms of engineering, especially because two of the automaker’s engines made it onto the 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines List. After extensive testing, the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 and the 6.2-liter Hemi® Hellcat V8 were named as some of the best engines in the world. While the 6.2-liter…




Chrysler Transmission Plant Gets Bronze Status in World Class Manufacturing

Chrysler Group’s Kokomo Transmission Plant (KTP) in Indiana has been awarded bronze status after implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM), a system that emphasizes improving quality while reducing waste. The Chrysler transmission plant adopted WCM just over four years ago and today produces new, fuel-efficient eight- and nine-speed transmissions for several of the Chrysler Group models…



Chrysler Thanksgiving Food Drive Helps More than 20,000 Families in Need

For the fourth year running, Chrysler Group has provided food to Americans through their Thanksgiving Food Drive. Employees from Chrysler Group facilities in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan came together this holiday season to provide Thanksgiving meals to more than 20,000 families in need. The Chrysler Thanksgiving Food Drive benefited multiple organizations across the four…