Posts Tagged ‘Chrysler’
We connect with Chrysler’s UConnect Web – an in-car wireless internet service – and take it for a “test surf.”
The revelation that Chrysler would offer in-vehicle internet access with the new UConnect Web system garnered some buzz in both automotive and IT circles this morning, but we were curious about how it all works. Luckily, we had been invited to Chrysler’s proving grounds for the day, where we were given the opportunity to take the system for a “surf.”
In the last few weeks, the Big Three American automakers have all rattled the retail auto market by announcing big changes in their leasing programs. Here’s why it happened.
In the last few weeks, the Big Three American automakers have all rattled the retail auto market by announcing big changes in their leasing programs. Chrysler led things off by telling customers that the lending arm (majority owned by Cerberus Capital Management LP) would stop offering leases for new cars and trucks on August 1st. Ford and General Motors followed within a few days, saying that they were dropping the lease deals for SUVs and light trucks.
We meet Chrysler’s proposed future electric vehicles and drive the Dodge EV.
Exactly one week after General Motors unveiled its much-publicized Chevy Volt, Chrysler tried to steal some of the general’s electric-vehicle thunder by announcing three prototype electric vehicles of its own. The trio on display at the company’s headquarters in suburban Detroit included a Dodge sports car based on the Lotus Europa coupe, and we were there to drive it.
Current incentives not enough to tempt you into a Chrysler, Dodge or Jeep vehicle? Mother Mopar hopes footing your gas bill may do the trick.
Are current incentives not enough to move you into a new Caliber or Sebring? Chrysler Corp. hopes their newest promotion – fuel at $2.99 a gallon for three years – may catch your fancy.
Heading out on that long-haul highway? Here are the six best ways to do it.
Summer is here, and as the saying goes, the time is right for cramming the kids and the dog and grandma and the cooler full of sanity-saving beer into the family truckster. Yep, you guessed it: It’s time to go on vacation. It’s time for a road trip.
Chrysler prices the 2009 Aspen Hybrid and Dodge Durango Hybrid just above the $45,000 mark.
Chrysler hopes the Two-Mode hybrid technology in its new 2009 Dodge Durango Hybrid and 2009 Chrysler Aspen Hybrid attracts customers. If that doesn’t, perhaps their pricing – right around $45,000 – may.