Posts Tagged ‘Chrysler’

Six Best Road Trip Cars for 2008

10Oct
Preview of Chrysler’s UConnect Web In-car Internet Access
Preview of Chrysler's UConnect Web In-car Internet Access - Latest News, Features, and Reviews
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.”

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The End of The Easy Lease

10Oct
The End of The Easy Lease
The End of The Easy Lease - Why the Detroit Three Can't Lease Anymore - automobile Magazine
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.

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Chrysler’s Trio of Electric Vehicles

10Oct
Chrysler’s Trio of Electric Vehicles
Chrysler's Trio of Electric Vehicles - Latest News - Automobile Magazine
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.

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