#DODGE

Interiors

Magna Engineers Another Clever Seat

Forward, fold, flip—Magna seating engineers just keep making it easier to get in and out of vehicles
#Dodge #Chrysler

Interiors & Electronics

Dodge Takes Another Victory (at J.D. Power)

Performance brand leads J.D. Power multimedia study
#Dodge #tech

Production

2021 Dodge Challenger Mopar Drag Pak By the Numbers

Some of these digits are absolutely remarkable, as the car itself undoubtedly is, as well
#Dodge #Fiat

Propulsion

FCA Readies Big Engine Recall

Creeping rise in emissions affects at least 1 million vehicles
#Dodge #Jeep #quality

Quality

J.D. Power APEAL: What Do Customers Like?

If the Initial Quality Study (IQS) is about issues customers have after three months of ownership, the Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study is about what they like. Really like
#Dodge #BMW #Apple

Business

FCA, Waymo Expand Level 4 Partnership

Ram ProMaster and other light commercial trucks to get autonomous tech
#Lancia #Dodge #Waymo

Marketing

Mystery Ford Model Due Next Year

“Whitespace” small truck could revive Maverick name
#Ford #Dodge #Chevrolet

Business

New Name in the Auto Industry: Stellantis

FCA, PSA reach for the stars with corporate identity
#Citroen #Chrysler #Dodge

Regulations

FCA Recalls 1.2 Million Vehicles with Flawed Airbag Covers

Loose fasteners could turn to shrapnel in a crash
#Dodge #tech #recalls

Mustang Mach 1: A Deep Dive

Everything you want to know about the latest pony in the Ford Performance stable
#chassis #Ford #engineer

Tesla Finishes Last In J.D. Power IQS

Not that the company wanted to participate in the study that’s been helping OEMs improve their products for 34 years, though. Kia and Dodge tie for the vehicles with the fewest problems per 100 vehicles.
#Dodge #Kia #quality

Marketing

Dodge Soars to Top of J.D. Power Quality Report

New survey questions turn 2020 results topsy-turvy
#quality #Acura #Audi

Production

FCA to Forego Summer Shutdowns at Some N. American Plants

Strong pent-up demand coming out of the COVID-19 lockdown
#Chrysler #Dodge #Fiat

Interiors & Electronics

Can’t Wait for the 2021 AWD Pacifica? Order a 2020

FCA is making AWD available on the current Pacifica for those who want to get it right away
#chassis #FiatChryslerAutomobiles #Chrysler

Steel

What’s It Weigh?

A comparative look at vehicle mass. The attention to weight certainly seems to be a common thread among OEMs.
#Dodge #Chevrolet #Ford

Chris Theodore and the Amazing Cars He Helped Create

On this edition of “Autoline After Hours” we have a man who is literally a living legend in the industry
#engineer #racing #Rivian

Production

Coronavirus Industry Roundup: April 3

Carmakers extend plant shutdowns, eye mid-April restarts
#asia #europe #covid-19

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Ralph Gilles’ Alfas

Sixth in a series. Yes, there are FCA vehicles in Ralph Gilles’ garage. But ones you might not think.
#Dodge #Fiat #AlfaRomeo

Sales

What the Golden State Says About the Market

It has the landscape of several states, the population of several more and a demand for vehicles that may become more of the national norm.
#Dodge #Ford #Honda

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Bob Boniface’s Italian Beauties

Third in our series of what auto people have in their garages. Here’s what Bob Boniface has inside
#Ferrari #Buick #Cadillac