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November 2014 News
Ram 1500 Wins Motor Trend’s 2015 Half-ton Pickup Shootout

The editors of Motor Trend today named the Ram 1500 the winner of their 2015 half-ton truck shootout. Three contenders were put through a broad array of testing designed to evaluate the core uses of a truck owner. In addition to the 2015 Ram 1500, the judges examined America’s other two top-selling full-size trucks: the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and the 2015 Ford F150.

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New Dodge Charger Earns 2015 ALG Residual Value Award

The new 2015 Dodge Charger has received the Residual Value Award in the “Fullsize Car” category from ALG, the industry benchmark for residual values and depreciation data.

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October 2014 News
Press Release - October 13, 2014 - Chrysler Group LLC Scoops Up Nine Awards at 24th Annual Texas Truck Rodeo

Jeep® and Ram Truck brands took top awards at the 2014 Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) Texas Truck Rodeo. More than 60 TAWA members cast their votes after a two-day competition involving on- and off-road vehicle evaluations.

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All-new 2015 Chrysler 200 Earns Five-Star Overall Safety Rating From U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 has earned a five-star overall safety rating from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Five stars is the highest possible safety rating given by NHTSA.

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July 2014 News
Dodge Earns Three J.D. Power APEAL Awards for Charger, Challenger, Dart

The Dodge brand ranks highest in three segments in J.D. Power’s 2014 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study™. Dodge Charger, Challenger and Dart lead the Large Car, Midsize Sporty Car and Compact Car segments respectively...

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June 2014 News
Safety and Security “Pluses” Adding Up for Chrysler Group With Proliferation of Driver-Assist Features

Full-Speed Forward Collision Warning-Plus is the latest iteration of Chrysler Group’s most advanced driver-assist feature, which benefits from a unique pairing of radar and camera technologies. This affords greater precision and reliability than those systems that employ singular solutions to object-detection...

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May 2014 News
Commitment to Quality is Built into each 2015 Chrysler 200

Before they are shipped to dealers, shiny new 2015 Chrysler 200 sedans pass through the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant’s (SHAP) newly-added Quality Assurance Center in the final step of the vehicle’s exhaustive quality process...

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March 2014 News
Press Release - March 27, 2014 - All-new 2015 Chrysler 200 Delivers Highway Fuel Economy of up to 36 Miles Per Gallon

Press Release - All-new 2015 Chrysler 200 Delivers Highway Fuel Economy of up to 36 Miles Per Gallon

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February 2014 News
Press Release - February 4, 2014- 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Sets New Fuel-Economy Benchmark of 28 MPG; Ram Now Owns Top Two Spots in Pickup -Segment Rankings

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Sets New Fuel-Economy Benchmark of 28 MPG; Ram Now Owns Top Two Spots in Pickup -Segment Rankings

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Press Release - March 9, 2014 - 2014 Jeep® Cherokee and Ram 1500 and Receive MotorWeek’s Drivers' Choice Award

MotorWeek, television’s original automotive magazine, has released its annual list of Drivers’ Choice Awards and Chrysler Group took top honors in two categories.

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January 2014 News
Press Release - January 14, 2014 - Chrysler Group Wins Five Polk Automotive Loyalty Awards

Chrysler Group Wins Five Polk Automotive Loyalty Awards

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December 2013 News
Press Release - December 4, 2013 - Motor Trend Names Ram 1500 as 2014 Truck of the Year

Motor Trend has selected the Ram 1500 as its 2014 Truck of the Year®. The announcement was made at the Chrysler Group LLC Warren Truck Assembly Plant in Michigan, the birthplace of Ram Trucks. A full report on Motor Trend’s comprehensive Truck of the Year testing will be featured on MotorTrend.com and in the February 2014 issue of Motor Trend...

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Press Release - December 2, 2013 - Ram Commercial Confirms New Small Van

The Ram Commercial Truck division today announced that it will offer an all-new small van for the North American market. Joining the larger and highly capable Ram ProMaster as an additional van offering, the 2015 Ram ProMaster City will compete with small commercial and passenger vans...

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November 2013 News
Press Release - November 1, 2013 - Consumers Digest names Seven Chrysler Group Vehicles 'Best Buys' for 2014

Seven Chrysler Group vehicles, representing each vehicle brand, have earned a spot on Consumers Digest’s list of 2014 Best Buys. Vehicles chosen as 'Best Buys' deliver the most value for the money in their respective segments...

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October 2013 News
Press Release - October 28, 2013 - All-New 2014 Jeep® Cherokee Named IIHS Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety today named the all-new 2014 Jeep® Cherokee a 2013 Top Safety Pick. The ground-breaking SUV was one of two Chrysler Group vehicles to earn the designation during the latest round of IIHS evaluations...

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Press Release - October 28, 2013 - All-New 2014 Fiat 500L Named IIHS Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety today named the all-new 2014 Fiat 500L a 2013 Top Safety Pick. The innovative, four-door B-segment hatchback was one of two Chrysler Group vehicles to earn the designation during the latest round of IIHS evaluations...

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Press Release - October 17, 2013 - New 2014 Dodge Durango Special Service Is a High-tech Civil Servant

Police and fire agencies and general fleet customers across the United States and Canada in need of a full-size SUV with best-in-class power and utility to provide emergency support need look no further than the new 2014 Dodge Durango Special Service...

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September 2013 News
Press Release – September, 26, 2013 - New 2014 Dodge Charger Pursuit AWD Delivers Best Pursuit-Rated Performance

Designed and engineered to be America's high-performance all-season police vehicle, the new 2014 Dodge Charger Pursuit AWD continues to build on the rear-wheel-drive model’s performance legacy...

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August 2013 News
Press Release - Mar 01, 2013 - Chrysler Group LLC Reports February 2013 U.S. Sales Increased 4 Percent; Best February Sales in Five Years

Chrysler Group LLC today reported U.S. sales of 140,102 units, an 11 percent increase compared with sales in July 2012 (126,089 units), and the group’s best July sales since 2006...

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June 2013 News
Press Release - June 28, 2013 - 2014 Ram 1500 Offers Best-in-class Fuel Efficiency with Industry's Only Light-duty Diesel Pickup

The 2014 Ram 1500 will offer a new, 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine, mated with the TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission. The engine delivers an outstanding combination of best-in-class fuel efficiency, unsurpassed torque and impressive capability…

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Press Release - June 28, 2013 - 2014 Ram Heavy Duty -The King of Capability Offers Exclusive Air Suspension and an All-new Best-in-class V-8 Engine

Ram Truck brand offers the most capable heavy-duty pickups in the segment – the 2014 Ram Heavy Duty line features a list of best-in-class titles in the segment's number one purchase reason…

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April 2013 News
Press Release - April 29, 2013 - Chrysler Group Reported First-Quarter 2013 Net Income of $166 Million

Modified Operating Profit Was $435 Million, From $740 Million a Year Ago, and Free Cash Flow Was $356 Million on Lower Shipments As Key Products Launch ...

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Press Release - April 2, 2013 - Chrysler Group LLC Reports March 2013 U.S. Sales Increased 5 Percent; Best Sales Month Since December 2007

Chrysler Group LLC today reported U.S. sales of 171,606 units, a 5 percent increase compared with sales in March 2012 (163,381 units), and the group’s best monthly sales since December 2007...

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March 2013 News
Press Release - Mar 28, 2013 - The New 2014 Dodge Durango — The Ultimate No Compromise SUV Raises the Bar for Performance, Technology and Style in the Three-row SUV Segment

The Dodge brand is upping the ante in the fast-growing full-size sport-utility vehicle (SUV) and crossover segments, introducing the new 2014 Dodge Durango at the 2013 New York International Auto Show.This new SUV is built on the Dodge brand’s pillars of performance, style and innovation, delivering a new standard state...

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Press Release - Mar 27, 2013 - All-new 2014 Jeep® Cherokee: No-compromise Mid-size SUV Sets a New Standard

Jeep® raises the bar with legendary benchmark capability, world-class on-road dynamics, fuel economy up to 31 mpg, revolutionary Jeep design with world-class craftsmanship inside and out, and an array of advanced safety and technology features...

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Press Release - Mar 06, 2013 - Chrysler Group LLC Begins Delivery of 242 Ram Compressed Natural Gas Pickup Trucks to State of Oklahoma

Chrysler Group LLC announced today that it has begun the delivery of 242 new 2013 Ram 2500 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) pickup trucks to the state of Oklahoma, the Company’s largest customer order since production of the unique trucks began in October. Peter Grady, Vice President of Network Development and Fleet – Chrysler Group LLC, presented ...

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Press Release - Mar 01, 2013 - Chrysler Group LLC Reports February 2013 U.S. Sales Increased 4 Percent; Best February Sales in Five Years

Chrysler Group LLC today reported U.S. sales of 139,015 units, a 4 percent increase compared with sales in February 2012 (133,521 units), and the group's best February sales since 2008. The Dodge, Ram Truck and FIAT brands each posted year-over-year sales gains in February compared with the same month last year. The Dodge brand's 30 percent increase ...

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February 2013 News
Press Release - Feb 28, 2013 - Chrysler Group Invests $374 Million, Adds 1,250 Jobs to Increase Production of Fuel-Efficient Transmissions in North-Central Indiana

Chrysler Group LLC announced today that it will invest nearly $374 million to boost transmission production and add about 1,250 new jobs in north-central Indiana, making it the largest transmission installation in the world. Chrysler Group Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne ...

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Press Release - Feb 14, 2013 - Ram to Build Industry's Only Light-duty Diesel Pickup

Beginning in third-quarter 2013, Ram will become the only brand to offer a small-displacement diesel for its half-ton line of trucks. The 2014 Ram 1500 will offer a new, 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine, mated with the eight-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission. The powertrain is ...

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Press Release - Feb 13, 2013 - Ram Truck Brand Most Improved in J.D. Power and Associates 2013 U.S. Vehicle Dependability StudySM

The Ram Truck brand is the most improved brand in the J.D. Power and Associates 2013 U.S. Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS). The Ram Truck brand moved up 20 positions in the brand rankings compared to the 2012 VDS, with 30 percent fewer problems reported ...

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Press Release - Feb 7, 2013 - New 2014 Ram ProMaster Expands Ram Commercial Offerings with New Full-size Van Featuring Best-in-class Fuel Economy, Cargo Capacity and Payload

The new 2014 Ram ProMaster is Ram Commercial's latest addition to its popular vehicle lineup. ProMaster takes its place in the expanding, purpose-built, full-size van segment with a number of best-in-class features focused on the commercial customer. Coming from ...

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January 2013 News
Press Release - Jan 15, 2013 - Jeep® Grand Cherokee: The Most Awarded SUV Ever Gets Even Better For 2014

Premium SUV redefined with best-in-class fuel economy, available clean EcoDiesel engine, legendary Jeep® capability, advanced user-friendly technology, world-class craftsmanship and benchmark on-road refinement ...

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Press Release - Jan 14, 2013 - 2013 Ram 1500: North American Truck/ Utility of the Year

The new Ram 1500 has been named 2013 North American Truck/Utility of the Year by a panel of automotive experts. The award is unique and considered by many to be one of the world's most prestigious based on its diverse mix of 49 automotive journalists ...

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December 2012 News
Press Release - Dec 20, 2012 - Twelve Chrysler Group Models Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Honors

For the second consecutive year, 12 Chrysler Group models have made the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety's annual list of Top Safety Picks. Two - the Dodge Avenger and Chrysler 200 midsize sedans - earned the new IIHS Top Safety ...

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Press Release - Dec 6, 2012 - All-new 2013 Ram 1500 Named Motor Trend Truck of the Year

The editors of Motor Trend today named the all-new 2013 Ram 1500 the magazine's 2013 Truck of the Year® 'The new Ram 1500 makes a powerful statement about our company and the Ram Truck Brand,' said Fred Diaz, President and CEO Ram Truck Brand ...

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Press Release - Dec 4, 2012 - Five Chrysler Group Models Receive 2013 Consumer Guide® Automotive 'Best Buy' Award

The 2013 Chrysler Town & Country, Ram 1500, Dodge Durango, Dodge Grand Caravan and Dodge Journey all recognized as Consumer Guide® Automotive 'Best Buys.' ...

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November 2012 News
Press Release - Nov 28, 2012 - Ram Truck Launches New Ram Commercial Truck Division

Ram Truck is launching a new division to focus on commercial truck development, sales and support in a growing market. Embodied by the Tradesman trim level available on all models, the new Ram Commercial organization offers a full line of industrial-strength trucks ...

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Press Release - Nov 19, 2012 - Unique Dodge Dart Police Car Escorts Belvidere Assembly Plant Employees to Area Food Pantry

Employees at Chrysler Group's Belvidere Assembly Plant had a special escort today on their way to the Belvidere/Boone County Food Pantry. Leading their procession of Chrysler Group vehicles laden with food for Thanksgiving Day dinners was the all-new 2013 Dodge Dart compact car. But this Belvidere-built Dart looked ...

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October 2012 News
Press Release - Oct 3, 2012 - All-New Dodge Dart Named IIHS Top Safety Pick

The all-new Dodge Dart, with its 10 standard-equipment air bags and one of the auto industry's highest content-ratios of high-strength steel, has been named a 2012 Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety ...

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September 2012 News
Press Release - Sep 27, 2012 - Ram's 2013 Heavy Duty Lineup Features Best-in-class Capability, New Technology and New Features

Ram Truck brand now offers the most capable heavy-duty pickups in the segment - the new 2013 Ram Heavy Duty line features best-in-class towing and best-in-class Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR). Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty trucks also add new features ...

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Press Release - Sep 27, 2012 - Ram's Halo Trucks - 2013 Chassis Cab Lineup Offer Best-in-class Capability and New Exclusive Features

The 2013 Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cab truck is the pinnacle of capability. Engineered and designed for extreme daily work, the Ram Chassis Cabs are products of a demanding environment and direct customer input. Ram's halo truck line focuses on best-in-class capability and ...

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Press Release - Sep 21, 2012 - Dodge Journey Recognized by Road & Travel Magazine

America's most versatile crossover - the Dodge Journey -- is also one of Road & Travel Magazine's top picks in the competitive crossover/SUV segment. The magazine has named the Journey one of its Top 10 vehicles ...

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Press Release - Sep 13, 2012 - Dodge Charger Pursuit to offer segment's most advanced all-wheel drive (AWD) system

Dodge is turning up the heat in the police pursuit vehicle segment. In response to police fleet customer demand and with input from the Chrysler Group's Police Advisory Board, the already well-received Dodge Charger Pursuit will offer an available all-wheel drive (AWD) system with ...

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August 2012 News
Press Release - Aug 8, 2012 - Chrysler Group LLC Takes Manufacturing to a New Dimension

It's been transforming how people watch movies and TV for years. Now, Chrysler Group LLC is using the world of 3D to change the way it looks at planning for future products and implements World Class Manufacturing before a single machine is built or installed ...

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July 2012 News
Press Release - Jul 30, 2012 - Chrysler Group Second-Quarter 2012 Net Income Increased to $436 Million

Chrysler Group LLC today reported its preliminary second-quarter financial results, including net income of $436 million, an $806 million improvement from the $370 million net loss in the same quarter last year, ...

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Press Release - Jul 25, 2012 - Two Dodge Models Rank Highest in Their Segments In J.D. Power And Associates 2012 APEAL Study™

Chrysler Group LLC today announced significant improvement in J.D. Power and Associates' U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study™

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May 2012 News
Press Release - May 24, 2012 - Chrysler 300 and Jeep® Grand Cherokee Win AutoPacific '2012 Best in Class Vehicle Satisfaction' Awards

Chrysler Group LLC announced today that the automotive research group AutoPacific has named Chrysler 300 as 'Best in Class Vehicle Satisfaction' for the 'Large Car' category, and Jeep® Grand Cherokee ...

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April 2012 News
Press Release - April 26, 2012 - Chrysler Group First-Quarter 2012 Net Income More Than Quadrupled to $473 Million

Chrysler Group LLC today reported preliminary net income of $473 million for the first quarter of 2012, up more than 300 percent from $116 million a year ago, driven primarily by its 40 percent increase in U.S. retail sales ...

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Press Release - April 16, 2012 - All-new Dodge Dart and Chrysler 300 Luxury Series Named to 'Wards 10 Best Interiors' List for 2012

The all-new 2013 Dodge Dart compact car and the award-winning 2012 Chrysler 300 Luxury Series sedan were chosen for 'Wards 10 Best Interiors'.list for 2012. WardsAuto World editors picked the winners after evaluating ...

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Press Release - April 2, 2012 - Dodge Spends Quality Time Developing First Vehicle of Italian-American Partnership

As the first vehicle to evolve from Chrysler Group's alliance with Fiat, the Dodge Dart builds off Alfa Romeo's performance virtues and Dodge's increasingly zealous attention ...

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March 2012 News
Press Release - March 6, 2012 - Ram to Build North America's Only OEM Compressed Natural Gas-powered Pickup

Today, Ram Truck announced it will become the only manufacturer in North America to offer a factory-built compressed natural gas-powered (CNG) pickup truck. The Ram 2500 Heavy Duty CNG pickup is designed for fleet and commercial customers and offers cost and emissions benefits, ...

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February 2012 News
Press Release - February 28, 2012 - New 2012 Dodge Charger Pursuit Set To Pace Back-to-back NASCAR Races in Phoenix

Taking a moment from setting benchmarks in the police vehicle segment, the new 2012 Dodge Charger Pursuit - America's high-performance police vehicle will pace both NASCAR Nationwide Series and Sprint Cup Series races in Phoenix on March 3 and 4 ...

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January 2012 News
Press Release - January 18, 2012 - Nine Chrysler Group LLC Models Net 2012 Consumer Guide Automotive Awards

Chrysler Group LLC has received nine awards in Consumer Guide Automotive?s 2012 list of 'Best Buys' and 'Recommended Picks.' ...

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Press Release - January 11, 2012 - Chrysler Group LLC Earns Three Polk Automotive Loyalty Awards For 2011

Chrysler Group LLC announced today that it received three Polk Automotive Loyalty Awards for the 2011 model year. The Chrysler Town & Country won ...

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Press Release - January 9, 2012 - Dodge Hits the Bull's Eye with an All-new Compact Car - The Dodge Dart

The All-new 2013 Dodge Dart Blends Alfa Romeo DNA with Dodge's Passion for Performance and Style, Resulting in a Groundbreaking Compact Sedan ...

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