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    Report: Chrysler set to make $266M-investment into 8-speed transmission production
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    Chrysler will shortly make a significant $266-million investment into its Kokomo, IN transmission factory in a bid to expand production of its eight-speed automatic transmissions. The gearboxes, which are built under license from Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen, have been well received by customers and critics, and according to an SEC filing obtained by ...

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    Official: Ward's announces 10 Best Engines 2015
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    Ward's Auto has named its 10 Best Engines for 2015, covering a range of powerplants from impressive and economic fuel-sippers to amazing and powerful fire-breathers. "We spend a lot of time reading the powertrain tea leaves throughout the auto industry, and we're proud that this year's list is a microcosm of all the latest innovation coming from ...

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    Report: Canada bailed out GM and Chrysler without really knowing where $13.7 billion went
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    The Auditor General of Canada recently issued a report that makes at least one thing clear: it doesn't know how effective Canadian government loans given to both General Motors and Chrysler in 2009 were in ensuring the viability of both companies. That year, our Canadian government (and the province of Ontario) dished out $10.8 billion to GM and $2.9 ...

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    Los Angeles: 2015 Chrysler 300 swaggers into LA Auto Show [w/video]
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    The Chrysler 300 has always exuded a certain brashness, but its chip-on-its-shoulder styling seemed to mellow a bit after its 2011 redesign. Now, the bad boy of the premium sedan segment is getting some of its angry attitude back for 2015, and with the refreshed model debuting here at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The grille is larger, the fascia is updated ...

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    Official: 2015 Chrysler 300 looks to recapture its mojo in LA
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    Revised Attitude, Standard 8-Speed And EPAS Headline Changes Chrysler's 300 sedan has never been a shrinking violet, but it arguably lost a bit of swagger when its second-generation model bowed. There was no way that an evolutionary design could ever upend the automotive establishment the way the original 2005 model did, but even so, something was clearly ...

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    Video: Chrysler 200 subtitles performance in latest round of advertising
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    Every once in a while, we come across a car video narrated in a foreign language and subtitled in English. They usually centre on foreign-made automobiles, but this latest series of videos comes straight from Detroit. Airing for the first time during's NFL broadcasts, these four commercials for the 2015 Chrysler 200 were produced by Wieden + Kennedy ...

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    Featured: Auto industry insider previews tell-all book, What Did Jesus Drive?
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    "It's about some of the biggest crises in history. It's about who did it right and who did it wrong." – Jason Vines Jason Vines, the former head of public relations at Chrysler, Ford and Nissan, has seen a lot during his more than 30-year career, and now he's offering a behind-the-scenes look at the auto industry in his tell-all book What Did ...

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    Report: Is Chrysler's 'America's Import' campaign outdated or offensive? [w/poll]
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    Chrysler launched its America's Import campaign with a splashy ad during the Super Bowl starring Bob Dylan and featuring a whole bunch of patriotic imagery that included Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, factory employees and, of course, the city of Detroit. Since then, the brand has followed the original spot with even more ads using the same tagline. Not ...

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    Official: Chrysler-Fiat quality chief out after another poor Consumer Reports showing
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    Fiat Chrysler has announced a management change following the company's woeful performance in the latest Consumer Reports Annual Auto Reliability Survey. Of the 28 brands surveyed, FCA's marques occupied the five the seven lowest scores, while Dodge, Ram, Jeep and Fiat were the four lowest scorers. Doug Betts, FCA's 51-year-old head of quality "left the ...

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    Report: Detroit 3 small cars lay an egg in latest Consumer Reports reliability study
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    Consumer Reports has released its Annual Auto Reliability Survey and the results are, in a word, interesting. While we already covered the score-damaging effects of infotainment systems, there's another big angle to the data that's getting some attention – the utterly dismal scores of the Detroit Three's small car offerings. The turbocharged Dodge ...