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    Chrysler Town and Country
    Featured: Chrysler slows minivan production, hasn't built Routan for VW this year
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    Chrysler has slowed production of its Town and Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans this week, Automotive News reports. The Windsor, Ontario plant will cut its three shifts from eight hours each to four hours each in an effort "to align production with market demand," a Chrysler spokesperson told AN. Chrysler also builds the closely related Routan ...

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    Report: Marchionne on Alfa's North American return, Dodge Dart's powertrain weakness and minivan plans
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    As a reporter covering an auto show, the one opportunity you never want to miss is going to the Sergio Marchionne press briefing. "This undertaking to bring Alfa back is a one-shot deal... We are not going to do this twice." There just aren't that many real characters left in the auto industry. Marchionne, who sits atop both Chrysler and Fiat, is ...

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    Report: Volkswagen to resume Routan minivan production in 2013 after all
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    Last week, we reported that production of the Chrysler-based Volkswagen Routan minivan had been halted since July, and its future seemed grim. It appears now that the Volkswagen minivan will live on, with production resuming in 2013. According to an Automotive News report, the Routan will be unchanged for the 2013 model year (surprise!) and continue to be ...

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    Official: 2013 Chrysler Town and Country S is the van in black
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    Chrysler previously brought us the "man van" with the Dodge Grand Caravan R/T, but now it's apparently rolling out its its "mean van," with this sinister 2013 Town and Country S. Joining similar packages available on the 200 and 300 sedans, this new Town and Country trim replaces most of the standard car's shiny bits with dark accents, giving the minivan ...

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    Confirmed: Dodge Dart SRT in the works, as Compass, Town & Country set to die off
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    Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has shed a little light on the future of a few Chrysler products, including the Jeep Compass, Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Dart. While speaking at the Chrysler Belvidere Assembly Plant, Marchionne said both the Jeep Patriot and Compass will continue to be build at the facility through 2014, at which point it ...

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    Poll: Chrysler CEO votes for keeping Town & Country if minivans merge [w/poll]
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    If you believe the gossip around Detroit, one of the Chrysler Group's minivan twins is fixin' to be killed. This is not news. In fact, it's now been over one year since we first reported that either the Chrysler Town & Country or Dodge Grand Caravan will likely get the axe by 2013. What's still unknown, however, is exactly which of the two minivans ...

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    Report: One-off Mercedes-Benz 550K barn find discovered in LA scrap yard
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    Being agriculturally inclined to build barns in the country, we don't expect barn finds to turn up in the middle of a high-turnover metropolis. Yet that's been happening more regularly of late, and writer Michael Mraz has found another example in South Central, Los Angeles: a one-of-one Mercedes-Benz 1935 Caracciola 500K built especially for Silver Arrows ...

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    Report: Streamlined Chrysler minivan lineup to get different branding in U.S. and Canada
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    The Detroit News reports that while Chrysler is only expected to offer one minivan going forward, the vehicle will carry two different names depending on where it's sold. The Dodge Grand Caravan is expected to carry on in Canada while American buyers are likely to continue to be able to buy the Chrysler Town and Country. Reid Brigland, the head of the ...

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    Report: Dodge Caravan to be sold in Canada only, goodbye Town & Country
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    Chrysler is planning on making some market changes. Those changes will inevitably affect Canada and the United States. Although both North American countries are just a short jog away, Chrysler has some future plans regarding their minivan line. Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has explained in the past how the brand is looking to stop making duplicate ...

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    Report: Man buys used Chrysler minivan from Thrifty, finds $500K in cocaine
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    I once rented a 2001 Mustang Convertible from Hertz in Montreal. When placing the rental paperwork in the glove box I found a crisp $5 bill, which I promptly exchanged for a Big Mac and fries. That was lucky, but the following story is not. Mercury News reports that Charles Preston, a doctor in Santa Clara, California, purchased a used 2008 Chrysler Town ...