Month: March 2018

Whether in the market or staying in the know, start your research here

When searching for a new vehicle, where do you start your research? The overwhelming amount of information available online can be, well … overwhelming. But what if there was a website that broke it down for you and you could look at the best family vehicles on the market? Or the best all-wheel-drive vehicles, starting under $25,000? Luckily, there is. If you haven’t already visited … Read More

Alfa Romeo Giulia crowned 2018 Editors’ Choice by Car and Driver

Talk about coming back with a bang. A little over 20 years ago, the Alfa Romeo brand withdrew from the U.S. market. It was not until last year that the Italian vehicles appeared back on American shores. Today, the awards are piling up. The editors of Car and Driver named the Alfa Romeo Giulia to its annual Editors’ Choice list for 2018. The list recognizes … Read More

Born unto Freedom and Adventure, Jeep® Wrangler was destined to be an American icon

The all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler has made a big entrance into the automotive world. With it comes a campaign emphasizing the soul of what makes the Wrangler an American icon. Is there such a thing as “too much freedom” or “too great an adventure”? You decide.     Not to be outdone by its iconic cousin, the reimagined 2019 Jeep Cherokee takes you on a … Read More

Taking a backward glance as we continue our drive forward

Five years ago this month I was training to be a Chrysler Capital credit analyst. I’d already been an analyst for our parent company, but this was different. We had signed an agreement with FCA US LLC (formerly known as Chrysler Group), and a new division was about to be born – Chrysler Capital. I remember feeling so lucky and so nervous at the same … Read More

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid vying for World Green Car of the Year award

The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is a star no matter what happens at the New York Motor Show later this month. But the highly regarded minivan from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) now is in the running for recognition as the 2018 World Green Car of the Year. Which might be expected for a vehicle U.S. News and World Report called “a great minivan.” The Pacifica Hybrid … Read More

Trail leads to Geneva auto show, European debuts for three ‘rugged, sophisticated’ Jeep® SUVs

The Jeep® brand put its stamp on the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show this month with three major premieres and a flurry of other product presentations. The new Wrangler and Cherokee models took the spotlight with their regional debuts – comprising Europe, The Middle East and Africa – while the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, “the most powerful Jeep SUV ever,” appeared for the first time at … Read More

Autotrader names 2018 Ram 1500 to Best Interior List

I love my Ram truck. I’ve said it a million times. I love how it looks. I love how it sounds. I love the four-wheel-drive and the fact that I can help when someone needs help getting pulled out of a tough spot. And I particularly love how comfortable it is, even on long drives halfway across the country. It turns out, the editors at … Read More

Kathryn Hahn turns up the volume in the Chrysler Pacifica S

As teenagers, we were all embarrassed by our parents a time or two. Now, as a parent myself, I feel like I’ve earned the right, on occasion, to be THAT parent and carry on the tradition. Evidently, the same holds true for actress Kathryn Hahn. In her latest role, starring in a series of commercials for the Chrysler Pacifica S, Hahn is the go-anywhere, do-everything … Read More

Jeep® brand is first automotive brand recognized as “Cult Brand” Honoree

If something reaches ‘cult status’ or has a ‘cult following,’ it gains an aura of prestige and intrigue. Last week, the Jeep® brand accomplished the latter as they were recognized as a 2018 “Cult Brand” honoree at the annual The Gathering (Society of Cult Brands). Founded in 2013, The Gathering is an exclusive summit focused on exposing the principles and practices employed by the world’s … Read More