Author: Josh Myatt

See which FCA US LLC vehicles were victorious in the Ideal Vehicle Awards

What defines the ideal vehicle?  According to AutoPacific, an automotive research and consulting firm, the ideal vehicle measures the fusion between expectation and reality. When a vehicle’s performance matches or exceeds what the customer hoped for, it’s made “ideal” status.   This made for the primary criteria for AutoPacific’s Ideal Vehicle Awards (IVA).  “IVAs speak to a vehicle’s layout and design,” says AutoPacific President George Peterson.   “Giving owners a chance to tell us … Read More

How Chrysler brand is helping fight childhood hunger in U.S. with No Kid Hungry campaign

Over 13 million. That’s how many children in the United States do not regularly have enough food to eat, also known as a “food insecure” home according to the latest report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This tragic issue affects homes across the country, and families are struggling to have proper meals on a daily basis. That’s why Chrysler brand is teaming up with … Read More

Ram 3500 has the best resale value, according to J.D. Power

A class above the rest. That is what J.D. Power announced when it handed its Best Resale Value Award to the Ram 3500. According to J.D. Power, “244 vehicle models were evaluated using a sample of over 650,000 transactions with an average of 3,500 data points assessed on each vehicle. The award selection process utilizes used vehicle wholesale prices, which represent how much a dealer … Read More

How you can help prevent phantom traffic jams

It’s the one instance where my inner road rage fires up.   Running into bumper-to-bumper traffic, I usually try to think of the reasoning behind it. There could be a wreck or something else going on. Maybe construction is taking up a lane or two. Though traffic is inconvenient, usually the reasons are understandable. Until there isn’t a reason. The moment arrives when out of … Read More

Three fun Labor Day alternative destinations

Avoiding the madness. Well, maybe a little bit. Celebrated nationwide, for the most part, Labor Day makes for one of the year’s most heavily traveled weekends. With most of the U.S. receiving next Monday off, airports and highways will overflow with travelers looking to make the most of their three-day weekend. While flights and driving may increase regardless, some destinations might be bursting at the … Read More

FCA US LLC provides latest development on Jeep® Wrangler plug-in hybrid vehicle

A key to the future. Big goals require a lot of moving parts. When Jeep® brand announced that it planned to create over 30 nameplates with electrified solutions by 2022, they needed facilities to provide key components for meeting regulatory requirements. Specifically for its launch of the Jeep Wrangler PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) in 2020. In order to accomplish this feat, Jeep brand tapped … Read More

How to create a memorable vacation in 24 hours – Texas edition

While we have gone on adventures from coast to coast, and many places in between, we needed to save one just for the Lone Star State. Though driving across Texas would be a vacation altogether, several of its big-city attractions are just a drive down the interstate away. For some of us, we think of cowboy hats and riding horses when we hear “Texas,” but … Read More

How to create a memorable vacation in 24 hours – central U.S. edition

Previously, our round-the-clock adventures took us from the east coast to the west coast. From the Big Apple to sunny Hollywood, we discovered ways for you to devour the finest cuisines and visit your favorite tourist destinations all in a day’s time. With Labor Day weekend on the horizon, we can’t let any stone be left unturned on the pursuit of overnight memory-making opportunities. Here … Read More

Jeep® brand celebrates its history at Toledo Jeep® Fest

Celebrating your roots. During World War II, a Willys-Overland plant began producing military vehicles in Toledo, Ohio, to aid soldiers overseas. The effort to assist armed forces led to the Midwestern town becoming one of the homes of Jeep® brand vehicles. In 2016, Toledo put together a celebration of the brand’s 75th anniversary. The half-day commemoration of the brand’s history drew a spectacular crowd of roughly … Read More