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Chrysler Capital Test Drive: Jeep® Gladiator

The moment arrived. After months of hype and a grand arrival, I finally got my chance to go behind the wheel of the Jeep® Gladiator. My first couple of test drives with the Ram 1500 and Chrysler Pacifica were wonderful experiences as each ride displayed what’s made the two award-winning vehicles so notable among their segments. But as fun as those rides were, the build-up … Read More

Dodge Charger gets higher “Octane” in fall 2019

Prepare yourselves. A blackout is upon us. One of the world’s most powerful sedans will put even more pedal to the metal this fall with the release of the limited-edition 2019 Dodge Charger SRT® Hellcat Octane Edition. One of the vehicle’s main attractions will be its “blacked-out” theme both on the interior and exterior.   According to an official FCA US LLC press release, the … Read More

Check out the “very popular” CarGurus 2019 Best Used Car Award winners

Earlier this month, CarGurus, an online automotive marketplace, awarded the Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger, Jeep® Wrangler and Jeep Wrangler Unlimited with 2019 Best Used Car Awards. The four FCA US LLC vehicles won for the following vehicle segments: 2011–2018 Dodge Charger – Full-size Sedan 2008–2018 Dodge Challenger – Sports Car 2007–2017 Jeep Wrangler – Small Crossover/SUV 2007–2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited – Midsize Crossover/SUV In addition, … Read More

How to handle traffic on Memorial Day weekend

A situation you never want to be in. You have your bags packed, ready to get the wheels turning on your road trip. Maybe you’re rushing out the door or you have everything planned out. Either way, you’re in the car and on the way to your destination. That’s when you see it. Those dreaded bright red taillights up ahead bringing you to a halt. … Read More

2019 Ram 1500 wins Autotrader Best New Cars for 2019 Award

Over the past year, the Ram 1500 has been making headlines — from winning multiple awards to unveiling new-edition trucks at auto shows. It’s also pretty good at getting you out of a jam. Now the pickup can add another trophy to its mantle as Autotrader announced the 2019 Ram 1500 earned a spot on the publication’s Best New Cars for 2019 Award. Autotrader’s award … Read More

Dodge brand wins KBB.com Brand Image Award

When you hear the name of a certain vehicle, what kind of response do you have? When you drive by a dealership and see what’s on the lot, are you intrigued or indifferent? Obviously, vehicle brands strive to put out a product that excites potential buyers. Each year, Kelley Blue Book (KBB.com) recognizes the brands that have created the most excitement in its Brand Image … Read More

See the new 10-year anniversary 2019 Ram Heavy Duty Kentucky Derby Edition

May 4, 2019, marks the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby®. It also marks the 10-year anniversary of the “greatest two minutes in sports” having Ram as its “Official Truck” of Churchill Downs®. To commemorate the momentous occasion, the Ram brand unveiled a brand new 2019 Ram Heavy Duty Kentucky Derby Edition.     According to an official FCA US LLC press release, Kentucky Derby … Read More

What six new Jeep® Gladiator concept vehicles were showcased at the Easter Jeep® Safari?

If you’re looking for a test drive, this is the way to go. One of Jeep® brand’s finest traditions is the annual Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. Each year, thousands of Jeep brand enthusiasts gather together to participate in a week full of off-road adventures across some of the most scenic, yet challenging, terrain in the U.S. Jeep brand will make the 53rd edition … Read More

Catch a special glimpse of the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty Lone Star

Going big in the Lone Star State. As all of the FCA US LLC brands spotlighted their latest 2019 and 2020 vehicles at the DFW Auto Show, a new truck took center stage at the Ram brand station. Arriving in the second quarter of this year, Ram brand offered a sneak peek of its 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty Lone Star editions, distributed … Read More

2020 Jeep® Gladiator and FCA US LLC brands shine bright at DFW Auto Show

Thriving in the spotlight. As one of the premier events in the industry, the DFW Auto Show brings the best and brightest from all automotive brands. It was no different for FCA US LLC as their latest and greatest vehicles shined bright on the big stage. Across the showroom floor, the newest 2019 and 2020 models from Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, Mopar, SRT®, FIAT® and … Read More