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Jeep® Wrangler named Most Awarded Car of 2019 – KBB.com

More than 350 eligible contenders. Only one winner. After compiling all of the results, Kelley Blue Book (KBB.com) named the 2019 Jeep® Wrangler as the Most Awarded Car of 2019. The automotive website calculated vehicles and brands that have been recognized the most this year with the acclaimed crossover vehicle coming out on top above the rest. “A perennial favorite” “Kelley Blue Book’s expert editors … Read More

New Uconnect® Market brings more convenience at user’s fingertips

An upgrade is on its way. FCA US LLC looks to build upon its in-vehicle technology to bring drivers even more convenience at their fingertips. Deploying during the second half of 2019, the automotive brand plans to launch a new in-vehicle commerce platform, Uconnect® Market. The new platform will provide users the ability to order food, find the nearest gas station or even make dinner … Read More

Check out the new and more powerful 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

One of the industry’s most powerful, and fun to drive, trucks just got stronger. Arriving in the fourth quarter of 2019, drivers will have a chance to experience the 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, which is expected to become one of America’s most powerful half-ton diesel pickups. Carrying an all-new available third-generation 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel engine, the Ram 1500 will come with available 480 lb.-ft. of … Read More

See which vehicles best fit your summer vacation needs

We are hitting the peak of summer and vacations continue to ramp up. Of course every vehicle journeying across our highways brings a unique circumstance. For some travelers, it may be as simple as hopping in the car and hitting the open road. For others, it may be getting kids packed and ready and just trying to reach the destination with your sanity intact. Depending … Read More

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