| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:58 PM
There is something undeniably satisfying about taking a low-speed corner in an older car with manual steering. I recently had the chance to experience this at historic Meadow Brook, the estate built by the widow of John Dodge in Rochester, Mich. John...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:55 AM
As automakers race to meet a federal mandate for an industry-wide fuel economy average of 54.5 mpg by 2025, engineers are squeezing more efficiency out of every part of their vehicles, including transmissions.
In addition to manual or automatic...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Automakers posted one of the best months in years for auto sales in July, with General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota and Nissan all reporting big gains.
By the time all the numbers are tallied Friday, automakers are expected to have sold around 1.5...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Chrysler Group said it would recall potentially hundreds of thousands of its Jeep SUVs to fix a faulty ignition switch.
Chrysler hasn’t determined the exact number of vehicles affected, but said Tuesday that up to 792,300 vehicles could be...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Chrysler Group is recalling 792,300 SUVs for a faulty ignition switch in the 2006 to 2007 Jeep Commander and the 2005 to 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
“Engineers are working to develop a remedy and Chrysler is committing now to conduct a recall out of...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Chrysler Group is recalling about 895,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango sport-utility vehicles because of a wiring problem that could start a fire.
The automaker said if one of these vehicles needs a repair that includes servicing the vanity...
| Jun 30, 2014
After retiring from a career in finance, Larry T. Lakin shared his financial and management skills with fledgling entrepreneurs as a volunteer with SCORE, a national not-for-profit organization affiliated with the Small Business Administration.
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Jeep, Subaru and Rolls-Royce were among the fastest-growing car brands through the first half of this year while Chrysler, Mini and Volkswagen were struggling.
Automakers have sold 8.2 million vehicles so far this year, a 4% gain over the same period...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Pomoco Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Hampton with the Poquoson Middle School Parent Teacher Organization raised $2,490 to purchase laptops and iPads for a “laptop cart” at the middle school. The school has about two or three laptop carts, which...
| Sep 17, 2014
The 40-member Poquoson Apostolic Church will host a public block party at the Poquoson pool parking lot on Saturday, Sept. 27. There will be free pizza, soda, face painting, live music and an inflatable slide, among other activities.
"It's an opportunity...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:08 PM
See a deluge of Dodges from current models such as Darts, Durangos, Chargers and Challengers to past models such as Neons, Nitros, Lancers and La Femmes.
It happens Sunday, when America on Wheels commemorates the American car brand's 100th anniversary....