| Oct 23, 2014
Chrysler's midsize sedan underwent a dramatic update for 2015, and so too did the 200's safety ratings. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awarded the redesigned car its top honor: a five-star overall safety rating. The front-wheel-drive...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Colors change with the seasons, but an automobile is never fully dressed without a coat of paint. While Henry Ford would let customers have only black to speed the drying process, today's automakers offer a palette that would make da Vinci envious, with...
| 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....
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Chrysler Group is recalling almost 650,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango sport utility vehicles sold in the U.S. during the the 2011-14 model years to fix a problem with the brakes.
It will recall another 200,000 of the vehicles sold in other...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Despite General Motors' recent recall of millions of its cars — and several investigations into the issue — buyers are still streaming into GM dealerships.
The beleaguered automaker announced Tuesday that sales in March rose 4% compared with...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 10:19 AM
The Chrysler Group has announced it is issuing two separate recalls that will affect nearly 37,000 vehicles in the U.S.
The first recall affects 18,700 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs from the 2012 and 2013 model years. The vehicles are being...
| 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...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:16 AM
Chrysler Group is recalling more than 43,000 Dodge Chargers to fix an issue with the vehicles’ headlights.
The automaker said the voluntary action will affect 43,450 Chargers in the U.S. from the 2011 and 2012 model years. The recall is to inspect...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Alan Mulally, an aerospace engineer who helped Ford Motor Co. avoid the bankruptcy filings and federal bailouts of its U.S. automotive siblings, said Thursday that he will step down as the company's chief executive in July.
He will be succeeded by...