The Lincoln Continental Isn't For You, Stupid

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What's The Craziest Non-Car Made By A Carmaker?

Chrysler is a company now known for making dowdy family cars, pickup trucks, and the occasional Hellcat. But long before the modern-day era of staid sedans and Italian ownership, there was the Chrysler Space Division. And the Chrysler Space Division made rockets. » 2/24/15 11:36am 2/24/15 11:36am

Chrysler UConnect Will Find Your Car, Get Directions From Your Phone


Chrysler's UConnect is one of the best systems from a domestic automaker. It's not pretty, but it gets the job done with quick responses and a simple UI. Now it's finally get a few features to bring it up to par with the competition. » 1/05/15 7:10pm 1/05/15 7:10pm

Chrysler May Have Sold A Crap Ton Of Cars And Trucks Last Month

Taking a glance at the Bloomberg industry analyst roundup for December car sales reveals one obvious expected winner in Chrysler, who may have sold as many as 25% more cars last month than December 2013. That's huge if it's true and bodes well for the industry as a whole. » 1/02/15 1:40pm 1/02/15 1:40pm

First Hellcat Sold in Colorado Wrecked An Hour After Purchase

This is one of those things that's certainly unfortunate, but about as surprising as seeing toes emerge from a sock. The first Challenger Hellcat sold in Colorado has been wrecked, and it appears the accident happened about an hour after the car was bought. Somehow, a new-to-the-driver 707 HP car proved tricky to… » 12/22/14 9:00am 12/22/14 9:00am

Report: Chrysler's Pentastar V6 Is About To Go Turbo

Break out the laser beams, synthpop and James Earl Jones: Chrysler is about to go hard on turbos like it's the 1980s all over again, according to reports. » 12/08/14 6:20pm 12/08/14 6:20pm

Chrysler's Using Oculus Rift To Put You Inside a Car As It's Built

It seems a test drive just isn't enough to sell customers on a new car these days. So to help promote the new Chrysler 200, the automaker partnered with Wieden+Kennedy Portland, Stopp, and MPC Creative to produce an Oculus Rift virtual reality experience that gives buyers not only a tour of the car, but the process of… » 11/25/14 2:41pm 11/25/14 2:41pm

2015 Chrysler 300: Oh. Uh. Nice Face?

A new grill that's about 30% bigger, an upgraded cabin with a seven-inch display as standard and the eight-speed Torqueflite automatic under the metal. Meet the 2015 Chrysler 300. » 11/19/14 9:45am 11/19/14 9:45am

I Sold Chryslers During the Auto Industry Crisis of 2008-2010

Here's a story for you- what it was like working in sales for a Chrysler dealer during the automotive industry crisis. But first, a little background. » 11/18/14 9:37am 11/18/14 9:37am

Midwest Chrysler Dealers Offering Zero Percent Financing For 84 Months

Hey did you know that the all new Chrysler 200 also known as "America's Import" can easily be confused with a high quality Japanese or German car? You didn't? That's o.k. because if you live in the Midwest you can finance one at 0% interest for 84 months. Take that Honda and BMW! » 11/11/14 5:12pm 11/11/14 5:12pm

Two Patriotic Cars For Veterans Day

CarStories.com and the Petersen Automotive Museum would like to take this Veterans Day to honor all the brave men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. These proud people have helped shape the history of America. This Veterans day, we thought it be a good time to feature two patriotic cars from the… » 11/11/14 3:32pm 11/11/14 3:32pm

Movie Stars Hawking Cars On TV Is At Least As Old As The 1957 DeSoto

Fellow UT Austin alum Matthew McConaughey has recently gotten quite a bit of ribbing for his Lincoln commercials, but the twang-toned actor is far from the first movie star to hawk cars on TV. Way back in 1957, actress Jeanne Crain tried to convince middle-class Americans to purchase Chrysler's DeSoto. » 11/01/14 12:00pm 11/01/14 12:00pm

Fiat-Chrysler Brands Last In Consumer Reports Auto Reliability Survey

Consumer Reports is out with its annual Auto Reliability Survey, and Dodge, Ram, Jeep, and Fiat bring up the rear, with the 500L snagging the inglorious title of least reliable car among the 248 models CR included in the survey. Oh, and infotainment systems still suck. » 10/27/14 1:55pm 10/27/14 1:55pm

Why Now Is The Time To Buy A Ram Or Chevy Truck

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 10/15/14 9:00am 10/15/14 9:00am

Modern MOPAR Meet in Germany

After bringing you all the details on how a german classic car meeting for a variety of makes looks like I would now like to talk about a smaller meeting for lovers of modern MOPARs that took place last weekend in my hometown Buchloe in the Allgäu Region in Bavaria in the southern part of Germany. To not mislead all… » 10/06/14 7:19am 10/06/14 7:19am

NHTSA To Review 4.9 Million Chrysler Vehicles For A Shitload Of Problems

Stalling. Fires. Fuel pump shutoff. The horn honking itself. These are just some of the problems Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram owners say they have experienced thanks to a faulty totally integrated power module, and now the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says they're looking into it. » 9/29/14 1:24pm 9/29/14 1:24pm

Chrysler Recalls 350,000 Cars And SUVs For Ignition Problem

General Motors has had the lion's share of auto recalls this year, but Chrysler has had quite a few too. They've added 350,000 more cars and SUVs to that list for ignition switch problems. » 9/25/14 5:42pm 9/25/14 5:42pm

The Endless Flood Of Recall Detritus Keeps Pouring Out Of GM, Chrysler

Oh, General Motors said it was probably done recalling cars after an already brutal year? JUST KIDDING. There are now 205,309 more vehicles under recall from GM. And GM is hardly alone in the Detroit area, because now Chrysler has recalled almost 189,000 SUVs. » 9/21/14 10:00am 9/21/14 10:00am

Source: Hellcat Dyno'd Up To 825 HP But May Have Emission Issues

An anonymous Chrysler source has given us some very interesting information: they've dyno'd a Hellcat at all the way up to an insane 825 HP, though they're having trouble meeting emissions requirements at the advertised 707 HP. Also, some very interesting supercharger news for small cars. » 9/15/14 4:15pm 9/15/14 4:15pm

Ferrari Is Going To Build More Cars To Keep Rich People Happy

If you tell rich people that they can't have something, that just makes them want it more. They can't all have Ferraris, which is part of the allure. Incoming Ferrari chief Sergio Marchionne wants to increase production to ease the tension with potential buyers. Mistake or brilliant? » 9/11/14 10:13am 9/11/14 10:13am