Batman Drives A Rocket-Powered Chrysler In The Dark Knight Rises?

The latest commercial for the Chrysler 300S shows a concept version of it being build by the nice folks at Wayne Industries under the tagline "Imported From Gotham City" with the license plate DK300S — as in the Dark Knight from The Dark Knight Rises. Is the Batman downsizing his fleet? » 6/20/12 10:00am 6/20/12 10:00am

Feds Now Investigating 5.1 Million Jeeps For Pinto-Like Fire Risk

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has upped the ante on its investigation of fuel tank related fires on 5.1 million 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokees. They've gone from preliminary investigation to engineering analysis — their version of going from threat level yellow to orange — and widened the probe to … » 6/14/12 2:00pm 6/14/12 2:00pm

How Chrysler Screwed Up The Lamest Social Media Contest Ever

Chrysler's attempt to buy off "mommy bloggers" — and their countless dozens of readers — with an iPad2 (hey, it's no iPad HD, but still, not too shabby) and the promise of a trip to NYC in exchange for attention has backfired in a way only a Chrysler social media campaign could. Now some mommies are sad and other… » 3/07/12 2:00pm 3/07/12 2:00pm

Clint Eastwood's Chrysler Super Bowl Ad If America Just Quit

Chicago's Second City takes on the Clint Eastwood Super Bowl ad and ponders a world where we'd given up on Chrysler. "It's halftime in America, and playing two halves is asking a lot. So, good game." » 2/08/12 10:00am 2/08/12 10:00am

EXCLUSIVE: How The NFL Fumbled Chrysler's Commercial

Chrysler's Clint Eastwood ad was the most controversial commercial (for various reasons) of this year's Super Bowl. But it wasn't controversial enough that someone acting on behalf of the NFL should have had it pulled off YouTube. How and why they did it demonstrates just how easy it is for someone to falsely claim… » 2/07/12 1:30pm 2/07/12 1:30pm

Only An Idiot Would Think Chrysler's Clint Eastwood Ad Was Pro-Obama

As one of the first to call the Chrysler Clint Eastwood commercial from last night's Super Bowl a "political ad" — for a moment I felt like the brouhaha over it was partly my fault. Well, until the political hacks weighed in and I realized they were living in a fantasy world. » 2/06/12 8:45pm 2/06/12 8:45pm

Clint Eastwood Doesn't Think We Should Bail Out Car Companies Like…

The Clint Eastwood Super Bowl Ad was a pep talk for Detroit and a threat to those people who don't think automakers like Chrysler are capable of making a comeback. People like Clint Eastwood, who voiced his opposition to the auto bailout in very clear terms just a few months ago. » 2/06/12 3:00pm 2/06/12 3:00pm

Chrysler's Clint Eastwood Super Bowl Spot Is The Best Political Ad Yet

Chrysler's newest "Imported From Detroit" ad — a campaign that started at last year's Super Bowl with an ad starring Eminem — stars Clint Eastwood in yet another pitch-perfect ad for the littlest of the Big Three. » 2/05/12 8:19pm 2/05/12 8:19pm

Chrysler 700C: The Secret Minivan Of The Future

The big reveal from Chrysler today at the Detroit Auto Show was supposed to be the 2013 Dodge Dart, but sitting in a booth at the far end of the display was this shiny jellybean. They're calling it the Chrysler 700C. We're calling it Chrysler's next big minivan. » 1/09/12 4:00pm 1/09/12 4:00pm