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Dodge Dart hits the bull's-eye ... again
by Jen Herman
July 24, 2014 12:46 PM
Dodge Dart, the most award-winning vehicle in its class, continues to hit the bull's-eye when it comes to accolades.
Just this week, the 2014 Dodge Dart topped J.D. Power's 2014 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study in the highly competitive compact car segment. It surpassed 19 other vehicles in the segment, including the second- and third-ranked Volkswagen Beetle and Nissan Sentra.
The APEAL Study measures how gratifying a new vehicle is to own and drive, based on customer evaluations of 77 vehicle attributes of new 2014 model-year vehicles. Customers are surveyed after...
Redesigned Dodge Challengers roll out
by Dale Jewett
July 22, 2014 2:48 PM
For the past week, Portland, Oregon, has been the center of the Dodge Challenger universe.
During that time, groups of journalists have come to the picturesque Northwest city to spend time driving the redesigned 2015 Dodge Challenger. In just a few weeks, the new Challenger will arrive in Dodge dealerships around the country.
Need a spotter's guide to the new Dodge Challenger on the road? We've published several B-roll videos of the new muscle car, shot in the areas around Portland.
Not surprisingly, the top-of-the-line Challenger SRT with...
Jeep Girls: California or bust!
July 18, 2014 12:17 PM
Greetings from California, a home to the "happiest place on earth!" For the summer, the official start of 2014, we left the heat behind and headed further west to southern California. Ashley and I discovered along the way that the drive from Phoenix to San Diego can be described in one word: hot. The region, however, is not as simple to explain.
During this trek, we entered a region rich with military history, as well as diverse neighborhoods, offering great food, classic cars and courage, or as some like to say, "cajones!"
Ram claims the lead in towing standards
by Betty Newman
July 16, 2014 11:21 AM
Ever notice how sometimes it's hard to tell who's out front, in the lead, without a scorecard? Take towing capability, for example. It's at the heart of every great work truck and something pickup truck customers lean on heavily in making their purchase decisions. That's why automakers proudly tout their towing numbers at every opportunity. But, everybody can't be number one!
No, that bragging right now belongs exclusively to the Ram Truck Brand, thanks to the brand's new towing standards 'scorecard,' that comes straight from the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).
Ram Truck Brand Director, Bob Hegbloom, puts the numbers...
Geared for fun
by Jen Herman
July 10, 2014 9:06 AM
The high-performance Fiat 500 Abarth and Abarth Cabrio, equipped now with an all-new automatic transmission, are arriving at FIAT studios this month. If you crave Abarth's performance but prefer an automatic transmission, then this car might be right for you.
Many people don't know how to drive a stick shift or simply don't want to, but that doesn't mean they don't like speed, torque and having a ton of fun on the road, particularly when it comes in a small but wicked package.
The reason behind the six-speed automatic transmission? To appeal...