Olivier Francois, President and CEO, Chrysler Brand, provides some insight about the Chrysler Brand display at the 2010 North American International Auto Show and the brand's stylish path forward.
IIHS Pres.: Chrysler Shows 'Most Improvement' For 2010
November 18, 2009 9:51 AM
Here’s a statistic for you: For the 2010 model year, Chrysler Group LLC products make up nearly 15 percent of the total vehicles named Top Safety Picks by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Specifically, the IIHS selected the 2010 Jeep® Patriot, 2010 Chrysler Sebring, 2010 Dodge Avenger and 2010 Dodge Journey for the awards. That makes two years running for the Chrysler Sebring, Dodge Avenger and Dodge Journey as IIHS safety choices for both the 2009 and 2010 model years. The awards also represent the latest tangible example of the company’s commitment to both safety and quality.
“Chrysler showed the...
Safety First: 2010 Avenger, Sebring Get IIHS Highest Ratings
August 25, 2009 10:05 AM
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) doesn’t go easy on cars and trucks it tests, and for good reason. After all, the IIHS is well-regarded for its independent safety reviews.
For the 2009 calendar year, the Institute has awarded the 2010 Chrysler Sebring and 2010 Dodge Avenger with its Top Safety Pick Award. So what does that mean for you, Joe/Jane Driver and Joe/Jane Passenger? Consider: each vehicle the institute evaluates will endure 40 mph frontal crash tests, side-impact crash tests (e.g. by a briskly moving SUV or pickup truck), and rear crash tests.