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    Holy... Safe! Could coarse car ads attract FCC attention?

    In its quest to clean up television, could the Federal Communications Commission go after automotive advertising? USA Today wonders how the cuddly-wuddly FCC may react to some of the in-your-face commercials currently being shown in your home. The story cites Volkswagen's "Safe Happens" Passat ...

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    Jeep Compass comes in below projections

    The Chrysler Group has gotten tons of PR mileage out of the popularity of the Dodge Caliber, to the point where dealers haven't been able to keep them in stock and consumers have to beg for a test drive (new Calibers net more profit than demos, after all). Unfortunately for the automaker, the ...

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    Caliber selling out abroad

    Not only is the Caliber tough to find on dealer lots in the United States, but it's also selling out in Europe as well. According to AutoWeek, Dodge woefully underestimated European demand for its hatchback replacement for the Neon, causing dealers in Europe to put people on a waiting list in ...

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    Crash Results: Camry and RAV4 leading, Caliber makes improvement over Neon

    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) just can't stop ramming large, bumper shaped projectiles into the newest vehicles for 2007. Today the IIHS released the results of it most recent tests and it looks like Toyota is well represented at the top and the Caliber has made impressive ...

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    Jeep Compass gets dissed by consumer panel

    The Jeep Compass might be turning the heads of some consumers looking to the trail-rated brand for something new, but the ten members of the Detroit News Automotive Consumer Panel weren't impressed. While all ten said they would recommend the vehicle's sibling -- the Dodge Caliber -- to their ...

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    Spy Shots: Mitsubishi EVO X

    We know how long a lot of you have been waiting for any tidbit of info on the next Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. News has been slow to come by, but yesterday Dubspeed Driven scored some outstanding spy shots of what might be the EVO X. One can see a clear inspiration from the Concept-X show car that ...

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    What comes next for the Chrysler PT Cruiser?

    Peter Valdes-Dapena has penned a nice piece examining Chrysler's options for the next PT Cruiser. It's an interesting question, as Valde-Dapena notes, because no retro vehicle has ever been substantially redesigned. Like the recent refreshening of the Volkswagen New Beetle, Chrysler's redo of the ...

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    First Jeep Compass rolls off the line

    The Dodge Caliber's Jeep sibling, the Compass, started production at the Chrysler Group's plant in Belvidere, Ill., where the automaker will also start making the Jeep Patriot this fall. Chrysler's flexible manufacturing processes are said to be behind the plant's versatility and efficiency, ...

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    Dodge Hornet buzzes for partners; narrows it down to three

    DaimlerChrysler is on the lookout for companies to serve as a joint partner in making the Dodge Hornet, a sub-compact vehicle to be priced below the $13,995 sticker price of the Dodge Caliber. At this point, it looks like three automakers are on the short list -- Volkswagen and two others. Chrysler ...

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    Dodge Caliber seen as pivotal to DCX's overseas growth

    DaimlerChrysler appears bullish on the overseas fortunes of its new Dodge Caliber. The automaker expects to move in excess of 20,000 units outside of North America in 2007. That may not sound like a great deal in light of the fact that the econo-crossover will be launched into approximately 100 ...

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    Toyota surpasses Chrysler's numbers... again

    Toyota beat Chrysler's sales totals 219,965 to 190,095 in April, part of a larger trend that showed a bad month for domestics and a good month for Toyota. It's not the first time it has happened, but it might just give Toyota the boost it needs to surpass Chrylser's ...

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    DCX lowers Caliber of discounts available to employees

    Despite some fairly uninspiring comparison test results in most monthly buff books, the Dodge Caliber appears to have the making of a hit on the strength of its distinctive look, versatile packaging and low price of entry. In fact, initial sales have been so robust that DaimlerChrysler is reeling ...


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