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    Report: Dodge won't call its new small car Hornet

    Dodge has been wise in reviving old nameplates to inject some excitement into its contemporary model lineup. Recent products like the Challenger and Charger – both named after classics from the brand's past – have drummed up a considerable amount of enthusiasm where names like Stratus ...

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    Spy Shots: Dodge Caliber's Alfa Romeo-based replacement spotted wearing crosshairs

    When we first caught wind of the Fiat intention to get cozy with Chrysler, our first thoughts leapt to the slew of sexy Italian compacts that could conceivably make their way to the states. Of all the hardware that could potentially be Americanized, the Alfa Romeo Giulietta was the one hatch that ...

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    Report: Ralph Gilles: SRT model for upcoming C-segment car "absolutely paramount"

    First comes word that a Magnum revival could be in the works, and now we hear that the SRT team over at Dodge is eager to add a C-segment brawler to its revitalized product lineup. That word doesn't come from the mouth of just anyone either, as Ralph Gilles, President and CEO of the SRT brand, ...

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    Spy Shots: Dodge's next small car snapped in Death Valley

    Remember the Dodge Hornet? Just a few years ago, the chunky funster was rumored to be the automaker's first foray into the subcompact B-segment, and it was even scheduled to be produced in conjunction with Chinese automaker Chery. These plans never came to fruition, and we've had to soldier on ...

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    Future Chrysler, Alfa Romeo and Fiat product plans revealed?

    Alfa Romeo Kamal concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to automotive consulting firm IHS Global Insight, the Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep lineups are going to look drastically different over the next few years under Fiat control. No surprises there, but the report goes on the ...

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    Despite Fiat deal, Chrysler will still get small cars from Nissan

    Click above for high-res image gallery of the Dodge Hornet concept
    Fiat's tentative global alliance with Chrysler should have the desired effect of bolstering the American automaker's nonexistent small car line and give Fiat access to a nationwide network of dealerships in the United States. Don't ...

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    Chrysler and Chery quit talking about small car

    Well, crap. For all of us who were eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Chinese-built Dodge Demon or the Chinese-built Dodge Hornet or the Chrysler-badged, Chinese-built Chery A1, fugetaboutit. It's officially not happening. Mike Manley, Chrysler's executive vice president of international sales and ...

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    New Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300 confirmed for 2010

    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2009 Dodge Charger
    Ending speculation about what new products Chrysler will be rolling out in 2010 is none other than Chrysler CEO Bob Nardelli. Now confirmed are redesigned full-size sedans in the form of a new Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 as well as a ...

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    More evidence Nissan will build the Dodge Hornet

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Dodge Hornet concept The Dodge Hornet was one of the best-looking concepts that Chrysler has produced the past few years, and thanks to a partnership with Nissan, the impressive-looking compact is inching closer to production. Chrysler and Nissan have yet ...

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    Confirmed: Chrysler still working on compact Hornet

    Click above to view high-res gallery of the Dodge Hornet ConceptIt's been so long since we've heard anything new regarding the Dodge Hornet concept from way back in 2006 that you could be forgiven for assuming it was dead on arrival. Not so, according to Thomas Hausch, ChryCo's veep for ...

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    Chrysler says talk of breakup with Chery "Absurd"

    Inside Line is reporting that Chery will not be building the Dodge Hornet or Demon after all. They deducted this from a report in the Wall Street Journal published on Monday that quotes Simon Elliott, president and CEO of Chrysler Group China Sales Ltd. as saying that his company really wants to ...

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    Dodge Hornet gets the green light

    The Dodge Hornet is about to be officially a go. Dodge's Euro B-segment entrant will be produced with Chinese automaker Chery, and won't have a Chrysler-branded counterpart. The show car, from the 2006 Geneva show, had a supercharged 4-cylinder with 170 hp, and got to 60 in 6.7 seconds. Autocar ...

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    Chrysler and Chery resume discussions; Hornet confirmed

    Chery officials say the pause in their discussion with Chrysler was so the Chinese company could get a better idea of the American's future. Now that Cerberus has taken over, Chery sees the coming years filled with puppy dogs and lollipops. And in their giddiness, someone at Chery leaked a few ...

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    Dodge's mini car to be Chery A1?

    China Car Times says that Chinese Web site Autohome is reporting Dodge will re-badge Chery's A1 mini car for sale around the world. According to China Car Times, the A1 is a QQ3 renamed for export. The new name is supposedly intended to avoid any further confrontation with General Motors' lawyers ...

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    Buzz is back: Chery to build Hornet after all?

    Yes, we know, it wasn't that long ago we reported Chrysler Group President Tom LaSorda saying Chery would not build the Hornet show car, but rather supply one of its own models for sales as a Dodge-branded small car in the Chrysler Group's product portfolio. Now Autoweek is reporting that Chrysler ...

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    Chrysler may ship entire transmission line to China

    So if you order everything necessary to produce transmissions, do you get free shipping? China's Chery may find out if negotiations to buy one of Chrysler's Indiana facilities lines are successful. Autoweek is reporting that Chrysler may sell Chery one of its Kokomo, Ind. automatic ...

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    The buzz is wrong: LaSorda says no Hornet from China

    Despite early assumptions, it looks like the Dodge Hornet has been swatted down for now. The news comes out of a talk Chrysler's media-only Firehouse blog recently had with Chrysler Group President and CEO Tom LaSorda.

    Q – Will this car mean the death of the Hornet, the muscular small car ...

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    Western Europe will be first to get small Dodge

    It's been almost two months since we last talked about Dodge's rumored partnership with Chery. So we thought we'd bring you an update. It now looks like Western Europe is being tabbed as one of the key markets for this small Dodge when it launches. Chery Automobile of China is still the most likely ...

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    Dodge-badged small car from China appears imminent

    Word out of Detroit today has Chrysler almost ready to sign and seal a deal with Chinese automaker Chery Automobile. We just talked about this a few days ago, but it looks like it's actually going to happen any time now. DaimlerChrysler had previously told us that it really needed a partner if it ...

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    Chrysler continues to seek partner for B-car production, China still in the mix

    DaimlerChrysler has been looking for a partner to produce subcompact cars, like the Dodge Hornet concept the company unveiled in Geneva last year, and according to Chrysler Group CEO Tom LaSorda, a Chinese company may be the lucky recipient of the business. Speaking at an Automotive Press ...


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