The new model initially will be buit in Mexico, with later expansion to DaimlerChrysler's Chinese operations, possibly indicating global aspirations for the new vehicle. Rumors have the Dodge crossover followed by a Chrysler version in the 2010 timeframe. Baby Aspen anyone?
Sources cited by Automotive News expect the Dodge crossover/Dodge Avenger link to be similar to the relationship between the Ford Edge and its sedan platform, the Fusion.
[Source: Automotive News]