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More than half of Mazdas sold in 2018 are CX-5s, and other interesting sales facts

2018 was a fascinating year for vehicle sales

2018 was a fascinating year for car sales.

Featured
Junkyard Gem: 1994 Dodge Caravan with manual transmission

One of the last Detroit minivans available with a manual transmission.

An extremely rare example of one of the final Chrysler minivans available with a 5-speed manual transmission.

ETC
These are the cars that owners say they regret buying

Acura ILX leads the list of cars people wish they hadn't bought.

Nobody wants to experience buyers' remorse, and that's especially true when dealing with something as expensive as a brand-new car.

First Drive
2017 Chrysler Pacifica First Drive

Setting the stage for the next generation of minivans.

Chrysler invented the minivan 30 years ago. Now, it's poised to deliver a new people-mover, the Pacifica, that could set the stage for the next 30 years.

Recalls
Chrysler recalls 112k family-haulers over airbag controllers

A problem discovered with corrosion in the air bag control unit has prompted FCA to recall 112,001 units of the Dodge Journey, Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town and Country, and Volkswagen Routan from the 2008 and 2009 model years.

Opinion
Is America's last cheap minivan worth it?

Most new minivans remain a cheapskate's paradise. But are there better options?

Official
Mopar introduces winter tire and wheel packages

Mopar will offer owners of some Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep models a way to get ready for the cold weather with a winter wheel and tire package that will arrive ready for installation.

Report
Dodge Grand Caravan to live in fleets through 2017

The Dodge Grand Caravan is set to live through the 2016 and 2017 model years, according to a leaked FCA production document. Under the company's five-year plan, the minivan was previously scheduled to retire in 2016 when the new Chrysler Town and Country debuted.

Recalls
FCA updates 700k-vehicle recall to replace ignition switches

FCA US is replacing the the ignition switches in 702,578 examples of the 2008-2010 Chrysler Town & Country, 2008-2010 Dodge Grand Caravan and 2009-2010 Dodge Journey. This campaign was first announced last year, but the automaker has revised the repair procedure.

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Chrysler's next-gen minivans will get more expensive

Automotive News reports that the next-generation Dodge Grand Caravan will drop the American Value Package, and will start around $26,000. The platform, technology and content Dodge is building into the new minivan makes it too difficult to get to an MSRP below $25,000.

ETC
Chrysler to reveal next minivan at 2016 Detroit Auto Show

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles tweets that it's planning to reveal its next generation of its successful minivan line at next year's Detroit show. But just which version will come first, and in what form?

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Chrysler, Nissan minivans earn 'dire' crash test results, says IIHS [w/video]

First introduced in 2012, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's small-overlap frontal crash test has become the bane of many auto engineers' existence. It's a particularly steep design challenge because it forces just 25 percent of a vehicle's front end to take the brunt of a 40-mile-per-hour impact. The newly released results of four family-minded minivans underscore just how difficult the crash test is: only one scored an Acceptable rating, and the other three did very poorly.

Recalls
FCA recalling 33k vans and SUVs for TPMS problems in two campaigns

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is issuing two, separate recalls covering a total of 33,443 examples in the US of the 2014 Ram ProMaster, 2014 Jeep Wrangler, 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan and 2014 Chrysler Town & Country because of potential problems with the tire pressure monitoring system in the vehicles.

Report
Chrysler minivans under investigation for stalling after fuel refill

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, at least one man has reported that his 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan stalled unexpectedly on the highway shortly after being refueled. The unidentified man who contacted NHTSA regarding the issue cited as many as eight similar instances reported by other drivers.

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Dodge lets us drive 100-years' worth of history [w/videos]

We Head To The Historic Dodge Estate To Test Drive The Company Museum

A raft of important production models from the last hundred years were available for me to either drive or ride in.

Chrysler Recalling 700k Vehicles For Ignition Switch Woes

General Motors isn't the only automaker with the issue

General Motors isn't the only automaker with ignition switch problems. Chrysler is fighting it too and is now announcing a recall of 695,957 examples worldwide.

Recalls
Chrysler recalling 700k minivans and Dodge Journey for ignition switch woes

General Motors isn't the only automaker with ignition switch problems. Chrysler is fighting it too and is now announcing a recall of 695,957 examples worldwide of the Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans from the 2008-2010 model years, plus the 2009-2010 Dodge Journey.

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