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The European people carrier market segment has a new contender coming from the U.S.: The Dodge Journey. However, instead of the array of gasoline engines sold stateside, Europeans will have a well-known diesel powertrain available in their markets, the VW-sourced 2.0-liter TDI that produces 140 HP and 310 Nm of torque (228 lbft). This isn't a surprise, as this engine can also be found fitted to the Euro versions of the Dodge Caliber and Avenger, as well as the Jeep Compass and Patriot. But the c

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Back in December Chrysler announced a special promotion to help kick off the launch of the Dodge Journey crossover. They were offering engaged couples the opportunity to get hitched on the show floor at the Chicago Auto Show on Valentines day. As it turned out, the odds of winning were actually pretty good with only 63 couples entering the contest. The "lucky" winners are Blake Humphrey and Jackie Rohner of Rock Island, Ill.

While Chrysler typically puts on a big song and dance for their auto show press conferences, at next February's Chicago shindig they are giving someone else a chance to be the star. As a promotion for the new Dodge Journey crossover they are looking for a couple willing to get hitched on the show floor at McCormick Place on Valentines day. Couples that are interested tying the knot at an auto show can enter Chrysler's essay contest at the the special web site that's been set up. Before the happy