FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne surprised investors this week when he announced that Chrysler will stop selling its 200 midsize sedan and Dodge Dart compact car within 18 months to concentrate on sales of trucks and SUVs.
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The Alfa Romeo Giulietta has added a powerful new 2.0 liter turbodiesel engine, and corporate cousin the Dodge Dart should be in line for a diesel as well.
I have six kids, so sedans aren’t high on our list of purchasable cars – after all, they tend to hold slightly fewer people than we typically transport. But my husband is Finance Director at a local dealership, and one of the perks of his job involves a demo of his choice. He’s driven many different cars, but recently chose the new Dodge Dart – and after driving it myself, I’m beginning to understand his motivation.
Nope, it’s not the Tesla Model S, lauded as CAR of the year (not just green) by everyone from Motor Trend to…many more. The award for Green Car of the Year came with a few caveats-primarily sales volume. Green Car Journal Editor Ron Cogan was adamant that this award be given to the car likely to get the most wheels to the ground. Sales volume matters a lot when determining which car will have the most significant impact in reducing CO2.
As some of you probably already know, I am big into old cars. American muscle has always been my first love, and beyond the cars themselves, I think some of the best names, and most memorable marketing campaigns, came out of this era. And in this regard I think Chrysler had the best names and […]