US Car Industry Bail-out Fails

So the bail-out plans for the American car industry didn’t get through Congress? Well in the long-term that’s probably a good thing because it means that we could see a real change in the car industry world-wide. In the short-term it’s probably a good thing too because it really did look as though Congress wanted […]

What’s the Big Number for America

In America there used to be the big three auto makers – General Motors, Ford and Chrysler. Now, of course, we have the very weak and wobbly three as sales plummet, credit evaporates and fuel becomes so expensive that even the Americans now want smaller, more fuel efficient cars. Soon though there’s a very strong […]

Chrysler to Cut Two Models in Australia

Earlier this month Chrysler in America announced that it would be stopping production of the Chrysler Crossfire and the PT Cruiser convertible. Of course by extension that means they’ll disappear from Australia too. The Crossfire was supposed to represent the “synergies” between Daimler and Chrysler for many Crossfire components were shared with the Mercedes SLK […]

The Japanese Manufacturers Turn Up Everywhere

by Stuart Livesey Unless something major happens between now and later in the year 2007 will see Chrysler make a big splash in the Australian motoring market place. Last year we say Chrysler launch the Dodge Caliber – a rather unattractive vehicle that seems to be neither one thing nor the other. And this year […]

Chrysler 300C

With prices ranging from $53,990 for the 3.5 litre V6 up to $59,990 for the 5.7 litre V8 the Chrysler 300C is not going to be over-populating Australian roads anytime soon but Chrysler certainly hopes that it will bring “some passion back to the luxury sedan market.” At least that’s what Gerry Jenkins, the head […]

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