24 Oct 2014
Nissan has been selling its Leaf electric vehicle for nearly years; the vehicle first went on sale in Japan and the United States in December 2010. U.S. Nissan Leaf sales have seen a big uptick through the first nine months of 2014. Sales jumped 36 percent to 21,822 units through September compared to the same period last year.
23 Oct 2014
The 2015 RAM 1500 leads pickup truck fuel economy with winning powertrains: exclusive 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel with 240 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque at 28 miles per gallon (mpg) and Pentastar 3.6-liter V-6 with 305 horsepower and best-in-class gasoline fuel economy of 25 mpg.
22 Oct 2014
When Chrysler Group said in May that the SRT designation would be for Dodge vehicles only, it was silent on the fate of the SRT versions of the Chrysler 300 and Jeep Grand Cherokee. However, according to Automotive News, a company source at Chrysler said the SRT will “likely be renamed” for 2016, but that decision was not yet final. The future of the mighty Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT looked bleak earlier this year, as Chrysler said it would only give Dodge vehicles the SRT name in the future. Although we now hear the high-performance Chrysler 300 SRT8 and Grand...
21 Oct 2014
Chrysler and the Dodge Viper have been struggling. It is so bad that production has stopped numerous times just because nobody is buying any. Dodge’s recent $15,000 price cut is working, as September’s result makes up a large portion (about one-fifth) of the Dodge Viper SRT’s entire year-to-date only 546 units. The outgoing 2014 Viper, previously labeled as an SRT, started at $101,880, whereas the new 2015 model now starts at $86,990, both with destination. Dodge also retroactively applied the price cut to unsold 2014 models that were still sitting at dealers.
21 Oct 2014
The 500X maintains the proportions and cute packaging of the smaller sibling. It is a genuine five-seater that maintains the proportions and cute packaging of the rounded revival of FIAT’s highest favorite, called the Cinquecento in Italy. FIAT fans have known since at least earlier this year that the Italian brand would build a small SUV. Well, the wait is over. Witness the 2016 500X, an all-new model that’s a mechanical sibling to the soon-to-go-on-sale Renegade from Jeep, one of umpteen mash-ups to be expected in FIAT Chrysler.