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High orders for 8HP cause order delay

oh2o wrote that high demand on initial orders for cars with the new 8-speed transmission has led Chrysler to temporarily turn off the order banks for the 2012 Dodge Charger and 2012 Chrysler 300 V6 models that feature the ZF 8HP. Ordering is expected to re-open in about a month.

Currently, these transmissions are purchased from ZF, but Chrysler is tooling up to make them in Indiana.



New fours coming

Recently, Ralph Gilles commented that a new family of four-cylinder engines was coming to Chrysler in around eighteen months— just in time…

Chrysler plant cut energy use, got $1mm

Belvidere Assembly

Nicor Gas gave Chrysler’s Belvidere Assembly Plant in Illinois a rebate check for $1.3 million, the result of savings from three projects…

Dodge and Mötley Crüe kick off “Chance to be Bad”

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Dodge is kicking off the “Dodge Chance to Be Bad Giveaway” to tie in with its sponsorship of rock band Mötley Crüe’s…

V6: direct injection, turbos?

According to Allpar sources, Chrysler has resumed work on its original plans for the Pentastar V6 engine series: direct injection and forced…

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