Tim Kuniskis is Retiring from Stellantis

Tim Kuniskis

Most of our articles about executive changes don’t get much attention, but this morning, Stellantis issued a press release that is certain to rock the automotive world of many members of the Brotherhood of Muscle – as it has been announced that Tim Kuniskis is retiring from Stellantis. Kuniskis will retire on June 1st, 2024, … Read more

New leaders for Dodge and Ram

Feuell and white airflow

Chrysler leader Christine Feuell is taking over Ram and Dodge sales leader Matt McAlear is taking over Dodge on the retirement of Tim Kuniskis from Stellantis. The changes take place on June 1. Christine Feuell was an outside hire from Honeywell; Matt McAlear has experience in the “medical and digital sectors” as well as automotive. … Read more

Source Claims Next Gen Jeep Wrangler Likely the Quickest Ever

Muddy Jeep Wrangler badge (2024)

Late last year, the news that the next generation Jeep Wrangler would only be offered as an EV and a hybrid quickly spread across the internet with the same reception that most news about a popular model going all-out-electrification receives. Jeep fans weren’t as unhappy as, say, Dodge Charger fans, but as it generally the … Read more

Stellantis not among privacy-“misleading” automakers

police spying on car (privacy issues)

Eight automakers have told customers they would not turn over their data to police without a warrant or court order, but did anyway, according to two senators following a congressional investigation. The story was broken by Automotive News’ Molly Boigon last night,. Senators Edward Markey and Ron Wyden wrote to the Federal Trade Commission to … Read more

Classic Concepts: 1999 Dodge Charger R/T Packs Supercharged V8 Power

1999 Dodge Charger R/T Concept

With the next generation of the Dodge Charger on the horizon, we wanted to take a look back at the concept car that introduced the world to the modern usage of that legendary nameplate. The 1999 Dodge Charger R/T didn’t share many aspects with the production cars with the same name that debuted for the … Read more

STLA reports gains in EU

Stellantis infographic

Stellantis has reported gains in Europe (EU29) for the first four months of 2024, claiming a market share of 18.8%. The company does especially well in France, unsurprisingly, and in commercial vans, which has a market share of “nearly 30%” after a sales increase of 11%. Jeep, Peugeot, and Vauxhall have grown in the UK. … Read more

How the Dodge Hornet can run over $50,000

2024 Dodge Hornet R/T window sticker

Eddie at Allpar shared the window sticker of a Dodge Hornet R/T Plus, which starts at $46,400. That is roughly the price of a Toyota RAV4 Prime, the top model of the best-selling crossover; the Hornet Plus comes better equipped, but the Toyota doesn’t need any driver tricks such as PowerShot to run a fast 0-60 time. But how did it get to over fifty grand?

Looking at the 2025 Dodge Avenger on STLA Medium—if it’s coming

2011 Dodge Avenger for 2025?

STLA Large is more a combination of modules than a traditional platform; it is intended to combine everything from the old Dodge Challenger or conceivably a Dodge Intrepid to a Grand Cherokee and minivan.  STLA Medium is not quite as diverse or ambitious, but it still covers a pretty wide variety of car sizes and types.  The platform will definitely influence any future replacement for the Dodge Avenger—and there is very likely going to be one, though Sergio Marchionne ran away [figuratively] screaming from front-drive sedans. It’s still a serious market if your company name is Toyota or Honda…

Ram finally to add hydrogen to the mix

hydrogen Ram truck (heavy duty)

According to Electrek, quoting a German article in Welt, Ram will finally be adopting hydrogen power—and it may not  involve Cummins hydrogen engines. Stellantis reported that they will be expanding to over 100,000 hydrogen-powered delivery vans per year by 2030, with new European vans getting hydrogen power this year. Those vans will be built in … Read more

Horsepower Locator Fires Up for the Dodge Durango SRT 392 AlcHEMI

alcHemi 392 Durango SRT

The Horsepower Locator on Dodge Garage was initially introduced to allow prospective buyers to easily find the exact 2023 Challenger or Charger at dealerships across the country. The Horsepower Locator was taken down when the Last Call for those two models ended, but earlier this month, it fired back up for the Dodge Durango. When … Read more