Dodge Launches HWY 93 Social Media Campaign

Dodge HWY 93 Challenger and Charger

This morning, Dodge announced a new social media campaign titled “HWY 93” and it is the latest effort by the brand to showcase the enthusiasts who help create “The Brotherhood of Muscle”. In fact, the HWY 93 program will lead to a national advertising campaign later this year titled “The Real Brotherhood of Muscle”. So … Read more

Return of the Chrysler Atlantic?

Chrysler Atlantic

When Chrysler was having its renaissance in the 1990s, breaking stereotypes and barriers, Tom Gale was trying to find a flagship car to represent each of the brands. Dodge had the Viper; Jeep already had the Wrangler; and Plymouth would have the Prowler. Chrysler was his one failure; he never nailed down the brand that … Read more

STLA bought equity in lithium company

vulcan energy lithium drilling

A €50 million equity purchase in Vulcan Energy Resources, making Stellantis its second largest shareholder, will help the Australian mining company expand operations in Germany. The money will be spent on expanding Vulcan’s Upper Rhine Valley Brine Field project, which produces geothermal energy and lithium brine. Moving forward, Vulcan will produce lithium hydroxide without using fossil … Read more

Dodge to Reveal at Least 3 New Products in August

Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge

This morning, Dodge announced that the Roadkill Nights event in Metro Detroit will be a part of what the brand is calling Dodge Speed Week – starting on August 12th and finishing up on August 20th – with 3 days of worldwide product reveals in the middle. We don’t know exactly what will be introduced … Read more

Refilling the Cummins “hydrogen diesel” (possibly coming to Ram)

Some time ago, we posted a story on Stellantis’ hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). That is one path forward for areas where battery-electric vehicles aren’t practical, but it’s likely Ram heavy duty pickups will have another option: Cummins 6.7 liter B-type diesels hydrogen engines. Cummins, a pioneer in diesel engines (having run them at the Indy 500), … Read more

Auburn Hills gets moving ground plane wind tunnel; Turin gets self-driving center

wind-tunnel

Stellantis is investing around €33 million in upgrades to the Auburn Hills and Orbassano test centers. In Auburn Hills, a wind tunnel is being upgraded to have a moving ground plane. The successful Dodge Truck NASCAR effort involved, among other things, renting a moving ground plane wind tunnel. This project will cost nearly €30 million, … Read more

Recall Monday hits Ram, Jeep

2022 Ram 1500 Built to Serve firefighters

The NHTSA announced three new Ram and Jeep recalls today. None have caused crashes to date, but all have the potential to do so. The numbers reported below are all for United States sales only, but recalls are generally global. Recall 22V407 affects around 120,000 Ram 1500 and 2500 pickups and Ram 3500 chassis cabs … Read more

Low 8-second Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye for Sale

Brian Felter Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye

We rarely talk about private vehicle sales, but it is rare that a legitimate low-8-second Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye hits the open market. However, that is the case here, as the gorgeous 2019 Challenger Redeye shown here, currently owned and driven by Brian Felter has run 8.0s in the quarter mile and it is … Read more

Watch Ken Block Thrash the Ram TRX Sandblast Edition

Ken Block Ram 1500 TRX Sandblast Edition

For many moons, Ken Block served as a brand ambassador of sorts for Ford Motor Company, often plugging the F-150 Raptor, but the original Hoonigan has moved onto the far-more-powerful Ram 1500 TRX. Block helped to tease the debut of the new Sandblast Edition TRX and after that new appearance package was introduced, the legendary … Read more