Charger-Challenger-300 plant down for weeks, due to parts shortages

Brampton - final Dodge Demon

FCA’s Brampton, Ontario plant builds the Dodge Charger and Challenger along with the related Chrysler 300; it has been the only home of the Chrysler LH and Lx cars. Now, with the end of all three cars coming in 2023, a series of special interest editions has spiked interest—including a final run of 2,200 Chrysler … Read more

New ProMaster options; BEV timing

2023 Ram ProMaster vans

New Mopar accessories are available for the 2023 ProMaster vans. Some of these can be pre-installed by the factory: Cargo floor (option CT1, $975-1325): anti-slip surface, integrated rails, carriage bolts, D-Ring hardware Crew van (option AAF, $6,495): rear bench seat for three people, which keeps the cargo area available; includes a safety partition between the … Read more

Black Ghost Dodge Challenger Redeye Pays Homage to a Detroit Street Racer

The 2023 Dodge Challenger Black Ghost

Today, Dodge introduced the sixth of seven Last Call models which will be offered for the 2023 Challenger and/or Charger. This time, it is the Black Ghost special edition, which is a uniquely-dressed SRT Hellcat Redeye with 807 horsepower that is designed as a tribute to a legendary Detroit street racer – who also happened … Read more

Jeep returning to Rebelle Rally after 2021 wins

Rebelle Rally Winning Jeep Wrangler 4xe

After a clean sweep of the podium at the 2021 Rebelle Rally, Jeep will support three teams in the 2022 rally, which covers over 1,500 grueling off-road miles over eight days in the deserts of Nevada and California. Each team will have a Wrangler 4xe hybrid-electric with a four-cylinder gasoline engine, aiming to defend their titles … Read more

STLA may expand in Egypt

Egyptian leaders with Stellantis’ Cherfan

Samir Cherfan, leader of Stellantis’ Middle East and Africa regions, reported today that the company was in talks with Egyptian government leaders to expand Stellantis’ manufacturing in the country. Cherfan reported on social media: “Today, I was honored to meet with his Excellency Egyptian Prime Minister, Dr Mostafa Madbouly, Engineer Ahmed Samir, Minister of Industry and Commerce … Read more

Speculation on 2023 Dodge Charger Super Bee Pricing

2023 dodge charger super bee

Over the past few weeks, we have brought you the introduction of 5 of the 7 Dodge Last Call models, including the Challenger Shakedown, the Charger Super Bee, the Challenger and Charger Swinger and the Charger King Daytona. One of the most common questions we have gotten pertaining to these vehicles is expected pricing, specifically … Read more

Why the diesel had to go

VM diesel (Ram)

Buildout for Ram 1500 diesel pickups is coming in January 2023. That spells the end for the small Italian diesels, made by Fiat subsidiary VM, though Cummins diesels will continue to drive heavy-duty Rams. Changes are the Gladiator diesel will follow into oblivion as well. Why? The 3.0 L “EcoDiesel” produces 260 hp and 480 … Read more

Grand Wagoneer engines, clarified

2022 grand wagoneer seats

The 2023 Grand Wagoneer will have two engines, the 392 Hemi (6.4 liter V8) and the Hurricane Turbo 510. As with the Wagoneer, the base model will have the V8, while the Series II and Series III will have the Hurricane, which gets around 1 mpg better mileage while delivering more power. The 392 Hemi … Read more