Mopars may not support next-gen Apple CarPlay

Apple CarPlay

Apple will be launching a more fully-featured version of CarPlay later this year, letting owners use climate control, rear view cameras, and tire pressure gauges without leaving the system; it will also include charging status for EVs. There are other features as well, such as turn-by-turn directions in the gauge cluster.Support for CarPlay, as with … Read more

Industry report: BEVs (Apple, batteries, and such)

Apple Car

Apple car dead. Apple, which has been semi-secretly working on making its own electric car in conjunction with a real automaker, today officially cancelled the project.The Apple Car was likely first initiated under Steve Jobs; around 2,000 people were working on it as of this month. The project has been going on for over ten … Read more

Next Dodge Charger to Debut Online on March 5 at 11am

Next Generation Dodge Charger Debut

We have known for a few weeks that the next generation Dodge Charger will debut on March 5th, but today, the company provided a few more basic details on where and when the car will be introduced. The global debut of the next generation Dodge Charger will be shown on Dodge.com and the online event … Read more

New direction, product for Fiat

Fiat concepts

As Dodge prepares to launch its new Challengers and Chrysler continues to figure out its mission, Fiat has announced the launch of a new vehicle every year until 2027. Fiat and Dodge owner Stellantis announced that the new product was made possible by Stellantis’ new global platform, presumably meaning STLA Small, which is based on … Read more

Mercedes, BMW recalls overshadow Mopar parking brake adjustments

2023 Dodge Charger Super Bee special edition car

Last week, NHTSA announced numerous recalls for passenger cars, including one to properly adjust the parking (emergency) brakes of the 2023 Dodge Charger and Challenger and the 2023 Chrysler 300. Only around 2,000 vehicles are affected, globally, and since buyers tend to leave automatic transmissions in Park (and manual transmissions in first or reverse)—and since … Read more

With 2024 Gladiators already at dealers, Jeep announces price cuts (including Canada)

2024 Jeep® Gladiator Mojave X (left) and 2024 Jeep® Gladiator Rubicon X

2024 Jeep Gladiators are hitting dealers; so today seems like a good day for Jeep to reveal the prices.  The new 2024 Jeep Gladiator, the world’s most off-road capable midsize truck, will start in the United States at $37,895 plus $1,895 destination). That’s a $1,725 price cut, according to Jeep. Those who visit the Build & Price section of Jeep’s site or Kelley’s Blue Book are in for some confusion, since they list different prices. At Jeep.com, the 2023 Gladiator Sport comes to $38,990…

Refreshed 2024 Jeep Gladiator Hitting Dealerships Now

2024 Jeep® Gladiator Mojave X (left) and 2024 Jeep® Gladiator Rubicon X

Production of the refreshed 2024 Jeep Gladiator pickup began earlier this month;  the first Trail Rated pickups with the new-ish face and new interior tech are reaching dealerships around the country now. According to a contact within the brand, the 2024 Gladiator is “starting to trickle” to dealerships, so your local Jeep store may not … Read more