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  • Chrysler, Jeep® brands are most improved

    June 22, 2016
    The Chrysler and Jeep® brands are the most improved brands in J.D. Power’s 2016 U.S. Initial Quality Study (IQS) with both brands improving their initial quality scores by 20 percent from last year’s study. For a third consecutive year and for the fourth time in six years (2011, 2014-16), the Dodge Challenger ranks at the top of the Midsize Sporty Car segment. The Chrysler Town & Country ranked highest among Minivans in initial quality with the Dodge Grand Caravan taking second place.
  • Two plants take WCM pillars to new levels

    June 21, 2016
    Last month, two FCA US plants achieved “firsts” within the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methodology. The Indiana Transmission Plant II was awarded a score of four points in the Safety Pillar, while the Warren (Mich.) Stamping Plant earned four points in the Early Equipment Management and Early Product Management (EEM/EPM) Pillar. Both plants became the first North American FCA US facilities to attain a score of four in each of these pillars.
  • Kokomo Transmission builds 4 millionth 62TE

    June 21, 2016
    Employees at the Kokomo (Ind.) Transmission Plant gathered together around 10:30 a.m. June 9 to celebrate and sign the 4 millionth 62TE transmission produced at the plant. One by one, employees signed their name on the unit to mark their involvement during the celebration. Originally, the company’s design was to build 500,000 units of this six-speed model over a planned three-year life cycle. The success of this model has kept it in production for seven years longer than the original plan.
  • Chrysler expands Pacifica ‘Dad Brand’ campaign

    June 20, 2016
    The Chrysler brand’s next phase of its all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica “Dad Brand” campaign, featuring actor/comedian/writer/producer Jim Gaffigan, launched over the Father’s Day weekend. Two new 30-second television spot, “Exhausting (30 seconds)” and “See Everything,” were added. Three additional videos—”Soccer” (60 seconds), “Earn It” (30 seconds) and “Kids” (30 seconds)—made their debut on the Chrysler brand’s YouTube channel.
  • Dodge celebrates 25th anniversary, final year

    June 21, 2016
    The Dodge brand is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Dodge Viper with five limited-edition models that commemorate the final year of Viper production and highlights several of the most iconic special-edition Viper cars of the past. They include the Viper 1:28 Edition ACR, Viper GTS-R Commemorative Edition ACR, Viper VoooDoo II Edition ACR, Viper Snakeskin Edition GTC and the Dodge Dealer Edition ACR,

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