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Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition revealed

Dodge has revealed the (deep breath) Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition (phew!) ahead of the Woodward Dream Cruise, paying tribute to one of its 1960s legends. The blue-and-white Daytona (as it'll be known from here forwards, purely to save words) is based on the existing Charger Hellcat Widebody, with power from the same supercharged 6...

2004-09 Dodge Ram added to Takata recall

Queensland's Maracoonda Automotive has issued a recall for converted Dodge Ram utes sold between 2004 and 2010 as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. As with all Takata notices, a combination of high temperatures and humidity can cause airbag inflator propellant to degrade over time...

2007 Dodge Nitro recalled

Fiat Chrysler Australia has recalled the 2007 Dodge Nitro, over concerns about the windscreen wipers. According to the company, the windscreen wipers might become inoperative. If they stop working while it's raining, drivers will be faced with reduced visibility, putting them at greater risk of an accident...

2007 Jeep Compass and Dodge Caliber recalled

Fiat Chrysler Australia has recalled the 2007 Jeep Compass and Dodge Caliber, over concerns about the rear wheel hub mounting bolts. According to the company, the length of the rear wheel hub mounting bolts could prevent the use of the parking brake. Being unable to activate the parking brake could allow the car to roll away in certain conditions, putting occupants, pedestrians and other road users at risk...

2007-09 Dodge Nitro, 2008-09 Jeep Cherokee recalled

Fiat Chrysler Australia has recalled the 2007-09 Dodge Nitro and 2008-09 Jeep Cherokee, over concerns about their tyre placards. According to the company, the placard on the Cherokee lists an incorrect load and speed rating, while the placard in the Nitro has the wrong speed rating and lacks a 'p-metric qualifier'...

2010 Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 recalled

Fiat Chrysler Australia has recalled the 2010 Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 over concerns about the front track bar. According to FCA, the front track bar mounting bolt mightn't be tightened to specification. If it works loose, the issue could make a rattle or banging noise in certain conditions. It also creates a risk of steering loss, which increases the chance of an accident...

2007 Dodge Caliber, Jeep Compass recalled

Fiat Chrysler Australia has recalled the 2007 Dodge Caliber and Jeep Compass, over concern about the headlight levelling system. According to the company, the Totally Integrated Power Module (TIPM) could be incorrectly configured, preventing the headlamp levelling system from properly fulfilling its duties...

2020 Dodge Charger Widebody unveiled

The Dodge Charger Widebody has been unveiled, and will go on sale in the US from early 2020. Thanks to the new wider front and rear wheel arches, the wide body Charger is 89mm wider than the standard sedan. The wide body configuration is standard on the Charger SRT Hellcat, and optional on the Scat Pack. The Charger Hellcat has a 6...

2020 Dodge Charger SRT Widebody teased

Dodge has teased a wide body version of the Charger SRT, in a video titled "Something Big is Coming...", The car was first teased when Dodge revealed the Charger Widebody concept at Spring Fest in March this year. From the teaser video, the design of the front fascia doesn't seem too different from the March concept, although some of the lower intake vents may have grown slightly in size...

Dodge Charger Widebody 'concept' revealed

Dodge has revealed a concept Charger Widebody at Spring Fest, a motoring festival dedicated to cars developed on Chrysler's LX underpinnings. Although it's labelled a concept, the camouflaged vehicle is being talked about as production-ready on Dodge forums. Autoblog reports there's been forum chatter about a wide-bodied Charger Hellcat and 392 Scat Pack since 2017...

Fiat Chrysler 'very open' to mergers, partnerships, joint ventures

Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley has confirmed the carmaker is "very open" to working with other manufacturers in essentially any form, as he looks for "any deal that would make Fiat stronger". Speaking with Automotive News at the Geneva motor show, he confirmed he's "very open" to working with other car makers in any way, shape or form, and is amenable to "any deal that would make Fiat stronger"...