Chrysler's new integrated humidity temperature sensor patent "We are looking for every gram of fuel we can save, of every watt we can take out", says Glenn Denomme, chief engineer, hybrid powertrain programs. The two-mode hybrid Dodge Durango and Chrysler Aspen are the first Chrysler vehicles to benefit from a new cabin sensor that has [...]
Frank Klegon talks about the 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8, shown at the 2008 Chicago auto show. [source:Dodge] Dodge will offer the limited-edition 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 in three colors: HEMI® Orange, Bright Silver Metallic and Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl Coat. Each two-door, rear-wheel-drive coupe will be produced with a numbered dash plaque, carbon fiberlike hood [...]
Is Chrysler making money in Canada? Will the big incentives continue? How competitive does Nardelli see Chrysler's labor front? Which types of vehicles are best suited for Canada's marketplace? How has the rise in the Canadian currency changed the game for Chrysler?
This is part of a 30 minute interview with Jim Press, Chairman and Vice President of Chrysler. General Motors, Daimler & BMW had a working relationship, even sharing engineers, to create the two-mode hybrid. Since the break-up of Mercedes-Benz and Chrysler who gets to use the two-mode hybrid and what happened to the engineers? Where [...]
This is part of a 30 minute interview with Jim Press, Chairman and Vice President of Chrysler. Press talked about which products Chrysler would be getting rid of and whether he thought Chrysler would be gaining or losing share next year.
This is part of a 30-minute interview with Bob Nardelli, CEO, Chrysler Corporation. Nardelli talks about being part of Chrysler/Cerberus and whether he will continue to be CEO of Chrysler. Nardelli also talks about his relationship with Jim Press and Tom LaSorda.
Alternative Energies Do you feel like your head is swirling with all the green talk? Is it hard to keep track of who is doing something right now, and who just has the best display? Don't feel alone. There were times when I was at the 2008 North American international auto show that I felt [...]
No one stayed on the floor as long as McCain, no one answered more questions than McCain. Watch McCain's enthusiasm as he talks to Bob Nardelli, CEO, Chrysler, about hybrid pickups with displacement on demand (DOD) with towing.
Watch as Huckabee hawks cars at the 2008 North American International Auto Show. Whether you like Huckabee or not, he's got a great sense of humor. Three of the GOP Presidential candidates toured the Detroit auto show, some answering questions. Chrysler's Jim Press and Frank Klegon showed former Governor Mike Huckabee and his wife, Janet [...]
Mitt Romney and his wife dropped by the 2008 Detroit auto show and walked the floor, talking to Chrysler executives, Bob Nardelli, Jim Press and Frank Klegon.