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Chrysler Group Announces Four Year Model Shake-up

For those of you who don't know, there was a bit of a news shindig in Auburn Hills this past Monday. Chrysler, and all of its sub brands got together and outlined their plans for each of their models--including which models would go, and which ones would be refreshed and updated. While some of our favorite cars will sadly be leaving the fold, that is offset by some truly exciting new models.

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Winner of Chrysler's Design to Drive Contest Earns Himself a Custom Vehicle

For Craig Porritt, father of six from Arizona, a customized Chrysler Town & Country van was a dream come true. Thanks to the help of West Coast Customs, his Design to Drive Contest idea was brought to life. Enhancements ranged from 18 inch custom wheels to a red stitched leather interior. See how Craig and his family react in the video below, when they see their new van for the very first time.

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Sound Business Practices Are Also Imported From Detroit

Social responsibility has become increasingly important and is apparent in the automotive industry's move to make more fuel-efficient and environmentally-friendly vehicles. While no one here at Gillie Hyde auto group is complaining about the transition to create better cars for the environment, it is really heartwarming when companies take care of their employees. It turns out taking care of employees can be Imported from Detroit as well.

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How the Ram 1500 Saved the 2011 Chrysler Super Bowl Ad

When Chrysler finally hooked up with Eminem in 2011 for the now legendary Chrysler 200 ad that kicked off the "Imported from Detroit," campaign, it was a last minute, luck-of-the-draw situation. Or rather - it happened despite some setbacks and very much in thanks to a hardworking Ram pickup.

According to Olivier Francois, Chrysler Chief Marketing Officer, his spur-of-the-moment decision to drive through a snowstorm in December of 2010 was a last ditch attempt to secure...

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A Diesel-Powered Jeep is on its Way

When you think of diesel cars here in America, you probably think of a few German automakers who have been delivering this clean-burning technology to the States for a long time - and probably quite a few Dodge trucks, right? If you know the value of diesel technology, but have been waiting for an American automaker to build a diesel engine for something other than a beefy work truck: the arrival of such a thing is...

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Chrysler CEO Announces Discontinued Models for 2014

Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has been on a mission recently to further define each Chrysler brand's lineup. We've known for a while that this could mean saying goodbye to one or more of our favorite Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge, and Ram models, and Marchionne recently announced the first models expected to take a hit. So here's where the streamlining begins: the Chrysler Town & Country will be replaced by a crossover next year, and...

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Chrysler Announces Sales Jumps in March

It wasn't so long ago that Americans began holding their wallets a little closer to their chests while they watched the economy struggle. It also meant that major purchases - a new car, a new home, new appliances - were put on hold. So the fact that three major automakers recently reported a huge jump in sales last month is the bright spot we've all been looking for. Yes, folks, people are definitely buying cars...

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Chrysler Reveals the 200 Super S in Detroit

With the arrival of the 2012 Chrysler 200, the automaker lives up to their hometown moniker. That's right, as the automaker says, this sedan embodies "the power of old Detroit...the efficiency of new Detroit."1. As such, Gillie Hyde Auto Group thinks it would be difficult for Chrysler to make the Chrysler 200 even better than it already. Not that that particular fact matters, since Chrysler asked their parts division, Mopar, to create...

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