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2012-10-21 23:20:41

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrysler has, for the second time in three years, proven that it may have the potential to be a giant killer in the truck market. More than 50 automotive journalists - members of the Texas Auto Writers Association - have named the Ram 1500 pickup truck as the Truck of Texas, and, in what was seen as something of an upset, named the Ram lineup (1500, 2500, 3500) as the Truck Line of Texas. The Jeep Grand Cherokee was again the Sport Utility Vehicle...

2012-10-21 04:02:53

The lingering effects of the recession have significantly altered the state of the Car and Automobile Manufacturing industry over the five years to 2012. At the onset of the turmoil in 2008, automakers had already been enduring crashing consumer demand for new vehicles. Things took a turn for the worse in 2009, though, as US vehicle sales fell to historic lows and industry revenue plummeted. The future of the industry over the next five years is much brighter. Industry profit margins will be...

2012-10-15 15:20:54

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a rodeo without livestock but more than its share of prizes, and it is held in the nation's single largest truck market. More than 50 automotive journalists will gather later this week at the Knibbe century ranch for an annual rite of fall: The Texas Truck Rodeo, sponsored by the Texas Auto Writers Association. Also in attendance will be designers and engineers from the manufacturers who are bringing their products for the highly competitive...

2012-09-12 06:21:02

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Honda CR-V is the winner of Kelley Blue Book's all-new 2012/2013 Compact Crossover SUV Comparison according to the expert editors of KBB.com, the leading provider of new car and used car information. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120808/LA53814LOGO) Concerns about fuel prices may have tempered America's love affair with sport-utility vehicles, but it has by no means brought it to an end. Instead, many Americans seem to be...

2012-09-06 22:20:14

LONDON, September 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - All-new Range Rover revealed to an international audience of celebrities, business leaders, sports stars and royalty - World's most capable and luxurious SUV - Step change improvements in sustainability with a 420kg weight saving and plans for hybrid model announced - Surprise performance by Dire Straits founder Mark Knopfler - Guests included Zara Phillips, Victoria...

2012-09-04 02:21:22

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeep capability reaches new heights with Grand Cherokee Trailhawk and Wrangler Moab models Grand Cherokee Trailhawk first shown as concept last Spring; quickly developed enthusiast following Trailhawk is the most capable Grand Cherokee ever: solid steel rock rails, Goodyear Silent Armor all-terrain tires and standard Jeep Selec-Terrain and Quadra-Lift suspension systems New Wrangler special edition pays homage to popular enthusiast...

2012-08-27 14:20:26

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chrysler Group LLC has been advertising the release of the new 2013 lineup of Jeep vehicles. Schaumburg Jeep is excited to announce that the latest 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee is now available at its dealership in Schaumburg IL. The new Grand Cherokee is packed full of the latest technology available and offers drivers a great driving experience at a great value. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/CG63675) There are over 60...

2012-08-17 02:20:05

WHITLEY, England, August 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The all-new Range Rover is the most capable and most luxurious Land Rover yet. Lighter, stronger and with new levels of refinement, the Range Rover reinforces its position as the world's finest luxury SUV [http://www.landrover.com/gb/en/rr/range-rover ]. The fourth generation of the unique Range Rover line, the all-new model has been developed from the ground up, capturing the innovative spirit and iconic design of the...

2012-08-02 02:22:36

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, one of the most trusted sources for consumer recommendations, today expanded its Best Cars rankings to include used vehicles. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO) The Used Car Rankings include nearly 600 cars, SUVs and minivans from the 2009-2011 model years. The ranking lists are broken out across price ranges and categories. These are a few of the top-ranked vehicles: Used Small...

2012-07-23 02:20:09

CHICAGO, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com, the premier online resource for new- and used-car buyers, announced today that the 2012 Honda CR-V is the winner of the Compact SUV Shootout. The shootout pitted six compact SUVs under $25,000 that also get at least a 30 mpg highway rating against each other in a series of tests. "This was a competitive shootout of an important segment, and we were impressed with all of the vehicles," said Patrick Olsen, Cars.com editor-in-chief. "The winning...