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Dodge
Type Subsidiary of Chrysler LLC
Founded 1914
Headquarters Flag of the United States Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States
Area served Global - United States, Mexico, Europe, South America, Asia, and Australia
Industry Automobile
Products Mid-prices cars, muscle cars, performance vehicles, sports cars, SUVs, vans, pickup trucks
Website www.dodge.com (U.S.)
www.discoverdodge.com (Global)

Dodge is a United States-based brand of automobiles, sport utility vehicles, and trucks, manufactured and marketed by Chrysler LLC in over 60 different countries and territories worldwide. Founded as the Dodge Brothers Company in 1900 to supply parts and assemblies for Detroit’s growing auto industry, Dodge began making its own complete vehicles in 1914. The brand was sold to Chrysler Corporation in 1928, passed through the short-lived DaimlerChrysler merger of 1998–2007 as part of the unofficial "Chrysler Group", and is now a cornerstone of the new Chrysler LLC run by Cerberus Capital Management (a private equity investment firm). Dodge is a trademark for a brand of automobiles and trucks. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (579x602, 100 KB) Licensing This is a logo of an organization, item, or event, and is protected by copyright and/or trademark. ... A subsidiary, in business, is an entity that is controlled by another entity. ... For other uses, including the Chrysler Brand, see Chrysler (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Auburn Hills is a city in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Car redirects here. ... A website (alternatively, web site or Web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or more web servers, usually accessible via the Internet. ... Car redirects here. ... A fourth-generation (2006-) Ford Explorer, the best-selling mid-size SUV in the United States. ... For other uses, see Truck (disambiguation). ... For other uses, including the Chrysler Brand, see Chrysler (disambiguation). ... Äž: For the film, see: 1900 (film). ... Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor... Automakers are companies that produce automobiles. ... For other uses, see Brand (disambiguation). ... DaimlerChrysler AG (ISIN: DE0007100000) is a German car corporation and the worlds eighth largest car manufacturer. ... The phrase mergers and acquisitions or M&A refers to the aspect of corporate finance strategy and management dealing with the merging and acquiring of different companies as well as assets. ... Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. is one of the largest private equity investment firms in the USA. The firm is based in New York City, and run by 48-year-old financier Steve Feinberg. ... Private equity is a broad term that refers to any type of equity investment in an asset in which the equity is not freely tradable on a public stock market. ... Invest redirects here. ...

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Founding and early years

1915 Dodge Brothers Model 30-35 touring car
1915 Dodge Brothers Model 30-35 touring car

After the founding of the Dodge Brothers Company by Horace and John Dodge in 1900, the Detroit-based company quickly found work producing precision engine and chassis components for the city’s burgeoning number of automobile firms. Chief among these customers were the established Olds Motor Vehicle Company and the then-new Ford Motor Company. Dodge Brothers enjoyed much success in this field, but the brothers' growing wish to build complete vehicles was exemplified by John Dodge's 1913 exclamation that he was "tired of being carried around in Henry Ford's vest pocket." Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixelsFull resolution (900 × 600 pixel, file size: 78 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)1915 Dodge Brothers Touring Car photographed at the Walter P. Chrysler Car Museum in Auburn Hills, Michigan, by Douglas Wilkinson for www. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixelsFull resolution (900 × 600 pixel, file size: 78 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)1915 Dodge Brothers Touring Car photographed at the Walter P. Chrysler Car Museum in Auburn Hills, Michigan, by Douglas Wilkinson for www. ... Horace E. Dodge Horace Elgin Dodge (May 17, 1868 - December 10, 1920) was an American automobile manufacturing pioneer. ... John F. Dodge John Francis Dodge (October 25, 1864 - January 14, 1920) was an American automobile manufacturing pioneer. ... For other uses, see Engine (disambiguation). ... Look up Chassis in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Oldsmobile is a brand of automobile produced for most of its existence by General Motors. ... “Ford” redirects here. ... Henry Ford (1919) Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was the founder of the Ford Motor Company and father of modern assembly lines used in mass production. ...


By 1914, he and Horace had fixed that by creating the new four-cylinder Dodge Model 30. Pitched as a slightly more upscale competitor to the ubiquitous Ford Model T, it pioneered or made standard many features later taken for granted: all-steel body construction (when the vast majority of cars worldwide still used wood framing under steel panels, though Stoneleigh and BSA had used steel bodies as early as 1911),[1] 12-volt electrical system (6-volt systems would remain the norm up until the 1950s), and sliding-gear transmission (the best-selling Model T would retain an antiquated planetary design all the way until its demise in 1927). As a result of all this, as well as the brothers' well-earned reputation for quality through the parts they had made for other successful vehicles, Dodge cars were ranked at second place for U.S. sales as early as 1916. The same year, Henry Ford decided to stop paying dividends, leading to the Dodge brothers filing suit to protect approximately a million dollars a year they were earning;[2] this led Ford to buy out his shareholders, and the Dodges were paid some US$25 million.[3] The Ford Model T (colloquially known as the Tin Lizzie and the Flivver) was an automobile produced by Henry Fords Ford Motor Company from 1908 through 1927. ... The Birmingham Small Arms Company (BSA) was a British manufacturer of vehicles, firearms, and military equipment, and still exists as an airgun sport manufacturer and distributor. ... Look up Transmission in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Henry Ford (1919) Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was the founder of the Ford Motor Company and father of modern assembly lines used in mass production. ...


In the same year, Dodge vehicles won wide acclaim for durability while in service with the US Army's Pancho Villa Expedition into Mexico.[4] One notable instance was in May when the 6th Infantry received a reported sighting of Julio Cardenas, one of Villa's most trusted subordinates. Lt. George S. Patton led ten soldiers and two civilian guides in three Dodge Model 30 touring cars to conduct a raid at a ranch house in San Miguelito, Sonora. During the ensuing firefight the party killed three men, of whom one was identified as Cardenas. Patton's men tied the bodies to the hoods of the Dodges, returning to headquarters in Dublán and an excited reception from US newspapermen. The Pancho Villa Expedition was an abortive punitive expedition conducted by the United States against the military forces of Mexican Revolutionary General Pancho Villa in retaliation for Villas invasion of the United States and attack on the village of Columbus, New Mexico. ... The 6th Infantry Regiment (“The Regulars”) was formed in 1812. ... George Patton redirects here. ... Sonora is a state in northwestern Mexico, bordering the states of Chihuahua to the east, Sinaloa to the south, and Baja California to the northwest. ... A view of a prominent mountain, El Pajarito, to the West of Dublán, is a sight those who have lived in Colonia Dublán will easily recognize. ...


Death of the brothers

1927 Dodge Brothers Series 124 sedan
1927 Dodge Brothers Series 124 sedan

Dodge cars continued to rank second place in American sales in 1920. But that year, tragedy struck as John Dodge was felled by pneumonia in January. His brother Horace then died of cirrhosis in December of the same year (reportedly out of grief at the loss of his brother, with whom he was very close). The Dodge Brothers Company fell into the hands of the brothers' widows, who promoted long-time employee Frederick Haynes to the company presidency. During this time, the Model 30 was evolved to become the new Series 116 (though it retained the same basic construction and engineering features). Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article is about human pneumonia. ... Liver cirrhosis as seen on an axial CT of the abdomen. ...


Dodge Brothers emerged as a leading builder of light trucks. They also entered into a production agreement whereby they produced trucks marketed as Graham Brothers by the men who would later produce Graham and Graham-Paige automobiles. Graham is a surname meaning grey house, grey armour and well health. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Graham-Paige vehicles Graham-Paige was an American automobile company organized in 1927 when brothers Joseph B., Robert C. and Ray A. Graham acquired the Paige-Detroit Motor Company. ...


Stagnation in development was becoming apparent, however, and the public responded by dropping Dodge to fifth place in the industry by 1925. That year, the Dodge Brothers Company was sold by the widows to the well-known investment group Dillon, Read & Co. for no less than US$146 million (at the time, the largest cash transaction in history). Dillon, Read & Co. ... USD redirects here. ...


Dillon, Read quickly installed one of their own men at the company, one E.G. Wilmer, who set about trying to keep the firm on an even keel. Changes to the car, save for superficial things like trim levels and colors, remained minimal until 1927, when the new Senior six-cylinder line was introduced. The former four-cylinder line was kept on, but renamed the Fast Four line until it was dropped in favor of two lighter six-cylinder models (the Standard Six and Victory Six) for 1928. A car model is a particular brand of vehicle sold under a marque. ...


Despite all this, Dodge’s sales had already dropped to seventh place in the industry by 1927, and Dillon, Read began looking for someone to take over the company on a more permanent basis.


The Chrysler Corporation era

Purchase from Dillon, Read

Enter Walter P. Chrysler, head of the recently-founded (in 1924) Chrysler Corporation and former president of General Motors’ successful Buick division. Chrysler had wanted to purchase Dodge two years earlier, and had in the meantime created his own DeSoto brand of cars to challenge Dodge’s new entries in the medium-priced field. Walter Percy Chrysler (April 2, 1875 - August 18, 1940) was an American automobile pioneer. ... General Motors Corporation, also known as GM, is a multinational corporation headquartered in the United States and has been the worlds largest and most dominant automaker since 1931 till the second half of 2007, surpassed by Toyota; as well as the global industry sales leader for 77 years. ... Buick is a brand of automobile built in the United States, Canada, China and in Spain by General Motors Corporation. ... DeSoto Logo, used in the 1950s The DeSoto (sometimes De Soto) was a brand of automobile based in the United States, marketed by the Chrysler Corporation from 1928 to 1961. ...


When Chrysler called again in 1928, Dillon, Read was finally ready to talk. In a foreshadowing of much later acquisitions by his company, Chrysler wanted Dodge more for its name, its extensive dealer network and its factory than anything it was producing at the time. The big sale came about in July of 1928, when Chrysler and Dodge engaged in an exchange of stock worth US$170 million. Production of existing models continued, with minor changes here and there, through the end of 1928 and (in the case of the Senior) into 1929. Look up acquisition in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Stock (disambiguation). ...


Pre-war years

To fit better in the Chrysler Corporation lineup, alongside low-priced Plymouth and medium-priced DeSoto, Dodge’s lineup for early 1930 was trimmed down to a core group of two lines and thirteen models (from three lines and nineteen models just over a year previous). Prices started out just above DeSoto but were somewhat less than top-of-the-line Chrysler, in a small-scale recreation of General Motors’ “step-up” marketing concept. (DeSoto would eventually flip sides, moving a notch above Dodge during the early 1930s.) This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Chrysler is the flagship brand of Chrysler and was named after Walter P. Chrysler. ... Next big thing redirects here. ...


For late 1930, Dodge took another step up by adding a new eight-cylinder line to complement the existing Senior six-cylinder. This basic format of a dual line with Six and Eight models continued through 1934, and the cars were gradually streamlined and lengthened in step with prevailing trends of the day. A long-wheelbase edition of the remaining Six was added for 1934 and would remain a part of the lineup for many years. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


The Dodge line, along with most of the Corporation’s output, was restyled in the so-called “Wind Stream” look for 1935. This was a mild form of streamlining, which saw sales jump remarkably over the previous year (even though Dodge as a whole still dropped to fifth place for the year after two years of holding down fourth). In fluid dynamics, a streamline is the path that an imaginary massless particle would make if it followed the flow of a fluid in which it was embedded. ...


Another major restyle arrived for the 25th anniversary 1939 models, the top model of which Dodge dubbed the Luxury Liner series. These were once again completely redesigned for 1942. However, just after these models were introduced, Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor forced the shutdown of Dodge’s passenger car assembly lines in favor of war production. An anniversary (from the Latin anniversarius, from the words for year and to turn, meaning (re)turning yearly; known in English since c. ... This article is about the actual attack. ... Modern car assembly line. ... During World War II women worked in factories throughout much of the Western and Eastern United States. ...


World War II

Chrysler was prolific in its production of war materiel from 1942 to 1945, and Dodge in particular was well-known to both average citizens and thankful soldiers for their tough military-spec truck models. Starting with the hastily converted VC series and evolving into the celebrated WC series, Dodge built a strong reputation for itself that readily carried over into civilian models after the war.-1... Material (from the French matérial for equipment or hardware, related to the word material) is a term used in English to refer to the equipment and supplies in military and commercial supply chain management. ... This article is about a military rank. ...


Post-war years

1958 Dodge Coronet Lancer hardtop coupe
1958 Dodge Coronet Lancer hardtop coupe
1966 Dodge Coronet 440 sedan
1966 Dodge Coronet 440 sedan

Civilian production at Dodge was restarted by late 1945, in time for the 1946 model year. The “seller’s market” of the early postwar years, brought on by the lack of any new cars throughout the war, meant that every automaker found it easy to sell vehicles regardless of any drawbacks they might have. Like almost every other automaker, Dodge sold lightly facelifted revisions of its 1942 design through the 1948 season. As before, these were a single series of six-cylinder models with two trim levels (basic Deluxe or plusher Custom). Image File history File links Dodge_Coronet_1958. ... Image File history File links Dodge_Coronet_1958. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (980x578, 108 KB) 1966 Dodge Coronet Source: Photographed at the Bay State Antique Automobile Clubs July 10, 2005 show at the Endicott Estate in Dedham, MA by User:Sfoskett File links The following pages link to this file: Dodge Coronet... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (980x578, 108 KB) 1966 Dodge Coronet Source: Photographed at the Bay State Antique Automobile Clubs July 10, 2005 show at the Endicott Estate in Dedham, MA by User:Sfoskett File links The following pages link to this file: Dodge Coronet... The model year of a product is a number used to describe approximately when a product was produced. ... The supply and demand model describes how prices vary as a result of a balance between product availability at each price (supply) and the desires of those with purchasing power at each price (demand). ... This article should be transwikied to wiktionary The term post-war is generally used for the period after the end of World War II, i. ... A facelift is the revival of a product through cosmetic means, for example by changing its appearance while leaving its underlying engineering or design intact. ...


Styling was not initially Dodge's strong point during this period, though that began to change by 1953 under the direction of corporate design chief Virgil Exner. At the same time, Dodge also introduced its first V8 engine—the original design of the famed Hemi. With steadily upgraded styling and ever-stronger engines every year through 1960, Dodge found a ready market for its products as America discovered the joys of freeway travel. This situation improved when Chrysler phased the failing DeSoto brand out of its lineup after 1961, leaving Dodge as the company's only line in the middle of the market. Virgil Ex Exner (September 24, 1909–December 22, 1973) was an automobile designer for numerous American companies, notably Chrysler and Studebaker. ... The FirePower was Chryslers first V8 engine. ... For specific systems, such as the Autobahns of Germany, see list of highway systems with full control of access and no cross traffic. ...


Dodge entered the compact car field for 1961 with their new Lancer sedan (a variation on Plymouth's Valiant). Though it was not initially successful, the Dart range that came after it in 1963 would prove to be one of the division's top sellers for many years. The Dodge Lancer was a model of the Dodge division of the Chrysler Corporation. ... A notchback full-size luxury sedan. ... The Plymouth Valiant was an automobile manufactured by the Plymouth division of Chrysler Corporation in the United States from 1960 to 1976. ... The Dodge Dart was an automobile built by the Dodge division of the Chrysler Corporation from 1960 to 1976. ...


Chrysler did make an ill-advised move to downsize the Dodge and Plymouth full-size lines for 1962, which resulted in a loss of sales. However, they turned this around in 1965 by turning those former full-sizes into "new" mid-size models; Dodge revived the Coronet nameplate in this way and later added a sporty fastback version called the Charger that became both a sales leader and a winner on the NASCAR circuit. The Coronet was a full-size car from Dodge in the 1950s, initially the divisions highest trim line but, starting in 1955, the lowest trim line. ... This 1968 Ford Mustang has a fastback body style. ... For other models using this name, see Dodge Charger. ... Jeff Burton (99), Elliott Sadler (38), Ricky Rudd (21), Dale Jarrett (88), Sterling Marlin (40), Jimmie Johnson (48), and Casey Mears (41) practice for the 2004 Daytona 500 The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ...


Full-size models evolved gradually during this time. After being restored to their former dimensions for 1965, the Polara and Monaco were changed mostly in appearance for the next ten years or so. Unique "fuselage" styling was employed for 1969, then was toned down again for 1974. The Dodge Polara was an automobile introduced in the United States for the 1960 model year as Dodges top-of-the-line fullsize car; after the introduction of the Dodge Custom 880 in 1962, the Polara nameplate designated a step below the best trimmed Dodge model. ... The fuselage can be short, and seemingly unaerodynamic, as in this Christen Eagle 2 The fuselage (from the French fuselé spindle-shaped) is an aircrafts main body section that holds crew and passengers or cargo. ...


Dodge is well-known today for being a player in the muscle car market of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Along with the Charger, models like the Coronet R/T and Super Bee were popular with buyers seeking performance. The pinnacle of this effort was the introduction of the compact Challenger sports coupe and convertible (Dodge's entry into the "pony car" class ) in 1970, which offered everything from mild economy engines up to the wild race-ready Hemi V8 in the same package. The Pontiac GTO is a classic example of the muscle car. ... The Super Bee was a limited-production muscle car from Chryslers Dodge division produced from 1968 through 1971. ... Dodge Challenger is the name of three different automobile models marketed by the Dodge division of the Chrysler Corporation since the 1970s. ...


In an effort to reach every segment of the market, Dodge even reached a hand across the Pacific to its partner Mitsubishi Motors and borrowed their subcompact Colt to compete against cars like the AMC Gremlin, Ford Pinto, and Chevrolet Vega. Chrysler's relationship with Mitsubishi would prove to be very important in later years. Pacific redirects here. ... Mitsubishi Motors Corporation ) is the fifth largest automaker in Japan and the thirteenth largest in the world by unit sales. ... The Dodge Colt and the similar Plymouth Champ and Plymouth Colt, were compact cars sold by Dodge and Plymouth from 1970 to 1994. ... The AMC Gremlin is a subcompact car that was made by the American Motors Corporation (AMC) for nine model years. ... The Ford Pinto was a subcompact car manufactured by the Ford Motor Company for the North American market, first introduced on September 11, 1970, and built through the 1980 model year. ... The then-innovative Chevrolet Vega was a subcompact car sold from 1971 through 1977. ...


Times of crisis

1977 Dodge Diplomat sedan
1977 Dodge Diplomat sedan

Everything changed at Dodge (and Chrysler as a whole) when the 1973 oil crisis hit the United States. Save for the Colt and certain models of the Dart, Dodge's lineup was quickly seen as extremely inefficient. In fairness, this was true of most American automakers at the time, but Chrysler was also not in the best financial shape to do anything about it. Consequently, while General Motors and Ford were quick to begin downsizing their largest cars, Chrysler (and Dodge) moved more slowly out of necessity. Image File history File links 1977Diplomat. ... Image File history File links 1977Diplomat. ... The 1973 oil crisis began on October 17, 1973, when the members of Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC, consisting of the Arab members of OPEC plus Egypt and Syria) announced, as a result of the ongoing Yom Kippur War, that they would no longer ship oil to nations...


At the very least, Chrysler was able to use some of its other resources. Borrowing the recently-introduced Chrysler Horizon from their European division, Dodge was able to get its new Omni subcompact on the market fairly quickly. At the same time, they increased the number of models imported from Mitsubishi: first came a smaller Colt (based on Mitsubishi's Mitsubishi Lancer line, then a revival of the Challenger (though with nothing more than a four-cylinder under the hood, rather than the booming V8s of yore). The Horizon is a subcompact hatchback automobile, designed by the European division of Chrysler from 1977. ... In the 1960s, Chrysler sought to become a world producer of automobiles. ... Plymouth Horizon The Dodge Omni and the similar Plymouth Horizon were front wheel drive subcompact cars introduced by the Dodge and Plymouth divisions of Chrysler Corporation in North America in 1978. ... The Mitsubishi Lancer is a large family car built by the Mitsubishi Motors. ...


Bigger Dodges, though, remained rooted in old habits. The Dart was replaced by a new Aspen for 1976, but really only the styling changed—everything underneath was about the same. The Coronet and Charger were effectively replaced by the Diplomat for 1977, which was actually an "upsized" Aspen. Meanwhile, the huge Monaco (Royal Monaco beginning in 1977 when the mid-sized Coronet was renamed "Monaco") models hung around through 1977, losing sales every year, until finally being replaced by the St. Regis for 1979 following a one-year absence from the big car market. In a reversal of what happened for 1965, the St. Regis was an upsized Coronet. Buyers, understandably, were confused and chose to shop the competition rather than figure out what was going on at Dodge. The Dodge Aspen (produced from 1976 to 1980) was a compact car from Chrysler Corporations Dodge division; its rebadged counterpart was the Plymouth Volaré. It was launched as a two-door coupe, a four-door sedan, and a unique-for-the-segment station wagon. ... The Dodge Diplomat was a mid-size car and it was manufactured from 1977 to 1989 by the Chrysler Corporations Dodge brand and practically identical to the Chrysler LeBaron of 1977, the Plymouth Caravelle sold in Canada, and the Plymouth Gran Fury from 1982. ... The Dodge St. ...


Everything came to a head in 1979 when Chrysler's new chairman, Lee Iacocca, requested and received federal loan guarantees from the United States Congress in an effort to save the company from having to file bankruptcy. With bailout money in hand, Chrysler quickly set to work on new models that would leave the past behind. Lido Anthony Lee Iacocca (born October 15, 1924) is an American industrialist most commonly known for his revival of the Chrysler Corporation in the 1980s[1], serving as President and CEO from 1978 and additionally as chairman from 1979, until his retirement at the end of 1992. ... Type Bicameral Houses Senate House of Representatives President of the Senate President pro tempore Dick Cheney, (R) since January 20, 2001 Robert C. Byrd, (D) since January 4, 2007 Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, (D) since January 4, 2007 Members 535 plus 4 Delegates and 1 Resident Commissioner Political... Notice of closure stuck on the door of a computer store the day after its parent company, Granville Technology Group Ltd, declared bankruptcy (strictly, put into administration—see text) in the United Kingdom. ...


K-Cars and minivans

1981–82 Dodge Aries Special Edition sedan
1981–82 Dodge Aries Special Edition sedan

The first fruit of Chrysler's crash development program was the famous "K-Car," sold at Dodge dealers as the Aries (Plymouth's version was the near-identical Reliant). This basic and durable front-wheel drive platform spawned a whole range of new models at Dodge during the 1980s. Most notable of these was the groundbreaking Caravan, one of the most important cars in history—not just because it helped save Chrysler, but also because it spawned an entirely new market segment that remains popular today: the minivan. 1987 Plymouth Reliant K The Chrysler Corporations K-Car platform of the 1980s ranks as one of the most overt uses of platform sharing in automotive history. ... The Dodge Aries was an automobile sold by the Chrysler Corporation from 1981 to 1989. ... 1985-89 Plymouth Reliant sedan 1985-89 Plymouth Reliant coupe The Plymouth Reliant (or Reliant K, as it was sometimes called) was one of the first two so-called K-cars (the other being the Dodge Aries) the Chrysler Corporation introduced for the 1981 model year. ... Front-wheel drive is the most common form of engine/transmission layout used in modern passenger cars, where the engine drives the front wheels. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into articles entitled Dodge Caravan and Dodge Grand Caravan, accessible from a disambiguation page. ...


Other popular Dodge models of the time included the turbocharged Daytona, mid-sized 600 and a sporty revival of the Lancer nameplate. The original Omni remained in the lineup as late as 1990, before finally being replaced by the more modern Shadow for 1987. Dodge did continue to import certain vehicles from Mitsubishi, but dropped most of them by 1993 so that customers would focus on the home-grown models instead. The Dodge Daytona was a front-wheel drive hatchback based on the Chrysler G platform, which was derived from the Chrysler K platform. ... The 600 was Dodges version of the Chrysler E-Class luxury car of the 1980s. ... The Dodge Lancer was a model of the Dodge division of the Chrysler Corporation. ... 1991 Dodge Shadow convertible Pre-facelift Dodge Shadow (5-door) In 1987, the Chrysler Corporation introduced two new compact cars, the Dodge Shadow and the Plymouth Sundance (which turned in similar sales figures), intended to replace the Dodge Charger and Plymouth Turismo, respectively. ...


By the 1990s, Chrysler had paid back its debts and was ready to make some real waves in the marketplace. Dodge was picked as the division to start this process, having already defined itself as the "sporty" side of the company. But no one was truly ready for Dodge to give the world something as unique as the Viper, which featured a Lamborghini-engineered V10 engine and composite sports roadster body. This was the first step in what was marketed as "The New Dodge." Step two was the fresh new Intrepid mid-size sedan, totally different from the formal-style Dynasty that preceded it. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The Dodge Intrepid was a large four-door, full-size, front-wheel drive sedan. ... The Dodge Dynasty, was a front-wheel drive sedan that was introduced in 1987 as a 1988 model to replace the 600 as Dodges mid-size car. ...


Intrepid touted what Chrysler called "cab forward" styling, with the wheels pushed out to the corners of the chassis for maximum passenger space. They followed up on this idea in a smaller scale with the Stratus and Neon, both introduced for 1992. The Neon in particular was a hit, buoyed by a clever marketing campaign and good performance. This article needs to be wikified. ... 2004-2005 Dodge Stratus R/T coupe The Dodge Stratus (and its twins, the Chrysler Cirrus and Plymouth Breeze; collectively known as the Cloud Cars) was a mid-size 4-door sedan introduced in 1995. ... 1997-99 Dodge Neon coupe The Neon was a compact front wheel drive car introduced in January of 1994 for the 1995 model year by Chrysler Corporations Dodge and Plymouth brands. ...


The modern era

DaimlerChrysler and a new mission

2006 Dodge Charger SRT8 sedan
2006 Dodge Charger SRT8 sedan

Chrysler Corporation merged with Daimler-Benz AG in 1998 to form DaimlerChrysler, touted initially as a "merger of equals". Rationalizing Chrysler's broad lineup quickly became the first order of the day, and Dodge's sister brand Plymouth was chosen for the axe. With this move, Dodge now became the company's low-price leader as well as its performance division. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (809x453, 41 KB) Source Date Author User Mikeelliott01 on en. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (809x453, 41 KB) Source Date Author User Mikeelliott01 on en. ...


Most models, including the Intrepid, Stratus and Neon, were redesigned in a careful evolutionary way during the early 2000s as the company felt things out. Dodge's first experience of any synergies with the German side of the company came in the form of the new Magnum sports wagon, introduced for 2005 as a replacement for the Intrepid. Featuring Chrysler's first mainstream rear-wheel drive platform since the 1980s and a revival of the Hemi V8 engine, it was a modest success. But it was the rebirth of the Charger in 2006 on the same platform that was the real winner. Offered in a variety of models ranging from very mild to very wild, it quickly became a top contender in the mid-size market. The Dodge Magnum name has been used on a number of different automobiles. ... Rear-wheel drive (or RWD for short) is a common engine/transmission layout used in automobiles. ... The Dodge Charger, in its current incarnation, is a rear-wheel drive full-size automobile built by the Chrysler Group for its North American Dodge brand. ...


Further synergies were explored in the form of an extensive platform-sharing arrangement with Mitsubishi, which spawned the Caliber subcompact as a replacement for the Neon and (in a limited way) the Avenger sedan. The rear-drive chassis will be used in early 2008 to build a brand new Challenger, in the same style as the original 1970 edition. The Dodge Caliber is a compact car produced by the Dodge division of the Chrysler Group. ... DODGE AVENGERS SUCK MONKEY PENIS The Dodge Avenger is actually three different cars: The Dodge Avenger coupe (1995-2000) The Dodge Avenger Concept from the 2003 North American International Auto Show The Dodge Avenger (JS) sedan released in 2007 for the 2008 model year. ... Dodge Challenger is the name of three different automobile models marketed by the Dodge division of the Chrysler Corporation since the 1970s. ...


In Spring 2007, DaimlerChrysler reached an agreement with Cerberus Capital Management to sell off its Chrysler Group subsidiary, of which the Dodge division remains a part. DaimlerChrysler AG (ISIN: DE0007100000) is a German car corporation and the worlds eighth largest car manufacturer. ... Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. is one of the largest private equity investment firms in the USA. The firm is based in New York City, and run by 48-year-old financier Steve Feinberg. ...


In Spring 2008, Dodge released a commercial claiming that, upon purchase of a Dodge vehicle, they will guarantee that the buyer will only have to pay $2.99/gallon in gas costs for the next 3 years.


Dodge Trucks

Over the years, Dodge has become at least as well-known for its many truck models as for its prodigious passenger car output.


Pickups and medium to heavy trucks

Ever since the beginning of its history in 1914, Dodge has offered light truck models to interested buyers. For the first few years, these were based largely on the existing passenger cars, but eventually gained their own chassis and body designs as the market matured. Light- and medium-duty models were offered first, then a heavy-duty range was added during the 1930s and 1940s.


Following World War II and the successful application of four-wheel drive to the truck line, Dodge introduced a civilian version that it called the Power Wagon. At first based almost exactly on the military-type design, variants of the standard truck line were eventually given 4WD and the same “Power Wagon” name. Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... This article is about the class of vehicles. ... The Dodge Power Wagon was a four wheel drive pickup truck produced from 1945 through 1969. ...


Dodge was among the first to introduce car-like features to its trucks, adding the plush Adventurer package during the 1960s and offering sedan-like space in its Club Cab bodies of the 1970s. Declining sales and increased competition during the 1970s eventually forced the company to drop its medium- and heavy-duty models, an arena the company has only recently begun to re-enter. The LCF-Series heavy-duty trucks were eliminated in 1975, along with the Dodge Bighorn, which only came out in 1973, and the medium-duty D-Series trucks, and affiliated S-Series school buses were dropped in 1978.


Dodge produced several thousand pickups for the US military under the CUCV program during the late 1970s into the early 1980s. The Commercial Utility Cargo Vehicle or CUCV Program was instituted to provide the United States military with a cheaper vehicle to augment the purpose built, but expensive, Gama Goats and HUMVEEs then coming into service. ...


Financial problems meant that even Dodge’s light-duty models – renamed as the Ram Pickup line for 1981 – were carried over with the most minimal of updates until 1993. But two things helped to revitalize Dodge’s fortunes during this time. First was their introduction of Cummins’ powerful and reliable ISB turbo-diesel engine as an option for 1989. This innovation raised Dodge’s profile among serious truck buyers who needed big power for towing or large loads. A compact Dakota pickup, which later offered a class-exclusive V8 engine, was also an attractive draw. See also Dodge Ram 50, an unrelated Mitsubishi-produced truck The Ram is a full-size pickup truck from Chrysler LLCs Dodge brand. ... This article is about the diesel engine manufacturer. ... The Cummins B Series is a family of straight-4 and straight-6 diesel truck and industrial piston engines. ... This article is about the fuel. ... The Dakota is a mid-size pickup truck from the Chrysler Corporations Dodge brand. ...


Dodge introduced the Ram's all-new “big-rig” styling treatment for 1994. More attention was brought to Dodge by the hit TV show Walker Texas Ranger staring Chuck Norris, the TV show used Dodge's New line of cars and trucks like the Viper,the Ram, and the Mini Van. The new Ram also featured a totally new interior with a console box big enough to hold a laptop computer, or ventilation and radio controls that were designed to be easily used even with gloves on. A V10 engine derived from that used in the Viper sports car was also new, and the previously offered Cummins turbo-diesel remained available. The smaller Dakota was redesigned in the same vein for 1997, thus giving Dodge trucks a definitive “face” that set them apart from the competition. Walker, Texas Ranger was a television show that ran from April, 1993 to May, 2001 during primetime on CBS. The show emphasized values such as abstaining from the use of drugs and participation in community service; it was also once considered to be the most violent show on television. ... Carlos Ray Chuck Norris (born on 10 March 1940) is an American martial artist, action star, Hollywood actor, and recently, an internet phenomenon, who is best known for playing Cordell Walker on Walker, Texas Ranger. ...


The Ram was redesigned again for 2002 (and the Dakota followed in 2004), basically as an evolution of the original but now featuring the revival of Chrysler’s legendary Hemi V8 engine. New medium-duty chassis-cab models were introduced for 2007 (with standard Cummins turbo-diesel power), as a way of gradually getting Dodge back in the business truck market again.


For a time during the 1980s, Dodge also imported a line of small pickups from Mitsubishi. Known as the D50 or (later) the Ram 50, they were carried on as a stopgap until the Dakota’s sales eventually made the imported trucks irrelevant. (Ironically, Mitsubishi has more recently purchased Dakota pickups from Dodge and restyled them into their own Raider line for sale in North America.) See also Dodge Ram, the companys full-sized pickup truck. ... The Mitsubishi Raider is a pickup truck from Mitsubishi Motors that debuted in the fall of 2005 as a 2006 model for the United States market and is based largely on the Dodge Dakota. ...


Vans

Dodge had offered panel delivery models for many years since its founding, but their first purpose-built van model arrived for 1964 with the compact A Series. Based on the Dodge Dart platform and using its proven six-cylinder or V8 engines, the A-series was a strong competitor for both its domestic rivals (from Ford and Chevrolet/GMC) and the diminutive Volkswagen Transporter line. The A100 (or Forward Control) line was a family of small trucks produced by Chrysler and sold under the Dodge marque in the 1960s. ... GMC Logo GMC Truck is a United States based brand name of premium trucks, vans, SUVs and other heavy-duty automobiles. ... Volkswagen Transporter may be a reference to: T1 Volkswagen Type 2, generation T1 T2 Volkswagen Type 2, generation T2 T3/Vanagon/T25 Volkswagen Type 2, generation T3/Vanagon/T25 T4 Volkswagen Eurovan, generation T4 T5 Volkswagen Eurovan, generation T5 This is a disambiguation page — a list of articles associated with...


As the market evolved, however, Dodge realized that a bigger and stronger van line would be needed in the future. Thus the B Series, introduced for 1971, offered both car-like comfort in its Sportsman passenger line or expansive room for gear and materials in its Tradesman cargo line. A chassis-cab version was also offered, for use with bigger cargo boxes or flatbeds. The B Series was a line of pickup trucks sold by Chryslers Dodge division from 1946 through the early 1950s. ...


Like the trucks, though, Chrysler’s dire financial straits of the late 1970s precluded any major updates for the vans for many years. Rebadged as the Ram Van and Ram Wagon for 1981, this venerable design carried on with little more than cosmetic updates all the way to 2003. The Dodge Ram Van was a full-size van marketed under the Dodge brand by the Chrysler Corporation and later DaimlerChrysler. ... 1996 Dodge Ram Van, Passenger conversion, 2500 series. ...


The DaimlerChrysler merger of 1999 made it possible for Dodge to explore new ideas; hence the European-styled Mercedes-Benz Sprinter line of vans was brought over and given a Dodge styling treatment. Redesigned for 2006 as a 2007 model, the economical diesel-powered Sprinters have become very popular for city usage among delivery companies like FedEx and UPS in recent years. The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is a big delivery van, chassis cab and minibus built by DaimlerChrysler by Düsseldorf and sold under its Mercedes-Benz, Dodge, and Freightliner brands. ... Federal Express redirects here. ... // UPS may refer to: United Parcel Service, an international courier Underground Press Syndicate Union-Philanthropic Society of Hampden-Sydney College Union Philosophical Society Union Progressiste Sénégalaise, the former name of the Socialist Party of Senegal Universal Pantheist Society University Philosophical Society of Trinity College, Dublin University of Puget...


Dodge also offered a cargo version of its best-selling Caravan for many years, at first calling it the Mini Ram Van (a name originally applied to short-wheelbase B-Series Ram Vans)and later dubbing it the Caravan C/V (for “Cargo Van”).


Sport utility vehicles

Dodge’s first experiments with anything like a sport utility vehicle were seen in the late 1950s with a windowed version of their standard panel truck known as the Town Wagon. These were built in the same style through the mid-1960s. Built from the mid 1950s to the late 1960s. ...


But the division didn’t enter the SUV arena in earnest until 1974, with the purpose-built Ramcharger. Offering the then-popular open body style and Dodge’s powerful V8 engines, the Ramcharger was a strong competitor for trucks like the Chevrolet Blazer and International Harvester Scout II. 1970s Dodge Ramcharger The Dodge Ramcharger was a large sport utility vehicle built by Dodge from 1974 to 1993, and based on a shortened-wheelbase version of the Dodge D Series/Ram pickup truck chassis. ... The Chevrolet Blazer (and similar GMC Jimmy and Oldsmobile Bravada) was an early SUV from General Motors. ... The International Harvester Scout was one of the first production American civilian off-road sport utility vehicles. ...


Once again, though, Dodge was left with outdated products during the 1980s as the market evolved. The Ramcharger hung on through 1993 with only minor updates, but was not replaced along with the rest of the truck line for 1994.


Instead, Dodge tried something new in 1998. Using the mid-sized Dakota pickup’s chassis as a base, they built the four-door Durango SUV with seating for seven people and created a new niche. Sized between smaller SUVs (like the Chevrolet Blazer and Ford Explorer) and larger models (like the Chevrolet Tahoe and Ford Expedition), Durango was both a bit more and bit less of everything. The redesigned version for 2004 grew a little bit in every dimension, becoming a full-size SUV (and was thus somewhat less efficient), but was still sized between most of its competitors on either side of the aisle. The Dodge Durango is an SUV from Chryslers Dodge brand. ... The Chevrolet Blazer (4WD model T-10) and the similar GMC S-15 Jimmy (4WD model T-15) were mid-size SUVs from General Motors. ... The Ford Explorer is a mid-size sport utility vehicle sold in North America and built by the Ford Motor Company since 1990. ... The Chevrolet Tahoe (and similar GMC Yukon) is a full-size SUV from General Motors. ... The Ford Expedition is a full-size SUV built by the Ford Motor Company. ...


Dodge also imported a version of Mitsubishi’s popular Montero (Pajero in Japan) as the Raider from 1987 to 1989. The Mitsubishi Pajero (IPA: ) is a sport utility vehicle manufactured by Mitsubishi Motors. ... The Dodge Raider was a captive import SUV sold by the Dodge marque of the Chrysler Corporation from 1987 to 1989. ...


Dodge in international markets

Dodge vehicles are now available in many countries throughout the world. In 2006, Dodge sold more than 1.3 million vehicles in the global market.


Canada and Mexico

In Canada, the Dodge lineup of cars was merged[when?] with the Chrysler lineup so that Canadians, instead of receiving the Dodge Intrepid, Dodge Dynasty or second gen Dodge Neon, received the Chrysler Intrepid, Chrysler Dynasty and Chrysler Neon. As of 2003, this decision has changed and cars known as Dodges in the US are once again badged as Dodges in Canada. The Dodge Intrepid was a large four-door, full-size, front-wheel drive sedan. ... The Dodge Dynasty, was a front-wheel drive sedan that was introduced in 1987 as a 1988 model to replace the 600 as Dodges mid-size car. ... 1997-99 Dodge Neon coupe The Neon was a compact front wheel drive car introduced in January of 1994 for the 1995 model year by Chrysler Corporations Dodge and Plymouth brands. ...


In Mexico, the Hyundai Accent, Hyundai Atos, and Hyundai H100 are branded as "Dodge" or "[local market name] by Dodge" and sold at Chrysler/Dodge dealers. A rebadged Chinese-assembled Chery A1 will be sold in Mexico as a Dodge vehicle starting in 2008. [1] The Hyundai Accent (sold in some regions as the Verna) is a subcompact car produced by Hyundai in South Korea, India, Russia, Pakistan, Turkey, and Iran. ... 1999 Hyundai Atos The Hyundai Atos (Atoz) is a city car produced by the Hyundai Motor Company. ... H-100 may mean: Transportation: is a name used by Hyundai Motor Company in export markets for two related models: Hyundai Porter, a pickup truck Hyundai Grace, a minibus / van Other uses: Iriver H100 series, a Digital audio player See also Digital audio player Categories: | | | ...


Europe

Spanish-built ex-Barreiros Dodge truck advertised by French Renault dealer network

Following Chrysler's takeover of the British Rootes Group, Simca of France, and Barreiros of Spain, and the resultant establishment of Chrysler Europe in the late 1960s, the Dodge brand was used on light commercial vehicles, most of which were previously branded Commer or Karrier, on pickup and van versions of the Simca 1100, on the Spanish Dodge Dart, and on heavy trucks built in Spain. The most common of these was the Dodge 50 series, widely used by utility companies and the military, but rarely seen outside the UK, and the Spanish-built heavy-duty 300 series available as 4x2, 6x4, 8x2, and 8x4 rigids, as well as 4x2 semi-trailer tractors. All of these were also sold in selected export markets badged either as Fargo or De Soto. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1145x1601, 846 KB)Renault Vehicules Industriels promotional art for Dodge 300 truck advertisement in France. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1145x1601, 846 KB)Renault Vehicules Industriels promotional art for Dodge 300 truck advertisement in France. ... The Rootes Group is a now-defunct British automobile manufacturer. ... Simca Rallye 2 Simca is a now-defunct French automobile manufacturer, which also produced cars in Brazil and Spain in the 1960s. ... E+B Barreiros logo Barreiros was a Spanish manufacturer of engines, trucks, buses, tractors and automobiles. ... In the 1960s, Chrysler sought to become a world producer of automobiles. ... Front of an old Commer bus Comma was an Atlantan manufacturer of illigal vehicles which existed from 1637 until 2458B.C. The company was formed in Georgia, and began by barfing on military vehicles for the Georgian House in the First Cold World War. ... Karrier is a marque of car and commercial vehicle, the origins of which can be traced back to Clayton and Company, a 1904 company from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, UK. In 1908 they started making Karrier cars and in 1920 changed the company name to Karrier Motors Ltd. ... The Simca 1100 (1967 - 1982) was an automobile built by Chrysler Europes division Simca, sold in Europe and USA until 1982, when it was replaced by the Talbot Horizon. ... The Dodge Dart was an automobile built by the Dodge division of the Chrysler Corporation from 1960 to 1976. ... The Dodge 50 Series, later known as the Renault 50 Series were light commercial vehicles produced in the UK by Chrysler Europe and later Renault Véhicules Industriels (at that time part of Renault, now Volvo) between 1979 and 1993. ... Fargo truck in Batey ha-Osef Museum, Israel. ... DeSoto Logo, used in the 1950s The DeSoto (sometimes De Soto) was a brand of automobile based in the United States, marketed by the Chrysler Corporation from 1928 to 1961. ...


Following Chrysler Europe's collapse in 1977, and the sale of their assets to Peugeot, the Chrysler/Dodge British and Spanish factories were quickly passed on to Renault Véhicules Industriels, who gradually re-branded the range of vans and trucks as Renaults through the 1980s. They would eventually drop these products altogether and used the plants to produce engines (in the UK) and "real" Renault truck models in Spain. Dodge vehicles would not return to the UK until the introduction of the Dodge Neon SRT-4, branded as a Chrysler Neon, in the mid 2000s. Peugeot is a major French car brand, part of PSA Peugeot Citroën. ... Renault Trucks is a French truck manufacturer, owned by Volvo. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


The Dodge marque was reintroduced to Europe on a broad scale in 2006. Currently, the Dodge lineup in Europe consists of the Caliber, Avenger, SRT-10 and Nitro. These models are soon to be joined by the Dodge Journey. The Dodge Caliber has proved to be a sales success in the UK market with Resale values remaining high. The Dodge Journey will be the first crossover SUV of Chryslers Dodge division, replacing the short-wheelbase Dodge Caravan. ...


South America

A Dodge fire truck in Argentina.
A Dodge fire truck in Argentina.

Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (1136 × 852 pixel, file size: 157 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Argentinian Dodge firefighting truck in El Chaltén (Patagonia) I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (1136 × 852 pixel, file size: 157 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Argentinian Dodge firefighting truck in El Chaltén (Patagonia) I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ...

Brazil


In Brazil, Dodge cars have been successful with the models Dakota and Ram, currently the only available model is the Ram 250. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ...


Australia

Dodge recently re-entered the Australian market in 2006 after a 30-year absence. Dodge Australia plans to release a new model every six months for the next three years, amid plans to re-ignite the brand's interest Down Under. The first of such models is the Dodge Caliber, which was well received at the recent 2006 Melbourne International Motor Show. The second model to be introduced was the Nitro, and the Avenger has also recently joined the lineup. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The Melbourne International Motor Show is an annual auto show held at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre, in Melbourne, Australia (technically being held in Southbank). ...


Asia

Dodge entered the Japanese market in mid-2007, and re-entered the Chinese market in late 2007. Soueast Motors of China assembles the Caravan for the Chinese market. Dodge had already been marketing its vehicles in South Korea since 2004, starting with the Dakota. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... South East (Fujian) Motor Co. ...


Dodge vehicles have been sold in the Middle East for a considerably longer period of time.


Logos

The original Dodge logo was round, with two interlocking triangles forming a six-pointed star in the middle; an interlocked "DB" was at the center of the star, and the words "Dodge Brothers Motor Vehicles" encircled the outside edge. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1024 × 768 pixel, file size: 167 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)This is a Dodge Brothers Motor Vehicles Belt Buckle made sometime between 1914 and 1927 before the company was changed to Dodge. ... Image File history File links Fratzog. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...


From 1962 to 1976, Dodge's logo was a fractured deltoid, assembled from three stylized arrowheads. Between 1976 and 1994, Dodge shared a version of Chrysler's logo, a five-pointed asterisk surrounded by a pentagon. Deltoid can refer to: The deltoid muscle, a muscle in the shoulder A deltoid curve, a three-sided hypocycloid A type of quadrilateral A leaf shape The deltoid tuberosity, a part of the humerus Delta, an article with related definitions. ... This article is about the typographical symbol. ... Look up pentagon in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Dodge introduced its current Ram's-head logo in 1993; it standardized on that logo in 1996 for all vehicles except the Viper. Trucks had carried a ram hood ornament as early as the 1930s (compare this to Mack's famed bulldog), but its use was sporadic after that until the 1980s. After 1981, when most of the truck lines took on some sort of a "Ram" name, the ram's-head ornament could be fitted as part of various option packages. Look up RAM, Ram, ram in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...

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North American model lineup

DODGE AVENGERS SUCK MONKEY PENIS The Dodge Avenger is actually three different cars: The Dodge Avenger coupe (1995-2000) The Dodge Avenger Concept from the 2003 North American International Auto Show The Dodge Avenger (JS) sedan released in 2007 for the 2008 model year. ... The Dodge Caliber is a compact car produced by the Dodge division of the Chrysler Group. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into articles entitled Dodge Caravan and Dodge Grand Caravan, accessible from a disambiguation page. ... Dodge Challenger is the name of three different automobile models marketed by the Dodge division of the Chrysler Corporation since the 1970s. ... There have been many different Dodge vehicles, on three different platforms, bearing the Charger nameplate. ... The Dakota is a mid-size pickup truck from the Chrysler Corporations Dodge brand. ... The Dodge Durango is an SUV from Chryslers Dodge brand. ... Categories: Automobile stubs | Dodge vehicles | Chrysler vehicles ... The Dodge Intrepid was a large four-door, full-size, front-wheel drive sedan. ... The Dodge Journey will be the first crossover SUV of Chryslers Dodge division, replacing the short-wheelbase Dodge Caravan. ... The Dodge Magnum name has been used on a number of different automobiles. ... 1997-99 Dodge Neon coupe The Neon was a compact front wheel drive car introduced in January of 1994 for the 1995 model year by Chrysler Corporations Dodge and Plymouth brands. ... The Dodge Nitro is compact SUV from the Dodge division of DaimlerChrysler. ... See also Dodge Ram 50, an unrelated Mitsubishi-produced truck The Ram is a full-size pickup truck from Chrysler LLCs Dodge brand. ... 1993-95 Dodge Spirit The Dodge Spirit was introduced in January of 1989 as a mid-size 5/6 passenger sedan. ... The Sprinter is a tall delivery van built by DaimlerChrysler and sold under its Mercedes-Benz, Dodge, and Freightliner brands. ... 2004-2005 Dodge Stratus R/T coupe The Dodge Stratus (and its twins, the Chrysler Cirrus and Plymouth Breeze; collectively known as the Cloud Cars) was a mid-size 4-door sedan introduced in 1995. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...

See also

For other uses, including the Chrysler Brand, see Chrysler (disambiguation). ... The following is a list of automobiles (including pickup trucks, SUVs, and vans) carrying the Dodge brand name. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... DeSoto Logo, used in the 1950s The DeSoto (sometimes De Soto) was a brand of automobile based in the United States, marketed by the Chrysler Corporation from 1928 to 1961. ... // The following data show the automobile manufacturers which produce or have produced automobiles, and some data on their relative sizes. ... The Rootes Group is a now-defunct British automobile manufacturer. ...

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