Category Archives: Chrysler

The Path to Fiat Chrysler’s Future Doesn’t Lead Through This Door

  The admission was as breathtaking for its honesty as for its implications. FCA chief Sergio Marchionne admitted that his designers (“dummies”, his word) screwed up the rear doors on the Chrysler 200 when they copied the door opening and … Continue reading

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Cars That Were Stars

Nearly every movie set in the 20th or early 21st centuries employs automobiles in one capacity or another. Typically they are just background props, movie “extras” used to round out the imagery on the screen. Some movie cars, though, are … Continue reading

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A Weekend Orgy of Wisconsin Car Shows, part 1: Friday in Monroe

[There are plenty of reasons to look forward to summer but for auto enthusiasts it’s all about car shows.  Sure, some parts of the country are lucky enough to have car show weather year round but here in the Midwest … Continue reading

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What You Say About Yourself Says A Lot About Yourself, 2014

Last year’s Chicago Auto Show was boring enough that I found myself actually noticing the meaningless slogans that car makers come up with to . . . well, I’m not really sure why they do it, I guess it’s the … Continue reading

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On This Day In History: Walter P. Chrysler Resigns from General Motors, March 25, 1920

Some automobile executives stand head and shoulders above the others. If Walter P. Chrysler was not the very most competent man to ever run a car company, he’s certainly on a very short list. It’s not generally well known but … Continue reading

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The Name is Finnish, Matte Finnish

 To view the entire photo gallery in 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player , here for an HTML applet, or here for an HTML5 viewer Car designers like to be groundbreakers but more often than not … Continue reading

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2013 Chicago Auto Show: The Tchotchkes

Press previews for this year’s Chicago Auto Show were unusually low key.  To give you an idea of just how low key it was, one of the most exciting reveals was the refreshed Toyota Avalon.  Really.  The tchotchkes, those inexpensive … Continue reading

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NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Buck Baker’s Championship 1956 Mercury Outboard Chrysler 300-B

 To view the entire photo gallery in 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player , here for an HTML applet, or here for an HTML5 viewer Carl Kiekhaefer was a young engineer who briefly worked for Evinrude, though … Continue reading

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The Chrysler Turbine Car’s Golden Anniversary

To view the entire photo gallery in 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player , here for an HTML applet, or here for an HTML5 viewer To know that something as retro-futuristic as the Chrysler Turbine Car … Continue reading

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Jet Age Station Wagons: 1959 Chrysler New Yorker Town & Country Station Wagon

To view the entire photo gallery in your choice of 2D or stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player or here for an HTML applet This was an expensive car back in 1959, more than $5,000, the equivalent … Continue reading

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