Monthly Archives: October 2011

Tiny Fiat 500 earns big points for safety: IIHS

The Fiat 500, the latest minicar model to grace Canadian roads, may be tiny in size but it has earned big points from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS).The 2012 model year has earned the institute’s top safety award … Continue reading

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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Buyer’s Guide at Ottawa Dodge

NEW FOR 2012: – Grand Cherokee SRT8 added – Six-speed automatic transmission replaces five-speed automatic on 5.7-litre V8 – Standard Uconnect hands-free phone operation – V6 models add electro-hydraulic power steering For 2012, the Jeep Grand Cherokee reintroduces the SRT8, … Continue reading

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2012 Ram 1500 Buyer’s Guide at Ottawa Dodge

NEW FOR 2012: – Six-speed automatic transmission replaces five-speed automatic on V8 models – RamBox storage boxes now available on 6-foot-4 beds – New Ram-brand steering wheel with front-mounted cruise control – Available power-folding trailer tow mirrors – New chrome … Continue reading

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2012 Jeep Wrangler Buyer’s Guide at Ottawa Dodge

NEW FOR 2012: – 3.6-litre V6 replaces 3.8-litre V6 – Available five-speed automatic transmission replaces available four-speed automatic – Rubicon adds available body-colour Freedom Top hardtop and body-colour fender flares – Max Tow Group available – Sahara adds available Mopar … Continue reading

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Chrysler drives Fiat profit higher

(Reuters) – Fiat-Chrysler’s third-quarter trading profit was well above forecasts at 851 million euros, with U.S. automaker Chrysler contributing as much as two-thirds of it and helping offset weak European sales. However, the combined group’s net debt rose sharply to … Continue reading

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Canada’s Longest-Lasting Line of Pickups is available at Ottawa Dodge

Ram has always prided itself on building pickups with legendary power, towing and payload capabilities, standout styling and class-leading cargo versatility. And now, you can add another attribute to the list: Ram is Canada’s Longest-Lasting Line of Pickups – a … Continue reading

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Halloween is coming…Ottawa Dodge has your safety tips

Tips for parents and caregiversHalloween can be an exciting time for children and with the distraction of candy and costumes, safety rules can easily be forgotten. In fact, research shows that distractions can increase a child’s chances of being struck by … Continue reading

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Get ready for the 2011 SEMA Show

Now with the SEMA show less than a week away, we thought we’d give you a sneak peak of a pair of cool Dodge vehicles that our maniacs in the Mopar® Underground have been working on. We’re sure you’ll agree … Continue reading

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More hybrids inevitable for Chrysler

In the past, Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Chrysler and Fiat has been less than optimistic about the value of hybrids, citing their high production costs and low sales volumes. But the U.S. government’s decision this summer to raise the corporate … Continue reading

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Chrysler’s impressive bounce back

Jeremy Cato, Globe and Mail In the race for No. 2 in sales in Canada – and it’s quite the race, no question – Chrysler Canada trails one-time No. 1 General Motors of Canada by a paltry 5,000 units. Shocking. … Continue reading

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