Dodge currently personifies the spirit that made the brand so popular back in the 1960s and 1970s with an aggressive design and powerful drivetrains that also offer excellent fuel economy. Dodge is routinely the bestselling brand within the Chrysler Group. This page provides the latest Dodge News and stories about Dodge cars.

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The 2013 Dodge Charger Daytona

Better performance, better MPGs for Hemi-powered Dodge Charger, Ram 1500 and more via new transmission

The Chrysler Group has been making good use of an 8-speed automatic transmission for some time now in their Pentastar V6-powered vehicles including the Dodge Charger, the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the new Ram 1500 but starting later this year, the versions of those vehicles powered by the mighty 5.7L Hemi will also feature the fuel-friendly 8-speed automatic transmission.
2013 Dodge Charger AWD Sport

Introducing the All Wheel Drive Sport package for the 2013 Dodge Charger

Following the success of the Blacktop package for the rear wheel drive Dodge Charger, the Chrysler Group has announced a new All Wheel Drive Sport package for the 2013 Dodge Charger lineup with the new Charger AWD Sport package is being offered with multiple trimlines – meaning that both the V6 and V8 engine options are available.
The 2013 Dodge Dart Police Car

Chrysler builds a 2013 Dodge Dart police car for Belvidere Illinois

The 2013 Dodge Dart is built in Belvidere Illinois and while the local police currently use Dodge Charger Pursuit models, they were unable to have a police car built by the production facility in their own town – until now – as the Chrysler Group produced one special new Dart clad in police livery for the Belvidere police department.
Brad Keselowski with the NASCAR championship check

Keselowski wins 2012 NASCAR championship in perfect Dodge swan song

Here at TorqueNews, we don’t closely follow the ranks of NASCAR but after reporting in mid August that Dodge would be pulling their factory backing from the series after 2012, it would only seem fitting that we also report that the brand went out with a bang thanks to Brad Keselowski claiming the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup title last night in his Dodge Charger.
BOLT receiver locks

A review of the BOLT receiver lock featuring one key technology

I recently found that the receiver lock on my Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab was getting harder and harder to deal with when I was changing my hitch receiver so I began shopping around for a new lock. I was first introduced to the BOLT products at the SEMA Show with their “one key lock technology” and considering how handy their product appears – I picked one up for my own truck.
2013 Dodge Challenger R/T Blacktop

2013 Dodge Challenger R/T Blacktop packs sinister look, improved performance

The Chrysler Group has announced that for the 2013 model year, the Dodge Challenger R/T will be available with the optional Blacktop package that provides a dark, sinister look and while the Blacktop edition is available for other Dodge brand models, the Challenger R/T Blacktop is far more than just an appearance package.
The Dodge Dart Carbon Fire by Mopar

The 2013 Dodge Dart races into the 2012 SEMA Show

Among the massive indoor Mopar display at this week’s 2012 SEMA Show in Las Vegas was a trio of 2013 Dodge Dart sedans modified with items from the Mopar Accessories catalog that not only give current Dart owners a chance to see how much they can customize their compact sedan with company help but these sporty show cars could also give us a glimpse of what to expect from the Dart SRT.
Jeff Dunham’s Project UltraViolet Dodge Challenger SRT8

Jeff Dunham’s Project UltraViolet Dodge Challenger SRT8 debuts at SEMA 2012

A couple weeks ago we brought you a preview video discussing the joint project between ventriloquist Jeff Dunham and Chrysler’s Mopar division but at this week’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas – show goers got a chance to check out the heavily modified Dodge Challenger dubbed Project UltraViolet in person.

Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham working on a SEMA project with Mopar

Comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham is currently working on a project with the folks from Chrysler’s Mopar division to customize a 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 with a series of YouTube videos chronicling the build – and the debut of this unique Challenger named Project Ultraviolet is set for the 2012 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.
The 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth

Chrysler posts 30th straight month of growth in September 2012, leads the Detroit 3

The Chrysler Group continued its incredible climb from the grip of bankruptcy in September 2012, posting the 30th straight month where they have posted a year over year improvement in sales figures thanks to a combination of continued improvement in the American auto industry and a lineup that keeps adding popular new models.
The 2013 Dodge Dart

Chrysler announces full details on 41mpg Dodge Dart Aero including price

Thanks to the EPA website and the Mopar lovers at Allpar.com, we knew in the middle of September that the 2013 Dodge Dart Aero would offer 41 miles per gallon but the Chrysler Group has now made a formal announcement on this new super-efficient compact sedan including the special features and a price hundreds below the Chevy Cruze Eco.
The ICON 1965 Dodge D200

ICON bringing 1965 Dodge pickup to SEMA 2012

California based custom four wheeler builder ICON is best known for their work with the ICON Bronco that has graced the pages of pretty much every online publication in the US over the past few years but at the 2012 SEMA Show, ICON will showcase their mastery of all things intended for off-roading with their take on a classic 1965 Dodge pickup.
The 2013 Dodge Dart modded up by Mopar for SEMA

Chrysler teases a handful of their 2012 SEMA Show vehicles

The Chrysler Group routinely has one of the largest and most engaging displays at the SEMA Show each year and with under a month left until the huge automotive convention begins at the Las Vegas Convention Center – the folks from the Mopar division have offered up a very brief glimpse at five of the vehicles that will be in the massive Mopar display.
A look at the top fuel economy compact sedans

Official: 2013 Dodge Dart Aero offers 41mpg

While there were skeptics out there who questioned whether the Chrysler Group would be able to offer a version of their new compact Dodge Dart that yields better than 40 miles per gallon – official information on the government fuel economy website reveals that both the manual and automatic versions of the 2013 Dodge Dart Aero offer at least 40 miles per gallon.
Two 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth coupes

August 2012 proves positive for Chrysler as they lead the Big 3 in growth

August 2012 was a good month for the Chrysler Group with an improvement of 14% marking the 29th consecutive month of year over year gains thanks to all five of the Group brands posting positive gains – helping the smallest of the Detroit automakers to post its best August since 2007 while leading the Big 3 in sales growth.
Future dude designs the Dodge Dart TFT display

The 2nd Dodge Dart TV spot kicks off a new wave of advertising

The Chrysler Group has just posted the newest television advertisement for the 2013 Dodge Dart, titled “How to Make the Most Hi-Tech Car”, which will debut on the small screen tonight during the NFL season opener on NBC – marking the beginning of a new wave of advertising for the sporty new compact spanning broadcast and print.

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