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Twelve Chrysler Group Models Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Honors

December 20, 2012 For the second consecutive year, 12 Chrysler Group models have made the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety’s annual list of Top Safety Picks. Two – the Dodge Avenger and Chrysler 200 mid-size sedans – earned the new IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award.

Recall: Occupant Restraint Control Module

November 9, 2012 Chrysler Group LLC will recall older-model 2002-2003 Jeep® Liberty and 2002-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles to address a potential for inadvertent air bag and/or pretensioner deployment.

Eleven 2012 Chrysler Group LLC Models Named Top Safety Picks by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

December 23, 2011 The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has named 11 models from Chrysler Group LLC as Top Safety Picks for 2012. The 2012 models include the Chrysler Town & Country, 300 and 200; Dodge Grand Caravan, Durango, Charger, Journey and Avenger; Jeep Grand Cherokee and Patriot and the Fiat 500. The IIHS annually recognizes vehicles that do the best job of protecting people in front, side, rollover and rear crashes based on a “good” rating in a series of tests conducted by the Institute.

New 2012 Fiat 500 Named Top Safety Pick by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

October 18, 2011 The 2012 Fiat 500 has been named a “Top Safety Pick” for 2011 by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The new Fiat 500 joins eight Chrysler Group models that are Top Safety Picks by the IIHS for 2011.

New 2011 Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger Top Safety Picks by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

January 27, 2011 Two new Chrysler Group LLC vehicles, the 2011 Chrysler 300 and the 2011 Dodge Charger, have been named Top Safety Picks for 2011 by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), marking the first time both vehicles have achieved the highest ratings.

Five Chrysler Group LLC Vehicles Awarded 2011 Top Safety Picks by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

December 22, 2010 Five Chrysler Group LLC vehicles — the new Dodge Avenger, Dodge Journey, Chrysler 200, Jeep® Grand Cherokee and Jeep Patriot — have been named Top Safety Picks for 2011 by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The IIHS annually recognizes vehicles that do the best job of protecting people in front, side, rollover and rear crashes based on good rating in a series of tests conducted by the Institute.

Car and Driver and the Chrysler Brand Announce the Launch of Txt U L8r

October 6, 2010 Car and Driver, the world's largest automotive enthusiast publication, today announced the launch of Txt U L8r, a free mobile application for handheld devices created to combat the dangers of texting while driving. Sponsored by the Chrysler brand and developed by iSpeech®, Txt U L8r automatically responds to text messages without forcing drivers to take their eyes off the road or their hands off the wheel.

2010 Chrysler Group LLC Safety and Security Features

March 2, 2010 Chrysler Group LLC’s models offer the latest safety and security technology. The company employs a two-fold safety approach: conventional safety features, such as pretensioning, constant-force seat-belt retractors (CFR), active head restraints and supplemental side-curtain air bags, combined with accident-avoidance features.

Chrysler Group LLC Displays Safety and Security Features in 2010 Chrysler Town & Country at the New York International Auto Show

March 31, 2010 Providing a safer environment for driver and passengers, Chrysler Group LLC is showcasing the company’s available safety and security features in a 2010 Chrysler Town & Country visual display at the 2010 New York International Auto Show.

All-new 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Crew Cab Earns Top Five-Star Safety Ratings in U.S. Government's Crash Tests

The all-new 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Crew Cab earned 5-star ratings for driver- and front-passenger protection in a frontal crash, the highest ratings in the U.S. government’s safety crash test program. The all-new 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 is available now at local Dodge dealers.

Glossary: 2009 Safety and Security Features

Chrysler’s 2009 models offer the latest safety and security features to help transport passengers and gear safely and securely. The company employs a two-fold safety approach: conventional safety features, such as pretensioning, constant-force seat-belt retractors and supplemental side air bags, combined with accident-avoidance features, including the Chrysler exclusive Rear Cross Path, minivan-exclusive Blind Spot Monitoring, Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM) and Trailer Sway Control (TSC).

All-new 2009 Dodge Ram to Offer Truck-load of Safety and Security Features

August 4, 2008 The all-new 2009 Dodge Ram is loaded with safety and security features. In addition to offering a standard four-wheel Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) and standard Electronic Stability Program (ESP) with Hill Start Assist (HSA) and Trailer Sway Control (TSC), all-new 2009 Dodge Ram safety and security features include standard advanced multi-stage front driver and passenger air bags, standard supplemental side-curtain air bags and available ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System.

All-new 2009 Dodge Ram Offers Truckload of Safety and Security Features

June 30, 2008 The all-new 2009 Dodge Ram is loaded with more than 30 safety and security features, including a standard four-wheel Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) and standard Electronic Stability Program (ESP) with Hill Start Assist (HSA) and Trailer Sway Control (TSC). Dodge Ram's advanced multi-stage front driver and passenger air bags, supplemental side-curtain air bags and ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System provide occupants with a two-fold safety approach: passive safety features including pretensioning and load-limiting seat belt retractors and supplemental side air bags, combined with active accident-avoidance safety features including responsive steering and handling and braking.

Chrysler LLC Announces Barrage of New Engineering and Technology Innovations

April 14, 2008 Chrysler LLC will introduce a wide array of new, innovative and — in most cases — industry-first technologies, all designed to enhance the customer experience, the company announced here today at the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) World Congress. “Chrysler has always been known as an engineering company, and the announcement of these features coming to our lineup in 2009 further drives that point home,” said Frank Klegon, Executive Vice President – Product Development, Chrysler LLC.

All-new 2008 Jeep® Liberty Provides High Level of Safety and Security

September 1, 2007 The all-new Jeep Liberty will give customers more peace of mind with several features including Trailer Sway Control, Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPM) and rain-sensing wipers. Trailer Sway Control reduces trailer sway, providing improved trailer stability and increased towing safety. The TPM system informs occupants if tire pressure is too low by utilizing pressure-sensor modules within the valve stems of all four road wheels. Jeep Liberty’s rain-sensing wipers automatically sense moisture on the windshield and activate the wipers.

2008 Safety and Security Features

September 1, 2007 Chrysler's new 2008 models offer the latest safety and security features to help transport passengers and gear safely and securely. The company employs a twofold safety approach: conventional safety features, such as pretensioning and constant-force seat belt retractors and supplemental side air bags, combined with accident-avoidance features, including precise steering, handling and braking.

All-new 2008 Chrysler Sebring Convertible Provides a Multitude of Safety and Secrutiy Features

March 30, 2007 Vehicle safety is a top priority at the Chrysler Group, and the all-new 2008 Chrysler Sebring Convertible offers class-leading safety and security, with a combination of standard active and passive safety features not typically found in the U.S. Specialty Convertible segment.

All-new 2008 Dodge Avenger Provides Class-leading Safety and Security Features

January 9, 2007 A secure vehicle is a top priority for mid-size car buyers, and the all-new 2008 Dodge Avenger offers class-leading safety and security, with a combination of standard active and passive safety features not typically found in the mid-size-car segment.

The 2008 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan Offer the Safety and Security Consumers Expect When Traveling With Their Families

January 7, 2007 Chrysler Group has been the innovator of safety and security features in the minivan segment for more than 23 years, and the new 2008 minivans continue that legacy. Driver and front-passenger air bags, integrated child safety seats, center, high-mounted brake light, the fourth door, patented, energy-absorbing steering column and power liftgate with obstacle detection all appeared first on Chrysler Group minivans.

2007 Safety and Security Features

Chrysler Group’s new 2007 models offer the latest safety and security features to transport passengers and gear safely and securely. The company employs a twofold safety approach: conventional safety features, such as pretensioning and constant-force seat-belt retractors and supplemental air bags, combined with accident-avoidance features, including precise steering, handling and braking. In addition, the highest level of security offered, such as a Sentry Key® Engine Immobilizer, provides the ultimate in vehicle-theft protection.

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