Chrysler To Dump Idea of Twins
Date 2008/4/29 5:47:00 | Topic: Miscellaneous
|While this isn't a shock to anyone who has been following Chrysler's recent announcements regarding "paring down the line", it is nice to see it in plain English. |
Steven Landry, VP for North American Sales at Chrysler, recently gave a talk at Northwood University a dropped some not-so-subtle hints:
To give you an example: Jeep Liberty and Dodge Nitro, basically a similar vehicle with different skin and a little bit of different interior; Chrysler Aspen and Dodge Durango, same platform; Sebring, Avenger, same platform. We're not going to have vehicles like that. We're not going to have twin vehicles, one for one brand and one for another.
The only 2 vehicles that fall into this category are the Liberty (Nitro) and the Compass (Caliber, Outlander) and we're all pretty sure which one needs to go.
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