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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