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Report: Dodge’s Ralph Gilles denies rumors about Dodge being axed

Amidst rumors that Chrysler’s Dodge division was kicking the bucket due to the lack of a diverse lineup in the near future with very little pointers as to what next, some outlets were getting antsy about the possible death of Dodge. But according to AutoBlog, the rumors are only rumors as the outfit found that […]

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Report: 2014 Chrysler 200 to define brand’s next design language, Dodge Challenger due for changes

Most often than not, automakers will either use a flagship or midway bread-and-butter model as the car to spearhead a brand’s direction when changing design languages. For instance, for BMW, it’s more often been the BMW 7-Series dictating what the 5- and 3- would look like as their point was to mimic the big-daddy in […]

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2013 SRT Viper First Production

Chrysler rolls first production 2013 SRT Viper off of Conner Avenue Assembly Plant

Today marks a big day for MOPAR fans as the Chrysler Group LLC has rolled its first 2013 SRT Viper off of the Conner Avenue Assembly Plant in Detroit, Michigan. Present at the celebration were Chrysler’s Chairman and CEO, Sergio Marchionne, and SRT Brand President and CEO, Ralph Gilles. The very first 2013 SRT Viper […]

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Report: Chrysler’s future vehicles will be designed by the wind

Anyone will tell you that one of the most important factors when designing a new car is aerodynamics. Chrysler Group LLC’s design chief Ralph Gilles said today that his team will spend more time in the wind tunnel when designing future models. Talking to reporters at the annual Mackinac Policy Conference, Gilles said aerodynamics is […]

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2013 SRT Viper Leak (Screenshot)

2013 Dodge Viper to debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show

SRT President and CEO, Ralph Gilles has confirmed to Viper Club of America that the next-generation Dodge Viper supercar will debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show. Gilles previously confirmed that the next-generation Viper will be powered by a V10 unit making somewhere close to 600-hp. The engine will also retain its 8.7 liter displacement. […]

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Video: CEO Ralph Gilles talks about the SRT brand

Ralph Gilles could be one of the coolest executives currently in the automobile industry. If you don’t know who this man is, he’s the CEO of Dodge’s and Chrysler’s SRT brand. From interviews, to press conferences, Gilles always appears to be very enthusiastic, passionate and just overall plain interesting whenever he discusses the products that […]

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Report: Dodge Magnum could make a comeback by the hands of Ralph Gilles

Remember the Dodge Magnum. How could you not? The model was one attention commanding ‘gangsta’ vehicle the generated a lot of buzz with tuners and those that loved to ‘roll deep.’ Could Chrysler now be considering to bring it back? Maybe – since the model remains a thing of pride inside the company’s Auburn Hills […]

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Chrysler announces some management changes, Ralph Gilles appointed CEO of SRT Brand

Chrysler Group LLC announced some changes to its management team today that will probably make no difference to your life unless you’re an analyst or an industry expert. Ralph Gilles has been appointed President and CEO of the newly formed Street and Racing Technology (SRT) Brand, Chrysler Group’s cross-brand performance unit, and the Company’s Motorsports […]

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Dodge boss talks next Charger, Viper and Durango… or whatever they’ll call it

Ralph Gilles, the head of the Dodge Car for Chrysler Group LLC is excited about the brand’s future, which is now moving forward with out the Ram pickup trucks. While Gilles has been with Chrysler since 1992, he’s only been the head of Dodge for eight months. “It’s exciting,” he said of the work he’s […]

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Gilles: Chrysler to emulate Apple, grown men will cry when they see new Chrysler 300

Since Chrysler Group LLC CEO Sergio Marchionne cancelled his 2010 Chicago Auto Show speech to sign a production deal in Russia, the company’s chief design officer and the CEO of the Dodge Ralph Gilles stepped in to fill the void. During his speech, Gilles said that his hero is Apple Computer CEO Steve Jobs and […]

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