Chrysler Reveals Product Plans Through 2016

Chrysler Reveals Product Plans Through 2016
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Chrysler revealed its 2012 sales numbers Wednesday, reporting a 47 percent increase for a grand total of $1.7 billion in net income. Along with the sales announcement, Chrysler group also divulged it product plans through 2016. 

The Chrysler brand will be staying much the same until 2015, when it will add three new vehicles into the lineup. One vehicle is receiving a refresh in 2014, likely the 200, while Chrysler also confirmed that they have dropped plans to bring two Fiat-based small cars into the lineup in 2013, though they may still come to fruition in 2015.

Jeep’s small Fiat-based vehicle has been pushed back to a 2014 reveal, while 2015 will see two new vehicles introduced into the Jeep lineup. Jeep will then refresh two of its members in 2016.

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Ram is set to introduce a Ford Transit competitor onto the market, likely a re-badged Fiat Doblo, sometime in 2014. Two all-new Ram models are scheduled for 2016.

SRT won’t receive any new vehicles in its stables until 2016, but will refresh three vehicles in 2014, and give the newly released Viper a refresh in 2015.

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Meanwhile at Fiat, the some of the biggest changes in the company are in store. The 500L is on its way to North America in 2013, followed by a lull in 2014. A year of preparation will be followed by the addition of four new models in 2015, along with two redesigned models, and another new model in 2016.

Dodge loses two Fiat-based vehicles which were planned for 2013, and will not see anything all new until 2016. In 2014, two models will get a refresh, while just one model will get a face lift in 2015.

Finally, at Alfa Romeo, a new car is earmarked for 2013, which will be the Alfa 4C sports car. 2015 will see the introduction of three new models, followed by another new vehicle in 2016.

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