For the vehicle to remain under warranty, the owner must have a powertrain inspection performed by an authorized technician once every 5 years. We wonder how reliable new models co-developed with China’s Chery Auto will be. The first of these new Chinese imports is tipped to be sold under the Dodge label, and this latest announcement shows that execs have full confidence in the reliability of the Chinese built cars.
Meanwhile, Chrysler adviser Wolfgang Bernhard is expected to be promoted to board chairman once the takeover by Cerberus Capital Management is finalized. A source has revealed to Automotive News that Bernhard will be chairman and current CEO Tom LaSorda will stay on as CEO.