Monthly Archives: March 2015

New Dodge Journey Gets Crossroad Edition for 2015

Everyone seems to forget about the Dodge Journey, and here at Withnell Dodge, we can assure you that’s a mistake. The Journey, Dodge’s alternative to both the SUV and minivan segments, seemed to straddle an awkward line when it first premiered in 2008. A new generation of the wagon, including a new Crossroad edition, makes things much better for 2015. The Journey is powered by either a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine or a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6, both of which deliver above average performance and fuel economy. And, with the Crossroad edition, you can add style elements like chrome roof rails, black tail lamps, a black-grille, and more. Plus, you’ll get all-wheel-drive … Continue reading

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Dodge Furious 7 Promotional Partnership Shows Brand’s Power

The Fast & Furious movie franchise has used Dodge vehicles in its films since its inception. Now, though, not only will Dodge vehicles star in Furious 7, but Dodge will also join in a promotional partnership with Universal Pictures and Atlantic Records to entice the public to come see the final Fast & Furious film. “Fast Dodge cars, adrenaline-filled action, and heart-pounding music have fueled the Fast & Furious movie franchise,” said Olivier Francois, Chief Marketing Officer for FCA Global. “For the first time, Dodge is broadening its long-time partnership with an innovative new Atlantic Record collaboration that truly expands the power and reach of the Fast & Furious franchise … Continue reading

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Medium-Duty Truck of the Year Is Ram 4500/5500

For those who need a work truck, they want the best they can get. Recently, Work Truck magazine named the Ram 4500/5500 as its 2015 Medium-duty Truck of the Year. This is the second time in five years the Class 4 and 5 Ram Chassis Cab has earned this honor. This award is chosen by the readers of Work Truck and Heavy Duty Trucking magazines. These readers include more than 100,000 drivers of medium-duty trucks. The readers are asked to choose which model would best fit their fleet requirements and consider quality, maintenance, lifecycle costs, and durability. The Ram 4500/5500 was chosen over 10 other medium-duty trucks. “Fleet managers today … Continue reading

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Frozen Windshield? Here Are Some Icy Car Tips

It may be March, but it sure doesn’t feel like it outside. Winter weather creates some of the year’s harshest conditions for vehicles, starting from the moment you get in your car, when you realize you can’t see through the icy windshield. Ice in particular creates huge hazards for drivers, so while it’s still freezing outside, take heed of these icy car tips: Brush off as much snow and loose ice as you can, even on top of the vehicle, since it will likely fall once you being to accelerate and can obscure your view. Give any stubborn ice a good poke or smack with your hand to possibly break … Continue reading

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Some of the Best Pacific Northwest Scenic Drives

The Pacific Northwest not only offers what is arguably the most beautiful scenery in the country, the region is also impressive in terms of its diversity of scenes. The road trip is the synonymous with everything that is essentially American. The Pacific Northwest offers some of the best trips in the country. That’s why we’ve compiled a few of our favorite Pacific Northwest scenic drives. The Oregon coast affords many incredible views of both the Pacific Ocean and coastline but also forested areas. Follow US Highway 101 from Astoria to Brookings. You’ll go through quaint and quirky towns, with each offering its own unique idea of Pacific Northwest culture. In … Continue reading

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