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Chrysler Technologies and Such at Motales

Diesel Slant Six: mo’ power, lo’ pollution
A solution Chrysler sorely needed

Computerized cars: Lean Burn and beyond
Much-maligned technologies they still use

Chrysler Firsts of the Carburetor Era
Pushing the entire industry forward

Chrysler Firsts of the Modern Era
When Chrysler had a global influence

Digital factories
Saving money and time by making it online

Chrysler CADCAM, Dassault CATIA, and NX
Making cars with computers

Wankel engines, Jack Smith, and Chrysler
The Road Runner creator explores a new engine (updated 2022)

Computerized Chrysler, 1980: Systems Beyond CADCAM
How they managed production and such with computers

Electric minivans (the originals): TEVan and EPIC
Chrysler invented the electric minivan - three generations of them

Sintered metals, Chrysler Oilite, and Amplex
The story of how the right man in the right lab led to a major advance in metals technology

Chrysler rockets from nuclear missiles to the Moon: Quick review
Chrysler's role as the primary contractor and developer on the Moon rockets and the earlier Redstone missiles

2025 Ram 1500 REV: Ram’s First Electric Pickup Truck
All the info, all the pics of the first electric pickup to tow 14,000 pounds

Chrysler’s flexible manufacturing: Impressive but perhaps underused
Making different cars on the same line, without pausing to change tools: the wonders of Mopar's flex system

2025 Ram 1500 Ramcharger: Range-Extended Electric Pickup Truck
692 mile range, 14,000 pounds towing, 4.4 quarters: inside the unique 2025 Ramchargers

Electric Mopars: Chrysler BEVs, From the 1880s to 2022
A brief story of Chrysler’s largely unknown and ignored battery-electric cars

Chrysler-Mopar Automatic Temperature Control, 1968 to 1993
From the earliest air conditioners to the digital ’90s, with overviews, pics, and tech

Also see: other aspects of Chrysler and its successors and predecessors

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