Its a big year for us and as 2011 marches along, comes a new opportunity to show the world exactly what Dodge has to offer. Our new line up of vehicles come packed with power, style, technology and genuine automotive soul. Were swinging for the fences this year with all-new products designed to make the world sit up and take notice. Dodge has a long and storied history of innovation, and the pioneering spirit is a treasured trait that was handed down from our founders, John and Horace Dodge.
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Short of driving your own 57 Dodge Sweptside Truck through downtown Auburn Hills, theres no better way to celebrate your affinity for Dodge products than by visiting the Dodge Gallery at the Walter P. Chrysler Museum. The collection includes such company milestones as that aforementioned Sweptside, as well as concept cars dating all the way back to the Dodge brothers initial collaboration.
In 1914, after spending the bulk of the year feverishly toiling away over design sketches, engine manufacturers John and Horace Dodge announced they would be producing their first automobile. Insisting that only the highest quality products bear the Dodge moniker, the brothers built a 1,204 foot-long test track at the north end of their rapidly expanding Hamtramck plant. Constructed of creosoted wood planks and featuring a 40-foot hill climb, the Hamtramck test track earned Dodge the honor of being the first domestic automotive manufacturer to erect a dedicated test…Read More