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The Grand Caravan‘s Grandfather

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Dodge helped to invent the minivan category in 1984 with the groundbreaking Caravan, and Dodge continues to offer the industry’s leading minivan today with the 2013 Grand Caravan. But if you look back a little further in Dodge history, you can find a vehicle that foreshadows the Caravan concept: the A100 Sportsman, a compact van offered from 1964 through 1970. It was just a little ahead of its time, that’s all.

 

The A100 was built on a compact chassis with a wheelbase of just 90 inches, and a few years later…

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The Grand Caravan‘s Grandfather

“We’re Going To Need A Bigger Trophy Case!”

 

We don’t mean to brag or thump our chest like some rabid sports fan, but we thought you’d like to know our 2011 Grand Caravan has racked many awards and accolades from the motoring press. Therefore, we’d just want to take this moment and share the great news from our friends at the critically acclaimed Ward’s Automotive. Their panels of trusted experts have tested and evaluated new vehicles for over 80 years and have earned them the reputation as The Source, for global auto industry news,…

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“We’re Going To Need A Bigger Trophy Case!”

Dodge Blogger Roundtable With Fred DePerez

 
The 2011 auto show season is in full swing, and we’re running all around the country showing off our stuff, meeting our fans and answering your questions. In fact, we recently managed to catch up with our man Fred DePerez, head of marketing here at Dodge, and figured we’d pick his brain for a few minutes for you guys. Amidst typical auto show chaos, DePerez explains his view on our overarching strategy as a company and both our current and future lineup.
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Dodge Blogger Roundtable With Fred DePerez