SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Chrysler Group is steeling its ’07 Dodge Caliber against the rigors of crash testing by using materials new to the auto maker’s lineup. While the auto maker hopes this strategy improves the Caliber’s chances of a high rating on front- and side-impact trials, including the demanding offset crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS), the new materials also achieve significant weight reduction. “The higher weight-to-strength ratio of ...

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