SANTA BARBARA, CA – Always willing to throw caution to the wind, Chrysler LLC picks a fine time – when fuel prices are moderating consumer vehicle choices – to launch the second contemporary iteration of its iconic Hemi V-8. And the Auburn Hills, MI, auto maker picks a fine place to do it – here in California, where the state Air Resources Board has little tolerance for gas-guzzlers such as the Hemi and the fullsize pickup it powers, the all-new Dodge Ram. But if any engine is capable ...

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