AUBURN HILLS, MI – Chrysler expects dramatic improvements in launch quality and corresponding reductions in warranty claims, based on early results of a new “real-world” production-vehicle testing protocol. Chrysler has partnered with Roush to conduct extensive, standardized on-road testing of first-run vehicles, reveals Doug Betts, senior vice-president quality. The testing, adapted from a methodology employed by alliance-partner Fiat, is being done at five locations around the country. ...

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