Dodge Dart

2013 Darts Could Stall
2:44 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

15,000 Dodge Darts Recalled

Workers at the Chrysler plant in Belvidere perform in-depth checks on a Dodge Dart.
Credit Susan Stephens / WNIJ

Chrysler is recalling about 15,000 Dodge Darts because they could stall in cold weather. The Dart is produced in Belvidere. 

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Business
10:24 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

Chrysler's Marchionne celebrates the Dart and freedom from bail-out loans

Chrysler Group CEO Sergio Marchionne after his plant tour and town hall meeting with employees at the Belvidere Assembly Plant, May 24, 2012
Susan Stephens WNIJ
  • Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne on what Europeans can learn from his Belvidere workers.

The much-heralded Dodge Dart should be in dealerships by the end of next month. To celebrate, Chrysler Group CEO Sergio Marchionne visited the home of the Dart Thursday -- the Belvidere Assembly Plant.

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Business
7:39 am
Mon April 30, 2012

Belvidere plant ready to turn out new Dodge Dart

Official production of the new Dodge Dart is being launched in northern Illinois this week.  The model is being assembled at the Chrysler plant in Belvidere. 

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Local
5:19 am
Wed April 4, 2012

The Dodge Dart: Chrysler pushes for perfection from Day One.

Checking the gaps in the body of Chrysler's new Dodge Dart.
Susan Stephens

 

It’s considered conventional wisdom that you should never buy a car in its first year of production: that gives the automaker time to “work the kinks out.” And that’s the kind of thinking Chrysler officials are working to dispel as they prepare to launch the new Dodge Dart in Belvidere. 

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