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Old 11-07-2015, 10:44 AM   #1
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Does anyone know if Dodge is back into having a chassis for motorhomes?++++ I sure hope the foreign markets don't take over this market as they have the auto market! When you purchase an "out of country" car---you are throwing money out of our auto industries & into theirs. Remember this will jack up our taxes and other negatives for our countries. (Canada & USA).

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Chrysler/Dodge is now "FCA" = Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, US. See:
FCA US LLC - Formerly Chrysler Group LLC

Dodge is now selling the Fiat Ducato Eurovan in a cab chassis version to North American RV makers under the Promaster brand.
And the market is hot with these Eurovans...the Sprinter (was Dodge, now Freightliner), Ford's Transit, and the Promaster arexall being used to make RV's.

Just do an internet search for Promaster to see the models available.

It is noteworty that these Class C's and B+ RVs are smaller than the American van style RV's, but no worry, Ford's E Series and GM's full sized vans are still on the assembly lines.

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Old 11-07-2015, 06:28 PM   #3
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Dynamax is building an Isata this year on a Dodge 5500 chassis.

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Old 11-08-2015, 10:14 AM   #4
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We have an '08 dodge sprinter, with 2010 24' Fleetwood Pluse. Honestly, it is a dream to drive. We had a ford V10, same size and it was like driving a truck. Also the V10 had coil problems. It was under powered for some hills and got 10 mpg regardless of driving condition. The MB V6 diesel is like silk. The problem I have with US made chassis and mechanicals is they are build cheap to make a profit. The only thing that concerns me on the Fiat/Promaster is single rear wheels and Americans tending to load heavy. Still, they are sweet looking vehicles.
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Old 11-08-2015, 07:37 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by hemidart View Post
Does anyone know if Dodge is back into having a chassis for motorhomes?++++ I sure hope the foreign markets don't take over this market as they have the auto market!

So you want an Italian built Dodge-branded van chassis for motorhomes because you're concerned that the German built Dodge-branded vans were talking over the market?
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Old 11-10-2015, 07:12 AM   #6
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Is there still a truly american car?
Most chevys are made in mexico,
Most steering columns are manufactured by thyssenkrupp a German company.
There are many many other parts that are sourced by the big three from oversees companies. I don't believe any of the electronics for any auto manufacture are american made.

Last but not least Fiat Chrysler is not an american car company.
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Old 11-10-2015, 07:24 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by zebrex View Post
Most chevys are made in mexico,
" Arlington Assembly, of Arlington, Texas builds the Suburban and Tahoe line of SUVs.
The Bogotá plant, in Bogotá, Colombia, and the Daewoo Incheon Motor company plant in Incheon, South Korea build the fuel-efficient Chevrolet Aveo hatchback and sedan.
The Bowling Green Assembly plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky builds all four Corvette models (coupe, convertible, Z06 and ZR1)
The CAMI Automotive plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada builds the hot-selling CUV, the Chevrolet Equinox
The Fairfax II plant in Fairfax, Kansas handles production of the popular Malibu sedan, and some production of the Equinox
The Fort Wayne Assembly plant in Roanoke, Indiana handles production of the Chevrolet Silverado line of trucks
The Flint Truck Assembly plant in Flint, Michigan builds heavy duty trucks for Chevrolet
Lordstown Assembly, in Lordstown, Ohio is the site of Chevy Cobalt production
Orion Assembly, of Orion Township, Michigan also builds the new Malibu
Oshawa Car Assembly in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada is where the Chevrolet Impala is produced, as well as the all new Camaro
A GM facility in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico handles production of the retro-styled HHR
Shreveport Operations, in Shreveport, Louisiana produces the Chrvrolet Colorado line of small trucks
Silao Assembly of Silao, Mexico produces the Chevrolet Avalanche pickup truck
Wentzville Assembly of Wentzville, Missouri produces the Chevy Express line of large vans"
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My 2016 Coachmen Orion is a class c 26"...has a Ram 3500 Promaster chassis
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Originally Posted by Murf2u View Post
So you want an Italian built Dodge-branded van chassis for motorhomes because you're concerned that the German built Dodge-branded vans were talking over the market?

Nice one.

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