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Dodge will stop authoritative gas-powered Charger and Challengers abutting year, appearance the end of an era for a cast that helped ascertain the beef car, as the automotive industry transitions against added fuel-efficient amalgam and electric vehicles.
Stellantis, the automotive amassed that owns Dodge, appear Monday that it will alteration the cartage out of its assembly calendar in 2023 through a different bargain of seven “heritage” models, anniversary of which will buck the words “last call” on a applique beneath its hood.
“We are adulatory the end of an era – and the alpha of a ablaze new electrified approaching – by blockage accurate to our brand,” Dodge arch controlling Tim Kuniskis said in the company’s announcement.
The Charger and Challenger are allotment of a bearing of cars with able engines and able-bodied administration – alongside the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, Pontiac GTO and the like – fabricated accepted added than bristles decades ago.
Reintroduced in the 2000s, their awakening feel and high-performance captivated amplitude with auto enthusiasts alike as abounding car buyers gravitated to added fuel-efficient sedans, SUVs and hatchbacks.
Newer models alpha abreast $30,000 but can run as abundant as $200,000, while a best 1969 Charger afresh awash at bargain for a almanac $1.32 million, according to MotorTrend magazine.
But tighter emissions standards accept affected Dodge to reimagine its calendar and buy carbon credits from cleaner manufacturers.
Stellantis, ahead accepted as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, said in a March 2021 balance alarm that it spent $362 actor on such credits in 2020, mostly from electric carmaker Tesla, according to CNBC.
The 2023 final year editions will be