Chrysler Is Giving Up Its MinivanSep-12-2012
No car is synonymous with Chrysler quite like its minivan.
The company invented the modern-day version of the family hauler in the early 1980s, transforming the way families traveled. The company perfected their masterpiece with the advent of Stow N' Go seating, along with other innovations in the minivan market. In a book released earlier this year, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author names the Chrysler minivan one of the 15 most-influential American cars in history.
Now, the company is walking away from that legacy.
Chrysler will end production of the Town & Country in 2014, according to multiple reports, and replace it with a small crossover that is similar to the 700C concept that was unveiled at the Detroit auto show earlier this year. CEO Sergio Marchionne announced the news during a media gathering at Chrysler's assembly plant in Belvidere, Ill., last week.
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