Dodge will stop releasing Grand CaravanFebruary 29, 2020
The history of the Dodge Caravan model began in the eighties, and before each its generation was carried out for about 6 years. But the fifth generation minivan, which is offered exclusively in a long variation of the Grand Caravan, has been produced for almost 13 years.
At the same time, in America, Grand Caravan is still the most popular in its own segment, although last year it was recorded a decrease in demand by 17% (to 122,000 units).
The bosses of the FCA auto concern, of which the Dodge brand is a part, have hinted more than once at stopping production, and now it is time: in May, the release of the Caravan will cease.
Then, FCA in Ontario, Canada, where the Grand Caravan and Chrysler Pacifica minivans are being manufactured, will switch from 3-shift to 2-shift, resulting in approximately 1,500 people being reduced. What will happen next with Caravan is currently known: most likely, the new generation will not appear and the model will replace the Chrysler Voyager shown in the summer of 2019, in other words, a simplified modification of Pacifica.
However, Caravan had a pair of twins under other brands, however, they resigned much earlier. Chrysler Town & Country for the U.S. and Chrysler Grand Voyager for export stopped releasing right after Pacifica debuted in 2016.
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