Chrysler Grand Voyager MPV to be launched
By Ally From:
Chrysler Group recently said it plans
to officially introduce the latest generation Chrysler Grand
Voyager MPV into the Chinese market as of next year. The model
has received five stars in NHTSA's safety ratings, a performance
unmatched by Japan-made MPVs.
Earlier this year Chrysler Group
announced that it would start to produce Dodge Grand Caravan MPV
in China at Fujian-based Southeast Motor toward the end of this
The launch of the two models signified
the great importance Chrysler has attached to MPV models. In
addition, Grand Voyager and Grand Caravan share many parts and
feature almost similar appearance, giving Chrysler a strong
force in the MPV segment in China to compete with Toyota Previa
and Nissan Quest.
In the first half year 107,000 MPVs
were sold in China and the number is forecasted to reach 1
million in the near future.