Chrysler Ditches Its Lifetime Powertrain Warranty

Do you remember not long ago when you could buy a new Chrysler, Dodge or Jeep product and get a lifetime powertrain warranty to "sweeten" the deal? Unfortunately, those days are over. It was announced just yesterday that Chrysler has decided to back off the warranty on its products, starting with the 2010 models. But don't get too upset if you were in the market for a new Chrysler-built car or truck -- the new warranty has a few surprises of its own.

High Speed Stuff Wrap-up: The Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS) Explained and Cash for Clunkers Scams

They say timing is everything. But after reading today's breaking news about the Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS) -- aka Cash for Clunkers -- being suspended after only a few days, which was shortly followed by the announcement that the program is to be extended, well...I've got to say, I think our timing is pretty good. And since the program has been headline news for a while...