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Report: Dan Knott, former Chrysler exec, succumbs to cancer at 51

Chrysler executive Dan Knott, considered an all-around great guy, took medical retirement on April 13 due to cancer, and he sadly passed away on April 29. His 24-year tenure with The Pentastar began in the role of senior engineer. By the time he took the job as head of procurement in 2009, he had helped create marquee SRT models including the Dodge Viper, Jeep Grand Cherokee and Chrysler 300C.
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Report: Chrysler dealers fixing Pentastar V6s due to cylinder head issue

Vehicles / Automotive Industry News : Autoblog (2 years ago)

Automotive News reports that Chrysler is replacing the cylinder heads on certain Pentastar V6 engines with "more robust" parts. The automaker hasn't detailed the problem behind the replacement, but says that there were around 1,300 ... Read Post

Report: Chrysler considering $200M investment to boost Pentastar V6 production

Vehicles / Automotive Industry News : Autoblog (2 years ago)

The Pentastar V6 has been Chrysler's magic bullet as of late, combining solid power and impressive fuel efficiency. The do-all powerplant has found its way into a just about any Chrysler Group vehicle with an engine bay to accept it... Read Post

Chrysler kicks off production of Pentastar V6 engine, formerly known as "Phoenix"

Vehicles / Automotive Industry News : Autoblog (5 years ago)

Plants/Manufacturing, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Chrysler Pentastar V6 engine begins production - Click above for high-res image gallery The artist engine formerly known as Prince Phoenix has officially hit the assembly lines at the Chry... Read Post


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