Dodge is an American carmaker known for producing minivans and sports utility vehicles (SUVs), under the supervision of its parent company, Chrysler Group LLC, a multinational producer in a global strategic deal with Fiat, in over 60 different countries and territories all across the world.
The brand was originally started its operations in 1900 as Dodge Brothers Company, with a view to supply parts and assemblies for Detroit’s rising automotive industry. However, it was not before 1915, when the company officially started producing its own vehicle.
In 1928, the marque was acquired by Chrysler Corporation. Later, it passed through the momentary DaimlerChrysler union from 1998 to 2007, as a part of the Chrysler Group, a section of Chrysler LLC owned by Cerberus Capital Management, a private equity investment company, and is currently a division of Chrysler Group LLC, which has a coalition with Fiat.
Fiat is planning to develop several Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep current platforms and products into Fiat-Chrysler mutually produced cars.