Chrysler, a division of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, manufactures Dodge cars, minivans and sport utility vehicles as well as the Ram line of trucks. The company has its headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan, and is one of the Big Three American automobile manufacturers.
Brothers Horace Elgin Dodge and John Francis Dodge originally founded the company in 1900 as a supplier of parts for automakers in the Detroit area. As of 2015, the Dodge lineup of vehicles includes models such as the Challenger, Charger, Grand Caravan, Viper and Durango. In 2009, Chrysler turned Dodge's once-popular Ram and Dakota trucks into a separate division under the Ram branding.