AUBURN HILLS, MI
– DaimlerChrysler’s Chrysler Group has produced more than 1.2 million vehicles with its Electronic Stability Program (ESP) since 2004. By the end of 2006, ESP will be standard equipment on all Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep brand SUVs and will be standard or available on over 70 percent of Chrysler Group models. This is one of the many technologies Chrysler Group uses to enhance driver control.DaimlerChrysler’s Mercedes-Benz invented ESP and was the first company to equip vehicles with the technology in 1995. The Chrysler Group first offered ESP on the Chrysler 300 and Dodge Magnum in 2004.Electronic Stability Program is standard or available on the 2006 Chrysler 300 and Crossfire; Dodge Charger, Durango, Magnum, and Sprinter; and Jeep Commander, Grand Cherokee, and Liberty. Additionally, Chrysler Group will offer ESP on the 2007 Chrysler Aspen; Dodge Caliber and Nitro; and Jeep Compass, Patriot, and Wrangler, as well as on other vehicles to be announced at a later date.