Dodge Dart Cuts the Charging Cables

Chrysler is eliminating the cumbersome and unsightly power cords that clutter interiors by offer a new in-vehicle charging system for the new Dodge Dart.

?At Mopar, we look for every single opportunity to make our customers? lives easier,? said Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO of Mopar, Chrysler Group LLC?s service, parts and customer-care brand. ?Our industry-first in-vehicle wireless charging system is the perfect solution for those connected customers who are always on the go.?

The system uses a seamlessly integrated power bin, measuring 8.27 inches by 9.5 inches by 3.25 inches, which is installed just below the center stack at the front of the center console. The bin has a built-in charging grid that is activated when customers a battery-powered device is set in the bin. The unit begins to charge when the vehicle is started. A phone case, specifically designed for a variety of smartphones, is required and included with the feature.?

The system will charge iPhone, Blackberry, MP3 Players and Droid-based devices.

Mopar in-vehicle wireless charging is available for $199.99, plus installation (part number 82213216).