Dodge is an automotive brand originating from the United States. Founded by the brothers Horace Dodge and John Dodge, the company produced parts for the Ford Model T when it was first established. From 1914 to 1927 after starting automobile production Dodge Brothers Motor Vehicle Company used his name. In 1928, Chrysler Inc. Bought by. The company started to produce family cars in the 1970s, and small volume and front-wheel drive cars in the 1980s. In the 1990s, it added pickup and ligt-truck models to its product range. He joined DaimlerChrysler Automotive Group in 2002 together with Chrysler. However, as a result of the dissolution of the DaimlerChrysler Group in 2007, its parent company, the Chrysler Group, was acquired by the investment firm Cerberus.