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In Review: 2020 Chrysler 300

It's been around a long time, but Chrysler's big sedan still impresses. Find out more in my "Quick Spin" review at the National Post (Driving.ca). [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Autos, Chrysler, Jil McIntosh, National Post Driving


Hyundai U.S. marketing chief Dean Evans to depart

Hyundai Motor America's hard-charging marketing chief, Dean Evans, is leaving the Korean automaker after "four highly successful years" to pursue a new business opportunity, the company said Friday. Brian Smith, the COO of Hyundai's U.S. arm, will take over Evans' duties on an interim basis. "Hyundai is greatly appreciative to Dean for his contributions," the automaker said in an emailed statement. "Under his guidance we've consistently produced some of the best and most memorable Super Bo...
Tags: Advertising, Chrysler, Evans, Hyundai, Jason Bateman, Southern California, Bateman, Dean, Brian Smith, Palisade, Hyundai Motor America, Subaru of America, Dean Evans, Hyundai U S, Land Rover North America, Canal Vegan Dinner Party


Ford and Chrysler workers get involved in GM-UAW strike

Ford and FCA workers pay close attention to GM-UAW talks knowing they could be next. They also volunteer to join the picket line, donate goods.         [Author: Detroit Free Press]
Tags: News, Ford, Fca, Chrysler, Detroit Free Press, GM UAW


How to Manage Crisis

One of the scariest things for any of us is being in crisis. A crisis can be defined several ways. It can be: the loss of a job a divorce a traumatic injury a death the alienation of a loved one due to a fight or disagreement a severe illness or even your own impending death Crisis is absolutely one of the most challenging things we face, and when many people are in crisis, they simply cannot cope and fall apart. The key to managing any crisis is to look towards the future while you’re...
Tags: New York, Featured, California, Careers, Graduate School, Life Lessons, Chrysler, Career Advice, Life Sciences, Ford Motor Company, Law Firm, Enriquez, Lost A Job, Job Search Guru, How to Succeed, Legal Recruiter


3 industry leaders on how a recession might affect business and other financial decisions

With the possibility of a recession on the minds of executives across industries, Ad Age was eager to hear what the current economic climate means for their marketing plans. At the Association of National Advertisers’ Masters of Marketing conference in Orlando, Ad Age spoke with the chief marketing officers of Clorox and Bank of America to hear whether the current economic climate has them making changes to their approaches and budgets. And we hear from Fiat Chrysler's CMO on the merits of skipp...
Tags: Advertising, CMO, Bank Of America, Fca, Chrysler, Orlando, Fiat Chrysler, Brian Moynihan, Clorox, BofA, Grier, Olivier Francois, Francois, ANA Masters of Marketing, Meredith Verdone, Verdone


Waymo to customers: “Completely driverless Waymo cars are on the way”

Waymo, the autonomous vehicle business under Alphabet, sent an email to customers of its ride-hailing app that their next trip might not have a human safety driver behind the wheel, according to a copy of the email that was posted on Reddit. The email entitled “Completely driverless Waymo cars are on the way” was sent to customers that use its ride-hailing app in the suburbs of Phoenix. It isn’t clear if the email was sent to members of its early rider program or its broader Waymo One serv...
Tags: Google, TC, Technology, California, Tech, X, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Arizona, Transport, Reddit, Chrysler, Self-driving Cars, Alphabet, Emerging-technologies, Autonomous Car


Waymo is creating 3D maps of Los Angeles to better understand traffic congestion

Waymo, the autonomous vehicle company under Alphabet, has started creating 3D maps in some heavily trafficked sections of Los Angeles to better understand congestion there and determine if its self-driving vehicles would be a good fit in the city. For now, Waymo is bringing just three of its self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans to Los Angeles to map downtown and a section of Wilshire Boulevard known as Miracle Mile. Waymo employees will initially drive the vehicles to create 3D maps of ...
Tags: Google, Transportation, Florida, California, Washington, La, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tech, AV, X, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Chrysler, Mountain View, Michigan


The Story Behind the Lexus Yacht: Why Lexus is Now Designing and Selling the LY 650

Buckle up, folks, strange story ahead. I'm at the Palm Beach International Raceway, whipping around the track in this thing:That's Lexus' LC 500, a performance coupe with a 5-liter V8 engine that cranks out 471 horsepower and 398 pound-feet of torque. I can get it up to about 115 miles per hour before I have to slow down to avoid colliding with the car in front of me. This low-slung, street-legal racecar handles like a dream, and the throaty growl of the engine is absolutely thrilling.Me and 19 ...
Tags: Japan, Florida, Hollywood, Design, France, Germany, Massachusetts, New York City, Cars, America, Marine, Lexus, Gm, Chrysler, Miami, Toyota


First Drive: 2020 Chrysler Voyager

The Voyager was originally a Plymouth minivan, but the name is coming back, and it's going to be a base level on the Chrysler Pacifica to replace the aging Dodge Grand Caravan. I took one for a quick spin: find out more in my story at the National Post (Driving.ca). [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Autos, Chrysler, Plymouth, Chrysler Pacifica, Jil McIntosh, Minivans


Dodge Warranty: A Deep Dive Into Your Coverage

Dodge warranties come with vehicles purchased at the dealership.  An extended warranty may be your best bet for comprehensive coverage. Here is what to consider when your Dodge bumper-to-bumper warranty expires.  Automoblog and its partners may be compensated if you purchase the products mentioned below. Whether you’re purchasing a Dodge Challenger muscle car or something more practical for the family, you should know what’s covered – and what’s not – under the Dodge warranty. For starters, Do...
Tags: California, Autos, Chrysler, Kansas, Nevada, Dodge, Edmunds, Judy, Chrysler Dodge, Dodge Journey, American Auto Shield, Vehicle Ownership, Carchex, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA US LLC, Dodge Warranty, Durango Journey


Nobody is going to buy Tesla — the company is on its own (TSLA)

Tesla's recent precipitous stock-price decline has led to some renewed speculation that it could be bought by a deep-pocketed tech firm. CEO Elon Musk is said to have discussed a Tesla acquisition with both Google and Apple in the past. The New York University professor Scott Galloway thinks somebody could buy Tesla in 12 months if it drops below $100 a share. But nobody will buy Tesla. The company is on its own from here on out. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A persisten...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Elon Musk, California, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, TSLA, Chrysler, Silicon Valley, Toyota, Jeff Bezos, Daimler


Wonderful Photos Of Postwar New York City In 1946 By Todd Webb

View from Empire State Building Todd Webb (1905-2000) was discharged from the US Navy in 1945. Before fighting in the war, Todd had worked as a stockbroker, a field in which he’d enjoyed notable success til losing all his money in the 1920s crash, prospected for gold in California and Panama, and worked as a forest ranger. In the 1930s whilst working for Chrysler in his native Detroit he joined... Source
Tags: Photography, New York, Design, California, New York City, Chrysler, Retro, Detroit, US Navy, 1940s, Panama, Todd, Todd Webb


In Fiat Chrysler-Renault deal, globalism is about to collide head-on with populism (FCAU)

The proposed FCA-Renault merger pits the declining logic of globalism against surging worldwide populism. Immediately after the merger plan was revealed, the French and Italian governments moved to secure jobs. But the only way this merger works is for the combined companies to streamline costs, and that has to mean job losses. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories   On Monday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Renault announced a plan to merge. The combined entity would become the w...
Tags: Facebook, Japan, Elon Musk, Milan, London, France, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Rome, Davos, Paris, Italy, Fca, Gm


Fiat Chrysler's business is already complicated — a merger with Renault would make it even more challenging (FCAU, RACE)

FCA and Renault announced plans to execute a 50/50 merger that would create the world's 3rd-largest automaker. Renault is in a longtime alliance with Nissan and Mitsubishi; that alliance could be ending, as its engineer, Carlos Ghosn, awaits trial in Japan. On its face, the proposed merger looks like a tie-up of Fiat and Renault, two companies that have struggled as the auto industry has witnessed surging sales since the financial crisis. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories Fia...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Japan, Elon Musk, Milan, London, China, Softbank, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Ford, Netherlands, Fca, Chrysler


Fiat's experience with Chrysler shows Renault deal can work: FCA chairman

Fiat's experience with Chrysler shows the scope of what Fiat Chrysler (FCA) could achieve in the next few years if a proposed merger with Renault went through, the chairman of the Italian-American car maker said on Monday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Fca, Chrysler, Fiat, Renault, Fiat Chrysler FCA


The rise and fall and rebirth of General Motors (GM)

General Motors is 110 years old. Founded in 1908, GM rose to dominate the US auto industry. But it declined in the 1980s and 1990s, and in 2009 it was bailed out and went bankrupt. By 2019, however, the definitive American corporation had recovered.   The story of General Motors is one of rising, falling — and rising again. Born from the wild early days of the Detroit car business, "The General" made it through the Great Depression and rose to become the model of an American corporation. At o...
Tags: Facebook, Congress, US, Trends, General Motors, Ford, Mary Barra, Gm, Chrysler, Chevrolet, Detroit, Eisenhower, Henry Ford, Cadillac, Durant, Roger Smith


Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault to reshape car industry

Deal would create world’s third-largest automaker and ‘save €5bn a year’ by sharing researchFiat Chrysler has proposed a merger with France’s Renault that would create the world’s third-largest carmaker and save billions needed to invest in the race to make electric and autonomous vehicles.The merged company would produce 8.7m vehicles annually and save €5bn ($5.6bn or £4.4bn) each year by sharing research, purchasing and other activities, according to a statement released by Fiat Chrysler Autom...
Tags: Europe, Business, France, US news, Italy, Chrysler, Automotive Industry, Mergers and Acquisitions, Self-driving Cars, Electric, Hybrid And Low-emission Cars, Renault, Fiat Chrysler


Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with Renault

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has proposed merging its business with Renault that, if accepted, would create the third largest global automaker with 8.7 million in annual vehicle sales. FCA delivered Monday a non-binding letter to Renault’s board that proposes combining the business as a 50-50 merger. FCA’s proposal illustrates the growing desire among automakers to consolidate, or form partnerships, in an environment of increasing regulatory pressure, declining sales and rising costs assoc...
Tags: Transportation, Tech, Automotive, United States, Ford, Paris, Ram, Italy, Fca, Gm, Chrysler, Fiat, New York Stock Exchange, Nissan, Renault, Jeep


Fiat Chrysler-Renault tie up: What the maker of Jeep could gain

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Renault are reportedly in talks that could result in merging vast swaths of their businesses, a move that illustrates the growing desire among automakers to consolidate in an environment of increased regulatory pressure, sales declines and rising costs aimed at bringing next-generation technologies like self-driving cars to market. Bloomberg, Financial Times, and the Wall Street Journal have reported on talks of a tie up that could result in Fiat Chrysler even...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Europe, Tech, Automotive, Ford, Italy, Fca, Gm, Chrysler, Fiat, North America, Nissan, Wall Street Journal, Renault, Jeep


Automakers have a choice: Become data companies or become irrelevant

Jeff Peters Contributor Share on Twitter Jeff Peters, PhD is a principal at Autotech Ventures, investing in transportation startups. He has published academic and media articles on transportation, optimization, autonomous driving and AI. More posts by this contributor Will self-driving cars kill parking? The AI in your non-autonomous car While Bezos amassed billions, Apple took over our culture,...
Tags: Apple, Google, Lyft, Uber, Column, Technology, Big Data, Samsung, Tech, General-motors, Intel, Earth, Automotive, Ford, Automation, Transport


2019 Chrysler 300 Review: An Affordable Executive-Level Car

91 Solid 2019 Chrysler 300 Overall Impression Smooth Riding.Affordable Luxury.Lots of Safety Features. Pros Quiet Cabin Available Hemi V8 Touchscreen Display Cons Poor Visibility Handing At Times In a world dominated by SUVs, there is the rare 2019 Chrysler 300 rear-wheel drive sedan. Although all-wheel drive is available, it’s still a rare breed, especially here in Colorado, where 90 percent of the vehicles on the road are crossovers and SUVs. For the driving enthu...
Tags: Apple, Review, Colorado, Tech, Autos, Chrysler, Epa, Denis, Times, Denver, Android Auto, Ward, FCA US LLC, Uconnect, Loveland Pass, Denis Flierl


QUICK ENDING! Radio Disney Ride Like a VIP Sweepstakes 5/30 1PPD6-18

Enter the latest Radio Disney sweepstakes for your chance to win a trip for 4 to LA. Radio Disney and Chrysler will send one lucky winner and their family on a trip to LA to see the ARDYs live! You... Click to read more...
Tags: La, Chrysler, Frugality, Radio Disney, Daily Entries, Quick Ending, Trips & Travel Prizes, Ending in May, Text to Win, LA Radio Disney


Recall Redux: Fiat Chrysler Calls Back 600,000 Vehicles for Problems You’ve Already Heard About

Sudden stalls. Tailgates that open on their own. These issues formed the basis of two Fiat Chrysler recalls in 2018, and, one year later, history is repeating itself. On Friday, the automaker called back roughly 600,000 Chrysler Pacifica minivans and Ram pickups for the same ghost-in-the-machine phenomena that led to the earlier recalls. Included in […] The post Recall Redux: Fiat Chrysler Calls Back 600,000 Vehicles for Problems You’ve Already Heard About appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Quality, Recall, Ram, Fca, Autos, Chrysler, Trucks, Pacifica, Fiat Chrysler, Chrysler Pacifica, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, Ram 1500, Ram 2500, Ram 3500


Sequel Bits: ‘Toy Story’, ‘Pet Sematary’, ‘Jumanji’, ‘Terminator’, ‘Godzilla’, ‘Angry Birds’

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Behold new Toy Story 4 posters, as well as a car commercial. Screenwriter Jeff Buhler has some ideas for a Pet Sematary sequel. Jumanji 3 has wrapped. The Terminator: Dark Fate trailer is coming. Godzilla: King of the Monsters gets some monster-sized banners. Angry Birds 2 is at Cannes, for whatever reason. Kids can’t drive cars, but that won’t stop Disney and Pixar from teaming up with Chrysler for a commercial. This obviously isn’t footage from Toy Stor...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Drama, Horror, Sci-fi, Disney, Tom Hanks, Animation, Sequels, Sony, Chrysler, Kevin Hart, Pixar, Godzilla, Paramount, Cannes


We drove a $31,000 Nissan Altima to see if it's ready to take on the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry. Here's our verdict.

The Nissan Altima is one of the most popular midsize sedans in the US and was only outsold by the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord. The sixth generation Altima is all-new for the 2019 model year.  Our Nissan Altima 2.0 VC-Turbo SR FWD sedan is powered by an innovative 248 horsepower, 2.0-liter, turbocharged variable compression, four-cylinder engine. The Altima comes standard with a traditional 2.5 liter, four-cylinder engine.  We were impressed by the Altima's well-designed interior, updated inf...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, California, US, Trends, Chrysler, Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Interior, Kelley, Nissan Altima, Honda Accord, Altima, Smyrna Tennessee, Hofmeister Kink


TC Sessions: Mobility announces its July 10 agenda

TechCrunch Sessions is heading to San Jose on July 10 and we’re thrilled to announce our jam-packed agenda, overflowing with some of the biggest names and most exciting startups in the transportation industry. With Early Bird ticket sales ending soon, you’ll want to be sure to grab your tickets after checking out this agenda. Throughout the day, you can expect to hear from and partake in discussions about the future of transportation, the promise and problems of autonomous vehicles, the pote...
Tags: Google, Food, Transportation, Uber, Tech, Ceo, Intel, AV, Nasa, Companies, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Transport, Chrysler


Review: 2019 Ram 1500 Rebel

For someone who loves reading and writing about cars, it should come as no surprise that I have my favorite automotive journalists. One of them is Ezra Dyer. In his early days at Automobile Magazine, he would rhapsodize about his father’s extraordinarily basic Dodge Ram pickup truck. Like e, Ezra is a New Englander. As a young kid, my grandfather, a retired forest ranger, would put me in his giant Dodge pickup he used for runs to his charcoal kiln. It had no carpet, not even a radio; that truck...
Tags: Ford, Ram, Autos, Chrysler, Dodge, Rhode Island, Hemi, Ezra, Yankee, Automobile Magazine, Ram 1500, Ram 1500 Rebel, Featured Stories, Moonstone Beach, Apple CarPlay Android Auto, New car reviews


In Review: 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Unique among minivans, the Pacifica is a plug-in hybrid, meaning that after you plug it in, you get about 50 kilometres of electric-only driving before it reverts to conventional hybrid operation. So why bother just to go 50 klicks on battery? Find out in my review at AutoTrader.ca. [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Autos, Chrysler, Hybrids, Pacifica, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, Jil McIntosh, Minivans, AutoTrader


LendingTree Study Finds Tesla Drivers Have Highest Average Credit Scores

LendingTree finds auto makes with the highest average credit scores Charlotte, NC – May 1, 2019 (PRNewswire) LendingTree®, the nation’s leading online loan marketplace, today released its study ranking car brands by their buyers’ average credit score. Tesla buyers have the highest with a score of 740. Chrysler buyers have the lowest scores, with an average score of 656. LendingTree analyzed more than 35,000 used auto loans on the LendingTree platform to rank car brands by their buy...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Tesla, Radio, Chrysler, Lendingtree, Charlotte NC, Real Estate News, Lendingtree Inc, Lending Tree, LendingTree LLC, Tesla Porsche


16 Rules for Effective Decision-Making

WHERE WE GO in life is determined by the choices we make. How we make those decisions becomes critical. The speed of change, the abundance of choices, the unknown unknowns, and the impact of a connected world, all conspire to make decision-making a labyrinth. We face traps everywhere. In Labyrinth: The Art of Decision-Making, Pawel Motyl examines “The most prevalent weak spots in decision-making processes, not only in business but in life in general; during crisis and calmer times; in both indi...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Problem Solving, Chrysler, Mount Everest, Daimler, Pawel Motyl, Motyl