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GM Files State Lawsuits Against FCA Over Racketeering Claims

General Motors refuses to let the dismissal of its federal racketeering case against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles stand in the way of getting what it believes is true justice. On Monday, the automaker filed its latest claim with Wayne County Circuit Court in Michigan. These are separate from the New Jersey lawsuit it has targeting former […] The post GM Files State Lawsuits Against FCA Over Racketeering Claims appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, New Jersey, Fca, Gm, Lawsuits, Autos, Automotive Industry, Michigan, Bribery, Industry News, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, UAW, Wayne County Circuit Court, News Blog, Union News, Hot Legal Action


FCA-PSA Merger Terms Tweaked

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group announced a few revisions to their planned merger on Monday. Unfortunately, ditching the Stellantis moniker when they become the world’s fourth-largest automaker wasn’t among the changes listed. Because it still sounds like a medication for people with arthritis. Ask your doctor is Stellantis is right for you. Don’t take […] The post FCA-PSA Merger Terms Tweaked appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Psa, Fca, Mergers, Autos, Fiat Chrysler, Don, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, PSA Group, Stellantis


Halo Hero: Maserati Reveals MC20

Thanks to a particularly slow news week, everyone has had extra time to gawk at the 2021 Maserati MC20 — a vehicle that serves to set right all that is wrong with the Italian nameplate and will be the first new vehicle the company has built in almost five years. Despite being most famous for its […] The post Halo Hero: Maserati Reveals MC20 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Supercars, Fca, Autos, Maserati, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, M20, M12, 2021 Maserati MC20


A Darker Shade of Night: Ram Once Again Expands Trim Choice

If Fiat Chrysler handed a dime to auto scribes every time it introduced a new trim or special edition Ram, there’d be quite a few additional millionaires roaming the streets. Today they’d be 10 cents richer. Yes, there’s more choice to be had in the Ram lineup for 2021, both in the light- and heavy-duty […] The post A Darker Shade of Night: Ram Once Again Expands Trim Choice appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ram, Fca, Autos, Trucks, Fiat Chrysler, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, New Models


Name Your Price: Two Huge Jeeps, One of Them Topping Six Figures

It should come as no shock that the loftiest Jeep Grand Wagoneer will crest the six-figure mark; the automaker said as much when it announced its intention to resurrect the bygone range-topper. It’s not like Cadillac and Lincoln aren’t nudging that barrier (or breaking through it) already. But getting into a full-size Jeep next year […] The post Name Your Price: Two Huge Jeeps, One of Them Topping Six Figures appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Fca, Autos, Lincoln, Pricing, SUVs, Jeep, Cadillac, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, Product Planning, Jeep Grand Wagoneer, Future Models, Jeep Wagoneer, Grand Wagoneer, Wagoneer, Lucury


America’s Hottest Sedan Reveals Its Price

Beneath the Dodge Charger, you’ll find evidence of America’s oldest sedan, but it’s what’s up front that counts. Traditionally stuffed with as much muscle as Fiat Chrysler (and its predecessors) can muster, the aging Charger gets a testosterone injection for 2021 with the SRT Hellcat Redeye. Familiar to Challenger aficionados, Redeye guise takes the already […] The post America’s Hottest Sedan Reveals Its Price appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: America, Fca, Autos, Charger, Dodge, New Cars, Pricing, Fiat Chrysler, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Dodge Charger, RedEye, News Blog, Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye


Look at the Glass on That: Your Regularly Scheduled Jeep Grand Wagoneer Update Arrives

It’s a day of the week, which means it’s time for another installment in Jeep’s ongoing teaser campaign for its upcoming full-size SUVs. Thankfully, the Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer, or at least the latter model, will see the light of day on September 3rd. The images released by Jeep on Friday show additional glitter and […] The post Look at the Glass on That: Your Regularly Scheduled Jeep Grand Wagoneer Update Arrives appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Fca, Autos, SUVs, Jeep, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, Product Planning, Jeep Grand Wagoneer, Future Models


Farewell, Fiat: Stellantis Will Tap France for Small Car Platforms

Hopefully you’re all familiar with Stellantis — the chosen name for the sprawling automaker birthed from the merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and France’s PSA Group. With the merger expected to wrap up in the first quarter of 2021, Stellantis is all about capitalizing on the respective partners’ strengths in the name of efficiency. And, because […] The post Farewell, Fiat: Stellantis Will Tap France for Small Car Platforms appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, France, Fca, Mergers, Autos, Fiat, Platforms, Fiat Chrysler, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, Future Models, PSA Group, Small Cars, Platform Sharing, Stellantis, PSA Group With


Hellcat-powered Dodge Durango Will Cost You, but You Figured That Already

For 2021, five Fiat Chrysler models will boast available Hellcat power. But only for 2021. The recently unveiled Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat, with its supercharged 6.2-liter V8, can only legally exist for one year before new EPA emissions rules come into effect for 2022. The constrained lifespan means the Durango Hellcat is destined to be […] The post Hellcat-powered Dodge Durango Will Cost You, but You Figured That Already appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Fca, Autos, Epa, Dodge, Pricing, SUVs, Fiat Chrysler, Hellcat, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Dodge Durango, News Blog, Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat, Durango Hellcat


Plug-in Jeep Wrangler Gets an Arrival Date

Overshadowed lately by a brace of upcoming full-size SUV stablemates, to say nothing of its reborn Ford Bronco rival, the plug-in Jeep Wrangler remains the next big introduction for the off-road brand. Teased on and off throughout the year, the Wrangler plug-in hybrid, known officially as the Wrangler 4xe (a moniker greeting all hybridized Jeeps), […] The post Plug-in Jeep Wrangler Gets an Arrival Date appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Green, Fca, Autos, SUVs, Hybrid, Jeep, Plug-in Hybrid, Phev, Ford Bronco, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Jeep Wrangler, News Blog, Product Planning, Future Models, Wrangler, Jeep Wrangler 4xe


10 Days Until Jeep Ends the Grand Wagoneer Teasing

Worried there’ll be legit flying cars by the time Jeep gets around to showing off its latest and largest? Don’t be. The busy teaser campaign Jeep’s marketing team has on the go will end on September 3rd. On that day, the reveal of Jeep’s reborn Grand Wagoneer, the clock starts ticking down to second-quarter 2021 […] The post 10 Days Until Jeep Ends the Grand Wagoneer Teasing appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Fca, Autos, SUVs, Jeep, Don, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, Product Planning, Jeep Grand Wagoneer, Future Models, Jeep Wagoneer, Grand Wagoneer


A Trump win in November helps Tesla's competitors — but it doesn't make life any easier for Big Auto in the long run (TSLA)

The major automakers have benefitted from Trump's policies and tax cuts. But Big Auto has also had to deal with Trump's constant provocations and chaotic approach to global business and trade. A Biden win in November could restore policies that support Tesla. But a change in administration could also help traditional automakers catch up to Tesla, which dominates the electric-vehicle market. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Nearly four years of President Trump haven't been g...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Elon Musk, Texas, Obamacare, Obama, Congress, California, Mexico, White House, China, Germany, US, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden


Playing Slots: First Images of the Actual Jeep Grand Wagoneer Arrive

Jeep’s playing the long game with its Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer PR efforts, which comes as something of an annoyance, given the length of time it took Jeep to pull the trigger on this blindingly obvious product idea. On Friday, the off-road brand upped its teasing, providing us with images of real Grand Wagoneer real […] The post Playing Slots: First Images of the Actual Jeep Grand Wagoneer Arrive appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Fca, Autos, SUVs, Jeep, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, Product Planning, Jeep Grand Wagoneer, Future Models, Grand Wagoneer, Wagoneer


Going It Alone: One-brand-only Jeep Dealers Grow in Numbers

Slowly but surely, a phenomenon is spreading across the United States: standalone Jeep dealerships, as well as Fiat Chrysler dealers with Jeep showrooms. Located where the buying public is most receptive, these types of stores could play a larger role in the brand’s future, especially as Jeep prepares to add three new models to its […] The post Going It Alone: One-brand-only Jeep Dealers Grow in Numbers appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: United States, Fca, Autos, Jeep, Branding, Fiat Chrysler, Dealerships, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, Dealer News, Standalone Dealers


2021 Ram 1500 TRX: Unleash the Beast

Fiat Chrysler pulled the wraps off its latest supercharged creation on Monday, revealing a full-size pickup the automaker dubs the “apex predator of the truck world.” Fear FCA’s baby. As Ram’s answer to the Ford F-150 Raptor, the TRX dons a wider track, extra suspension travel, and tosses the model’s naturally aspirated engines for a […] The post 2021 Ram 1500 TRX: Unleash the Beast appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Ram, Fca, Autos, Trucks, New Cars, Fiat Chrysler, Off-road, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, Ram 1500, Product Planning, TRX, Ram TRX, 2021 Ram 1500 TRX


Jeep Grand Wagoneer Update: This Could Go On for a While…

Clearly deciding that the protracted teaser campaign leading up to the debut of the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon was a template worthy of another go-round, Fiat Chrysler continues dropping sly suggestions of its upcoming full-size Jeep. In the absence of a defined reveal date, this could go on forever. It already feels like it has. pic.twitter.com/wjCJU1Eh7S […] The post Jeep Grand Wagoneer Update: This Could Go On for a While… appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Fca, Autos, SUVs, Jeep, Fiat Chrysler, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, Product Planning, Jeep Grand Wagoneer, Future Models, Grand Wagoneer, Wagoneer


Judge Denies GM Bid to Reinstate Racketeering Case Against FCA

General Motors’ attempt to revive its RICO lawsuit has failed after a federal court claimed the new evidence presented was too speculative to start the legal process back up. U.S. District Judge Paul Borman dismissed the case with prejudice in July, calling it a “waste of time,” but GM returned with new evidence it hoped might […] The post Judge Denies GM Bid to Reinstate Racketeering Case Against FCA appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Fca, Gm, Autos, Bribery, Scandals, Industry News, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, UAW, News Blog, Union News, Alphons Iacobelli, Hot Legal Action, Union Scandals, Paul Borman, Corporate Warfare


GM Targets FCA Owners As Labor Day Nears

General Motors has conquest on the mind. As the Labor Day long weekend and all of its associated new car deals looms, the automaker wants to woo owners of Fiat Chrysler products (or their family members) into top-selling Chevrolet and GMC models. It’s not a huge incentive, but it does call attention to the General’s […] The post GM Targets FCA Owners As Labor Day Nears appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Deals, Sales, General Motors, Ram, Fca, Gm, Autos, Trucks, Chevrolet, Fiat Chrysler, Incentives, Chevrolet Silverado, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog


FCA Confirms 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Debut for August 17th

Ram has issued a succinct press release on the status of its answer to the Ford Raptor. The 2021 Ram 1500 TRX is now officially set to debut next Monday, ready to dazzle you with the volume of dirt it can kick up when asked. Sadly, that’s about all we can tell you. Despite the […] The post FCA Confirms 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Debut for August 17th appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Ram, Fca, Autos, Trucks, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Pickups, News Blog, Product Planning, Future Models, Off-road Trucks, Ram 1500 TRX Debut


Fiat Chrysler to Judge: GM’s Being Paranoid, Please Ignore

General Motors desperately wants to reopen a case dismissed last month by a federal judge, but Fiat Chrysler’s having none of it. The racketeering lawsuit filed by GM against its crosstown rival alleged that FCA secured unfair labor advantages over GM via bribed UAW officials, with the automaker claiming last week that it possesses new […] The post Fiat Chrysler to Judge: GM’s Being Paranoid, Please Ignore appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Lawsuit, General Motors, Fca, Gm, Autos, Bribery, Law And Order, Fiat Chrysler, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, UAW, News Blog


Production Dates Revealed for Newest, Biggest Jeeps

If you spend your days decrying the bloat of American automobiles, you won’t like what 2021 has in store for you. It’ll be like 2020… only worse! Scary stuff. For consumers enamored both with the Jeep brand and large, cargo-happy vehicles, however, next year will bring the dawning of a new age of glorious excess. […] The post Production Dates Revealed for Newest, Biggest Jeeps appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Production, Fca, Autos, SUVs, Jeep, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Grand Wagoneer, Jeep Wagoneer


FCA Reportedly Gearing Up for Giant Tigershark Recall

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is considering a recall on roughly 1 million vehicles equipped with its 2.4-liter Tigershark four-cylinder engine. That incorporates most of FCA’s smaller models, including a few defunct models like the Chrysler 200 and Dodge Dart. Reporting from the Detroit Free Press suggests the 2.4-liter unit exceeded allowable emissions limits during testing. While the […] The post FCA Reportedly Gearing Up for Giant Tigershark Recall appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Recalls, Fca, Autos, Chrysler, Emissions, Fiat Chrysler, Nhtsa, Detroit Free Press, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, Tigershark, 2.4-liter, Tigershark MultiAir II, Dodge Dart Reporting


With Plants at Stake, Unifor Prepares to Plunge Into Detroit Three Negotiations

Canadian auto manufacturing has steadily declined over the past several decades, and the future looks cloudy for workers at Detroit Three plants. It’s under this gathering gloom that the union representing these workers, Unifor, enters into contract negotiations with General Motors, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler. The last round of collective bargaining was rough, but the […] The post With Plants at Stake, Unifor Prepares to Plunge Into Detroit Three Negotiations appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Production, Canada, Ford, Fca, Gm, Autos, Collective Bargaining, Fiat Chrysler, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Detroit Three, General Motors Ford, News Blog, Assembly Plants, Contract Talks, Unifor union news


GM Asks Court to Reinstate RICO Suit Against FCA, Claims New Evidence

Last November, General Motors filed a racketeering suit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, claiming its rival was involved in a prolonged bribery scheme with UAW leaders to gain an unfair labor-cost advantage. Despite FCA already having staff participating in a vast union corruption scandal, U.S. District Judge Paul Borman dismissed the GM case in July after […] The post GM Asks Court to Reinstate RICO Suit Against FCA, Claims New Evidence appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Fca, Gm, Autos, Bribery, Scandals, Industry News, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, UAW, News Blog, Union News, Alphons Iacobelli, Hot Legal Action, Union Scandals, Paul Borman, Corporate Warfare


A Ram EV? We’ll See How Those Other Guys Manage First, Manley Hints

Quite suddenly, large electric pickups have become the hottest thing you can’t yet buy. But they’re out there, looming, just waiting to see whether demand for this embyonic segment materializes. Ford, General Motors, Rivian, Tesla, and Lordstown Motors all have a stake in the game, with the next two years promising to reveal exactly how […] The post A Ram EV? We’ll See How Those Other Guys Manage First, Manley Hints appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Green, Competition, Electric Vehicles, Ram, Fca, Autos, Trucks, EVs, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, Product Planning, Future Models, Lordstown Motors, Ford General Motors Rivian Tesla


Fiat Chrysler Posts Slightly Smaller Loss; North America Profitable

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles revealed a second-quarter loss of $1.24 billion on Friday, down slightly from the $1.8 billion net loss posted for Q1. As before, the pandemic weighed heavily on the automaker’s finances, though this spring’s two-month shutdown of domestic manufacturing and the revenue drop arising from the virus didn’t spell red ink for its […] The post Fiat Chrysler Posts Slightly Smaller Loss; North America Profitable appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Finances, Fca, Autos, Earnings, North America, Fiat Chrysler, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, High Finance


Barely-there Jeep Nixed for ’21

Look up the Jeep Cherokee on the brand’s consumer website and you’ll see a lot of trims, but there’s also one you won’t see: Overland. Topping the Cherokee trim ladder, Overland is a well-appointed but under-advertised ride, meaning it’s one you don’t see much of plying local streets or sitting patiently outside the grocery store. […] The post Barely-there Jeep Nixed for ’21 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Fca, Autos, Jeep, Jeep Cherokee, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Cherokee, News Blog, Trims, Product Planning


Even Classic-ier: Old-gen Ram 1500 Soldiers On for 2021

Ram bucked the trend of offering a short-term extension of a previous-generation product, keeping its older-model 1500 pickup in production for longer than the typical year, let’s say. Having the old model stick around after the new-for-2019 1500’s appearance paid dividends, with Ram muscling past Chevrolet’s Silverado in sales last year. Without a midsize pickup […] The post Even Classic-ier: Old-gen Ram 1500 Soldiers On for 2021 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ram, Fca, Autos, Trucks, Chevrolet, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Silverado, News Blog, Ram 1500, Product Planning, Ram 1500 Classic


FCA Strengthens Relationship With Waymo; ProMaster On Deck

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Waymo jointly announced plans to expand their autonomous driving partnership on Wednesday, with a new focus on delivery vehicles. The Google affiliate already uses Chrysler’s Pacifica as the primary testing platform for its autonomous taxi services, and it appears it isn’t eager to rock the boat, now that it needs something more utilitarian […] The post FCA Strengthens Relationship With Waymo; ProMaster On Deck appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Google, Testing, Fca, Autos, Chrysler, Autonomous Vehicles, Alphabet, Pacifica, Fiat Chrysler, Chrysler Pacifica, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Self Driving, News Blog, Waymo, Ram ProMaster, SAE Level 4


Fiat Chrysler and Waymo just announced an exclusive deal for advanced self-driving technology (GOOGL, FCAU)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has expanded its relationship with Waymo, making the Alphabet self-driving division its exclusive partner. Waymo will provide its autonomous "Driver" technology to FCA's entire vehicle brand portfolio. FCA and Waymo had already collaborated on the Waymo One ride-hailing service in Arizona; Waymo One uses Chrysler Pacifica minivans. The companies said they would commence a new effort for commercial vehicles, using the RAM ProMaster cargo vehicle. Visit Business Insider...
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