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Jeep Electrifies Renegade & Compass With Plug-In Hybrid Powertrains

The Jeep Renegade and Compass are going green in 2020.  However, Jeep isn’t exactly jumping on the typical EV bandwagon.  Both plug-in hybrids feature a revolutionary electric all-wheel drive system. Jeep found a better way to make a lasting impression at the Geneva International Motor Show recently. The brand unveiled two new plug-in hybrid versions of the Jeep Renegade and Compass for all the world to see. Yes, you read that right. After dominating last year’s headlines with the all-new Glad...
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Ram Heavy-Duty Trucks Recalled for Steering Issue

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling more than 573,000 heavy-duty trucks, including 2014-2017 Ram 2500 pickups and 2013-2017 Ram 3500 pickups and chassis cab trucks. A faulty steering com...
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2017-2018 Jeep Renegade SUVs Recalled Due to Faulty Fuel Pump

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling certain front-wheel-drive 2017-2018 Jeep Renegade SUVs equipped with the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine because of concerns over potential stalling. A...
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FCA drops $30 million on Michigan autonomous-driving research facility

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will spend $30 million on an addition to its Chelsea Proving Grounds dedicated to testing autonomous cars and driver-assist tech. The facility will include a simulated highway and other testing areas. The post FCA drops $30 million on Michigan autonomous-driving research facility appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Fca, Michigan, Self-driving Cars, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA


FCA’s Magneti Marelli agrees to acquire SmartMeUp

Magneti Marelli, part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), has signed an agreement to acquire French company SmartMeUp, which is focused on the development of perception software for autonomous driving.
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Former FCA and Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne, a legend of the modern auto industry, has died at 66 (FCAU, RACE)

Former FCA and Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne has died at age 66. He had reportedly been in a coma in intensive care at a hospital in Zurich after complications from surgery. The boards of FCA and Ferrari named his replacements following emergency meetings over the weekend. Marchionne was an auto industry legend, leading a turnaround at Fiat and taking Chrysler from bankruptcy to renewed prosperity. Sergio Marchionne, the outspoken former CEO of both Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Ferrar...
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Former Fiat Chrysler and Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne, a legend of the modern auto industry, has died at 66 (FCAU, RACE)

Former FCA and Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne has died at age 66. He had reportedly been in a coma in intensive care at a hospital in Zurich after complications from surgery. The boards of FCA and Ferrari named his replacements following emergency meetings over the weekend. Marchionne was an auto industry legend, leading a turnaround at Fiat and taking Chrysler from bankruptcy to renewed prosperity. Sergio Marchionne, the outspoken former CEO of both Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Ferrar...
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Rocket Man: 5 Questions With Quicken Loans CMO Casey Hurbis

Quicken Loans has been gearing up for its first big movie tie-in since ascending to its new status as America’s largest home lender—but it’s not looking for a starring role for itself. Later this month, the Detroit-based company’s Rocket Mortgage business will be enjoying the debut of Avengers: Infinity War after having already released a co-branded TV ad. Quicken CMO Casey Hurbis believes that aligning its Rocket Mortgage brand with the latest superhero blockbuster release will pay off hand...
Tags: Advertising, America, Ncaa, Avengers, Detroit, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA, Rocket Mortgage, Casey Hurbis, Quicken CMO Casey Hurbis, FIAT Brand North America


New cars from Fiat Chrysler and VW will come with up to 6 months of free Apple Music

 Two major car manufacturers, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Volkswagen, announced today they will begin to offer free Apple Music subscriptions of up to six months to customers purchasing new vehicles with CarPlay starting on May 1, 2018. The offers are meant to help boost Apple Music subscribers, and arrive shortly after rival Spotify filed to go public. In the U.S., FCA will offer… Read More
Tags: Apple, Auto, Startups, TC, Spotify, Vw, Fca, Volkswagen, Carplay, Apple Music, Fiat Chrysler, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA


Fiat 500 lineup goes all-turbo for 2018

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is introducing turbo feature for all of its 2018 Fiat 500 lineup in the US.
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Google's autonomous car company strikes deal to buy 'thousands' of self-driving minivans from Fiat Chrysler (GOOG)

Waymo, the Google subsidiary that focuses on autonomous vehicles, has struck a deal to buy "thousands" of minivans from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). Waymo already uses cars from FCA, but this increase is going to massively juice up its current fleet. The two firms, in what is a non-exclusive deal, have not disclosed the exact number of cars being bought, nor the definitive price of the operation. Google's self-driving vehicles arm, Waymo, has struck a massive deal with one of Detroit's b...
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Ford, GM, Tesla, and other automakers are about to report earnings — here's what to look for (FCA, GM, F, TSLA, RACE)

Ford, GM, FCA, and Ferrari should all post profits — the question is whether they'll beat estimates. Analysts will be looking for guidance heading into the 2018 sales year, which could be weaker than 2017. Tesla could lose well over $3 per share for Q4. The five automakers whose stock moves we follow closely at Business Insider are reporting earnings this week and into early February.  After a surprisingly solid 2017, with near-record sales in the US, the industry is preparing for a downturn...
Tags: Elon Musk, Wall Street, US, Trends, Tesla, Ferrari, Ford, Mary Barra, Fca, Gm, Chrysler, Detroit, Musk, Chevy Bolt, Marchionne, Sergio Marchionne


Service, not protectionism, is why American car brands suffer in Japan

It's something that has bothered numerous U.S. leaders for decades: Why do American automakers struggle to gain a foothold in the world's third-largest auto market, Japan? Recently, President Donald Trump opened up this conversation yet again on his 12-day-long Asia-Pacific trip. He referenced the massive trade deficit the U.S. holds with Japan... [Author: [email protected] (Sean Szymkowski)]
Tags: Japan, General Motors, Automotive, Asia Pacific, Donald Trump, Car Sales, Sean Szymkowski, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA


FCA CEO Marchionne says Tesla, electric cars not viable

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE: FCAU] CEO Sergio Marchionne hasn't exactly been an ally to electric cars. This is the same executive who urged consumers to not buy the Fiat 500e electric car since FCA lost thousands of dollars with each one sold. Marchionne once again cast doubt on the viability of electric vehicles as a whole and said there... [Author: [email protected] (Sean Szymkowski)]
Tags: Tesla, Automotive, Fca, Fiat, Marchionne, Sergio Marchionne, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Sean Szymkowski, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA


Marchionne: no offer for FCA on the table

Despite his best efforts to find a buyer or merger partner for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Sergio Marchionne, who serves as the automaker’s CEO, has confirmed there’s been no takers. Speaking with Reuters on Saturday, Marchionne replied with a “no” when asked whether FCA had been approached by someone or whether there was an... [Author: [email protected] (Viknesh Vijayenthiran)]
Tags: Automotive, Fca, Fiat Chrysler, Reuters, Marchionne, Sergio Marchionne, Viknesh Vijayenthiran, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA


Hot New Mopars For 2018! Widebody Hellcat, Trackhawk & More!

Every summer, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) brings in automotive journalists from around the world to their “What’s New” media event to check out soon-to-be released 2018 rides from all the brands such as Chrysler, Dodge, SRT, Ram, Mopar, and Fiat. While there was not one brand-new totally redesigned car or truck in attendance at this event, there were plenty of new looks combined with performance and attitude for many of the updated 2018 models. This is also one of our favorite media events o...
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2017 Dodge Challenger and Charger Hellcats recalled for potential oil leak

Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles has initiated a recall for the 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat and 2017 Dodge Charger Hellcat over a potential oil leak that could result in some serious damage. "Oil leak" is a nice way of putting it, actually, since the recall involves the engine oil cooler hoses. FCA recall number T48 says the hoses themselves may fail... [Author: [email protected] (Sean Szymkowski)]
Tags: Automotive, Fca, Fiat Chrysler, Hellcat, Dodge Challenger, Sean Szymkowski, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA


FCA denies reports that Great Wall Motors considering bid for Jeep brand

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has denied reports that it received a formal bid from the Chinese automaker Great Wall Motors (GWM) with respect to sale of its Jeep brand.
Tags: Fca, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA, Great Wall Motors


China's Great Wall confirms interest in Fiat Chrysler

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's Great Wall Motor Co Ltd is interested in bidding for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), a company official said on Monday, confirming earlier reports that it is pursuing all or part of the owner of brands including Jeep and truckmaker Ram.
Tags: Money, China, Beijing, businessNews, Fiat Chrysler, Great Wall, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA, Reuters China s Great Wall Motor Co Ltd


China's Great Wall interested in acquiring Fiat Chrysler: Great Wall official

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's Great Wall Motor is interested in acquiring Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), a Great Wall official told Reuters on Monday.
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Fiat Chrysler joins BMW for autonomous driving platform

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will join an alliance led by BMW to develop an autonomous driving platform, which can be used by multiple automakers across the world.
Tags: Bmw, Fiat Chrysler, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA


BMW, Intel, Mobileye, FCA Unite For Ambitious Autonomous Driving Initiative

( = || []).push({}); BMW Group, Intel, and Mobileye announced a signed memorandum of understanding with the intention for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to be the first automaker to join them in developing a global, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform. The three entities will leverage each other’s strengths, resources, and expertise to expand the autonomous platform’s technology, development, and market effectiveness. Expertise & Support FCA’...
Tags: Feature, Germany, San Francisco, General Motors, Fca, Gm, Nvidia, Autos, Bmw, Car Tech, Volvo, Chrysler Pacifica, North American International Auto Show, Sergio Marchionne, Brian Krzanich, San Francisco California


FCA joins BMW, Mobileye, and Intel's self-driving car alliance

Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles has signed a memorandum of understanding to become the first automaker to join BMW, Intel, and Mobileye's alliance to develop a dedicated self-driving car platform, the automakers announced Wednesday. Intel and BMW began work on a self-driving car platform last year and they intend to reveal a fully autonomous vehicle in... [Author: [email protected] (Sean Szymkowski)]
Tags: Intel, Automotive, Fca, Bmw, Self-driving Cars, Autonomous Cars, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Mobileye, Sean Szymkowski, BMW Intel, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA


Report: Chinese automaker makes bid for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has been fishing for a potential merger partner or buyer for the past couple of years. His goal is to find someone willing to share the burden of steep capital costs the auto industry demands. Now it seems that one party has finally bitten. Automotive News (subscription required) has learned from a... [Author: [email protected] (Viknesh Vijayenthiran)]
Tags: Automotive, Fiat Chrysler, Sergio Marchionne, Viknesh Vijayenthiran, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA


All Maseratis to be electrified after 2019

Volvo seems to have set a precedent. The Swedish luxury marque announced plans for all of its future cars to feature some sort of electrification, whether it be a dedicated battery-electric or a plug-in hybrid powertrain. Now, Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has announced a similar initiative for Maserati. During a conference call with... [Author: [email protected] (Sean Szymkowski)]
Tags: Automotive, Volvo, Fiat Chrysler, Sergio Marchionne, Plug-in Cars, Sean Szymkowski, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA


FCA design chief Ralph Gilles featured in Netflix documentary series

Ralph Gilles may be one of the most highly respected automotive designers of the modern era, but he's not just about drawing lines and shaping figures: he's a car guy. He's not just a car guy either, he's a motorsports aficionado and has quite the penchant for track days. An episode of the new Netflix documentary series "Abstract: The Art of... [Author: [email protected] (Sean Szymkowski)]
Tags: Videos, Film, Netflix, Automotive, Fca, Ralph Gilles, Sean Szymkowski, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA


US government prepares lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler over diesel emissions

Talks appear to be breaking down between the U.S. government and Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles over the automaker's alleged use of emission defeat devices. Now, according to Bloomberg, the U.S. Department of Justice is preparing to sue the automaker if talks fail to resolve the issue. Previously, both sides were said to be nearing an agreement, though... [Author: [email protected] (Sean Szymkowski)]
Tags: Lawsuit, US, Automotive, Emissions, Fiat Chrysler, Sean Szymkowski, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA, Bloomberg the U S Department of Justice


US SEC, States investigate Fiat Chrysler on diesel emissions

The US Securities Exchange Commission and several states’ attorneys general have started investigating Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) over possible breaches of diesel vehicle emissions standards.
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Fiat Chrysler shares up as investors play down EPA impact

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) shares rose on Friday as investors played down the potential impact of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) accusing the company of concealing diesel emissions. Fiat's Milan-listed rose more than 7 percent in early trade and stood 3.53 percent higher at 9.09 euros at 1101 GMT (6:01 a.m. ET). The shares tumbled 16 percent on Thursday after the EPA accused the world's seventh-largest carmaker of illegally using hidden software to allow excess dies...
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FCA, Google partner on Android-powered Uconnect System Concept

At CES 2017, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Google are demonstrating a seamless integration of the Uconnect 8.4-inch connected vehicle system featuring Android open-source operating system.
Tags: Google, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA, Uconnect