BLOG: Jeep preps special Wrangler, Grand Cherokee editions for L.A. auto show

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 13, 2015

There's no bad time or place to introduce a special-edition Jeep and FCA has two of them coming to the L.A. Auto Show.... Read More »

'Jeep Wave' aims to boost brand with extra benefits for buyers

3:44 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 12, 2015

Jeep will offer free routine maintenance, discounts on accessories and no-charge loaners to owners of certain 2016 high-end models in a new program it calls Jeep Wave.... Read More »

Renegade success lifts Jeep's hopes for new crossover

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

The success of the Jeep Renegade has increased sales expectations of a larger crossover due next year, a senior executive with the brand said.... Read More »

Jeep to make limited run of Red Rocks

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

Jeep will produce a limited edition of 50 limited edition Wrangler Red Rocks next year to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. A concept version of the 2016 Red Rock was one of several highly accessorized and concept vehicles that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles displayed at the Specialty Equipment Market Association show last week in Las Vegas.... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler U.S. unit’s Q3 profit falls 89% on costs for recalls

7:02 am U.S. ET | Nov. 6, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' U.S. unit said third-quarter earnings tumbled 89 percent as recall costs eroded profit from booming Jeep sales.... Read More »

Jeep, Fiat SUVs boost FCA's Melfi, Italy, plant

Nov. 5, 2015 15:13 CET

Fiat Chrysler has twice increased output at its plant in Melfi, Italy, in the last year to keep up with demand for the Jeep Renegade and Fiat 500X. The automaker invested 1 billion euros in Melfi to build the sibling subcompact SUVs.... Read More »


Trucks, deals push U.S. sales up 14%; SAAR hits 18.23 million

8:00 am U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2015

U.S. light-vehicle sales, behind strong truck demand, bigger deals and double-digit gains at Hyundai-Kia, GM, FCA, Ford, Toyota, Nissan and Subaru, rose 14 percent last month to 1.455 million, putting the industry on track to set an annual record in 2015. The annualized sales rate, 18.23 million, came in just above September's 18.17 million pace. It's the first time the SAAR topped 18 million in back-to-back months since February 2000.... Read More »

Jeep to produce 50 special edition Wranglers in 2016 for Moab faithful

8:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2015

Fiat Chrysler produced 11 customized vehicles to show this week at the SEMA show in Las Vegas. Among them is a Wrangler Unlimited Red Rock concept that provides the underpinning for a special edition the brand will produce next year for the Easter Jeep Safari's 50th anniversary.... Read More »

Strong Jeep, Dodge rebound push FCA volume up 15%

1:15 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2015

FCA’s US sales climbed 15 percent in October on strong SUV sales from Jeep and resurgent sales of its minivans as well as the Dodge brand.... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler readies ads tied to latest Hunger Games movie

3:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 30, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is going back to the movies.... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler recalls about 900,000 SUVs, crossovers to fix airbags, brakes

7:18 am U.S. ET | Oct. 30, 2015

Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 900,000 vehicles around the world to fix issues related to airbag deployment and anti-lock braking systems.... Read More »

FCA reports $331 million Q3 loss on charge for 'regulatory and recall environment'

10:15 am U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles reported a net loss of $331 million in the third quarter despite a strong performance in North America and recoveries in Europe and Latin America. The loss stemmed largely from a $667 million charge to reflect the “current regulatory and recall environment.”... Read More »


12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 12, 2015

Jeff Greenberg, right, dealer principal of Bedford Nissan in Bedford, Ohio, receives a 45-year award from Bryan Dumais, Nissan North America's Midwest regional vice president.... Read More »

U.S. sales rise 16% on double-digit gains at Detroit 3, Nissan, Toyota, Honda

8:00 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015

U.S. light-vehicle sales, propelled by Labor Day promotions, fatter deals throughout the month, low gasoline prices and higher light-truck demand, rose 16 percent in September on double-digit gains at the Detroit 3, Toyota Motor, Nissan Group and Honda Motor. The seasonally adjusted annual sales rate surged to 18.17 million.... Read More »

Jeep powers FCA US to 14% increase

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015

Record Jeep sales pushed Fiat Chrysler sales up 14 percent last month as every brand but Chrysler recorded a gain.... Read More »

Longer Jeep Wrangler on the way

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015

A pair of Wrangler powertrain mules caught testing this month show the extended chassis needed to convert the off-roader to an eight-speed automatic transmission from its five-speed gearbox.... Read More »


Will Wrangler-based pickup borrow from these concepts?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015

Jeep's decision to produce a Wrangler-based pickup comes after a decade of teasing the brand's loyal enthusiasts with concepts that never were approved for production.... Read More »

Designing Jeep for a new era of overseas conquests

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015

The new compact Renegade is the first Jeep designed expressly for the international market. It's a balancing act for the design team at Jeep. They must preserve the four-by-four brand's rugged American DNA while offering designs that click with the diverse tastes of buyers from Bombay to Beijing to Berlin.... Read More »

One papal Fiat that can give Francis some mileage

7:17 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 22, 2015

Pope Francis put his environmental credo into action as soon as he arrived in the U.S. on Tuesday. After getting a red- carpet welcome by President Barack Obama, the 78-year-old pope climbed into the back of a small, black Fiat 500L.... Read More »

UAW president sees FCA workers ratifying contract

10:17 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 18, 2015

While product and job commitments under the UAW's tentative labor contract with Fiat Chrysler are still being finalized, UAW President Dennis Williams said wage and other economic improvements in the deal should result in ratification by the company's 37,000 hourly employees.... Read More »

Jeep Wrangler production disrupted by small paint shop fire

9:23 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 15, 2015

A small fire in the paint shop at Fiat Chrysler's Toledo (Ohio) Assembly Complex disrupted production of the Jeep Wrangler on Tuesday.... Read More »

Jeep pickup ahead; diesel Wrangler possible

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 7, 2015

Fiat Chrysler's plan to expand Wrangler production in Toledo, Ohio, not only means a Wrangler-based pickup is on the way, but it makes possible a diesel-powered Wrangler for the U.S.... Read More »

FCA to recall 7,810 SUVs to prevent hacking

5:08 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 4, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said on Friday it would recall 7,810 SUVs in the United States to update software for radios to prevent hacking.... Read More »


Sales edge down but SAAR soars to 17.81 million

8:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015

U.S. light-vehicle sales slipped 0.7 percent, far better than projections of a 3.3 percent dip, to 1.505 million in August as consumers shrugged off volatile stock prices and continued to splurge. The annualized pace of sales soared to 17.81 million, the highest rate since July 2005 and the strongest month of the 6-year recovery.... Read More »

Jeep Wrangler to stay in Toledo, Cherokee leaving, Wrangler-based pickup coming

11:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015

Fiat Chrysler has decided to keep making the Jeep Wrangler in Toledo, Ohio, move production of the Jeep Cherokee to a nearby state and build a Jeep pickup. The news comes after 11 months of uncertainty about the fate of Wrangler production in its historic home.... Read More »

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