Marchionne confirms Ram 1500 output switching Mich. plants in 2018Tue, 26, Apr 2016
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne confirmed that production of the Ram 1500 pickup would move about 10 miles north to FCA's Sterling Heights Assembly Plant from the Warren Truck Assembly Plant in suburban Detroit. The move would coincide with the start of production of the next-generation Ram 1500 in early 2018, he said.
Dodge Journey will keep riding old platformMon, 25, Apr 2016
The Dodge Journey, which was due to be redesigned on a new platform this fall, will instead soldier on with few changes for at least two more model years, according to a company source.
FCA recalls 1.1 million sedans, SUVs with Euro-style shifters after injuriesFri, 22, Apr 2016
Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 1.1 million SUVs and sedans worldwide with European-style electronic shifters to prevent the vehicles from moving if a driver forgets to put the vehicles in park.
Small crossovers grow bigMon, 25, Apr 2016
The fastest-rising vehicle segment in the first quarter? No contest. It was subcompact crossovers, the same category that took off like a rocket in 2015.
Internet-connected cars a hacker magnet, U.S. official saysWed, 13, Apr 2016
Internet-connected and driverless cars could be targets for hackers -- potentially including terrorists and hostile nations -- so the automotive industry must ensure vehicles have built-in cybersecurity protection, a top U.S. Justice Department official said.
Ford F-150 leads pickups in IIHS' corner crash testsTue, 12, Apr 2016
The 2016 Ford F-150 SuperCab was the only full-size pickup to take home a “good” rating among the nameplates tested in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's latest small-overlap crash test. The truck earned the rating after receiving crashworthiness upgrades following a shaky performance last year.
FCA shuffles Dart lineup, aims for higher salesMon, 11, Apr 2016
Fiat Chrysler is giving the slumping Dodge Dart a midyear tuneup by dropping two models, shuffling content and adjusting prices.
Chrysler enlists a deadpan comedian to pitch Pacifica to new audienceSat, 09, Apr 2016
Chrysler is turning to a comedian, but more importantly, a dad, to pitch the 2017 Pacifica.
New Jeep will be revealed in Brazil in 3rd qtr.Mon, 11, Apr 2016
The Jeep SUV due to replace the Compass and Patriot will be revealed this fall in Brazil before it debuts in the U.S., Jeep brand head Mike Manley says.
Service techs return to FCA stores; lineup keeps Dart, 200Mon, 11, Apr 2016
Fiat Chrysler dealers who lost trained service technicians to the oil and gas boom in the U.S. a few years ago are starting to see them return.
FCA will cut shift at Mich. plant, lay off 1,300 on slow car salesWed, 06, Apr 2016
Fiat Chrysler is laying off a full shift of 1,300 employees at its Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in suburban Detroit as the automaker transitions the factory away from production of the Chrysler 200.
Porsche not liable for actor Paul Walker's death, judge rulesWed, 06, Apr 2016
A federal judge ruled it could not be proved that Porsche is responsible for the accident that led to the death of actor Paul Walker.