FCA boosts 2016 profit target as Jeep fuels Q2 riseWed, 27, Jul 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles raised its 2016 profit forecast after earnings in the second quarter rose 16 percent on robust demand for Jeep SUVs.
FCA earmarks $1.5 billion to build Ram 1500 pickups at Chrysler 200 plantTue, 26, Jul 2016
Fiat Chrysler will invest $1.48 billion to convert its Sterling Heights Assembly plant in suburban Detroit from unibody to body-on-frame construction to build the next-generation Ram 1500 pickup. The automaker today confirmed that the plant will end production of the slow-selling Chrysler 200 sedan in December to begin the conversion.
FCA restates U.S. sales, says winning streak ended 3 years agoTue, 26, Jul 2016
Fiat Chrysler is changing the way it reports monthly U.S. sales to make the process more transparent, and as a result of the change, said its 75-month sales streak actually ended at 41 months, in September 2013.
Uncertain futures for Dodge Dart, Chrysler 200Mon, 25, Jul 2016
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said in January he expected to find a partner to build the Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200 “in a relatively short period of time.” But so far FCA has found no one and the cars are about to go out of production.
Auto industry should enlist hackers to aid in cybersecurity, panelists sayFri, 22, Jul 2016
If the auto industry wants protection from the most talented players in the cybersecurity field, then it needs to attract hackers, panelists said today at the Billington Global Automotive Cybersecurity Summit.
FCA salutes JeepMon, 25, Jul 2016
A unique Jeep Wrangler rolled down the assembly line in Toledo, Ohio, on July 15, looking like a combat zone "jeep" of the distant past.
FCA to invest $1.05 billion to retool Ohio, Illinois plants to build JeepsThu, 14, Jul 2016
Fiat Chrysler is investing $1.05 billion in assembly plants in Ohio and Illinois to bolster Jeep output. The carmaker will invest $350 million to move production of the Jeep Cherokee from Toledo, Ohio, to Belvidere, Ill., as part of a strategy to revamp its North American manufacturing footprint over the next year and a half to focus on light-truck output in the U.S.
Big growth targets will require fresh productsMon, 18, Jul 2016
GMC will require new models and nameplates to hit its ambitious growth target of improving market share by two-thirds over a decade. One potential avenue: Venturing into Jeep's terrain.
Badge of HonorMon, 11, Jul 2016
Jeep - a vehicle forged in the crucible of war that grew into one of one of the world's most recognized brands - is celebrating its 75th anniversary this week. The birth of Jeep is a complicated story that is subject to many interpretations. But on July 16, 1941, Willys-Overland Motor Co., of Toledo, Ohio, received the first contract to produce the Willys MB for use by the American military.
Doing a great job with JeepMon, 18, Jul 2016
Jeep, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary this month, has taken a long and arduous path from the World War II battlefields in Europe and the Pacific.
How Americans got to meet the Jeep in 1942Mon, 18, Jul 2016
In January 1942, Reader's Digest, then America's best-selling consumer magazine, introduced the public to the “jeep” with a reprint of a Scientific American article. Even today, the article's praise of the car's virtues rings true.
FCA joins Tesla in offering bounties to hackersWed, 13, Jul 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will become the first mass-market automaker to join Tesla in offering bounties to hackers who identify security vulnerabilities in vehicle software. FCA said it will pay bounties of between $150 and $1,500 to reward hackers who notify the company of security vulnerabilities through a program on bugcrowd.com.