Federal grand jury probes FCA's U.S. salesTue, 26, Jul 2016
Some of Fiat Chrysler's U.S. dealers have begun receiving subpoenas to provide documents and or testimony to a federal grand jury in Detroit as part of a probe into the company's sales reporting practices.
Tesla Model 3 could generate $20 billion in annual revenue, Musk saysTue, 26, Jul 2016
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company's Model 3 could generate $20 billion in revenue per year and an annual gross profit of about $5 billion.
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.
U.S. report says Tesla driver speeding in fatal Autopilot crashTue, 26, Jul 2016
A driver killed in the May 7 crash of a Tesla Motors car while using Autopilot driving-assist software was speeding, U.S. highway safety investigators said on Tuesday in a preliminary report that did not state a probable cause.
Porsche to skip 2017 Detroit auto showTue, 26, Jul 2016
Porsche will skip the Detroit auto show next year as part of plans to focus on trade shows in New York and its most important U.S. market for sports cars, Los Angeles.
Fairlane Ford dealership porter killed in parking lot incidentTue, 26, Jul 2016
A porter at Fairlane Ford in suburban Detroit died after he was pinned in between two trucks Tuesday morning. The Dearborn Police Department said other dealership employees found the man around 7 a.m. partially out of his door and pinned in between the truck he was moving and one he crashed into.
Mobileye says Tesla contract won't be extended; tech supplier posts 76% gain in Q2 profitsTue, 26, Jul 2016
Mobileye NV, an Israeli maker of driving-assistance chips and software, posted a surge in second-quarter earnings and revenue, but said its contract with Tesla would not be renewed after it expires.
VW diesel emissions settlement approved by U.S. judgeTue, 26, Jul 2016
A federal judge granted preliminary approval for a $10 billion settlement in which Volkswagen AG will offer to buy back up to 475,000 polluting 2.0 liter diesel-powered vehicles.
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.
All-Terrain TechnologyMon, 25, Jul 2016
JLR is working on connected-car technologies that work regardless of terrain with the goal of reducing driver stress, accidents and injuries. No word yet on when these will debut.
Switch to 48 volts? Not so fastMon, 25, Jul 2016
Every five years or so, you hear scuttlebutt that sometime soon a luxury car is about to replace its 12-volt electrical system with a battery capable of handling all the electronics now being developed for automobiles. It's not a quick change.