FCA, Google confirm plan for self-driving prototypes based on hybrid Chrysler PacificaTue, 03, May 2016
Google has agreed to buy 100 plug-in hybrid minivans from Fiat Chrysler to expand its self-driving vehicle testing program, the two companies said today in the most advanced partnership to date between Silicon Valley and a carmaker.
Next-generation Jeep Wrangler breaks coverTue, 03, May 2016
Spy photographers have captured their first shots of the redesigned 2018 Jeep Wrangler driving about near Fiat Chrysler's North American headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich.
FCA sees 5.6% gain on small Jeeps, pickups, minivansTue, 03, May 2016
Continued strong demand for Jeeps and Ram pickups, as well as rebounding minivan volume, boosted FCA US sales 5.6 percent in April.
The 'junk bond king' held court at 4 a.m.Mon, 02, May 2016
Former Ford and Chrysler public relations chief Jason Vines is out with a new book - this one co-authored by former American Motors CEO Joe Cappy. The Last American CEO describes Chrysler's acquisition of AMC from Renault in 1987 - a momentous deal largely because then-Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca got his hands on Jeep.
Fast growth for a showroom ghostMon, 02, May 2016
U.S. sales of full-size vans are increasing eight times faster than the industry average. The growth has commercial vans on track to top half a million sales for the first time ever this year.
More markets for U.S.-made JeepsSun, 01, May 2016
Jeep's fast-growing global manufacturing footprint will not only end the brand's “Sophie's Choice” allocation challenges, but will increase sales opportunities for top-end Jeeps made exclusively in the U.S., says Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne.
Jeep's push to produce in China is paying offMon, 02, May 2016
Jeep is moving ahead in China, thanks to investments in local crossover production. But in a market haunted by factory overcapacity, premium brand Lexus is also pulling ahead purely as an importer.
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.