Fiat Chrysler emissions case referred to French prosecutorsTue, 07, Feb 2017
French investigators have referred Fiat Chrysler for possible prosecution after alleging some of the automaker's diesels produce NOx emissions that are several times higher than regulatory limits. FCA is the the third manufacturer after VW Group and Renault to be referred to French prosecutors.
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.
How a panicky Ford came up with ExplorerMon, 11, Jul 2016
Jeep, now celebrating its 75th anniversary, has spawned many a competitor, though few have been as successful as the Ford Explorer. And it was future Chrysler guy Bob Lutz who put Ford hot on the trail of the then-new XJ Cherokee in the 1980s.
Jeep is the engine that drives FCA globallyMon, 11, Jul 2016
Ford F-150 tops pickups in June Twitter engagementThu, 07, Jul 2016
Jeep Cherokee output resumes after steering wheel shortageFri, 20, May 2016
Jeep Cherokee, Grand Cherokee output disrupted by steering wheel shortageThu, 19, May 2016
A shortage of steering wheels is disrupting production of the Jeep Cherokee and also has slowed output of the Jeep Grand Cherokee. A third consecutive shift of Cherokee production at Fiat Chrysler's Toledo North Assembly Plant in Ohio was canceled Thursday morning, and an afternoon shift there was shortened Tuesday because of the shortage.
Cybersecurity experts urge automakers to take steps to stop hackersWed, 03, Feb 2016
As vehicles become increasingly more connected to smartphones, infrastructure and other vehicles, it will become vital for all parties to collaborate and become informed on the risks associated with connectivity, a panel of four experts said at an event in Detroit.
Jeep Wagoneer? Where did that come from?Mon, 01, Feb 2016
So what's a Jeep Wagoneer? Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne referred to a Wagoneer last week during a conference call about FCA's plans to "realign" its North American production plan. But a lack of details leaves us to wonder.