FCA: Big-car output will stay in-houseMon, 23, May 2016
Even as Fiat Chrysler plans to outsource its compact and midsize sedans to another manufacturer, CEO Sergio Marchionne says he is “totally” committed to building the company's large cars in-house.
Contests boost benefits of just showing upMon, 23, May 2016
Victorville Motors, a Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram dealership in Southern California, created a car-giveaway contest to encourage perfect attendance among students at local high schools. It not only has motivated kids to stay in class and get an education but also has enriched the schools.
Jeep Cherokee output resumes after steering wheel shortageFri, 20, May 2016
Fiat Chrysler began building Jeep Cherokees again Friday after a shortage of steering wheels interrupted several days of production of the midsize SUV earlier in the week.
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.
FCA's Mopar to add first U.S. parts distribution center since 2001Thu, 19, May 2016
Mopar plans a $12.2 million, 400,000-square-foot parts distribution center late this year in northern Virginia, Fiat Chrysler's first new U.S. center since 2001.
FCA recalls nearly 600,000 Jeep Wranglers, Fiat 500sWed, 18, May 2016
Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 600,000 Jeep Wrangler SUVs and Fiat 500 subcompact cars worldwide in two actions.
FCA recalls certain ’16 Jeep Grand Cherokees for wiring issueFri, 13, May 2016
Fiat Chrysler is recalling an estimated 32,267 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokees to fix a potentially incorrectly crimped wire harness terminal that could lock the vehicle in park or neutral after the vehicle is stopped.
Politicians not wanted for this Fiat Chrysler partyMon, 16, May 2016
There were plenty of executives and workers and even kids on hand May 6 as Fiat Chrysler marked the launch of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica at its renovated Windsor, (Ont.) Assembly Plant. But one group that is traditionally a mainstay at such celebratory factory events was notably absent from the shindig: politicians.
Are we approaching 'peak pickup'?Mon, 09, May 2016
Straining to keep their biggest profit engine humming, FCA, Ford and GM are mobilizing to make more pickups. But some industry pundits worry they'll be ramping up production just as the market is peaking.
A self-driving vehicle with soccer-mom senseMon, 09, May 2016
By using the Pacifica, Google is signaling that its technology will be good for the whole family. Google is also laser-focused on older people and people with physical disabilities who cannot drive themselves.
Dodge commandeers Bondurant trackSat, 07, May 2016
FCA made a sponsorship offer that the Bondurant Racing School couldn't ignore, and now the Camaros and Corvettes that sped through Bondurant for 13 years have given way to SRTs, Hellcats and Vipers.
What's next for FCA, Google? 'We'll see,' Marchionne saysMon, 09, May 2016
Google's deal to buy 100 plug-in hybrid minivans from Fiat Chrysler to expand its self-driving vehicle testing program is a “first phase” of the relationship between the two companies, says Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne.