FCA, Italy face questions over diesel emissions in EuropeJan. 13
Fiat Chrysler has been asked by the EU to provide proof against Germany's allegation that it used emission defeat devices. The group is already facing U.S. accusations that it illegally using hidden software in several vehicles to allow excess diesel emissions to go undetected.
FCA accused by Germany of using emissions cheatSept. 1, 2016
Jeep Compass, Patriot replacement due early next yearJune 23, 2016
The single vehicle replacing the Jeep Compass and Patriot will debut in late September in Brazil and will retain one of the two names, Jeep brand head Mike Manley said Thursday. The vehicle, known internally as the C-SUV, is not delayed and will be shown in the U.S. at the L.A. Auto Show in November. It will go sale in the U.S. in early 2017. Jeep has also set a hard date for the introduction of a long-awaited Wrangler-based pickup: Early 2018.
Small crossovers grow bigApril 25, 2016
AutoNews Now: Risks for Japan's supply chainApril 18, 2016
FCA gets in on the 'Batman v Superman' actionFeb. 22, 2016
When chaos ensues in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Bruce Wayne hops in a Jeep Renegade to confront it. Fiat Chrysler is continuing its movie-alignment marketing strategy in the upcoming superhero flick through a co-branded partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures.
The subcompact crossover finds its sweet spotFeb. 15, 2016
The spruced-up 2017 Chevy Trax is a statement about the importance automakers are placing on subcompact crossovers, a segment that didn't exist three years ago but in 2015 accounted for 21 percent of overall U.S. sales growth.
Ford EcoSport inches closer to U.S. shoresFeb. 9, 2016
Ford appears to be getting closer to selling the tiny EcoSport crossover in the U.S. Spy photos show the EcoSport, a subcompact crossover based on the same platform as the Fiesta, being tested near Ford’s headquarters in Dearborn, Mich.
Jeep kicks off 75th anniversary with sales recordsJan. 4, 2016
Renegade success lifts Jeep's hopes for new crossoverNov. 9, 2015
Designing Jeep for a new era of overseas conquestsSept. 28, 2015
The new compact Renegade is the first Jeep designed expressly for the international market. It's a balancing act for the design team at Jeep. They must preserve the four-by-four brand's rugged American DNA while offering designs that click with the diverse tastes of buyers from Bombay to Beijing to Berlin.