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Fiat Chrysler To Pay Over $650 Million to Settle Emissions Cheating Case: Report

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will pay out more than $650 million to settle a case that alleged the automaker had cheated on diesel emissions, according to a report from the Associated Press. Over 100,000 Jeep SUVs and Ram pickup trucks are said to have been involved.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Strong U.S. New Vehicle Sales Are Ending Soon but Trucks Still Make All the Money

Analysts predict the end of the car-sales party coming soon, Detroit’s Big Three duking in out with truck sales all the same, Mercedes-Benz is still the king of luxury here and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, Jan. 4, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Ferraris, $37,500 Pens and Disney Tickets: How the FCA-UAW Corruption Scandal Gave Labor a Black Eye It Doesn’t Need

“Fat, dumb and happy.” That’s how convicted former Fiat Chrysler exec Alphons Iacobelli and Monica Morgan, the wife of former United Auto Workers Vice President General Holiefield, wanted to leave union officials feeling as a result of an illegal scheme they’d crafted that—according to the feds—involved using money…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Jeep is Trying to Kill The Mahindra Roxor

The new Mahindra Roxor seemed like the perfect off-road toy: side-by-side (SxS) four-wheeler modeled after the iconic Willys Jeep of World War II. Who wouldn’t want to play in the dirt in that? Evidently, one group doesn’t want that for you: Fiat Chrysler, which now claims in a complaint to the U.S. International…Read more… Continue […]

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The Trade War Is Now Real

The car tariffs are starting to hit consumers, FCA’s new CEO has some very large shoes to fill and the trucking industry’s attempts at attracting new drivers await your rapt attention on The Morning Shift for Monday, July 30, 2018.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Fiat Is Trying Very Hard To Make The 500X A Jeep

When you consider that Jeep is the most important and valuable brand that Fiat Chrysler has to offer, it starts to make sense that FCA would attempt to Jeepify everything else in its portfolio. Including the Fiat 500X, which already shares its platform with the Jeep Renegade. Let us not get bogged down by details! […]

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Google’s Mass-Purchase Of Chrysler Pacifica Hybrids Could Mean $465 Million In Federal Tax Credits

Waymo, the self-driving car spinoff of Google, made a big splash last week by announcing it struck a deal with Fiat Chrysler to add 62,000 Chrysler Pacficia hybrid minivans to its upcoming fleet of autonomous taxis. Turns out, the move could have a big impact not only on Waymo’s bottom line but also potential buyers…Read […]

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Fiat Chrysler Says It Wants To Have Almost Fully Autonomous Cars By 2023

Let’s be clear about something right off the bat: all of this information is coming from Fiat Chrysler’s Capital Markets Day investor’s meeting, and as such we should all enjoy a nice, large, juicy grain of salt with all of these predictions, dates, numbers, whatever. That said, FCA has revealed its autonomy plan, and…Read more… […]

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The Alfa Romeo 8C Might Come Back As A Mid-Engine Hybrid Supercar With 700 HP 

The gorgeous Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione might be making a comeback. I know, I’m filled with emotion at the thought of that, too. But not just as a another front-engined sports car; rather, as an insane mid-engined supercar. Be still my heart.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Very Last Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Has Been Built

Dodge said that it would only build 3,300 2018 Challenger SRT Demons (3,000 for the U.S. and 300 for Canada) and video captured the last one just rolling off the line yesterday at the automaker’s Brampton, Ontario plant. This marks the end of an admittedly short era.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Is The Chrysler Brand About To Get Axed? FCA Says No But Things Aren’t Great There

Things haven’t been great with the “C” in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles for some time. Chrysler, a storied American nameplate, now only sells two cars in a handful of markets. So when Automotive News reports it’s heard a rumor that the Chrysler brand may get “whacked” on Friday, it’s not implausible. But for now, an FCA…Read […]

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Sergio Marchionne’s Reported Exit Plan For Fiat Chrysler: Less Fiat And Chrysler, More Jeeps

Ford announced last month that it’s phasing out small cars and now, probably not surprisingly it looks like Fiat Chrysler will take a similar path. Soon-to-retire CEO Sergio Marchionne apparently will cut down on the small cars and go in big on the large and luxurious ones. That means less Fiat and less Chrysler.Read more… […]

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Fiat Chrysler Recalls 4.8 Million Cars Because Drivers ‘Could Be Unable To Cancel Cruise-Control’

Fiat Chrysler announced today that it’s recalling 4.8 million cars because a short circuit could cause cruise control to accelerate the vehicles without drivers being able to cancel the function. Fiat Chrysler is telling customers to stop using cruise control until the cars are fixed.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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