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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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You Can Get A New Ram For Crazy Cheap Because Not Enough People Are Buying Them

We live in some odd times, where an automaker’s best selling and most profitable vehicle is having trouble finding customers. Despite boasting an impressive array of tech and being a little different, the 2019 Ram 1500 isn’t selling that well, which means some massive discounts for you.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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