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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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Here’s Fiat Chrysler’s Ambitious $10.5 Billion Electrification Plan

As part of Fiat Chrysler’s recent Dog And Pony show for investors, the company’s Chief Technical Compliance Officer, Mark Chernoby, described FCA’s ambitious electrification plans, which include the rollout of mild hybrid, hybrid, plug-in hybrids, and pure electric vehicles across 30 nameplates. Here’s what that plan…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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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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The Abarth 124 GT With A Removable Carbon Roof Is Sick As Hell

I understand that one of the Fiat 124 Spider Abarth/Fiat 124 Spider/Miata’s greatest draws is the ease at which you can put its top up or down, as it is only powered by your arm. But that doesn’t stop me from thinking that the new Abarth 124 GT, with a removable carbon fiber hardtop, is […]

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Here’s What A Zero-Star Crash Test Looks Like On A New Car

The 2017 Fiat Punto became the first car to ever get zero stars in the European New Car Assessment Programme’s crash testing, the safety organization said Wednesday. That’s not a great score, and the necks of these crash-test dummies will probably be hurting in the morning.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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There’s A Mystery Car At The Lane Museum, But Maybe We Can Figure It Out

There’s two groups of people who I think know more about cars than nearly any other: the people who work at the Lane Motor Museum and the collective, moist hive mind that is the Jalopnik readership. Incredibly, one of these groups has found something that’s stumping it, and I’m hoping the other group can help. […]

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