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FCA Sells Minivans to Google’s Waymo for Driverless Use

Given Chrysler’s dubious safety record, it’s a risky proposition in AutoInformed’s view. Continue reading

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FCA Joins BMW, Intel, Mobileye on Autonomous Driving Development

“To advance autonomous driving technology, it is vital to form partnerships among automakers, technology providers and suppliers,” said FCA Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne, whose financially fragile company or parts of it are being explored for possible sale by a Chinese automaker.
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US v Fiat Chrysler on Diesel Emissions Defeat Devices

The complaint alleges that the undisclosed software functions cause the vehicles’ emission control systems to perform differently, and less effectively, during certain normal driving conditions than on federal emission tests, resulting in increased emissions of harmful air pollutants. In other words, Volkswagen – the American-Italian sequel. Continue reading

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Chrysler Portal Concept, Millennial Family Wheels, New at CES

In what it is calling the “fifth generation” of family transportation – the Chrysler Portal concept debuted today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Eschewing its home town auto show, NAIAS that opens next week, the electric-powered Portal is estimated to have more than 250 miles of range on a full charge. Continue reading

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FCA Sales Reporting Crisis has Broad Industry Implications

The outcomes of both legal matters potentially have broad implications for the sales reporting practices of automakers and dealerships and how demos are subsidized.
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Dodge Charger Tire Jacks Recalled for Sill Failures

FCA said it is aware of three hand injuries potentially related to this issue. Continue reading

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Napleton Automotive Sues FCA for False Sales Reporting

FCA US and FCA Realty are being sued by two dealerships of the larger Ed Napleton Automotive Group in Federal Court in Illinois over allegations of false sales reporting. Continue reading

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Fiat Ferrari Spinoff Set for January 1-3

As part of the spinoff, FCA shareholders will receive one common share of Ferrari for every ten common shares of FCA and one special voting share of Ferrari for every ten special voting shares of FCA held. Continue reading

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NHTSA Whacks Chrysler with Record $105m Safety Penalty

In an unusual Sunday release, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced yesterday that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles acknowledged violations of the Motor Vehicle Safety Act’s requirements to repair vehicles with safety defects. Continue reading

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New Alfa Romeo Engines Coming

FCA (Fiat Chrysler) will invest more than $540 million to produce two new engines for its Alfa Romeo as part its latest attempt to revive the once proud Italian brand. Continue reading

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FCA is New Name for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Chrysler Group, the twice taxpayer bailed-out Michigan-based automaker, today announced that it has changed its company name to FCA US LLC. Continue reading

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FCA – First Earnings since Chrysler Merger Mixed to Weak

Worrisome was a huge charge that FCA took for the cost of safety recalls and warranty repairs in the U.S. – a whopping €200 million for Q3 alone. Continue reading

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Can Chrysler Save Fiat as 2013 Profits approach $2 Billion?

Bottom line is the UAW is out of its Chrysler investment. Fiat is all in with uncertain prospects going forward. Continue reading

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