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Chrysler Joins Jenny Craig? Analyst Thinks Automaker Needs To Lose Weight
Chrysler Joins Jenny Craig? Analyst Thinks Automaker Needs To Lose Weight

The past couple of years haven't been kind to automakers. Like ballast on a sinking ship, many brands were thrown overboard as car companies scrambled to stay afloat. One major automaker managed to dodge that kind of unpleasantness, but now a major auto analyst thinks it's high time for a purge...Read More»

2010 Saab 9-5
Diesel-Hybrids, Fiat 500 EV, And Saab Dangles: Today At High Gear Media

The saga with Saab and Spyker continues--still--nearly a week after the original deadline for a deal or decision. Now it looks like Spyker is once again Saab's only hope, though it's not clear that the deal proposed will be accepted by GM. Expect a decision by tomorrow, as that's the new new...Read More»

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2010 Detroit Auto Show: Fiat 500 EV

There's been a lot of excitement about the Fiat 500, which is expected to arrive in the U.S. later this year or in early 2011. While the convertible and the sporty Abarth version have gotten the lion's share of press, there's also an all-electric concept version, which is set to debut next week at...Read More»

Lancia Delta
Rumor: Chrysler To Unveil Lancia-Derived Model At NAIAS

Chrysler is in a tough spot these days: not only is the company still recovering from bankruptcy and adjusting to the habits of its new lifepartner, Fiat, but Chrysler is also struggling to bring its product development arm up to speed after sitting idle for months. To keep consumers interested...Read More»

Supermodel Elle MacPherson with Fiat 500C in London
Fiat's Special Edition 500s: Economical and Mad

Small and sporty, cute and cuddly, smart and retro. It may not look like that big of a deal, but the Fiat 500 is set to invade the US shores over the next year or so. Now you could compare that to a fight between a small boy and a towering, nasty giant, but arm this boy with a shield and a sling...Read More»

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Chrysler And Fiat Are Building An Electric Car

Chrysler board member Alfredo Altavilla has informed the press that Chrysler and Fiat are working on an electric car. Although he didn't provide specifics, Altavilla did say that the R&D process is "going very well" and that Chrysler is providing electric propulsion technology for the vehicle...Read More»

2009 Chrysler Sebring
Chrysler Sebring, Dodge Avenger Saved; Fiat 500 Sold Via Chrysler

The board of Chrysler Group met last Friday to approve the newly restructured company's five-year product plan, and although the full document won't officially be released until mid-November, a handful of the plan's details have already begun leaking out. The most recent rumors concern two of...Read More»

Giant-sized Fiat 500c
Fiat's Giant 500C: Too Big For Europe, Just Right For U.S.

Between its merger with Chrysler and the European launch of its 500C convertible, Fiat has been big news lately, but "big" isn't big enough for the company's marketing team. To drive home that point, Fiat is dragging a giant-sized, 5:1 scale model of the 500C across Europe. Obviously, it doesn't do...Read More»

Fiat 500 'So Pink'
Fiat 500 'So Pink' Is Really Freakin' Pink (And Green)

As if the Barbie-themed Fiat 500 didn't make it abundantly clear that this is a car for people who love MySpace and ponies and stickers and shopping, the Fiat 500 "So Pink" ought to do the trick. Seriously: it could not get more more girly if Strawberry Shortcake herself were driving the damn...Read More»

Supermodel Elle MacPherson with Fiat 500C in London
Supermodel Elle McPherson Loves Her...Chrysler ?!?!?

A beautiful woman and a beautiful Italian car: What's not to like? Maybe it's a little suspect if the photo in question comes courtesy of a press release from the carmaker. But, hey, we're willing to overlook that. Renowned model Elle McPherson, who lives in London, has driven a new Fiat 500...Read More»

Sergio Marchionne
Marchionne Considers Cutting Underperforming Chrysler Models

Sergio Marchionne took the reigns of Chrysler less than a month ago, and already he's showing that life at the new Chrysler/Fiat isn't going to be la dolce vita. Taking advantage of the capital and credibility that come at the start of many corporate tenures, the CEO is making some very bold...Read More»

2008 Fiat 500
Coming To America: Four Versions Of The Fiat 500

It's official: the Fiat 500--Europe's Car of the Year for 2008--is heading to the U.S., and it's bringing three of its cousins along for the ride. At the launch of the Fiat 500C last week, designer Roberto Giolito confirmed that Italy's de facto national automobile will make its American debut in...Read More»

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Video: Fiat 500C Drops Its Top

Everyone's been talking about Fiat lately, thanks to the company's recent marriage with Chrysler. But we haven't mentioned the new Fiat 500C in ages. (Well, except for that weird-ass stunt at the Frankfurt airport. Yeesh.) But now everything's better and not weird-ass at all, because we have video...Read More»

2008 Fiat 500
2011 Fiat 500 Headed to Chrysler Showrooms

The likes of the Dodge Ram pickup and Jeep Grand Cherokee will be getting a new subcompact companion on showrooms floors. Fiat, the new guiding force at Chrysler, says it will start selling its 500 hatchback in Chrysler showrooms in about 18 months. Automotive News reports that the 500 will be the...Read More»

A Fiat 500 for Barbie\'s birthday
Link Love From The Car Connection: A Real Fiat 500 For A Plastic Cougar, Citroën Plods Along, And More Euro Car Bashing

Did you know that Wednesday was named for the Anglo-Saxon god Woden, who spent his time escorting dead people to the afterworld? Those Angles and Jutes: such "up" people. The bizatch has everything now -- We're going to miss Mattel's 50th birthday party for Barbie® in Milan next week. That means...Read More»

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