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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles puts brakes on proposed merger with Renault, blames French government
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles puts brakes on proposed merger with Renault, blames French government

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' proposed merger with French automaker Renault quickly came to a halt Wednesday. FCA said after its second day of negotiations with Renault that it would withdraw its merger offer that would have made a combined company the world's third-largest automaker. Renault said...Read More»

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FCA adds 1.6M vehicles to Takata airbag recall

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Thursday added 1.6 million more vehicles to the recall of defective Takata airbag inflators. FCA said this is the fourth and final phase of scheduled recalls for the faulty inflators. In the latest round of recalls, FCA will replace the passenger side airbag inflators...Read More»

2018 Jeep Renegade
13,000 Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, and Fiat vehicles recalled over stall risk

A defective voltage regulator buried in the engine computer in 13,000 2017-2019 model year vehicles built by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) may cause them to stall or not start. FCA, which makes the wide range of recalled crossover SUVs, coupes, sedans, and pickup trucks, said last week that it...Read More»

2019 Jeep Cherokee
154,000 Dodge, Jeep crossover SUVs and minivans recalled over brake issue

An improperly manufactured brake system prompted Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Thursday to recall about 154,000 minivans and crossover SUVs in order to replace their brake fluid. The recall affects two Jeeps and two Dodges built in the spring of 2018: the 2018-2019 Dodge Grand Caravan, 2018 Dodge...Read More»

Sergio Marchionne
Sergio Marchionne, who merged Fiat and Chrysler, dies at 66

Sergio Marchionne, the man credited with saving post-bankruptcy Chrysler by merging the Detroit automaker with Italian-giant Fiat, died Wednesday. He was 66. Marchionned died after "unexpected complications" during shoulder surgery in Switzerland. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced Saturday that...Read More»

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Long-term plans for Jeep, Alfa Romeo, Maserati hinge on tech-heavy future

Nearly 15 years after Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne took the reins of the global automaker, the only consistent force within the company has been change. On Friday, Marchionne and other FCA executives outlined a broad plan to focus heavily on worldwide sales of Jeep, Alfa Romeo...Read More»

Waymo self-driving prototype
Self-service? Waymo’s self-driving cars head to AutoNation for fleet maintenance

Waymo’s self-driving Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans may soon drive themselves to AutoNation when they need servicing. The largest auto dealer in the U.S. inked a multi-year service deal with Google's spinoff to maintain its self-driving test fleet, in a move that represents a potential...Read More»

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk
Fiat Chrysler says nobody's trying to buy its brands

Despite consistent rumors swirling around a potential sale of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the Italian-American automaker says that it doesn’t have any offers to consider at the moment. That’s the official word from CEO Sergio Marchionne, who spoke to the media while attending the Formula...Read More»

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FCA joins BMW's self-driving car development group

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and BMW are teaming up to develop a platform for fully autonomous vehicles with the intent of using it in production vehicles by 2021, according to a joint statement by both companies. FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne, a longtime proponent of efficiency through mergers and...Read More»

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Fiat Chrysler, Volkswagen, other companies investigated for diesel fraud in France

Earlier this month, Fiat Chrysler warned investors that it was facing a Dieselgate-esque crisis of its own, both in the U.S. and in Europe. Now, we have a few more details about the issue, and we've learned that FCA isn't the only automaker being scrutinized by regulators across the pond. Here in...Read More»

2016 Dodge Journey
2015-16 Dodge Journey, Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town & Country recalled: 37,000 affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 37,000 Dodge Journey, Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town & Country, and Ram ProMaster vehicles from the 2015 and 2016 model years. According to the automaker, some of those vehicles may have a problem with their transmission pumps. The issue has...Read More»

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee gets a software update to stop rollaways

In April of this year, following an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recalled more than 1.1 million vehicles to address a problem with their shifters. For some of those vehicles--namely, the Jeep Grand Cherokee--we now know that the fix...Read More»

2016 Ram 1500
2016 Jeep Cherokee, Ram 1500 recalled for transmission problems

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling select Jeep Cherokee SUVs and Ram 1500 pickup trucks from the 2016 model year. According to the automaker, the recall stems from a potential problem with those vehicles' transmissions. Specifically, FCA says that the half-shafts on the Cherokee and the Ram...Read More»

2010 Jeep Wrangler
2007-2016 Jeep Wrangler recalled for airbag problem: 506,000 vehicles affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 500,000 Jeep Wrangler SUVs from the 2007 to 2016 model year. According to FCA, some of those vehicles may have developed problems with their airbag systems that could prevent the devices from deploying during collisions. ALSO SEE: GM to compensate...Read More»

2017 Fiat 124 Spider
Fiat 124 Spider keeps the Viagra jokes coming because Italians

To the people who create car commercials, horsepower and technology aren't always strong selling points. They're wonky, factual, bullet-pointy things that might persuade someone who's paused to pore over a newspaper ad, but in a 30-second TV spot? Boring. That's why commercials--the best ones...Read More»

2016 Dodge Journey
2009-2016 Dodge Journey recalled for steering problems

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling nearly 200,000 Dodge Journey vehicles from the 2009 to 2016 model years. According to the automaker, some of those vehicles may experience problems with their power steering fluid lines, which could make the crossovers harder to steer. ALSO SEE: 2017 Honda...Read More»

2017 Chrysler Pacifica
Rumor: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica to feature Google's autonomous tech, details may come today

Last week, we reported on rumors that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Google were preparing to announce a strategic partnership. Rather than carrying out a merger, as FCA had wanted to do with General Motors (and Ford, and Volkswagen), we suspected that FCA might want to install some of Google's...Read More»

Sergio Marchionne
Rumor: FCA puts the moves on Google

Industries are built on strategic partnerships. The right collaboration can do wonders for a bottom line. The wrong collaboration? Well, remember AOL Time Warner? Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has been searching for the perfect partner for more than a year. He's been shot down by...Read More»

Sergio Marchionne
Fiat Chrysler still feels the urge to merge (but does anyone else?)

Last summer, the auto world was buzzing over Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne and his vigorous attempts to pair FCA with another automaker--namely, General Motors. Fall and winter seem to have cooled Marchionne's passions, but apparently, spring has sprung, and the urge to merge is strong once...Read More»

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