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Report: Alfa Romeo’s new Spider won’t be Mazda based

Recent rumors suggested that Alfa Romeo struck a deal with Mazda to cooperatively build a compact rear-wheel drive sports roadster, which would take form as the Alfa Romeo Spider and the Mazda MX-5 Miata. But according to Autobild in Germany, the new Spider will be based off of Fiat’s own new rear-wheel drive platform rather than […]

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Report: Chrysler’s 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 actually comes from Maserati

Chrysler and Maserati have an interesting past–for those of you who might recall, the Chrysler LeBaron and the badge’ineered Chrysler-Maserati TC. Though, that was quite some time ago and ironically, after those awkward years, Chrysler and Maserati are tied up again under the umbrella of Fiat S.p.A., alongside Ferrari, Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Lancia. That […]

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Report: Alfa Romeo 4C to get new headlights

If you remember a while back, when the Alfa Romeo 4C originally saw the light of day, feedback was a hit or miss for the headlight design, which varied depending on how one equipped their 4C. Now, to deal with those remarks, an Alfa Romeo spokesperson apparently confirmed to AutoCar of the UK that the 4C will […]

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Report: Details emerge on next redesigned Fiat 500, due as 2016 model

AutoExpressUK reports that Fiat is nearing the completion of the redesigned 500, which is due as a 2016 model with a debut sometime next year. According to the report, the new 500 will sport a new exterior with sportier styling and more retro cues. Additionally, it will grow in size, specifically in length and width. […]

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Report: Chrysler 200S convertible sunsets for MY2015, Avenger gets thrown under the bus

As had been discussed some time ago, the Dodge Avenger may be eating up the sales of the Dodge Dart. The IIHS top safety pick Avenger is being killed off for MY 2015 “to reduce overlapping products in dealer showroom” according to a source within the depths of the Pentastar. Additionally, the Chrysler 200S will not […]

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Report: Alfa Romeo’s new rear-wheel drive platform named “Giorgio”

AutomotiveNews reports that Alfa Romeo is beginning finally wrap up the development of its highly-anticipated rear-wheel drive platform that’s been described to turn the Italian automaker back into a brand of sport and luxury after a rough past. Alfa Romeo’s biggest move however is its return to the US market, which will be kicked off […]

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Report: Fiat 500X, Jeep Junior/Jeepster images leaked

As part of the patenting process, it is of course necessary to contain some sketch of a car’s shell, so here it is, our first glance at Fiat’s new 500X, Fiat’s idea of a crossover, and for the American palates, the Jeep . These cars will just squeeze in enough space for 4-5 occupants and […]

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Report: Jeep guns for over 1 million cars per year

In an interview, Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Jeep’s parent company, Fiat, asserted that he anticipates Jeep to sell over 1 million cars this year. Despite efforts by Jeep CEO, Mike Manley, to downplay this figure, it seems that Marchionne knows something that Manley doesn’t or he is simply attempting to suck in more investors. Manley […]

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Report: Fiat seals the deal with Chrysler, purchases remaining stake in the Auburn Hills automaker

As if the transition didn’t appear seamless already, Fiat has just purchased their remaining balance in Chrysler in order to gain full control of the US-based automaker. The deal, reached over the new year, is a result of fund raising from trading in Milan and the purchase of a 41.5% stake in a United Autoworkers […]

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Fiat reveals 2014 500 1957 Edition making it even more retro

As if the Fiat 500 isn’t retro enough, the Italian automaker sought to introduce an even more “retro” model, which pays homage to the original 1957 Fiat 500. Naturally, it’s called the Fiat 500 1957 Edition. Inspired by the original “Cinquecento,” the new edition starts off life as a Fiat 500 Lounge and can only […]

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