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Report: The Jeep Renegade to be a platform for development for FCA

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is working overtime to make sure all of their brands have a platform for long-term stability and the next generation of automobiles. They’re putting for so much of an effort that the 2015 Jeep Renegade will actually serve as a test mule and platform for development for future vehicles of all of […]

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Report: Volkswagen AG eyeing Fiat for acquisition

Volkswagen AG is clearly becoming an automotive monopoly and is otherwise a sure-footed way of saying the Germans have essentially taken over the world by way of the automobile. As of this post, the German People’s Car owns Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, SEAT, Skoda, and Volkswagen as well as Ducati, and several commercial vehicle […]

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Report: Fiat tries to justify poor J.D. Power IQS score

Fiat isn’t exactly known for stellar build quality and reliability and is the main reason why the Italian automaker disappeared from the US market a while back. Now that Fiat’s back, according to the most recent 2014 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, Fiat still hasn’t exactly improved. When the study was released, Fiat was dead […]

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Video: Check out Fiat’s new TV ad campaign…no it’s not from 4chan

Fiat is embarking on an entirely new TV ad campaign for its latest 500 models and after watching them, they may appear to have been lifted from the depths of the Internet, like 4chan or Reddit. But truth be told, these are new and official commercials from the Italian automaker. The ads started off as […]

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Fiat announces product updates for 2015 500 Abarth, comes with opt. auto

Fiat announced some minor product changes for its 2015 500 Abarth, which receives the option of a six-speed automatic for the 1.4L MultiAir Turbo four-banger good for 157hp and 183 lb-ft of torque. Before, only a six-speed manual was available. Because of the new auto box, there’s been a slight boost in torque as well […]

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Fiat’s board of directors approve merger with Chrysler

Fiat and Chrysler’s board of directors recently approved both entities of its merger contract so that both companies have officially joined forces to create Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The plan is to provide a more concise structure for internal affairs, including how each other will be financially involved. Despite the approval by the board, the plan […]

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Report: Maserati benefiting from strong sales, increases production of Ghibli and Quattroporte

Maserati seems to have hit a wave of success with its new generation of cars as the Trident marque is reportedly increasing production of its new Ghibli and Quattroporte sedans. This is a pretty big first for the automaker considering its spotty and lackadaisical past in success. Though, this could also be attributed to parental […]

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Report: Next-generation Jeep Wrangler could get aluminum body

It seems that aluminum is seriously gaining popularity as LeftLaneNews reports that Chrysler may be jumping on the bandwagon with the new Jeep Wrangler. Following Fiat/Chrysler CEO’s major plan announcements, Marchionne also hinted at the possibility of the Jeep Wrangler receiving an aluminum body to help reduce weight. According to the report, Sergio was quoted for […]

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Dodge announces new plan for SRT, Dart, Challenger, and Charger

Concluding most of Chrysler/Fiat’s announcements from yesterday would be plans for Dodge. According to the recent announcements yesterday, Dodge’s CEO, Tim Kuniskis said that we should expect the SRT brand to be dropped from the Chrysler lineup to better consolidate the SRT name under Dodge. This could also mean that Jeep could be losing its […]

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Report: Ferrari to maintain exclusivity, new models every year, less of them too

Ferrari is also included in these major news bits from Chrysler and Fiat, with CEO Sergio Marchionne sharing some plans for the Prancing Horse, which involves new models. According to the announcements, Ferrari will launch a new car every year between now and 2018. The models will have a production lifetime of only four years. […]

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