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2014 LA Auto Show: The Fiat 500X brings some all-terrain options to the line

Fiat took some of the spotlight at the LA Auto Show to reveal their new 500X crossover based on the Fiat 500 and the Jeep Renegade. Like the Jeep Renegade it’s based on, the Fiat 500X comes with a 1.4L MultiAir turbocharged four good for 160hp and 184 lb-ft of twist . There’s also an […]

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Report: Volkswagen AG and Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles merging would be “brilliant,” says Krafcik

Remember John Krafcik? Yea, he’s the former CEO of Hyundai Motor America and is currently the President of TrueCar. And recently, in an interview with¬†Bloomberg,¬†Krafcik shared his outlook on the possible idea of the Volkswagen Group merging with Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles. And that would be utterly insane. Consider this: Volkswagen Group’s portfolio already consists of the […]

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Jeep and Ram reveal their SEMA concepts for Vegas

Following the reveal of Chrysler’s and Fiat’s concepts for SEMA, Fiat-Chrysler Automobile’s concepts from the Jeep and Ram portfolios also surfaced–and there are four. There are two concepts based on the all-new Renegade–the first is the Renegade Frostbite, featuring a two-tone blue exterior with vinyl decals, rocker guards, and a ski and snowboard roof-rack. The […]

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Chrysler and Fiat showcase their three new concepts for SEMA

The 2014 SEMA show in Las Vegas is due to happen very soon and as a result, automakers are revealing their special concepts for this year’s festivities. Here we have three new concepts from Chrysler, two based on the Fiat 500 and 500L with another on the all-new Chrysler 200. For starters, we have the […]

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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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