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New Ford Bronco Doesn’t Worry Jeep and Chevrolet

Jeep and Chevrolet aren't too worried about the Ford Bronco coming back to the market. Apparently. Speaking with Muscle Cars & Trucks, representatives from both FCA and Chevrolet didn't seem too nervous about the return of the Ford Bronco in the rugged utility vehicle segment. Scheduled for next...

Growth Plans For FCA’s Alfa Romeo Brand Cut Significantly

Alfa Romeo Tonale
What was once a plan for the rebirth of the Alfa Romeo brand has evolved into a strategy for survival and sustainability. Of all the storied brands in the history of the automobile, one of our favorites is Alfa Romeo. A simple glance at a...

FCA, PSA to Ink Deal as Early as Next Month

The planned merger to join forces between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Groupe PSA could be done by December according to some reports. Earlier this week, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Peugeot Société Autonome shared their plans about joining forces in what would become the 4th largest...

FCA, PSA Merger Plans Confirmed

FCA and Groupe PSA join forces to become the world’s 4th largest automaker. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Peugeot Société Autonome have announced plans to create a new group, which would become the 4th largest global automotive manufacturer in terms of annual unit sales. The yet-unnamed...

Dodge Grand Caravan to be Replaced by Chrysler Voyager in 2020

Dodge Grand Caravan
Reports suggest Dodge is planning to replace its popular Grand Caravan with a new minivan from Chrysler. The Chrysler Voyager will debut in 2020 and FCA is apparently hoping to transition buyers to the new Chrysler nameplate and remove the all-popular Dodge Grand Caravan from...

FCA plans to build 80,000 Fiat 500 EVs yearly with new investment

FCA, first robot installation for the new 500BEV line at Mirafiori with Alberto Cirio, Chiara Appendino, Pietro Gorlier, Claudio Palomba, Luigi Galante
FCA made a €700 million investment in a new assembly line for the Fiat 500 BEV where the annual capacity will reach 80,000 units. The Mirafiori plant in Turin, Italy is celebrating its 80th birthday this year. The manufacturing facility, owned by Fiat Chrysler (FCA),...

FCA calls on ZF for its electrified future

ZF New 8-Speed Automatic Transmission (8HP)
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles inked a deal with ZF for the latest generation of 8-speed automatic transmissions from the German manufacturing company. FCA and the equipment manufacturer ZF have agreed on the terms of an agreement that would lead to the integration of a new eight-speed...

Lee Iacocca Passes Away Aged 94

Lee Iacocca, former Chairman of the Chrysler Corporation 1978
One of the most influential figures in the automotive has passed away. Lee Iacocca was best known for fathering the Ford Mustang and saving Chrysler. Of the many icons in the automotive world, few others have left a mark that is very visible some 55...

Dodge Demon Discontinued And There Will Never Be Another One

Dodge Demon discontinued
FCA has confirmed that its Dodge Challenger Demon has been discontinued... Permanently. According to FCA's Head of Passenger Cars in North America Tim Kuniskis, the Dodge Demon is one and done. Speaking with Muscle Cars & Trucks, Kuniskis says the move is in part designed...

The Chrysler Pacifica’s And Its Windsor On. Plant’s Future Hanging In The Balance

2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
With the Dodge Grand Caravan’s current generation coming to an end, FCA needs to work out its minivan strategy soon for the Chrysler Pacifica’s and its builders’ sake. The Dodge Caravan started a segment and although the minivan category is losing ground and market share,...