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Mopar Gives Sneak Peek of 2014 SEMA Show Concepts


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There will be plenty to see at next month's SEMA aftermarket show from the Chrysler Group, which has dropped some teaser photo samples of its tuned projects.

New Chrysler Town & Country Plug-in Hybrid Coming in Late 2015


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Chrysler's first big entry into the plug-in hybrid arena will be in the form of its next-generation Town & Country minivan, coming a year earlier expected, according to the company's CEO.

Marchionne to Step Down as Fiat-Chrysler CEO in 2018


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Sergio Marchionne has been “in office” since June of 2004, and that makes him the longest serving CEO of any major Euro automaker.

However, he’s just announced that he will not be occupying the position after the year 2018 when he plans to step down and try something else (other than a major company turnaround - he's apparently really into theoretical physics...).

Chrysler to Double Production of Diesel-Powered Ram 1500 Pickup Truck


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US buyers have been warming up to diesel engines lately and Chrysler is seeing that in the strong demand for its diesel-powered light-duty Ram pickup trucks.

Chrysler Trademarks "TrackHawk", Spurs Crazy Rumor for Jeep Grand Cherokee Hellcat


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Fiat-Chrysler recently registered a trademark for "Trackhawk" and according to the people over at Allpar the new designation is likely destined for Jeep.

Chrysler Recalls Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango To Fix Stalling Risk


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The recall bug may be getting to Fiat Chrysler, as the company has now pointed to almost 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs over a fuel pump issue that could lead to stalling.

Strangely Similar Sedans: Subaru Legacy vs Chrysler 200S


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When you look at the old Chrysler 200, you get a distinct urge to search for and find who signed off on its design, and then take sweet revenge for the retina scorching ugliness that they allowed.

How About That? Maserati’s V6 Engine Is Also Machined at Chrysler's Detroit Plant


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How would you feel if you learned that the Ferrari-designed V6 engine mounted on your Maserati was built by Chrysler in one of its Detroit plants? Not so good, I assume.

Fiat-Chrysler Eyes October Listing on New York Stock Exchange


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The next phase of Fiat and Chrysler's marriage is set to take place at the New York Stock Exchange on October 13, according to head Sergio Marchionne.

Scoop: 2017 Chrysler Town & Country Makes its First Appearance


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There's no replacement planned for the Dodge Grand Caravan, but Chrysler has confirmed the introduction of a new Town & Country for 2016 and these are the first photos of an early test mule.

Dodge Viper's V10 Engine Gets 5 More Horsepower for 2015 MY


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A power increase is never bad news, but when it comes to high-performance sports cars, one may expect more than just…5 horsepower. That’s what buyers of the 2015 Dodge Viper are going to get, with the 8.4-liter V10 engine to produce 645hp instead of the current output of 640 hp.

Ignition Switch Recall Hits Chrysler; Around 800,000 Jeep SUVs Affected


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Chrysler said it is recalling “an undetermined number” of older-model SUVs as part of an investigation of ignition-switch performance. The exact number of affected vehicles will be determined by the investigation, but there are approximately 792,300 Jeep SUVs targeted: 649,900 in the U.S., 28,800 in Canada, 12,800 in Mexico and 100,800 outside of the NAFTA region.

VW Group Reportedly in Merger Talks with Fiat-Chrysler; Italians Deny


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A report from the next issue of German business publication Manager Magazin that was posted online claims that the Volkswagen Group is interested in buying Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and that the two companies have already held preliminary talks, citing unnamed inside sources.

1951 Chrysler New Yorker Is the Most Unlikely Rally Car


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Ever wondered what’s it like to run a long-distance vintage car rally in a 1951 Chrysler New Yorker? Well, consider this: the car is as heavy as it is unbreakable.

Chrysler to Sell Rebadged Mitsubishi Attrage Sedan in Mexico and China


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Mitsubishi has announced it will build its global compact sedan to Chrysler’s Mexican subsidiary for sale in Mexico starting November 2014. The five-year agreement will see the car compete in the B-segment, one of the largest in the Mexican market, which represented 23 percent (250,000 units) of total vehicle sales in 2013.

Stop-Start System Now Standard on Chrysler 200 2.4 and Jeep Cherokee 3.2


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Chrysler has expanded the availability of its Engine Stop-Start (ESS) system on the Chrysler 200 fitted with the 2.4-liter Tigershark engine and the Jeep Cherokee with the 3.2-liter Pentastar V6 unit (both mated to a 9-speed automatic).

Fiat-Chrysler Says Maserati Plant Strike in Italy is "Absolutely Incomprehensible"


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"We wait until they get sleepy, waiting until they get so big they can barely move…and then we walk out of the shadows, quietly walk out of the dark…and strike!" This passage is from Maserati's 2014 Super Bowl spot named 'Strike' (see below) and ironically, it seems fitting for what's going on at the Italian firm's plant in Grugliasco - at least if you see things from Fiat-Chrysler Automobile's (FCA) perspective.

Maserati to Reportedly Increase Ghibli and Quattroporte Production by 20 Percent


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Maserati is said to consider increasing production of the Ghibli and Quattroporte by about 20 percent to meet increasing demand for the two luxury sedans.

Analysts Say FCA's Nine Brands Are too Many, Marchionne Disagrees


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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ five-year plan unveiled last month for each of its nine core brands doesn't sound realistic to financial analysts. While FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne wants to more than double vehicle sales and operating profit by 2018, analysts doubt there will be enough cash available to fund double-digit and even triple-digit volume growth at eight of the marques.

These Are the 86 Alfa Romeo Dealers who will Sell the 4C in the USA and Canada


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The Chrysler Group has made a crucial move towards the launch of Alfa Romeo in North America today by announcing the initial pool of 86 dealers who will sell the new 4C mid-engine coupe in both regular and limited edition guises in the USA and Canada later this year.