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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.

Chrysler Recalls 10,700 SUVs Over Cruise Control and 21,000 Vans Over Corrosion Problems


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The Chrysler Group has issued two separate recall campaigns covering an estimated 31,800 vehicles. The first action concerns around 10,700 SUVs, more than half of which are said to be in dealer hands or in transit to dealers, to address a defect that may lead to unintended acceleration when using cruise-control.

Beware of this Chrysler Dude


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It's an all-too familiar scenario for those of you who have been following dash-cam stories from Russia and beyond; a pumped-up motorist drives erratically to show how badass and crazy he is before he pulls up to another car and jumps out (usually with a friend) to bash the living daylights out of the other driver just to prove his manhood or some BS like that.

Mopar Rolls Out New Accessories for Chrysler Group Cars


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Thje Chrysler Group’s Mopar brand has released a new collection accessories including leather seats and seat covers, decal kits, new door guard sills, premium carpet floor mats and a wireless charging system, among others.

Chrysler Updates Ypsilon's Range in Britain


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Offered in the UK under the Chrysler brand, the (Lancia) Ypsilon is entering a new model year that brings it in line with the rest of Europe with new entry and premium editions, added equipment on certain models, plus fresh colour choices and names.

Chrysler Starts Building 9-Speed Automatic Transmissions at Tipton Plant [w/Video]


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Chrysler started production of its new nine-speed automatic transmission at the Tipton County plant in Indiana, where up to 850 new jobs will be created by the end of 2015.

Chrysler Says it Received More than 10,000 First-Day Orders for New 200


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As a contender in one of the most popular vehicle categories in the States, the new midsize Chrysler 200 is crucial to FCA's (Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles) ambitious growth plans, and the first signs seem to be positive.