The next Dodge Charger will ride on the same platform as the upcoming Alfa Romeo Giulia and has looks that resemble this 1999 concept car, according to Fiat Chrysler dealers in Las Vegas invited to see the car at a closed event on Monday. Also, there’s a convertible on the way called the Barracuda, too! »
Hot on the heels of promising Alfa Romeo will get a new sports car, a new pony, a new anything please god help this struggling lineup of dull cars, Fiat Chrysler states that Alfa Romeo will get an SUV in 2016. »
After a team of white hat hackers exploited a vulnerability through a Jeep Cherokee’s UConnect system that allowed them to remotely seize control of the car, Fiat Chrysler announced a 1.4-million vehicle recall and a vow to fix the problem. That’s good, seeing as how they knew about the problem for 18 months before… »
Fiat Chrysler has recently drawn the ire of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over “a litany of failures” with millions of vehicle recalls, including older Jeeps linked to fatal fires. According to a Wall Street Journal report, we now know Fiat Chrysler will face penalties from the feds to the tune of… »
The feds have been publicly flogging Fiat Chrysler over the botched handling of some 11 million recalled vehicles. NHTSA could impose fines up to $700 million on the automaker, so it’s no surprise that Fiat Chrysler and its CEO are starting to play nice with the government agency.
During Chrysler’s bankruptcy in 2009, some dealers were forced to shut down. Now they want to be back in business, but Fiat-Chrysler claims the stores would be too much competition, and the Supreme Court has refused to hear the case between the embattled dealers in Ohio and Michigan and their corporate overlords.
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You know what must be a fun place to work? Fiat Chrysler Australia. Free cars for celebrities, wild parties in Rio and New Orleans, a yacht, and sweet deals for companies owned by executives — all on the company’s dime. Until the bosses in America found out, anyway. »
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is none-to-pleased about Fiat Chrysler’s handling of some 20 recalls affecting over 10 million vehicles, and it’s holding a public hearing on July 2 to aid in the investigation of how the automaker has handled the recalls. In short, NHTSA is pissed and now it’s taking… »