Tag: fca

Minivan (Sales) Magic to Commence Soon?

<img data-attachment-id="1660302" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear.jpg" data-orig-size="840,560" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="pacifica 35th anneversary rear" data-image-description=" FCA ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1660302 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear.jpg 840w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> There was a flurry of speculation earlier this year about a traditional people hauler, with whispering […]

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FCA Working On Turbocharged Inline-Six With Various Power Outputs

A patent filing from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has surfaced online detailing a new turbocharged inline-six engine in development. The patent, as described by Mopar Insiders, details an Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) system used by turbocharged gasoline engines from the car manufacturer. The engine is thought to be dubbed the GME-T6 (Global Medium Engine Turbo-6). According […]

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Dodge Recalls 173 Challengers And Chargers Over Wrong Wheel-Brake Combo

FCA has announced that it is recalling a number of 2019 Dodge Challenger and Charger vehicles. That’s because an incompatible front wheel and brake package was installed, which may allow the front tire to contact the steering knuckle causing tire damage. More specifically, Dodge accidentally put the wrong front wheels onto 173 Dodge Challengers and […]

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More Evidence of a New Engine for Future Jeeps, Rams

A yet-to-be-revealed engine that’s kept the rumor mill in Mopar circles churning continues to make its possible presence known. It’s an engine supposedly tapped for a new line of Fiat Chrysler products, and might find a home in existing vehicles, too. It’s an engine that comes to the table with (arguably) the sexiest cylinder layout […]

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Sustainability: Manley and Alfa Romeo Think Small

<img data-attachment-id="1618984" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/L1370643-e1522256953877.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,2000" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"4","credit":"","camera":"LEICA SL (Typ 601)","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1521278810","copyright":"","focal_length":"90","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.0125","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="L1370643" data-image-description=" Alfa Romeo ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/L1370643-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/L1370643-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1618984 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/L1370643-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″> As we told you last week, the Alfa Romeo brand’s near-term future contains far less excitement than initially thought. In Fiat Chrysler’s third-quarter earnings report, the automaker revealed a severely pared-down […]

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Brand Cull? Tavares Claims PSA-FCA Merger Won’t Lead to Bloodbath

<img data-attachment-id="1694902" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,750" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="FCA HQ Fiat Chrysler headquarters fca headquarters FCA sign offices auburn hills" data-image-description=" Daniel J. Macy/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1694902 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> There may still be a chance […]

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2020 Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Announced at SEMA

While this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) event was laden with utilities and pickups, American manufacturers have not forgotten models riding closer to the ground. Dodge presented the latest incarnation of its Mopar Dodge Challenger “Drag Pak” — presumably spelled poorly due to the existence of Ford’s Drag Pack cars. Unlike most vehicles at SEMA, it’s […]

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Fiat Chrysler’s Bigland Withdraws Lawsuit, but Only Temporarily

Reid Bigland, head of U.S. sales for Fiat Chrysler and chief of the mighty Ram brand, has withdrawn a lawsuit against his employer in the hopes of gaining whistleblower protection. The top FCA executive filed the suit in June after the automaker allegedly made him take the financial fall for dodgy sales practices that preceded […]

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White House Wary Of FCA-PSA Deal Due To China’sDongfeng Involvement

President Trump’s administration wants to carefully look over Fiat Chrysler’s planned merger deal with the PSA Group, according to White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow. “We will obviously look at it very, very carefully,” said Kudlow in a Bloomberg interview. He then added that “the president has not commented on the deal,” while also stating […]

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FCA Wants To Quit Europe’s Minicar Segment Altogether

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles intends to give up on Europe’s minicar segment altogether due to increasing development costs and tougher emissions regulations. According to FCA CEO Mike Manley, the automaker wants to shift Fiat’s minicar customer to the B-segment (sub-compact), which means that the Panda and possibly even the trendy yet retro-styled 500 could be ditched […]

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PSA Group Seen As The Buyer In Merger Of Equals With Fiat Chrysler

It’s been a day since Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group announced their 50-50 merger, leaving enough time for markets to react and figure out who the real buyer is. FCA’s shares jumped in value by 10 percent following the official announcement, while PSA’s shares dropped by about the same amount, which is the typical […]

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Earnings Report Shows Fiat Chrysler Giving Alfa Romeo All the Attention It Deserves – Which Apparently Isn’t Much

<img data-attachment-id="1688792" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/2019-Alfa-Romeo-Stelvio-Quadrifoglio-badge.jpg" data-orig-size="6000,4000" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.8","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1563732313","copyright":"\u00a9 Chris Tonn christonn.com","focal_length":"200","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.025","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio badge" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/2019-Alfa-Romeo-Stelvio-Quadrifoglio-badge-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/2019-Alfa-Romeo-Stelvio-Quadrifoglio-badge-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1688792 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/2019-Alfa-Romeo-Stelvio-Quadrifoglio-badge-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio badge” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/2019-Alfa-Romeo-Stelvio-Quadrifoglio-badge-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/2019-Alfa-Romeo-Stelvio-Quadrifoglio-badge-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/2019-Alfa-Romeo-Stelvio-Quadrifoglio-badge-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/2019-Alfa-Romeo-Stelvio-Quadrifoglio-badge-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/2019-Alfa-Romeo-Stelvio-Quadrifoglio-badge-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Sports car […]

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QOTD: Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram-Dream Fodder?

<img data-attachment-id="1583304" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,800" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Citroen C4 Cactus" data-image-description=" Citroen C4 Cactus ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1583304 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr-610×407.jpg” alt=”Citroen C4 Cactus, Image: PSA Group” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/576579-lfpxk0qxis-whr.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> As you learned yesterday, Fiat Chrysler and France’s Groupe PSA […]

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Fiat Chrysler and PSA Confirm Merger Deal

<img data-attachment-id="1694902" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,750" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="FCA HQ Fiat Chrysler headquarters fca headquarters FCA sign offices auburn hills" data-image-description=" Daniel J. Macy/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1694902″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Groupe PSA both […]

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Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot deal good news but must not affect jobs in Italy: Italian minister

FILE PHOTO – Stefano Patuanelli arrives at Quirinale Presidential Palace, before being sworn in as Italy’s minister of economic development, in Rome, Italy September 5, 2019. REUTERS/Ciro de Luca ROME (Reuters) – A planned merger between Italy’s Fiat Chrysler (FCHA.MI) (FCA) and French Peugeot owner PSA (PEUP.PA) is good news provided it does not affect […]

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