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AWD 300/Charger recall

FCA is recalling 2014-2017 Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger cars with all wheel drive, to replace their front propshaft bolts. The company discovered that some bolts may loosen over time, in reviewing warranty data. There are no related injuries or accidents, so far.

Roughly 75,000 vehicles are affected — nearly 70,000 in the US, over 5,000 in Canada, and just 347 outside North America.

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Toledo upgrades mean furloughs

The Toledo Blade reported that around 3,200 workers will be furloughed, or temporarily laid off, while the $700 million Toledo plant renovation and retooling takes place. The changeover could take up to six months, as one of two Toledo plants switches from making unibody, front-drive-based Cherokees to body-on-frame, rear-drive-based Wranglers.

After the workers are brought back, in waves (as production ramps up), the company expects to hire 700 more people. 

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Truth and fiction: Demon power rumors

There are lots of numbers being thrown around in the search for 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon horsepower and torque figures;   some outlets are insisting they have the “official” numbers. Today, we look at these rumored power numbers and whether they could be real hints of the Demon’s output, or just random numbers in marketing materials which are throwing everyone off the trail.

There are no official power numbers for the new Demon,

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Demon sends 35% more launch force to the tires

The next pieces of the puzzle which will eventually reveal the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon were rolled out this morning. This week, we are discussing the tires, gears and torque convertor of the upcoming Mopar monster – all of which work together to help the Demon put 35% more torque to the ground on launch.

We learned a few weeks back that the 2018 Challenger Demon will be fitted with 315/40R18 Nitto NT05R drag radial tires on lightweight 18X11 inch wheels.

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Could PSA-Opel go back to GM-FCA?

FCA leader Sergio Marchionne has made no bones about want to merge with the giant General Motors, now under the capable control of engineer Mary Barra after years of wandering at sea. Eventually, the FCA CEO gave up, and said FCA was making all its plans under the “no-merge” assumption.

But could the sale of GM’s European operation, Opel Vauxhall, end that? Possibly.

That assumes,

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