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  1. Mopar / FCA News
    The new Fiat 500 is only available as an electric car. That might lead us to believe that the gasoline-powered Fiat 500 is dead, but it’s all a matter of words. The new 500 (not 500e!) is electric; but the old gasoline-powered 500 will continue for the foreseeable future, according to a Fiat...
  2. Mopar / FCA News
    Dodge has just posted its fourth weekly Horsepower Challenge question, along with answer to last week’s[/URL] . One clue per day will be posted on Dodge's Twitter and Instagram accounts. The not-so-fun news includes a recall of the 2012-2013 Fiat 500, covering around 51,788 cars sold in the...
  3. Mopar / FCA News
    FCA Spending 1.1 Billion On New Fiat's and Alfa . . . No New Chrysler Or Dodge Products Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to invest almost 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) to start production of the new Alfa Romeo Tonale compact crossover and a Panda hybrid minicar at its Pomigliano plant near...
  4. Mopar / FCA News
    Fiat announced today that it will stop making the little 500, its flagship car, in North America (a move that also affects the 500e and presumably the convertible 500C). The company reported that “Current inventory of the 2019 Fiat 500 and 500e will last into 2020.” — which is no surprise given...
  5. Alfa and Maserati
    A brazilian reader has discovered the LATAM-only model traveling in the US and shared with a website specializing in Fiat (and FCA) in Brazil. No one knows the reason for the Fiat Argo being there, but it was ruled out that it would be for testing with the GSE engines. More (in...
  6. Mopar / FCA News
    The board of directors of Renault are meeting today to discuss merging into a new company with FCA and possibly Nissan, according to a recent article by Reuters . Some at Nissan strongly oppose the deal, desiring to ally with Mitsubishi but end their partnership with Renault (which involves a...
  7. Mopar / FCA News
    Two years ago, testing revealed that, under some conditions,  Ram 1500s and Jeep Grand Cherokees with VM diesel engines were shutting down their pollution controls. The programming hadn’t been approved by the EPA, resulting in an investigation and a temporary end to diesel Ram 1500 production...
  8. Alfa and Maserati
    Hey guys, I just heard from a fellow member on the 124Spider.org forums that he received an email from a Fiat USA customer rep saying that 124 Spider production has ceased. I haven’t seen an official announcement; I just googled it and nothing comes up besides the stop-sale in the UK. I just...
  9. Rumors and General Chrysler Discussion
    The possible effects of this have to be speculation, but the Commerce Department has just made a finding that allows the president to impose tariffs of up to 25% on cars imported unto the U.S., as long as he acts within a 90-day window. Though this may be posturing in hopes of reducing foreign...
  10. Mopar / FCA News
    The world debut of the next generation Ram Heavy Duty pickups was arguably the biggest news from yesterday’s opening of the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, but even without any new vehicle introductions, the other FCA Core brands have an impressive layout of vehicles. As...
  11. Mopar / FCA News
    Though it’s long been overshadowed by the Jeep Renegade, the 2019 Fiat 500X might just be the one Fiat to crack the US market, if it makes a big enough splash. Driving that optimistic statement is the brand-new 1.3 liter GSE engine, developed by Fiat Chrysler engineers from around the world...
  12. Mopar / FCA News
    Last year, Guangzhou Automobile Group created a new Trumpchi brand. Now, according to Bloomberg , FCA, Toyota, Honda, and Mitsubishi will all sell the same car under their own brands, while keeping the Guangzhou logo. China has been trying to make its air and water less toxic; its new...
  13. Mopar / FCA News
    Back in early August, We Are Mopar 3 was held at the Texas Motor Speedway in No Limits, Texas. We Are Mopar – or WAM, as it is more commonly referred to online – began just three years ago but the event has exploded in that short time, becoming one of the biggest and best all-Mopar events in the...
  14. Mopar / FCA News
    The Fiat 124 is an exciting car to drive — responsive, light, fun, and clearly engineered around the driver. In Canada, the 124 may displace the 500 as Fiat’s best-selling car — despite the presence of the Mazda Miata, which shares most of its chassis, but has a different powertrain. When...
  15. Alfa and Maserati
    This article appeared on Auto News yesterday and had been posted inside another thread. I want to post it on its own because this is an important topic that goes well beyond the discussion of production allocation: Starved of product, Fiat brand is at a crossroads The article quotes critical...
  16. Mopar / FCA News
    The 2018 Fiat 500 line is turbocharged — with every single model getting the 1.4 turbo engine, which was first available only on the Abarth. There are three trim levels — Pop, Lounge, and Abarth. The Pop and Lounge have a lighter-pressure version of the 1.4 turbo engine used the Abarth...
  17. Mopar / FCA News
    Jeep was the #1 non-luxury brand in the 2017 China Vehicle Dependability™ study, according to J.D. Power. With 1.16 issues per car, they easily beat Hyundai (1.26), Toyota (1.39), and Honda (1.43-1.45). GAC, the company FCA partners with, did not do as well outside of Jeep and Fiat; their...
  18. Mopar / FCA News
    Fiat is helping Italgas go entirely to methane-burning cars, delivering new fleet cars to the company’s locations in Turin, Rome, and Naples. Fiat 500L, US gasoline version Italgas is, appropriately, the largest national gas distributor in Italy. The company will have the first all-methane...
  19. Mopar / FCA News
    The French media are again playing up the supposed guilt of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in an investigation of automakers allegedly cheating on diesel emissions tests. A month ago Allpar.com told you here that FCA faced fines of up to 10.5 billion Euros if found guilty, including a fine of...
  20. Mopar / FCA News
    The auto industry's tidal flow toward electric vehicles is gaining speed, with most of the world's leading automakers and parts houses having announced sweeping new investment and product plans. But there is one name notable by its absence among the companies unveiling their electrification...
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