Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne dies suddenly

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Sergio Marchionne, the man who engineered a historic merger between Fiat and Chrysler to rescue the Detroit automaker from financial collapse, died Wednesday in Switzerland. On Saturday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles quickly replaced him as CEO with Mike Manley, who most recently. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and ENGIE EPS to create e-Mobility JV

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FCA), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., —Mike Manley, CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. FCA Italy S.p.A. and ENGIE EPS, an Italian technology player in energy storage and e-mobility, have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at creating a Joint Venture to become a leader in the European e-Mobility landscape.

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Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer to Renault after Nissan balks

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A potential merger between Fiat Chrysler and Renault, which would have involved Japanese partners Nissan and Mitsubishi, is off the table. Fiat Chrysler withdrew the offer after Nissan, Renault's larger but junior partner withheld its support. Renault France Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA A report in trade journal Automotive News (subscription required), noted that Nissan representatives.

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Mileage or money? Fiat Chrysler pays for missing fuel economy targets

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That's the course Fiat Chrysler took for. Corporate Average Fuel Economy Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA It turns out there's more than one way for automakers to meet fuel-economy targets. One is to develop and sell more fuel-efficient cars and trucks. The other—as demonstrated over the years by quite a few automakers—is to pay fuel economy fines to the U.S. Treasury as a course of doing business.

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, IVECO and ENGIE collaborating to promote natural gas in Europe starting from Belgium

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), IVECO (a brand of CNH Industrial) and ENGIE (Global Energy Player) are broadly collaborating to promote natural gas vehicles and infrastructure in Europe. This collaboration is in line with the implementation of the DAFI Directive (Directive 2014/94 - Deployment of Alternative Fuels Infrastructures), with a particular focus on certain countries and regions, starting from Wallonia, Belgium.

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid plug-in minivan: 33 miles of range, 84 MPGe EPA ratings

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The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid has a somewhat deceptive—or perhaps incomplete—name. It is also the first mass-market plug-in vehicle sold by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in all 50 states of the U.S. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA It is in fact a plug-in hybrid, making it the first minivan equipped with that type of powertrain to go into production.

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Fiat Chrysler seeks Hyundai partnership for hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles

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Fiat Chrysler is looking to partner with Hyundai to develop hydrogen fuel-cell technology, its CEO Sergio Marchionne revealed on Saturday. hydrogen Sergio Marchionne Partnership hydrogen fuel cell Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA The revelation came after a presentation on Alfa Romeo's planned return to Formula 1 racing, held at the Alfa Romeo Museum in Arese, Italy. “There is the potential of a technical partnership with Hyundai.

Chrysler to reveal new electric car at CES, possibly a minivan: report

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So Fiat Chrysler Automobiles needs a new all-electric vehicle to comply with California zero-emission vehicle rules, despite its CEO's frequent complaints that. Future Cars CES plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA The Fiat 500e electric minicar is aging, and with the introduction of the 238-mile Chevrolet Bolt EV this month, the three-door hatchback's 84 miles of range becomes woefully uncompetitive.

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica fuel economy review

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They say you never really forget how to ride a bike, but if you're Chrysler, you may temporarily forget how to build a minivan. Its last generation of Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans were, frankly, subpar. Fuel Economy Third-Row Seats Seven-seater SUV Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA That's just what happened for the company that invented the multi-purpose vehicle more than 30 years ago.

'Most' Of Fiat Chrysler's U.S. Vehicles Will Be Hybrid By 2025, CEO Says

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will soon launch a hybrid version of the Chrysler Town & Country minivan as part of a redesign of that model that will be unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in January. Future Cars Sergio Marchionne Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA While it's the sole FCA hybrid in recent memory to be named specifically, it will apparently be just one of many new hybrid models from the.

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Fiat-Chrysler chief Sergio Marchionne doesn't think electric cars, Tesla are viable

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While many automakers commit to an all-electric future through various sources of electrification, one remains skeptical of the business model: Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles. Sergio Marchionne plug-in cars Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA The question of electric cars and their profitability remains a major factor as automakers and brands move to electrify vehicle portfolios.

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New Chrysler Minivan Might Get Electric All-Wheel Drive: CEO

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Chrysler wants to offer all-wheel drive as an option for its next-generation Town & Country minivan, but there's a catch. all-wheel drive Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars AWD Sergio Marchionne Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA Carmakers typically turn to electrification for increased fuel efficiency, but it can have other benefits as well. In some cases, it may even help maximize interior space in vehicle where that is an important selling point.

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A New Reason Electric Cars Make Chrysler's Marchionne Nervous

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) CEO Sergio Marchionne isn't very interested in electric cars. And though FCA just launched the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica plug-in hybrid. Sergio Marchionne plug-in cars Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA When his company launched the battery-electric Fiat 500e, Marchionne was quick to point out that it was only doing so to comply with California's zero-emission vehicle mandate.

Chrysler Portal concept: all-electric minivan for CES offers some self-driving

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It was widely rumored that Chrysler would reveal an all-electric minivan at this week's Consumer Electronics Show—and now we have the details. But the Chrysler Portal concept that will debut at CES won't be showing up at your local dealer any time soon. Far from it, in fact: the Portal is Fiat Chrysler's idea of a future in which we'll. concept Autonomous cars CES Consumer Electronics Show self-driving cars Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles joining BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye in developing global autonomous driving platform; Level 4/5 by 2021

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BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye signed a memorandum of understanding with the intention for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to be the first automaker to join them in developing a world-leading, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform for global deployment.

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Fiat Group Automobiles, Chrysler Group International and GAC Group to Produce Jeep vehicles in China for Chinese market

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Fiat Group Automobiles S.p.A., Chrysler Group International LLC and Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., GAC Group) have reached an agreement to expand the joint venture partnership. Under the agreement, the joint venture, GAC Fiat, will begin localized production of three new Jeep vehicles for the Chinese market, expanding the portfolio of Jeep sport-utility vehicles (SUV) currently available to Chinese consumers as imports.

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Fiat Chrysler CTO: Fuel Cells Are The Future, Batteries Are Not

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Several companies have expressed enthusiasm about battery-electric cars, but Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) isn't one of them. Green Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell plug-in carsSix years after killing its pre-bankruptcy ENVI project that showed a variety of plug-in concept cars, FCA still doesn't offer any mainstream plug-in models. Its only production electric car is the Fiat 500e, and FCA CEO.

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Diesel Has An Endpoint, Says Fiat Chrysler's Marchionne

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So far, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) CEO Sergio Marchionne has been on the more optimistic side. Sergio Marchionne Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Volkswagen diesel scandalThe ongoing Volkswagen emissions scandal has many analysts, pundits, and automotive executives pondering the future of diesel in the U.S. He believes the Volkswagen scandal is merely a matter of corporate indiscretion, and that the public won't.

Fiat Chrysler to end diesel engines in cars by 2022 (but not trucks): report

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Fiat Chrysler will abandon the use of diesel engines in all its passenger vehicles by 2022, according to a report Sunday. Diesel Europe emissions EPA EU Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) FCADemand for diesel versions of passenger cars in Europe is waning and car makers face extraordinarily high costs to get diesel engines to comply with emission limits in real-world use. FCA is expected to announce the move in a.

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French prosecutors to investigate Fiat Chrysler for 'aggravated cheating' on diesel emissions

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles continues to be dogged by allegations that it cheated on various diesel-emissions tests. Europe emissions lawsuit France Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA In the U.S., the company faces two lawsuits alleging that diesel vehicles use "defeat device" software to circumvent emissions tests in a similar manner to Volkswagen's cheating TDI vehicles. In January, the EPA said FCA had failed to.

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VW Joins Chrysler With 'Dirtiest Tailpipe' After Diesel Scandal Revealed

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emissions Union of Concerned Scientists Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Volkswagen diesel scandalThe Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) releases a semi-regular report card on automakers, ranking each by the amount of carbon emissions produced by their vehicles. During the last round of its Automaker Rankings, Volkswagen tied for third place, behind winner Hyundai/Kia and second-place Honda. But after the revelation that Volkswagen installed.

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SUVs so hot that Dodge Dart, Chrysler 200 may never return

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Earlier this year, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles updated its five-year plan, with the Italian-American carmaker focusing more heavily on trucks and SUVs. Two casualties of this truck fever were the Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200 sedans. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne previously said the company would attempt to outsource manufacturing of these models to.

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Fiat Chrysler to electrify more vehicles as diesels fall out of favor

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Chrysler, however, was by far the most pessimistic. Sergio Marchionne plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA Among the Detroit Three automakers, General Motors has a quarter of a century of electric-car experience, from the legendary EV1 to the 238-mile Chevrolet Bolt EV. Ford launched hybrids in 2004, before any other maker, but its battery-electric efforts thus far have been strictly compliance cars.

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Fiat Group Automobiles S.p.A., Chrysler Group International LLC and GAC Group sign framework agreement to expand cooperation in China

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Fiat Group Automobiles S.p.A., Chrysler Group International LLC. and Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., After Fiat, the next brand planned to be localized by the GAC Fiat JV will be Chrysler Group’s Jeep brand (production in China for Chinese market only). GAC Fiat Automobiles Co., GAC Fiat ), incorporated on March 9, 2010, is jointly invested by Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., GAC) and Fiat Group Automobiles S.p.A.

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Chrysler Upgrades Pentastar V-6 For Fuel Efficiency; Lack Of Direct Injection A Hint Of Future EPA Rules?

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For the 2016 model year, Chrysler has extensively re-engineered its Pentastar V-6 engine, a mainstay powerplant in the light trucks that comprise the. emissions EPA diesel particulate filter (DPF) V-6 Pentastar Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA Automotive engineers are very good at incremental improvements to existing technologies, and that skill will be much tested in meeting increasingly stiff fuel-economy rules between now and 2025.

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Chrysler Throws In Towel On Sedans: 200, Dart To Die For SUVs, Trucks

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is the only U.S. The biggest shocker of the day was the company's announcement that it would kill off its two newest sedans, the Chrysler 200 and. Sergio Marchionne Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) FCAmaker to release five-year business plans to the media--and offer updates when things change. That's just what it did yesterday, when it updated its plan for 2014 through 2018.

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Next-generation Fiat 500e electric car arrives for Europe in 2020

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced plans to build up to 80,000 copies of a new electric Fiat 500 at the company's Mirafiori, Italy, factory starting in 2020. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA The company's chief operating officer for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, Pietro Gorlier, told Reuters earlier this month that the new 500 will be a dedicated electric car.

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Chrysler Conundrum: Truck Sales Mean Buying Emission-Credits From Tesla, Toyota, Honda

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When it comes to fuel efficiency, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is among the lowest of all U.S. emissions EPA Fuel Economy Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA automakers. The company was at the bottom of the most recent Union of Concerned Scientists emissions rankings for carmakers. It tied for "dirtiest tailpipe" with Volkswagen, which was demoted after it was revealed that "defeat device" software in its.

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Fiat Chrysler Spends $40 Million On Natural-Gas Parts Truck Conversions

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recently unveiled a fleet of natural-gas vehicles, but they won't be sold to consumers. Trucks natural gas CNG fleet Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA That's because they're semi trucks, used to deliver parts to assembly plants from FCA suppliers and component-manufacturing facilities. The company is investing $40 million to convert 179 trucks operating throughout the Detroit area to.

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Fiat Chrysler to offer 4-cylinder turbo four to boost fuel economy

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And Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has dropped hints that it would launch a new 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine since as far back as 2013. turbocharged Fuel Economy Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA You'd expect an engine named Hurricane to be fairly powerful. Now it appears that engine is getting closer to production—and could boast nearly 300 horsepower. DON'T MISS: Jeep Wrangler Diesel To Come Well.

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Fiat Chrysler is last Detroit maker to convert cars to use E15

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) recently approved E15 fuel for use in all of its 2016 models, making it the last of the Detroit Three automakers to do so. Biofuels ethanol alternative fuel vehicles e15 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA Corn growers and policymakers eager to blend greater amounts of ethanol into U.S. gasoline supplies may have just achieved a significant goal.

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Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid recalled for stalling, fire risk

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 10,021 Chrysler plug-in hybrid vans for an issue that could result in a stall, or possibly the increased risk of a vehicle fire. In the vehicles affected—2017 and 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid models with production dates of August 16, 2016 through August 7, 2018—the gasoline engine might not.

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Fiat Chrysler lays groundwork to build electrified Jeep models

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billion investment in manufacturing in Michigan announced Tuesday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will put some big plans in motion to electrify its entire future Jeep lineup. With a $4.5 That is likely to include a new Jeep Grand Cherokee plug-in hybrid, based on an all-new Grand Cherokee planned to debut in early 2021, although FCA would not confirm.

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Fiat Chrysler and Italian grid operator Terna partner on V2G trials

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The CEO and General Manager of Terna, Luigi Ferraris, and the Chief Operating Officer of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in EMEA, Pietro Gorlier, signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the joint trialing of sustainable mobility services and technologies such as Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G).

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Settlement pays Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ram 1500 diesel owners up to $3,075

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In a settlement between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the EPA, owners of Jeep and Ram trucks with the EcoDiesel V-6 engine can claim up to $3,075. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Diesel emissions lawsuitThe $307.5 million settlement, initially announced in January, was approved by a federal judge on Friday. Owners have until February 3, 2021 to file claims for the settlement money at.

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Fiat Chrysler appoints Chief Technical Compliance Officer

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles appointed Mark Chernoby as the Group’s new Chief Technical Compliance Officer. This newly created role will assume responsibility for overseeing all regulatory compliance programs in FCA’s four operating regions, both in terms of safety and emissions, including CAFE compliance in the US. The move is effective immediately. The speed of introduction of new standards in all of our operating regions has made the creation of this role a necessity.

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles make big changes to leasing department

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has announced the appointments of Robert English to the role of National Corporate and Leasing Manager and Mike Miles. Fleet news Fiat Fleet

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FCA sued over emissions of 2007-2012 Dodge Ram diesel pickups with Cummins engines

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and engine supplier Cummins are the latest companies to be accused of hiding excess diesel-exhaust emissions. emissions heavy duty lawsuit cummins Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA A class-action lawsuit filed against the two companies Monday accuses them of conspiring to conceal illegally-high levels of emissions in Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 diesel pickup trucks manufactured between.

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Mercedes-Benz EQC, VW ID 3, FCA emissions boost Tesla: Today's Car News

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Details emerged of Fiat Chrysler's deal with Tesla to share emissions credits. self-driving cars Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Android Auto BMW iNext Volkswagen IDElectric cars are starting to roll out from German automakers. Volkswagen gave a name to its new electric hatchback, and started taking orders. And Mercedes-Benz rolled the first electric EQC SUV off its assembly line in Germany. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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CA dealer offers Fiat 500e electric car at $49 a month, $0 down in Black Friday weekend deal

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While Fiat Chrysler Automobiles refuses to say how many electric Fiat 500e cars it's sold over the past several years, there are likely more than many people think. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) lease price compliance car Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA We know the number is at least 7,000 from recall notices, for instance. And FCA is continuing with aggressive efforts to sell the little electric three-door hatchback. DON'T MISS.

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Underestimating electric cars was a mistake (in China), says FCA's Marchionne

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has large challenges, even nine years after it was formed when the Italian company Fiat took over the bankrupt U.S. maker Chrysler. China Plug-In Hybrids Sergio Marchionne plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) FCAWhile its Jeep and Ram truck brands are doing well, it sells only three passenger cars in North America above the subcompact category, all of them 10 to 15 years old. Its CEO, Sergio.

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2017 Ram, Jeep diesels should be certified by EPA shortly, company says

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Fiat Chrysler may have a plan to address EPA complaints regarding software in its 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6, according to comments by CEO Sergio Marchionne. The EPA announced earlier this month that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles had failed to disclose disclose eight separate software routines that affect the engine's emissions, each of which is a. Sergio Marchionne EcoDiesel Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Ram 1500 EcoDiesel FCA

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Fiat Chrysler submits offer for Renault merger, could jump-start electric car development

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles proposed a merger Monday with French automaker Renault that would result in one of the world's largest automakers by volume and create one of the most diverse. The wide-ranging, multi-billion-dollar bid was submitted Monday by FCA after a furious weekend of negotiations that may have started off as an exploration of loose

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