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    Maserati opens the doors to its Innovation Lab

    Maserati opens the doors to its Innovation Lab For the first time in its history, Maserati is opening the doors of its engineering division on Via Emilia Ovest to offer an exclusive look behind the scenes into the heart of innovation and development of the Brand. The new Dynamic Simulator...
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    Fiat Chrysler, PSA in merger talks, WSJ says

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group of France are in talks to combine, The Wall Street Journal reported. The newspaper reported that people familiar with the matter said a deal between FCA and the Peugeot parent could create a "$50 billion trans-Atlantic auto giant." An all-share merger of...
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    UAW turns to Ford after GM workers approve new contract

    UAW turns to Ford after GM workers approve new contract DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United Auto Workers union said on Friday it has chosen Ford Motor Co (F.N) as the next U.S. automaker the union will negotiate with after workers at General Motors Co (GM.N) approved a new contract deal...
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    Garrett To Launch Industry’s First Electric Turbo

    Garrett To Launch Industry’s First Electric Turbo Tech Breakthrough Points to Accelerating Global Trend for Vehicle Hybridization ROLLE, Switzerland, Oct. 17, 2019 – Garrett Motion Inc. (NYSE: GTX) is confirming its development of the world’s first “E-Turbo” for mass market passenger vehicles...
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    New battery hub at Mirafiori speeds FCA electric product plans

    New battery hub at Mirafiori speeds FCA electric product plans Preparation for new "Battery Hub" at Mirafiori complex to begin in early 2020 Batteries will be used by new generations of full electric FCA models Comau will be a partner of the initiative thanks to expertise in the assembly...
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    Easter Egg Could Hint At New Dodge Charger, Challenger By 2023

    Interesting I must say.
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    Electrification and training: the excellence of the FCA Melfi plant for the new production of Jeep® Compass for Europe

    Electrification and training: the excellence of the FCA Melfi plant for the new production of Jeep® Compass for Europe, including the Plug-in Hybrid version The electrification of the FCA range continues: the first tests on the new production line for Jeep® Compass - also including the...
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    The FCA factory in Melfi celebrates 25 years of activity with a round table event and a photographic exhibition

    On the 25th anniversary of the start of production at the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plant in Melfi, a conference and photo exhibition has been organized to celebrate the event. "Growing with industry and innovation" is the title of the round table staged in partnership by FCA and The European...
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    BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe

    Built in Leipzig, the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe will receive its world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November 2019. The newcomer has all the ingredients to fuel the enthusiasm of new, design-led customers in urban areas for BMW’s hallmark driving pleasure. It represents an appealing...
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    Ferrari GT V8 Coupé - Project F169

    Basically a Coupé version of Ferrari Portofino. It could look like a fastback.
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    Triplets are coming?

    It seems that triplets are coming. One for Alfa, Fiat and Jeep. B segment SUVs. They considered as much as five siblings. Of course all could be subject to change but from what I've heard Alfa is for sure approved project. The other two should be a second generations of Renegade and 500X...
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    Maserati announces plans for all-new models to be developed, electrified and produced in Italy

    Modena, 26 September 2019 – In line with FCA’s €5 billion investment program for Italy, Maserati announces its innovation plan for production, electrification and autonomous driving technologies. With regards to production, Maserati announces plans for its lineup of new and electrified products...
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    Nuggets of Design Wisdom Through the Eyes of Ralph Gilles - Autoline After Hours 478

    SPECIAL GUEST: Ralph Gilles, Head of Design, FCA TOPICS: 06:25 - The Future of Design: Where is it going? 10:40 - Best Automotive Design Schools 13:00 - Ralph's Favorite Vehicle Designs 19:05 - Smoothing the front end on pickups 22:27 - Retro Design 27:00 - Grille Design: What about EVs...
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    UAW calls national strike against GM, first broad strike since 1982

    The UAW Sunday morning called a nationwide strike against General Motors, set to start at midnight. It's the first national UAW strike since 1982. The action does not include Ford and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, whose UAW contracts were extended while the union tries to negotiate a deal with GM...
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    Mysterious problems disrupt delivery of 2020 Ford Explorer, Lincoln Aviator

    Ford Motor Co. is quietly shipping thousands of 2020 Ford Explorers and Lincoln Aviators by truck from its Chicago factory to its Flat Rock plant south of Detroit as workers desperately attempt to identify and fix a series of complicated problems in the much-awaited SUVs. Dealers in different...
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    The new Toyota RAV4 fails the moose test

    The behavior for the all-new Toyota RAV4 in the avoidance maneuver test (aka moose test) is so dangerous that, until Toyota corrects the error, our advise is to not buy the car.
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    The new Fiat 500X Sport, the "spearhead" of the of Italian crossover’s renewed range

    The new Fiat 500X Sport, the "spearhead" of the of Italian crossover’s renewed range Dynamism, precision, control and Italian style: these are the winning features of any athlete, and the same goes for the new Fiat 500X Sport. Dedicated for young and dynamic customers, with pronounced sporting...
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    FCA beats Ford in August?

    FCA beat Ford last month in sales. FCA sales figured August 2019 FCA (Est.) Total 215,240 Ford Total 209,953
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    FCA Selects the Cellular Connectivity Solution of Transatel (NTT Group) in Europe for its Global Connected Vehicle “Ecosystem”

    For FCA, the initiative with Transatel falls under the scope of the new global "ecosystem" for connected vehicles, announced last April, which will improve the online functions of its vehicles all over the world. The technical solution will guarantee coverage on all next-generation FCA vehicles...
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    FCA to invest 1 billion euros in Pomigliano

    This morning FCA held a meeting with Italian Unions. The following is the press release made by FIM CISL Union. It's important to note that this is a part of a 5 billion investments for Italian factories in 2019-2021 period and which was given by FCA late last year. Here is a press release...