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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles makes big gains on the bottom line in Q2, improving net profit by 69 percent to 333 million euros. NAFTA numbers more than doubled.

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4x4 Dyno Allows For Year-Round Extreme Weather Testing

The FCA Tech Center's new 4x4 dyno allows engineers to perform year-round extreme weather testing.

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NHTSA is closing an investigation into 4.7 million power modules in FCA vehicles and found no need for a recall in them.

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Uconnect Update For 1.4 Million Vehicles Fixes Software Vulnerabilities

Carjacking has gone wireless, as automakers and Congress scramble for a solution.

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Sergio Marchionne sees cooperation with the UAW as a key to a future merger with General Motors. In the deal, Marchionne could potentially take advantage of the 8.7 percent of GM stock that's owned by the union's health care trust.

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FCA US is recalling 1.4 million vehicles in the US to send the owners a software upgrade to prevent potential hacks. The issue stems from the weakness recently discovered in the Uconnect system in a Jeep Cherokee.

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Ferrari has filed the necessary paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission to launch the company's IPO later in the year. The documents don't set a specific timeframe for the offering or price for the shares.

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The 2011-2015 Dodge Journey and Fiat Freemont are covered under a recall to secure their engine covers from getting loose. The campaign covers 349,731 of the crossovers worldwide. The loose parts under the hood can be a fire hazard if they get too hot.

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Apple is bolstering its automotive expertise, bringing in former FCA quality executive Doug Betts as part of its operations team.

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FCA is rumored to be considering selling off parts supplier Magneti Marelli, possibly for around $3.3 billion. Such a deal likely wouldn't come until after the Ferrari IPO, though.

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FCA US is adding 88,000 examples of the 2008-2010 Dodge Challenger to the Takata inflator recall. The company recently conducted an audit of its affected vehicles and discovered that these coupes also needed the repair for the driver's side.

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Fiat Chrysler Automotive Sergio Marchionne told reporters at the Toronto Global Forum that the Ferrari IPO could come within days.

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Automakers are looking for retroactive emissions credits from the EPA for using stop/start, LED lights, and other tech already added to vehicles.

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NHTSA could hand out significant fines or even make Fiat Chrysler buy back unrepaired vehicles as part of company's mishandling of recall proceedings.

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FCA is recalling 164,000 Jeep Cherokees with power liftgates to shield the controls. It's possible for moisture to get into the area and cause a short circuit. The automaker discovered the problem while investigating a fire in one of the SUVs.

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Goldman Sachs and UBS have allegedly been retained by GM and FCA, respectively, as the latter continues its attempts to effect a merger.

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Senior executives at both Toyota and Ford have been quoted as rejecting the idea of merging with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, despite Sergio Marchionne's repeated calls for consolidation.

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While the chances of a merger with GM might not be completely dead, FCA boss Sergio Marchionne is still considering many other options for a merger.

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A former managing director of Fiat Chrysler Australia is accused of misappropriating the equivalent of $23.1 million. He bought yachts, held lavish Christmas parties, and supported friends' businesses.

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If you're planning on buying Ferrari stocks, don't plan on getting them before Columbus Day, as the parent FCA has pushed the IPO off until after October 12.

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Updated versions of the FCA Owner apps from Mopar offer an increased array of functions to help the driver of any Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Jeep, Fiat or Alfa Romeo.

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