FCA US has fixed the problem that paused deliveries of the Jeep Renegade and Fiat 500X. The vehicles had VINs that couldn't be recognized by some computer systems.
SRT is the latest to create a Vision Gran Turismo concept for the PlayStation 3 game. The designers call their creation the Tomahawk, and it's a single-seat, hybrid performance car that can deploy a massive amount of active aero at the rear.
Sergio Marchionne says that the next Jeep Wrangler is not fully aluminum, which might keep production in Toledo, OH. Also, the company is working with NHTSA to fully comply with the agency's requests for the upcoming public hearing.
FCA boss Sergio Marchionne says that the Jeep Renegade has a software issue that affects its powertrain, and the compact crossovers are being held from dealers until the problem is fixed.
NHTSA and the US Department of Transportation are holding a public hearing on July 2 into FCA US' response to 20 recalls from between 2013 and 2015. The Feds are also requiring the automaker to submit detailed documents about each of these campaigns by June 1.
Four FCA US assembly plants, all of the engine factories, and many transmission-building sites are staying open all summer to keep up with demand. Usually there would be a two-week summer shutdown during the year.
FCA is expanding its airbag software recall on the 2014 and 2015 Jeep Cherokee by an additional 68,593 vehicles worldwide. If crossovers experience a sudden change in angle that upset their balance, the side airbags can potentially deploy.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is fighting back after a jury awarded a "grossly excessive" settlement in the case of a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee crash.
FCA US is offering a completely free college education to all of its dealership employees through a partnership with Strayer University called Degrees@Work. The workers can earn associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees in a variety of subjects.
The Dodge Viper is getting a small voluntary recall because moisture can get into the door-handle assembles and potentially cause a short circuit in the electronic switches that control the door latches.
A jury in Georgia has awarded $150 million in damages in the case of a fire in a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee where a child died. FCA US is responsible for 99 percent of that and is still deciding whether to appeal.
FCA is partnering with Furious 7 to promote the upcoming blockbuster worldwide with ads that also show off the automaker's own models, including those from Dodge and Jeep.
FCA US is replacing the the ignition switches in 702,578 examples of the 2008-2010 Chrysler Town & Country, 2008-2010 Dodge Grand Caravan and 2009-2010 Dodge Journey. This campaign was first announced last year, but the automaker has revised the repair procedure.