Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said it will recall 494,000 medium and heavy-duty Ram pickups worldwide, including 46,220 in Canada, because of a water pump that could overheat and potentially cause a fire.
Transport Canada says it has documented 12 complaints of 2013-2017 Ram 1500 and 2014-2016 Durango vehicles rolling away unexpectedly. Four low-speed collisions, two with minor injuries, were reported.
Ram dealers can now offer farmers Harvest Edition pickups the automaker says are specifically designed for the agricultural market and come in colours that match their farm equipment.
FCA Canada is recalling about 214 2017 Dodge Challengers and Dodge Chargers outfitted with 6.2-litre supercharged Hellcat engines.
FCA is recalling 7,802 Dodge Challengers in the United States and about 390 in Canada because the cars may roll after being parked. FCA will update vehicle software to help ensure the vehicles are in "park."
Despite ongoing disputes over emissions and software in Canada and the United States, FCA has started assembling diesel Ram 1500 pickups again for the first time in months, according to workers in Michigan.
Dodge Grand Caravan output will continue this fall -- but not for United States customers, according to a union official at the Canada plant where Fiat Chrysler builds the minivan, as the company races to meet a new airbag safety rule.
Three hundred 840-hp Dodge Challenger SRT Demons are headed to Canadian dealerships, but Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Canada hasn't yet said how they will be allocated.
Fiat Chrysler told its U.S. dealers this month to stock up on the Dodge Grand Caravan because production of the minivan in Ontario will go on a hiatus in mid-August and won't resume until December.
As Canada continues to investigate certain diesel-model Ram 1500 trucks and Jeep Grand Cherokees for possibly emitting excess pollution, a lawyer for FCA in the United States says new software can fix the alleged problem.
Fiat Chrysler said it is recalling more than 1.25 million Ram pickups worldwide — 216,007 of those vehicles in Canada — to address a software error linked to reports of one crash death and two injuries.
The Canadian government is closely watching a U.S. investigation into Fiat Chrysler diesel engines as it determines which next steps to take in Canada, where 39,000 vehicles are being looked at.