Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' second-quarter operating profit increased 15 per cent to USD $2.19 billion (C $2.73 billion) despite roughly flat shipments and revenue.
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."
Ford has delayed delivery of some Canadian-built GT supercars following supplier constraints and homologation testing issues as part of an extended production ramp-up.
Fiat Chrysler is recalling 1.33 million vehicles worldwide in two separate campaigns for potential fire risks and inadvertent airbag deployments. About 150,000 of those recalled vehicles are in Canada.
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.
June auto sales in Canada topped 200,000 vehicles and helped push the industry past the one-million mark through six months of the year. Ford, Honda, Nissan, Toyota and GM all posted gains.
Fiat Chrysler is once again assembling Pacifica Hybrid minivans after a problem with certain diodes in the vehicle briefly halted production for a few days, say sources with direct knowledge.
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 Automobiles Canada will soon allow customers to pre-qualify and apply for financing online, the automaker said Tuesday. It will eventually accept deposits and sell service packages online, too.
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.
Fiat Chrysler said it is recalling 297,000 older minivans in North America — 88,000 of them in Canada — because of a wiring problem that can lead to inadvertent airbag deployments.