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Federal prosecutors seized $292,000 funds they allege were laundered through a fake hospice center in connection to corruption scandal by UAW and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles executives.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said it will recall 494,000 medium and heavy-duty Ram pickups worldwide because of a water pump that could overheat and potentially cause a fire.
Fiat's U.S. lineup will be freshened over the next three years, including the 500 minicar.
Dodge will put the Challenger and Charger through yet another refresh cycle. The next step will be a redesign for both models onto the platform underpinning the Maserati Ghibli.
Intel said it will collaborate with Google affiliate Waymo, saying it worked with the company during the design of its compute platform to allow autonomous cars to process information in real time.
A more fuel-efficient Wrangler will debut in early 2018, with a Wrangler-based pickup to follow the next year.
After leaving FCA on a hot streak in 2015, Saad Chehab is back in the advertising game, this time as chief marketing officer for Kia Motors America. He'll have a lot on his plate.
Chrysler's thin product lineup will be bolstered — eventually — with a pair of crossovers while its only sedan will stay on its current platform for another cycle.
With three nameplates now making up Alfa Romeo's U.S. lineup, Fiat Chrysler's resurrection of the brand gets more complicated given the global decline in sedan and coupe sales.
Ram and Chevy's Silverado are in a horse race for second place in the lucrative full-size pickup segment behind the Ford F series this year.
With the exception of a few major projects for its Jeep and Ram brands, FCA has slowed some product development activities while trying to hit aggressive financial targets for 2018 that the automaker set in 2014.
Two Alfas contend for top auto prizes, no Detroit cars make list; Genesis G70 sedan; Piling on savings at Renault-Nissan; TrueCar founder's leasing venture; Ford seat-suit stunner.
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