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The PSA Group, which currently owns the Peugeot, Citroen, DS, Opel and Vauxhall brands, is open to acquiring a few more marques for its portfolio, and it has the backing of one of its biggest shareholders...

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Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Red Eye review
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Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Red Eye review

Mark Donohue, one of the bravest racing drivers of all time, once said he wouldn't regard a car as having too much power until it was capable of spinning all of its driven wheels all the time.


Ford GT drags Dodge Demon - video
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Ford GT drags Dodge Demon - video

They're both yellow, they're both American and they're both very, very fast. But the Dodge Demon and Ford GT are completely different vehicles, with completely different mission statements. Where the Ford GT is derived from racing, with a carbon-fibre tub and a twin-turbo V6 engine making 470kW and 731Nm, the Demon is a street car adapted for life on the drag strip...


Dodge Challenger, Charger: Electrified replacements coming "in the next decade"
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Dodge Challenger, Charger: Electrified replacements coming "in the next decade"

The current Dodge Challenger and Charger are old. The chassis on which they're based is 13 years old, to be precise, meaning they're proper dinosaurs in the fast-moving automotive world. They won't stay that way forever, though. Mike Manley, successor to Sergio Marchionne at the helm of Fiat Chrysler, has confirmed they'll be replaced with electrified vehicles "in the next decade"...


Fiat Chrysler to settle US diesel emissions cases for $1.1 billion
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Fiat Chrysler to settle US diesel emissions cases for $1.1 billion

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will pay out roughly US$800 million ($1.1 billion) in fines, fixes and compensation to settle claims some of its diesel engines cheated their way past emissions regulations. The company had been accused of using an emissions-testing defeat device, like the one used employed by the Volkswagen Group in its Dieselgate engines, which could detect when a car was undergoing bench-testing and alter its operation to emit a legal quantity of pollutants...


Dodge Super Charger concept launches 746kW Hellephant V8 engine
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Dodge Super Charger concept launches 746kW Hellephant V8 engine

The Dodge Super Charger concept is a heavily modified and restored 1968 Dodge Charger coupe, and is the perfect vehicle to show off Fiat Chrysler's new 'Hellephant' V8 crate engine. Not only does it have a wider track with flared fibreglass wheel arch extensions, the concept car also has a 51mm longer wheelbase, significantly reducing the car's front overhangs...


Nissan GT-R Nismo takes on Dodge Demon - video
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Nissan GT-R Nismo takes on Dodge Demon - video

Traction or power? It's an age-old debate, but a side-by-side drag race with the Nissan GT-R Nismo and Dodge Demon has brought it back to life. On paper, the drag-focused Dodge should have the Nissan absolutely licked. It makes a whopping 626kW of power and 1044Nm of torque, but the rear wheels are tasked with putting all of it to the road...


Demon v ZL1 v ZR1 track battle - video
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Demon v ZL1 v ZR1 track battle - video

Chevrolet and Dodge have had some epic muscle car battles over the years – think Corvette and Viper for example. With the Viper gone, Dodge's flagship performance models have been SRT versions of the Challenger coupe, the most potent version being the Demon. In the Chevrolet corner, meanwhile, the General Motors subsidiary has maintained its two-pronged attack with the Corvette and Camaro...


2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody manual review
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2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody manual review

Giving it stick gives it less go.


Sergio Marchionne: A brief history of his time as CEO of Fiat and Chrysler
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Sergio Marchionne: A brief history of his time as CEO of Fiat and Chrysler

Sergio Marchionne, head of Fiat since 2004 and Chrysler from 2009, has passed away aged 66 after complications arising from surgery. Known for his straight-talking style, workaholic lifestyle, and love of black wooly sweaters, Marchionne was not a noted "car guy", but his legacy includes turning around not one, but two automakers...


Former FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne passes away
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Former FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne passes away

Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler (FCA) until last weekend, has passed away after complications arising from surgery. “Unfortunately, what we feared has come to pass. Sergio Marchionne, man and friend, is gone," John Elkann, head of Exor, the holding company for the Agnelli and Elkann families, and largest shareholder in FCA, said in a statement released in the last hour...


Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne replaced suddenly due to ill health
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Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne replaced suddenly due to ill health

After an emergency board meeting Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has appointed Mike Manley, previously head of Jeep and RAM, as its acting CEO effectively immediately. In a statement overnight, the company announced with "profound sorrow that during the course of this week unexpected complications arose while Mr Marchionne was recovering from surgery and that these have worsened significantly in recent hours", and as a result the outspoken CEO "will be unable to return to work"...


2014-16 Dodge Journey, Fiat Freemont recalled
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2014-16 Dodge Journey, Fiat Freemont recalled

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a recall for the Dodge Journey and Fiat Freemont twins over concerns a faulty control module could cause the cruise control to malfunction. The manufacturer reports the software in the Power Control Module (PCM) may be faulty, which could cause the vehicle speed to lock or accelerate unexpectedly when cruise control is engaged...


2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye unveiled, range updated
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2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye unveiled, range updated

The Dodge Challenger has been updated for its 11th model year, with a new Hellcat Redeye taking parts and lessons from the limited edition Demon, and upgrades throughout the rest of the range. The new Redeye variant has a more powerful version of the 6.2-litre supercharged V8 doing service in other Hellcat models...


2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat teased again
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2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat teased again

Dodge has teased the 2019 Challenger SRT Hellcat again, this time using a cryptic video on YouTube to preview its upcoming muscle car. The video, titled RED797_62818, shows a Challenger hammering through the desert, with a heavy overlay of supercharger whine to accompany the requisite V8 rumble...


Dodge Viper to stay in retirement
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Dodge Viper to stay in retirement

The rumoured revival of the Dodge Viper has been shut down by the CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Sergio Marchionne. Speaking with media during the group's mid-term presentation for its investors, Marchionne ruled out a third-generation of the Dodge supercar, saying "it's not in the plan". "[It] didn't make money, and wouldn't work with a "cute" Euro-style engine," he added...


2018 Ram 2500, 3500 pricing and specs
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2018 Ram 2500, 3500 pricing and specs

Ateco Australia has announced a host of 2018 model year changes to the Ram 2500 and 3500 in Australia, promising better comfort and refinement from a new, locally-developed suspension tune. Behind the wheel, the changes start with a new 8.4-inch uConnect touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto...


Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat survive with a narrowed focus
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Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat survive with a narrowed focus

In the lead up to Fiat Chrysler's presentation to investors at Balocco, Italy, rumours and reports have swirled about the future of the Fiat, Dodge, and Chrysler brands. Some going so far as to suggest to death of one, but, it turns out, they'll all live on for now, each with a much narrower focus than before...


Dodge Viper to be revived in 2021 – report
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Dodge Viper to be revived in 2021 – report

The Dodge Viper went out of production nearly a year ago, but it's alleged that the company's front-engined supercar could be getting revived once again – according to a new report out of the US. While official details are few and far between at this stage, Car and Driver says "trust us: A new Viper is happening"...


Dodge Demon v Lamborghini Huracan drag race – Video
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Dodge Demon v Lamborghini Huracan drag race – Video

The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon and Lamborghini Huracan aren't natural rivals, but they do make for an interesting and entertaining straight-line duel. In a new video, DragTimes pits a Demon equipped with a race gas ECU, 100 octane fuel, race air filter and staggered tyres against a Huracan LP610-4...