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Fiat-Chrysler and Peugeot-Citroën groups set for European approval – report

A high-profile merger between FCA (Fiat-Chrysler) and PSA (Peugeot-Citroën) is reportedly set for approval by the European Commission. News outlet Reuters reported earlier this week that sources close to the matter confirmed the approval was imminent...

Hey Charger! 1972 Valiant Charger E49 ‘Big Tank’ for sale: $400,000

A 1972 Valiant Charger E49 ‘Big Tank’ has been listed for sale at close to $400,000. The $395,000 asking price isn’t a match for the record sums paid for Holden and Ford muscle cars, but it is one of the highest for a Valiant from the same era. Although not in immaculate condition, it is one of only a handful original examples remaining, say representatives for Australian Muscle Car Sales...

2007-2012 Dodge Nitro, 2008-2010 Chrysler Grand Voyager recalled due for airbag cover fix

Fiat Chrysler Australia has issued a recall of 5464 examples of the 2007-2012 Dodge Nitro and the 2008-2010 Chrysler Grand Voyager, due to a loose airbag emblem. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says the loose airbag emblem may "become a projectile and propel towards the vehicle occupants causing serious injury"...

Road-testing the Turo car-hire app, and a Dodge Challenger

It seems a little flippant to talk about international travel right at the moment, given all that is going on in the world. But the following story comes from a time, late last year in fact, when we could travel. We decided to put it together for you, to give you something to think about when you can travel again...

Chrysler 300 SRT stripped back to one model, gets price rise

The Chrysler 300 SRT sports sedan has been reduced to one full-time model and has come in for a price rise to $77,450 plus on-road costs, which equates to more than $80,000 drive-away. The Chrysler 300 V6 ($59,950 plus on-road costs) and the basic Chrysler 300 SRT Core ($65,950 plus on-road costs) are now only available as a “customer forward order only”, according to a bulletin sent to dealers earlier this month...

Chrysler 300 SRT Pacer sold out, sort of

The Chrysler 300 SRT Pacer limited edition has officially sold out, according to internal records – even though about a dozen examples remain in dealer stock, some with discounted price tags. All examples have been reported to Chrysler Australia as sold, according to internal dealer stock searches...

Stellantis: Merger of Fiat-Chrysler and Peugeot groups announce new name

Stellantis will be the new name of the fourth biggest car company in the world, after conglomerates FCA and PSA merge to form one giant car manufacturing group. Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is the umbrella group name for Fiat, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram, Dodge, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, and Maserati. Peugeot Group (PSA) is the owner of Peugeot, Citroen, DS, Opel, and Vauxhall...

Fiat Chrysler's Google-based Uconnect 5 infotainment: Over-the-air updates, wireless Android/Apple connection

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has revealed the design and features of its new Uconnect 5 infotainment system. As revealed last year, Uconnect 5 is based on the Android mobile operating system. The underlying hardware now includes 6GB of memory, up to 64GB of flash storage, and a faster processor said to make the whole system five times faster than today's iteration...

Chrysler Airflow Vision concept debuts at CES 2020

Chrysler has resurrected its Airflow name with a new concept car, the Chrysler Airflow Vision, making its debut this week at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The original Airflow was an aerodynamic sedan introduced to the US market in the 1930s, but the 2020 take is an athletic, sculptural premium crossover vehicle with distinctive looks and a strong focus on user experience...

Ghosn outlines 'conspiracy', admits to working on alliance with FCA

In a two-and-a-half-hour press conference in Beirut, Lebanon, Carlos Ghosn, the former CEO of Renault and Nissan, has given a full-throated defence against the charges he was facing in Japan. Starting with an hour-long monologue to a packed conference room, Ghosn said he was detained in an "inhumane system of hostage justice" with a 99...

First FCA model to use compact Peugeot platform could be Alfa Romeo SUV

The Alfa Romeo Tonale compact crossover could be built on the same platform as the Peugeot 208, thanks to the recently-signed merger between Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot Citroen.  According to Automotive News Europe, the first Fiat Chrysler model based on the CMP chassis used in the new-generation Peugeot 208 city hatchback could be a small Alfa Romeo crossover...