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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...

Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group sign binding merger agreement to form $67 billion company

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and the PSA Group have signed a definitive merger agreement. The two companies say they will, in time, generate two-thirds of its sales from just two platforms: one for compact cars, and one for compact and mid-size models. Each platform is expected to generate around three million sales per year globally...

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Chrysler 300 SRT Pacer limited edition arrives in Australian showrooms 

The Chrysler 300 SRT Pacer edition may not be the Dodge Charger that diehard V8 fans are waiting for, but this is the next best thing. Chrysler has put the finishing touches on a limited run of 50 examples of the 300 SRT Pacer edition to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Valiant Pacer...

Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot merger could be signed before Christmas - reports

The next step in the proposed US$50 billion ($73.5 billion) merger of Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and the PSA Group could be complete by the end of 2019. According to internal emails seen by Reuters and Automotive News, the PSA Group and FCA have formed multiple working groups to come up with a legally-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the merger...