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2016 Chrysler New Cars

CarAdvice has been told there will be no changes or additions to the Chrysler model range in 2016, as the brand updated its only model – the 300 – in 2015.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Australia outlines improved customer care plans

The local arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has detailed new plans to improve the way it handles enquiries and complaints across its stable of brands. The announcement follows reports that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) had earlier this year launched an investigation into the company’s customer care strategy...

Fiat Chrysler reveals upgraded 3.6-litre Pentastar V6, Jeep Grand Cherokee first recipient

Fiat Chrysler has revealed an upgraded Pentastar V6 engine, which will debut later this year in the US under the bonnet of the revised Jeep Grand Cherokee. For the updated 3.6-litre motor, the company has added a new intake manifold with longer runners, increased the compression ratio to 11.3:1 from 10...

FCA chief Marchionne revives GM merger talks: "Mediocrity", hugs and the vitality of Jeep

Never one to mince words, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) CEO Sergio Marchionne has again spoken of the need for his company’s board to consider a merger with General Motors - by something approximating “force” if necessary...

2017 Chrysler Grand Voyager will feature hands-free rear doors, tailgate - report

The next-generation Chrysler Grand Voyager will reportedly feature motion sensors under the rear doors and tailgate that will allow the driver to operate these doors hands-free. According to Automotive News, the Chrysler's next-gen people mover will not only feature hands-free rear door and tailgate operation, but also USB ports for each of its three rows of seating...

2015 Chrysler 300 SRT pricing and specifications

Chrysler Australia has this week taken the wraps off the 2015 Chrysler 300 SRT. The Chrysler 300 SRT is a special car, not only because of its mammoth 6.4-litre V8, or its bellowing exhaust note, but because Australia is the first and currently only market to have the model on sale...

2015 Chrysler 300 pricing and specifications

The updated 2015 Chrysler 300 rear-wheel-drive sedan has rolled into town, sporting a host of changes wrapped in that signature bold, muscular body design. The launch Chrysler 300 range comprises a rationalised range of variants — the 300C priced at $49,000 plus on-road costs (up $2500) and the 300C Luxury at $54,000 (up $3000)...

Kirk Kerkorian, billionaire auto investor, dies at age 98

Kirk Kerkorian, the billionaire businessman who tried several times to buy a big American automaker, died on Monday, US time, at the age of 98 after a short illness. In 1995, with the backing of colourful former Chrysler chief Lee Iacocca, Kerkorian used his shareholding in the smallest of the Big Three American automakers and attempted a takeover, which was ultimately repelled...

Fiat Chrysler boss mulling plan B after GM rejection, might court activist investors - report

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chief Sergio Marchionne is reportedly considering his next move after an overture, earlier this year, to General Motors for a merger was rejected. Sources have told Bloomberg that Marchionne is considering alternate options after being privately and publicly rejected by the General...

New Chrysler 300, Jeep Grand Cherokee and other models delayed

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is delaying the all-new or redesigned versions of some of its most iconic vehicles, such as the Chrysler 300 and Jeep Grand Cherokee as the company moves to shift its resources elsewhere. Sources have informed Reuters that the Italian-American car maker is delaying work on some of its North American-made models as it concentrates on its upcoming relaunch of Alfa Romeo, which is set to get a brand new range of rear-wheel drive vehicles...

Fiat Chrysler boss asked GM for a merger, was rebuffed - report

Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler, reportedly asked his counterpart at General Motors, Mary Barra, about the possibility of merger earlier this year, but was turned down. A report in The New York Times claims that in March of this year, Marchionne sent Barra an email requesting a meeting to talk about a potential merger between the two automakers...