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2017 J.D. Power (2014 Model Year) Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS)

2017 J.D. Power (2014 Model Year) Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS)

COSTA MESA, Calif.: 22 Feb. 2017 — While Lexus and Porsche nameplates lead the industry in vehicle dependability, owners of many high-volume vehicles are also rewarded with excellent long-term quality, according to the J.D. Power 2017 Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS), released today.The study, now in its 28th year ... Continue reading

FCA US World Class Manufacturing Academy Spreads Its Roots to Indiana

FCA US World Class Manufacturing Academy Spreads Its Roots to Indiana

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 21, 2017 -- FCA US and UAW make $2.1 million investment in two Indiana training facilities Fourth World Class Manufacturing Academy installment since 2012 FCA US has committed investments of more than $1.9 billion and added more than 4,100 new jobs to its Indiana transmission operations since ... Continue reading

2017 Chicago Auto Show Opens its Doors

2017 Chicago Auto Show Opens its Doors

THE 2017 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW READY TO OPEN ITS DOORS The Nation's Largest Auto Show Runs Feb. 11-20 CHICAGO (Feb. ... Continue reading

2017 Chicago Auto Show: 2017 Ram 1500 Copper Sport Makes First Appearance

2017 Chicago Auto Show: 2017 Ram 1500 Copper Sport Makes First Appearance

CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2017 -- Ram's Copper Sport limited edition is the first time a Ram 1500 has offered the radiant Copper Pearl color Nine-speaker Alpine® premium audio system with subwoofer 22-inch polished aluminum wheels (two-wheel drive) Production limited to 3,000 units, pricing for Ram 1500 Copper Sport starts at ... Continue reading

Ram Launches Heavy Duty Night Models at 2017 Chicago Auto Show

Ram Launches Heavy Duty Night Models at 2017 Chicago Auto Show

Ram is bringing big news – as in Heavy Duty news – to the 2017 Chicago Auto Show with new special-edition Night packages for Ram 2500 and 3500 HD pickups. The new Night editions further expand the Ram factory-custom truck family from the half-ton Ram 1500 announced in September 2016 to the brand’s three-quarter a ... Continue reading

FCA Canada Reports January 2017 Sales

FCA Canada Reports January 2017 Sales

February 1, 2017 , Windsor, Ontario - FCA Canada today reported January 2017 sales of 18,443 vehicles, an increase of 2 per cent compared with sales in January 2016 of 18,068. Retail sales represented 75 per cent of total sales, while fleet sales were 25 per cent. ... Continue reading

FCA US January 2017 U.S. Sales

FCA US January 2017 U.S. Sales

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 1, 2017 -- Ram Truck brand up 5 percent; pickup truck posts 4 percent increase Three Jeep® brand vehicles record sales increases in January; Jeep Renegade sales up 52 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee sales up 24 percent in January Fiat 500 sales up 24 percent compared with same month a year ago FC ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALLS - JANUARY 30, 2017:

NHTSA RECALLS - JANUARY 30, 2017:

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL RECAP January 23, 2017; Infiniti, Fisker, McClaren, Lexus, Scion, Pontiac, Toyota, Mazda, Subaru, Land Rover, Mercedes, Ferrari, BMW, Mitsubshi, Tesla, Ford, Nissan, Jaguar, Honda Acura, Volkswagen

NHTSA RECALL RECAP January 23, 2017; Infiniti, Fisker, McClaren, Lexus, Scion, Pontiac, Toyota, Mazda, Subaru, Land Rover, Mercedes, Ferrari, BMW, Mitsubshi, Tesla, Ford, Nissan, Jaguar, Honda Acura, Volkswagen

NHTSA RECALL RECAP January 23, 2017; Infiniti, Fisker, McClaren, Lexus, Scion, Pontiac, Toyota, Mazda, Subaru, Land Rover, Mercedes, Ferrari, BMW, Mitsubshi, Tesla, Ford, Nissan, Jaguar, Honda Acura, Volkswagen ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Jan 9-15, 2017; NAIAS, VW, Takata, Kia Stinger Praised, Chrysler Diesel OOPS

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Jan 9-15, 2017; NAIAS, VW, Takata, Kia Stinger Praised, Chrysler Diesel OOPS

* Media preview days at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit are over. Highlights include: Volkswagen’s I.D. Buzz, a small electric van based on the design of the classic Microbus; a concept large sedan from Nissan; Kia’s new rear-wheel drive sedan called Stinger; the beautiful Volvo V90 station wa ... Continue reading

FCA Response To EPA Notification Of 3.0 Diesel Wrongdoing

FCA Response To EPA Notification Of 3.0 Diesel Wrongdoing

FCA Response To EPA Notification Of 3.0 Diesel Wrongdoing ... Continue reading

EPA Notifies Fiat Chrysler of Clean Air Act Violations On 3.0 Diesel

EPA Notifies Fiat Chrysler of Clean Air Act Violations On 3.0 Diesel

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today issued a notice of violation to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. and FCA US LLC (collectively FCA) for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act for installing and failing to disclose engine management software in light-duty model year 2014, 2015 and 2016 Jeep Grand Cher ... Continue reading

New-Car Transaction Prices Reach Record High, Increasing Nearly 2 Percent Year-Over-Year in December 2016, Incentives Grow Also

New-Car Transaction Prices Reach Record High, Increasing Nearly 2 Percent Year-Over-Year in December 2016, Incentives Grow Also

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 -- The analysts at Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry, today reported the estimated average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the United States was $35,309 in December 2 ... Continue reading

2016 US FCA December and Full-Year Sales

2016 US FCA December and Full-Year Sales

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 4, 2017 -- Ram Truck brand sales increase 10 percent compared with same month last year Sales of the all-new Chrysler Pacifica up 18 percent compared with previous month of November; the minivan's best sales month of 2016 Four Jeep® brand vehicles record sales increases in December; Jeep Rene ... Continue reading

Cars.com Announces Nominees for "Best of 2017" Awards

Cars.com Announces Nominees for "Best of 2017" Awards

CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2017 -- Cars.com has announced nominees for its 2017 Best Of awards, the annual awards show the company hosts in Detroit during the North American International Auto Show. ... Continue reading

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