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2017 Fiat 124 Spider Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2017 Fiat 124 Spider Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2017 Fiat 124 Spider High sun and fun factor Fiat disappeared from U.S. shores back in 1983 and made its return in 2009 with the 2-door Cinquecento, the 500. Now adding to the coupes, cabrios and small crossovers sold here by Fiat, the sporty, Italian flair of Fiat has emerged again with the new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider. T ... Continue reading

2017 Fiat 500X CUV Review By John Heilig

2017 Fiat 500X CUV Review By John Heilig

The 500X is a sister vehicle to the Jeep Renegade. It is two feet longer than the base 500, and the same length as the 500L The X’s 101-inch wheelbase is 10 inches longer than the base 500. REVIEWED MODEL: 2017 Fiat 500X ENGINE: 2.4-liter I-4 TRANSMISSION: 9-speed automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 160 hp @ 5,500 rpm/184 l ... Continue reading

FCA US Auto Sales September 2017

FCA US Auto Sales September 2017

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 3, 2017 -- FCA US retail sales up year over year in September, compared with same month a year ago Jeep brand and Ram Truck brand retail sales up year over year Jeep® Compass sales up 75 percent; best sales month ever Jeep Renegade, Chrysler Pacifica, Ram ProMaster and Ram ProMaster City each ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicles - Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles - Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles, growing EV hype is not only strange and unsettling but good for Big Oil and very dangerous for America. Big Power has aligned itself with Big Oil to take American eyes off of a quick, easy and very doable solution to rid the United States' of its addiction to both foreign and domestic oil based fuels ... Continue reading

The FCA Breakdown on Advanced Braking Technology

The FCA Breakdown on Advanced Braking Technology

alert drivers are better able to avoid collisions than those who are unready. Now imagine how such preparedness might translate to a vehicle. ... Continue reading

2017 Car Review - 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth Review By John Heilig

2017 Car Review - 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth Review By John Heilig

But Fiat is back, and their latest venture into sports cars is the 124 Spider. Now, I remember a Fiat 124 from “back in the day.” It was a 2+2 open-top sporty car and it was the first car I ever earned a perfect score in during a rally. Sadly, my navigator never actually registered us, so we missed out on a great p ... Continue reading

Chrysler Brand Teams Up With National PTA: "Cars 4 Classrooms"

Chrysler Brand Teams Up With National PTA: "Cars 4 Classrooms"

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 18, 2017 -- The Chrysler brand is a new Proud National Sponsor of National PTA The brand's "Cars 4 Classrooms" fundraising program will feature test drives in the all-new Chrysler Pacifica and Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, beginning this month The Chrysler brand announced today that it has become ... Continue reading

Green Cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2017 From Green Car Guide.UK

Green Cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2017 From Green Car Guide.UK

Electric cars were the big news at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show ... Continue reading

FIAT Brand Introduces New 500X Urbana Edition

FIAT Brand Introduces New 500X Urbana Edition

500X Urbana Edition starts at $24,195 U.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) 500X Urbana Edition will be available in FIAT studios this fall Italian-designed, fun-to-drive 2017 Fiat 500X lineup starts at $19,995 U.S. MSRP and is available in three models – Pop, Trekking and Lounge The FIAT brand announced ... Continue reading

FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) US AUTO SALES AUGUST 2017 - Down 11%

FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) US AUTO SALES AUGUST 2017 - Down 11%

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 1, 2017 -- Jeep® Compass and Jeep Renegade record their best August sales ever Jeep Grand Cherokee posts best August sales since 2000 Dodge Challenger records best August sales ever Ram ProMaster and Ram ProMaster City vans each post their best August sales ever A 23 percent year-over-year d ... Continue reading

2017 Fiat 124 Spider - Topless In Chicago Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Fiat 124 Spider - Topless In Chicago Review By Larry Nutson

There’s only one way that the Fiat 124 Spider should be driven. And that is with the top down! ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 14-20, 2017; FSBO-FCA?; Ford Looks At Future; GT40 Godfather Lunn Dies; Honda Recall; FCA Joins Autonomous Group

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 14-20, 2017; FSBO-FCA?; Ford Looks At Future; GT40 Godfather Lunn Dies; Honda Recall; FCA Joins Autonomous Group

TACH's "take" on this past week's automotive news in easily "catch up" nuggets, or put these stories in context by searching the past 25 year's millions of (Indexed By Google) pages of automotive news ... Continue reading

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to Join BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye in Developing Autonomous Driving Platform

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to Join BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye in Developing Autonomous Driving Platform

BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with the intention for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to be the first automaker to join them in developing a world leading, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform for global deployment. ... Continue reading

2016 Fiat 500X with 2017 Updates Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2016 Fiat 500X with 2017 Updates Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

Style and fun in a small crossover with a very Italian personality. DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS Fiat’s American lineup keeps expanding. The 500, “Cinquecento” in Italian, was a good beginning, but small three-door hatchbacks are a tough sell here, even with cheeky Italian style and available convertible ... Continue reading

Cars.com Study Determines Most Popular Models and States for New Convertible Buyers

Cars.com Study Determines Most Popular Models and States for New Convertible Buyers

CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2017 --With peak convertible season upon us, Cars.com dug into the data to determine the current state of the ragtop. ... Continue reading

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