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Fiat 500 1957 Edition pays homage to 57 years of the 500

Fiat 500 1957 Edition pays homage to 57 years of the 500

Fiat has announced a new limited production version of its classic 500 compact car. The 2014 Fiat 500 "1957 Edition" has been officially unveiled. The 1957 Edition is intended to celebrate 57 years of Fiat's 500 automobile. The special 1957 Edition will have unique interior and exterior design elements.

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Chrysler recalls 1.2 million Ram trucks over steering problem

Chrysler recalls 1.2 million Ram trucks over steering problem

Chrysler is the latest auto maker to issue a recall of select models, this one concerning a hefty 1.2 million trucks that could suffer from a loss of steering. The models are compromised of mostly 2003 - 2008 Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 trucks, with the rest being composed of nearer 2008 through 2012 2500/3500/4500/5500 models and Ram 1500 4x4 Mega Cab 2008 models.

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Jeep recall over fire hazard being delayed for reasons unknown

Jeep recall over fire hazard being delayed for reasons unknown

Earlier this year, Chrysler agreed to recall over a million Jeeps due to a fire hazard that has, to date, claimed a few dozen lives. Such a recall came after the auto maker originally rejected a recall proposal by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, having stated at that time that the pegged vehicles were "safe and not defective." For reasons unknown, the recall has not taken place despite several months having passed.

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2013 Fiat 500 Cattiva unveiled with “devilish” design ahead of public debut

2013 Fiat 500 Cattiva unveiled with “devilish” design ahead of public debut

Chrysler has introduce a new 2013 Fiat 500 model, the Cattiva, which stands for "naughty but cool" in Italian. The name describes the auto maker's direction with the car's design, which it calls "devilish" and says has a "blacked-out" look. The car will also be available in a Turbo model, with both it and the non-Turbo edition making their debut later this week in California followed by arrival in showrooms.

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Chrysler recalls nearly half a million vehicles over head restraint issue

Chrysler recalls nearly half a million vehicles over head restraint issue

Chrysler recalled a handful of different vehicles totaling almost 500,000 vehicles due to an active head restraint issue that could cause it to not work properly due to a potentially faulty microcontroller. The head rests are meant to move forward during a car accident, but the issue could prevent that from happening as it should.

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Chrysler recalls 2.7 million Jeep Grand Cherokees and Libertys after initial refusal

Chrysler recalls 2.7 million Jeep Grand Cherokees and Libertys after initial refusal

On June 4, Chrysler caught public attention by refusing to recall 2.7 million Jeep Grand Cherokees and Jeep Libertys after the NHTSA requested the auto maker issue a recall over potential fires in rear-end collisions. Chrysler refused, stating that the NHTSA's conclusions were "based on an incomplete analysis" of the information. The manufacturer was given until today to make a decision, and rather than face possible court time and bad PR, it had elected to recall the Jeeps.

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Chrysler rejects NHTSA recall proposal for 2.7 million Jeeps

Chrysler rejects NHTSA recall proposal for 2.7 million Jeeps

Pull up a chair, folks, because it's about to get good. After receiving a letter from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recommending that Chrysler recall some 2.7 million Jeep models, the car maker has come forward to say that they do "not agree with NHTSA’s conclusions," noting that "the subject vehicles are safe and are not defective."

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Chrysler invests more into Toledo plant to increase 9-speed production

Chrysler invests more into Toledo plant to increase 9-speed production

Chrysler will be making another investment into its Toledo Machining Plant in order to increase production capacity for its torque-converters for its 9-speed automatic transmissions. It will invest $19.6 million into the Ohio-based plant in order to produce more converters for the 9-speed transmissions, which are set to make their appearance with Chrysler's 2014 Jeep Cherokee.

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Chrysler will take substantial loss on every Fiat 500e sold, says CEO

Chrysler will take substantial loss on every Fiat 500e sold, says CEO

Chrysler's CEO Sergio Marchionne stated yesterday in a speech that the manufacturer will lose approximately $10,000 for every Fiat 500 electric vehicle it sells, something he used to demonstrate that electric motors are not - at least presently - the solution to government-mandated fuel regulations. He discussed his concerns regarding present regulation efforts and the reality of EVs.

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Chrysler rolls out 6 recalls over warning lights, fuel problems, and more

Chrysler rolls out 6 recalls over warning lights, fuel problems, and more

Chrysler may have just achieved a new record, but it isn't one any manufacturer wants: 6 recalls in one day. The surprising number of recalls are over a wide spectrum of issues covering many thousands of vehicles, with problems including issues with fuel lines, airbag warning lights that aren't supposed to be on, problems with brakes, and more.

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Danger Dodge: Put 2013 Challenger in park warns Chrysler

Danger Dodge: Put 2013 Challenger in park warns Chrysler

Chrysler has warned owners of 2013 Dodge Challenger models running V6 engines to park up their cars and avoid driving them, after a potential fire hazard that has already caused multiple incidents forced a recall. Seven accidents are currently known about, where the wire harness in 2013 model year cars with the V6 power plant can overheat; however, Chrysler says it is unaware of any injuries as a result, and almost half of the affected Challengers haven't even been sold yet.

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2014 Jeep Cherokee leaks, squints back at us

2014 Jeep Cherokee leaks, squints back at us

We've already seen what the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee looks like, as well as its SRT brethren, but we have yet to hear anything on the regular 2014 Cherokee, until now. A selection of photos have leaked that show the 2014 Cherokee in its birthplace. We even get a glimpse of the interior, but there sadly don't seem to be any photos of the rear of the new vehicle just yet.

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