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Fiat Chrysler and PSA merger official: Here’s why it matters

Fiat Chrysler and PSA merger official: Here’s why it matters

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Groupe PSA, the European behemoth behind Peugeot, Citroen, and others, will merge it's been confirmed. The 50/50 deal will see the combined automakers become the fourth largest global OEM in terms of vehicle sales, together selling 8.7 million in 2018 alone. Combined 2018 revenues topped $187 billion.

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A huge Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot’s Groupe PSA merger could be imminent

A huge Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot’s Groupe PSA merger could be imminent

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Groupe PSA, the European behemoth behind Peugeot, Citroen, Opel, and other nameplates, could announce a merger as soon as Thursday. The automakers confirmed today that they were in talks, "aimed at creating one of the world's leading mobility Groups."

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2020 Chrysler Voyager is a budget minivan with Pacifica roots

2020 Chrysler Voyager is a budget minivan with Pacifica roots

Chrysler is rebooting a classic name, with the 2020 Chrysler Voyager promising cheaper versions of the Pacifica minivan. Set to go on sale later in the year, the new 2020 Voyager returns a nameplate to forecourts that hadn't been seen in the US since 2003.

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These two huge automakers could team to upend EVs

These two huge automakers could team to upend EVs

The electric car world could get another behemoth player, with Fiat Chrysler and the PSA Group reportedly in talks to develop a "super platform" for EVs. The collaboration, though not yet official, would see the two automakers develop an electrified platform that would be used for more cost-effective EVs.

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Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly 900,000 cars in US over emissions issue

Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly 900,000 cars in US over emissions issue

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced the voluntary recall of nearly 900,000 Fiat Chrysler vehicles located in the United States. The recall follows an in-use emissions investigation by the EPA, as well as in-use testing Fiat Chrysler conducted under EPA regulations. The recall concerns vehicles that fail to meet emissions standards, according to the agency, which will help consumers deal with the recall.

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The Tesla Model 3 just lost Consumer Reports’ recommendation

The Tesla Model 3 just lost Consumer Reports’ recommendation

Tesla and Consumer Reports' love-hate relationship looks set to take another negative spin, with the nonprofit rescinding its recommendation of the Model 3 over reliability concerns. The consumer advocacy organization gathers its reliability data from car owners, and it's Tesla drivers themselves who have apparently doused the Model 3's reputation this time.

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Waymo is adding “up to 62,000” autonomous minivans to its fleet

Waymo is adding “up to 62,000” autonomous minivans to its fleet

Waymo and Fiat Chrysler are readying a huge upgrade to the autonomous fleet, with up to 62,000 new self-driving minivans on order and the potential for driverless tech to show up in dealerships. The two companies have already worked together, with Waymo using Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans for its operations in Arizona and elsewhere.

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4.8m vehicle Fiat Chrysler recall after cruise control refuses to turn off

4.8m vehicle Fiat Chrysler recall after cruise control refuses to turn off

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is warning owners of 4.8 million vehicles in the US not to use cruise control, after discovering a flaw that could leave drivers unable to deactivate it. A recall is underway for all of the vehicles, which span FCA's Dodge, Jeep, Chrysler, and Ram lines, and include sedans, SUVs, and pickups.

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Fiat Chrysler to axe controversial diesel cars report claims

Fiat Chrysler to axe controversial diesel cars report claims

Fiat Chrysler plans to scrap diesels from its cars altogether, as the automaker aims to get ahead of ongoing negative attention around emissions scandals and more. The so-called "Dieselgate" affair focused initially on Volkswagen, which was found to be engineering its diesel engines to switch into more economical modes during emissions testing.

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Chrysler Uconnect workaround fix stops reboot bug, but it’s not perfect

Chrysler Uconnect workaround fix stops reboot bug, but it’s not perfect

Some Chrysler customers located in Northeast US and Canada have been dealing with a software issue that results in their vehicle's Uconnect infotainment system repeatedly rebooting. A recent update was blamed for the issue, which in some cases happened even if the car was off and the key wasn't in the ignition. Some users were unable to drive their vehicles due to the battery draining.

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FCA and Waymo expand partnership with “thousands” of Pacifica hybrid vans

FCA and Waymo expand partnership with “thousands” of Pacifica hybrid vans

Self-driving car company Waymo and automaker Fiat Chrysler automobiles have announced that they are expanding their partnership. The new deal will see FCA providing Waymo with thousands of Pacifica hybrid minivans. These new vans will be used as Alphabet begins to roll out its public ride-haling service later this year.

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Fiat Chrysler recalls 1M Ram pickups over airbag software error

Fiat Chrysler recalls 1M Ram pickups over airbag software error

If you drive a recent model from the Ram pickup line, you'll want to pay special attention to Fiat Chrysler's latest safety recall notice. The car maker has announced a voluntary recall program for just over 1 million vehicles that may be affected by a software error that could prevent airbags from deploying when needed. The company's recall notice posted on its website acknowledges that up to one fatality, two injuries, and two accidents may be related to this issue.

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