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Fiat 500 and 500e axed in North America: Here’s why

Fiat 500 and 500e axed in North America: Here’s why

Fiat is saying goodbye to its urban runaround, the Fiat 500 and its all-electric 500e sibling, in North America, confirming that it will discontinue production of the cars. The move will trim Fiat's range in the US and Canada down to just three models.

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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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Fiat Concept Centoventi taps modularity to make an affordable EV

Fiat Concept Centoventi taps modularity to make an affordable EV

You can't accuse Fiat of having mild ambitions with the Fiat Concept Centoventi. The new concept EV made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2019 this week along with a considerable boast from the automaker: that it represents a coming wave of affordable, democratizing electric mobility options unlike anything on the market today.

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Refreshed 2019 Fiat 500X crossover lands this summer with 70 new safety and security features

Refreshed 2019 Fiat 500X crossover lands this summer with 70 new safety and security features

Fiat has unveiled the new 2019 500X for the North American Market, and the company is aiming the ride at those on a budget wanting a safe crossover. The 2019 500X gets an all-new 1.3L direct-injection turbo engine with 177hp and 210 lb-ft of torque. Fiat fits that four with engine start-stop tech and MultiAir III valve actuation for fuel economy and reduced emissions.

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FCA pegs reinvention on electrification: 10 new BEVs by 2022

FCA pegs reinvention on electrification: 10 new BEVs by 2022

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles may have inked a deal on autonomous cars with Waymo, but it's looking to electrification and a Tesla Roadster-rivaling Maserati halo car to coax profit out of a predicted tough few years ahead. The automaker plans ten new fully battery-electric vehicles, six of which will be spread across its Fiat and Maserati brands, and four in its China joint venture, launching by 2022.

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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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Fiat 500 AWD 350hp racer is wickedly adorable

Fiat 500 AWD 350hp racer is wickedly adorable

The Fiat 500 even in Abarth form isn’t exactly a massive performer but a tuning firm out of Italy called Giannini has whipped up a fiat 500 that is a beast. The car is called the 350 GP4 and it gets the name form the 350hp the engine makes. That power goes to all four wheels.

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FCA faces huge fines over Jeep and Dodge emissions cheating

FCA faces huge fines over Jeep and Dodge emissions cheating

Fiat Chrysler faces potentially millions in penalties, after being accused by the EPA of installing emissions cheating devices in more than 100,000 Dodge and Jeep vehicles. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) informed FCA today that certain models of its Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs and Dodge Ram 1500 trucks violated the Clean Air Act, by virtue of the automaker having installed - and failing to disclose - engine management software that may have presented unrealistic emissions results under test conditions. Meanwhile, the agency is still investigating whether FCA also used illegal hardware in the vehicles.

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Fiat Chrysler and Google team up to integrate Android Nougat with Uconnect

Fiat Chrysler and Google team up to integrate Android Nougat with Uconnect

Fiat Chrysler and Google are showing us the next step for Android in automobiles today. What began with a infotainment-centered version of Android has evolved into full-blown Android Nougat integration with one of FCA's cars. FCA and Google will be demonstrating this new integration this week at CES 2017.

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Alphabet Waymo gets 100 self-driving Chrysler Pacifica Hybrids

Alphabet Waymo gets 100 self-driving Chrysler Pacifica Hybrids

Reports of the death of Google's self-driving ambitions are quite exaggerated. Well, technically speaking, there is no more Google self-driving car project. Instead, there is Waymo and it's now a company of its own under Alphabet's umbrella brand. And as if to prove that this "separate from Google" company means business, partner Fiat Chrysler has revealed the formation of a 100-strong fleet of Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans that have been modified for testing on proving grounds in Michigan, Arizona, and California.

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