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Jeep Confirms 2020 Renegade Plug-In Hybrid

Fiat Chrysler has confirmed plans to produce a plug-in hybrid variant of the 2020 Jeep Renegade. The company's Melfi, Italy assembly plant is already preparing to produce the electrified Jeep.  The plug-in variant of the Renegade will be produced alongside the gasoline version and the Fiat 500x inside the Italian assembly plant. FCA says pre-production of the hybrid will begin…

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Midsize Ram Pickup to be Built at Jeep Plant

Ram's upcoming midsize truck will reportedly be produced at Fiat Chrysler's Toledo, Ohio assembly plant. The same plant is currently retooling to produce the upcoming Jeep Wrangler based pickup truck, suggesting the Ram will be body-on-frame.  Automotive News reports that Toledo production confirms the new Ram model will not utilize a Fiat unibody chassis, which was suggested within the rumor mill.…

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Will There be a Jeep Grand Wagoneer Trackhawk?

We've been hearing about the Jeep Grand Wagoneer for awhile now. Nonetheless, FCA swears it will hit the market by 2022 and new, leaked documents suggest Jeep may deploy a 719 horsepower Trackhawk version.  Road & Track has stumbled upon an internal document from transmission maker ZF that shows several future models. Among the list is the Jeep Grand Wagoneer, which…

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First Drive: 2019 Ram 1500 Closes the Gap
2019 Ram 1500 First Drive

At the launch of the 2019 Ram 1500, FCA brass christened the new truck with a mission: overtake the Chevrolet Silverado. If RAM were ever to close the roughly 85,000-unit sales gap, the time may be now or never. In terms of product execution itself, however, the new Ram 1500 has already zeroed in on its target. The showdown descends…

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2019 Ram 1500 Faces Delays

Two key iterations of the redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 are facing delayed approvals from the EPA. The delays are beginning to cost the new truck sales, putting it at risk of not achieving its goal of overtaking the Chevrolet Silverado in sales this year.  Right now there are only two versions of the 2019 Ram 1500 on the market. Trucks…

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Jeep Shows off Refreshed Renegade

After four years on the marketplace, the Jeep Renegade is finally getting some kind of a makeover. The company is showing off a refreshed Renegade this week at the Turin Auto Show in Italy.  Basically the Jeep version of the Fiat 500x, it is actually somewhat fitting the refreshed Renegade is bowing in Italy. Oddly, Jeep is not offering any…

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Chrysler May Hang Around as a Mobility Brand

Last week Fiat Chrysler Automobiles spilled its guts with its new five-year plan. While rumors suggested the company may announce the minimization or elimination of the Chrysler brand, that didn't happen. Instead, there was simply no mention of Dodge or Chrysler at the event. Despite the silence, neither brand is apparently dying. A new report from AutoCar suggests the Chrysler name will…

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FCA Proposes 2022 Ram Lineup

In his final hurrah, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne revealed the company’s new five-year plan. Much like the first five-year plan the executive rolled out in 2014, this one is laced with quite a few future product details, including confirmation of an upcoming midsize Ram pickup truck.  The Ram brand, along with Alfa Romeo, Jeep and Maserati are expected to…

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FCA Announces Proposed 2022 Jeep Lineup

In his final hurrah, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne revealed the company's new five-year plan. Much like the first five-year plan the executive rolled out in 2014, this one is laced with quite a few future product details. The Jeep brand is also in the spotlight of this plan.  While Jeep's future product plans are juicy (and we'll get…

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Dodge Viper Making a Second Comeback?

The Dodge Viper has already died twice, but it may not be dead and gone for good. A new report suggests the snake may return again, but the rumor mill isn't exactly lining up just yet.  Car And Driver broke the story that Dodge's parent company, FCA, is working on a new Viper. The car will supposedly retain its front-engine layout,…

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