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    Great Wall cites ‘big uncertainties’ in making deal with Fiat Chrysler

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    BEIJING — Great Wall Motor Co. cooled prospects for a deal with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, saying there are no talks and it may not pursue a takeover the Italian-American car manufacturer’s Jeep division. Commenting just a day after expressing interest, Great Wall said there are “big uncertainties” whether it will continue to study Fiat Chrysler, […] More

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    FCA recall: Hellcat engine spitting oil in 2017 Dodge Challengers, Chargers

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    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling about 214 2017 Dodge Challengers and Dodge Chargers in Canada outfitted with 6.2-litre supercharged Hellcat engines, citing potential fire and crash risks resulting from an engine cooling problem. About 1,200 more are being recalled in the United States for the same problem. The recall covers about 10 percent of those […] More

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    FCA paints grim picture of Marchionne’s health

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    Fiat Chrysler revealed no specific details about Sergio Marchionne’s health Saturday when its board abruptly replaced him as CEO, but comments by the company and its chairman suggest that the 66-year-old has become gravely ill weeks after undergoing shoulder surgery. “It is a situation that was unthinkable until a few hours ago, and one that […] More

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    Waymo’s first commercial self-driving service launched in Phoenix Wednesday

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    Nearly a decade after Google launched its self-driving car project, the company’s efforts to commercialize autonomous technology will finally come to fruition. Starting today, Waymo, the subsidiary spun from Google to handle autonomous driving, intends to offer commercial service with its self-driving, Canada-made Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans. The service is called Waymo One. Approximately 400 […] More

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    FCA reschedules April down weeks for Ontario plants

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    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Canada will idle a pair of Ontario assembly plants for two weeks each in April, the company confirmed Tuesday night. The Windsor Assembly Plant, which builds the Chrysler Pacifica and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans, will be down the weeks of April 1 and 8. The Brampton Assembly Plant, which produces the Chrysler 300, Dodge […] More

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    FCA eliminating 3rd shift at Ontario minivan plant

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    Pacifica sales in the United States in 2018 were unchanged at 118,322, off just 48 units from the year before. In Canada, Pacifica sales were down three per cent to 5,999 in 2018.  U.S. sales of the Pacifica are down 24 per cent to 14,817 units through February while Grand Caravan sales are down 27 […] More

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