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Fleet helps drive big August sales numbers

Fleet represented just 13 percent of total sales but was a bigger part of the mix than in August 2013. That helped push the overall annualized selling pace to its highest monthly mark since January 2006, at 17.5 million light vehicles.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Automotive News

Sell? Grow? IPO? Marchionne ponders Ferrari

To prevent "contamination from mass brands," Sergio Marchionne rules out closer ties between Ferrari and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles as he prepares to take direct control of the independently run Italian sports car maker. But what will the Fiat Chrysler CEO do with Ferrari -- a gloried brand with a gleaming image and double-digit profits -- when he replaces longtime chairman Luca di Montezemolo next month? Marchionne no doubt has different ideas from the ousted Montezemolo, who prized Ferrari's exclusivity and guarded its independence for 23 years.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Fiat Spa, Recreational Vehicle, Alfa

Fri Sep 12, 2014

China Daily

VW and Chrysler hit with fines for price-fix

Volkswagen Sales was fined 248.5 million yuan by the Hubei Bureau of Price Supervision, which is equivalent to 6 percent of the company's 2013 Audi sales in Hubei. Seven of its Audi dealers were fined 29.9 million yuan, equivalent to 1 to 2 percent of 2013 sales in the local market.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

T.H.E. Journal

'Engineers on Wheels' Roll into Florida Schools

"Engineers on Wheels" will be rolling into high school campuses all over South Florida this fall. The Chrysler van, loaded with hands-on activities and engineering experiments, will visit classrooms as part of a Florida International University initiative to introduce the subject to high school students.

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Related Topix: Florida International University, Education Etc., Science, Computer Science, Miami Dade County, FL, Ram Promaster

Reuters

U.S. NHTSA to probe engine stalls on 2007 Chrysler minivans

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Tuesday said its Office of Defects Investigation is assessing "the scope, frequency and safety consequences" of alleged engine stalling after refueling in the Chrysler vans. A spokesman for Chrysler Group, a unit of Fiat SpA, on Wednesday said the automaker "will actively support NHTSA's efforts to investigate" the claims, adding that the agency's investigation notice "cites no injuries or accidents related to this reported condition."

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Related Topix: Chrysler, Chrysler Town and Country, Chrysler Town & Country

Sympatico Finance

U.S. NHTSA to probe engine stalls on 2007 Chrysler minivans

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Tuesday said its Office of Defects Investigation is assessing "the scope, frequency and safety consequences" of alleged engine stalling after refueling in the Chrysler vans. A spokesman for Chrysler Group, a unit of Fiat SpA , on Wednesday said the automaker "will actively support NHTSA's efforts to investigate" the claims, adding that the agency's investigation notice "cites no injuries or accidents related to this reported condition."

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Related Topix: Chrysler, Chrysler Town and Country, Chrysler Town & Country

Automotive News

Marchionne to become Ferrari chairman as Montezemolo quits

Marchionne has clashed with Montezemolo over Ferrari's future. The two executives are pictured with Fiat Chairman John Elkann after the presentation of the new LaFerrari hybrid car at the 2013 Geneva auto show.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Fiat Spa, Reuters

Wed Sep 03, 2014

MLive.com

Trucks and SUVs drive U.S. sales results for automakers in August

American consumers continue to gravitate toward buying trucks and smaller sport utility vehicles and away from passenger cars, according to industry analysts.

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Related Topix: Auto Dealers, Hybrid, Ford Escape, Ford, SUV, Ford Explorer, Coupe, Wagon, Cadillac Escalade, Cadillac CTS, Cadillac, Sedan

Reuters

WRAPUP 1-Strong factory orders, auto sales brighten U.S. growth picture

New orders for U.S. factory goods jumped in July and automobile sales in August were unexpectedly strong, offering further signs of strength in the manufacturing sector.

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Related Topix: Auto Dealers

Automotive News

Jeep, Ram propel Chrysler sales up 20%

Chrysler Group posted a 20 percent increase in August U.S. sales, aided by bigger discounts and surging demand for the Ram pickup and Jeep lineup.

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Related Topix: Autos

Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Windsor Star

Chrysler adds lower-priced Town and Country in U.S. in run-up to next generation minivan

In a possible precursor to the next generation minivan, Chrysler Group announced Tuesday it will add two trim levels to its Town and Country lineup in the United States.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Motor Trend

Chrysler Releases Info on 2015 Lineup

We all heard about the new Challenger and Charger a few months ago, but Chrysler Group has been keeping its other product plans for 2015 under wraps.

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Jalopnik

Alfa Dealers Expected To Offer Luxury Concierge Services

There are only 1,500 examples of the Alfa Romeo 4C coming to the US. However and Alfa plans on expanding it's U.S offerings in the near future.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Alfa Romeo 4C, Autos

Sun Aug 31, 2014

USA Today

CEO: Fiat Chrysler IPO could launch Oct. 13

The Fiat Chrysler IPO that will result in the combined automaker's listing on the New York Stock Exchange could take place on Oct. 13, CEO Sergio Marchionne told reporters Saturday in Italy.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Fiat Spa, Auburn Hills, MI, Autos

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Automotive News

Alfa dealers urged to offer luxury services

Chrysler Group expects Alfa Romeo dealers to provide luxury services -- such as home pickup and delivery for repairs -- despite having only a handful of cars to sell for the next two years.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Alfa Romeo 4C, Autos

Houston Chronicle

2015 Renegade small, capable Jeep

The all-new 2015 Renegade offers the open-air freedom and iconic styling Jeep is known for in an all-new efficient, trail and urban-friendly size A A A' designed to take the growing global small SUV segment head-on with its beefy proportions and purposeful design elements.

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Related Topix: Jeep, SUV, Jeep Renegade, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Cherokee, Jeep Patriot, Wagon, Hatchback, FIAT 500L, Autos

Automotive News

Fiat clears Chrysler merger hurdle

Fiat will spend less than the limit the carmaker set to buy shares from investors who opted to sell ahead of its merger with Chrysler Group, clearing a key hurdle before the deal can close.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Fiat Spa, Autos

American Society for Quality

Consumer Reports Judges Ram Tops Among Half-Ton Pickups

Consumer Reports says the hot-selling Ram 1500 EcoDiesel outscored competitors from Ford, General Motors, Toyota and Nissan to claim the magazine's top spot among full-size light-duty pickups.

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Related Topix: Ram 1500, Truck

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WJRT

Mopar Previews 2015 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Test Vehicle

Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Dodge Challenger, Dodge, Dodge Dart, Sedan

Jalopnik

This Expensive Part Has Hundreds Of Chrysler Owners Fuming

Ever heard of a "Totally Integrated Power Module"? If you have lately, odds are it's because you're a Chrysler owner.

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Related Topix: Autos

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