Judge names Elizabeth Cabraser to lead the case against Fiat Chrysler

Elizabeth Cabraser

A federal judge in San Francisco has named legal representative Elizabeth Cabraser to lead the case brought against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) by owners over accusations it bypassed diesel emission controls. Cabraser, a lawyer at Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, likewise functioned as lead lawyer for owners in the Volkswagen diesel emissions case that resulted […]

Fiat Chrysler recalling 297,000 vehicles due to unintentional air bag deployments

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 297,000 older minivans in North America due to wiring issue that can result in unintended air bag deployments, the company stated on Thursday. The recall of 2011-2012 model year Dodge Grand Caravan minivans is connected to eight minor injuries, the car manufacturer stated, after initially reporting 13 injuries. Wiring may […]

Fiat Chrysler CEO Marchionne says 2018 targets not impacted by diesel troubles

CEO Sergio Marchionne

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) does not anticipate its diesel problems in the United States to have an influence on its short-term company targets to 2018, CEO Sergio Marchionne stated on Friday. The United States Justice Department took legal action against FCA last month, alleging the automaker of unlawfully using software to bypass emission controls in […]

EPA suspected FCA of using defeat device in November 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)

U.S. regulators informed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in November 2015 that they presumed a few of the automaker’s vehicles were geared up with secret software allowing them to breach emission control standards, as per the e-mails revealed on Friday. The United States Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board alleged Fiat Chrysler in January […]

U.S. regulators continues to review Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicle fix

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA

A U.S. Justice Department legal representative stated at a court hearing on Wednesday it could take “weeks or months” before regulators choose whether to approve a software repair for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV diesel automobiles. In May, the Justice Department took legal action against Fiat Chrysler, alleging the automaker of illegally using software to bypass […]

Software update can resolve Fiat Chrysler’s U.S. diesel issue

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA

Fiat Chrysler thinks a software update can resolve U.S. regulators’ contention that its diesel automobiles are producing excess emissions, a legal representative for the company stated at a court hearing on Wednesday. The legal representative confessed no wrongdoing by the Italian-American car manufacturer, nevertheless. The Justice Department submitted a civil fit on Tuesday alleging Fiat […]

U.S. plans to take legal action against Fiat Chrysler over excess diesel emissions

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)

The U.S. Justice Department prepares to submit a civil lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles over excess diesel emissions as early as this week if no arrangement is reached with the Italian-American car manufacturer, 2 sources briefed on the matter stated on Wednesday. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in January alleged FCA of illegally […]

Fiat Chrysler may look for more self-driving supplier partners, says Marchionne

CEO Sergio Marchionne

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) might look for more supplier partners to assist it establish and develop self-driving vehicles, CEO Sergio Marchionne stated. The Jeep and Ram brands are strong enough to remain as standalone entities outside FCA, Marchionne likewise stated on a conference call with experts after the company reported record first-quarter outcomes. But he […]

FCA Receives Poor Scores In J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study

J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles brands compromised 4 of the bottom spots on J.D. Power and Associates’ 2017 Vehicle Dependability Study. J.D. Power ranks the vehicle brands in its Vehicle Dependability Study by the variety of issues reported per 100 automobiles. The research study represents 177 prospective problems throughout eight categories. Fiat fared the worst in the […]

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Expands Range of Eligible Vehicles in Automobility Program

2017 Chrysler Pacifica

With the launching of the wheelchair-accessible 2017 Chrysler Pacifica BraunAbility, the Pacifica has been included to Fiat Chrysler’s list of automobiles eligible for its Automobility cash reimbursement. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)’s is the very first automaker to provide consumers a reimbursement of as much as $1,000 for any out-of-pocket expenditures sustained adapting their automobile to […]

CEO Sergio Marchionne slams the emissions rules ‘mess’ in Europe

CEO Sergio Marchionne

Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne complained regarding emissions regulations in the European Union, stating that the single market was meant “to avoid this mess”. “Bad rules are also applied in a different way in each country, making the worst solution that could be invented,” Marchionne stated. FCA is dealing with a U.S. criminal investigation for […]