Fiat Chrysler picks Google, Samsung for globally connected car system

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Fiat Chrysler stated on Tuesday it will use technology from Alphabet Inc’s Google and Samsung to connect all its automobiles by 2022, giving music and video and facilitating future car-sharing and self-driving capabilities. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) will utilize Google’s Android operating system worldwide in place of a mixture of software that differs by […]

Fiat Chrysler owners suing automakers in U.S. diesel case

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Lawyers representing owners of Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles informed a U.S. judge they are seeking up to $106.5 million in legal costs and out-of-pocket costs in relation with a settlement over excess vehicle emissions, but they are discussing to finalize the amount, officials stated on Wednesday. The attorneys stated in a filing late on Tuesday […]

Fiat Chrysler to pay over $700 million concerning emissions claims

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is going to pay over $700 million to deal with the lawsuits from the U.S. Justice Department and diesel owners over claims it utilized illegal software to permit 104,000 diesel vehicles to emit excess emissions, three people knowledgeable on the matter stated on Wednesday. Fiat Chrysler will pay $311 million in […]

Judge orders to hold new talks in Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions case

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A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered the U.S. Justice Department and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to start new talks with a court-appointed settlement master to attempt to settle the government’s civil suit concerning the Italian-American automaker’s diesel vehicle emissions. The Justice Department is looking for “substantial” civil fines from the automaker in a […]

Fiat Chrysler new CEO to announce plans for organization by end month

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Fiat Chrysler new CEO Mike Manley is going to announce his organizational preparations for the automaker by the end of September, the group’s chairman stated at a shareholder meeting called to vote on the appointment of the new manager following former CEO Sergio Marchionne’s sudden death. “When we learned Sergio Marchionne could not return to […]

Mahindra states Fiat Chrysler files patent complaint in U.S.

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India’s Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd stated on Wednesday Fiat Chrysler Automobiles U.S. LLC submitted a patent violation complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission against the firm. According to the complaint, certain design features of Mahindra’s off-road utility vehicle ROXOR infringed intellectual property rights of Jeep design of Fiat, Mahindra stated. Mahindra informed the complaint […]

NAFTA autos regulations to keep Detroit automakers competitive

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Stronger automotive content regulations that are coming from NAFTA negotiations are expected to keep North America competitive as a production base and permit General Motors, Ford Motor and Fiat Chrysler to remain competitive internationally, the head of their trade group stated on Thursday. Matt Blunt, president of the American Automotive Policy Council, informed reporters on […]