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Connectivity

Improving In-Car Wireless Phone Charging

Even more intriguing is the potential to remotely power electronic systems and replace wiring harnesses.

Business

FCA to Partner with Chinese iPhone Supplier on EVs

Proposed deal could help FCA in two big ways  

Autonomous Vehicles

AutoX Storms Ahead with Robo-Taxis in China

Public rides with a fleet of self-driving Chrysler Pacificas to start soon on congested streets in rainy Shenzen 

Business

Investors Sue Daimler Over Diesel Cheating

Daimler is the latest European carmaker to be sued by investors over its alleged use of illegal software to evade diesel emission tests.

Sales

FCA Piles on the Discounts to Clear Inventories

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is pushing to clear out some 70,000 vehicles nobody ordered by discounting them heavily and dumping them onto its U.S. dealers anyway.

Business

Merger to Put Most FCA Cars on PSA Platforms

PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles say two PSA platforms will carry two-thirds of all small cars made by the companies after they merge.

Business

PSA, Fiat Chrysler Agree to Merge

The auto industry contemplates its biggest merger ever, as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group formally agree to $47 billion deal.

Business

China’s GAC Motor Pivots from U.S. to Russia

Six months ago, Chinese carmaker GAC Motor suspended plans to break into the U.S. market. Last week it began selling SUVs in Russia.

Business

Fiat Chrysler, PSA Ready to Sign Merger Pledge

It will be a very big deal, literally, when PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles formalize their plan next week to merge.

Business

UAW Ratifies 4-Year Labor Deal with FCA

This year’s contentious round of U.S. auto industry labor talks is over. Not so clear is whether it’s also the last hurrah for the United Auto Workers union.

Business

Looks Like Another 17-Million-Car Market for U.S.

The naysayers are changing their tune about U.S. car sales for 2019. Now it looks like sales once again will reach at least 17 million units.

Mobility

Waymo Joins Apple App Store

Waymo has made its autonomous ride-hailing app for robotic taxis available for download via Apple Inc.’s App Store.

Business

Report: Dongfeng to Cut Stake in PSA

Dongfeng Motor Group will reduce its stake in PSA Group to help the French carmaker clear U.S. regulatory hurdles ahead of a planned merger with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

Economics

Italy Says Fiat Undervalued Chrysler in Takeover

After Fiat Group acquired Chrysler Group in 2014, it undervalued the American company by €5.1 billion ($5.6 billion), according to Italy’s tax bureau.

Business

FCA Labor Deal Goes to UAW Workers for Vote

United Auto Workers members are expected to begin a ratification vote on Friday for a four-year labor deal with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV.

Labor

U.S. Overseers Could Take Control of UAW

The United Auto Workers union could face federal oversight, depending upon the depth of corruption uncovered by a continuing federal investigation.

Business

Tavares Touts Compatibility in PSA-FCA Merger

PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares says merging with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will create a company large enough to pay the cost of electrification and tighter emission limits.

Business

FCA, UAW Reach Tentative Contract Deal

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the United Auto Workers union have reached a tentative labor contract covering more than 47,00 workers in the U.S.

Business

FCA Recalls Fiat 500s for Shifter Defect

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is recalling 72,800 of its Fiat 500 minicars to replace a cable bushing that could make it impossible to shift gears.

Legal

PSA Insists Merger with FCA Is on Track

A PSA source tells Reuters the company’s merger with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is moving ahead in spite of this week’s racketeering lawsuit against FCA by General Motors.

Business

FCA Recalls SUVs for Engine Stalling

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is calling back 698,000 SUVs worldwide to again fix a fuel pump problem that could cause the engine to stall or refuse to start.

Business

How Will GM Lawsuit Impact FCA-PSA Merger?

The racketeering lawsuit General Motors filed this week against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles could rattle the merger FCA hopes to complete with PSA Group by year-end.

Maserati Touts New Engine Family

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s Maserati unit is developing a new engine family that will debut next year in a 2+2 sports coupe.

Labor

UAW Pres. Jones Resigns in Corruption Scandal

United Auto Workers Union President Gary Jones resigned today as a federal probe into union corruption tightens around him.