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From Super Cars to Super Mobility Systems

I hope I live long enough to see the enthusiasts of extremely fast cars shift their enthusiasm to our upcoming high-performance urban mobility systems.

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.

Japanese Brands Lead CR Reliability Ratings

Lexus, Mazda and Toyota captured the top three spots in this year’s Consumer Reports Auto Reliability Survey rankings.

Merged FCA-PSA Would Maintain Current Brands

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group plan to maintain all current brands under their proposed merger, PSA CEO Carlos Tavares tells French television station BMF Business.

Hyundai Going the Last Mile

It continues to optimize. . .electric scooters

The Intersection of Auto Enthusiasm, Tech and History

When torque wrenches are accompanied by software downloads. . . .

Dodge Revs Up 50th Anniversary Charger Daytona

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s Dodge unit is reviving the Charger Daytona nameplate with a limited-edition model to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the race car’s debut.

Does Quality Matter?

Sometimes, high scores in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study don’t result in big sales.

Designs Through Time and the C8 Corvette

We get a top car designer on this edition of “Autoline After Hours”

2020 Chevy Silverado Diesel Gets 27 mpg

General Motors says its new diesel-powered Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup truck will have a class-leading U.S. fuel efficiency rating of 27 mpg.

J.D. Power Looks at What’s Appealing

Good news for those who are looking for a delightful mass-market vehicle. And not-so-good news for those developing luxury vehicles.

Report: Dodge to Drop Grand Caravan Sooner

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will stop making the Dodge Grand Caravan minivan next May, seven months earlier than previously planned, says AutoForecast Solutions.

Subaru Tops J.D. Power Poll of Auto Brand Loyalty

Subaru has ranked highest in brand loyalty among all major automotive makes offered in the U.S., according to a new J.D. Power study.

Dodge Affirms Electrification Plans for Muscle Cars

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s Dodge unit plans to offer a mix of hybrid and all-electric powertrain options in future Dodge Challenger and Charger muscle cars.

U.S. Car Sales Declined 3% in June

Sales of new cars and light-duty trucks in the U.S. fell 3% to 1.51 million units last month. But the annualized sales pace remained above a health 17 million units.

The Globe from the Powertrain Perspective

Although there are some who think that the internal combustion engine (ICE) is doomed, that it is gasping its last intake sequence and will soon be completely exhausted, James Martin, Senior Research Analyst, Powertrain and Compliance, IHS Markit, is not one of them.

American Made

People who make their living in the auto industry probably won’t be surprised, but some others will be when they look at the Cars.com ranking of the most “American-made” vehicles.

FCA Adds Uconnect Market: Shopping on the Road

While there are several people who are concerned that their car will be hacked in a way analogous to that executed by researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek of a reporter’s Jeep Cherokee for an article in Wired, let’s face it: he was a reporter for Wired who was writing about what those guys could do, not some random person who was on their way to work.

FCA Launches Telematics Services Platform

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is updating its Uconnect infotainment and telematics system so users can access third-party service providers.

Ford Revs up Mustang Shelby GT500

Ford Motor Co.’s upcoming Mustang Shelby GT500 will generate 760 hp and 625 lb-ft of torque, which the carmaker says makes it the most powerful street-legal model in the company’s history.

U.S. Car Sales Slip Again in May

Demand for cars and light trucks in the U.S. dipped by 5,200 units to 1.59 million vehicles last month, dragged down by shrinkage for Ford, General Motors and Honda.

FCA Faces Penalties of €1.8 Billion for Excess CO2 Emissions

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV expects to spend at least €1.8 billion ($2 billion) on regulatory credits and fines in Europe and the U.S. through 2021 because its new-car fleets won’t meet government limits for carbon dioxide emissions.

FCA N. America Brand Chief Retires

Steve Beahm, who headed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's Mopar unit and passenger car brands in North America, has retired after a 32-year career with the carmaker.

Mitsubishi Eyes Compact Pickup for U.S.

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. is exploring the potential to launch a small pickup truck in the U.S., WardsAuto reports.