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Propulsion

Hellcrate Redeye by the Numbers

Quick read. Quick engine.

Propulsion

FCA Readies Big Engine Recall

Creeping rise in emissions affects at least 1 million vehicles

Autonomous Vehicles

FCA, Waymo Expand Level 4 Partnership

Ram ProMaster and other light commercial trucks to get autonomous tech

Marketing

Mystery Ford Model Due Next Year

“Whitespace” small truck could revive Maverick name

Business

New Name in the Auto Industry: Stellantis

FCA, PSA reach for the stars with corporate identity

Regulations

FCA Recalls 1.2 Million Vehicles with Flawed Airbag Covers

Loose fasteners could turn to shrapnel in a crash

Mustang Mach 1: A Deep Dive

Everything you want to know about the latest pony in the Ford Performance stable

Tesla Finishes Last In J.D. Power IQS

Not that the company wanted to participate in the study that’s been helping OEMs improve their products for 34 years, though. Kia and Dodge tie for the vehicles with the fewest problems per 100 vehicles.

Marketing

Dodge Soars to Top of J.D. Power Quality Report

New survey questions turn 2020 results topsy-turvy

Production

FCA to Forego Summer Shutdowns at Some N. American Plants

Strong pent-up demand coming out of the COVID-19 lockdown

Interiors & Electronics

Can’t Wait for the 2021 AWD Pacifica? Order a 2020

FCA is making AWD available on the current Pacifica for those who want to get it right away

Steel

What’s It Weigh?

A comparative look at vehicle mass. The attention to weight certainly seems to be a common thread among OEMs.

Chris Theodore and the Amazing Cars He Helped Create

On this edition of “Autoline After Hours” we have a man who is literally a living legend in the industry

Production

Coronavirus Industry Roundup: April 3

Carmakers extend plant shutdowns, eye mid-April restarts

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Ralph Gilles’ Alfas

Sixth in a series. Yes, there are FCA vehicles in Ralph Gilles’ garage. But ones you might not think.

Sales

What the Golden State Says About the Market

It has the landscape of several states, the population of several more and a demand for vehicles that may become more of the national norm.

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Bob Boniface’s Italian Beauties

Third in our series of what auto people have in their garages. Here’s what Bob Boniface has inside

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Mark Trostle’s Dodges

Second in our series of what auto people have in their garages. Here’s a couple from Mark Trostle, head of Ram and Mopar Design

Business

High Tech for the Factory Floor

You’ve heard about Industry 4.0. This system can help manufacturers realize it to great benefit

Assembly

UPDATE: BMW, Ford, Toyota, VW Suspend Production in Europe

UAW calls for similar move in U.S. to protect workers from pandemic

Business

Hamlin Repeats as Daytona 500 Champ for Toyota

Newman in serious condition after crash on final lap

Sales

Some Lessons from the 2019 Sales Numbers

Looking back to look ahead: what 2019 sales could say about the market

Hybrid

Vehicular Lightweighting: Path. Strategy. Endgame.

The automaker with the best solution for reducing weight will be the one with the clearest vision of the endgame and the strategy to get there.

Interiors

FCA’s 5th-Gen Infotainment Tech Hits the Mark

Highly rated Uconnect system gets better