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Business

The Other Side: FCA and A Helping Italy

OEM provides assistance to the Italian Red Cross to help its friends and neighbors: Bene!

Marketing

Munich Picked to Succeed Frankfurt Auto Show

Can the new location bring back exhibitors and jumpstart attendance?

Connectivity

Is Your Car About to Get Hacked?

The likelihood increases with every new app and connected feature, according to BlackBerry’s latest Threat Report.

Marketing

Bill Murray’s Super Gladiator—Groundhog Not Included

The viral commercial has paid off well for Jeep. Now’s your chance to own the sporty 4x4. 

Marketing

Porsche Jumps to Top of CR Best-Car Ratings

Another year of surprising ups and downs

Interiors & Electronics

Premium Interiors for Mid-Range Prices (Less Than $50,000)

The little things can add up to provide comfort, convenience and functionality

Regulations

Mahindra Crossover Wins First-Ever Global NCAP “Safer Choice” Award

This award was established to get safer vehicles on the roads in India. But are there implications beyond that country?

Business

Ford Bronco Next Month—Here’s What We (Think We) Know So Far

Vehicle could be Ford’s most important upcoming launch

Diesel

U.S. Will Finally Get Diesel-Powered Mazda6

Nearly a decade in the making, the new oil burner may have passed its sell-by date  

Propulsion

Some Lessons from the 2019 Sales Numbers

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

Marketing

Scoring the 2020 Super Bowl Car Ads

Jeep, Hyundai, Audi and Porsche hit the mark; Hummer EV fizzles

Marketing

Bye-Bye Frankfurt Auto Show

German show leaves town after a 51-year run as attendance plunges.

Electronics

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

Highly rated Uconnect system gets better

Marketing

LMC Auto’s Jeff Schuster on the Industry

When it comes to how the automotive market is doing—and how it is likely to do—you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who knows more than Jeff Schuster

Business

ITC to Rule on Jeep-Mahindra Spat

A final decision is due in March about whether Mahindra’s Roxor offroader looks too much like Jeep’s iconic CJ military-style SUV.

Diesel

Jeep Diesels Face Ban in Europe

Jeep faces a partial sales ban in Europe unless it fixes diesel-powered Grand Cherokee SUVs that evade emission regulations.

Hybrid

Early Access for Jeep PHEVs in Europe

Given the CO2 regulations that the European Union has brought into effect for this year and next (95 g/km), it isn’t entirely surprising that Jeep has announced that it has established websites in various European markets (today sites in Italy and Spain went live; Germany, France, the UK, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Austria are to follow) for people to learn about—and preorder—the “First Edition” models of the Jeep Renegade 4xe and the Jeep Compass 4xe models, both of which are plug-in hybrids.

Who Won the 2020 NACTOY Awards?

The final ballots are actually tabulated and kept secret by Deloitte before being revealed on stage in Detroit. . . .

Hybrid

Jeep Goes Green with Electrified Models

The Jeep brand is reducing its environmental footprint through electrification

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.

Economics

Putting Material in Its Place

Shedding weight to make cars more efficient is complicated by the economic advantages of using as many of the same components as possible in multiple models, says Altair Engineering’s Richard Yen.

Toyota RAV4 Named Japan Car of the Year

The Toyota RAV4 crossover has been designated Japan Car of the Year for 2019.

Interiors & Electronics

On the Design of the Tesla Cybertruck

Franz von Holzhausen knows what he’s doing. Seriously.

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.