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  • The all-new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk yesterday made its anticipated debut at the 2017 New York Auto Show. It will become the most powerful and quickest SUV ever made when it arrives in Jeep showrooms this fall. Unlike the recently tested Trailhawk, it is much more suited to race tracks than muddy trails. Sharing its supercharged 6.2L HEMI V8 engine with the Dodge Charger and Challenger SRT Hellcat models, the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk delivers a monstrous 707 horsepower and 645 lb-ft of torque, accelerating from 0-60 mi/h (97 km/h) in 3.5 seconds and completing the quarter-mile run in 11.6 seconds. ...

  • Good news for those consumers who were interested in the new Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid but found the price tag too daunting: FCA Canada has announced the addition of two new entry-level versions to the model lineup for 2017. The Pacifica Hybrid Touring will sell starting at $50,995, while the Hybrid Premium comes in as $52,495 – putting both versions below the Pacifica Platinum and its $56,495 price point. What’s more, both new models will be eligible for provincial incentives; in Ontario that means a rebate of $12,389, while Quebec consumers get back $6,958 and British Columbia consumers $5,000. So what ...

  • The high season for convertibles is fast approaching, and now’s the time to start dreaming of your possible new summer ride. Need inspiration? Check out this video, which accompanies the Fiat 124 Spider - dubbed by its manufacturer the “diva of open-top vehicles” - on a 235-km journey along the Road of the Impressionists between Paris and Deauville, in France. Starting right at the Rond-Point des Champs-Elysées in Paris, 15 of the iconic 124 Spiders gave themselves up to an enchanting route that took them along the Seine River and by some of the gorgeous sites that inspired Impressionist masters ...

  • In January, FCA promised to unveil a new ultimate performance halo car, the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, during the New York Auto Show week in April. We’ve already shown you the first nine teasers, titled Cage, Reduction, Body, Crate, Forced Induction, Multiplication, Third Law, Race-Hardened Parts, and Performance Pages. Now, here’s the tenth, No Pills, which focuses on the car’s distinctive “staged” exhaust note. This sound is the result of an advanced torque reserve launch system—the first ever designed for a drag race application on a production car—that lets more air flow through the engine before launch, allowing for ...

  • In January, FCA promised to unveil a new ultimate performance halo car, the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, during the New York Auto Show week in April. We’ve already shown you the first nine teasers, titled Cage, Reduction, Body, Crate, Forced Induction, Multiplication, Third Law, Race-Hardened Parts, Performance Pages, and No Pills. Now, here’s the eleventh, Lock and Load, which shares a feature that not only delivers the highest level of dedicated drag car technology offered in a production car but also, until now, could only be found in the aftermarket for "track use only" vehicles. The 2018 Dodge Challenger ...

  • In January, FCA promised to unveil a new ultimate performance halo car, the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, during the New York Auto Show week in April. We’ve already shown you the first eleven teasers, titled Cage, Reduction, Body, Crate, Forced Induction, Multiplication, Third Law, Race-Hardened Parts, Performance Pages, No Pills, and Lock and Load. Now, here’s No Ice, which focuses on the car’s super cooled air induction system. Dodge claims the engine (which has yet to be specified, by the way) can perform like it’s running in the cold Alaskan air, even after a day of runs down the ...

  • The first-ever 2018 Dodge Durango SRT made its debut today at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show and will start arriving in dealerships this fall. Powered by the proven 392 cubic inch HEMI V8, the Durango SRT delivers 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque, sprinting from 0-60 mph (97 km/h) in just 4.4 seconds and covering the quarter mile in 12.9 seconds as certified by the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA). The engine is mated to an 8-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission that’s specifically calibrated for this model to optimize shift points and deliver maximum torque to all four wheels. A ...

  • FCA’s Ram division has new-for-2017 customized pickup truck packages and they’re on display at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. First, the 2017 Ram 1500 Copper Sport joins Ignition Orange as the second limited-edition offering of stand-out tints on this model. It adapts an eye-popping and vivid monochromatic exterior hue with a body-coloured grille, a black-decaled Sport performance hood, a black Ram’s head grille badge, a black tailgate badge, and black body-side badges. Massive 22” polished aluminum wheels fill the fenders (available on 4x2 models, with 20” wheels on 4x4 models). Only 3,000 units will be produced, all based on Crew ...

  • FCA’s Ram Truck brand launched a pair of commercials a few weeks ago to highlight the strength, power, and capabilities of Ram trucks in any weather and road conditions. The base Ram 1500 offers a class-exclusive, active-level, 4-corner air suspension, while the Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty are available with a 6.4L HEMI V8 or a proven 6.7L Cummins turbo-diesel engine.

  • The highly anticipated 2017 Chrysler Pacifica hybrid is currently on the production line at the company’s plant in Windsor, Ontario, and the first unit was completed this past December 1st. It represents the very first electric vehicle to be assembled by the manufacturer at the plant, which has been turning out minivans for the past 33 years. Since the first minivans rolled off the plant’s production lines back in 1983, the facility has produced 10 million of the 14.3 million minivans the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Group has produced over the past three decades. The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica offers a ...

  • Next January Fiat Chrysler will use the platform of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to introduce a 100%-electric version of its new Pacifica hybrid, as well as a fully electric Maserati concept designed to challenge the Tesla. A report published by Bloomberg claims FCA is intent on erasing the lag it has accumulated in developing electric vehicles in relation to other manufacturers. Ever-stricter emissions regulations being implemented around the world and the recent troubles surrounding diesel engines have contributed to accelerating the development of hybrid and all-electric vehicles, and Fiat Chrysler is no exception. According to automotive website Breezcar, even ...

  • The honours continue to pile up for the Chrysler Pacifica. The latest title bestowed on it is the award for Best Minivan of 2016 by automotive magazine Cars.com, determined during its Ultimate Minivan Challenge. Its great versatility, many technological innovations including some 40 newly developed features, and the pleasant driving experience it offers helped it rank ahead of all its competitors to take the top spot. The new Chrysler Pacifica incorporates over 100 safety features as well as a rear infotainment system, and it is the very first minivan to be offered in a plug-in hybrid version.

  • Since its launch earlier this year, the Chrysler Pacifica has been collecting awards at a regular pace. After having been included in the list of Top 10 User Experiences by Ward’s, and after being named Best Minivan by Cars.com, it has earned the same title from AutoTrader.ca.  Among the features that helped it overcome the competition in the latest sweepstakes: multiple safety technologies and infotainment options, no fewer than 115 technological innovations, and an available plug-in hybrid version – the first minivan to offer this option.  

  • Chrysler has announced pricing for Canada for its all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica hybrid; the plug-in minivan will be offered starting at $56,495. While this price point seems elevated, it actually comes in at only $3,500 above the Limited Edition of the Pacifica ($52,995), which cannot be plugged in. What’s more, several government incentives in place help bring the price of the world’s first plug-in minivan down to a more affordable level. Depending on your province of residence, you can benefit from incentives ranging from $8,000 to $14,000 (only three provinces actually offer price reductions); MSRPS are therefore as follows: Ontario: ...

  • Canadian motorists will now be able to choose between five versions of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, currently available for pre-order at dealerships across the country. The previously announced Touring-L, Touring-L Plus and Limited models will be joined by the LX and Touring versions, according to the manufacturer. The starting base price for this new minivan will thus be the LX trim’s $37,995. Built in Canada, the 2017 Chrysler Pacific comes with a 3.6L V6 Pentastar engine wedded to a 9-speed automatic transmission, and can accommodate up to 8 occupants, depending on the version chosen. Other notable features include the Enter ...

  • Did you know that over 75% of all vehicles being manufactured in the world in 2016 are either white, black or silver in colour? A new survey carried out by PPG Industries, a company specialized in construction materials including paint, revealed that the most popular colour for vehicles this year is white, with 38% of vehicles produced sporting that colour – an increase of 3% in comparison to 2015. Far behind in second place at 18% is black, followed by silver (12%) and grey (10%).  Consumers have long maintained a preference for neutral colours, and this year is obviously no ...

  • The 2017 Ram 1500 was recently crowned the overall winner of the Canadian Truck King Challenge by a group of seven expert judges from across Canada. It also won the past two years with the segment-exclusive 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 engine. This time around, the award-winning 5.7L HEMI V8 was fitted under the hood. After intensive, real-world evaluations over almost 4,000 kilometres, with a focus on capability, fuel consumption, and features―including tests with up to 1,814 kg (4,000 lbs) of payload and 6,803 kg (15,000 lbs) of towing―the 2017 Ram 1500 earned both the half-ton and overall Canadian Truck King Challenge ...

  • A new CAA-Quebec survey shows that 73% of drivers fear that legalized marijuana will make our roads less safe.  In fact, nine out of ten expect the number of accidents to increase, while eight out of ten believe that marijuana is just as dangerous as alcohol behind the wheel. Effective detection and deterrent systems should be put in place before pot is made legal for everyone, they claim. “We’re already preoccupied by drunk drivers, and also people who talk on the phone and text behind the wheel. Now, we’ll have to worry about drivers under the influence of marijuana, as well,” ...

  • he all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is featured in seven funny videos presented by American comedian Jim Gaffigan. These clips are part of the Street Smarts web series and represent an extension of Chrysler’s “Dad Brand” advertising campaign. They demonstrate how the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica outsmarts the competition with its unprecedented total of 115 innovations and class-exclusive features, says Tim Kuniskis, Head of Passenger Car Brands – Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and FIAT, FCA – North America. Read more at https://www.auto123.com/en/news/2017-chrysler-pacifica-jim-gaffigan/62542/#YtOyd3V6JJKUssZ9.99

  • With nearly 1.5 million visitors and 40,000 cars expected to attend this year, the Woodward Dream Cruise is without a doubt one of the largest and most talked-about automotive events in North America.   Dodge is firmly of the mindset that high-performance cars are currently experiencing a new golden age, and the carmaker has chosen the event to sponsor the Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge – a genuine but we’re assured fully legal night street race - and to present at the same time the 2017 Challenger T/A and Charger Daytona. Challenger T/A The 2017 Challenger T/A offers improved performance ...

  • A few weeks ago, the South African Ministry of Transport launched a powerful safety campaign titled “The First Kiss,” which aims to remind everyone about the importance of buckling up in a car. Unlike previous ads that show front-seat occupants being thrown out the windshield, this one features a group of four friends who all buckle up… except one.  The message? Failing to put your seat belt on not only endangers your own life, but also the lives of other people in the vehicle as you become a human projectile. Before the campaign, stats revealed that only 13% of rear-seat ...

  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) announced it will stop using non-desiccated ammonium-nitrate Takata airbag inflators in its North American vehicles as early as next week. Vehicles built in other FCA plants around the world will follow the lead by mid-September. Are you surprised? Despite the massive scandal involving defective Takata airbag inflators, FCA was one of four automakers still using them.  Unsold new vehicles that are so equipped will be identified for customers. These customers will also be advised that the vehicles will be recalled in the future. Takata inflators can result in excessive airbag deployment and metal fragments being thrown ...

  • Driven by a need for greater efficiency, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles appears to be close to launching a new 2.0L turbo engine nicknamed “Hurricane” that could produce nearly 300 horsepower, according to various reports. This is different from the 2.0L 4-cylinder engine with 276 horsepower that will debut in the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia sedan, apparently. Sources say we’ll see the new Hurricane first in the next-generation Jeep Wrangler, which is also set to receive a new 8-speed automatic transmission. Look for an aluminum block, direct injection, variable valve timing, and a twin-scroll turbocharger. We’ll post further details as they become ...

  • The all-new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider, which made its global debut in Los Angeles last November, will go on sale in Canada right around summer ― nearly 50 years after the original was introduced. Look for the ultimate Italian roadster experience with driving excitement, technology and safety, combined with iconic Italian design, the company says. Four Fiat 124 Spider models will be available starting with the Classica at $33,495. It features a dual-tip exhaust, black roll bar finish, and a body-coloured windshield surround, side sills and door handles. The vehicle also comes standard with 16” alloy wheels, Nero (black) premium ...

  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Google have just confirmed last week’s rumour: They agreed to work together on the development of self-driving cars. As a result, 100 Chrysler Pacifica plug-in hybrid minivans will receive Google’s autonomous driving technology and help the Alphabet company expand its self-driving car program. They will be fitted with numerous sensors, radars, and computers. Both FCA and Google will co-locate part of their engineering teams at a facility in southeastern Michigan to accelerate the design, testing, and manufacturing of the self-driving Chrysler Pacifica.  “FCA has a nimble and experienced engineering team, and the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid ...

  • In a time when too much is never enough, it’s always nice to drive a car that gives you enough of everything. And by everything, I mean performance, luxury, styling, space, and technology.  As tested, my near $43,000 2016 Dodge Charger SXT Plus AWD was the perfect example of a car that can be the single most rewarding and useful thing that one owns. If SUVs and crossovers are evil incarnate, know that the Charger can virtually do everything an ungodly truck can. The trick is to select the right trim, which happened to be the case here.  Although I’d ...

  • This legendary and iconic 4x4 needs no further presentation. Everyone knows what the Jeep Wrangler is and looks like. Heck, it might as well just be called Jeep, period. As you’ve probably heard, a completely new generation is on the way for 2018, but in the meantime, the old Jeep Wrangler continues to break sales record. That’s even the case in the U.S. where FCA surpassed the 200,000-unit plateau last year. A big reason for the Wrangler’s popularity is the variety of models and trim levels available. On top of two wheelbases (standard and long a.k.a. Unlimited), buyers have a ...

  • I may have said this in the past, so bear with me for a few lines. Every week, as I find myself behind the wheel of a new car, I suddenly become hyper-aware of all of the “same” vehicles on the road. The only exception is the Toyota Corolla ― they’re freakin’ EVERYWHERE!  As I roamed the streets of Montreal, the feeling that I wasn’t alone was a familiar one. I could swear I saw a Cherokee on every other street corner, from the $26,495 base model to my $34,695 Trailhawk tester. Considering the nearly countless options in this segment, ...

  • The black Fiat 500L used by Pope Francis during his 2015 visit to the U.S. will be sold at an auction on January 29th, said organizers of last year's World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. NBC News also reports that the Holy Fiat will be on display at the Philadelphia Auto Show from January 30th to February 7th. While the car’s value has yet to be determined, proceeds from the sale will benefit the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia, which will give the money to various charities including Catholic Charities.  In addition to a Fiat 500L, Pope Francis used a ...

  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is lagging behind most automakers when it comes to vehicle electrification. Yet, they are about to launch the industry’s first minivan available with plug-in hybrid technology. The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, which made headlines following its global premiere in Detroit last month, arrives in Canada where it is almost guaranteed to be a hit. If the name sounds familiar, it’s because Chrysler used it on a crossover from 2004-2008.  In standard, gas-powered configuration, this Town & Country replacement uses a 287-horsepower Pentastar V6 engine. Meanwhile, in plug-in hybrid guise, a 16kWh lithium-ion battery allows a zero-emission ...

  • According to a recent survey commissioned by Roadster, an Internet-based car buying platform, half of new car buyers will consider buying their next car fully online, Digital Journal reports.  Why? Better prices and selection are the two main reasons people cited. At the same time, the majority of those surveyed noted that even if they buy online, they still want to go to the dealership for test drives and service. Another majority would pay a small fee for a concierge service, including home delivery and at-home paperwork, the study found.

  • As you probably know, Warner Bros. will release their highly anticipated Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice movie on March 25th, 2016. Through a partnership with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) fans can now order a 2016 Jeep Renegade Dawn of Justice Special Edition. Yes, it’s the same Renegade that Batman himself drives around Metropolis in the movie trailer. Actually, other FCA models will also appear on the screen. “Thanks to an extensive brand and product portfolio, we were able to address every automobile need for the movie including Jeep, Dodge, Chrysler, FIAT, Alfa Romeo and Maserati, and from our sister ...

  • Ferrari and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) are now officially separated. The move, completed on January 3rd, was immediately followed by the Ferrari Listing Ceremony on the Italian Stock Exchange in Milan.  Under the terms of the separation, FCA shareholders are entitled to receive one common share of Ferrari for every 10 FCA common shares held.  In addition, holders of FCA mandatory convertible securities are entitled to receive 0.77369 common shares of Ferrari for each MCS unit of $100 in notional amount. “Ferrari: A new milestone, a new start” were the words Ferrari Chairman Sergio Marchionne inscribed in the guest book ...

  •   Photo: FCA The new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Chrysler stunned the media today at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit with the introduction of the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica. That’s right: The company is resurrecting a name from 2004-2008 for what will be the Town & Country replacement. More importantly, the Pacifica will be available as a plug-in hybrid — a segment first. Chrysler promises a fuel economy rating of 2.9Le/100km in the city and a zero-emission range of 48 kilometres. Total range is estimated at more than 850 kilometres.  The regular, gasoline-powered model will use a ...

  • Pros: The 2016 Dodge Journey delivers bold design, modern technologies, a safe driving experience, and a pleasant interior with lots of storage options and seating for up to seven. It’s also the most affordable midsize crossover in Canada. For even more style and value, check out the Crossroad model with its striking fascias, 19” Hyper Black wheels, Platinum Chrome body trim, and leather-faced seats with sport mesh inserts.   Cons: Admittedly, styling is getting old, and the Journey still looks too much like a Grand Caravan. Interior quality is lower than the competition, and fuel economy is very disappointing. The ...

  • Hellcat is the dirtiest word in car business these days and FCA knows it. How does one capitalize on this kind of exposure? Make all things Hellcat.  The latest addition to this exclusive club will be the fastest of the lot: the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. It will feature the same supercharged 6.2L V8 good for 700 horsepower but there will be one important difference: AWD.  The Grand Cherokee SRT is the quickest of the SRT thanks to having four wheels working in unison for forward momentum. The Trackhawk will have the same advantage. Plus (or is that minus?), the GC ...

  • Jeep has chosen the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show, which kicks off next week, to introduce special editions of its popular SUVs. First, the Jeep Wrangler Backcountry is based on the Wrangler Sahara and offers all the capabilities you need to tackle winter. Sporting a Backcountry decal on the front fender and rear panel, it rides on 17” Rubicon wheels finished in black and comes with a selection of five body colours (blue, black, white, granite, and purple). The cabin features leather inserts, an Alpine stereo, all-season floor mats, and Bluetooth connectivity. The Wrangler Backcountry will go on sale in ...

  • La Fiat 124 Spider a fait ses débuts aujourd’hui au Salon de Los Angeles, et on anous annonce déjà qu’une édition anniversaire, produite en seulement 124 copies, sera commercialisée. Reste à savoir si le marché nord-américain, qui vendra la Fiat 124 Spider au courant de 2016, pourra mettre la main sur quelques-unes des éditions spéciales. Si vous lui trouvez un air de famille avec la Mazda MX-5, vous n’avez pas la berlue, puisque la Fiat 124 Spider partage quelques composantes avec elle. Elle est également dotée de quelques éléments de design de la Spider originale de 1966. La petite Italienne ...

  • The Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) has started rolling out a new driver’s licence with increased security that will prove much harder to falsify. It also consists of a stronger, polycarbonate card that will last all eight years of validation, as previously announced. The licence holder’s personal information is engraved by laser, and their photograph is now black and white in an exceptionally high resolution. Additional or improved security features, some of which are tactile or visual, will make it easier to distinguish a fake licence from a real one.  Old licences remain valid until their expiration date, ...

  • We exist in a society that relies heavily on looks. It’s a sad truth, and one we all have to live with whether we agree with it or not. Looks not only attract or dissuade, they also send a very clear message. In high school it was grunge/jock/prep/valley girl and in the car world it’s mundane/sophisticated/sporty/get the hell outta my way or I’ll crush you.  So, where does the ’15 RAM 1500 Black Sport fit into this mosaic of vehicle looks on the road? Well, you might have guessed from the name that it falls into the last category I ...

  • There are any number of reasons for owning a pickup truck; you’re a farmer, a builder, you tow a travel-trailer/boat or you simply have piles of stuff you wish to move around on a regular basis. However, we can now add family road trips to this list as the 2015 RAM 1500 EcoDiesel is just about perfect for the task. I know, as I’ve just returned from totting up nearly 1,000 kilometres sampling the delights of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia -- and without once ever stopping to refuel. Yes, with the RAM 1500 boasting best-in-class fuel ...

  • The new 2017 Chrysler Town & Country, which will enter production at the Windsor assembly plant next February, will feature many new technologies according to Automotive News. The list includes available Open 'n Go foot activation for the sliding doors and rear liftgate, along with USB ports in each of the three rows of seats. Under the hood of the new Town & Country, look for an upgraded 3.6L Pentastar V6 mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission for the first time. A plug-in hybrid variant will join the lineup later in 2016, not to mention an AWD model using an ...

  • If you’re of the “save the planet” mindset, then listen up: next time you consider taking a road trip, don’t. Instead, book a flight.  Seems a bit backwards, right? As the auto industry continues to improve fuel efficiency and by association fuel ratings and emissions, they’re not quite there yet. As it stands, according to a professor at UMTRI (also a director of Sustainable Worldwide Transportation) in an article published by The Detroit Bureau, it takes twice as much energy to drive in car than it does to fly in a plane.  According to the article: “Sivak found that the ...

  • A report from Bloomberg hints at a luxurious new Jeep model that would go head-to-head with Mercedes-Benz and Land Rover SUVs. Does that mean we can expect pricing for this upscale Jeep to reach six figures? It's anyone's guess at this point. As you probably know, SUV sales around the world are steadily increasing, and new models keep coming to market, so Jeep may be missing out on a great opportunity. “When I see a Range Rover on the street, my blood boils, because we should be able to do a thing like that,” Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne ...

  • First look at SRT Tomahawk Vision Gran Turismo Photo: FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has released new images and a video of its upcoming SRT Tomahawk Vision Gran Turismo that will star in Gran Turismo 6. There are no details about this single-seat hybrid sports car at the moment, but the company promises to give more information soon. So far, the list of cars in Gran Turismo 6 looks pretty impressive, and gamers will have more selection than ever. 

  • According to Automotive News, Fiat Chrysler is secretly developing a 2.2L turbo-diesel engine for the Chrysler 200 in an effort to rival the Volkswagen Passat TDI.  A member at Allpar.com successfully logged into the DealerConnect secured website (which Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge dealers use to get all the information on their models) and discovered a brand new configuration for the 2015 Chrysler 200. Reports indicate a 2.2L 16-valve DeTomaso engine, and of course there's no such thing in Fiat Chrysler's portfolio right now. However, we know that Alfa Romeo is working on a 2.2L turbo-diesel unit ranging from 135-210 horsepower; ...

  • Fiat-Chrysler has announced a $2 billion investment to modernize and re-tool its Windsor assembly plant in Ontario, where the company's next-generation minivans (including a hybrid version) will be produced. CEO Sergio Marchionne also hinted that a new crossover may come out of Windsor. Both the provincial and federal governments will stay out of the project despite Marchionne threatening to move production if public funds aren't secured. A few days ago, Fiat-Chrysler officially tolled the bell for the Dodge Grand Caravan, leaving all the room for the more luxurious Chrysler Town & Country. Source: Radio-Canada

  • A lot of interesting — and troubling — finds were revealed at a privacy and cyber-security forum in Livonia, Michigan, yesterday. Some of them pertained to the growing threat of hackers and ways to prevent them from stealing cars... or possibly more. As reported by Autoblog, a 14-year-old boy successfully hacked into the car of a major automaker while participating in a five-day summer camp with fellow high school and college students as well as industry experts. After spending $15 on parts at Radio Shack and building his own circuit board, he managed to activate the windshield wipers, lock and ...

  • The new Jeep Renegade is the Official Car of the ‘14 On Fire’ The Rolling Stones European tour. The legendary rock band signed a copy of the vehicle during their visit to Rome on June 22nd, and it will be auctioned on December 23rd by CharityBuzz. Right now, the highest bid is $23,000, but this special Renegade is estimated to be worth $40,000. There are still a few days left, but you should know that the vehicle cannot be registered or legally driven outside of Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Source : charitybuzz.com

  • Pros One of the more popular CUVs in Canada has also been chosen as a “Top Safety Pick” by the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The functional and high-value 2015 Dodge Journey is available in nine different trim levels, with front- or all-wheel drive, and with advanced entertainment systems. If you hesitate between an SUV, a wagon and a minivan, the Journey might be the way to go. Cons Overall styling is distinctive, but the family resemblance to the Grand Caravan minivan is not necessarily a good thing. Interior quality is lower than the competition, and fuel economy ...

  • Deliveries of the sensational 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat from the Brampton assembly plant to dealerships across the U.S. and Canada will soon begin. The company received more than 4,500 orders in the first five days of availability.  The very first production unit was recently sold at an auction for $825,000 USD, but customers will have to pay just $59,995 USD plus freight, destination and gas-guzzler tax to get their hands on one.  Canadian pricing is set at a very reasonable $63,995. That’s 707 horsepower for under $64k. That’s one Hellcat of a bargain if you ask us.  In case ...

  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) said that the 2018 Jeep Wrangler will offer an 8-speed automatic transmission that will improve fuel economy by 9% from the existing 5-speed unit. "The 8-speed transmission is currently paired with gasoline and diesel engines in the 2014 Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee and is also featured in the new 2014 Dodge Durango. We plan to use this transmission in all of our rear-wheel-drive vehicles, except for heavy-duty versions of the Ram pick-up truck and the SRT Viper," the company wrote in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Automotive News reports. The 8-speed ...

  • Based on the FIAT Doblò, the new 2015 Ram ProMaster City is a compact cargo van that will expand the company's commercial vehicle portfolio and market share. It also marks the world’s first commercial-van application of a 9-speed automatic transmission.   Photo: Chrysler Equipped with a 2.4L Tigershark engine that produces 178 hp and 174 lb-ft, the 2015 Ram ProMaster City offers up to 3,729 litres of cargo room and a total of eight different interior configurations including six for the 2-passenger Tradesman and two for the 5-passenger Wagon. There are over 30 modern safety features including seven airbags and ...

  • Louisville, Kentucky ― La motivation est un puissant atout, surtout quand elle se conjugue avec la passion. Chrysler fait preuve d'enthousiasme et de passion depuis des décennies, accouchant de produits qui révolutionnent l'industrie automobile... alors que d'autres passent presque inaperçus et sortent uniquement de la cour des concessionnaires avec des gros rabais à l'achat. C'est le cas de la Chrysler Sebring et de la Dodge Avenger, 2 modèles dont le seul véritable succès dépendait des compagnies de location et autres gestionnaires de parcs de véhicules. Le fabricant américain a donc tourné son attention vers son enfant chérie (mais mal aimée ...

  • Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has confirmed that a plug-in hybrid version of the next-generation Chrysler Town & Country minivan will hit the market by the end of 2015, a year earlier than he predicted on May 6th. In the future, Chrysler will give the hybrid treatment to other vehicles including a full-size crossover. Chrysler brand director Al Gardner suggested that a plug-in hybrid minivan could achieve fuel economy that would rival the much smaller Toyota Prius. Marchionne remains sceptical about the benefits of this technology, however, claiming it will never meet the needs of all drivers in terms of range, ...

  • Summary Rating: Complete Rating     Styling (82%) Accessories (78%) Space and Access (76%) Comfort (82%) Performance (85%) Driving Dynamics (85%) Safety (77%) General Appreciation (90%)     Portland, OR -- Horsepower can be intoxicating, enticing, and intimidating all at once. The desire to go ever faster is engrained in the human psyche; why else would we produce the machines we do, rejoice at racetracks, and speed across salt flats as fast as we possibly can? Speed demons are just that: demons. They need to be satiated, and well contained or else… So, what happens when all that rebellion (and ...

  • The very first production Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat (chassis #0001), the only one to be finished in Viper SRT’s Stryker Red paint, was recently sold at an auction for $825,000 USD. It comes with special Hellcat badging, specific VIN documentation, and one-of-a-kind memorabilia including a special HEMI painted presentation box, an electronic vehicle build book and video documentary. All proceeds from the sale will be donated to the charity organization Opportunity Village, which helps people with intellectual disabilities. The Engelstad Family Foundation matched that donation, bringing the total to $1.65 million USD. Source : motorauthority.com

  • Vous serez récompensé lors de chacun de vos déplacements à bord de la toute nouvelle Chrysler 200 2015. Peu importe le siège que vous occupez, vous serez entouré d'élégance, d'une conception de calibre mondial, et d'une technologie évoluée à l’intérieur de la berline intermédiaire la plus abordable au pays16. Vous pourrez également profiter d'une amélioration du rendement énergétique pouvant atteindre 26 % comparativement au modèle précédent. Le luxe abordable fait son entrée. 

  • MOST POWERFUL MUSCLE CAR EVER. 707 HORSEPOWER THE FASTEST MUSCLE CAR EVER. 10.8 SECOND 1/4 MILE *NHRA certified 10.8 @126 with street legal drag radial tires. *NHRA certified 11.2 @125 with production tires. DODGE CHALLENGER SRT® HELLCAT IS THE MOST POWERFUL MUSCLE CAR EVER—707 HP The SRT® Hellcat is out of the proverbial bag. 707 horsepower. Has a nice ring to it. And it has a bite that you won’t believe. Power. Period. End of discussion. A red key unlocks the full potential of this American dream. Once you hear the power, there’s no turning back. Unleash the beast. Download ...

  • J.D. Power's 2014 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study was released this week, offering a barometer of owner satisfaction based on 77 criteria such as navigation, design, and fuel economy. Leading the pack this year is Porsche with 882 points out of a possible 1,000, followed by Jaguar (862), Audi (858), Land Rover (853), and BMW (849). At the bottom of the list, you'll find Scion (779), Fiat (768), Subaru (766), Jeep (762), and Mitsubishi (748). The industry average is 794 points. By the way, Hyundai ranks highest among non-premium brands in the study. The Korean company was ...

  • With its upscale interior and exclusive 9- spd. transmission, in the mid-size sedan segment Chrysler just went from barely competing, to the one to compete against.

  • When you're this versatile, you can get away with having a mug like Homer Simpson. Looks aside, the working cargo van is a growing segment here in North America, having long been a European commercial mainstay.   What is the 2014 Ram ProMaster? The ProMaster is built on Fiat's Ducato platform, which has been one of the most successful European commercial vehicles for over 30 years, with over 4.5 million sold. The first collaboration between the Fiat Professional and Chrysler Ram teams, the ProMaster is adapted to meet our safety and emissions standards. With class-exclusive front-wheel drive configuration, the ProMaster's ...

  • Louisville, KY -- Motivation itself is one of the great motivators. Motivation mixed with passion is a recipe for success, at least it should be. Chrysler has demonstrated passion and enthusiasm for decades, and in the process have created some game-changing products, as well some that did little but fill dealer lots only to be heavily discounted to move. One such product line has been the Sebring/Avenger duo that, although popular, has never left a mark on its segments other than being a fleet star. Although good for the bottom line, Chrysler turned their attention to one of their bestselling ...

  • The all-new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT will be the most powerful Challenger ever thanks to an optional supercharged 6.2L HEMI Hellcat V8 engine producing more than 600 horsepower. The standard 6.4L HEMI V8 generates 485 horsepower. Both engines are mated to a segment-first 8-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission. The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT also features exclusive alloy wheels, the largest front-brake package ever installed on an SRT vehicle, as well as an all-new driver-centric cockpit with world-class materials and cutting-edge technology. Production of the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT will begin in the third quarter of this year at the Brampton assembly ...

  • Better late than never: Chrysler is reportedly working on hybrid variants of certain key vehicles, mostly under the Jeep brand. That's what a Chrysler executive in the Asian-Pacific region told Australia's Drive. Right now, the California-exclusive Fiat 500e is the automaker's lone green car. While a final decision has yet to be announced, Chrysler is starting to make efforts to meet the new fuel consumption standards that will soon come into effect in both the U.S. and Europe. Source : techno-car.fr

  • During a press conference at the 2014 Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) crowned the new Jeep Cherokee as the 2014 Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year. This came right after the Mazda6 was announced as the 2014 Canadian Car of the Year. The 2014 Jeep Cherokee beat the 12 category winners picked by AJAC members following their annual TestFest Source : fr.ajac.ca  

  • According to Road & Track, the new, fourth-generation Jeep Wrangler may come with an available power retractable top. This is definitely great news for potential buyers who dislike manually retracting soft tops and heavy, removable hard tops. In related news, safety concerns are forcing Jeep to consider eliminating the removable windshield (which would also simplify vehicle assembly), while the iconic spare tire on the back could be dropped in an effort to reduce weight. Source : roadandtrack.com

  • The redesigned 2015 Chrysler 200, unveiled in Detroit, will go on sale across Canada in the second quarter of 2014 starting at $22,495, the company announced. It will become the industry's first midsize sedan with a standard 9-speed automatic transmission.

  • Sommaire Se démarquant par son raffinement et sa finition de qualité supérieure, la Chrysler 300 2014 figure parmi les voitures les plus luxueuses et les plus sportives de sa catégorie. Ses nombreuses versions lui permettent de ratisser large en matière de public cible. Prix (de base) 300 Touring : 34 925 $ 300S : 38 295 $ 300C : 39 295 $ 300C Séries Luxury : 41 295 $ 300 SRT : 49 395 $ Sous le capot La Chrysler 300 2014 est livrée de série avec un V6 Pentastar 3,6 litres à VVT qui développe 292 chevaux. Sont aussi ...

  • Pour célébrer son centenaire en 2014, Dodge a annoncé le lancement de la Charger et de la Challenger édition 100e anniversaire, qui fera son entrée chez les concessionnaires américains au 1er trimestre de 2014.   Seule « muscle car » au monde se déclinant en modèle 4 portes, la Dodge Charger édition 100e anniversaire est basée sur la Charger SXT Plus et est équipée du V6 Pentastar de 300 chevaux. Une motorisation V8 5,7 L HEMI tirée de la Charger R/T Plus et développant 370 chevaux est également proposée. En ce qui concerne la Challenger, le V6 Pentastar de 305 chevaux ou ...

  • Ram a annoncé l’arrivée en 2015 de son ProMaster City, une petite fourgonnette de type commercial. Basé sur la Fiat Doblo, ce véhicule s’ajoutera à la famille Ram et proposera aux conducteurs nord-américains des caractéristiques parmi les plus recherchées par les clients commerciaux. « Notre relation fructueuse avec Fiat Professional, l’un des principaux manufacturiers de camions commerciaux au monde, donne à Ram un avantage sur la concurrence avec un accès à des produits éprouvés et une technologie qui plaisent à nos clients américains et canadiens», selon Reid Bigland, président et directeur général chez Ram. Aucun autre détail concernant les prix, la ...