The Truth About Cars » Jeep http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 05 May 2016 22:06:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Marchionne Straddles the World, Shouting ‘Jeeps for Everyone!’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/marchionne-straddles-the-world-shouting-jeeps-for-everyone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/marchionne-straddles-the-world-shouting-jeeps-for-everyone/#comments Mon, 02 May 2016 16:45:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1335122 The Jeep brand is Fiat-Chrysler’s biggest money maker, so it’s no wonder that CEO Sergio Marchionne is scattering factories around the world like a sailor’s offspring. The company’s head honcho outlined his business plan for the brand in an interview published by Automotive News, and it involves no longer having to make a “Sophie’s Choice” […]

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The Jeep brand is Fiat-Chrysler’s biggest money maker, so it’s no wonder that CEO Sergio Marchionne is scattering factories around the world like a sailor’s offspring. The company’s head honcho outlined his business plan for the brand in an interview published by Automotive News, and it involves no longer having to make a “Sophie’s Choice” […]

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Fiat-Chrysler Earnings Rise Sharply; Ram Production Coming to Sterling Heights http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/fiat-chryslers-earnings-rise-sharply-ram-production-coming-to-sterling-heights/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/fiat-chryslers-earnings-rise-sharply-ram-production-coming-to-sterling-heights/#comments Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1331714 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has a good morning today, after FCA announced boosted profit and earnings spurred by healthy sales in the U.S. and Europe. First quarter net profits were up from just above the break-even point a year ago to 451 million euros ($539.4 million), according to The Detroit News, with pre-tax […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has a good morning today, after FCA announced boosted profit and earnings spurred by healthy sales in the U.S. and Europe. First quarter net profits were up from just above the break-even point a year ago to 451 million euros ($539.4 million), according to The Detroit News, with pre-tax […]

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Roll With It: FCA Voluntarily Recalls 1.1 Million Models With Confusing Gear Selector http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/roll-with-it-fca-voluntarily-recalls-1-1-million-models-with-confusing-gear-selector/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/roll-with-it-fca-voluntarily-recalls-1-1-million-models-with-confusing-gear-selector/#comments Sat, 23 Apr 2016 14:00:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1330441 Like an unoccupied Dodge Charger stuck in “Drive,” Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ gear selector controversy was rapidly building momentum before yesterday’s announcement. Responding to numerous instances of runaway vehicles and an expanding National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation, FCA voluntarily recalled 811,586 vehicles in the U.S. and 52,144 in Canada, and a further 265,473 in Mexico […]

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Like an unoccupied Dodge Charger stuck in “Drive,” Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ gear selector controversy was rapidly building momentum before yesterday’s announcement. Responding to numerous instances of runaway vehicles and an expanding National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation, FCA voluntarily recalled 811,586 vehicles in the U.S. and 52,144 in Canada, and a further 265,473 in Mexico […]

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Want Your Vehicle to Retain its Value? Make Sure it’s Big, or Bigger http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/want-vehicle-retain-value-make-sure-big-bigger/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/want-vehicle-retain-value-make-sure-big-bigger/#comments Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1325042 If you’re looking to get the most money back when you drop your car onto the used market in five years, better get into something large and utilitarian. Large and midsize trucks and SUVs grab the top five-year resale values in Edmund’s 2016 Retained Value Awards, with conventional and luxury midsize and large cars depreciating […]

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If you’re looking to get the most money back when you drop your car onto the used market in five years, better get into something large and utilitarian. Large and midsize trucks and SUVs grab the top five-year resale values in Edmund’s 2016 Retained Value Awards, with conventional and luxury midsize and large cars depreciating […]

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Petition Demands That Sergio Spin Off Jeep in Order to Save It http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/petition-demands-sergio-spin-off-jeep-order-save/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/petition-demands-sergio-spin-off-jeep-order-save/#comments Sat, 09 Apr 2016 15:47:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1321018 A group of Jeep fans wants Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne to make a Sophie’s Choice-style decision to save their beloved offroader. To avoid the destruction of the storied brand at the hands of its parent company, FCA must cast it loose, the group states in a strongly-worded Change.org petition. “As owners and fans of […]

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A group of Jeep fans wants Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne to make a Sophie’s Choice-style decision to save their beloved offroader. To avoid the destruction of the storied brand at the hands of its parent company, FCA must cast it loose, the group states in a strongly-worded Change.org petition. “As owners and fans of […]

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Junkyard Find: 1993 Jeep Cherokee, Pink Camouflage Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1993-jeep-cherokee-pink-camouflage-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1993-jeep-cherokee-pink-camouflage-edition/#comments Fri, 01 Apr 2016 12:00:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1312754 Examples of the XJ Jeep Cherokee are everywhere in Denver junkyards (nearly as numerous as late-1990s Subaru Outbacks, these days), and it takes a special one to make me deploy my camera. I thought the factory-installed orange tape stripes on this ’91 Cherokee Sport were interesting, and now today’s ’93 with innovative tree-branches-and-rattlecans camo job […]

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Examples of the XJ Jeep Cherokee are everywhere in Denver junkyards (nearly as numerous as late-1990s Subaru Outbacks, these days), and it takes a special one to make me deploy my camera. I thought the factory-installed orange tape stripes on this ’91 Cherokee Sport were interesting, and now today’s ’93 with innovative tree-branches-and-rattlecans camo job […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen e-Stall, Jeep Debut Has a Latin Flavor, and GM Has a Good Day in Court http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-e-stall-jeep-debut-latin-flavor-gm-good-day-court/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-e-stall-jeep-debut-latin-flavor-gm-good-day-court/#comments Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1313834 If you didn’t think an electric car could stall, Volkswagen has a Golf-sized dose of reality for you. That, Jeep’s Compass/Patriot successor wants to woo south of the Equator, General Motors gets some good legal news, there’s money in them there charging stations, and Volvo gets a PR boost … after the break! e-Golf fades […]

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If you didn’t think an electric car could stall, Volkswagen has a Golf-sized dose of reality for you. That, Jeep’s Compass/Patriot successor wants to woo south of the Equator, General Motors gets some good legal news, there’s money in them there charging stations, and Volvo gets a PR boost … after the break! e-Golf fades […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Wrangler Pipeline Glut, Mark “Ka-Ching!” Fields, and GM’s Need for More Speeds http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-wrangler-pipeline-glut-mark-ka-ching-fields-gms-need-speeds/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-wrangler-pipeline-glut-mark-ka-ching-fields-gms-need-speeds/#comments Mon, 21 Mar 2016 14:30:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1307602 Americans might finally start to see a few of these so-called “Jeeps” roaming around their hometown. That, Mark Fields can pick up everyone’s tab, eight (speeds) isn’t enough at General Motors, the Phaeton ends its long farewell, and GM Korea wants out of its slump … after the break! Get ready for a Wrangler tsunami […]

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Americans might finally start to see a few of these so-called “Jeeps” roaming around their hometown. That, Mark Fields can pick up everyone’s tab, eight (speeds) isn’t enough at General Motors, the Phaeton ends its long farewell, and GM Korea wants out of its slump … after the break! Get ready for a Wrangler tsunami […]

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2016 Jeep Wrangler Sport S Review – Moab Deja Vu http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/2016-jeep-wrangler-sport-s-review-moab-deja-vu/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/2016-jeep-wrangler-sport-s-review-moab-deja-vu/#comments Fri, 18 Mar 2016 14:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1306393 It can take you a long time to start truly missing someone. Three years ago, I was dating a lovely federal attorney who had ordered herself a six-speed Wrangler Unlimited Sahara as a sort of step-stool to get her to the more adventurous life she thought we’d end up living together. In March of 2013, […]

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It can take you a long time to start truly missing someone. Three years ago, I was dating a lovely federal attorney who had ordered herself a six-speed Wrangler Unlimited Sahara as a sort of step-stool to get her to the more adventurous life she thought we’d end up living together. In March of 2013, […]

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Feast Your Eyes on These Tasty Jeeps, Peasants http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/feast-eyes-tasty-jeeps-peasants/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/feast-eyes-tasty-jeeps-peasants/#comments Thu, 10 Mar 2016 20:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1301489 In anticipation of the 50th Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah, Jeep turned its best and brightest designers loose and created seven concept vehicles you’ll probably never drive. But you can gaze, and you can dream. These rolling showcases for Jeep and Mopar performance parts crop up annually in advance of the off-road love-in (March […]

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In anticipation of the 50th Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah, Jeep turned its best and brightest designers loose and created seven concept vehicles you’ll probably never drive. But you can gaze, and you can dream. These rolling showcases for Jeep and Mopar performance parts crop up annually in advance of the off-road love-in (March […]

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What Does the Wrangler Pickup Mean for FCA? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/wrangler-pickup-mean-fca/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/wrangler-pickup-mean-fca/#comments Tue, 08 Mar 2016 16:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1295994 Two months ago at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Jeep CEO Mike Manley confirmed that the next generation Wrangler will spawn a pickup. No other official announcements related to the exciting new product have been released. But as TTAC reported in October (The Untapped Potential of Wrangler), the move was entirely predictable. […]

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Two months ago at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Jeep CEO Mike Manley confirmed that the next generation Wrangler will spawn a pickup. No other official announcements related to the exciting new product have been released. But as TTAC reported in October (The Untapped Potential of Wrangler), the move was entirely predictable. […]

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Could Jim Morrison Make a Smaller Ram Happen? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/jim-morrison-make-smaller-ram-happen/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/jim-morrison-make-smaller-ram-happen/#comments Wed, 02 Mar 2016 22:15:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1294858 Is there a chance that a leadership change at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles reported by Automotive News could lead to an often-speculated new pickup truck? Jeep’s longtime director Jim Morrison is leaving that post to head the Ram pickup and commercial vehicle division, replacing Bob Hegbloom, who is leaving for the global shores of Ram International. […]

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Is there a chance that a leadership change at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles reported by Automotive News could lead to an often-speculated new pickup truck? Jeep’s longtime director Jim Morrison is leaving that post to head the Ram pickup and commercial vehicle division, replacing Bob Hegbloom, who is leaving for the global shores of Ram International. […]

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Super Bowl 50 Commercials: Morning After Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/super-bowl-50-commercials-morning-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/super-bowl-50-commercials-morning-edition/#comments Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:00:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1282290 Some automakers decided that they would surprise viewers with their Super Bowl advertisements, rather than release them early and make my job easier. Some other advertisers decreed that #SB50 would be the night of bowel issues, or of projectile obstetrics. Let’s discuss the car ads I didn’t cover on Saturday … I’m sure there are other […]

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Some automakers decided that they would surprise viewers with their Super Bowl advertisements, rather than release them early and make my job easier. Some other advertisers decreed that #SB50 would be the night of bowel issues, or of projectile obstetrics. Let’s discuss the car ads I didn’t cover on Saturday … I’m sure there are other […]

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Dart, 200 On The Way Out; Wrangler Truck, Wagoneer On the Way In http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/dart-200-way-wrangler-truck-wagoneer-way/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/dart-200-way-wrangler-truck-wagoneer-way/#comments Wed, 27 Jan 2016 19:20:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1274545 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne on Wednesday said the automaker would rely more heavily on profitable Jeeps and Rams in North America and Europe to help its business remain profitable in other sagging areas and regions. “We are not of the view that this industry is facing an impending demise,” Marchionne said before announcing […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne on Wednesday said the automaker would rely more heavily on profitable Jeeps and Rams in North America and Europe to help its business remain profitable in other sagging areas and regions. “We are not of the view that this industry is facing an impending demise,” Marchionne said before announcing […]

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Jeep Pickup, Jeep Compass and Jeep Renegade: All The Things We’ll Probably Hear Tomorrow from Sergio http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/jeep-pickup-jeep-compass-jeep-renegade-things-well-probably-hear-tomorrow-sergio/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/jeep-pickup-jeep-compass-jeep-renegade-things-well-probably-hear-tomorrow-sergio/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2016 20:00:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1273841 On Wednesday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne will update investors on his long-term plans and fourth-quarter profits — namely, how many Jeeps it sold — during his scheduled earnings conference call. It’s widely expected that Sergio will address the near-certainty that Jeep will build a pickup based on the Wrangler, as well as the […]

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On Wednesday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne will update investors on his long-term plans and fourth-quarter profits — namely, how many Jeeps it sold — during his scheduled earnings conference call. It’s widely expected that Sergio will address the near-certainty that Jeep will build a pickup based on the Wrangler, as well as the […]

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TTAC News Round-up: There’s Something in the Water in Flint, Quebec Company Still Trading on Tesla’s Name, and Our Cadillac CT6 Invite Got Lost in the Mail http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-theres-something-water-flint-quebec-company-still-trading-teslas-name-cadillac-ct6-invite-got-lost-mail/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-theres-something-water-flint-quebec-company-still-trading-teslas-name-cadillac-ct6-invite-got-lost-mail/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2016 19:00:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1273633 Flint, Michigan’s water system is in dire straits thanks to a bad decision made by emergency managers. Now lead that’s seeping into drinking water is poisoning thousands of children in the city. That, Dubuc Motors really wants you to think they are related to Tesla, Jeep might be going commando, Porsche will continue to beat others over the […]

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Flint, Michigan’s water system is in dire straits thanks to a bad decision made by emergency managers. Now lead that’s seeping into drinking water is poisoning thousands of children in the city. That, Dubuc Motors really wants you to think they are related to Tesla, Jeep might be going commando, Porsche will continue to beat others over the […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Let’s Talk Carbon Emissions, Volkswagen’s Bigger Headache, and Plug-in Porsches http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-lets-talk-carbon-emissions-volkswagens-bigger-headache-plug-porsches/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-lets-talk-carbon-emissions-volkswagens-bigger-headache-plug-porsches/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:15:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269977 FCA has to clean up its act in a hurry, or pay a lot more to sell cars in the future. That, Europe wants Volkswagen to treat its owners the same as American owners, General Motors’ lawyers get down and dirty and Porsche’s plug-in 911 … after the break! Fiat Chrysler finishes last in fuel […]

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FCA has to clean up its act in a hurry, or pay a lot more to sell cars in the future. That, Europe wants Volkswagen to treat its owners the same as American owners, General Motors’ lawyers get down and dirty and Porsche’s plug-in 911 … after the break! Fiat Chrysler finishes last in fuel […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Investors Latest Headache for Volkswagen, New E-Class From $50K, and Dealers Surprised That You’re Surprised http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-latest-headache-volkswagen-new-e-class-50k-dealers-surprised-youre-surprised/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-latest-headache-volkswagen-new-e-class-50k-dealers-surprised-youre-surprised/#comments Mon, 18 Jan 2016 17:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269257 Investors say Volkswagen should have told the world they were cheating earlier because then they could have bought more Apple stock. That, Mercedes-Benz prices new E-Class in Europe, BMW’s bigger i3 battery and Jeep soars in Europe … after the break! Investors lining up to sue Volkswagen in Germany Large shareholders of Volkswagen are considering a […]

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Investors say Volkswagen should have told the world they were cheating earlier because then they could have bought more Apple stock. That, Mercedes-Benz prices new E-Class in Europe, BMW’s bigger i3 battery and Jeep soars in Europe … after the break! Investors lining up to sue Volkswagen in Germany Large shareholders of Volkswagen are considering a […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Infamous GM Engineer Speaks, You Only Get One With Dinner, and Hydrogen’s Hedged Bet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/#comments Sat, 16 Jan 2016 16:04:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1268041 The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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Fiat Chrysler Rebuffs Claims of Falsifying Sales http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/fiat-chrysler-rebuffs-claims-falsifying-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/fiat-chrysler-rebuffs-claims-falsifying-sales/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2016 15:00:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267545 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Thursday released a statement strongly denying claims made by a Illinois dealer that the automaker was strong-arming its dealers into reporting bogus sales and illegally paying complicit dealers to continue its long-running sales growth. This lawsuit is nothing more than the product of two disgruntled dealers who have failed to perform their obligations […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Thursday released a statement strongly denying claims made by a Illinois dealer that the automaker was strong-arming its dealers into reporting bogus sales and illegally paying complicit dealers to continue its long-running sales growth. This lawsuit is nothing more than the product of two disgruntled dealers who have failed to perform their obligations […]

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Dealer Accuses Fiat Chrysler of Falsifying Sales http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/dealer-accuses-fiat-chrysler-falsifying-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/dealer-accuses-fiat-chrysler-falsifying-sales/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:14:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1266201 An Illinois dealer said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, through its regional sales offices, was intimidating and bribing dealers to report bogus sales at the end of the month to reach inflated sales targets. Automotive News reported first on the lawsuit. The lawsuit filed by dealers of the Napleton Automotive Group accuses […]

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An Illinois dealer said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, through its regional sales offices, was intimidating and bribing dealers to report bogus sales at the end of the month to reach inflated sales targets. Automotive News reported first on the lawsuit. The lawsuit filed by dealers of the Napleton Automotive Group accuses […]

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NAIAS 2016: Jeep Boss Says He and Marchionne Want Jeep Pickup http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-jeep-boss-says-marchionne-want-jeep-pickup/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-jeep-boss-says-marchionne-want-jeep-pickup/#comments Tue, 12 Jan 2016 20:10:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265425 The Detroit News ran a story today claiming that Michael Manley, head of the Jeep brand, confirmed a Jeep pickup will be produced. However, careful reading of the quote given by the brand’s top executive reveals nothing but a hedge. “Sergio [Marchionne, FCA CEO] and I work very, very closely on the Jeep product portfolio, and both of […]

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The Detroit News ran a story today claiming that Michael Manley, head of the Jeep brand, confirmed a Jeep pickup will be produced. However, careful reading of the quote given by the brand’s top executive reveals nothing but a hedge. “Sergio [Marchionne, FCA CEO] and I work very, very closely on the Jeep product portfolio, and both of […]

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Jeep Rolls Out 75th Anniversary Editions; Yes, Patriot, Compass Too http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/jeep-rolls-75th-anniversary-editions-yes-patriot-compass/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/jeep-rolls-75th-anniversary-editions-yes-patriot-compass/#comments Wed, 06 Jan 2016 18:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1258545 If you didn’t know it was Jeep’s 75th anniversary this year, it’s your fault for not paying attention. Pretty much all of the automaker’s SUVs are rolling billboards for its “Since 1941” branding, and now Jeep is officially doing something to celebrate. Jeep launched its 75th Anniversary lineup Wednesday, which includes special editions for all its models. All […]

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If you didn’t know it was Jeep’s 75th anniversary this year, it’s your fault for not paying attention. Pretty much all of the automaker’s SUVs are rolling billboards for its “Since 1941” branding, and now Jeep is officially doing something to celebrate. Jeep launched its 75th Anniversary lineup Wednesday, which includes special editions for all its models. All […]

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Fiat Merger Won’t Happen Under Marchionne’s Watch http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/fiat-merger-wont-happen-marchionnes-watch/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/fiat-merger-wont-happen-marchionnes-watch/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 20:30:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256849 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chief Sergio Marchionne told Bloomberg on Monday that his company likely wouldn’t merge with another automaker before his tenure is up in 2018. The chief executive publicly courted General Motors in 2015 to merge two of the Big Three. GM CEO Mary Barra publicly refuted that partnership, and Marchionne seems to have […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chief Sergio Marchionne told Bloomberg on Monday that his company likely wouldn’t merge with another automaker before his tenure is up in 2018. The chief executive publicly courted General Motors in 2015 to merge two of the Big Three. GM CEO Mary Barra publicly refuted that partnership, and Marchionne seems to have […]

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Analyst: Tesla and FCA Wouldn’t Weather ‘Mild Recession’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/analyst-tesla-and-fca-wouldnt-weather-mild-recession/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/analyst-tesla-and-fca-wouldnt-weather-mild-recession/#comments Sun, 03 Jan 2016 17:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256369 Business Insider transportation editor Matthew DeBord (formerly of Jalopnik too) said Tesla and Fiat Chrysler’s stock show both companies’ susceptibility to market volatility and that each automaker could be in dire situations if a mild recession were to rear its head again. (Although he does note that the best return on an investment this time last […]

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Business Insider transportation editor Matthew DeBord (formerly of Jalopnik too) said Tesla and Fiat Chrysler’s stock show both companies’ susceptibility to market volatility and that each automaker could be in dire situations if a mild recession were to rear its head again. (Although he does note that the best return on an investment this time last […]

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