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September 04, 2020 FCA, PSA to Share Platform for Small CarsThe article cited a letter that was reportedly sent by FCA to suppliers regarding the discontinuation of research and development for small and subcompact vehicles. In the FCA portfolio, this includes the Fiat 500 and the Jeep Renegade.
As one, the PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will carry the May 08, 2020 U.S. Down to Last 30-Day Supply of Pickup TrucksSome, however, fear that the available trucks won’t be enough to satisfy demand. Leading truck makers in America—Ford, General Motors, and FCA—have still not finalized plans on the resumption of production in their facilities. And even if they restart operations again, it could take a while to roll out new June 21, 2020 Fire Risks Prompt FCA to Recall Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid MinivansThe 12-volt battery equipped in the vehicle is in charge of bringing power to some auxiliary features of the minivan such as the radio and remote garage-door opener. If a part of the battery connection corrodes, it may cause a fire.
Chrysler said it will start sending out notifications to customers December 03, 2020 GM No Longer Fighting California’s Emissions LawsAsked about GM’s recent announcement, EPA says it is “interesting” to see the automaker changing its stance. Biden, meanwhile, expressed delight, saying it is “encouraging to hear” that the manufacturer is open to working with the new administration.
President-elect Joe Biden said it is “encouraging to hear” GM is August 27, 2020 Ford Gives F-150 Additional Standard Safety TechPreviously, F-150 buyers looking for a truck equipped with automatic emergency braking didn’t have much choice but to get a Lariat trim or higher. But a spokesperson for Ford confirmed that the company is now making the tech available on all trim levels of the truck. This is in addition August 17, 2020 FCA Looking to Recall up to 1 Million VehiclesFollowing reports that the automaker is mulling a wide-scale recall, a spokesman for FCA told online publication Car and Driver that it is working closely with the authorities at the EPA and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to find a solution to the problem.
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