Stellantis Selects I-CAR to Deliver Collision Training
I-CAR will provide and manage a portfolio of new Vehicle and Technology Specific Training courses, six of which will be required for all FCA Certified Collision Care shops.
FCA US and Aurora Partner to Develop and Deploy Self-Driving Commercial Vehicles
FCA US and Aurora announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding laying the groundwork for a partnership to develop and deploy self-driving commercial vehicles.
FCA to Expand Production Capacity, Electrify Jeep Vehicles
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) announced it is investing $4.5 billion to build a new assembly plant in Detroit and add production at five existing Michigan facilities, creating nearly 6,500 jobs.
FCA US Consolidates Automatic Emergency Braking Components for Model Year 2019
The first FCA US systems featured cameras and radar sensors mounted in the rearview mirror and front grille, respectively. The arrival earlier this year of the 2019 Ram 1500 full-size pickup consolidated these technologies behind the rearview mirror.
There’s a Jeep in the Family
My brother bought a new 2018 Jeep Wrangler Sahara the other day, and I asked him if he knew what it was made of. What we found out was very interesting.
Mike Anderson’s March Webinar to Focus on Fiat Chrysler Repair Procedures
Earlier this year, Mike Anderson launched a new series of free monthly webinars called “Learn to Research, Research to Learn,” with the goal of helping body shops find OEM repair specifications.
BASF Presents Winner of 2018 Detroit Middlecott Sketchbattle
Shubham Singh, a student at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, won the 2018 Detroit Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment presented by BASF. Singh won $2,500 and a championship belt designed by Mob Steel.
Fiat Chrysler Recommends SEM Adhesives, Seam Sealers, Foams for Collision Repair
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) now officially recommends 14 SEM products for auto body repair in accordance with FCA repair procedures.
Fiat Chrysler Sharing Takata Airbag-Recall Data with CCC
CCC Information Services and Fiat Chrysler announced that they’re “working together to address vehicle safety,” creating a new method for the automaker to identify recalled vehicles and help collision repairers notify affected vehicle owners.
Strong August U.S. Vehicle Sales ‘Small Step in Right Direction’ for Auto Industry
Edmunds is forecasting August sales of 1.53 million new cars and trucks in the United States, which would be an 8.2 percent jump over July and a 1.3 percent increase over August 2016.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to Join BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye in Developing Autonomous Driving Platform
The development partners intend to leverage each other’s individual strengths, capabilities and resources to enhance the platform’s technology, increase development efficiency and reduce time to market.
Chrysler Pacifica Wins Altair Enlighten Award for Innovation in Lightweighting
The body system, which shed 168 pounds, utilized high-strength steels and large amounts of dual-phase and hot-stamped material grades for improved impact protection at reduced weight.