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Does Fiat Chrysler Own Jeep?

The Jeep brand manufactures one of the most iconic SUVs in the world. Military roots and off-road prowess make the Jeep Wrangler stand out. The new Jeep Gladiator is essentially a Wrangler with a truck bed. the Jeep Grand Cherokee offers family-style versatility. But who owns Jeep and makes all the Jeep parts? Which auto …

Under the hood of a black 2020 Grand Cherokee Trackhawk on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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This Tigershark Engine Lawsuit Will Affect Countless Drivers

Attention Michigan residents: if you bought or leased any vehicle with a Tigershark engine, a lawsuit has been filed. Allegedly, Chrysler equipped several models with a defective Tigershark engine. According to CarComplaints they filed on August 9, 2020. The Chrysler lawsuit is for defective engines. Apparently, 2.4L Tigershark MultiAir 4-cylinder engines burn excessive amounts of …

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The Ram 1000 Could Be Our New Compact Ram Pickup

Ram does not currently have a mid-size or compact size pickup in its lineup. But, Ram does have a compact pickup available in other parts of the world. For example, the Ram 1000. So, could it become our new compact Ram pickup? The Ram Dakota Speculation in the automotive sphere has been that the off …

Cars

Worst Wagons of 2020

Wagons are the perfect medium between a compact car and an SUV. They are quickly becoming more and more popular. We’ve already been through Consumer Reports‘ best wagons of 2020, so it only makes sense that we would also write up a list of the worst wagons of 2020 as well. Anyone looking for a …

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Autos

These Startups Are Looking to Reshape Auto Retail

Car subscriptions are just one of the recent new ways automakers are looking to transform the car industry. Luxury automakers like BMW, Mercedes Benz, and Porsche are among those who are leading the way with car subscriptions of their own. There are also many startup companies looking to revolutionize the way we get new cars. …

A 2020 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon on display at an auto show
Trucks & SUVs

Consumer Reports: Worst 2020 SUVs

Where there are lists with winners of the top spots and highest ratings, there are earners of the lowest ratings as well. While the best list can help you choose which way to take your search, a list of the worst SUVS can help you know where not to look. These SUVs are the worst-rated …

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Cars

The Fiat That Was Actually a Ferrari

In some ways, buying a vintage Ferrari offers more freedom than buying a new one. Not to mention the potential savings. But even in the classics market, there are some Ferrari models that are often overlooked and under-appreciated. And some, although they never wore the Prancing Horse badge, were built with Maranello-derived tech. One of …

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Cars

The Car That Missed the Mark

In the history of cars, there are some awful ones out there. One that nearly always ranks at the top (or bottom rather) of the list is the Pontiac Aztek. Some even list it among the most hated cars. There is no doubt it was an experiment gone wrong.  Others aren’t awful but definitely missed the mark, like …

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Trucks & SUVs

See What Could Be The New Ram Mini-Truck

We’ve got a lot more details about the Fiat Strada mini-truck about to debut in South America and Mexico. Why is this significant? Because Ram could rebadge the Strada as an entry-level Ram pickup for the US. In Mexico, this is called the Ram 700. It’s a unibody small pickup similar in size to 1970s …

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Stay Off the Road Campaign Launched by FCA

Stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders from various municipalities across the country have taken hold with varying degrees of success in recent weeks. Still, some people that are not servicing essential functions choose to venture out. In an effort to encourage Americans to stay home during the COVID-19 outbreak, FCA has announced a new campaign across its Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, …

Cars

The Hottest Convertibles of 2020

Convertibles can make the most mundane trips an adventure. They offer limitless headspace and help you enjoy a beautiful day to the fullest. We’ve gathered the most eclectic droptops for you to experience in 2020. The Luxurious  2020 Ferrari 488 Pista Spider The 2020 Ferrari 488 Pista is an insane ride that’s powered by the …

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Whatever Happened to Fiat?

Fiat is a name that has popped up in the United States auto industry more than once. They sold vehicles here until 1983 when they shut down. But, you could be forgiven for thinking that the story ended there. The truth is that Fiat came back to the United States. However, analysts are starting to wonder for …

Trucks & SUVs

Top 10 SUVs Everybody Hates-Nobody Wants

The SUV is dominating not only America but all over the globe. It is such a huge segment now that most US vehicle manufacturers have dumped their car lines to make more SUVs and pickups. Nobody saw that coming except the beancounters. They saw the rise and decided it was more profitable to make SUVs …

Cars

Is the Fiat 124 Spider the Forgotten Miata?

The original Fiat 124 debuted in 1966 as a two-seat, rear-drive convertible with a simple-to-use convertible top. The brand reintroduced the model in 2016 as a joint venture with Mazda, which resulted in a mixed bag of Fiat and Mazda parts. The car is essentially a rebadged and reworked Mazda Miata, which isn’t a bad …

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Lego Brings the Classic Fiat 500 Back

While Hot Wheels may be the first choice for car enthusiast toys, Lego also has an impressive automotive catalog. The company’s produced Land Rover Defender, Volkswagen van, Ford F-150 Raptor, and Porsche 911 building kits. And now, there’s another icon joining the Lego family: the classic Fiat 500. While Fiat still makes a car called …

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This Fiat Panda is a Compact Electric 4×4

It’s not only celebrities that are going electric. Classic trucks and SUVs are now being converted to electric drive, keeping classic utility without problematic powertrains. Swapping the engine out for an electric motor also makes affordable importable off-road SUVs easier to live with—fewer obscure parts to break. But SUVs aren’t the only off-roaders. Both Lancia …