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NewsChrysler Pacifica AWD on the Way, Union Official Says
How can today’s minivans be cool and remain relevant in a world of SUV and crossover-obsessed consumers? The Toyota Sienna found a way by offering an all-wheel drive option, making it more suitable and a little more pleasant to drive for families having to endure snow, ice and other slippery …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2019 Best Buys: Chrysler Pacifica
Every year, the team of journalists at The Car Guide establishes its Best Buys in all categories of cars and trucks, including the minivan segment. Once again, it’s the Chrysler Pacifica that grabs the Best Buy title in its category. As a family vehicle, the Pacifica shines with room and …
NewsAJAC Announces its 2019 Canadian Car of the Year Category Winners
During the Montreal International Auto Show, The Automobile Journalist Association of Canada revealed its category winners of its 2019 Canadian Car of The Year program. In the Small Car category, the 2019 Kia Forte took the title, and AJAC journalists gave it the highest subjective value rating. It beat the …
NewsFCA Announces Major Moves… and Chrysler’s Not Dead Yet
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne and its executive management team held a meeting last Friday where they announced the company’s 2018-2022 plan and strategy. As expected, there are a lot of big changes and shuffling on the horizon. Here’s a brief recap… Jeep The launch of a three-row SUV …
NewsFCA Releases a Sportier Chrysler Pacifica
Are you a performance enthusiast? You’ve long been the proud owner of a sports car, but life has caught up to you too fast and you’ve suddenly woken up to four little rascals? Don’t worry, because FCA has precisely what you need: the Pacifica S, a sporty minivan! Available in …
NewsChrysler Portal Concept unveiled at CES
According to FCA, the millennial generation will be settling down and starting their families, and it was important to figure out what these people want or need in a future family vehicle. The Chrysler Portal Concept was thus designed by Millennials for Millennials, and presented at this year’s Consumer Electronics …
NewsAJAC Unveils its Best New Vehicles of 2017
Following an intensive week of testing at the end of October, the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada announced its Best New Vehicle awards for 2017, split into eight distinct categories. A photo-finish ending in all cases, based on the subjective evaluation of more than 60 Canadian journalists, gathered at the …
NewsDodge's Charger and Challenger won't be Redesigned Before 2020
People who don’t like big, environmentally unfriendly cars frequently say that FCA’s LX platform-based vehicles—the Chrysler 300 and the Dodge Charger/Challenger—no longer have their place in the modern world. Police forces, taxi drivers and limo services might disagree, but anyway. It seems like those vehicles will stay on the market …
NewsMore Airbag Woes; FCA Recalls Nearly 2 Million Vehicles
The airbag defect story has been a huge one in 2016. Takata had to recall tens of millions of defective units, as have a number of automakers in recent months. Just last week, GM issued a recall for roughly 4.3 million defective airbags around the globe. Of the 1.9 million …
RecallsA Recall for ZF
What has nine speeds and must be recalled? Around half-a-million vehicles equipped with a ZF gearbox! Previously, only some Fiat Chrysler Automobiles models were involved; now, the recall has been expanded to cover a large array of vehicles fitted with this transmission. According to the German parts manufacturer, vehicles from …
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