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Upcoming Jeep Wrangler will likely see EcoDiesel V6, 8-speed automatic

The next-generation Jeep Wrangler will likely receive two major updates under the skin when the new model arrives in 2018.

According to Autoblog, an anonymous source within Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles says the Wrangler is destined to receive the company’s EcoDiesel 3.0-litre V6 and an eight-speed automatic transmission. 68 more words

Cars And Car Design

Unifor vows to keep WAP supplier jobs local

In an “unusual” move, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has decided against renewing its contract with a long-time parts supplier to the Windsor Assembly Plant.

But union officials are hopeful the work will remain in the region, regardless of who takes over assembly of wheels and rims for the minivan plant. 563 more words

Windsor

A weaker Canadian dollar unlikely to save country's ailing auto sector, execs say

TORONTO — A strong Canadian dollar has wounded the country’s auto manufacturing sector over the last decade, but the currency’s recent drop to a near six-year low is unlikely to spur a rush of new investment, say senior industry executives. 517 more words

Economy

Ram pickup gets dressed up to catch luxury truck wave

The classic, rugged American pickup has become a lot more posh.

Ford, General Motors and Ram offer pickups that can top $60,000, and Ford, the segment leader, sells the most as a percentage of sales. 375 more words

News

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's stock surges 49% since NYSE debut, but analysts aren't impressed

Buoyed by plans to spin off Ferrari, Sergio Marchionne of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has supplanted Tesla Motors Inc.’s Elon Musk as the chief executive officer with the car industry’s best-performing stock. 677 more words

Investing

Is Chrysler going to offer a turbodiesel 200 sedan?

Chrysler could be on track to expand its diesel engine offerings in North America.

The word comes from Automotive News, which says a member from fan website Allpar.com took a look at Chrysler’s secure dealer website and discovered a new 2.2-litre turbodiesel — codenamed ‘DeTomaso’ — associated with the newly-redesigned 200 sedan. 94 more words

Science And Technology