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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV under investigation for fraud by U.S. Justice Department, sources say

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is under investigation by the U.S. Justice Department for fraud, according to people familiar with the matter.

Prosecutors are scrutinizing whether the carmaker violated U.S. 687 more words

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Fiat Chrysler offering bounty to hackers for exposing security risks

Fiat Chrysler is turning to weekend car tinkerers and good-guy hackers to expose software vulnerability in its cars and trucks.

The Italian-American automaker is offering a bounty of US$150 to US$1,500 to people who spot software bugs and report them so they can be fixed. 150 more words

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FCA rolling out software update to fix confusing Jeep shifters

Fiat Chrysler is said to be introducing a software update to address transmission issues in Jeep Grand Cherokees from the 2014 and 2015 model years. 176 more words

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FCA will stop using Takata's dangerous airbag inflators

By next week, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to stop producing new vehicles in North America with the most dangerous type of Takata airbag inflators.

The company says its factories will stop using inflators that don’t have a chemical drying agent. 277 more words

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The Dodge Viper is dead; five special models planned

The Dodge Viper is coming to an end, but it’s not going into that good night quietly. America’s 645-horsepower V10 beast is going down screaming 25 years after it first went into production. 239 more words

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Ontario gives Fiat Chrysler $85.8 million to ‘safeguard’ Windsor plant

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says a government grant of up to $85.8 million to Fiat Chrysler to support production of a plug-in hybrid electric minivan is not “corporate welfare.” 182 more words

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Unifor sets priorities for Detroit Three contract talks

New product investment in Detroit Three plants in Windsor, Oshawa and Brampton is Unifor’s top priority as it gears up for Detroit Three contract talks later this summer, union officials said Thursday. 630 more words

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