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  • jeep cherokee 2014.automotiveIT
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    Fiat Chrysler acts on hacking report, recalls 1.4 million cars

    2015-07-26T18:35:53Z

    The 2014 Jeep Cherokee is among the vehicles getting a software update (Photo: Jeep) Fiat Chrysler (FCA) recalled 1.4 million vehicles in the US following a report on the wired.com web site that two hackers had successfully manipulated the in-car systems of a Jeep Cherokee. FCA said the voluntary ...

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    Fiat to build Jeeps in Italy

    2012-12-20T17:11:51Z

    Fiat will start building Jeeps in Italy from 2014. The Italian carmaker said Thursday it plans to invest more than 1 billion euros in its plant in Melfi in southern Italy to build both a new Jeep brand vehicle and a new Fiat. Melfi will be "one of the most ...

  • naias 2013.automotiveIT
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    Detroit auto show

    2012-11-06T13:03:08Z

    The 2013 Detroit auto show, officially known as NAIAS, kicks off January 14, with US carmakers enjoying strong sales momentum and an improved domestic outlook. The most important annual US automotive event starts with two press days - Jan 14 and 15 - followed by an industry preview on Jan ...

  • chrysler 3d modeling.automotiveIT
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    Fiat manufacturing likely to benefit from Chrysler's 3d modeling

    2012-10-19T12:33:49Z

    DETROIT - It”˜s too early for specifics, but Chrysler”˜s use of 3d modeling for its powertrain manufacturing is likely to be used in Fait plant as well. For the past two years, the US-based carmaker, which is majorityowned by Italy”˜s Fiat, has been deploying 3d manufacturing software to improve and ...

  • 2013 SRT Viper.automotiveIT
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    Chrysler enlists Sprint for infotainment connectivity

    2012-08-08T14:19:45Z

    The 2013 Dodge Viper will feature Uconnect Access with connectivity provided by Sprint (Photo: Chrysler Chrysler has enlisted Sprint to provide connectivity to its Uconnect Access infotainment platform. The US carmaker, majority owned by Italy's Fiat, has teamed up with Sprint to integrate wireless technology into its UConnect Access offering. ...

  • chrysler 3d.automotiveIT
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    At Chrysler, 3D technology improves factory planning

    2012-08-07T12:45:56Z

    3D lets engineers see how parts are delivered to an operator in the "Golden Zone” (Photo: Chrysler) Chrysler is using new 3D technology to plan for the launch of two new transmissions at its Kokomo, Indiana, factory. The US carmaker, which is majority-owned by Italy's Fiat, said it is using ...

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    US, German carmakers to demo fast EV charger

    2012-05-03T16:53:57Z

    ACEA will make this combined charger the standard for new EVs in Europe from 2017 (Photo: VW) A group of eight US and German carmakers will demonstrate a common fast-charging technology they hope will accelerate the spread of electric vehicles. Volkswagen, Â Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Daimler, Ford, General Motors and ...

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    EV maker Fisker appoints Tom LaSorda as CEO

    2012-02-29T09:19:05Z

    Tom LaSorda Specialist electric-vehicle maker Fisker Automotive has appointed Tom LaSorda as CEO. Company co-founder Henrik Fisker will step aside to become executive chairman. Henrik Fisker will focus on building the Fisker brand in global markets as well as on the styling and design of future models. Fisker Automotive's only ...