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Fiat Chrysler Supplying Waymo With Up to 62,000 Robo Taxis

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will add up to 62,000 more vehicles to Alphabet Inc’s autonomous driving unit Waymo, the companies said on Thursday, as part of Waymo’s plans to roll out a commercial autonomous ride-hailing service in the U.S. later this year. Large tech companies, established automakers and venture capital backed startups including Uber and Tesla Inc are all stepping ... Read More »

Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Jeep Skipping This Year’s Paris Motor Show

Another three marques in a growing list of Paris departures. As the industry shifts to online showings and private debuts, and the cost for a large auto show stand regularly reaches into the millions, more automakers are deciding to forgo these events entirely. Most recently Lamborghini said it would be skipping the Paris Motor Show, and before that BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Now one ... Read More »

2017 Fiat 500e

Overview: The Fiat 500e is the black sheep of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles family. Built to appease the state of California and its zero-emission mandates, the 500e electric car has been a thorn in FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne’s side.  “I hope you don’t buy [the 500e],” Marchionne famously told attendees at a 2014 conference, “because every time I sell one it costs ... Read More »

Car reviews: Climb aboard the family-sized Fiat 500L

The Fiat 500L is a car we’re pretty familiar with by now. Take one regular 500, pump it full of growth hormones and what you’re left with is the 500L – a far more practical take on the hugely popular little supermini. With the latest 500L, not a whole lot has changed. There’s a slightly revised exterior, a more minimalistic ... Read More »

Fiat Avventura Urban Cross Review

Before getting into the car, I was constantly thinking of just that one scene from Golmaal (the original one), where Amol Palekar explains to his boss how he has a twin brother, who doesn’t have a moustache, thus forging a new identity. Well, the story of the Fiat Avventura Urban Cross is somewhat similar. It’s the younger, more exuberant brother ... Read More »

Cadillac XT5 SUV, Fiat Spider to star at L.A. auto show

The eagerly anticipated Cadillac XT5 midsize luxury SUV and a reincarnation of the dashing Fiat 124 Spider convertible will lead dozens of new vehicles onstage at the Los Angeles auto show this week. Other newcomers include the replacement for Buick’s staid LaCrosse large sedan and an oddity from Land Rover:  the convertible Range Rover Evoque SUV. The show in downtown ... Read More »