Tag: FCA

FCA Grants $226,000 to Michigan Robotics Teams

Fiat Chrysler America has given more than $226,000 in grants to 57 robotics teams and programs in Michigan. This means 1,300 middle and high school students will benefit from the grants, which range from $400 to $4,275 and are meant to offset costs of competition registration fees, parts, and team apparel for the FIRST Robotics…


Fiat Chrysler January Sales Higher Than Ever, Despite Weather

Think that intense winter weather would slow down automobile sales? Think again–at least, concerning Fiat Chrysler. The US sales of this automaker rose by 7% in January over last year, selling 155,037 units despite a vicious winter storm that rocked the East Coast. In fact, this January was the best January for the company in…


The Chrysler CNG Semitruck Fleet: Going Green with Natural Gas

Fiat-Chrysler recently broke some records by launching one of the largest private fleets of natural-gas powered semitrucks in Michigan. This was a whopping $40 million investment in the Detroit area, converting almost 180 semis to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) systems. According to Chrysler, the Chrysler CNG Semitruck fleet will reduce CO2 emissions by more than…


Dodge Viper Production Comes to an End

The Dodge Viper has become a legend of sorts with its V10 engine and sporty style. The rumors have been confirmed and it looks like production of the iconic sports car is coming to an end in 2017. The cut comes as a result of a contract proposal that was negotiated between Fiat Chrysler and…


Two Chrysler Plants Earn Gold LEED Certification

Two Michigan manufacturing plants owned by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Green Building System certification. LEED is a comprehensive system designed to define, measure, and validate green buildings, based on strict standards in five key areas. These include site planning, water management, indoor environmental quality, material…


The Chrysler Big Bike and Book Giveaway Helps Over 400 Kids

In order to promote fun and healthy lifestyles, Chrysler recently had a unique charity event: the Big Bike and Book Giveaway. Because May is National Bike Month, Chrysler wanted to make sure kids had enough bikes, helmets, and locks. Plus, free books are always great to encourage kids to read more. Chrysler recognized that kids…


Chrysler Debuts 4 New In-Vehicle Services at 2015 CES

2015 Dodge Challenger Interior

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has debuted four new in-vehicle services at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) as part of the company’s “Uconnect Access” infotainment suite. The new services include Vehicle Finder, Send Destination to Vehicle, Vehicle Health Report, and Vehicle Health Alert. The first two work via smartphone app. With the touch of a…