Community,Engineering,Safety,Technology | January 16 2020

Helping the Heroes: FCA Welcomes First Responders (Part 1)

There is literally a material difference between today’s vehicles and those produced just a few years ago. Innovative developments include the proliferation of lightweight high-strength steel (HSS) and advanced high-strength steel (AHSS). These materials contribute to improved fuel economy without compromising structural integrity, a key consideration when engineering vehicles for superior crashworthiness. Air bags, once
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Engineering,Fiat,Technology | December 13 2019

New 1.3-liter engine powers 2020 Fiat 500X

The 2020 Fiat 500X is stylish, fun and powered by an all-new 1.3-liter direct-injection turbocharged four-cylinder engine that offers improved power, performance and fuel economy. When the engineers began developing the new engine, they focused on some key features including fuel economy, improved greenhouse gas emissions and driveability. “We wanted to develop an engine that
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