Chrysler,Manufacturing | September 29 2016

Learn why body engineering is crucial to Chrysler Pacifica

Just as a well-built home begins with a solid foundation, development of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica began with a robust, new platform, says Phil Jansen, vice president – systems and component engineering at FCA US LLC. “Every year, the expectations evolve,” Jansen told the 2016 International Automotive Body Congress yesterday, describing today’s dynamic marketplace. Body
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Safety,Uconnect | September 21 2015

We get your drift

Roadway departures account for a staggering number of fatalities every year. In 2013, that number was 18,257 – more than half of all traffic fatalities recorded in the U.S. And of these, according to NHTSA: 47% involved collisions with trees or other off-road objects 25% involved head-on collisions with other vehicles 20% involved rollovers By
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Corporate Business | August 03 2015

FCA US puts productivity improvement on the table

We have new furniture! Why is that newsworthy? It demonstrates our deep-seated commitment to improving productivity. FCA US LLC headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich., is the largest office building in North America, after the U.S. Pentagon. Visitors can walk for eight minutes at a steady clip without ever changing direction – all under a single
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Powertrains | November 26 2014

Remember 2014 as Year of the Engine

In a year that saw fluid design shine in alluring packages that ranged from stylish (think Chrysler 200) to sexy (think Alfa Romeo 4C), engines stole much of the spotlight. Two engines in particular: the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6  and the 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat V-8. Wanna make a gearhead grin? Mention either one. Both names now are
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Jeep | June 10 2014

Fond Memories of Jamboree Founder Mark Smith

Jamboree founder Mark Smith, standing with Chrysler Group employee Michele Callender, died June 9. He was 87 years old. The passing of Mark Smith marks the end of an era in four-wheeling and the beginning of a lasting legacy. Smith, 87, was a true friend of Jeep®, having founded the Jamboree movement that is to
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Manufacturing | March 14 2014

An Article of Faith

The faithful were out in force today at Sterling Heights Assembly Plant, also known as SHAP. In 2009, the suburban Detroit site was scheduled to close its doors, a tired remnant of a bankrupt regime. But with the birth of Chrysler Group, the plant was rejuvenated. Today it is home to the all-new 2015 Chrysler
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Powertrains | January 17 2014

Balance of Power

Designers get lots of glory. All of it well-deserved, considering the emotions they evoke with sleek offerings such as the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200, unveiled this week at the 25th annual North American International Auto Show in Detroit. But another yearly Detroit event – Ward’s 10 Best Engines – balances the auto-industry limelight by honoring
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