Tag Archives: hybrid

Design,Jeep,Technology,Uconnect | June 20 2019

Engineering students can see the future at FCA’s Chelsea Proving Grounds

For college engineering students who participate in the SAE International competitions, everything is a challenge. The student teams typically are clubs, not formal school-organized groups. Their budgets are small, at best, which puts a premium on attracting some sponsors. For most, the “test track” is a parking lot somewhere on campus. When FCA opens the
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Powertrains | February 19 2019

10 million and counting!

We’re celebrating production of the 10-millionth Pentastar V-6 engine. It took less than 10 years to get to this number and just a little over seven years to get from 1 million to the 10 million mark! Many of the people who helped make it happen are still here today – including me. Being a
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Jeep,Manufacturing,Technology | August 29 2018

Wrangler Wednesday: Component for First Plug-in Hybrid Jeep® Wrangler to be built near the brand’s historic hometown

The Jeep® Wrangler has been built in Toledo, Ohio, for nearly eight decades, spanning the simple yet durable World War II-era Willys to the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler. The latest generation Wrangler, built in the Toledo North plant, offers cutting-edge technology and unmatched capability with a modern design that stays true to tradition. As these
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Powertrains | January 23 2017

FCA Powertrain Innovation Streak Continues

Reveals of new vehicles dominate the headlines during the preview of the Detroit auto show, but several industry events make it a busy week. The annual WardsAuto event that distributes awards to honorees of its 10 Best Engines program is a must-do for members of the FCA US Powertrain group. At least one FCA engine
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