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September 18, 2018
The editors at WardsAuto have named the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 to the third annual Wards 10 Best User Experience List for 2018 as it continues to lead the way in technology, efficiency, durability and luxury with features never before offered in a pickup.
June 29, 2018
Consideration for safety and security is baked in to the product-development process at FCA US LLC. This approach leads to wide-ranging innovation, from a new strategy to deliver Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), to the proliferation of amber turn signals.
March 6, 2018
FCA today announced it will offer consumers in the U.S. an incredible Apple experience in their cars starting May 1, 2018, which includes up to six months free of Apple Music* with the purchase of any new Chrysler, Dodge, FIAT, Jeep® or Ram vehicle with standard CarPlay support. The yearlong initiative runs from May 1, 2018, through April 30, 2019.
January 30, 2018
FCA US LLC announced today an agreement to supply thousands of Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans to Waymo to support the launch of the world’s first driverless ride-hailing service.
January 5, 2018
The all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler is loaded with a host of cutting-edge technology features, including the award-winning fourth-generation Uconnect system with an 8.4-inch display, 4G LTE connected services, enhanced processing power, multi-touch gestures, vivid imagery, sharper graphics and the ability to support smartphone integrations of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
November 29, 2017
The all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler offers three new Uconnect systems, delivering communication, entertainment and navigation features drivers and passengers desire, including a full-color LED instrument cluster. This marks the first-time Wrangler offers the new, fourth-generation Uconnect systems.
October 12, 2017
The 2018 Jeep® Cherokee Latitude equipped with an all-new Tech Connect Package enhances the owner connection with the introduction of the new Uconnect skill for Amazon Alexa. Alexa provides a set of capabilities referred to as skills, which enable customers to make voice-activated requests.
September 1, 2017
As the most technologically equipped vehicles of their kind, the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid continue to live up to this claim with the debut of available 4G LTE network connectivity in the upgraded Uconnect 4C NAV system with 8.4-inch display.
September 1, 2017
New for 2018: On-demand 4G Wi-Fi hotspot capability debuts in model-year 2018 vehicles: Chrysler 300 and Pacifica; Dodge Charger, Charger SRT, Challenger, Challenger SRT, Durango and Durango SRT; Jeep® Grand Cherokee, Grand Cherokee SRT and Renegade; Ram 1500, 2500/3500 Heavy Duty and Chassis Cab equipped with the Uconnect 4C or 4C NAV system with an 8.4-inch display.
Definitions for structural system technology; driver warning and assist, chassis control and brake systems; occupant restraint technology; lighting and visibility systems; and other features.
April 3, 2017
FCA US LLC is exploring an innovative way to poke holes in conventional vehicle engineering. Weight reduction, a key contributor to improved fuel economy, can be achieved by using less material. The challenge is determining which components can withstand weight reduction – and by how much – while still satisfying customer expectations for vehicle durability and performance.
February 9, 2017
FCA US LLC announced today that, effective immediately, all 2017 Dodge Charger Pursuit law enforcement vehicles will provide safety technology that detects movement behind the vehicle through the use of a rear-facing camera and radar.
January 2, 2017
FCA and Google are using CES 2017 to demonstrate a seamless integration of the award-winning Uconnect 8.4-inch connected vehicle system featuring Android, the world’s most popular open-source operating system.
December 28, 2016
FCA US will offer CES attendees an opportunity to experience advanced, yet intuitive technologies, including hands-on demonstrations of the all-new, fourth-generation Uconnect system featuring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the all-new, class-exclusive Uconnect Theater rear seat entertainment system in the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan and a variety of exclusive features in the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid’s innovative powertrain system.
December 19, 2016
Waymo (formerly the Google self-driving car project) and FCA announced today that production of 100 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans uniquely built to enable fully self-driving operations has been completed. The vehicles are currently being outfitted with Waymo’s fully self-driving technology, including a purpose-built computer and a suite of sensors, telematics and other systems, and will join Waymo’s self-driving test fleet in early 2017.
December 12, 2016
The editors at WardsAuto have named the new 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 hybrid propulsion system to the Wards 10 Best Engines list for 2017. Making its debut in the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, the new electric propulsion system drives the most fuel-efficient minivan ever to benchmark performance numbers, including a fuel-economy rating of 84 MPGe, reflecting the vehicle’s combined city- and highway-cycle performance in electric-mode only.
November 17, 2016
The all-new 2017 Jeep® Compass offers four new Uconnect systems, delivering communication, entertainment and navigation features drivers and passengers desire, including the segment’s largest full-color LED instrument cluster. The 2017 Compass is the first Jeep SUV to offer the new, fourth-generation Uconnect systems.
November 16, 2016
Like its gas-powered Pacifica counterpart, the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid features the award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 gasoline engine, but this iteration is specially adapted to pair with the innovative, FCA US-designed eFlite dual-motor electrically variable transmission.
September 9, 2016
FCA US vehicles continue to accelerate forward with in-vehicle technology with the debut of 4G LTE network connectivity in the all-new fourth-generation Uconnect 8.4 and 8.4 NAV systems.
September 1, 2016
As FCA US LLC expands and freshens its vehicle lineup, so goes the Company’s use of higher-strength steels – a key contributor to improved crashworthiness. Model-year 2017 also marks the debut of light-emitting diode (LED) headlamps in the FCA US lineup. The technology delivers greater light output, which helps allow drivers to see more – and potentially see it sooner.
Two-mode Hybrid System