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FCA ARDC Houses Most Advanced Driving Simulator in North America

September 25, 2019 The FCA Automotive Research and Development Centre (ARDC) inaugurated a new Vehicle Dynamics Simulator (VDS) lab today, launching the most advanced driving simulator technology available in North America. With nine directions of movement and specific driver calibration, the new simulator closely duplicates the actual driving experience.

Ram Truck Customers Receive Industry-first Listening Experience With SiriusXM’s New ‘Personalized Stations Powered by Pandora’

September 24, 2019 Ram and SiriusXM today announced another industry-first feature for Ram truck customers. 2020 Ram 1500, 2500, 3500 and Chassis Cab trucks equipped with Ram’s class-leading Uconnect 12-inch touchscreen will offer SiriusXM’s new “Personalized Stations Powered by Pandora,” which deliver a combination of rich music curation and industry-leading personalization not found in any other audio entertainment service.

Safety First for Automated Driving

This page enables you to download the "Safety First for Automated Driving" white paper.

Jeep® Cherokee Earns 2019 Top Safety Pick Rating

September 13, 2019 The new-for-2019 Jeep® Cherokee midsize SUV has earned a Top Safety Pick rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), achieving the highest possible ratings in each of the six IIHS crashworthiness tests.

Global Commitment

September 4, 2019 FCA will extend today’s U.S.-market commitment worldwide by incorporating rear-seat reminder technology across its global passenger-vehicle lineup. Timing for the global rollout will vary depending on market-specific product plans and regulatory regimes.

FCA US Launches Third-generation EcoDiesel V-6, Proliferates Rev-matching in Model Year 2020

September 1, 2019 In the 2020 Ram 1500, where it makes its debut, the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 is rated at a best-in-class 480 lb.-ft. of torque at 1,600 rpm, a 14 percent increase from the previous-generation EcoDiesel V-6 that peaks 400 rpm earlier. Horsepower increases 8 percent to 260 hp at 3,600 rpm.

2020 Safety & Technology Glossary

2020 safety and technology glossary.

FCA to Launch New In-vehicle Uconnect Market Commerce Platform

June 24, 2019 FCA continues to advance its in-vehicle technology, announcing today the launch of Uconnect Market, a new in-vehicle commerce platform that gives customers the opportunity to conveniently order food, find the nearest gas station, save money on fuel purchases and make dinner reservations, all from the comfort of their vehicles.

FCA US and Aurora to Partner to Develop and Deploy Self-Driving Commercial Vehicles

June 10, 2019 FCA US and Aurora announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding laying the groundwork for a powerful partnership to develop and deploy self-driving commercial vehicles.

FCA Selects HARMAN (Samsung) and Google Technologies for New Global Connected Vehicle Ecosystem

April 30, 2019 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced today that it will use HARMAN (Samsung) and Google technologies to deliver a new ecosystem that will enhance the connected life of FCA vehicle owners globally. The connected ecosystem begins to launch in the second half of 2019 and will be featured on all new FCA vehicles worldwide by 2022.   

FCA US Celebrates 35 Years of Innovation with Extensive List of Minivan Firsts

February 4, 2019 As the first company to introduce the minivan and through six generations of the vehicle, FCA US has innovated 115 minivan-firsts  – 37 of those innovations coming from the Chrysler Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid.

2019 Ram Heavy Duty Delivers Innovative, State-of-the-art Technology With Fourth-generation Uconnect System, New 12-inch Touchscreen

January 14, 2019 Designed to be the most technologically advanced heavy-duty pickup ever, the new Ram 2500 and 3500 are loaded with an array of innovative and state-of-the-art features. The award-winning fourth-generation Uconnect system offers new convenience and connected services, and keeps Ram truck customers connected, engaged and informed all while keeping their hands on the wheel and eyes on the road.

All-new 2019 Ram 1500 Named to Wards 10 Best User Experience List

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.

FCA Offers In-car Apple Experience With Apple Music, CarPlay and BeatsAudio

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.

FCA US LLC Set to Deliver Thousands of Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Minivans to Waymo's Self-driving Service

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.

All-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler Makes Its Way to the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

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.

All-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler Offers a Host of Advanced Technology Features, Including Fourth-generation 8.4-inch Display With Uconnect System

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.

Tech Connect Package Gives 2018 Jeep® Cherokee Latitude New Skills

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.

2018 Chrysler Pacifica Offers 4G LTE Wi-Fi With Unlimited Data From AT&T

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.

2018 Uconnect Fact Sheet

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.

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