July 17, 2015
The one millionth TorqueFlite 845RE eight-speed automatic transmission produced at the FCA US LLC Kokomo Transmission Plant rolled off the assembly line today. The occasion was marked with a celebratory town hall to recognize the nearly 3,000 hourly employees whose commitment made the milestone possible.
May 27, 2015
Cementing its status as an FCA US LLC workhorse, total production of the Pentastar V-6 engine family surpassed the 5-million mark earlier this month.
February 26, 2015
The FCA US LLC vehicle lineup is designed to get drivers where they need to go, whether their routes are caked with slush or pockmarked by muddy craters.
They might even save some fuel along the way. More importantly, they’re likely to have fun.
December 10, 2014
Chrysler’s Group’s new supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat V-8 joins the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 among Ward’s 10 Best Engines for 2015, WardsAuto.com announced today.
November 20, 2014
As the first FIAT vehicle available with all-wheel drive, the Fiat 500X delivers performance, fuel economy and capability through thoughtfully engineered systems and components. With its advanced drive systems, available push-button and remote start, and exceptional handling and fuel economy, the Fiat 500X raises the bar in the small crossover segment.
November 19, 2014
Adding to its 60-year legacy of engineering excellence, the new 2015 Chrysler 300 model lineup features new technological powertrain and chassis solutions, including a state-of-the-art TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission now standard on all models – enabling the brand’s full-size sedan to deliver greater levels of precision, performance and refinement.
June 26, 2014
Power, efficiency and value are essential to maintaining powertrain leadership in today’s new-vehicle market. Chrysler Group checks all three boxes – with authority – for model-year 2015.
June 24, 2014
Chrysler Group is offering fuel-saving Engine Stop-Start (ESS) technology as standard equipment on certain models of the award-winning 2015 Jeep Cherokee mid-size SUV and all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 mid-size sedan.
June 16, 2014
Fuel savings and emissions reductions attributed to TorqueFlite eight-speed transmissions are adding up to substantial gains for Chrysler Group customers. The advanced-technology automatics – first of their kind ever made available to mainstream-brand customers – now are powering more than one million vehicles, worldwide. And their combined effect is staggering.
April 16, 2014
True to the Jeep® brand, the all-new Renegade is the most capable, fuel-efficient and technologically advanced small sport-utility vehicle (SUV) ever. With a pair of new 4x4 systems, two fuel-efficient MultiAir engines and available, segment-first nine-speed automatic transmission that helps achieve more than 30 miles per gallon (mpg) on the highway, the 2015 Jeep Renegade is engineered to deliver new levels of capability and innovation in the small SUV segment.
March 22, 2014
Exquisite style meets exceptional performance. The all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 sedan leapfrogs expectations in the mid-size sedan segment for comfort, ride and handling. Engineered to provide premium driving dynamics, improved fuel economy, a quiet cabin and an enthusiastic driving experience, the all-new Chrysler 200 will surprise and delight drivers and passengers alike.
February 26, 2014
This year’s Walter P. Chrysler Technology Award goes to four engineers whose patented innovation inspired the breakthrough four-wheel-drive system featured on the all-new 2014 Jeep Cherokee.
February 5, 2014
Twenty-five years ago, Ram and Cummins changed the face of heavy-duty pickup trucks forever. Together, the two companies have succeeded by combining dominant truck engineering and superb diesel powertrain design. The result, competitors continue to chase the legacy that began in 1989, and Ram’s 2014 Heavy Duty and Chassis Cab truck lines grip best-in-class titles in the No. 1 purchase reason: capability.
December 12, 2013
Two Chrysler Group entries – the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 and the Fiat 500e battery-electric drive system – are among Ward’s 10 Best Engines for 2014, WardsAuto.com announced today.
November 7, 2013
The production tally today hit the three million-mark for Chrysler Group’s award-winning workhorse, the 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine. The milestone event occurred just before 7 a.m. during the first shift at Chrysler Group’s Trenton Engine Complex (Trenton, Mich.)
November 5, 2013
Dodge and Mopar brands are “shaking” it up at the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association’s (SEMA) annual show in Las Vegas. The two Detroit-born brands are teaming up to reveal the new 2014 Challenger R/T Shaker and Mopar ’14 Challenger models, all engineered for hard-core enthusiasts who demand more throwback style with easily upgradable performance.
September 9, 2013
No compromises. True to the Jeep® brand. The all-new 2014 Jeep Cherokee is engineered to be the most capable mid-size sport-utility vehicle (SUV) while providing premium on-road driving dynamics and improved fuel economy of up to 31 miles per gallon (mpg) – a more than 45-percent improvement compared with the outgoing Jeep mid-size SUV.
September 8, 2013
With Chrysler Group’s all-new 6.4-liter HEMI V-8, the 2014 Ram Heavy Duty will deliver to best-in-class horsepower and best-in-class torque among pickups with gasoline engines.
September 8, 2013
For 2014, Ram Chassis Cabs will pack a bigger punch with the introduction of a new 6.4-liter gas engine. The 2014 Ram Chassis Cab 3500, 4500 and 5500 come standard with the new 6.4-HEMI® V-8 gasoline engine — the first implementation of a gasoline engine in the Ram 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cab models.
August 29, 2013
When the Pentastar V-6 engine family was introduced under the hood of the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, it arrived with the promise of superior customer value and greater manufacturing efficiency.
Pentastar V-6 Engine
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