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FCA Rebukes Allegations It Paid Dealers to Inflate Sales Numbers

By Matt Schmitz on January 15, 2016


CARS.COM — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles denies charges that it paid off dealers to falsify monthly car sales in order to inflate its numbers. A suburban-Chicago-based dealership group this week filed a lawsuit against the automaker in federal court, alleging that… Read More

FCA Rebukes Allegations It Paid Dealers to Inflate Sales Numbers

By Matt Schmitz on January 15, 2016

CARS.COM — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles denies charges that it paid off dealers to falsify monthly car sales in order to inflate its numbers. A suburban-Chicago-based dealership group this week filed a lawsuit against the automaker in federal court, alleging that… Read More

2015 Jeep Renegade, 2016 Fiat 500X Brake Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on January 13, 2016

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2015 Jeep Renegade 2016 Fiat 500X The problem: Drivers may note the front brakes squealing when applying them at low speeds combined with light steering. This is due to excessive sealant on the… Read More

FCA's Next-Gen Uconnect System Gets Android Auto, Apple CarPlay

By Matt Schmitz on January 4, 2016

CARS.COM — Hot on the heels of Ford's announcement today that it would offer Android Auto and Apple CarPlay across much of its lineup by year's end, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles followed suit. FCA said the new-and-improved fourth generation of its… Read More

2016 Fiat 500X Video

By Bill Jackson on December 15, 2015

CARS.COM — The subcompact SUV class may be the hottest new segment on the market today — and the Fiat 500X may just be the hottest entry in that market. The 2016 Fiat 500X offers all the versatility of an… Read More

Prediction: 10 Cars We Think Won't See 2017

By Jennifer Geiger on December 7, 2015

CARS.COM -- It's the end of another year of automotive ups and downs -- and the end of the line for a handful of unloved vehicles. Which cars won't make it another model year? We've got a few guesses, and… Read More

FCA, Disney Join Forces on 'Star Wars' Cross-Promotion

By Matt Schmitz on December 3, 2015

CARS.COM — A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, the coolest vehicles went by names like X-Wing, TIE Fighter and the Millennium Falcon (aka "the ship that made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs"). In… Read More

What's the Best Subcompact SUV?

By Patrick Olsen on November 30, 2015

The subcompact SUV category is nearly a brand-new car segment. More than half of the entries have been on sale for less than a year. We discovered while testing this group that it's really a collection of compromises. While they… Read More

Subcompact SUVs: What to Expect

By Aaron Bragman on November 30, 2015

When you think of SUVs, chances are you think of big, floaty truck-based behemoths, something that seats up to eight people and can tow a boat up a mountain or traverse the wilds of your local mall parking deck with… Read More

Which Subcompact SUV Gets the Best Mileage?

By Joe Bruzek on November 30, 2015

Good news: Fuel-economy leaders in the subcompact SUV class are knocking on the door of a combined 30 mpg with all-wheel drive; four of the seven SUVs tested are EPA-rated an identical 29 mpg combined, with a fifth rated 28… Read More

2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Winners and Losers

By Aaron Bragman, Joe Bruzek, Joe Wiesenfelder and Mike Hanley on November 23, 2015

The Los Angeles Auto Show tends to be a showcase for hybrids and green-car technology, but it has a different feel this year. Instead of new hybrids or electric cars, showgoers will be treated to everything from new high-performance sedans… Read More