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Wrangler Wednesday: All-new Jeep® Wrangler in-built cutting-edge Toledo plant

The latest model of the enduring Jeep® Wrangler is being constructed within the historic residence of the model on an meeting line outfitted with the newest expertise. With the launch of the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler, Toledo carries on the custom began in 1941 of constructing the unique four×four. Preparations to provide the next-generation Jeep Wrangler started in 2016 when FCA US introduced that it will make investments $700 million within the Toledo North Meeting Plant and create 700 new jobs. Manufacturing of the brand new Wrangler started in 2017, and has elevated to the purpose the place the plant is now working six, typically seven, days per week. With the plant buzzing at this tempo, workforce members have constructed greater than 200,000 of the brand new Wranglers to this point this yr and have shipped them world wide. It takes practically 24 hours for the Wrangler to be constructed....




Keep away from vacation gridlock with Uconnect and Waze

Vacation hustle and bustle? It’s extra fulfilling for those who keep away from the fun-sapping site visitors gridlock. House owners of Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram and FIAT autos with a Uconnect four, 4C or 4C NAV system can lower the prospect of imitating a garden show within the car parking zone by making the most of the Waze site visitors app with their Uconnect show. Waze is now out there for homeowners to make use of from their Uconnect four, 4C or 4C NAV system that helps Apple CarPlay. Beforehand, Waze might be used from an Android cellphone plugged right into a Uconnect system appropriate with Android Auto. Now you too can use Apple CarPlay and an iPhone to run Waze in your Uconnect four, 4C or 4C NAV touchscreen. Waze, a navigation app, helps plot the quickest path to your vacation spot, bearing in mind site visitors move, development....


Truck Thursday: 2019 Ram 1500 ‘steps up’ cargo hauling comfort

‘Tis the season of parcels and packages wrapped up with love. So, this #TruckThursday it’s good to know the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 has stepped as much as assist make loading and safely storing your luggage, bins, barrels and different cargo gadgets in your pickup’s cargo mattress simpler and sooner than ever. Right here’s the way it works. With one fast kick, the Ram 1500 Mattress Step deploys from beneath the rear bumper to supply a agency foothold and cozy vantage level so that you can transition cargo into or out of the pickup mattress. If you’re completed loading up, one other fast kick restores the Mattress Step to its authentic ‘house,’ out of sight till you want it once more. As a result of the Mattress Step actually disappears when not in use, it all the time pops down clear, dry and able to go to work. The 2019....




The ability of phrases

One phrase could make all of the distinction. Greater than a yr in the past, FCA US took a seemingly small step by altering the title of its Worker Useful resource Teams. The Firm helps seven teams representing a variety of affinity communities: African-Individuals, Latins, Asians, LGBT, veterans, Native Individuals and ladies. These employee-directed teams pursue initiatives that improve the FCA US work tradition, specializing in networking and mentoring, celebrating multicultural variations and fascinating exterior communities by volunteer and charitable actions. Recognizing that these teams could possibly be a supply of aggressive benefit, the Firm challenged the groups to broaden their focus to additionally pursue initiatives with strategic worth. It was at the moment the Worker Useful resource Teams had been renamed Enterprise Useful resource Teams. Because the title change, these teams have tackled extra strategic initiatives, resembling positioning merchandise with affinity communities and aiding the Firm in recruiting numerous....


The Jeep® model unveils the all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator, probably the most succesful midsize truck ever. 100% Truck, 100% Jeep.

The all-new 2020 Jeep® Gladiator carries on the wealthy heritage of Jeep vans with legendary four×four functionality, best-in-class towing and four×four payload with open-air freedom. The Jeep model held the world premiere of this much-anticipated midsize truck Wednesday on the Los Angeles Auto Present. 2020 Jeep® Gladiator Rubicon   “There may be super demand for this distinctive car from our loyal Jeep prospects and pickup truck consumers all over the place,” mentioned Tim Kuniskis, Head of Jeep Model – North America. “Born from a wealthy and proud heritage of powerful, reliable Jeep vans, Gladiator combines rugged utility, versatility and performance, leading to probably the most succesful midsize truck ever.” 2020 Jeep® Gladiator Overland The pickup contains a fashionable design that’s immediately recognizable as a Jeep with its iconic keystone-shaped grille, a fold-down windshield, easy-to-use premium mushy prime and two hardtops. It additionally gives unmatched off-road functionality and superior fuel-efficient powertrains,....




FCA Neighborhood: Serving to College students Succeed By Mentorship

Steve Hatfield wished he had a mentor program like Profitable Futures in his highschool when he was getting ready for his subsequent steps. Now “Mentor of the Yr,” Steve has been volunteering for six years with Profitable Futures, a Michigan-based nonprofit group that empowers youth to succeed by means of mentoring, strategic planning and workforce preparation. “It’s not at all times simple to realize a scholar’s belief, however as soon as I see the sunshine of their eyes flip again on, I do know we’re making progress, ” says Steve, sturdiness and stress lab technician and third-generation FCA US worker. “From there, I attempt to be an grownup they’ll rely on to assist them obtain their objectives, no matter they might be.” Steve first mentored in 2012 after a frontrunner at FCA US requested staff to think about volunteering their time with Profitable Futures. Since then, he has devoted greater than....


Wrangler Wednesday: All-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler prepared for holidays

This vacation season the all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler gives plenty of options to assist drivers and their passengers head over the river and thru the woods to grandmother’s home with ease, enterprise with confidence to seek out the household “Tannenbaum” and transport the proper items dwelling safely. 2018 Jeep® Wrangler Sahara Powering the Wrangler to those vacation locations are a pair of gas environment friendly powertrains. Prospects can select between the usual three.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine with Engine Cease-Begin (ESS) or the all-new 2.Zero-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine with eTorque know-how. With these powertrains matched to succesful drivelines, occupants of the Wrangler will really feel comfortable regardless of the circumstances on- or off-road. The newly redesigned Wrangler delivers much more functionality with improved on-road driving dynamics and passenger security. When it’s time to move off-road, or when further traction is required, drivers can simply use Command-Trac to activate four×four with....




A labor of affection

You’ve little doubt seen or heard the quote, “A labor of affection at all times pays off.” Or maybe you’ve been engaged in a labor of affection, the place your efforts weren’t motivated by private acquire, however by a hope that others might profit. Not too long ago, a number of motivated and empowered members of the Girls’s Alliance, one in every of seven Enterprise Useful resource Teams at FCA US, loved such an expertise after they took the initiative to create a profession improvement program to handle the wants of mid-career girls. Not too long ago, the Girls’s Alliance, one in every of six Enterprise Useful resource Teams at FCA US, took the initiative to create a profession improvement program that addresses the wants of mid-career girls to develop the abilities and experiences wanted to energise their careers. Members of the workforce that created this system, L to R,....


Wrangler Wednesday: The all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler options brighter headlamps, “Star Wars” inspiration

The all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler presents brighter headlamps to light up the highway and trails because the calendar strikes deeper into autumn and the quantity of daylight diminishes. Whereas the normal spherical Wrangler headlamps stay, and are set on the perimeters of the enduring Jeep seven-slot grille, the Jeep model has made the headlamps brighter in some fashions. The LED headlamps on the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler are situated on the sting of the enduring grille. On the Sahara and Rubicon fashions LED headlamps and fog lamps can be found. These provide crisp white lighting and daytime working lights that now type a halo across the exterior perimeter of the headlamps. The headlamps additionally activate and off robotically relying on exterior gentle ranges. The LED headlamps are additionally extra highly effective and generate high-beam gentle output that’s 90% better than the halogen lamps in prior fashions. Low-beam output additionally has....




FCA US Security Characteristic Helps to Scale back Restore Prices, Enhances Car Efficiency, Saves Face

FCA US has put the function that helps hold you out of hurt’s method, out of hurt’s method. A typical Computerized Emergency Braking (AEB) system includes a forward-facing radar mounted within the decrease grille and a digicam positioned behind the rearview mirror. These elements mix to warn of sure frontal collisions which may be imminent and, if crucial, sign the system to use a car’s brakes. The end result? Impacts could also be lessened or averted altogether. Nevertheless, when frontal collisions do happen, grille-mounted radar sensors are within the rapid affect zone. So, the redesign of two high-profile, high-volume FCA US automobiles offered a chance for an overhaul. Introducing on the 2019 Jeep® Wrangler SUV and Ram 1500 full-size light-duty pickup, the Built-in Radar Digicam Module or IRCM. “FCA, working intently with its Tier 1 suppliers, built-in the digicam and radar into one module behind the rearview mirror,” says Phil....


Wrangler Wednesday: Mopar unveils efficiency axles for the all-new Jeep® Wrangler at SEMA

Mopar and Dana have teamed as much as introduce new Jeep® Efficiency Elements axles for the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler. The OEM-quality efficiency “JPP Final Dana 44 AdvanTEK®” axles had been revealed on the SEMA present in Las Vegas and have high-strength AdvanTEK® gear know-how, elevated clearance, expanded vary of drugs ratios and direct bolt-in axle meeting. “Efficiency axles for the all-new Jeep Wrangler are the most recent additions to our in depth line of components and equipment for hardcore off-roaders,” mentioned Steve Beahm, Head of Elements & Service (Mopar) and Passenger Automobile Manufacturers, FCA – North America. “From raise kits to beadlock wheels to LED lights and now efficiency axles, the Mopar model has path fans lined with greater than 200 Jeep Efficiency Elements.” These made in America axles are the most recent merchandise to return from the greater than 70-year relationship between Mopar and Dana, and had been....




November is Diabetes Consciousness Month: Let’s be part of the crew to beat this critical but manageable situation

Diabetes is a critical and dear situation, in accordance with information from the U.S. Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention. The situation impacts greater than 26 million Individuals and is among the prime 10 main causes of demise in the USA. Individuals with diabetes can face an array of well being points: Diabetes is the main explanation for lower-limb amputation, blindness and kidney failure Diabetes is a serious contributor to heart problems, the No. 1 explanation for demise on this nation Diabetes prices the nation an estimated $245 billion each in direct and oblique prices annually FCA US held its annual Open Enrollment Well being Honest in Tech Plaza on October 30 attracting 50 well being plan distributors and 1000’s of workers. Whereas the CDC information tells an pressing story, one factor stays clear: With the suitable help, diabetes is a really manageable persistent situation. The hot button is to....


Wrangler Wednesday: The all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler gives a coloration that’s a deal with for Halloween

The Jeep® model gives the right coloration on the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler for lovers trying to have fun Halloween all year long. The Punk’n paint coloration covers the physique of the redesigned Jeep Wrangler from bumper to bumper, giving the long-lasting car a splash of coloration. The distinctive coloration was the brainchild of Head of Jeep Design Mark Allen. The all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler in Punk’n. “(Mark Allen) was searching for a brand new orange area that was distinctive from what now we have produced previously for FCA autos. He didn’t need an orange coloration that flared too pink, or yellow or simply went brown,” mentioned La Shirl Turner, Head of Advance Colour & Supplies. “Punk’n, though it resembles a ‘strong’ coloration, truly has glass flakes in its chemistry. When the solar hits it, it has a fantastic flash of shimmer!” As soon as the colour was proposed, the....




Holy “Hellephant”! Mopar unveils 1,000-hp 426 HEMI® Supercharged Crate engine at SEMA

The gang on the annual SEMA present in Las Vegas has seen lots when it comes to energy and efficiency. Mopar turned heads this 12 months by going massive. 1,000 horsepower massive. That will get us to the brand new “Hellephant,” a supercharged 426-cubic-inch HEMI® V-Eight crate engine unveiled at SEMA 2018 and which works on sale within the first quarter of subsequent 12 months. The “Hellephant” feeds 1,000 hp and 950 lb-ft of torque into any pre-1976 road or off-road automobile you may match it into. That output degree is on pump gasoline, by the way in which, not some unique racing gasoline. The identify? Just like the engine, it blends components of legacy and trendy heritage. The 426 Gen 2 HEMI V-Eight from the ‘60s and early ‘70s carried the “Elephant” nickname as a consequence of its energy output and bodily measurement, whereas the fashionable supercharged Gen three....


Wrangler Wednesday: All-new 2018 Jeep® Rubicon takes high honors in Bone Inventory four×four class on the Rebelle Rally

The unequalled off-road capability of the Jeep® Wrangler was on full show throughout the current Rebelle Rally as a pair of all-female crews guided their automobiles by seven days of grueling competitors to tie for first place within the Bone Inventory four×four class. When the mud settled after the 1,600-mile rally by the Nevada and California desert, Crew #115 comprised of Michelle Laframboise and Elise Racette and their Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, and Crew #140 with Emme Corridor and Rebecca Donaghe of their all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, tied for the highest spot for the primary time ever within the Rebelle Rally.   Along with tying for first place, Corridor and Donaghe additionally received the Bone Inventory award that’s offered to the workforce that locations highest in a automobile that’s precisely as delivered from the manufacturing facility.  They competed in an all-new Jeep Wrangler Rubicon with particular hearth decals. “It’s an....




FCA Neighborhood: Creating Connections to Battle Psychological Sickness

In response to the American Basis for Suicide Prevention, an individual dies by suicide each seven hours within the state of Michigan and it’s the 10th main reason for loss of life within the state. “Lots of people suppose they’ll beat psychological sickness on their very own, so that they undergo in silence or take their very own lives,” explains Jazmyne Kincaid, FCA US worker on the Jefferson North Meeting Plant in Detroit. “I hope to be a serving to hand to somebody scuffling with a psychological sickness and share with them the sources round us that may assist information them towards well being.” Jazmyne is aware of what it’s prefer to really feel alone whereas struggling via anxiousness and melancholy. After shedding her grandparents, the 2 individuals who raised her, she struggled with life’s day-after-day actions and hit all-time low. As soon as she realized she was a sufferer of a temper dysfunction, she....


Belvidere Meeting Plant Offers “Seed Cash” to Native Conservation Space

About 84 miles west of Chicago is the Kinnikinnick Creek Conservation Space, 429 acres of pure nature accessible for space residents and guests to get pleasure from. Managed by the Boone County (Illinois) Conservation District (BCCD), this lush leisure space is situated in the identical county because the FCA US Belvidere Meeting Plant. Whereas half of the park is prospering, the opposite half is in determined want of TLC. Most pressing is a 17-acre parcel invaded by quite a few plant species over the previous decade, degrading the habitat and forcing out native wildlife. These overbearing guests outcompete the native vegetation which are vital for native mammals, bugs and birds to flourish. The BCCD started the prolonged means of restoring this pocket of land within the fall of 2016. After listening to about this venture in its yard, Belvidere Meeting needed to hitch the trigger and donated $three,000 of “seed....




Wrangler Wednesday: All-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler gives larger security and security measures

The all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler gives legendary four×four functionality and greater than 75 out there energetic and passive security and security measures. A few of the out there options embrace: ParkView rear backup digital camera and Rear Park Help sensors Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection programs 4 commonplace air baggage, together with seat-mounted aspect pelvic-thorax air baggage Roadside help and SOS name, that includes overhead console-mounted buttons for emergency companies, roadside help, Uconnect Buyer Care and non-collision associated emergencies All-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler All-speed traction management applies particular person brakes alone or together with engine torque limitation to stop wheel slip. For extra details about the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler, and its many security and security measures, go to Jeep.com.


Fiat 500 goes retro with the 1957 version

One in all FIAT’s most iconic automobiles goes again in time with a retro look with the Fiat 500 1957 Version. FIAT is honoring the unique 1957 Nuova Cinquecento with a special-edition package deal that offers the Fiat 500 Lounge mannequin a classic look. The final time this package deal was out there was within the 2016 mannequin yr. “Our Italian-designed, fun-to-drive Fiat 500 comes commonplace with turbocharged energy,” stated Steve Beahm, Head of Passenger Automobile Manufacturers – Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and Fiat, FCA – North America. “The 1957 Version presents a enjoyable, customized look for the enduring Fiat 500.” The brand new Fiat 500 1957 Version, which is on the market in each the hatchback and cabrio configurations, options quite a lot of retro options all through the car. These embody: Three new 16-inch retro-inspired wheel choices (White, Inexperienced or Blue) The 16-inch retro-inspired wheel on the Fiat 500....




Rebelle Rally Ram Truck staff goes for ‘three-peat’ with the 2019 Ram Insurgent

This #TruckThursday, the 2019 Ram 1500 Insurgent is about to get ‘down and soiled’ with 1,243 miles of rugged southwest terrain when the 2018 Rebelle Rally hits the paths Saturday, October 13, in Lake Tahoe, California. The all-female, off-roading and navigation rally brings groups of ladies from all around the globe collectively for seven days of intense off-road journey via California and Nevada deserts, sand dunes and dust trails. Veteran off-roader Nena Barlow and her teammate Chris Mayne will probably be competing for the coveted Rebelle Rally Bone Inventory Award in a inventory 2019 Ram 1500 Insurgent. Barlow’s 2016 and 2017 Rally efforts netted her a 3rd and second-place total end, in addition to back-to-back Bone Inventory awards for being the very best ending unmodified automobile. 2019 Ram Insurgent Crew Four Corners Chris Mayne (left) and Nena Barlow (proper) Their full-size Ram 1500 Insurgent off-roader, which they’ve nicknamed ‘Pepper,’ has....


Wrangler Wednesday: Journey Actuality by Jeep® Journey App Awarded Two “SMARTIES”

Shoppers who’ve dreamed of proudly owning an all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler, and puzzled how a four-door, hardtop model of the car would look of their driveway, can now use an award-winning app to just about make their dream a actuality. This modern app, which is the one configuration app that permits customers to see their car in augmented actuality after which place it in a digital actuality atmosphere, was just lately honored by the Cell Advertising and marketing Affiliation with two SMARTIE awards: a Silver for “North America Cell App” and a Bronze for “North America VR/AR”. The Journey Actuality by Jeep® app permits customers to visualise a Jeep Wrangler in quite a lot of areas. The Journey Actuality by Jeep® app is the final word ‘construct your individual’ augmented actuality configuration software. It permits customers to configure the brand new Jeep Wrangler to their specs and place it in....




Love your engine by checking the oil

The gasoline station ritual has modified through the years. Immediately we are likely to fill the tank, clear trash out of the door pockets and beneath the seats, and get going. One vital process has fallen by the wayside – checking the engine oil stage. Oil is the lifeblood of your engine and too little or an excessive amount of of it will possibly trigger severe and costly injury. Additionally, common checking allows you to see if the extent is falling unexpectedly, an early signal that service is required. Checking engine oil is straightforward and could be executed whereas filling the gasoline tank. You’ll even earn respect from different drivers who see you pop the hood and work the dipstick with authority. We discover it helpful to maintain a roll of store towels or paper towels within the automobile. Not each gas station places them out anymore. A store rag....


FCA engineers assist college students create a “Future Metropolis”

College students at St. John Lutheran Faculty in Rochester, Michigan, are using quite a lot of sources to analysis and put together for this 12 months’s Future Metropolis competitors, a project-based studying program the place college students think about, analysis, design and construct cities of the long run. This contains tapping into the data and life expertise of FCA engineer Pedro Santiago. Santiago, a local of Puerto Rico, shared anecdotes and photographs of rising up in Puerto Rico, described the assorted pure options of the island and his private experiences with hurricanes. This in-depth dialogue offered invaluable info to the seventh and eighth graders as they start to design a futuristic metropolis in Puerto Rico that may stand up to, and get better from, the impression of a pure catastrophe. “I believe it is likely to be useful for the children in fascinated about options they could need to discover,” Santiago....




Excessive-Tech, International and Rising: How at this time’s manufacturing jobs are higher and brighter than ever earlier than

Wendi Gentry-Stuenkel is the Head of Provide Chain Administration, FCA – North America With a three.9% unemployment price, an getting older workforce quickly to retire and a standard misperception of plant jobs, our nation is going through a expertise crunch within the manufacturing trade. By 2030, U.S. manufacturing will expertise a shortfall of 383,000 staff. From mechanics, die makers and meeting line staff to manufacturing supervisors, welders and logistics specialists, the necessity has by no means been larger. This expertise hole is one thing that issues me each day, which is why I spent the morning at our Warren Truck Meeting Plant with 60 Michigan highschool college students. Immediately’s go to was a part of the nationwide “Manufacturing Day®” actions. Hundreds of U.S. firms invited highschool college students into their very own amenities to introduce them to the brand new manufacturing surroundings and to point out them that beginning their....


Truck Thursday: ‘Prime 10’ honors for the 2019 Ram 1500

WardsAuto editors made it official on October 2, 2018, when the 2019 Ram 1500 was named to the publication’s 10 Greatest Consumer Expertise Checklist. WardsAuto editors put 25 autos via an intensive consumer expertise. The all-new Ram 1500 emerged a ‘Prime 10’ in consumer friendliness, infotainment options, sound programs, car connectivity, driver help expertise, data and shows, system compatibility, voice management, supplies and general worth. “The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 was designed to be essentially the most technologically superior pickup ever …,” stated Jim Morrison, Head of Ram Model. That features the brand new state-of-the-art, fourth-generation Uconnect system with class-exclusive, 12-inch reconfigurable touchscreen show, Sirius XM with 360L, a Harman Kardon audio system with 19 premium audio system, a nav system that accommodates one-step voice-controlled vacation spot entry and Three-D navigation map graphics. A 360-degree Encompass View Digital camera system is an added characteristic this 12 months on the Ram....




Wrangler Wednesday: Celebrities showcase their personalized Jeep® Wranglers

Celebrities from the world of sport, media and the meals labored with a trio of gifted customizers to create three distinctive variations of the all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler within the first ever “Jeep Wrangler Superstar Customs” internet sequence competitors. Over the course of six webisodes, Alex Rodriguez, Maria Menounos, and The Infatuation’s Andrew Steinthal and Chris Stang guided customizers as they personalised every Jeep Wrangler and had their work chronicled within the Jeep model’s first-ever internet sequence competitors “Jeep Wrangler Superstar Customs,” hosted by former NBA standout Jalen Rose. After six webisodes, and weeks of onerous work and collaboration, the groups of celebrities and customizers gathered in Los Angeles for the reveal and judging of their Wranglers. Every Jeep Wrangler was judged in three classes: “Stoplight High quality,” “Fascinating Interiors” and “Authentically Wrangler.” Following a decent competitors, Menounos and DCD Customs gained the competition and was awarded the Wrangler Golden....


Mopar will get larger in Asia, for all the appropriate causes

As FCA continues to develop its world portfolio, Mopar is rising to offer service and components for purchasers around the globe. Two latest examples are in Asia. FCA Korea has added a Mopar Categorical Lane to the Yeongdeungpo Service Heart in Seoul, offering homeowners of FCA autos in Korea scheduled upkeep reminiscent of oil adjustments in 30 minutes or much less, with no appointment. That is the fifth Mopar Categorical Lane that FCA has opened in Korea and it joins greater than 30 in Asia Pacific and greater than 1,850 around the globe. In the meantime in Japan, the place mixed FCA gross sales set an all-time excessive in 2017, Mopar is rising to assist retailers’ service and equipment enterprise. The Mopar Components Distribution Heart (PDC) in Yokohama Metropolis, Japan, close to Tokyo, has expanded to 13,700 sq. meters (147,465 sq. ft), a 25-percent enhance from Mopar’s footprint when it....




Fall TLC makes for a cheerful drive

It’s been a summer time of enjoyable and now the autumn foliage (and cider and donuts) beckons you to take a drive. First, spend a couple of minutes giving your car some tender loving care, so that you don’t face the prospect of unexpectedly spending a bunch of minutes on the facet of the highway ready for a service truck. Your favourite Chrysler–Dodge–Jeep–Ram or FIAT seller can shortly and simply deal with these duties for you with Mopar Categorical Lane service and a full line of upkeep elements. No muss, no fuss. Nonetheless, loads of us gasoline our automotive ardour with a hands-on angle. So right here’s a guidelines to ensure your automotive, truck or SUV is in superb form for fall and winter: Fluids: Underneath the hood, test the degrees for engine oil, coolant, brake and washer fluid. Are they between the minimal and most marks? Is it time....


Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Driver Turk Pockets Win, NMCA Championship at Indy

Geoff Turk flew his “Blackbird” Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak straight and true all the best way to the winner’s circle on the 17th Annual Nationwide Muscle Automobile Affiliation (NMCA) World Road Finals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis on September 23. The Yorkville, Illinois, native had ample motive to have fun — he additionally wrapped up the 2018 Holley EFI Manufacturing unit Tremendous Vehicles class championship, and his ailing spouse Sandy was there to expertise their shared triumph. After Sandy skilled severe well being points requiring in depth therapy, Turk doubted he would compete in any respect in the course of the 2018 NMCA season. On the final minute, he determined to enter his “Blackbird” Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak within the season-opening NMCA Bradenton occasion in March. Regardless of little time to prep his automobile, Turk etched his title within the document books, turning into the primary driver to....




Truck Thursday: Ram rolls out Ram Rodeo on the State Truthful of Texas

The Ram Truck model demonstrated every thing IS larger in Texas when it rolled out a bevy of recent fashions for the Texas Auto Present on the 2018 State Truthful of Texas in Dallas. 2018 Ram Heavy Responsibility 2500/3500 Laramie Longhorn Ram Rodeo Version Taking heart stage this #TruckThursday was the 2018 @RamTrucks Heavy Responsibility 2500/3500 Laramie Longhorn Ram Rodeo Version, unveiled throughout opening ceremonies on September 27. This new 2500/3500 Heavy Responsibility Ram Rodeo took the Ram Longhorn’s “Luxurious Pickup Truck of Texas” back-to-back title to much more refinement with premium supplies and design cues that actually mirror the final word in high-end consolation and elegance. That luxurious is paired with confirmed functionality and toughness that’s prepared for work when you find yourself with a fifth wheel/gooseneck trailer prep bundle and bed-view digital camera for spot-on trailer hitches. 2018 Ram Heavy Responsibility 2500/3500 Laramie Longhorn Ram Rodeo Version Skid....


Numerous Expertise Fuels Us

Brian Johnson is the Senior Supervisor – Range & Inclusion, FCA US LLC At FCA US, numerous expertise fuels our capacity to ship progressive merchandise and options to the communities of people that purchase and luxuriate in our merchandise. Among the many most significant investments for us are those who have interaction and encourage gifted, numerous individuals to take a look at our Firm as an excellent profession alternative. A wonderful instance of this can be clearly on show this week (September 26-28) because the Metropolis of Detroit performs host to the Nationwide Black MBA Affiliation’s (NBMBAA) 40th annual conference and profession expo. This occasion will carry almost 10,000 college students and recruiters to the Motor Metropolis. FCA US will proceed its greater than 30-year sponsorship dedication to NBMBAA because it strikes to Detroit for the primary time in a long time. The Firm additionally will proceed its unique sponsorship....




Wrangler Wednesday: All-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler gives distinctive on-road trip and dealing with traits to match legendary off-road potential

When engineers and designers started work on the all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler, they not solely targeted on additional enhancing the off-road capabilities of the enduring automobile, but in addition enhancing the Wrangler’s trip and dealing with traits on the roads resulting in these trails. The Wrangler’s predecessor, the Willys MA/MB, was initially designed as a Four×Four automobile that might transport troops throughout the tough terrain of the battlefield. Within the years following the conflict, its off-road functionality was embraced by farmers who used the civilian model of the automobile within the area and on rugged and demanding trails. The most recent model of the Wrangler carries on that legacy, full with the Path Rated badge affixed to every mannequin, but in addition gives a smoother on-road trip. “An enormous enchancment that we made going from the previous-generation Wrangler to the all-new mannequin is the on-road refinement,” stated Brian Leyes, Jeep....


FCA Group: Detroit Youth Taught Garden Care and Life-Lengthy Classes

Eric Miller’s job introduced him to Detroit in 2012, however he introduced extra to town than simply his household. Launched in 2013, The Garden Academy gives Detroit-area girls and boys, ages 11-19, a six-week school immersion program in partnership with Wayne County Group Faculty District (WCCCD). In flip, the youth present garden care companies, freed from cost, for the aged, for veterans in want and for disabled / handicapped residents in Detroit. Past mowing lawns, they plant roses in honor of Eric’s grandmother, winterize home windows to avoid wasting heating prices and plow snow when it turns into an obstruction. “A lot of our youth don’t have optimistic position fashions of their lives, and I do know that if we will simply allow them to know we care – that we now have their backs – they are going to exceed our expectations,” says Eric. “The aim right here is....




Wrangler Wednesday: Jeep® Wrangler’s roots run deep with the Rubicon Path

Rubicon is rather more than only a path and the title of a Jeep® Wrangler mannequin, it’s one thing that has been ingrained within the DNA of the Wrangler. Jeep Wrangler JL Rubicon Path 2018 The famend Rubicon Path in northern California is among the most rugged and difficult off-road trails on this planet, and it has attracted Jeep Wrangler and Jeep fans for greater than a half century. Alongside the 22-mile path, the Rubicon Path is an element street and half path with giant boulders, rocky terrain and large granite slabs with steep inclines and sharp drops. Jeep homeowners have accepted this problem since 1953, in the course of the early days of the commercially produced Jeep Wrangler. That 12 months, almost 150 mates took their Jeep autos on the trail by way of the Sierra Nevada Mountains as a technique to help the native financial system, and it....


Six races with every little thing on the road

The primary seven months of the 2018 NHRA season contained loads of highlights for the Mopar- and Dodge-backed drivers within the Humorous Automotive and Prime Gasoline lessons. Amongst them: Matt Hagan debuts the redesigned 2019 Mopar Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Humorous Automotive physique in Denver, and drives it into the ultimate spherical at Indianapolis. Leah Pritchett scores two occasion championships in her Mopar Dodge HEMI Prime Gasoline automotive, whereas teammate Tony Schumacher notches one occasion championship. Hagan leads the Humorous Automotive quartet at Don Schumacher Racing with three occasion championships, as teammates Jack Beckman and Ron Capps acquire two Wally trophies and Tommy Johnson Jr. stays within the hunt with two runner-up finishes. However every little thing is on the road for the ultimate six races of the season, the NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship. The highest 10 drivers within the Humorous Automotive and Prime Gasoline lessons made the reduce....




Wrangler Wednesday: The all-new Wrangler stars within the Jeep® model’s first-ever internet sequence competitors

Celebrities from baseball, media and the restaurant world are competing towards one another as they create an all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler that showcases their respective types, passions and personalities. Baseball legend and MLB analyst Alex Rodriguez, entrepreneur and media character Maria Menounos together with Andrew Steinthal and Chris Stang, co-founders of the restaurant media platform The Infatuation, are teaming up with famend customizers from throughout the nation for the Jeep model’s first-ever internet sequence competitors, “Jeep Wrangler Superstar Customs.” The six-episode internet sequence, hosted by former NBA standout and sports activities analyst Jalen Rose, will comply with the celebrities as they work with customizers West Coast Customs, DCD Customs and AutoCraft NYC to create a novel Jeep Wrangler with Jeep Efficiency Elements. These celebrities are persevering with the custom of householders customizing their Jeep Wrangler to mirror their particular person personalities and search their very own adventures. Fourteen-time MLB All-Star....


How Duct Tape and Cardboard Improved 9-Pace Transmission Manufacturing

Scissors, duct tape and cardboard. These three assets, mixed with a GoPro digital digicam, helped staff at Indiana Transmission Plant I (ITPI) develop an answer to enhance the effectivity of nine-speed transmission manufacturing. Earlier than we inform you extra concerning the “duct, paper, scissors” transfer, let’s clarify a bit about transmission manufacturing. Gears are a significant part in transmissions, multiplying and transmitting rotational pressure from the engine to the wheels. The machining course of for making gears is hobbing. Hobbing exactly cuts “tooth” into spherical items of steel, referred to as blanks, to create the gear. A robotic is a essential participant within the manufacturing course of, putting the clean into the hobbing machine and eradicating the completed gear as soon as the reducing course of is full. The problem at ITPI: the hobbing robotic would expertise micro-stoppages, or mini breakdowns, when shifting a completed gear to the following meeting....




FCA helps college students discover, invent tomorrow’s subsequent massive factor

Nobody is aware of what the longer term holds, however for a number of weeks this summer season FCA opened home windows of alternative for workers’ school-age kids to dream massive and suppose creatively about what the longer term may and will appear to be. FCA’s Camp Invention and Invention Undertaking camp invited greater than 200 elementary, center and highschool college students of FCA workers to deliver their curiosity and creativity to a sequence of STEM and STEAM camps, brief for Science, Know-how, Engineering, Artwork and Math, held at FCA headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan. FCA is the primary firm to deliver these nationally acknowledged camps into the office in partnership with the Nationwide Inventors Corridor of Fame (NIHF). Final yr, 120 college students participated in this system. This yr, greater than 200 college students had been enrolled in 9 weeklong camps.   Camp Invention 5th, 6th and seventh graders....


See why this summer time may simply be the very best time to get the used automotive of your goals at Rick Case FIAT

For those who’ve been watching our weblog recently, you have in all probability seen we have been speaking about among the thrilling new FIAT fashions popping out within the close to future. Nevertheless, whereas it is at all times enjoyable to look ahead to new fashions and trims, we predict you may discover simply as a lot to be enthusiastic about with our used stock nowadays. Actually, chances are you’ll discover that this summer time is among the greatest occasions to get an awesome deal on a used automotive you may love for years to return at our dealership close to Miami. It is no secret that many drivers right here in Davie and close by Ft. Lauderdale are on the hunt for brand spanking new vehicles nowadays, and paradoxically, meaning there isn’t any higher time to buy a used automotive. Many drivers might be buying and selling of their....




FIAT 500 Urbana Version fuses trendy metropolitan type with Italian design sensibilities!

Should you’ve been looking our weblog these days right here at Rick Case FIAT, you in all probability caught our protection of a number of the new FIAT trims unveiled at this yr’s New York Worldwide Auto Present. And whereas the FIAT 500X Blue Sky Version was one of many largest hits on the present flooring this yr, it was removed from the one factor that the FIAT model had in retailer for us. The truth is, the flagship FIAT 500 is getting a brand new trim too within the type of its Urbana Version. We ?? @NYAutoShow. pic.twitter.com/GX9oCmKRdl — FIAT USA (@FIATUSA) March 29, 2018 Proven within the bottom-left image of the tweet linked above, the FIAT 500 Urbana Version actually lives as much as its identify, including trendy city aptitude to this iconic Italian automobile. Outfitted with black-trimmed exterior lights, 16-inch hyper-black aluminum wheels, and an inside clad....


Selecting real FIAT components from Rick Case FIAT could make all of the distinction to the longevity and efficiency of your automobile!

When Miami space automobile customers are on the lookout for one thing unique and distinctive, many select to go to our showroom right here in Davie to browse our number of new FIAT fashions. Nonetheless, along with offering drivers from West Palm Seaside to Hollywood, FL with a number of distinctive Italian vehicles to select from, we right here at Rick Case FIAT additionally host an ideal number of real FIAT components to maintain them in nice form. Now, you possibly can inform simply from taking a look at a FIAT automobile that these automobiles are not like anything on the highway. And uniqueness has at all times been one of many FIAT model’s strongest qualities, it additionally signifies that in relation to caring in your FIAT automobile, you possibly can’t simply use generic auto components. Fortunately, you will at all times discover a full number of real FIAT components....




FIAT stuns once more with FIAT 500X Blue Sky Version

Right here in South Florida, we’re lucky to stay in a local weather that makes open air driving doable virtually all yr spherical. And in the event you love the sensation of cruising the open roads of Miami and Fort Lauderdale surrounded by mild and contemporary air, you will not be disenchanted by the FIAT 500X. In reality, this ruggedly good-looking compact crossover is about to make open-air driving all of the extra pleasing with its new Blue Sky Version. Make room for the #FIAT #500X Blue Sky Version – the latest addition to the FIAT lineup. pic.twitter.com/90PB7zDtnq — FIAT USA (@FIATUSA) April 30, 2018 FIAT has all the time been a model famend for its standout model, however with the FIAT 500X Blue Sky Version, it takes its aptitude for design to a complete new stage. Boasting putting satin-chrome exterior accents and a novel Blue Sky inside design cues,....