FCA at CES 2020: EV, VR, Airflow Vision

Jeep Electrified Jeep brand showcases three plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, demonstrating FCA's commitment to global electrification: Electric vehicle technology the evolution of 80 years of Jeep 4x4 capability leadership Jeep electric vehicles to carry all-new "Jeep 4xe" badge All Jeep models to offer electrification options by 2022 New Jeep 4x4 Adventure VR Experience delivers a [...]

By |2020-03-28T19:38:57-07:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Fiat, Jeep|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What do Britney Spears, Mario Lopez, and FCA have in common?

Page Six of the auto industry Cold feet Carlos Ghosn said that mergers are like marriages and the merger between FCA and Renault couldn't have been shorter. One day they were all lovie dovie and the next day they pulled a Britney Spears and Jason Alexander, getting divorced after the euphoria of 55 hours of [...]

Buy a Fiat 124 Abarth, get a day at Bondurant Driving School – free

Pat, Bob and Jason Bondurant were on hand at the Concorso Italiano to announce that anyone buying or leasing a new Fiat 124 Spider Abarth or a Fiat 500 Abarth will get a free, one-day class at the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving in Phoenix, Arizona. What does a Fiat 124 [...]

By |2017-03-22T07:59:31-07:00August 21st, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Fiat|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

2017 Fiat 124 Spider Elaborazione Abarth at NYIAS

Making Karl Abarth proud, this performance-inspired 2017 Fiat 124 Elaborazione Abarth will debut at this year's New York International Auto Show. The first Abarth was debuted in 2011 at the Los Angeles auto show and created a distinctive sporty Fiat 500. Fiat says the 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Elaborazione Abarth will * feature sport suspension, [...]

Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves in Southern Italy

No Italiano Flying down the toll road in my Fiat 500, I saw the woman from a distance. The Telepass lanes came up fast and choosing the right lane in Italy is always critical. I had euros - cash - and quickly looked for a green light indicating an open, cash lane. There were none. [...]

Reid Bigland on Ram, Fiat and Chrysler

2014  New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) Reid Bigland currently holds three distinct Senior Management roles with Chrysler Group LLC. He is Chryslers Head of U.S. Sales Operations, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Chrysler Canada Inc. and President and CEO of the Company's Ram Truck Brand. Bigland talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, [...]

Automotive executives talk about Russia and Ukraine

The 84th Geneva International Motor Show was full of exotic cars, a 24 hour of Leman's hall and eco-friendly cars. In the background, in dimly lit rooms, in roundtables with executives, the questions were starting to filter in. All of the car manufacturers, European, American and Asian are concerned about the economic threat to a [...]

Luca Dal Monte the history of Maserati

The history of Maserati Luca Dal Monte, Director of global communications for Maserati, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about the history of Maserati. Next year is the 100th anniversary of Maserati. Who are the people that created Maserati? In which city were Maseratis originally produced? Who are some of the previous owners and [...]

By |2020-02-25T16:59:47-08:00July 26th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Fiat, Maserati, Video|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Fiat’s designer, Fabrizzio Vacca, on the Fiat 500L on Driving the Nation

Baltimore, MD - "The Fiat 500 is known as Mammone in Italy, a Momma's boy," Fabrizio Vacca, one of Fiat's senior interior designers from Centro Stile in Turin who worked on the 500L's interior said, at the same time he started backtracking, realizing he was talking to an American who might have thought he was [...]

By |2017-03-22T08:00:45-07:00July 24th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Fiat, Video, youtube.com|0 Comments

2014 Fiat 500L commercial “The British are coming… the Italians are coming…”

Recently we saw Audi take Mercedes-Benz head on with the Vulcan grip commercial which I thought was hysterical. Now Fiat is throwing down the gauntlet in front of MINI in a soon to be released commercial that you get to see here first. MINI started out as a British car company and is produced in [...]

By |2016-09-25T14:35:07-07:00June 15th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Fiat, Manufacturers, MINI, Video|0 Comments