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.
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.
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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April 3, 2017
FCA US LLC is exploring an innovative way to poke holes in conventional vehicle engineering. Weight reduction, a key contributor to improved fuel economy, can be achieved by using less material. The challenge is determining which components can withstand weight reduction – and by how much – while still satisfying customer expectations for vehicle durability and performance.
February 9, 2017
FCA US LLC announced today that, effective immediately, all 2017 Dodge Charger Pursuit law enforcement vehicles will provide safety technology that detects movement behind the vehicle through the use of a rear-facing camera and radar.
January 2, 2017
FCA and Google are using CES 2017 to demonstrate a seamless integration of the award-winning Uconnect 8.4-inch connected vehicle system featuring Android, the world’s most popular open-source operating system.
December 28, 2016
FCA US will offer CES attendees an opportunity to experience advanced, yet intuitive technologies, including hands-on demonstrations of the all-new, fourth-generation Uconnect system featuring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the all-new, class-exclusive Uconnect Theater rear seat entertainment system in the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan and a variety of exclusive features in the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid’s innovative powertrain system.
December 19, 2016
Waymo (formerly the Google self-driving car project) and FCA announced today that production of 100 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans uniquely built to enable fully self-driving operations has been completed. The vehicles are currently being outfitted with Waymo’s fully self-driving technology, including a purpose-built computer and a suite of sensors, telematics and other systems, and will join Waymo’s self-driving test fleet in early 2017.
December 12, 2016
The editors at WardsAuto have named the new 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 hybrid propulsion system to the Wards 10 Best Engines list for 2017. Making its debut in the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, the new electric propulsion system drives the most fuel-efficient minivan ever to benchmark performance numbers, including a fuel-economy rating of 84 MPGe, reflecting the vehicle’s combined city- and highway-cycle performance in electric-mode only.
November 17, 2016
The all-new 2017 Jeep® Compass offers four new Uconnect systems, delivering communication, entertainment and navigation features drivers and passengers desire, including the segment’s largest full-color LED instrument cluster. The 2017 Compass is the first Jeep SUV to offer the new, fourth-generation Uconnect systems.
November 16, 2016
Like its gas-powered Pacifica counterpart, the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid features the award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 gasoline engine, but this iteration is specially adapted to pair with the innovative, FCA US-designed eFlite dual-motor electrically variable transmission.
September 9, 2016
FCA US vehicles continue to accelerate forward with in-vehicle technology with the debut of 4G LTE network connectivity in the all-new fourth-generation Uconnect 8.4 and 8.4 NAV systems.
September 1, 2016
As FCA US LLC expands and freshens its vehicle lineup, so goes the Company’s use of higher-strength steels – a key contributor to improved crashworthiness. Model-year 2017 also marks the debut of light-emitting diode (LED) headlamps in the FCA US lineup. The technology delivers greater light output, which helps allow drivers to see more – and potentially see it sooner.
September 1, 2016
For 2017, Uconnect debuts the fourth-generation system in the Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger. Building upon the success of previous generations, the new system includes performance improvements with faster startup time and enhanced processing power, a new 8.4-inch touchscreen that offers multi-touch gestures, vivid imagery, sharper graphics and the ability to support smartphone integrations.
July 13, 2016
Reflecting the rapidly increasing convergence of connectivity technology and the automotive industry, FCA US LLC today announced the launch of a public bug bounty program on the Bugcrowd platform to enhance the safety and security of its consumers, their vehicles and connected services.
June 15, 2016
The University of Windsor / FCA Automotive Research and Development Centre (ARDC) marked its 20th anniversary today with a special celebration attended by dignitaries, employees, senior executives, media and special guest Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, who made a surprise funding announcement.
April 29, 2016
FCA Uconnect is releasing a new complimentary software update designed to add Apple Siri Eyes Free capability to the vehicle’s Uconnect system for nearly two million properly equipped Uconnect vehicles dating back to the 2013 model year.
March 18, 2016
The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, the most technologically equipped vehicle of its kind, now features Uconnect Vehicle User Guide, a pre-installed and complimentary application that allows drivers to easily view and explore their owner's vehicle information via the Uconnect 8.4-inch touch screen.
March 17, 2016
FCA US LLC is committing to use sensor-fusion technology for all its future Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) systems.
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