Shock Box: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Tested!

Only America’s most ardent pragmatists choose minivan function over crossover fashion. The country’s refusal to acknowledge the family van’s myriad virtues—unparalleled people-carrying comfort, unmatched interior volume, and unequaled interior flexibility—might be its greatest automotive sin. Stigma, then, is strong with the guardian of the sliding door. Yet Chrysler defiantly marches the minivan forward with the […]

SPIED: A Chrysler 300 Hellcat with Demon Drag Radials!

The SRT-fettled version of the Chrysler 300 was killed for the U.S. market after the 2014 model year, although it lived on in the Middle East, Australia, and New Zealand. But as of late, with the release of Dodge’s Hellcat Challenger and Charger, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, and the Dodge Demon, big power has been a top priority at Fiat Chrysler. […]

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Long-Term Test Intro: Much Practicality, Many G’s

After an effort that drifted perilously close to indifference with its previous, fifth-generation minivans, Chrysler revived the Pacifica nameplate and attached it to a sixth-gen model that drips with the confidence of a company that created the segment. This van’s new-from-the-ground-up platform is substantially lighter—aluminum sliding doors and a magnesium-and-aluminum liftgate help it shed a […]

The People’s Chrysler: Volkswagen Open to a Merger with FCA

General Motors’ Mary Barra may choose to ignore Sergio Marchionne’s emails, but Volkswagen chief executive Matthias Müller is at least checking his spam folder in case the outspoken Italian sends a proposal to merge Fiat Chrysler and Volkswagen. The VW CEO told reporters during the company’s annual investor conference that he is “not ruling out […]