Hybrid Hysteria: 2017-2018 Chrysler Pacifica recalled for potential fire risk

Toronto, Ontario — Another hybrid model has been engulfed by a recall as Stellantis was forced to issue the recall of 19,808 Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans in North America due to a potential fire risk. An internal investigation within Stellantis led to the discovery of 12 fires among model-year 2017 and 2018 vehicles, according to […]

Big Money; Possible Whammies: Stellantis plans to triple EV sales in 2021

Milan, Italy — Stellantis, formed from a merger between FCA and Groupe PSA, is betting big on themselves this year, announcing a plan to triple its global sales of electric vehicles this year, the head of holding company Exor, the carmaker’s main shareholder, said on Thursday. The world’s fourth largest carmaker targets global sales of […]

Chrysler says goodbye 300, hello Portal

By Jordan Porter Toronto, Ontario – September 25, 2018 — Next year will be the last for the Chrysler model 300. In 2020, the downsized Chrysler brand will make room for a new member of the family – the sleek new Portal fully electric minivan will be available for purchase in 2020. This electric van includes […]

IIHS adds three vehicles to Top Safety Pick+ list

The Chrysler Pacifica during the challenging small overlap front test. The vehicle was retested by IIHS after FCA made changes to prevent the driver's door from opening during this type of collision.

Arlington, Virginia — September 26, 2016 — The US-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has recently named three new vehicles to its Top Safety Pick+ list. The three vehicles are the 2017 Chevrolet Volt, the 2017 Cadillac XT5 and the newly introduced Chrysler Pacifica. The Pacifica is the first minivan to earn a 2016 […]

Valspar announces OEM approvals for DeBeer WaterBase

Minneapolis, Minnesota — December 15, 2014 — Valspar Automotive has announced multiple OEM paint approvals for its DeBeer WaterBase 900+ Series. Ford, General Motors and Chrysler have all recently approved global use of the water base series, giving refinishers a new option when completing warranty work. “Valspar Automotive is dedicated to offering the best in […]

Chrysler, Madza provisionally approve DeBeer Refinish WaterBase 900 series

Minneapolis, Minnesota — November 10, 2014 — Valspar has announced that its DeBeer Refinish WaterBase 900 series has been provisionally approved by Mazda and Chrysler for use on their vehicles. This approval is based on the PF-10537 specification and applies to all models produced by Chrysler and Mazda, with Chrysler approving it for worldwide use […]