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FIAT Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has Passed Away

Sergio Marchionne, the charismatic automotive executive who rescued both FIAT and Chrysler, has passed away. He was 66 years old. Over the years his unconventional style, in both business strategy and — see his standard uniform of black sweaters — fashion choices won him many admirers in the industry. AutoNation’s own Mike Jackson counted Marchionne as a personal friend, and spoke with the New York Times this morning about what set him apart, saying “He could take a fire hose of complexity and reduce it to its fundamentals in minutes,” and that “he…

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2019 Alfa Romeo 2019 Maserati Alfa Romeo Featured Maserati 

What’s New for 2019 Alfa Romeo and Maserati Models

FCA’s recent “What’s New” event wasn’t just about seeing what changes Jeep, Ram, Dodge, Chrysler, and FIAT made to their vehicles for the upcoming model year. For the first time ever, Alfa Romeo and Maserati used the annual gathering to share with the automotive press what it has in store. Both brands chose an appropriate place to showcase their 2019 Italian performance cars and SUVS: the M1 Concourse, home to a 1.5-mile track surrounded by more than 250 private garages in Pontiac, Michigan. Access was not an issue because Alfa…

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2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Alfa Romeo Featured Test Drive Reviews 

The 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio is a 175-MPH Grocery Getter

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio is an SUV with 505 horsepower, a sub four-second zero-to-60 time, and handling manners that are more suited to a race track then a Home Depot parking lot. Only the Italians could have made a vehicle like this. And while some of you might be saying, “Uh… what about Porsche, BMW or Mercedes-Benz?” The fact is that the Alfa could’ve only been made by the German’s if they lived on wine and had a much more developed sense of humor. For the full 2018 Alfa Romeo…

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2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia Alfa Romeo Featured Test Drive Reviews 

2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia Test Drive Review

Alfa Romeo has been working on its return to the United States for the good part of the past decade. It all started with an extremely limited allocation of the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione V8 supercar and the Alfa Romeo 8C Spider. Following that little tease of the Italian automaker’s return, the brand released the mid-engined and lightweight 4C Coupe and the convertible 4C Spider. Finally, Alfa Romeo brought the Ferrari-derived V6-powered Giulia Quadrifoglio and its 505 horsepower. All these aforementioned Alfa Rome models are quite limited and pretty expensive….

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