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To win back consumers, big brands should invest in R&D and innovation

The world of consumer goods is changing. Consumer tastes are becoming more and more fragmented and big incumbents continue to lose market share to upstart brands. It’s often difficult for these incu

Waymo orders thousands of Pacificas for 2018 self-driving fleet rollout

Waymo has ordered thousands of new Chrysler Pacifica minivans from FCA to help populate its autonomous ride-hailing fleet, which it will open to the public in 2018, the company says. The public launch

Ferrari is planning an all-electric supercar

Ferrari is going to going to build an EV that will aim to have no peer – including from the likes of Tesla. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said that its planning to both build its first electri

Waymo’s self-driving Chrysler Pacifica begins testing in San Francisco

Waymo is bringing its self-driving cars back to San Francisco streets for testing. TechCrunch has obtained pictures of the Waymo Chrysler Pacifica autonomous test vehicle on SF city roads, and Waymo c

There will be a plug-in Hybrid Jeep Wrangler in 2020

The Jeep Wrangler, the car most people are probably thinking of when they hear about “a Jeep,” will take a leap forward into the world of alternative powertrains in 2020 when it gets a plu

Waymo now testing its self-driving cars on public roads with no one at the wheel

Waymo recently hosted a number of journalists at its private Castle testing compound, and treated us to rides with no safety driver behind the wheel – now, the former Google self-driving car company

Waymo to start testing its self-driving cars in Michigan

Waymo’s next stop for its self-driving Chrysler Pacifica test vehicles is Michigan. The company that sprung from Google’s self-driving car project will be deploying its autonomous cars jus

Fiat Chrysler’s Portal concept is a van with a plan for autonomous driving

Fiat Chrysler is getting ready for a future in which your vehicle is an extension of your living space with their new Portal concept car, which is debuting at CES this year. The Portal is an electric-

Automakers aren’t really advertising electric vehicles

There are more plug-in vehicles available now than there were a decade ago, and the sales of those vehicles are growing. Sales of electric vehicles are up about a third this year over last year, and N

Crunch Report | Zuckerberg Gets One Step Closer to Jarvis

Waymo gets 100 new Chrysler Pacifica minivans outfitted with Waymo technology, Starry raises another $30 million, Elon Musk wants to build tunnels because of his reaction to traffic, Zuckerberg gets u

Attention nerds: Chrysler announces bug bounty program

If you like poking, prodding, and proving big corporations wrong, has FCA US got a challenge for you. FCA US is the umbrella company for Fiat, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, and Ram, and it wants you to find

Uber and Fiat are in discussions to form a self-driving car partnership

Uber and Fiat Chrysler are in talks about a partnership involving self-driving car technology, according to several reports. Bloomberg first published earlier today about a possible deal between the

Chrysler’s Solution To The Jeep Hack Is 1.4 Million USB Drives

You've probably read the WIRED story "Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It" by now. Either way, it was scary as hell. Today, the company behind Jeep has finally taken action and

Your next Chrysler may have some NASA DNA

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/mars_rover.jpg" />In what seems to me a rather unexpected partnership, it looks like one of the USA's most endangered car companies is te

All-electric Fiat 500EV to hit U.S. in 2012

Chrysler first showed this baby off at the Detroit Auto Show this year. Today, we received word that an all-electric version of the Fiat 500 platform should be available in only a couple years. How ex

Apple Director Jerome York Passes Away At Age 71

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/york.jpg" class="shot2" />In a brief statement, <a href="http://apple.com">Apple</a> has <a href="http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/appl

Step right up, get your plug-in Jeep

Chrysler really threw their hat into the electric vehicle ring today, revealing not one, not two, but three electric or semi-electric vehicles. The one getting all the eyeballs, of course, is the Chry

Chrysler to offer $499 EVDO car routers

Instead of being stuck behind some A-hole driving 20 miles per hour under the speed limit while talking on his cell phone, you’ll soon be stuck behind a very similar A-hole trying to balance a lapto

Former Chrysler executive joins Tesla Motors

Tesla Motors has hired former Chrysler Executive Michael Donoughe to oversee the company’s engineering and manufacturing processes as executive vice president. The 220 miles-per-charge electric Tesl

Chrsyler to offer in-car wireless Internet next model year, safety advocates freaking out

Chrysler, the also-ran of the Big Three in Detroit, will offer in-car wireless Internet access beginning with 2009 model cars. The Los Angeles Times says it uses 3G, but doesn’t mention anything
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