On December 17, 2019, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles completed the transfer of $900,000 to the City of Detroit’s Housing & Revitalization Department (HRD) to fund a home repair grant program for homeowners on the City’s east side. The program provides eligible homeowners living near FCA’s new assembly plant on Mack Avenue with grants of up to $15,000 per property to invest in-home repairs. “This initiative shows us just how invested FCA is in their employees and their neighborhoods,” says Steve Jones Chrysler of Owensboro, KY.
On November 20, 2019, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) built its 15-millionth minivan. This is a major first for the company. Since the very first minivan, a Plymouth Voyager, rolled off the assembly line Nov. 2, 1983, FCA has continued to lead in the segment with a 54 percent share, selling twice as many minivans as any other manufacturer.
Land Rover revealed the New 2020 Land Rover Defender for the first time in North America on Nov 21, 2019. The event was highlighted by a special performance by Grammy Award-winning artist and Defender owner, John Mayer, who performed his top hits including “New Light,” “Waiting on the World to Change” and “Carry Me Away.”
Also in attendance to celebrate the new Land Rover Defender making its North American debut were Land Rover ambassadors former Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, Olympic gold medalist hockey player Meghan Duggan, and Olympic snowboarder Chris Corning. Celebrity guests included television personality and actor Wilmer Valderrama and actor Max Greenfield.
In 2019, the second annual Japanese Automotive Invitational, held in conjunction with the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, celebrated 30 Years of Japanese Luxury automobiles. At the event, more than 50 other historically significant luxury, sport and race cars were shown. One of the most significant vehicles that most people may not have heard of is the Prince Skyline Sport Coupe. The Prince Skyline Sport Coupe has direct ties to Infiniti, Toyotas luxury car division.
The 2020 Land Rover Defender can become one of the best off-road vehicles on the planet, just like its historic predecessor. Warren Henry Landrover of Miami allows that the new generation of Defender is more comfortable and appealing than the original with an interior that is more in line with today’s more modern SUVs. For the 2020 model year, there are a ton of creature comforts to go along with its rugged appearance. There is a choice of two wheelbases, two available engines, and six trim levels with numerous customizable options to match all your possible desires. We also would like to point out that the Defender is quite a bit larger than it appears in photos.
Most consumers will agree that the Lamborghini Urus is a unique SUV. It’s a literal horse, which is usually not an animal that you would associate with the Lamborghini brand until the Urus came along. Most wonder if the powerful SUV can get any better, but what if we told you that Lamborghini is working on a track-oriented version of the Urus? This may be pie in the sky thinking, but according to the company, this dream could become a very real reality.