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This brand is owned by: Fiat-Chrysler Group

Latest insights


September management briefing: Frankfurt review

23 September 2015

In the second and final part of this month's management briefing, we take a look at the stand out concepts, production cars and trends seen at the 2015 Frankfurt IAA motor show.


ANALYSIS: Japan under attack from foreign brands

16 July 2015

Vehicle sales ended the first half of CY2015 down 11%, due mostly to a tax rise for Kei-models. Yet not every OEM is suffering. Mazda was up 47% in June, while multiple European brands are also enjoying high percentage gains.


ANALYSIS: BMW sales collapse in largest EU market

9 July 2015

The 12 percent YoY rise in the June German passenger cars market has seen some notable changes to the usual pecking order. Opel muscled past both Ford and BMW to take fourth position behind Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz and third-placed Audi.


THE WEEK THAT WAS: Chop Alfa or Sergio?

19 June 2015

Time for Alfa or Sergio to go? That was the title of a Comment piece by our US sales analyst Bill Cawthon which attracted plenty of looks on just-auto this week. Cawthon has decades of association with and analysis of the Chrysler part of Fiat Chrysler and a read is recommended.

Latest interviews


INTERVIEW: TomTom's Jan-Marten de Vries

17 October 2012

TomTom is well known for its navigation systems both for OE and aftermarket applications. What is not so well known is how it is developing its range of products and services to meet the demands of today’s connected car. Vanessa Scholfield, editor QUBE Connected Car service spoke to Jan-Marten de Vries , VP Product Management of Automotive at TomTom to gain an insight into its product development and innovation in relation to car connectivity.


INTERVIEW: Chrysler UK brand director, Nigel Land

8 June 2012

Chrysler's mantra 'Different is what we do' is something the automaker's UK division is striving to put into practice as it launches its new 300C model. Jeep/Chrysler UK brand director, Nigel Land, talked to Simon Warburton at the Imperial War Museum as the automaker showcased its latest addition with a slice of Americana using a backdrop of B52, B17 and SR71 aircraft.


Marchionne: auto industry needs consolidation

11 January 2012

There needs to be another round of consolidation of the motor industry worldwide or some companies will not survive, according to Fiat and Chrysler chief Sergio Marchionne


GOLDING’S TAKE: The challenged multibrand Fiat man

20 December 2010

Imagine you are Andrew Humberstone. There you are minding your own business in the Gulf states, happily wholesaling Ferrari and Maserati for the Fiat Group and playing polo with the rich and famous, when Sergio Marchionne himself no less, rings and tells you to catch a flight to the UK and take charge of Fiat over there.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico posts best July sales of 7,617 units

3 August 2016

FCA Mexico on 2 August 2016, reported sales of 7,617 units. “We are very excited about the return of the Dodge Neon, one of our flagship vehicles. This vehicle joins the Dodge portfolio and complements the brand. The Dodge Neon will compete in one of...


just-auto Plus only FCA July 2016 sales grow 4.8% in Italy

3 August 2016

FCA outperformed the industry in July, with sales up 4.8% year-over-year (+2.9% for the industry) to more than 39,200 vehicles. Group market share was 50 basis points higher at 28.8%. For the seven months year-to-date, FCA posted unit sales of nearly 343,000...


FCA names new Alfa/Maserati CEO

24 May 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has named Reid Bigland chief executive of the Alfa Romeo and Maserati brands though he will remain head of US sales and the chief executive of FCA Canada.


GENEVA - Marchionne blames China for Alfa delays

1 March 2016

Further delays to the long-awaited introduction of new Alfa Romeo models are all the fault of China, according to Fiat Chrysler chief Sergio Marchionne.


FCA announces top executive changes

6 October 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has named Mike Manley head of the Ram trucks brand on top of his current roles as APAC (Asia-Pacific) chief operating officer and head of Jeep. It's one of a number of changes "in the composition of and assignment of responsibilities within [FCA's] group executive council, designed to ensure proper representation of all of the group's major brands", the automaker said in a statement.


FCA long way off making GM offer

25 June 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is a long way from making any offer to GM shareholders, FCA chief executive Sergio Marchionne has said.


FCA UK announces management changes

3 June 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) UK has announced a major restructuring of its senior management team.


FCA reportedly slows new products

2 June 2015

As CEO Sergio Marchionne reportedly searches for a partner for the automaker, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in the last 12 months has delayed the redesign or release of at least 12 current or new vehicles in North America alone, a news agency reported.


FCA to make two new Alfa engines at Termoli

9 April 2015

FCA's Termoli plant has been allocated two new engines, the automaker said.


FCA launches Jeep Renegade as Chrysler axe falls

19 March 2015

Speaking at the UK market Jeep Renegade media launch, top Fiat Chrysler Automobiles executives on Thursday (19 March) confirmed - as already widely reported - the automaker is pulling the Chrysler brand out of the UK market after a number of ultimately unsuccessful attempts to kick start the marque under various ownerships dating back to the early 1990s.


GENEVA: Fiat Chrysler names new car 124 Spider

4 March 2015

Fiat Chrysler has confirmed that its new roadster developed with Mazda will be named the 124 Spider.


GENEVA: Europe recovering says FCA's Marchionne

3 March 2015

The European car market is recovering and moving into what Fiat Chrysler chief Sergio Marchionne believes will be permanent, although not phenomenal, growth.


Fiat Chrysler looks to double Oz sales by 2018

17 February 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) aims to almost double its sales in Australia in the next four years. The company sold 43,100 vehicles there in 2014.


FCA sees black ink ahead

29 January 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles expects to turn profits in all regions this year but needs to make more in North America to fund Alfa Romeo and Maserati brand overhauls.


Alfa Romeo to build first SUV at Cassino

14 January 2015

Alfa Romeo plans to manufacture its first compact sport-utility vehicle and a sedan, referred to as Giulia, at its Cassino plant near Rome, Sergio Marchionne, Fiat Chrysler CEO, said.


Jeep gives FCA Europe sales a kick

16 December 2014

New product - primarily from Jeep - is paying off for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles which posted European November sales up 3.6% year on year compared with 1.2% for the industry.


Falling petrol prices power November US sales

3 December 2014

With the rapid decline in prices at the pump, currently equivalent to about GBP0.47/litre [vs around GBP1.20 in UK after recent falls - ed], US November light vehicle sales kicked into high gear, coming in 4.6% ahead of last year and 1.7% ahead of October 2014.


BELGIUM: Jaguar overtaken by Lexus across Europe

18 November 2014

A sales surge by the Japanese brand, combined with a lack of interest in Jaguar by buyers outside the UK has seen Lexus overtake the British car maker in Europe.


FCA eyes Fiat 500X boost in US

16 October 2014

Fiat sales in the US will take a step up in 2015 with the introduction of the 500X compact crossover, according to the head of US sales at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) speaking exclusively to just-auto.


Union reps shown Maserati Levante Mirafiori plant

16 October 2014

Fiat has shown trade union representatives the Mirafiori factory where the luxury Maserati Levante SUV will be built, according to Italian media reports.


Maserati eyes 50,000 sales in 2015

2 October 2014

Maserati expects to sell over 35,000 cars this year and reach its 50,000 sales target in 2015, subject to the availability of a new sport utility vehicle (SUV) to be launched late next year, the head of the brand said in Paris.


INDONESIA SHOW: Automakers' growing confidence

19 September 2014

The 2014 Indonesia international motor show got under way this week with a renewed sense of self-confidence and purpose, as the domestic market continued to reach new record highs.


US dealers awarded Alfa Romeo franchises

11 June 2014

An initial group of 86 dealers - drawn from existing Fiat and Maserati brand dealers have been awarded Alfa Romeo franchises in the US and Canada as the brand prepares to re-enter North America.


Chrysler names new investor relations chief

8 May 2014

Chrysler said Joe Veltri will be responsible for investor relations from 1 July. He'll continue, on an interim basis, as head of NAFTA product planning until a replacement is named later.


Fiat plans wave of new Alfa Romeo models - reports

24 March 2014

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is to launch seven new Alfa Romeo models in a bid to increase sales of the sports car brand five-fold, according to Germany's Auto Bild magazine.


UK 'key market for Mazda 2'

4 March 2014

The new Mazda 2, based on the Hazumi concept unveiled at the show, will go into production late this year as Mazda completes its cycle of model renewal.


Fiat Group 2013 trading profit off EUR1bn

29 January 2014

Fiat Group's full year 2013 trading profit slipped EUR1bn year on year to EUR3.4bn after "a significant reduction in losses in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, "promising initial results" from a new premium strategy and strong cash generation (of EUR1.7bn) in the fourth quarter," the automaker said on Wednesday (29 January, 2014).


Merged Fiat Chrysler name and HQ location TBC

14 January 2014

Now that the deal to merge Fiat and Chrysler has been done, the question in people's minds at the Detroit show was where would the new business entity be headquartered and what will it be called?


DRB-Hicom to distribute Alfa Romeo

16 December 2013

DRB-Hicom is in talks with Fiat to take over the Malaysian distribution rights for the Alfa Romeo brand from local firm Sime Darby.


New Fiat plan sees Punto dumped - report

9 December 2013

Fiat Spa plans to spend as much as EUR9bn (US$12.3bn) on new models to end European losses in three years and revive nearly empty Italian factories, two sources have told a news agency.

Alfa Romeo news

just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico posts best July sales of 7,617 units

3 August 2016

FCA Mexico on 2 August 2016, reported sales of 7,617 units. “We are very excited about t...


just-auto Plus only FCA July 2016 sales grow 4.8% in Italy

3 August 2016

FCA outperformed the industry in July, with sales up 4.8% year-over-year (+2.9% for the industry)...


FCA names new Alfa/Maserati CEO

24 May 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has named Reid Bigland chief executive of the Alfa Romeo and Maserati b...


GENEVA - Marchionne blames China for Alfa delays

1 March 2016

Further delays to the long-awaited introduction of new Alfa Romeo models are all the fault of Chi...


FCA announces top executive changes

6 October 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has named Mike Manley head of the Ram trucks brand on top of his curren...


September management briefing: Frankfurt review

23 September 2015

In the second and final part of this month's management briefing, we take a look at the stand...



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