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Management briefing - Paris motor show preview

23 September 2016

This, the first of two management briefing reports concerning the 2016 Paris Mondial de l’Automobile, offers a sneak preview of the confirmed and likely world debut cars and concept vehicles.


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.

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


Paris show world debuts list - Ferrari GTC4Lusso T

22 September 2016

Ferrari will reveal an additional version of the four-wheel drive, four-seat GTC4Lusso at the Paris motor show. The GTC4Lusso T retains the four-wheel steering system of the existing V12-engined car but is powered by a 449kW/610CV 3,855cc turbocharged V8 and has rear-wheel drive.


just-auto Plus only Bridgestone supplies RFT tyres for new Giulia

20 September 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) signed up Bridgestone more than a year ago, looking for world-class original equipment for the company’s new flagship sports sedan. “Potenza S001 is a big favourite with sporty drivers everywhere; they love its...


LA show debuts list - Volvo V90 Cross Country

15 September 2016

The second world premiere for November's Los Angeles Auto Show has been confirmed. It will be the Volvo V90 Cross Country, which replaces the XC70. As Volvo will not have a stand at the Paris show, Los Angeles will be the new model's public debut.


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe August 2016 sales up 20.4%

15 September 2016

FCA continued to post sales gains in Europe during July and August, outperforming the industry average both months with respective increases of 4.3% and 20.4%. For the eight months year-to-date, FCA's European sales were up 15.5% year-over-year, compared...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales up 3% in August 2016

2 September 2016

FCA US on 1 September 2016, reported US sales of 196,756 units, a 3% increase compared with sales in August 2015 (190,887 units). FCA US retail sales were 150,153 units in August, while fleet sales were 46,603 units. Retail sales represented 76% of total...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 7,812 units in August 2016

2 September 2016

FCA México on 1 September, 2016, reported sales of 7,812 units. “Our latest addition to the Dodge lineup, the Dodge Neon, has performed well among customers who are looking for exciting and innovative vehicles. The new E-Torque engine generation,...


just-auto Plus only FCA Italy sales up 24.1% in August 2016

2 September 2016

In August, FCA outperformed the industry average in Italy once again, with sales up 24.1% (vs. 20.1% for the industry) to more than 20,000 vehicles. Market share increased 90 basis points to 28.9%. For the eight months year-to-date, FCA sales were up 20.2%...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada August 2016 sales down 20%

2 September 2016

FCA Canada, on 1 September, 2016, reported sales of 21,627 units, down 20% compared with sales in August 2015 of 26,995. Through the year, total sales of 199,693 units are down 2% compared with 202,963 sold during the same time period last year. FCA Canada...


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.

Alfa Romeo news

Management briefing - Paris motor show preview

23 September 2016

This, the first of two management briefing reports concerning the 2016 Paris Mondial de l'Automob...


Paris show world debuts list - Ferrari GTC4Lusso T

22 September 2016

Ferrari will reveal an additional version of the four-wheel drive, four-seat GTC4Lusso at the Par...


just-auto Plus only Bridgestone supplies RFT tyres for new Giulia

20 September 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) signed up Bridgestone more than a year ago, looking for world-cla...


LA show debuts list - Volvo V90 Cross Country

15 September 2016

The second world premiere for November's Los Angeles Auto Show has been confirmed. It will be the...


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe August 2016 sales up 20.4%

15 September 2016

FCA continued to post sales gains in Europe during July and August, outperforming the industry av...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales up 3% in August 2016

2 September 2016

FCA US on 1 September 2016, reported US sales of 196,756 units, a 3% increase compared with sales...



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