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.
25 November 2013
GAC Fiat Automobiles, the joint venture in the southern city of Changsha, will add a second shift from next April, effectively doubling production, the company’s general manager John Burton said at the Guangzhou motor show.
9 October 2013
It’s been three and a half years since the Alfa Giulietta had its world premiere at the 2010 Geneva motor show. Glenn Brooks has just been sampling the latest model, updated with an assortment of mid-life freshening features.
25 September 2013
Alfa Romeo's much anticipated return to the US market has been put back to the second quarter of 2014.
17 September 2013
Our detailed look at Europe's largest motor show of 2013 - the Frankfurt IAA - forms a two part series for this month's management briefing. Glenn Brooks follows just-auto.com's preview with a comprehensive post-Frankfurt report.
11 September 2013
If you had to sum up the mood at the 2013 Frankfurt IAA's first press day it would be entrenched optimism. Profits might remain elusive for some OEMs but the sheer number of vehicle world premieres points to a European industry on the rebound.
11 September 2013
The media days for the 2013 Frankfurt Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA) are 10 & 11 September. Each of the following vehicles is a world premiere at the show.
6 September 2013
This month, we take a detailed look at Europe's largest motor show of 2013 - the Frankfurt IAA. Glenn Brooks assesses the key models having their global debuts, and will follow this with a comprehensive post-Frankfurt report later in September.
5 September 2013
Fiat has pledged EUR1bn of investment at its hometown Mirafiori plant in northern Italy as it pushes forward with plans to boost sales of its luxury model line and bring its loss making European business back to profit.
19 July 2013
Nemak, an aluminium auto parts producing unit of Mexico's Alfa conglomerate, based in Monterrey, is building a plant to supply Volkswagen in Russia.
19 July 2013
It's much easier to warm up a cold potato than it is to handle a red hot potato, because the hot potato will always go cold.
26 June 2013
Not only is is possible to spend forty thousand pounds on a Land Rover Freelander, lots of people are doing exactly that. Glenn Brooks tries a top-spec HSE Lux to see what you get for your money.
21 June 2013
A team of Italian craftsmen will spend up to 10 days this summer installing an intricate floor in a unique car showroom.
11 June 2013
Alfa Romeo has revealed details of how the new 4C is built at Maserati's Modena works using a mix of lightweight materials. The model weighs just 895kg, making it one of the world's lightest cars.
10 June 2013
Fiat has everything it needs to relaunch the Alfa Romeo brand, said chief executive Sergio Marchionne.
17 May 2013
Jeep global sales were a record 701,200 last year, a 100% increase in just two years and a long way from the dark days of 2008/09 when ailing Chrysler Jeep was rescued by Fiat.
30 April 2013
Sergio Marchionne, the man still in the process of saving Fiat, is a man now with a plan. “Europe is less key to us. We are shifting to markets that are much more rewarding.
5 April 2013
Some good sales numbers out of the US this week as new models get favourable reactions and a degree of cautious optimism prevails. Soon we'll get a reality check in the form of the first quarter financial results.
2 April 2013
Rumours of discussions between Fiat and VW Group over the possible sale of Alfa Romeo have surfaced yet again, this time involving Audi on the VW side.
21 March 2013
The Ateco Group, Australia and New Zealand’s largest locally based independent car importer, will build a new core business around Chinese brands while developing its link with European and, for the first time, American brands to strengthen its position and boost its profitability in the coming decade.
8 March 2013
Having peered under concepts to check for real engines and suspension systems, and gently interrogated multiple industry executives in the quest to slake readers' insatiable thirsts for knowledge, Glenn Brooks now reports his findings.
7 March 2013
As our list of vehicle and concept world premieres attests, this year’s Geneva motor show media preview days saw a bumper crop of new models revealed. Glenn Brooks, our man at the Palais des Expositions, reports his observations.
6 March 2013
Details of concepts and new models which made their global debuts at the Geneva motor show on media preview days 5 and 6 March.
4 March 2013
Fiat-Chrysler's plans to build Jeep into a global brand have moved forward with a new executive running the company's Chinese joint venture to ramp up production of the SUV line.
20 February 2013
Fiat Chrysler NZ has been created to distribute and service the Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, SRT, MOPAR, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Abarth and Alfa Romeo brands in New Zealand from 1 May 2013.
15 February 2013
There were more financial results out this week and it was another mixed bag. General Motors' latest black ink was, overall, good. It's still making big profits, mainly based on healthy North American business and continued progress in Asia (especially China where it sold, with its JVs, over 300,000 units in January). Europe's a problem for GM, but that's been the case for a while now, no easy solutions. Also in the good pile was Jaguar Land Rover.
12 February 2013
Alfa Romeo is to reveal the production version of the 4C at the 2013 motor show. The mid-engined sports car will be manufactured by Maserati at its Modena works.
6 February 2013
UK new car registrations rose 11.5% to 143,643 units in January, another positive result to contrast with markets elsewhere in Europe.
31 January 2013
Fiat debt grew by about EUR1bn in 2012 as European car sales fell 14%, leaving the carmaker ever more dependent on strong growth at its Chrysler US unit in the US.
31 January 2013
Fiat will discuss long-delayed investments at its Mirafiori factory in coming months, CISL union leader Raffaele Bonanni said after a meeting with Fiat management.