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FCA realigns its global manufacturing footprint

27 July 2016

One of the busiest manufacturers in terms of re-aligning its global manufacturing footprint is FCA. Some extraordinary developments are said to be taking place, and this includes an apparent decision to shift two future crossovers out of Mexico and into Italy.


THE WEEK THAT WAS - VW 'emissions' rumbles on

4 December 2015

The Volkswagen group 'emissions scandal' rumbled on this week as more skeletons were rattled out of closets. There's bound to be a few more when the automotive equivalent of the Spanish inquisition starts internally, following this week's report that "around 50" employees have come forward just ahead of the deadline to testify in the group's internal investigation into the emissions controls cheating scandal. Employees had been given until Monday to come forward to testify without fear of repercussions - on the part of VW.


What’s GM’s problem with Marchionne’s grand plan?

10 September 2015

Sergio Marchionne has made no secret of his desire to see a merger of FCA with General Motors. Overtures to GM have, however, been rebuffed. Bill Cawthon considers Marchionne’s strategy and the merits – or not - of a proposed consolidation from GM’s vantage point.


THE WEEK THAT WAS: The car he said he'd never do?

17 July 2015

Starter for 10 - what new car headed for launch at Frankfurt next September is a vehicle the chief designer swore he'd never do?

Latest interviews


INTERVIEW: Fiat brand head, Olivier Francois

17 November 2014

Fiat's 500 family could be the template for future C or D segment models, Fiat global brand chief Olivier Francois has hinted in an interview with just-auto.


Q&A with Aha: Analytical data from the Cloud

28 July 2014

The IT industry has made much of the benefits of a Cloud infrastructure, offering better security and less complex networks in the workplace. Infotainment specialist Harman with subsidiary Aha claims its use in the car could be equally effective. It is now offering OEMs and service providers a chance to use the Cloud beyond downloading apps, navigation updates or music. Understanding what features are being used by the end customer, finding software bugs, removing unused features, reducing recalls or targeting specific customers with updates and advertising are just some of the ideas that Harman claims it can offer with its new Aha Cloud Platform Analytics and Updates Service. just-auto spoke to Siegfried Schuler, Director Centre of Competence Aha, about the service and find out what OEMs are most interested in.


INTERVIEW: Ford CEO Alan Mulally

28 May 2014

Alan Mulally's tenure as Ford's CEO has seen the company evolve in line with his vision of 'One Ford'. He also successfully guided Ford through recession and has generally been lauded by investors. He passes the reins over to Mark Fields in July. Dave Leggett caught up with him on the London leg of his Ford circuit farewell tour of Europe.


INTERVIEW: Chrysler's MOPAR chief, Pietro Gorlier

19 March 2014

The launch of the new Jeep Renegade opens up a whole new showcase of parts and accessories for MOPAR, the long established aftersales arm of Chrysler.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only New Chrysler Pacifica earns IIHS 2017 TSP + rating

8 December 2016

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is the lone minivan among vehicles to earn a 2017 Top Safety Pick+ (TSP+) rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). IIHS reprises the Chrysler Pacifica's 2016 TSP+ designation, and complements the...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada November 2016 sales dip 3%

5 December 2016

FCA Canada on 1 December 2016 reported sales of 20,674 units, down 3% compared with sales in November 2015 of 21,363 units. FCA Canada retail sales were 15,012 units in November (flat as compared to November 2015), while fleet sales were 5,662 units (down...


Chrysler builds last 200

2 December 2016

FCA US built the final Chrysler 200 on Friday, having announced the model's demise back in July, along with plans to spend US$1.48bn at its Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Michigan to retool for the redesigned Ram 1500 pickup truck "and support the future growth of the Ram brand".


Chrysler starts building Pacifica Hybrid

2 December 2016

FCA has started production of the US industry's first electrified minivan, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid at its Windsor Assembly Plant in Ontario, Canada.


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales dips 14% in November 2016

2 December 2016

FCA US LLC on 1 December 2016 reported US sales of 160,827 units, a 14% decrease compared with sales in November 2015 (187,731 units). FCA US retail sales of 126,780 units were down 2% year over year in November, representing 79% of total sales for the...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sales up 5% in November 2016

2 December 2016

FCA México on 1 December 2016 reported sales of 10,432 units, an increase of 5% versus 2015. “We continue increasing our product offensive as part of our new sales strategy,” said Bruno Cattori, president & CEO of FCA México....


just-auto Plus only New Pacifica Hybrid achieves top US EPA rating

1 December 2016

Exceeding initial programme targets, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid has earned a fuel economy rating of 84 miles-per-gallon-equivalent (MPGe) from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). No other minivan has ever come close to this rating. The...


CO2 fines loom for European automakers - report

28 November 2016

Eight of Europe's largest carmakers reportedly will miss carbon dioxide emissions targets due to come into force in 2021, leaving them facing the prospect of billions of euros in fines, a media report said.


just-auto Plus only The 2017 Chrysler 200 earns NHTSA five star rating

24 November 2016

The 2017 Chrysler 200 has earned a five-star overall safety rating from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The front-wheel-drive (FWD) version merits five stars. The all-wheel-drive Chrysler 200 has not been rated. Five stars...


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe October 2016 sales climb 6.6%

18 November 2016

FCA posted another strong monthly performance in Europe, with October sales up 6.6% to 75,100 vehicles. This compared with a 30 basis point decrease for the industry. For the ten months year-to-date, unit sales totalled 843,300 vehicles, increasing 14.5%...


just-auto Plus only FCA launches new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

17 November 2016

The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica reinvents the minivan segment with unparallelled levels of functionality, versatility, technology and bold styling, and the Pacifica Hybrid takes this revolutionary vehicle a step further with its class-exclusive, innovative...


just-auto Plus only Chrysler Pacifica earns NHTSA five star rating

7 November 2016

The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica has earned a five-star overall safety rating from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Five stars is the highest possible safety rating given by NHTSA. The Chrysler brand’s all-new...


just-auto Plus only FCA US October 2016 sales down 10%

2 November 2016

FCA US on 1 November 2016 reported US sales of 176,609 units, a 10% decrease compared with sales in October 2015 (196,898 units). FCA US retail sales were 135,808 units in October, while fleet sales were 40,801 units. Retail sales represented 77% of total...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sales up 1% in October 2016

2 November 2016

FCA México, on 1 November, 2016, reported sales of 8,648 units, an increase of 1% versus 2015. “Last month, we unveiled the new Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit and Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, both changed their exterior appearance and offer more...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales down 11% in October 2016

2 November 2016

FCA Canada on 1 November 2016 reported sales of 19,527 units, down 11% compared with sales in October 2015 of 22,031 units. Through the year, total sales of 239,185 units are down 4% compared with 248,522 sold during the same time period last year. FCA...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada extends 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Lineup

25 October 2016

Already Canada’s minivan sales leader, FCA Canada has expanded the lineup for its segment-leading 2017 Chrysler Pacifica.   The new LX and Touring trims join the previously available Touring-L, Touring-L Plus and Limited, bringing the total number...


Chrysler 200 end costs 348 Faurecia interiors jobs

14 October 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' ending of Chrysler 200 sedan production - expected in December - will see two Faurecia interiors plants close and layoffs at two others.


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe September 2016 sales surge 14.2%

14 October 2016

FCA posted another strong monthly performance in Europe, with September 2016 sales up 14.2% to 90,900 vehicles, significantly outperforming the industry average increase of 7.3%. For the nine months year-to-date, unit sales totalled 768,000 vehicles, a...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales down 18% in September 2016

6 October 2016

FCA Canada on 3 October 2016, reported sales of 19,639 units, down 18% compared with sales in September 2015 of 23,979 units. Through the year, total sales of 219,658 units are down 3% compared with 226,491 sold during the same time period last year. FCA...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales down 1% in September 2016

4 October 2016

FCA US on 3 October 2016, reported US sales of 192,883 units, a 1% decrease compared with sales in September 2015 (194,666 units). FCA US retail sales were 146,453 units in September, while fleet sales were 46,430 units. Retail sales represented 76% of...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico September 2016 sales up 2%

4 October 2016

FCA México, on 3 October, 2016 reported sales of 8,581 units, an increase of 2% versus 2015; best September since 2009. “Our new sales record is based on our wide-range product portfolio. For 19 consecutive months, our Ram 700 has maintained...


just-auto Plus only 2017 Chrysler Pacifica earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+

21 September 2016

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica has earned a rating of Top Safety Pick+ for 2016 from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The achievement marks yet another minivan milestone for FCA US, which pioneered the segment more than 30 years...


just-auto Plus only FCA US recalls certain models for OCR module issue

20 September 2016

Report receipt date: 15 September, 2016  NHTSA campaign number: 16V668000  Component(s): airbags, seatbelts Potential number of units affected: 1,425,627  All products associated with this recall Vehicle make - Chrysler; model - 200;...


Fiat Chrysler recalling 1.5m vehicles for airbags

16 September 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 1.9m vehicles worldwide for an air bag defect linked to three deaths and five injuries.


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 enhances its connected services with 4G LTE

12 September 2016

FCA US vehicles continue to accelerate forward with in-vehicle technology with the debut of 4G LTE network connectivity in the all-new fourth-generation Uconnect 8.4 and 8.4 NAV systems. 4G LTE network capability for connected services will begin with model...


just-auto Plus only IIHS LATCH hardware evaluation shows improvement

2 September 2016

Buckling precious cargo into a late-model vehicle has gotten a bit easier in the past year, the institute's LATCH ease-of-use ratings show. IIHS launched its ratings of child seat installation hardware in vehicles in June 2015. Out of 102 vehicles rated...


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 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...

Chrysler news

just-auto Plus only New Chrysler Pacifica earns IIHS 2017 TSP + rating

8 December 2016

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is the lone minivan among vehicles to earn a 2017 Top Safety Pick+ (TS...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada November 2016 sales dip 3%

5 December 2016

FCA Canada on 1 December 2016 reported sales of 20,674 units, down 3% compared with sales in Nove...


Chrysler builds last 200

2 December 2016

FCA US built the final Chrysler 200 on Friday (2 December), having announced the model's demise b...


Chrysler starts building Pacifica Hybrid

2 December 2016

FCA has started production of the US industry's first electrified minivan, the 2017 Chrysler Paci...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales dips 14% in November 2016

2 December 2016

FCA US LLC on 1 December 2016 reported US sales of 160,827 units, a 14% decrease compared with sa...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sales up 5% in November 2016

2 December 2016

FCA México on 1 December 2016 reported sales of 10,432 units, an increase of 5% versus 201...



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