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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 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...


Unifor to reveal bargaining automaker on 6 Sep

1 September 2016

Canadian labour body, Unifor says it will announce its template automaker for this year's bargaining negotiations next Tuesday (6 September).


just-auto Plus only New Uconnect system debuts in three 2017 FCA cars

1 September 2016

For 2017, Uconnect debuts the fourth-generation system in the Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger. Building upon the success of previous generations, the new system includes performance improvements with faster startup time and enhanced processing...


just-auto Plus only FCA US expands/refreshes its 2017 vehicle lineup

1 September 2016

As FCA US expands and freshens its vehicle lineup, so goes the company’s use of higher-strength steels, a key contributor to improved crash-worthiness. Model-year 2017 also marks the debut of light-emitting diode (LED) headlamps in the FCA US lineup....


just-auto Plus only FCA Sterling plant installs three new press lines

30 August 2016

The FCA US Sterling Stamping plant celebrated the production launch of three new stamping presses during an event on 26 August 2016, attended by FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne, UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell and about 700 plant employees. In July 2015, the...


just-auto Plus only Strattec posts sales of US$108.3m in Q4 2016

12 August 2016

Strattec Security Corporation on 11 August 2016, reported operating results for the fiscal fourth quarter and year ended 3 July 2016. Fourth quarter Net sales for the fourth quarter ended 3 July 2016 were US$108.3m, compared to net sales of $98.4m for the...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada July 2016 sales drop 14%

4 August 2016

FCA Canada on 3 August 2016, reported sales of 24,669 units, down 14% compared with sales in July 2015 of 28,534. Through the year, total sales of 178,066 units, are up 1.2% compared with 175,968 sold during the same time last year.  FCA Canada retail...


just-auto Plus only FCA US July 2016 sales up 0.3%

3 August 2016

FCA US on 2 August 2016, reported US sales of 180,727 units, up 0.3% compared with sales in July 2015 (180,124 units). FCA US retail sales of 155,885 were down 2% in July, while fleet sales of 24,842 were up 22% year-over-year. Both the Jeep and Ram...


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...


Fiat Chrysler Automobiles boosts Q2 profits

27 July 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Wednesday (27 July 2016) reported second quarter adjusted EBIT up 16% year on year to EUR1.6bn.


FCA US to spend $1.5bn at Sterling Heights

26 July 2016

FCA US said it would 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".


Jeep EMEA region sales up 11.5% in June

18 July 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said June was a record-setting month for its Jeep brand in the EMEA region after 12,300 units were sold (up 11.5%), marking the 32nd consecutive month of year over year growth.


Mobis decade of module supply to Chrysler

14 July 2016

Hyundai Mobis has cancelled their press release which was distributed via Business Wire because of a complaint from Chrysler.


FCA US recalls vehicles for transmission pump

1 July 2016

FCA US is recalling an estimated 26,211 vehicles in the US - most of which are in dealer hands - to replace transmission pumps.


Ontario gives $81m to Fiat Chrysler minivan plant

15 June 2016

The Canadian automaking province of Ontario is to provide Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Canada (FCA) with a C$81m grant for the Windsor assembly plant which will soon start building an additional variant of the Pacifica, the first plug-in hybrid electric minivan made in North America.


ACEA revises up 2016 growth forecast to 5%

2 June 2016

Europe's Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), has revised its forecast for 2016 car registrations up from its initial January forecast of 2% growth. 


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.


Kumho supplies tyres for Chrysler Pacifica

5 May 2016

Kumho Tyre announced it is supplying original equipment (OE) tyres for the redesigned 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan that replaces the Dodge Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country (Grand Voyager for export).


Google self-driving car project and FCA plan co-op

4 May 2016

The Google Self-Driving Car Project and FCA have announced a claimed first-of-its-kind collaboration to integrate Google's self-driving technology into redesigned 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans to expand Google's existing self-driving test programme. This is the first time Google has worked directly with an automaker to integrate its self-driving system, including its sensors and software, into a passenger vehicle.


FCA names new CEO, group treasurer

3 May 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' chairman Sergio Marchionne has taken on the additional role of Ferrari CEO after Amedeo Felisa retired, after 26 years of service. FCA also has a new group treasurer.


Ferrari signs European financial services JV MoU

3 May 2016

Ferrari Financial Services, an Italian indirect subsidiary of Ferrari and FCA Bank (FCAB) announced they signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for FCAB to acquire a majority stake in Ferrari Financial Services (FFS AG), a wholly owned subsidiary of FFS.


FCA North America factory rearrangement on target

27 April 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chief executive Sergio Marchionne has a rearrangement of North American factories to favour truck and Jeep production over car output will be completed by early 2018.

Chrysler news

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 In...


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): airbag...


Fiat Chrysler recalling 1.5m vehicles for airbags

16 September 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 1.9m vehicles worldwide for an airbag defect linked to thr...


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 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 LT...


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 i...



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