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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 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.


Guangzhou looks to FCA for US entry

27 April 2016

FCA China partner Guangzhou Automobile Group is reportedly looking for help from FCA with its US market entry strategy.


North America dominates FCA Q1 performance

26 April 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has beaten analysts' first-quarter profit forecasts, helped by a strong performance in North America.


GAC Fiat-Chrysler launches Jeep plant in China

25 April 2016

Fiat-Chrysler has started operations at its new joint venture plant in Guangzhou, southern China.


FCA’s Marchionne refines list of merger suitors

15 April 2016

Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne is reportedly whittling down the list of potential automotive merger partners and it’s now down to three.


FCA lays off workers at Sterling Heights

7 April 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is cutting a shift and laying off 1,300 employees at its Sterling Heights (Michigan) factory that produces the slow-selling Chrysler 200.


Future FCA AEB systems to use 'Sensor-Fusion' tech

21 March 2016

FCA US said it was committed to use sensor-fusion technology for all its future automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems.


FCA to merge media interests with rival

3 March 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is to merge its media and publishing business Itedi with Italian media group, GELE, and focus on the core business of making cars.


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 starts Pacifica minivan production

1 March 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has started building the redesigned 2017 Chrysler Pacifica at its Windsor (Ontario) Assembly Plant, claiming around 40 minivan segment 'firsts' designed to offer comfort, convenience and functionality.


Survey claims connected car safety worries

1 March 2016

Half of British drivers (49%) are concerned about the safety of the connected car, with automotive manufacturers also admitting there could be a security lag of up to three years before systems catch up with cyber threats.


Pressure mounts to speed Takata inflator recalls

25 February 2016

US lawmakers reportedly have stepped up pressure on federal government regulators and Takata to speed up the recall of millions of airbag inflators, citing evidence the supplier manipulated data to cover up problems with its products.


NZ Jeep importer launches AEV's RHD Wrangler truck

24 February 2016

Right hand drive Jeep Wrangler utes (local-speak for utility or pickup truck) have gone on sale in New Zealand where the Thai-built Ford Ranger was best selling commercial vehicle last year with 6,818, units and 17% market share and also the top selling model overall, the first time a commercial vehicle has outsold a passenger model.


FCA Bank books record net profit

19 February 2016

Fiat Chrysler's finance unit FCA Bank said on Friday (19 February) it had booked an "unprecedented EUR249.1m net profit for the year on the back of record financed volumes".

Chrysler news

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...


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...


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...


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...


Fiat Chrysler Automobiles boosts Q2 profits

27 July 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Wednesday (27 July 2016) reported second quarter adjusted EBIT up 16...


FCA realigns its global manufacturing footprint

27 July 2016

One of the busiest manufacturers in terms of re-aligning its global manufacturing footprint is FC...



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