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Chrysler, Dodge & RAM future models - an analysis

16 December 2016

The seventh and final feature in the series concerning the future model plans of FCA Italy's and FCA US' brands is an analysis of what's coming for Chrysler, Dodge and RAM.


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.

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


FCA US recalls AWD cars to replace propshaft bolts

20 February 2017

FCA US LLC is recalling an estimated 69,298 full-size, all-wheel-drive cars in the US to replace their front propshaft bolts.


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe sales up 15.2% in January 2017

16 February 2017

In January, FCA sales in Europe were up 15.2% year-over-year, once again outperforming the industry average of 10.1%. Group market share increased to 7.0% from 6.6% one year ago. January sales were up 31.4% for Alfa Romeo, 17.3% for Fiat and 2.5% for Lancia....


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales decrease 11% in January 2017

2 February 2017

FCA US LLC on 1 February 2017 reported US sales of 152,218 units, an 11% decrease compared with sales in January 2016 (171,352 units). In January, fleet sales of 42,868 units were down 31% year over year as FCA US continues its strategy of reducing its...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada January 2017 sales up 2%

2 February 2017

FCA Canada reported January 2017 sales of 18,443 vehicles, an increase of 2% compared with sales in January 2016 of 18,068. Retail sales represented 75% of total sales, while fleet sales were 25%. Retail sales were 13,862 units in January 2017, down...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico January 2017 sales up 15%

2 February 2017

FCA Mexico reported January sales of 9,612 units, up 15% versus 2016; best January since 2009. “We started 2017 on the right path," said Bruno Cattori, president and CEO of FCA Mexico. "Our Chrysler Pacifica was named North American Utility...


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe sales rise 14.1% in 2016

18 January 2017

FCA closed 2016 with sales in Europe (EU28+EFTA) totalling nearly 993,000 vehicles (+14.1% year-over-year compared with +6.5% for the industry) and market share 50 basis points higher at 6.6%. All brands outperformed the industry, with Jeep sales up 19.0%,...


just-auto Plus only FCA US presents new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

11 January 2017

The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, the most efficient minivan of all time, offers consumers a brighter shade of green performance.   How much brighter? Just over 31%, compared with the previous-generation, gasoline-powered Chrysler...


CES 2017 - list of world debuts

6 January 2017

The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, open to the public between 5 and 8 January, hosted multiple car, concept and automotive technology world premieres.


just-auto Plus only Harman introduces intelligent cockpit in CES 2017

6 January 2017

Harman International, the premier connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, on 5 January, 2017 brought technology from concept to reality with the unveiling of its industry leading intelligent cockpit, powered by...


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

5 January 2017

FCA US LLC on 4 January 2017 reported US sales of 192,519 units, a 10% decrease compared with sales in December 2015 (213,923 units).   For the full year, the Ram Truck and Jeep brands each recorded year-over-year sales gains versus sales in 2015. FCA...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico December 2016 sales up 20%

5 January 2017

FCA Mexico set a new sales record, best sales month since 2007, with 14,226 units, up 20% versus 2015. “We closed 2016 with positive sales momentum, our best sales since 2007 as the launch of new vehicles reinforce our competitiveness in key...


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

5 January 2017

FCA Canada today reported December 2016 total sales of 18,870, down 11% as compared with December 2015 sales (21,281). Retail sales were 14,445 units, down 7% from the same month one year ago. December fleet sales were 4,425 units, down 23% from December 2015....


Adient and FCA team for Chrysler Portal seat

4 January 2017

Adient has teamed with FCA to produce a future seat for the automaker’s Chrysler Portal concept vehicle.


just-auto Plus only Adient produces Chrysler Portal's seat concept

4 January 2017

Adient, the world's largest global automotive seating supplier, has collaborated with FCA US LLC to produce a vision of the future of seating for the automaker's Chrysler Portal concept vehicle. The Chrysler Portal is a forward-thinking...


NHTSA investigates Chrysler 'rollaway' problem

21 December 2016

The NHTSA has launched an investigation into about a million Fiat Chrysler Ram pickup trucks and SUVs prompted by complaints that vehicles have rolled away and crashed after being parked.


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe sales up 10.1% in November 2016

16 December 2016

For the month of November, FCA sales in Europe totalled nearly 75,300 units. This represented a 10.1% year-over-year increase, compared with a 5.6% industry average. For the eleven months year-to-date, unit sales totalled 918,600 vehicles, an increase of 14.2%...


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...

Chrysler news

FCA US recalls AWD cars to replace propshaft bolts

20 February 2017

FCA US LLC is recalling an estimated 69,298 full-size, all-wheel-drive cars in the US to replace...


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe sales up 15.2% in January 2017

16 February 2017

In January, FCA sales in Europe were up 15.2% year-over-year, once again outperforming the indust...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales decrease 11% in January 2017

2 February 2017

FCA US LLC on 1 February 2017 reported US sales of 152,218 units, an 11% decrease compared with s...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada January 2017 sales up 2%

2 February 2017

FCA Canada reported January 2017 sales of 18,443 vehicles, an increase of 2% compared with sales...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico January 2017 sales up 15%

2 February 2017

FCA Mexico reported January sales of 9,612 units, up 15% versus 2016; best January since 2009....


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe sales rise 14.1% in 2016

18 January 2017

FCA closed 2016 with sales in Europe (EU28+EFTA) totalling nearly 993,000 vehicles (+14.1% year-o...



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