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THE WEEK THAT WAS - VW 'emissions' rumbles on

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...

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

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....

Graeme Roberts | 17 Jul 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?

Ray Hutton | 30 Jun 2015

The core brand of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles - with a 116-year history of innovation and sales success - is reducing in importance as other parts of FCA go for global growth...

Graeme Roberts | 19 Jun 2015

Time for Alfa or Sergio to go? That was the title of a Comment piece by our US sales analyst Bill Cawthon which attracted plenty of looks on just-auto this week. Cawthon has decades of association with and analysis of the Chrysler part of Fiat Chrysler and a read is recommended.

Bill Cawthon | 18 Jun 2015

Alfa Romeo played a prominent role in the five-year plan announced by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in May 2014. Bill Cawthon considers the weak position of the Alfa brand, FCA's business strategy and Sergio Marchionne's apparent longing for a merger with GM

Latest Interviews

Chris Wright | 17 Nov 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.

Matthew Beecham | 28 Jul 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.

Latest News

Graeme Roberts | 15 Jun 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.

Simon Warburton | 2 Jun 2016

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

Graeme Roberts | 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.

Graeme Roberts | 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).

Graeme Roberts | 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.

Graeme Roberts | 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.

Graeme Roberts | 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.

Graeme Roberts | 27 Apr 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.

Dave Leggett | 27 Apr 2016

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

Graeme Roberts | 26 Apr 2016

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

Tony Pugliese | 25 Apr 2016

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

Dave Leggett | 15 Apr 2016

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

Dave Leggett | 7 Apr 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.

Graeme Roberts | 21 Mar 2016

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

Graeme Roberts | 3 Mar 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.

Chris Wright | 1 Mar 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.

Graeme Roberts | 1 Mar 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.

Graeme Roberts | 1 Mar 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.

Graeme Roberts | 25 Feb 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.

Graeme Roberts | 24 Feb 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.

Graeme Roberts | 19 Feb 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".

Graeme Roberts | 16 Feb 2016

Fiat Chrysler's announcement a new minivan at its Windsor, Ontario, factory will mean twice as many jobs as first expected is a reflection of Canada's competiveness in the auto sector, the head of the Unifor union said.

Latest blogs

Graeme Roberts | 4 Sep 2014

With the Fiat-Chrysler merger now appearing to be on the final straight, this Non Sequitur cartoon about post-merger scenarios gave me a coffee break giggle.

Dave Leggett | 6 May 2014

Okay, we're digesting today's announcements, analysis of the five-year strategy for Fiat-Chrysler is in the works.

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FCA US LLC (formerly Chrysler Group LLC) - Strategy and SWOT Report

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (Italy)

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