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COMMENT: The diminution of Fiat

30 June 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...


COMMENT: GM's new Camaro to join a surging segment

18 May 2015

The new 2016 Camaro looks good, has a far better interior than the old shape model and promises better economy. But will it be good enough to match the Ford Mustang?


THE WEEK THAT WAS: GM, FCA, axe plant, Chrysler UK

20 March 2015

Two major automakers respectively wielded the axe this week. General Motors all but shut down its Russian production and dumped Opel there while FCA admitted, finally, that pretending Lancias were Chryslers was a Silly Idea, and that actual Chrysler Chryslers no longer sell well in the UK, and all but axed the lot.


ANALYSIS: Shock as US Honda CR-V outsells all cars

9 January 2015

With 32,369 units sold, American Honda's CR-V was the market's best selling SUV in December. Another upset: the Toyota Camry was toppled as the No. 1 car. And, the BMW 3/4 Series made it into the top ten best selling cars list, outselling two Hyundais and the Chevy Cruze. It's looking like being an unusual 2015 in the US.

Latest interviews


Nexteer president and COO Laurent Bresson

19 January 2015

Nexteer, the former GM Saginaw steering division, has flourished under the ownership of China-based Pacific Century Motors its owner since 2011. Calum MacRae caught up with Nexteer’s president and COO Laurent Bresson at the recent NAIAS.


Q&A with TRW: Radio frequency (RF) systems...

8 March 2013

TRW has been active in keyless entry for many years, albeit as a relatively small player. Similar radio-frequency (RF) technology underpins both keyless entry and tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), the latter being a technology in which TRW is one of the leading global players Ian Henry spoke to Andy Whydell, TRW’s Senior Manager for Global Electronics Product Planning, and Tim Hannon, Sales Manager, RF Products about the company’s activities in the sector and market trends.


Marchionne: auto industry needs consolidation

11 January 2012

There needs to be another round of consolidation of the motor industry worldwide or some companies will not survive, according to Fiat and Chrysler chief Sergio Marchionne


GOLDING’S TAKE: The challenged multibrand Fiat man

20 December 2010

Imagine you are Andrew Humberstone. There you are minding your own business in the Gulf states, happily wholesaling Ferrari and Maserati for the Fiat Group and playing polo with the rich and famous, when Sergio Marchionne himself no less, rings and tells you to catch a flight to the UK and take charge of Fiat over there.

Latest news


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 Grupo Antolin supplies door panels for Dodge RAM

13 September 2016

Grupo Antolin completed one year of acquisition of the interiors division of Magna on 31 August, 2016. As a result of this operation the company has become one of the main vehicle interior suppliers with a workforce of more than 28,000 people in 161 factories...


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...


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 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 Dodge US introduces 2017 Challenger and Charger

19 August 2016

Dodge believes the golden age of performance cars is now, making this year’s Woodward Dream Cruise the perfect time and place to reintroduce the brand’s two famed, race-bred nameplates, the new 2017 Challenger T/A and Charger Daytona, muscle cars...


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...


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".


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.


Another 2.3m cars recalled for airbag checks

15 February 2016

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has confirmed details of the latest 1.7m vehicle recalls by two major German automakers and said a third also plans to recall multiple vehicles from model years dating back over a decade. All are fitted with driver side airbags with potentially faulty Takata inflators.


FCA announces top executive changes

6 October 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has named Mike Manley head of the Ram trucks brand on top of his current roles as APAC (Asia-Pacific) chief operating officer and head of Jeep. It's one of a number of changes "in the composition of and assignment of responsibilities within [FCA's] group executive council, designed to ensure proper representation of all of the group's major brands", the automaker said in a statement.


FCA recalls 1.4m for software security update

24 July 2015

FCA US is, reportedly under pressure from government, conducting a voluntary safety recall to update software in approximately 1.4m US vehicles equipped with certain types of radio after it was shown this week hackers could gain control of the car.


Mitsubishi recalls 460,000 cars for visor mods

29 June 2015

Mitsubishi Motors North America is recalling 459,618 Mitsubishi, Chrysler and Dodge brand vehicles made up to 16 years ago due to a potential airbag/sun visor clash in an accident.


NHTSA opens 2013 Dodge Dart brake probe

23 June 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating 121,000 units of the 2013 Dodge Dart for a braking problem.


Daimler recalls 40,061 vans over airbag issue

15 June 2015

Daimler Vans USA (DVUSA) is recalling 40,061 2007-2008 Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 and 2006-2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles manufactured from 1 July 2005 to 31 July 2008.


Automakers recall 'Takata' vehicles in Australia

11 June 2015

Mazda has recalled about 80,000 vehicles fitted with Takata airbags in Australia.


FCA reportedly slows new products

2 June 2015

As CEO Sergio Marchionne reportedly searches for a partner for the automaker, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in the last 12 months has delayed the redesign or release of at least 12 current or new vehicles in North America alone, a news agency reported.


Short month trims US March light vehicle sales

2 April 2015

Automakers trying to beat their year ago numbers faced a larger than usual challenge in March. Not only was March 2014 a strong sales month, it had one more selling day and, even more important, it had one more sales weekend.


Winter chills February US light vehicle sales

4 March 2015

Though winter storms ravaged the Midwest and Northeast and petrol prices began to recover there was still activity on dealer lots last month - just not quite as much as analysts had forecast.


FCA recalls 467,480 SUVs globally

2 March 2015

FCA US is voluntarily recalling an estimated 467,480 SUVs worldwide to install new a relay circuit that improves fuel pump relay durability.


Fiat Chrysler looks to double Oz sales by 2018

17 February 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) aims to almost double its sales in Australia in the next four years. The company sold 43,100 vehicles there in 2014.


Retiree and union-related costs lower FCA profit

3 February 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) US full-year 2014 net profit fell from 2013's US$2.8bn to $1.2bn after "unfavourable effects from infrequent items".

Dodge news

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 Grupo Antolin supplies door panels for Dodge RAM

13 September 2016

Grupo Antolin completed one year of acquisition of the interiors division of Magna on 31 August,...


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...


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...



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