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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


Detroit show debuts list - GA-L platform Lexus LS

8 December 2016

Toyota Motor Corporation has confirmed that the fifth generation Lexus LS will have its world premiere at the NAIAS, while FCA has announced the Dodge Challenger GT.


just-auto Plus only FCA presents new 2017 Dodge Challenger GT AWD

8 December 2016

Designed and engineered for world-class precision, the new 2017 Dodge Challenger GT all-wheel drive (AWD) delivers the performance, power and all-weather capability to carve through some of the worst weather mother nature can dish out. From winding through...


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...


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 FCA US recalls Dodge Durango/Jeep vehicles

22 November 2016

NHTSA Campaign number: 16V814000  Component(s): Fuel System, Gasoline Potential number of units affected: 30,183  Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2016 Dodge Durango and Jeep...


just-auto Plus only FCA US recalls 2016 Dodge Dart vehicles

22 November 2016

NHTSA campaign number: 16V813000  Component(s): Visibility Potential number of units affected: 53,155  Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2016 Dodge Dart vehicles manufactured 13...


Dodge Ram diesel owners file suit over emissions

15 November 2016

Owners of 2500 and 3500 Dodge Ram trucks have filed a class-action lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler and engine manufacturer Cummins, claiming that the two companies "conspired to knowingly deceive consumers and regulators of illegally high levels of diesel emissions in their vehicles".


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...


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

2 November 2016

FCA Canada on 1 November 2016 reported sales of 19,527 units, down 11% compared with sales in October 2015 of 22,031 units. Through the year, total sales of 239,185 units are down 4% compared with 248,522 sold during the same time period last year. FCA...


just-auto Plus only New Dodge Challenger earns NHTSA five star rating

13 October 2016

The 2017 Dodge Challenger has earned a five-star overall safety rating from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Five stars is the highest rating in the regulatory agency’s vehicle-evaluation program. “This proves...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales down 18% in September 2016

6 October 2016

FCA Canada on 3 October 2016, reported sales of 19,639 units, down 18% compared with sales in September 2015 of 23,979 units. Through the year, total sales of 219,658 units are down 3% compared with 226,491 sold during the same time period last year. FCA...


just-auto Plus only All-new Dodge Charger earns NHTSA five star rating

6 October 2016

The 2017 Dodge Charger has earned a five-star overall safety rating from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Both versions of the Charger, rear-wheel and all-wheel drive, were evaluated for frontal and side impacts, and rollover...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales down 1% in September 2016

4 October 2016

FCA US on 3 October 2016, reported US sales of 192,883 units, a 1% decrease compared with sales in September 2015 (194,666 units). FCA US retail sales were 146,453 units in September, while fleet sales were 46,430 units. Retail sales represented 76% of...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico September 2016 sales up 2%

4 October 2016

FCA México, on 3 October, 2016 reported sales of 8,581 units, an increase of 2% versus 2015; best September since 2009. “Our new sales record is based on our wide-range product portfolio. For 19 consecutive months, our Ram 700 has maintained...


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...

Dodge news

Detroit show debuts list - GA-L platform Lexus LS

8 December 2016

Toyota Motor Corporation has confirmed that the fifth generation Lexus LS will have its world pre...


just-auto Plus only FCA presents new 2017 Dodge Challenger GT AWD

8 December 2016

Designed and engineered for world-class precision, the new 2017 Dodge Challenger GT all-wheel dri...


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 Nove...


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 sa...


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 201...


just-auto Plus only FCA US recalls Dodge Durango/Jeep vehicles

22 November 2016

NHTSA Campaign number: 16V814000 Component(s): Fuel System, Gasoline Potential number of units...



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