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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...
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
23 June 2015
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating 121,000 units of the 2013 Dodge Dart for a braking problem.
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.
11 June 2015
Mazda has recalled about 80,000 vehicles fitted with Takata airbags in Australia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
2 February 2015
The US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and automakers over the weekend announced a recall of over 2.12m cars to (again) repair airbags that might activate unintentionally.
21 January 2015
Fiat Brazil's Siena Essence sedan, a subcompact, has been rebadged as a Dodge Vision for sale in Mexico starting in this first quarter of 2015.
13 January 2015
FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne is quoted on the firm's corporate Twitter feed as saying the next Chrysler minivan will have its world premiere at the 2016 Detroit auto show.
22 December 2014
FCA US (Fiat-Chrysler) said it would now replace driver's side air bag inflators in an estimated 3.3m older model vehicles worldwide, in an expansion of an "ongoing regional field action".
3 December 2014
With the rapid decline in prices at the pump, currently equivalent to about GBP0.47/litre [vs around GBP1.20 in UK after recent falls - ed], US November light vehicle sales kicked into high gear, coming in 4.6% ahead of last year and 1.7% ahead of October 2014.
17 October 2014
Chrysler Group is voluntarily recalling approximately 470,000 cars and SUVs globally to repair a potentially faulty alternator.
13 October 2014
Chrysler Group is recalling 291,703 vehicles in the US to check for a faulty ignition switch which could inadvertently turn off the engine.
2 October 2014
Renault has revamped its Espace people carrier as a crossover sport utility vehicle, reflecting a market shift to more rugged-looking vehicles.
26 September 2014
Final-week forecasts from Edmunds.com and Kelley Blue Book (KBB) suggest September 2014 light vehicle sales in the US will be down around 20% from August but up about 11% year on year to around 1.3m (SAAR: 16.5m).
22 September 2014
Chrysler Group is voluntarily recalling an estimated 230,760 SUVs to install a new relay circuit that improves fuel pump system durability.
19 August 2016
Dodge believes the golden age of performance cars is now, making this year’s Woodward Dream...
12 August 2016
Strattec Security Corporation on 11 August 2016, reported operating results for the fiscal fourth...
4 August 2016
FCA Canada on 3 August 2016, reported sales of 24,669 units, down 14% compared with sales in July...
3 August 2016
FCA US on 2 August 2016, reported US sales of 180,727 units, up 0.3% compared with sales in July...
3 August 2016
FCA Mexico on 2 August 2016, reported sales of 7,617 units. “We are very excited about t...
26 July 2016
FCA US said it would spend US$1.48bn at its Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Michigan to retool...