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Brands related to this company: Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Ferrari, Fiat, Jeep, Lancia, Maserati

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ANALYSIS - Renegade diesel and future small Jeeps

15 June 2017

It might be three years old now but still the smallest Jeep just keeps on gathering strength. The boxy-chunky-cute styling give the Renegade global appeal, as the growing list of production locations worldwide attests.


With PSA in frame, FCA-GM merger still no sense

16 February 2017

Since before the bailouts of 2009, industry and financial mavens have been calling for the merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and General Motors or, failing that, the acquisition of FCA by GM.


ANALYSIS: How global will FCA go with Fiat Tipo?

27 January 2017

One year on from the start of production in Turkey, Fiat’s low-cost replacement for the Bravo is selling well, especially in Italy and even in Mexico where it has Dodge Neon badges. Will this become a global model for China and Brazil too?


Could FCA revive the afforable roadster market?

9 January 2017

Styling wise, the Mazda-based 124 Spider could be a mini-Maserati, and the interior is better than that of the three-times as pricey Alfa 4C. This little roadster has much to offer for anyone wanting an alternative to the plethora of B-SUVs bombarding the European and North American markets.

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.


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.


INTERVIEW: Shell's Dr. Jens Sommer

11 November 2014

Dr. Jens Sommer has worked as Senior Transmission Expert in Shell Global Solutions in Germany since 2010. Currently, he is based at Shell's new Technology Centre in Shanghai to support local OEMs. As Senior Transmission Expert, Dr. Sommer is in charge of manual transmission and dry dual clutch transmission fluid development activities, which covers passenger cars as well as heavy duty applications.


GKN all-wheel-drive technology update

7 October 2014

Interview with Rob Rickell, Senior Vice President Global Engineering, Principal Engineer, GKN plc. At the recent Paris Show, Calum MacRae caught up with him to discuss technology developments in the AWD market such as driveline disconnect and e-axles.

Latest news


HBPO adding plants and products in North America

19 June 2017

HBPO, a supplier of modular front end systems, is expanding its North American footprint – adding two new plants, developing additional product offerings and increasing unit sales.


US eyed FCA diesels since 2015 - report

19 June 2017

US regulators told Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in November 2015 they suspected some of the automaker's vehicles were equipped with secret software allowing them to violate emission control standards, according to a news agency report citing recently released emails.


FCA denies Chrysler axe plan for Japan

19 June 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has denied reports it had decided to can the Chrysler brand in Japan, after local media reported it was planning to stop selling the US cars as early as next year following years of poor sales.


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe sales up 11.9% in May 2017

19 June 2017

In May, FCA sales in Europe were up 11.9% year-over-year, compared with a 7.7% industry average. Market share was 30 basis points higher at 7.7%, making FCA fourth overall in the European rankings. Alfa Romeo posted a 47.8% sales increase for the month, while...


just-auto Plus only SKF hub bearing units selected for Stelvio

16 June 2017

SKF hub bearing units (HBU3) are selected for Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA) Group’s recently launched Alfa Romeo Stelvio. The powerful new Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV is equipped with SKF’s third generation, premium quality HBU3.  A fully...


Argo redeems Fiat Brazil

12 June 2017

Compact hatchbacks are still the preference of the majority of Brazilian car buyers despite the rising number of SUVs and crossovers on sale. Meanwhile 2017 is becoming known for redesigns and technology updates at a level seldom seen in the history of the local industry. The first of the new hatchback breed to arrive is the Fiat Argo, of which sales have started already, while the new Volkswagen Polo will take a little longer.


Automakers slow on standardising AEB

9 June 2017

Automakers are moving slowly on widespread fitment of crash prevention technology that regulators say could prevent thousands of deaths and injuries every year, a media report said.


Magna produces 275,000 folding roofs for Fiat 500C

6 June 2017

Magna says it has sold 275,000 soft-top convertible roofs produced for the Fiat 500C at its roof system facility in Tychy, Poland.


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales down 1% in May 2017

2 June 2017

FCA US LLC reported sales of 193,040 units, a 1% decrease compared with sales in May 2016 (194,720 units). In May, retail sales of 152,227 units were up 1% compared with the same month in 2016, and represented 79% of total sales. Fleet sales of 40,813 units...


just-auto Plus only FCA India JV plant rolls off first Jeep Compass

2 June 2017

Jeep Compass, the first locally-produced sport-utility vehicle (SUV) of Fiat India Automobiles Private Limited (FIAPL) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), officially rolled off the assembly line on June 1 2017 at the company’s Ranjangaon plant. The...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sales up 5% in May 2017

2 June 2017

FCA México reported sales of 7,605 units, a 5% sales increase; best May since 2013. “Our recent product launches have been very successful among our clients, as shown in the positive results we had last month," said Bruno Cattori,...


just-auto Plus only FCA Italy sales up 6.8% in May 2017

2 June 2017

For the month of May, FCA sales in Italy were up 6.8% year-over-year with market share at 29.3%. The Alfa Romeo brand posted a 31.9% year-over-year increase, with both the Giulia and Stelvio ranking as leaders in their respective segments. Sales for Fiat brand...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales rise 5% in May 2017

2 June 2017

FCA Canada reported its highest monthly sales in the Company’s 92-year history, with 33,186 vehicles sold. The Ram brand, Ram pickup and Jeep Grand Cherokee led the charge in May, also recording record all-time monthly sales results. Overall, monthly...


Henkel works with FCA for weight saving

31 May 2017

Henkel and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) have cooperated in the development of new treatment processes that boost strategies for reducing weight and were applied to the latest version of the Alfa Romeo Giulia.


Serbia PM marks Kragujevac Fiat 500L start

26 May 2017

Serbia's Prime Minister has attended the ceremony marking production start of the new Fiat 500L in Kragujevac.


just-auto Plus only FCA US recalls 2017 Jeep Compass vehicles

26 May 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V301000 Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC) Components Power Train Potential number of units affected 1,178 Summary Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017 Jeep Compass vehicles equipped with a 6-speed transmission. The...


just-auto Plus only BorgWarner expands thermostatic valves production

25 May 2017

BorgWarner, a global leader in innovative propulsion system solutions, supplies thermostatic valves for the Fiat 1.4-litre MultiAir turbo engine, which powers the 124 Spider. Designed to help improve fuel economy and reduce emissions, BorgWarner’s...


FCA "disappointed" at US DOJ civil lawsuit

24 May 2017

FCA US has said it was "disappointed" the US Department of Justice Environmental and Natural Resources Division had filed a civil lawsuit accusing it of illegally using software to bypass emission controls in 104,000 diesel vehicles sold since 2014.


FCA US files for new diesel emissions approval

22 May 2017

FCA US said it had formally filed an application for diesel vehicle emissions certification with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for its 2017 model year Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram 1500 diesel vehicles. These vehicles have updated emissions software calibrations.


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe sales down 6.8% in April 2017

17 May 2017

FCA performed better than the European industry average once again in April. Industry sales were down 6.8% year-over-year, reflecting the number of public holidays falling during the month, while FCA posted a decrease of just 0.5% year-over-year. Group market...


BASF polyamide used for new Alfa Romeo turbo parts

11 May 2017

BASF announced its Ultramid Endure polyamide with high heat aging resistance up to 220° C is being used in two new powertrain applications for FCA's 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia - the air intake manifold with integrated charge air cooler, and hot-side turbo duct. Both debut with the new two-litre GME engine.


BorgWarner announces clutch supply for FCA hybrid

10 May 2017

BorgWarner announced it is supplying its sprag one way clutch for the recently announced 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, FCA US' first mass-produced plug-in hybrid electric vehicle and the industry's claimed first PHEV minivan.


just-auto Plus only BASF introduces heat-resistant polyamide in Giulia

10 May 2017

BASF is introducing its heat-resistant polyamide Ultramid Endure in two new powertrain applications on the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia: the air intake manifold with integrated charge air cooler and the hot-side turbo duct. As heat under the hood increases, Ultramid...


just-auto Plus only Ferrari revenue up 22% at EUR821m in Q1 2017

5 May 2017

Ferrari N.V. (“Ferrari” or the “Company”) announced its consolidated preliminary results for the first quarter ended 31 March 2017. Shipments (in units): Q1 2017 - 2,003 units: Q1 2016 - 1,882 units; change - 121 units; change -...


just-auto Plus only Bridgestone tyre selected for Alfa Romeo Stelvio

5 May 2017

Bridgestone has been selected by Alfa Romeo to be a tyre supplier for its first premium mid-size SUV. Engineered with Run-Flat Technology and designed with all season capability, the Dueler H/P Sport tyre from Bridgestone will equip the all-new 2018 Alfa Romeo...


just-auto Plus only FCA Italy sales down 4.6% in April 2017

4 May 2017

In Italy, FCA outperformed the industry once again in April. Overall, the market was down 4.6% (the first monthly decline since May 2014) as a result of the number of public holidays falling during the month. FCA posted a 4.0% decrease, with nearly 46,900...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales down 7% in April 2017

3 May 2017

FCA US reported sales of 177,441 units, a 7% decrease compared with sales in April 2016 (190,071 units), which now include Maserati brand sales. In April, fleet sales of 30,650 units were down 21% year over year as FCA US continues its strategy of reducing...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 6,702 units in April 2017

3 May 2017

FCA México reported a year-to-date (YTD) sales increase of 6%, with 32,809 units. In April, FCA México reported sales of 6,702 units. “Last month, we launched the all-new Jeep Renegade, the most capable Jeep in its class," said...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales down 9% in April 2017

3 May 2017

FCA Canada reported April 2017 sales of 27,373 vehicles, down 9% as compared with sales in April 2016 of 30,064.   Retail sales were 19,250 units in April 2017, down 3% from April 2016. FCA Canada fleet sales were 8,123 units (down 20% from April...


FCA Q1 2017 EBIT up 11%

27 April 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) booked record first quarter adjusted EBIT of EUR1.5bn (US$1.63bn), up 11% year on year and confirmed its full year guidance.

Fiat-Chrysler Group news

HBPO adding plants and products in North America

19 June 2017

HBPO, a supplier of modular front end systems, is expanding its North American footprint –...


US eyed FCA diesels since 2015 - report

19 June 2017

US regulators told Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in November 2015 they suspected some of the automake...


FCA denies Chrysler axe plan for Japan

19 June 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has denied reports it had decided to can the Chrysler brand in Japan, a...


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe sales up 11.9% in May 2017

19 June 2017

In May, FCA sales in Europe were up 11.9% year-over-year, compared with a 7.7% industry average....


just-auto Plus only SKF hub bearing units selected for Stelvio

16 June 2017

SKF hub bearing units (HBU3) are selected for Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA) Group’s recent...


ANALYSIS - Renegade diesel and future small Jeeps

15 June 2017

It might be three years old now but still the smallest Jeep just keeps on gathering strength. The...



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