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

Latest insights


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.


Chrysler, Dodge & RAM future models - an analysis

16 December 2016

The seventh and final feature in the series concerning the future model plans of FCA Italy's and FCA US' brands is an analysis of what's coming for Chrysler, Dodge and RAM.

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


New York show - Toyota extends Sienna lifecycle

22 March 2017

As expected, Toyota Motor Sales US, will give the facelifted Yaris its North American debut at the New York auto show. In a surprise development though, the Sienna is also facelifted for the 2018 model year. The big minivan, in production since January 2010, had been expected to instead be replaced.


just-auto Plus only FCA opens two new training facilities in Indiana

22 March 2017

With the mission of cultivating, planting and growing its Indiana workforce, FCA US officially celebrated the opening of two new training facilities in the Hoosier state during a ceremony today at the World Class Manufacturing Academy housed inside the Tipton...


just-auto Plus only FCA US recalls 2017 Fiat 500X vehicles

21 March 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V146000 Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) Components: Tyres Potential number of units affected: 278 Summary Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017 Fiat 500X vehicles. When the vehicle has a tyre with low tyre...


Magneti Marelli announces supply deals

17 March 2017

Magneti Marelli has announced supply deals under which its Automotive Lighting and Powertrain Technology divisions supply key components to new vehicle models, many of which were launched at this month's Geneva motor show.


GKN supplies FCA Jeep Compass AWD Disconnect

17 March 2017

GKN announced it is supplying its complete all-wheel drive (AWD) Disconnect system developed for small to medium-sized vehicles for the redesigned Jeep Compass, launched at this month's Geneva motor show, the third FCA group model to have the technology.


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe February 2017 sales up 8.7%

17 March 2017

In February, FCA posted another strong monthly sales performance in Europe (EU28+EFTA), once again outperforming the industry average. Group sales were up 8.7% (+2.1% for the industry) to 88,000 vehicles. Market share was up 50 basis to 7.9%, representing the...


just-auto Plus only TomTom navigation used in new Alfa Romeo Stelvio

15 March 2017

TomTom (TOM2) and Alfa Romeo announced that the all-new Alfa Romeo Stelvio, the iconic Italian brand's first ever sports utility vehicle (SUV), will include TomTom navigation, software and maps, globally. TomTom navigation is seamlessly integrated in...


Trump to eye Obama's last-minute CAFE rules

13 March 2017

US president Donald Trump is expected to roll back another Obama administration policy with an announcement of a review of fuel economy rules on Wednesday (15 March).


just-auto Plus only Magna supplies ADAS/AWD components for Levante

9 March 2017

Magna International announced on 8 March 2017 it is supplying camera-based driver assistance systems and all-wheel-drive components in the new Maserati Levante, as the traditional Italian sports brand enters into the luxury SUV segment for the first...


2017 Geneva motor show - world debuts list

8 March 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 Geneva motor show are listed below. The most important models this year were the Range Rover Velar, Kia Picanto, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, Opel Crossland X & Insignia, Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo, SEAT Ibiza, Subaru XV, Volkswagen Arteon and Volvo XC60.


GENEVA - VW CEO not open to FCA merger talks

8 March 2017

Volkswagen has strongly rejected any suggestion it is open to merger talks with Fiat Chrysler.


GENEVA - FCA diesel emissions saga continues

8 March 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) still faces a ban on selling some 2017 diesel models in the US while awaiting a government decision on legal action.


GENEVA - Marchionne approves GM-PSA deal

7 March 2017

The PSA deal to buy Opel from General Motors is a step in the right direction - a direction towards industry consolidation and the need to drive down costs and capacity, according to Fiat Chrysler chief Sergio Marchionne.


GENEVA - Three plants to make new Jeep for Europe

7 March 2017

Jeep's new Compass model will be supplied to Europe from up to three different plants, starting from the middle of this year.


just-auto Plus only FCA Italy sales up 6.9% in February 2017

3 March 2017

In February, FCA sales in Italy were up 6.9% year-over-year, outpacing the industry average of 6.2%. For the two months year-to-date, the Group’s Italian sales were up 9.5%, compared with 8.1% for the industry. All brands contributed to the increase,...


just-auto Plus only FCA US February 2017 sales dip 10%

2 March 2017

FCA US LLC reported US sales of 168,326 units, a 10% decrease compared with sales in February 2016 (187,318 units). In February, fleet sales of 44,898 units were down 26% year over year as FCA US continues its strategy of reducing its sales to the daily...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sales surge 9% in February 2017

2 March 2017

FCA México reported February sales of 8,059 units, up 9% versus 2016; best February since 2010. “In order to continue offering one of the most complete product portfolios in the automotive industry, last month we incorporated a new vehicle into...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada February 2017 sales up 2%

2 March 2017

FCA Canada reported February 2017 sales of 19,115 vehicles, an increase of 2% as compared with sales in February 2016 of 18,827. Retail sales were 12,514 units in February 2017, down slightly from February 2016. FCA Canada fleet sales were 6,601 units (up...


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP announces safety ratings for six new car

2 March 2017

On 1 March 2017 Euro NCAP releases the results of six new cars. The Audi Q5, Land Rover Discovery and Toyota C-HR all get a top five-star safety rating; Citroën’s C3 gets four stars; and Fiat’s ageing 500 and Ford’s brand new Ka+ notched...


just-auto Plus only FCA presents new 2017 Jeep Compass

24 February 2017

The all-new 2017 Jeep Compass expands the brand’s global reach with an unmatched combination of attributes that includes legendary and best-in-class 4x4 off-road capability, advanced fuel-efficient powertrains, premium and authentic Jeep design, superior...


FCA US recalls AWD cars to replace propshaft bolts

20 February 2017

FCA US LLC is recalling an estimated 69,298 full-size, all-wheel-drive cars in the US to replace their front propshaft bolts.


GKN and SDS commence AWD Disconnect production

16 February 2017

GKN Driveline’s Chinese joint venture partner SDS has commenced production of its complete all-wheel drive (AWD) Disconnect system for small to medium-sized vehicles in China.


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe sales up 15.2% in January 2017

16 February 2017

In January, FCA sales in Europe were up 15.2% year-over-year, once again outperforming the industry average of 10.1%. Group market share increased to 7.0% from 6.6% one year ago. January sales were up 31.4% for Alfa Romeo, 17.3% for Fiat and 2.5% for Lancia....


2017 Chicago motor show - world debuts

10 February 2017

FCA US, Ford Motor Company, Hyundai Motor America, Nissan North America and Subaru of America all had vehicle world premieres at the 2017 Chicago auto show.


FCA now falls under French anti-fraud spotlight

9 February 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA) has become the latest manufacturer to fall under the forensic spotlight of France's anti-fraud office (DGCCRF) concerning emissions testing, but strongly insists its diesel vehicles comply with regulations.


just-auto Plus only FCA Italy announces efficiency bonus for employees

8 February 2017

FCA notified trade unions on 7 February 2017, of the amount of the 2016 efficiency bonus to be paid to all Group employees in Italy in February, as provided in the FCA collective labour agreement. Measurement of actual performance, which varies by...


Maserati hit by US fire risk recalls

7 February 2017

Maserati is recalling a number of models in the US that are subject to fire risk due to incorrect seat wiring harness layout and a fuel line problem.


just-auto Plus only FCA Italy sales surge 12.3% in January 2017

6 February 2017

In January, FCA sales in Italy were up 12.3% year-over-year, outpacing the industry average of 10.1%. Market share was 60 basis points higher at 29.3%. Leading the growth were Alfa Romeo and Fiat, which posted respective sales increases of 27.2% and 14.5% for...


just-auto Plus only Maserati North America January 2017 sales up 69.3%

2 February 2017

Maserati North America announced its January 2017 sales results, solidifying the luxury Italian automaker as the number one premium brand for year-over-year sales in the US with an increase of 69.3% for January, compared with the same month in 2016. Maserati...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales decrease 11% in January 2017

2 February 2017

FCA US LLC on 1 February 2017 reported US sales of 152,218 units, an 11% decrease compared with sales in January 2016 (171,352 units). In January, fleet sales of 42,868 units were down 31% year over year as FCA US continues its strategy of reducing its...

Fiat-Chrysler Group news

New York show - Toyota extends Sienna lifecycle

22 March 2017

As expected, Toyota Motor Sales US, will give the facelifted Yaris its North American debut at th...


just-auto Plus only FCA opens two new training facilities in Indiana

22 March 2017

With the mission of cultivating, planting and growing its Indiana workforce, FCA US officially ce...


just-auto Plus only FCA US recalls 2017 Fiat 500X vehicles

21 March 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V146000 Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) Components: Tyres Potenti...


Magneti Marelli announces supply deals

17 March 2017

Magneti Marelli has announced supply deals under which its Automotive Lighting and Powertrain Tec...


GKN supplies FCA Jeep Compass AWD Disconnect

17 March 2017

GKN announced it is supplying its complete all-wheel drive (AWD) Disconnect system developed for...


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe February 2017 sales up 8.7%

17 March 2017

In February, FCA posted another strong monthly sales performance in Europe (EU28+EFTA), once agai...



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