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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.


Fiat & Abarth future models - a global analysis

13 December 2016

The final chapter in a series of articles exploring the current and next models from FCA Italy’s stable of makes centres on the Fiat brand, as well as Abarth.


Management briefing - Paris motor show preview

23 September 2016

This, the first of two management briefing reports concerning the 2016 Paris Mondial de l’Automobile, offers a sneak preview of the confirmed and likely world debut cars and concept vehicles.

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.


Q&A with Mentor Graphics

18 September 2014

Mentor Graphics is a major supplier of software tools that help engineers design electronic systems and components. Headquartered in Oregon, US, Mentor generates annual revenues of some US$1bn. Its tools are involved in the design of almost every electronic gadget you can think of. To find out about its automotive business, Matthew Beecham spoke to Martin O’Brien, General Manager, Integrated Electrical Systems Division Mentor Graphics.


INTERVIEW: Federal-Mogul CTO Gian Maria Olivetti

19 May 2014

Gian Maria Olivetti joned Federal-Mogul in 2007 as VP, pistons, rings and liners. He was previously at Fiat Group, where he was executive director, worldwide engines and transmissions, responsible for Iveco. He talked to Simon Warburton at Federal-Mogul's recent Media Technology Day at the company's Wiesbaden plant near Frankfurt about key elements of the business including legislation, the future of ICE engines, CO2 emissions and materials.

Latest news


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....


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 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...


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

2 February 2017

FCA Canada reported January 2017 sales of 18,443 vehicles, an increase of 2% compared with sales in January 2016 of 18,068. Retail sales represented 75% of total sales, while fleet sales were 25%. Retail sales were 13,862 units in January 2017, down...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico January 2017 sales up 15%

2 February 2017

FCA Mexico reported January sales of 9,612 units, up 15% versus 2016; best January since 2009. “We started 2017 on the right path," said Bruno Cattori, president and CEO of FCA Mexico. "Our Chrysler Pacifica was named North American Utility...


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe sales rise 14.1% in 2016

18 January 2017

FCA closed 2016 with sales in Europe (EU28+EFTA) totalling nearly 993,000 vehicles (+14.1% year-over-year compared with +6.5% for the industry) and market share 50 basis points higher at 6.6%. All brands outperformed the industry, with Jeep sales up 19.0%,...


Germany v Italy over FCA diesel emissions, again

17 January 2017

A row has again broken out between Germany and Italy over vehicle emissions.


just-auto Plus only FCA US December 2016 sales down 10%

5 January 2017

FCA US LLC on 4 January 2017 reported US sales of 192,519 units, a 10% decrease compared with sales in December 2015 (213,923 units).   For the full year, the Ram Truck and Jeep brands each recorded year-over-year sales gains versus sales in 2015. FCA...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico December 2016 sales up 20%

5 January 2017

FCA Mexico set a new sales record, best sales month since 2007, with 14,226 units, up 20% versus 2015. “We closed 2016 with positive sales momentum, our best sales since 2007 as the launch of new vehicles reinforce our competitiveness in key...


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

5 January 2017

FCA Canada today reported December 2016 total sales of 18,870, down 11% as compared with December 2015 sales (21,281). Retail sales were 14,445 units, down 7% from the same month one year ago. December fleet sales were 4,425 units, down 23% from December 2015....


FCA Italy 2016 sales up 18.4%

4 January 2017

FCA says it closed 2016 with sales results that outperformed the Italian industry for both the month and the full year and achieved its best market share since 2012. 


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe sales up 10.1% in November 2016

16 December 2016

For the month of November, FCA sales in Europe totalled nearly 75,300 units. This represented a 10.1% year-over-year increase, compared with a 5.6% industry average. For the eleven months year-to-date, unit sales totalled 918,600 vehicles, an increase of 14.2%...


just-auto Plus only ANCAP scores Fiat/Subaru/Mercedes models five star

15 December 2016

Leading independent vehicle safety advocate, the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), on 15 December 2016 published safety credentials for the Fiat 500X, Subaru Impreza and Mercedes-Benz E-Class. All three meet the latest 2016 requirements for 5...


just-auto Plus only FCA secures EUR250m European Investment Bank loan

5 December 2016

The European Investment Bank (“EIB”) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (“FCA”) announced on 2 December 2016 that they have finalised a EUR250m (US$2016m) loan for research and development (“R&D”) projects implemented by FCA....


just-auto Plus only FCA Italy sales up 10.4% in November 2016

5 December 2016

FCA continued to outperform the industry average in Italy, with unit sales up 10.4% in November (+8.2% for the industry) and 18.7% for the eleven months year-to-date (+16.5% for the industry). November sales totalled more than 41,300 units, pushing market...


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....


CO2 fines loom for European automakers - report

28 November 2016

Eight of Europe's largest carmakers reportedly will miss carbon dioxide emissions targets due to come into force in 2021, leaving them facing the prospect of billions of euros in fines, a media report said.


FCA combines with Amazon for online car sales

21 November 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will partner with Amazon to sell cars online at an additional discount, according to reports.


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe October 2016 sales climb 6.6%

18 November 2016

FCA posted another strong monthly performance in Europe, with October sales up 6.6% to 75,100 vehicles. This compared with a 30 basis point decrease for the industry. For the ten months year-to-date, unit sales totalled 843,300 vehicles, increasing 14.5%...


just-auto Plus only FCA Italy October 2016 sales surge 12.4%

4 November 2016

In October 2016, FCA posted another strong monthly sales performance in Italy, with all major models (Fiat Panda, Fiat 500, Lancia Ypsilon, Fiat Tipo, Fiat 500X, Jeep Renegade, Fiat 500L and Alfa Romeo Giulia) ranking among the leaders in their respective...


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...


FCA building new Mopar PDC in Michigan

28 October 2016

FCA US has announced a US$10.4m investment in a new Mopar Parts Distribution Centre (PDC) located in Romulus, Michigan. The new facility will encompass 500,000 square feet and more than 100 workers. Preliminary construction work has already begun on the new Metro Detroit PDC.


just-auto Plus only Fiat Tipo scores Euro NCAP four stars

27 October 2016

The latest Fiat Tipo recently underwent safety testing by Euro NCAP and was awarded three stars based on safety equipment that is standard across all versions of the car. When tested with an optional safety pack, the Tipo achieved four stars. The Tipo was...


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe September 2016 sales surge 14.2%

14 October 2016

FCA posted another strong monthly performance in Europe, with September 2016 sales up 14.2% to 90,900 vehicles, significantly outperforming the industry average increase of 7.3%. For the nine months year-to-date, unit sales totalled 768,000 vehicles, a...


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...

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GKN and SDS commence AWD Disconnect production

16 February 2017

GKN Driveline's Chinese joint venture partner SDS has commenced production of its complete al...


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 indust...


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...


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 s...


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

2 February 2017

FCA Canada reported January 2017 sales of 18,443 vehicles, an increase of 2% compared with sales...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico January 2017 sales up 15%

2 February 2017

FCA Mexico reported January sales of 9,612 units, up 15% versus 2016; best January since 2009....



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