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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.


Jeep future models - a global analysis

14 December 2016

The penultimate feature in the series concerning the future model plans of FCA' passenger vehicle brands is an analysis of what's ahead for Jeep.


FCA realigns its global manufacturing footprint

27 July 2016

One of the busiest manufacturers in terms of re-aligning its global manufacturing footprint is FCA. Some extraordinary developments are said to be taking place, and this includes an apparent decision to shift two future crossovers out of Mexico and into Italy.


ANALYSIS - 2016 Jeep Renegade

14 April 2016

With worldwide sales of almost 160,000 vehicles during its first full year of production, the Renegade has to be declared a major success. Not to mention a huge shot in the arm for what had been an ailing SATA-Melfi plant in Italy before FCA decided to manufacture it and the Fiat 500X there.

Latest interviews


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.


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.


INTERVIEW: Chrysler's MOPAR chief, Pietro Gorlier

19 March 2014

The launch of the new Jeep Renegade opens up a whole new showcase of parts and accessories for MOPAR, the long established aftersales arm of Chrysler.


INTERVIEW: Chrysler UK brand director, Nigel Land

8 June 2012

Chrysler's mantra 'Different is what we do' is something the automaker's UK division is striving to put into practice as it launches its new 300C model. Jeep/Chrysler UK brand director, Nigel Land, talked to Simon Warburton at the Imperial War Museum as the automaker showcased its latest addition with a slice of Americana using a backdrop of B52, B17 and SR71 aircraft.

Latest news


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 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...


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...


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...


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...


KBB sees US April off 3%, 2017 a down year

26 April 2017

New vehicle sales in the US are expected to decrease 3% year on year to 1.45m units in April 2017, resulting in an estimated 17.1m seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), according to Kelley Blue Book (KBB).


2017 Auto Shanghai motor show world premieres

24 April 2017

Auto Shanghai 2017 did not disappoint, with a vast number of concept, prototype and production model world debuts. The most important vehicle premiere will probably prove to be the Wuling Hong Guang S3, this being the first SUV for the number one brand in the world's largest market.


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe sales up 18.2% in March 2017

19 April 2017

In March, FCA sales in Europe were up 18.2% year-over-year, significantly above the 10.9% average increase for the industry. Market share was 50 basis points higher at 6.8%. All group brands posted increases, with sales up 45.7% for Alfa Romeo, 17.1% for Fiat,...


Jeep India MD sees RHD Compass as a turning point

13 April 2017

Fiat Chrysler is betting on the locally made Jeep Compass to shake off its insignificant presence in the Indian car market, with its chief executive telling ETAuto the new SUV will be the "tipping point" for the turnaround of Fiat Chrysler in the country.


2017 New York motor show - global debuts list

13 April 2017

There was no stand-out star at this year's New York International Auto Show, though for sheer novelty value, FCA's 840 horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon could be rightly thought of as the biggest attraction.


just-auto Plus only FCA Italy sales up 21.3% in March 2017

5 April 2017

In Italy, FCA posted another strong monthly sales performance in March with market share reaching 30.1%, the highest since January 2013. FCA posted March sales of more than 68,000 units, a year-over-year increase of 21.3% compared with 18.2% for the industry....


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales down 5% in March 2017

4 April 2017

FCA US reported US sales of 190,254 units, a 5% decrease compared with sales in March 2016 (199,467 units). In March, fleet sales of 43,992 units were down 15% year over year as FCA US continues its strategy of reducing its sales to the daily rental...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico March 2017 sales up 6%

4 April 2017

FCA México reported March sales of 8,436 units, up 6% versus 2016. In the first quarter, FCA México recorded a sales increase of 10% over last year. “In order to broaden the Alfa Romeo lineup, we launched the Alfa Romeo Giulia last...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales 5% up in March 2017

4 April 2017

FCA Canada on 4 April 2017 reported March 2017 sales of 26,531 vehicles, up slightly as compared with sales in March 2016 of 26,469.   Retail sales were 17,949 units in March 2017, down 362 units from March 2016. FCA Canada fleet sales were 8,582 units...


just-auto Plus only AAM introduces more efficient nextgen EcoTrac AWD

31 March 2017

An industry first, American Axle & Manufacturing's (AAM) EcoTrac disconnecting all-wheel drive (AWD) system dramatically increased efficiency, safety and performance when it was introduced several years ago. Now, the second generation of EcoTrac will...


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...


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.

Jeep news

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....


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...


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 (194,72...


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 Pr...



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