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Maserati future models - a global analysis

1 December 2016

The third instalment in just-auto's analysis of FCA's passenger car brands' model lines is a focus on Maserati. A look at what's ahead for Alfa Romeo was recently published, followed by an examination of Ferrari's plans. Features on Lancia; Fiat & Abarth; Chrysler, Dodge & RAM; and Jeep will be published soon.


Ferrari future models - global analysis

30 November 2016

The second part of just-auto's series concerning FCA's passenger vehicle brands centres on Ferrari. A look at what's ahead for Alfa Romeo was recently published, with features on Maserati; Lancia; Fiat & Abarth; Chrysler, Dodge & RAM; and Jeep to follow.


ANALYSIS - Maserati Levante biturbo diesel

23 November 2016

It's been a long time coming but Maserati's first SUV is now being rolled out across global markets. Right-hand drive production started recently with vehicles for the UK headed to showrooms in the coming days. Here, with 96% of the car's segment being diesel, there will be only one engine, a VM Motori 3.0-litre V6.


THE WEEK - aftermarket player and new products

27 May 2016

Matthew Beecham's Q&A with Dayco, which develops and manufactures engine products and drive systems, including timing belts, chain kits, belts and pulleys for the OE and aftermarket attracted a lot of eyes this week. He caught up with Steve Carolan, national sales manager, Dayco Aftermarket UK to learn how its business is taking shape. New Jaguars always attract interest, and especially so when it's the brand's first foray into territory previously the domain of sibling brand Range Rover. Cue sibling war or complementary co-existence? And can it see off Porsche?

Latest interviews


INTERVIEW: Martin Leach, Magma CEO

16 July 2013

Martin Leach, the former head of Ford of Europe, Mazda and Maserati, now runs Magma - a multi-faceted automotive industry consultancy and service provider. Dave Leggett recently caught up with him in London to hear his views on the current state of the automotive business and the challenges ahead.


Q&A with ZF: Review of suspension systems

2 July 2013

There have been some advances made to shock absorbers (dampers) which may be referred to as trends. To improve ride comfort without adding to cost, manufacturers are creating a longer shock absorber movement. Another clear trend in the shocks sector is integrating more electronics. Here, Matthew Beecham talked with executives of ZF about the challenges of developing vehicle suspensions for emerging markets, NVH improved dampers and adoption of electronic suspension technologies.


INTERVIEW: Magma's Martin Leach

20 May 2013

It was a telephone call from then UK prime minister Tony Blair that prompted Martin Leach to form Magma, the multi-faceted automotive industry consultancy and service provider.


Q&A with Lear Corporation: Vehicle seating

10 May 2013

Back in the 1970s, a car seat was a functional component with few or no added value features. Nowadays, with drivers spending more time in their car on longer commutes, they expect a comfortable ride. Matthew Beecham caught up with three top executives of Lear Corp to hear how the seat has become an integral part of the car’s overall design and appeal in the showroom. Here, Ryan Burns, Lear’s Vice President of Global Seat Engineering led the discussion with contributions from Karl Henn, Director of Seating Engineering and R&D and Mandy Sarotte, Vice President of Global Trim Sales.

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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 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...


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 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....


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 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...


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%,...


just-auto Plus only Maserati AGAP Plant rolls out its 100,000th car

21 December 2016

On 5 December, 2016, at the Avv. Giovanni Agnelli Plant (AGAP) where the Ghibli sports sedan and the Quattroporte limousine are built, celebrations were held to mark the production of the 100,000th car. It was a white Quattroporte Model Year 2017, equipped...


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%...


Maserati executive confirms electric Alfieri

23 November 2016

An EV rival for the next Porsche 911 and Jaguar F-TYPE will be released in 2020, a Maserati executive has told just-auto.com.


Maserati selects Bridgestone tyres for Levante SUV

18 November 2016

Maserati has selected Bridgestone's Dueler sport tyre in size 255/60 R18 108W, for its Levante all-wheel-drive SUV.


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 Ferrari Q3 2016 net revenues up 8.3%

8 November 2016

Ferrari on 7 November 2016 announced its consolidated preliminary results for the third quarter and nine months ended 30 September 2016. Shipments EMEA: YTD 2016 - 2,762 units; YTD 2015 - 2,413 units; change - 349 units; change - 14%; Q3 2016 - 859 units;...


Former Ford Europe chief dies at 59

2 November 2016

Former Ford of Europe and Maserati chief Martin Leach has died from cancer at the age of 59.


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 Europe August 2016 sales up 20.4%

15 September 2016

FCA continued to post sales gains in Europe during July and August, outperforming the industry average both months with respective increases of 4.3% and 20.4%. For the eight months year-to-date, FCA's European sales were up 15.5% year-over-year, compared...


Jeep, Maserati, readying roll-away software fixes

24 June 2016

FCA Jeep chief Mike Manley has said software upgrades for 1.1m vehicles recalled for roll away risks, including the Grand Cherokee, will be available by the end of June 2016. Meanwhile, its Maserati unit is recalling cars in the US to fix a similar problem.


FCA names new Alfa/Maserati CEO

24 May 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has named Reid Bigland chief executive of the Alfa Romeo and Maserati brands though he will remain head of US sales and the chief executive of FCA Canada.


Fiat Chrysler to temporarily stop Maserati output

8 October 2015

Fiat Chrysler reportedly plans to temporarily stop manufacturing the Maserati Quattroporte and Ghibli at its Grugliasco plant in Turin, in order to adjust output to market demand.


Key Safety Systems starts carbon fibre production

1 September 2015

Key Safety Systems (KSS), says it has started production in a new carbon fibre trim factory at Valle Hermoso, Mexico.


Maserati returning to India with three dealers

16 July 2015

Maserati has announced its re-entry to India, saying "the renewed focus on the Indian market is in line with our growth strategy as the market bears significant potential for the brand over the medium term".


VILLA d’ESTE DEBUTS LIST: Final version

26 May 2015

The Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este 2015 took place from 22-25 May. BMW and Zagato had vehicle world premieres at the event.


Maserati distributor expands to South Africa

9 April 2015

The Australian and New Zealand Maserati importer is taking on distribution in South Africa as well.


Winter chills February US light vehicle sales

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.


Best January since 2001 for US light vehicle sales

4 February 2015

Late month winter storms couldn’t stop US light vehicles sales. Automakers enjoyed the highest January sales volume since 2001, delivering more than 1.15m new cars and light trucks.


FCA sees black ink ahead

29 January 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles expects to turn profits in all regions this year but needs to make more in North America to fund Alfa Romeo and Maserati brand overhauls.


Volkswagen Golf stays top of European chart

21 January 2015

Annual new car sales in Europe increased by 5.3% in 2014, with monthly sales growth throughout the year compared to 2013. December sales were 5% higher than a year earlier, suggesting the trend remains positive, JATO Dynamics said.


EXCLUSIVE: Maserati GranTurismo lifecycle update

16 January 2015

A Maserati spokeswoman has told just-auto.com that GranTurismo and GranCabrio production "will continue through to 2016". Until now, it had been believed that production of the cars might cease prior to this.


Falling petrol prices power November US sales

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.

Maserati news

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...


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 syst...


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 201...


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...


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...


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 a...



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