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Chrysler, Dodge & RAM future models - a global 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.


FCA realigns its global manufacturing footprint – OEM Update

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.


THE WEEK THAT WAS - VW 'emissions' rumbles on

4 December 2015

The Volkswagen group 'emissions scandal' rumbled on this week as more skeletons were rattled out of closets. There's bound to be a few more when the automotive equivalent of the Spanish inquisition starts internally, following this week's report that "around 50" employees have come forward just ahead of the deadline to testify in the group's internal investigation into the emissions controls cheating scandal. Employees had been given until Monday to come forward to testify without fear of repercussions - on the part of VW.


COMMENT: So, what’s GM’s problem with Sergio Marchionne’s grand plan?

10 September 2015

Sergio Marchionne has made no secret of his desire to see a merger of FCA with General Motors. Overtures to GM have, however, been rebuffed. Bill Cawthon considers Marchionne’s strategy and the merits – or not - of a proposed consolidation from GM’s vantage point.

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.


Q&A with Aha: Analytical data from the Cloud

28 July 2014

The IT industry has made much of the benefits of a Cloud infrastructure, offering better security and less complex networks in the workplace. Infotainment specialist Harman with subsidiary Aha claims its use in the car could be equally effective. It is now offering OEMs and service providers a chance to use the Cloud beyond downloading apps, navigation updates or music. Understanding what features are being used by the end customer, finding software bugs, removing unused features, reducing recalls or targeting specific customers with updates and advertising are just some of the ideas that Harman claims it can offer with its new Aha Cloud Platform Analytics and Updates Service. just-auto spoke to Siegfried Schuler, Director Centre of Competence Aha, about the service and find out what OEMs are most interested in.


INTERVIEW: Ford CEO Alan Mulally

28 May 2014

Alan Mulally's tenure as Ford's CEO has seen the company evolve in line with his vision of 'One Ford'. He also successfully guided Ford through recession and has generally been lauded by investors. He passes the reins over to Mark Fields in July. Dave Leggett caught up with him on the London leg of his Ford circuit farewell tour of Europe.


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.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe sales up 9.8% in August 2017

15 September 2017

FCA continued to post sales gains in Europe during the summer months, with Group sales up 9.8% year-over-year in August (+5.5% for the industry) and 1.4% in July. The Group’s August sales totalled nearly 52,700 vehicles, with European market share 20...


just-auto Plus only Fiat expands 500X lineup with new Urbana Edition

8 September 2017

The Fiat brand announced the addition of the Urbana Edition to its Italian-designed, fun-to-drive Fiat 500X lineup, offering customers yet another way to showcase their personality with their Fiat vehicle.   “The Fiat 500X combines iconic Italian...


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

6 September 2017

FCA Canada reported August 2017 sales of 19,648 units. The Ram brand, Ram pickup and Jeep Compass led the way, each setting an August monthly sales record. Overall, FCA Canada sales were down 9% for the month from August 2016. Sales Highlights The Ram...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sales rise 13% in August 2017

4 September 2017

FCA Mexico reported sales of 8,850 units in August 2017, up 13% versus 2016 and the best August since 2008. “Last month we recorded a new sales record, our best August in nine years. This record was due to our extensive and revamped product portfolio,...


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

4 September 2017

FCA US LLC reported sales of 176,033 units, an 11% decrease compared with sales in August 2016 (196,805 units). In August, retail sales of 140,379 units were down 7% compared with the same month in 2016 and represented 80% of total sales. In line with...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales drop 10% in July 2017

2 August 2017

FCA US LLC reported sales of 161,477 units, a 10% decrease compared with sales in July 2016 (180,389 units). In July, retail sales of 145,391 units were down 6% compared with the same month in 2016 and represented 90% of total sales. In line with...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada July 2017 sales down 3%

2 August 2017

FCA Canada reported July 2017 sales, led strongly by the legendary Jeep brand, which recorded its all-time best monthly sales in Company history. Overall, FCA Canada reported sales of 23,467 vehicles, down 3% as compared with July 2016. Sales...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sales rise 11% in July 2017

2 August 2017

FCA Mexico reported sales of 8,459 units, up 11% versus 2016. “Last month, we carried out the Alfa Romeo test drive where members of the Mexican press were able to witness the evolution of a brand with more heritage and legacy in the automotive...


Chrysler uses Sesame Street to plug Pacifica minivans

18 July 2017

Chrysler this week took up the perfect product placement opportunity to pitch its US market minivans at kids who might persuade parents to buy one.


just-auto Plus only FCA US recalls Dodge/Jeep/Chrysler vehicles to replace alternator

18 July 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V435000 Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) Components: Electrical System Potential number of units affected: 442,214 Summary Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger,...


just-auto Plus only FCA US recalls 2011-2015 Dodge Journey vehicles

18 July 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V432000 Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) Components: Air Bags Potential number of units affected: 363,480 Summary Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2011-2015 Dodge Journey vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sales up 4% in June 2017

6 July 2017

FCA Mexico reported sales of 48,424 units for the first half of 2017, up 4 % versus 2016; best first semester over the last eight years.   “In an increasingly demanding market, it is important to offer our customers the best quality products and...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales down 7% in June 2017

5 July 2017

FCA Canada marked the second-best start to a sales year in the Company’s 92-year history. A noteworthy 151,574 vehicles were sold through the first half of the year, led largely by the continued and growing popularity of trucks, SUVs and CUVs. In part...


just-auto Plus only FCA US June 2017 sales drop 7%

4 July 2017

FCA US LLC reported sales of 187,348 units, a 7% decrease compared with sales in June 2016 (202,421 units). In June, retail sales of 139,947 units were down 5% compared with the same month in 2016, and represented 75% of total sales. In line with...


'Post peak' period forecast for US light vehicle sales

29 June 2017

New vehicle sales in the US in the first half of 2017 are expected to be 8.4m, down nearly 2.3% compared to the first six months of 2016.  With growing economic headwinds, full year sales in 2017 are predicted to reach 17.1m, down 2.5% from the record 17.5m sold in 2016 and within the 16.8 to 17.3m range set by Kelley Blue Book analysts earlier this year.


HBPO adding plants and product lines 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.


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 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 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 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...


BorgWarner announces clutch supply deal for FCA's Pacifica 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 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...


just-auto Plus only Waymo self-driving program to add more Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans

26 April 2017

FCA US LLC announced that Waymo will add 500 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans to expand its self-driving program. FCA previously delivered 100 minivans, modified for self-driving, to Waymo during the second half of 2016. Production of the additional 500...


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,...


just-auto Plus only FCA US recalls 2014 Fiat 500L to update PCM software

11 April 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V192000 Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC) Components Power Train Potential number of units affected 25,593 Summary Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2014 Fiat 500L vehicles. The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) software...


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...

Chrysler news

just-auto Plus only FCA Europe sales up 9.8% in August 2017

15 September 2017

FCA continued to post sales gains in Europe during the summer months, with Group sales up 9.8% ye...


just-auto Plus only Fiat expands 500X lineup with new Urbana Edition

8 September 2017

The Fiat brand announced the addition of the Urbana Edition to its Italian-designed, fun-to-drive...


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

6 September 2017

FCA Canada reported August 2017 sales of 19,648 units. The Ram brand, Ram pickup and Jeep Compass...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sales rise 13% in August 2017

4 September 2017

FCA Mexico reported sales of 8,850 units in August 2017, up 13% versus 2016 and the best August s...


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

4 September 2017

FCA US LLC reported sales of 176,033 units, an 11% decrease compared with sales in August 2016 (1...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales drop 10% in July 2017

2 August 2017

FCA US LLC reported sales of 161,477 units, a 10% decrease compared with sales in July 2016 (180,...



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