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2020 Chicago auto show - the world debuts

6 February 2020

With the NAIAS shifting from January to June, Chicago became the first major US auto show of 2020. Below is a list of world debuts, although some vehicles were revealed at events ahead of the show or else have been seen before but with a different model name to what is used for the US market.


Will FCA keep or kill Chrysler and Dodge?

26 February 2019

Thanks to Ram and Jeep, FCA has strong cashflow and is making a lot of money in the USA. Big profits can quickly vanish though when there are so many brands needing fresh models. Which is why some see Chrysler and Dodge being phased out in the 2020s. But will these historic names really disappear?


Traverse, the great divide - a tough CASE to crack

6 August 2018

There’s a great deal of consternation in the auto industry presently, but that concern is divided in to two camps. On the one hand, there are those in the here and now anxious about whether total industry volume in the US this year will be 18m or 17.8m. On the other hand, there are those more concerned about the future and whether CASE (connected, autonomous, shared and electrified) or ACES (to put it another way) will fundamentally challenge the industry’s business model that’s been built up over the last 100 years or so. The differences in approach were there for all to see at the CAR Management Briefing Seminars held in Traverse City, Michigan last week.


Fiat Chrysler lays out its plans - what happens next?

4 June 2018

Jeep and Ram, two brands which are successful mainly in the USA, are expected to account for most of the future profitability of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles at a global level over the next five years. That was the gist of the announcements made at FCA's 'Capital Markets Day'. Although a lot was said at Balocco, many questions concerning the next generation of models for FCA divisions went unanswered.

Latest interviews


GENEVA INTERVIEW - FCA's Sergio Marchionne

6 March 2018

Fiat Chrysler chief Sergio Marchionne is never short of a few words for the press, in an hour long round table in Geneva he covered a multitude of bases from the performance of the brands, steel tariffs in the US, the Chinese, diesel engines, new technologies and even his own plans once he steps down from his role.


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.

Latest news


Automakers plan gradual resumption of China output

10 February 2020

Some carmakers were likely to have restarted output at China factories after shutting temporarily due to the coronavirus, media reports on Monday ( February) said.


just-auto Plus only FCA Belvidere Assembly Plant awarded silver status for continuous efforts to improve in World Class Manufacturing

10 February 2020

The FCA Belvidere Assembly Plant, home of the Jeep Cherokee, is the latest plant to be designated silver in the Company’s World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program. Recognized for its efforts in expanding the implementation of WCM principles, the...


just-auto Plus only Chrysler Pacifica reaches new Pinnacle, offering all-wheel-drive capability, utility-vehicle-inspired updates and the most standard safety features in the industry

10 February 2020

The Chrysler brand is taking the Windy City by storm at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show, introducing the new-for-2021 Chrysler Pacifica and setting a new standard in the class by delivering available all-wheel-drive (AWD) capability combined with class-exclusive...


just-auto Plus only Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) awards global deal to TomTom

28 January 2020

TomTom (TOM2), the leading independent location technology specialist, today announced that it will provide FCA with maps, navigation and live services for the all-new Uconnect 5 in-vehicle infotainment system. Drivers of upcoming Abarth, Alfa Romeo,...


just-auto Plus only FCA improves the purchase experience for electric vehicles

17 January 2020

FCA is taking steps to make choosing and buying an electric vehicle easier. The Chrysler brand website now features a direct link to purchase Mopar's 240-volt wall charger on Amazon.com and quality installation services for any branded EV charger, giving...


just-auto Plus only FCA US reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2019 sales

7 January 2020

FCA US LLC closed the fourth quarter and 2019 with a handful of records as America's love of capability, power and speed pushed Ram and Jeep to new sales levels. Highlights: Ram brand reports record fourth-quarter and full-year...


just-auto Plus only FCA marks 15 millionth minivan sold

21 November 2019

FCA is celebrating 15 million minivans sold and counting since the very first minivan — a Plymouth Voyager — rolled off the line at Windsor Assembly on Nov. 2, 1983. Today, FCA continues to lead with more than half of the minivan segment...


just-auto Plus only 2020 Fiat 500X Sport model for US market

15 November 2019

FIAT announced today that the new 2020 Fiat 500X Sport model will make its North American debut at this month's 2019 AutoMobility LA. The new 500X Sport builds on its classic Italian design with a youthful, sporty appearance that offers even more...


just-auto Plus only Groupe PSA and FCA plan to join forces to build a world leader for a new era in sustainable mobility

1 November 2019

The Supervisory Board of Peugeot S.A. and the Board of Directors of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (“FCA”) have each unanimously agreed to work towards a full combination of their respective businesses by way of a 50/50 merger. Both boards have...


Cummins builds 3m diesel engines for Chrysler Ram trucks

30 September 2019

Cummins has produced its 3-millionth diesel engine for Ram trucks at its Columbus Mid-Range Engine Plant (CMEP) in Indiana.


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales down 4% in June 2019

4 July 2019

FCA Canada reported June 2019 sales of 21,566 vehicles. "June sales year-over-year saw solid increases from both the Ram and Jeep brands," FCA Canada president and CEO Reid Bigland said. "The highly-anticipated Jeep Gladiator pickup and new...


Fiat-Chrysler announces ZF transmission deal

3 July 2019

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has named ZF Friedrichshafen as its global transmission supplier for rear wheel drive and all wheel drive vehicles with front longitudinal drive configuration.


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales up 2% in June 2019

3 July 2019

FCA US reported its best June in 14 years as total sales climbed 2% to 206,083 vehicles, driven by Ram pickup trucks which had its highest month of sales since the brand was detached from Dodge and launched as a standalone division in 2009. Sales of Ram...


FCA launches in-car commerce platform

25 June 2019

FCA in the US is launching Uconnect Market, a new platform that allows car occupants to make on demand reservations and to purchase products and services directly from the vehicle touchscreen.


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales up 2% in May 2019

4 June 2019

FCA US achieved three records in May, led by the Ram brand which notched its 12th consecutive monthly sales record as demand for both light-duty and heavy-duty pickup trucks remained strong. It was the best May ever for the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales dip 25% in May 2019

4 June 2019

FCA Canada reported May 2019 sales of 21,042 vehicles, representing the best sales month of the year. Retail sales for the month were 15,272 vehicles while fleet sales totalled 5,770 vehicles. Fleet sales were down 43% compared with the prior...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales dip 6% in April 2019

3 May 2019

FCA US LLC notched four US sales records for April, highlighting consumer demand for the company’s brands despite continued softness within the industry.   FCA sold 172,900 vehicles in the month compared to 184,149 vehicles for the same period a...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales down 10% in April 2019

3 May 2019

FCA Canada reported April 2019 sales of 20,802 vehicles. "Through the first four months of 2019, Ram light-duty pickup trucks and Jeep Grand Cherokee continue to gain momentum in the Canadian market," said FCA Canada president and CEO Reid...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales drop 7% in March 2019

3 April 2019

FCA US reported a new March record for the Ram brand as sales jumped 15%, underscoring the success the company has found in its two-pronged strategy of selling both the Ram 1500 and Ram Classic. The performance of the Ram brand, combined with a new March...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales plunge 11% in March 2019

3 April 2019

FCA Canada reported March 2019 sales of 21,684. "Our dealers are excited to welcome the new Ram Heavy Duty on the heels of a month where the outgoing model saw sales rise nine%," said FCA Canada president and CEO Reid Bigland. "Zooming out,...


FCA axing third Windsor shift

29 March 2019

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is axing a third shift at its Canadian minivan plant.


FCA recalls 965,000 petrol vehicles for catalyst swap

14 March 2019

It's not just Volkswagen Group or Jaguar Land Rover getting caught with embarrassing excess emissions - now comes news Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will recall about 965,000 petrol vehicles in the US and Canada which do not meet emissions standards.


just-auto Plus only NHTSA and IIHS reports on AEB equipped by automakers

14 March 2019

Ten automakers report equipping more than half of the vehicles they produced between 1 September 2017, and 31 August 2018, with automatic emergency braking (AEB), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales down 2% in February 2019

6 March 2019

FCA US reported that the Jeep Cherokee set an all-time February sales record, despite another month of bitter weather across key selling regions for the brand. The Ram brand scored another record month as well, on the back of award-winning products in the hot...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 4,887 units in February 2019

6 March 2019

In February, FCA Mexico reported sales of 4,887 units. "The Jeep brand has an important product line-up focused on SUV´s with unique features that have placed it as one of the most known brands worldwide,” Bruno Cattori, president and CEO...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales down 2% in February 2019

6 March 2019

FCA Canada announced February 2019 sales declined 2% to 18,461 vehicles compared with sales of 18,831 vehicles in February 2018. "With a strategic focus on Ram and Jeep vehicles, as well as our Canadian-made minivans, we are gaining momentum in the...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales up 2% in January 2019

8 February 2019

FCA US LLC said January US sales rose 2% to 136,082 vehicles compared with sales of 132,803 vehicles in January 2018. Retail sales for the month were 104,290 vehicles while fleet sales totalled 31,792 vehicles and accounted for 23% of total sales during the...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 6,712 units in January 2019

8 February 2019

In January, FCA Mexico recorded sales of 6,712 units. "We started the year on the right path, 2019 Ram 1500 was named North American Truck of the Year; achieving the “Triple Crown” and confirming that it is the best pickup in its...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales plunge 20% in January 2019

8 February 2019

FCA Canada reported 14,191 vehicles sold for the month of January 2019, up 19% from the prior month (December 2018). The Company continues its strategy of reducing sales to the daily rental segment. Jeep Brand Jeep brand reported sales of 4,664 vehicles...


FCA announces Takata inflator recall

14 January 2019

In the latest phase of its NHTSA-supervised programme, FCA US is recalling about 1.4m vehicles in the US to replace Takata passenger side airbag inflators that may, on deployment, send shrapnel into the vehicle cabin.

Chrysler news

Automakers plan gradual resumption of China output

10 February 2020

Some carmakers were likely to have restarted output at China factories after shutting temporarily...


just-auto Plus only FCA Belvidere Assembly Plant awarded silver status for continuous efforts to improve in World Class Manufacturing

10 February 2020

The FCA Belvidere Assembly Plant, home of the Jeep Cherokee, is the latest plant to be designated...


just-auto Plus only Chrysler Pacifica reaches new Pinnacle, offering all-wheel-drive capability, utility-vehicle-inspired updates and the most standard safety features in the industry

10 February 2020

The Chrysler brand is taking the Windy City by storm at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show, introducing t...


2020 Chicago auto show - the world debuts

6 February 2020

With the NAIAS shifting from January to June, Chicago is the first major US auto show of 2020. Be...


just-auto Plus only Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) awards global deal to TomTom

28 January 2020

TomTom (TOM2), the leading independent location technology specialist, today announced that it wi...


just-auto Plus only FCA improves the purchase experience for electric vehicles

17 January 2020

FCA is taking steps to make choosing and buying an electric vehicle easier. The Chrysler brand we...



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