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Brands related to this company: Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Ferrari, Fiat, Jeep, Lancia, Maserati

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Why the Jeep Wrangler is a cash machine for FCA

6 July 2017

There are certain cars that just keep on selling, no matter what their age. The Wrangler is about to enter its tenth year of production and yet sales keep rising. As was the case in 2016, production looks like being in excess of 250,000 units in 2017 too.


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.


With PSA in frame, FCA-GM merger still no sense

16 February 2017

Since before the bailouts of 2009, industry and financial mavens have been calling for the merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and General Motors or, failing that, the acquisition of FCA by GM.


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?

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.


INTERVIEW: Shell's Dr. Jens Sommer

11 November 2014

Dr. Jens Sommer has worked as Senior Transmission Expert in Shell Global Solutions in Germany since 2010. Currently, he is based at Shell's new Technology Centre in Shanghai to support local OEMs. As Senior Transmission Expert, Dr. Sommer is in charge of manual transmission and dry dual clutch transmission fluid development activities, which covers passenger cars as well as heavy duty applications.


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.

Latest news


Geely has no plans to buy Fiat Chrysler - report

16 August 2017

Geely Automobile Holdings has denied media speculation it planned to make a takeover bid for Fiat Chrysler (FCA).


FCA to join BMW, Intel and Mobileye on autonomous

16 August 2017

BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with the intention for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to be the first automaker to join them in developing an autonomous driving platform for global deployment.


Analysts value FCA brands

15 August 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles shares climbed to a record last night after Morgan Stanley analysts said they saw "substantial hidden value" in several of the company’s brands that could emerge from spin-offs or sales to other automakers.


just-auto Plus only FCA US recalls Jeep Renegade vehicles

15 August 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V485000 Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC) Components Electrical System Potential number of units affected 3,002 Summary Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017 Jeep Renegade vehicles. Due to a software issue, multiple...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada presents 2018 Ram 3500 truck

14 August 2017

Ram takes heavy-duty towing and hauling seriously. With the start of 2018 model year production, the Ram 3500 will offer a segment-dominating 930 lb.-ft. of torque and the exclusive ability to tow 30,000 lbs. (13,608 kg) with a fifth-wheel hitch. "Ram...


ZF launches column drive EPS on 2017 Jeep Compass

9 August 2017

ZF has launched its first column drive steering system in the US on the redesigned 2017 Jeep Compass.


just-auto Plus only FCA Italy sales up 3.25% in July 2017

2 August 2017

In July, FCA sales in Italy were up 3.25% year-over-year to more than 40,600 vehicles. For the seven months year-to-date, FCA sales totalled nearly 373,700 vehicles, representing an 8.95% increase over the same period in 2016. Alfa Romeo and Jeep posted strong...


just-auto Plus only Latin NCAP scores Chevrolet N300 zero stars

2 August 2017

Latin NCAP’s fourth round of results for 2017 were released with a disappointing zero stars result for the passengers version of the Chevrolet N300, one star for the A segment Fiat Mobi and two stars for the Kia New Rio Sedan. The Chinese made minivan...


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...


Ferrari may launch 'utility vehicle' - report

1 August 2017

Ferrari is considering adding a roomy, four seat 'utility vehicle' to its range as part of a major expansion beyond traditional supercars in a bid to double profit by 2022, a media report said.


just-auto Plus only FCA US receives EPA/ARB approval

31 July 2017

FCA US LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA), announced that it has received a certificate of conformity from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and a conditional executive order from the Air Resources Board (ARB) of the...


FCA reports Q2 net profit up 260%

27 July 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has reported net profit in the second quarter up 260% from a year ago to a record 1.2m euros. The company's bottom line was boosted by strong sales in North America and at Maserati.


just-auto Plus only FCA US recalls 2017 Dodge Challenger

25 July 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V431000 Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) Components: Power Train Potential number of units affected: 7,802 Summary Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017 Dodge Challenger vehicles equipped with 5.7L V8 engines and...


Chrysler uses Sesame Street to plug Pacifica

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

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...


just-auto Plus only FCA Italy sales surge 12.6% in June 2017

4 July 2017

FCA posted another consecutive monthly increase in Italy with sales up 12.6% year-over-year to 53,600 vehicles. Sales increased 23.1% for Alfa Romeo, 18.7% for Jeep and 15.8% for Fiat, with each of these brands outperforming the industry average. FCA continued...


World premieres at the 2017 Goodwood FoS

3 July 2017

The 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed took place between 29 June and 2 July inclusive. The list of vehicle world premieres is published below.


'Post peak' period forecast for US light vehicles

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 products 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.


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 SKF hub bearing units selected for Stelvio

16 June 2017

SKF hub bearing units (HBU3) are selected for Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA) Group’s recently launched Alfa Romeo Stelvio. The powerful new Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV is equipped with SKF’s third generation, premium quality HBU3.  A fully...


Argo redeems Fiat Brazil

12 June 2017

Compact hatchbacks are still the preference of the majority of Brazilian car buyers despite the rising number of SUVs and crossovers on sale. Meanwhile 2017 is becoming known for redesigns and technology updates at a level seldom seen in the history of the local industry. The first of the new hatchback breed to arrive is the Fiat Argo, of which sales have started already, while the new Volkswagen Polo will take a little longer.

Fiat-Chrysler Group news

Geely has no plans to buy Fiat Chrysler - report

16 August 2017

Geely Automobile Holdings has denied media speculation it planned to make a takeover bid for Fiat...


FCA to join BMW, Intel and Mobileye on autonomous

16 August 2017

BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding...


Analysts value FCA brands

15 August 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles shares climbed to a record last night after Morgan Stanley analysts sai...


just-auto Plus only FCA US recalls Jeep Renegade vehicles

15 August 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V485000 Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC) Components Electrical Syste...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada presents 2018 Ram 3500 truck

14 August 2017

Ram takes heavy-duty towing and hauling seriously. With the start of 2018 model year production,...


ZF launches column drive EPS on 2017 Jeep Compass

9 August 2017

ZF has launched its first column drive steering system in the US on the redesigned 2017 Jeep Comp...



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