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

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FCA gets lucky with Abarth as sales soar

25 October 2017

Has FCA found the secret recipe for turning small cars into big profits? It would seem so, with sales of the premium priced Abarth 500 range climbing ever higher, even though the basic Fiat model is more than a decade old.


What the Giulia says about Alfa Romeo's future

15 September 2017

Alfa Romeo is at long last on the rise. Across Europe and in the US too, Giulia sales, after a slow start, are accelerating. In many ways, this D segment sedan is good enough to be compared with the best in its class. However, there are areas of concern.


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.

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


DETROIT SHOW - 2019 Chevy Silverado world debut

18 December 2017

World premieres for the North American International Auto Show are noted below, with a new generation of the Chevrolet Silverado having been added.


Euro NCAP names a zero stars Fiat

13 December 2017

Euro NCAP has rounded off its busiest year with new safety ratings for 15 more car models, including zero for a Fiat model many probably thought was obsolete by now.


just-auto Plus only FCA US opens new Mopar PDC in Detroit

7 December 2017

FCA US LLC officially opened a new 500,000-sq ft Mopar Parts Distribution Centre (PDC) in metro Detroit, marking the second new Mopar PDC to open in the US this year. The Romulus, Michigan, facility employs more than 100 workers and represents an investment of...


just-auto Plus only Goodyear tyre selected for 2018 Jeep Wrangler

6 December 2017

The 2018 Jeep Wrangler - unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show - will be fitted with two sizes of Goodyear’s Wrangler AT Adventure with Kevlar.  The Wrangler AT Adventure with Kevlar is Goodyear’s best tyre for versatility on and off road....


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales drop 8% in November 2017

5 December 2017

November 2017 sales results are in for FCA Canada, with vehicles from the Ram, Jeep and Chrysler brands marking record sales for the month and/or calendar-year-to-date. Overall, FCA Canada sales of 19,054 vehicles were down 8% for the month, when compared with...


FCA 'in talks with Hyundai on tech partnership'

4 December 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is reportedly in talks with Hyundai over a technical partnership, but there are no merger talks between the two, according to reported remarks by FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne.


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales down 4% in November 2017

4 December 2017

FCA US LLC reported sales of 154,919 units, a 4% decrease compared with sales in November 2016 (160,827 units). In November, retail sales of 129,539 units were up 2% compared with the same month in 2016 and represented 84% of total sales. In line with...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 8,488 units in November 2017

4 December 2017

FCA Mexico reported sales of 8,488 units. “Last month, we had important launches," said Bruno Cattori, president and CEO of FCA Mexico. "At the Los Angeles Auto Show, we launched the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler, the most capable, luxurious...


2017 LA AUTO SHOW - world debuts

30 November 2017

The following concepts and production vehicles were world debuts at the 2017 LA auto show.


Big 3 lobby against NAFTA origin rules change

28 November 2017

The Detroit Big Three - Ford, GM and FCA - are urging the Trump administration to row back from rule-of-origin proposals for NAFTA that they claim would add thousands to car costs and disrupt supply chains.


FCA Serbia cites megatrends as driving business

23 November 2017

FCA Serbia purchasing says the emergence of new mobility solutions such as self-driving taxis and partnership with technology companies will drive business.


FCA's Jeep adds to 2018 Compass airbag recall

23 November 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles added to its Jeep Compass recall with 1,200 units in India.


just-auto Plus only FCA US recalls SUVs

23 November 2017

FCA US LLC is recalling an estimated 7,000 US-market SUVs in customer hands to replace their front passenger-side air bags. A supplier has advised FCA US that, during its air-bag module assembly process, loose fasteners may have inadvertently fallen...


Guangzhou eyes more FCA cooperation

21 November 2017

Guangzhou Automobile Group is talking with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to intensify their links in China as the world's largest car market looks to relax some regulations and the Chinese firm prepares to sell its own Trumpchi brand in the US.


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe sales up 1.5% in October 2017

17 November 2017

In October, FCA sales in Europe totalled 76,300 vehicles (+1.5% year-over-year). For the ten months year-to-date, sales totalled nearly 907,800 vehicles, an increase of 7.6% year-over-year (+3.8% for the industry). By brand, sales were particularly strong for...


just-auto Plus only FCA Italy sells 41,200 vehicles in October 2017

3 November 2017

In October, FCA sales in Italy were in line with the prior year. Jeep posted a strong performance for the month with sales up 47.2% year-over-year, while Alfa Romeo sales were up 10.3%. For the ten months year-to-date, Group sales were 8.0% higher than the...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales drops 12% in October 2017

3 November 2017

October 2017 sales results are in for FCA Canada, highlighting a monthly record for Jeep Wrangler, as well as a calendar-year-to-date record for Ram brand and Ram pickup truck sales. Overall, FCA Canada sales of 17,211 vehicles were down 12%, when compared...


just-auto Plus only FCA US October 2017 sales drop 13%

2 November 2017

FCA US LLC reported sales of 153,373 units, a 13% decrease compared with sales in October 2016 (176,609 units). In October, retail sales of 130,153 units were down 4% compared with the same month in 2016 and represented 85% of total sales. In line with...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 8,493 units in October 2017

2 November 2017

FCA Mexico reported sales of 8,493 units. “Last month in Mexico, we launched the most capable version of the most awarded SUV in the world, Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk, expanding the range of Jeep products, which continue to attract new customers to...


just-auto Plus only Mopar to debut new Hellcrate HEMI Engine Kit

31 October 2017

Enthusiasts demanded it, and now the Mopar brand is unleashing a new Mopar 6.2-litre supercharged Crate HEMI Engine Kit — nicknamed the “Hellcrate” — that injects 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque under the hood. The Mopar...


FCA US/CCC team on vehicle safety

27 October 2017

CCC Information Services (CCC) and FCA US (FCA) are working together to address safety, creating a new method for FCA US to identify recalled vehicles and help collision repairers notify affected car owners.


just-auto Plus only FCA Q3 2017 net profit up 50% to EUR910m

27 October 2017

FCA posts record third quarter: Adjusted EBIT up 17% to EUR1.8bn (US$2.12bn), Adjusted Net Profit up 25% to EUR922m, Net Profit up 50% to EUR910m and Adjusted EBIT margin of 6.7%, up 110 bps. Worldwide combined shipments of 1,123,000 units, in line with...


Dana opens new axle production facility in Ohio

26 October 2017

Dana Incorporated has inaugurated a new axle production facility in Toledo, Ohio. The site of the new Dana facility was initially home to Willys-Overland Motors, which developed the original Jeep.


GKN Driveline supplies tech on fast Jeep

25 October 2017

GKN Driveline says it has utilised expertise from its motorsport team to develop 'custom solutions to meet the extreme strength, durability and performance requirements for the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk' (described as the most powerful and quickest SUV ever).


just-auto Plus only GKN Driveline powers up Trackhawk

25 October 2017

GKN Driveline utilised expertise from its motorsport team to develop custom solutions to meet the extreme strength, durability and performance requirements for the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk - the most powerful and quickest SUV ever. GKN Driveline...


SKF’s hub-bearing units used in new Jeep Compass

24 October 2017

The Jeep Compass, the compact sport utility vehicle from FCA, is equipped with SKF’s third-generation, premium quality, front- and rear-wheel hub-bearing units (HBU3).


just-auto Plus only New Jeep Compass earns IIHS top safety pick rating

18 October 2017

The all-new Jeep Compass has earned a 2017 Top Safety Pick rating from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS). The 2017 compact SUV achieves “good” ratings in each of five IIHS tests that evaluate crashworthiness. Its available...


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe 9M 2017 sales up 8.2%

18 October 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles sales in Europe (EU28+EFTA) for the month of September totalled 90,000 vehicles and share was stable at 6.1%. Year-to-date, sales were up 8.2% (versus 3.6% for the industry) to more than 831,200 vehicles, and market share was 30 basis...


Marchionne confirms Ferrari SUV plan - report

10 October 2017

Remarks made by FCA chief Sergio Marchionne suggest that the Ferrari brand will join other premium sports car brands and launch a top-end SUV.


FCA's Marchionne doubtful over Great Wall ties

9 October 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' chief has expressed doubt about consolidation with Great Wall Motor following the Chinese automaker’s earlier expressed interest in his company.

Fiat-Chrysler Group news

DETROIT SHOW - 2019 Chevy Silverado world debut

18 December 2017

World premieres for the North American International Auto Show are noted below, with a new genera...


Euro NCAP names a zero stars Fiat

13 December 2017

Euro NCAP has rounded off its busiest year with new safety ratings for 15 more car models, includ...


just-auto Plus only FCA US opens new Mopar PDC in Detroit

7 December 2017

FCA US LLC officially opened a new 500,000-sq ft Mopar Parts Distribution Centre (PDC) in metro D...


just-auto Plus only Goodyear tyre selected for 2018 Jeep Wrangler

6 December 2017

The 2018 Jeep Wrangler - unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show - will be fitted with two sizes of...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales drop 8% in November 2017

5 December 2017

November 2017 sales results are in for FCA Canada, with vehicles from the Ram, Jeep and Chrysler...


FCA 'in talks with Hyundai on tech partnership'

4 December 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is reportedly in talks with Hyundai over a technical partnership,...



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