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

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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.


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.

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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.

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2018 DETROIT AUTO SHOW - first world debuts

18 October 2017

The first world premieres for the 2018 North American International Auto Show are noted below.


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.


Constellium to supply Auto Body Sheet for Stelvio

5 October 2017

Constellium NV announced that it extends its long-term partnership with the Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA) to supply aluminium Auto Body Sheet for the new Alfa Romeo Stelvio.


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales down 6% in September 2017

5 October 2017

FCA Canada reported its September 2017 sales results, with the Ram brand hauling in another strong month. Ram brand and Ram pickup trucks both set a calendar-year-to-date sales record, up 15% and 14%, respectively. Overall, FCA Canada sales of 18,444 vehicles...


just-auto Plus only IIHS scores Alfa Romeo Giulia Top Safety Pick+

4 October 2017

In its inaugural model year, the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia mid-size premium sedan earns a 2017 Top Safety Pick+ (TSP+) rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). “The Giulia represents the height of Alfa Romeo engineering and...


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

4 October 2017

FCA US LLC reported sales of 174,266 units, a 10% decrease compared with sales in September 2016 (192,883 units). In September, retail sales of 146,904 units were up 0.3% compared with the same month in 2016 and represented 84% of total sales. In line with...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 8,544 units in September 2017

4 October 2017

FCA Mexico reported sales of 8,544 units. “We continue reporting sales records due to our attractive product portfolio and the renewal of our dealer network, creating more appealing facilities and improving customer care,” said Bruno Cattori,...


Fiat Chrysler recalls 646,394 SUVs for brake fix

3 October 2017

FCA US announced it was voluntarily recalling an estimated 646,394 US market SUVs to inspect brake booster shields for proper installation.


just-auto Plus only FCA Italy sales up 5.2% in September 2017

3 October 2017

In September, FCA sales in Italy were up 5.2% year-over-year to more than 47,000 vehicles, with market share at 28.2%. Group performance for the month reflects the year-over-year result for the Fiat brand. For the nine months year-to-date, Group sales totalled...


FCA still planning Magneti Marelli separation

2 October 2017

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) appears to be pressing ahead with a plan to separate its parts unit, Magneti Marelli.


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...


2017 Frankfurt motor show - all the world debuts

13 September 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 Frankfurt IAA are listed below. The most important production models making their motor show debuts were the Volkswagen Polo and Volkswagen T-Roc, Porsche Cayenne, Opel Grandland X, Škoda Karoq and SEAT Arona.


Maserati switches to EPS to enable ADAS functions

13 September 2017

Maserati has switched its Ghibli, Quattroporte and Levante models to electric power steering (EPS) for the 2018 model year, enabling new driver assistance systems (ADAS).


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 approves Intertek to test supplier materials

7 September 2017

Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, has been approved by Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA) to undertake testing for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in supplier materials. FCA’s suppliers now have a third-party...


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 Italy sales up 15.6% in August 2017

5 September 2017

In August, FCA sales in Italy were up 15.6% year-over-year to 24,000 vehicles. Market share was in line with the prior year at 28.8%. For the eight months year-to-date, FCA sales were up 9.4%, to nearly 398,000 vehicles, and market share was 29.1%. Both Alfa...


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 New Jeep compass to feature Yokohama G055 tyres

1 September 2017

The Yokohama Rubber announced that it has begun supplying its “Geolandar G055” as original equipment for FCA US LLC all-new Jeep Compass, which went on sale in North America in June 2017. The new Compass will come factory-equipped with 225/55R18...


just-auto Plus only FCA US appoints new communications head

1 September 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced the appointment of Mike Keegan as its head of Communications. In this newly created role, Keegan will assume responsibility for corporate and product communications for the Group, in close coordination with the regions and...


2017 CHENGDU SHOW - world premieres [updated]

30 August 2017

The following concepts and production vehicles were world debuts at CDMS 2017, the 20th Chengdu motor show. This list has now been updated with Qoros' premieres.


FCA admits reviewing incoming strategic proposals

25 August 2017

As speculation of possible spin offs continues, Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) has said in a statement that it evaluates incoming 'inquiries for strategic transactions'.


Ferrari Portofino will replace California T

23 August 2017

The successor for what started life in 2008 as the F149 California before changing names to California T in 2014 has been named. The new Ferrari Portofino is a 2+2 coupé-convertible, powered by a 441kW (600cv) turbocharged V8.


Dongfeng denies making bid for Fiat Chrysler

23 August 2017

Dongfeng Motor, a major shareholder in Groupe PSA, has responded to media speculation by stating that it has no intention of buying FCA.


FCA denies Great Wall approach for its business

21 August 2017

Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) has denied that it has been approached by Great Wall as rumours continue to swirl over Chinese OEMs interested in acquiring all or part of its automotive operations.


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).

Fiat-Chrysler Group news

2018 DETROIT AUTO SHOW - first world debuts

18 October 2017

The first world premieres for the 2018 North American International Auto Show are noted below....


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...


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...


Marchionne confirms Ferrari SUV plan - report

10 October 2017

Remarks made by FCA chief Sergio Marchionne suggest that the Ferrari brand will join other premiu...


FCA's Marchionne doubtful over Great Wall ties

9 October 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' chief has expressed doubt about consolidation with Great Wall Moto...


Constellium to supply Auto Body Sheet for Stelvio

5 October 2017

Constellium NV announced that it extends its long-term partnership with the Fiat Chrysler Automot...



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