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Fiat Professional to plug (in) the Ducato in 2020

4 July 2019

There are only so many ways to conduct the presentation of a new vehicle (one of our number likes to refer to one as 'death by Powerpoint') but Fiat Professional, the light commercial arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, chose a quick presenter-hosted question and answer session with key executives and few slides or videos. But it was clear their thoughts were really on the main event and, after audience and teleprompters rotated 180 degrees, the real star of the show made its debut.


Interior design and technology – Fiat Tipo

6 June 2019

Designed in Italy and assembled in Turkey, the Fiat Tipo has been a fairly common sight on European roads since 2015 but not for much longer. FCA has already let it be known that this model will not be replaced once production ends in 2023. Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we take a closer look inside this family car.


FireFly engine sparkles in freshened Fiat 500X

14 March 2019

From variable valve timing and common rail diesels, to the more recent TwinAir two-cylinder petrol units, Fiat has long been an innovator in small capacity engines. So it shouldn't be surprising to discover that the new FireFly Turbo series which is part of the refreshed 500X transforms this crossover.


2019 Geneva motor show world debuts list

6 March 2019

Concepts, prototypes and production models which were world premieres at the 2019 Geneva motor show are discussed below.

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: Nexteer Automotive 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.


Q&A with Mentor Graphics

18 September 2014

Mentor Graphics is a major supplier of software tools that help engineers design electronic systems and components. Headquartered in Oregon, US, Mentor generates annual revenues of some US$1bn. Its tools are involved in the design of almost every electronic gadget you can think of. To find out about its automotive business, Matthew Beecham spoke to Martin O’Brien, General Manager, Integrated Electrical Systems Division Mentor Graphics.

Latest news


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 US and Aurora to develop self-driving commercial vehicles

12 June 2019

FCA US and Aurora announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding laying the groundwork for a powerful partnership to develop and deploy self-driving commercial vehicles.


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,...


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 Fiat expands 500L lineup with new Urbana Edition

21 February 2019

The Fiat brand announced the return of the popular Urbana Edition for the Fiat 500L with new standard features for 2019 that add further customisation choices and style on top of contemporary Italian design. “Our Italian-designed, fun-to-drive Fiat...


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...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales up 9% in 2018

8 January 2019

FCA US reported December US sales of 196,520 vehicles, a 14% increase compared with sales of 171,946 vehicles in December 2017. Retail sales for the month rose slightly to 151,077 vehicles. Fleet sales totalled 45,443 vehicles and accounted for 23% of total...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 88,083 units in 2018

8 January 2019

In December, FCA Mexico recorded sales of 7,388 units. Full-year sales were 88,083 units. "2018 was a year of important product launches,” said Bruno Cattori, president and CEO of FCA Mexico. "Among these were the iconic Jeep Wrangler, the...


China Automotive Systems secures major deals in Europe and India

18 December 2018

China Automotive Systems, a leading power steering components and systems supplier in China, announced it has reached a series of milestones for electronic power steering ("EPS") and mechanic steering gears ("MSG") in different international markets in 2018.


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 8,108 units in November 2018

10 December 2018

In November, FCA Mexico recorded sales of 8,108 units, best sales month of the year. "Our product portfolio continues growing and offering vehicles that become trend in their respective segments. Last month, 2020 Jeep Gladiator was launched, the...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales surge 17% in November 2018

10 December 2018

FCA US reported US sales of 181,310 vehicles in November, a 17% increase compared with sales in November 2017 of 154,919 vehicles. Sales were driven by the Jeep and Ram brands which set a variety of records in total, retail and nameplate sales. Ram led FCA...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales plunge 35% in November 2018

10 December 2018

FCA Canada reported November 2018 sales of 12,366 vehicles. In November, fleet sales were down 49% year over year, as FCA Canada continues its strategy of reducing its sales to the daily rental segment. Jeep Brand For the calendar year, Jeep brand sales...


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP rates nine new cars, Fiat Panda gets zero stars

6 December 2018

Euro NCAP released the safety ratings of nine cars. The Audi Q3 , BMW X5, Hyundai Santa Fe, Jaguar I-Pace, Peugeot 508, Volvo V60 and its partner, the Volvo S60, all achieve a maximum five-star rating. However, two FCA vehicles – Fiat’s aging Panda...


just-auto Plus only Latin NCAP announces results for Fiat 500X and new Chevrolet Cruze

8 November 2018

The sixth round of results of the year of the New Car Assessment Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean, Latin NCAP, was released with a top result and an advanced award for Fiat 500X while new Cruze renews a solid four stars result. The Chevrolet...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales up 16% in October 2018

6 November 2018

FCA US LLC reported US sales of 177,391 vehicles in October, a 16% increase compared with sales in October 2017 of 153,373 vehicles. Sales were driven by the Jeep, Ram, Chrysler, Dodge and Alfa Romeo brands, which all posted increases over the same period a...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales drop 15% in october 2018

6 November 2018

FCA Canada reported October 2018 sales of 14,669 vehicles. Jeep Brand Jeep brand reported sales of 4,491 in October. Jeep Grand Cherokee led the way with 1,103 sales, an increase of 39% over last year, followed by Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Compass with sales...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 6,777 units in October 2018

6 November 2018

In October, FCA Mexico recorded sales of 6,777 units. "In order to complement our Premium range, last month we launched the new Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio, the fastest SUV on track, with a lap record of 7 minutes and 51.7 seconds in...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales surge 15% in September 2018

3 October 2018

FCA US reported US sales of 199,819 vehicles, a 15% increase compared with sales in September 2017 of 174,266 vehicles. FCA US total sales and retail sales both posted their best performance in September in 18 years. The September total sales record was in...

Fiat news

Fiat Professional to plug (in) the Ducato in 2020

4 July 2019

There are only so many ways to conduct the presentation of a new vehicle (one of our number likes...


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 so...


Fiat-Chrysler announces ZF transmission deal

3 July 2019

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has named ZF Friedrichshafen as its global transmission supplier for re...


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 b...


FCA US and Aurora to develop self-driving commercial vehicles

12 June 2019

FCA US and Aurora announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding laying the ground...


Interior design and technology – Fiat Tipo

6 June 2019

Designed in Italy and assembled in Turkey, the Fiat Tipo has been a fairly common sight on Europe...



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