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ANALYSIS - Future Fiat and Abarth models

15 January 2018

The first chapter in a series of articles exploring the current and next models from FCA Italy's stable of makes centres on the Fiat brand, as well as Abarth. This will be followed over the coming weeks by explorations of what's ahead for Chrysler, Dodge, RAM, Jeep, Alfa Romeo, Maserati and Ferrari. Even though Italians bought 60,000 Ypsilons during 2017, Lancia has no future models.


Why FCA was right to tap Mitsubishi for Fiat Fullback pick-up

19 December 2017

FCA turned to Mazda when it wanted RWD roadsters for its Fiat and Abarth brands. Then, when it sought expertise in one-tonne pick-ups, the company signed a deal to have Mitsubishi Motors supply Fiat and Fiat Professional with an L200-based model. We know how great the two 124 Spiders turned out to be, but just how good is the Fullback?


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?


Could FCA revive the afforable roadster market?

9 January 2017

Styling wise, the Mazda-based 124 Spider could be a mini-Maserati, and the interior is better than that of the three-times as pricey Alfa 4C. This little roadster has much to offer for anyone wanting an alternative to the plethora of B-SUVs bombarding the European and North American markets.

Latest interviews


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.


INTERVIEW: Federal-Mogul powertrain VP and chief technology officer, Gian Maria Olivetti

19 May 2014

Gian Maria Olivetti joned Federal-Mogul in 2007 as VP, pistons, rings and liners. He was previously at Fiat Group, where he was executive director, worldwide engines and transmissions, responsible for Iveco. He talked to Simon Warburton at Federal-Mogul's recent Media Technology Day at the company's Wiesbaden plant near Frankfurt about key elements of the business including legislation, the future of ICE engines, CO2 emissions and materials.

Latest news


FCA boosts Europe volume in 2017

17 January 2018

FCA boosted sales across Europe (EU28+EFTA) by 5.2% year on year in 2017 to 1,045,000 vehicles with Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Jeep outperforming the 3.3% industry average for the year.


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales down 11% in December 2017

4 January 2018

FCA US LLC reported sales of 171,946 units, an 11% decrease compared with sales in December 2016 (192,519 units). In December, retail sales of 150,772 units were down 3% compared with the same month in 2016 and represented 88% of total sales. In line with...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 9,588 units in December 2017

4 January 2018

In December, FCA Mexico recorded sales of 9,588 units. FCA Mexico annual sales were of 100,846 units. "2017 was a year with important launches for the Alfa Romeo, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, Ram and Mitsubishi brands," said Bruno Cattori, president and CEO...


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

4 January 2018

FCA Canada reported both December and full-year sales, closing the books on 2017 with an all-time record year for Ram brand, as well as Ram pickup trucks. December 2017 FCA Canada sales of 17,654 vehicles were down 6% when compared with results from...


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 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...


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...


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 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...


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 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,...


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...


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...


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 for VOCs

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 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...


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...

Fiat news

FCA boosts Europe volume in 2017

17 January 2018

FCA boosted sales across Europe (EU28+EFTA) by 5.2% year on year in 2017 to 1,045,000 vehicles wi...


ANALYSIS - Future Fiat and Abarth models

15 January 2018

The first chapter in a series of articles exploring the current and next models from FCA Italy's...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales down 11% in December 2017

4 January 2018

FCA US LLC reported sales of 171,946 units, an 11% decrease compared with sales in December 2016...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 9,588 units in December 2017

4 January 2018

In December, FCA Mexico recorded sales of 9,588 units. FCA Mexico annual sales were of 100,846 un...


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

4 January 2018

FCA Canada reported both December and full-year sales, closing the books on 2017 with an all-time...


Why FCA was right to tap Mitsubishi for Fiat Fullback pick-up

19 December 2017

FCA turned to Mazda when it wanted RWD roadsters for its Fiat and Abarth brands. Then, when it so...



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