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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.


Fiat & Abarth future models - a global analysis

13 December 2016

The final 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.


Management briefing - Paris motor show preview

23 September 2016

This, the first of two management briefing reports concerning the 2016 Paris Mondial de l’Automobile, offers a sneak preview of the confirmed and likely world debut cars and concept vehicles.

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.


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 CTO 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.

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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

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...


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...


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...


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...


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.


Magna produces 275,000 folding roofs for Fiat 500C

6 June 2017

Magna says it has sold 275,000 soft-top convertible roofs produced for the Fiat 500C at its roof system facility in Tychy, Poland.


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales down 1% in May 2017

2 June 2017

FCA US LLC reported sales of 193,040 units, a 1% decrease compared with sales in May 2016 (194,720 units). In May, retail sales of 152,227 units were up 1% compared with the same month in 2016, and represented 79% of total sales. Fleet sales of 40,813 units...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sales up 5% in May 2017

2 June 2017

FCA México reported sales of 7,605 units, a 5% sales increase; best May since 2013. “Our recent product launches have been very successful among our clients, as shown in the positive results we had last month," said Bruno Cattori,...


just-auto Plus only FCA Italy sales up 6.8% in May 2017

2 June 2017

For the month of May, FCA sales in Italy were up 6.8% year-over-year with market share at 29.3%. The Alfa Romeo brand posted a 31.9% year-over-year increase, with both the Giulia and Stelvio ranking as leaders in their respective segments. Sales for Fiat brand...


just-auto Plus only FCA Canada sales rise 5% in May 2017

2 June 2017

FCA Canada reported its highest monthly sales in the Company’s 92-year history, with 33,186 vehicles sold. The Ram brand, Ram pickup and Jeep Grand Cherokee led the charge in May, also recording record all-time monthly sales results. Overall, monthly...


Serbia PM marks Kragujevac Fiat 500L start

26 May 2017

Serbia's Prime Minister has attended the ceremony marking production start of the new Fiat 500L in Kragujevac.


just-auto Plus only BorgWarner expands thermostatic valves production

25 May 2017

BorgWarner, a global leader in innovative propulsion system solutions, supplies thermostatic valves for the Fiat 1.4-litre MultiAir turbo engine, which powers the 124 Spider. Designed to help improve fuel economy and reduce emissions, BorgWarner’s...


just-auto Plus only FCA Europe sales down 6.8% in April 2017

17 May 2017

FCA performed better than the European industry average once again in April. Industry sales were down 6.8% year-over-year, reflecting the number of public holidays falling during the month, while FCA posted a decrease of just 0.5% year-over-year. Group market...


just-auto Plus only FCA Italy sales down 4.6% in April 2017

4 May 2017

In Italy, FCA outperformed the industry once again in April. Overall, the market was down 4.6% (the first monthly decline since May 2014) as a result of the number of public holidays falling during the month. FCA posted a 4.0% decrease, with nearly 46,900...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales down 7% in April 2017

3 May 2017

FCA US reported sales of 177,441 units, a 7% decrease compared with sales in April 2016 (190,071 units), which now include Maserati brand sales. In April, fleet sales of 30,650 units were down 21% year over year as FCA US continues its strategy of reducing...

Fiat news

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% ye...


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...


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 b...


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...


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 i...


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 s...



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