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Geneva motor show world debuts - Kia MQ4 Sorento

17 February 2020

Official images of the Kia Sorento and Pagani Imola are the latest additions to just-auto's list of Geneva Salon world premieres.


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.

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


Automakers plan gradual resumption of China output

10 February 2020

Some carmakers were likely to have restarted output at China factories after shutting temporarily due to the coronavirus, media reports on Monday ( February) said.


just-auto Plus only FCA Belvidere Assembly Plant awarded silver status for continuous efforts to improve in World Class Manufacturing

10 February 2020

The FCA Belvidere Assembly Plant, home of the Jeep Cherokee, is the latest plant to be designated silver in the Company’s World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program. Recognized for its efforts in expanding the implementation of WCM principles, the...


just-auto Plus only Chrysler Pacifica reaches new Pinnacle, offering all-wheel-drive capability, utility-vehicle-inspired updates and the most standard safety features in the industry

10 February 2020

The Chrysler brand is taking the Windy City by storm at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show, introducing the new-for-2021 Chrysler Pacifica and setting a new standard in the class by delivering available all-wheel-drive (AWD) capability combined with class-exclusive...


just-auto Plus only Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) awards global deal to TomTom

28 January 2020

TomTom (TOM2), the leading independent location technology specialist, today announced that it will provide FCA with maps, navigation and live services for the all-new Uconnect 5 in-vehicle infotainment system. Drivers of upcoming Abarth, Alfa Romeo,...


New engine and mild hybrid tech for small Fiats

27 January 2020

The Fiat Panda and 500 in Europe will benefit from 12V mild hybrid tech from March 2020, as they receive a new 1.0-litre 3-cylinder engine assisted by a belt-driven starter-generator.


Avis inks FCA deal to connect Fiat vehicles

24 January 2020

Avis Budget Group has announced a new agreement with FCA to connect more than 22,000 Fiat vehicles in Avis Budget Group’s European fleet.


just-auto Plus only FCA improves the purchase experience for electric vehicles

17 January 2020

FCA is taking steps to make choosing and buying an electric vehicle easier. The Chrysler brand website now features a direct link to purchase Mopar's 240-volt wall charger on Amazon.com and quality installation services for any branded EV charger, giving...


just-auto Plus only FCA marks 15 millionth minivan sold

21 November 2019

FCA is celebrating 15 million minivans sold and counting since the very first minivan — a Plymouth Voyager — rolled off the line at Windsor Assembly on Nov. 2, 1983. Today, FCA continues to lead with more than half of the minivan segment...


just-auto Plus only 2020 Fiat 500X Sport model for US market

15 November 2019

FIAT announced today that the new 2020 Fiat 500X Sport model will make its North American debut at this month's 2019 AutoMobility LA. The new 500X Sport builds on its classic Italian design with a youthful, sporty appearance that offers even more...


FCA gets US boost in Q3 results

4 November 2019

FCA has reported net profit from continuing operations for Q3 at EUR0.8 billion, Adjusted net profit of EUR0.9 billion, Adjusted EBIT of EUR1.5 billion, margin at 5.7%. Full-year guidance is confirmed, the company said. 


just-auto Plus only Groupe PSA and FCA plan to join forces to build a world leader for a new era in sustainable mobility

1 November 2019

The Supervisory Board of Peugeot S.A. and the Board of Directors of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (“FCA”) have each unanimously agreed to work towards a full combination of their respective businesses by way of a 50/50 merger. Both boards have...


FCA to build EUR50m Turin battery complex

23 October 2019

FCA is to construct a new EUR50m (US$56m) battery assembly complex in Turin as part of its e-mobility strategy.


Maserati invests in building electric cars

27 September 2019

In line with FCA’s EUR5bn (US$5.5bn) investment program for Italy, Maserati has announced its plans for production, electrification and autonomous driving technologies.


just-auto Plus only FCA APAC chief operating officer retires

25 September 2019

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announces the retirement of Paul Alcala as chief operating officer (COO), APAC excluding China, after 32 years of service to the company. Massimiliano Trantini will continue to serve as ad interim APAC COO as well as president of the...


FCA spending EUR1m on southern Italy plant

4 September 2019

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will spend almost EUR1bn (US$1.1bn) to start production of the new Alfa Romeo Tonale compact SUV and of the mild hybrid Panda at its Pomigliano plant, unions told Reuters.


Fiat axes Mexican built North American 500 line

4 September 2019

FCA's Fiat brand said it would axe production of the 500 and 500e in North America though current stocks of 2019 model year cars would last into 2020.


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...

Fiat news

Geneva motor show world debuts - Kia MQ4 Sorento

17 February 2020

Official images of the Kia Sorento and Pagani Imola are the latest additions to just-auto's list...


Automakers plan gradual resumption of China output

10 February 2020

Some carmakers were likely to have restarted output at China factories after shutting temporarily...


just-auto Plus only FCA Belvidere Assembly Plant awarded silver status for continuous efforts to improve in World Class Manufacturing

10 February 2020

The FCA Belvidere Assembly Plant, home of the Jeep Cherokee, is the latest plant to be designated...


just-auto Plus only Chrysler Pacifica reaches new Pinnacle, offering all-wheel-drive capability, utility-vehicle-inspired updates and the most standard safety features in the industry

10 February 2020

The Chrysler brand is taking the Windy City by storm at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show, introducing t...


just-auto Plus only Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) awards global deal to TomTom

28 January 2020

TomTom (TOM2), the leading independent location technology specialist, today announced that it wi...


New engine and mild hybrid tech for small Fiats

27 January 2020

The Fiat Panda and 500 in Europe will benefit from 12V mild hybrid tech from March 2020, as they...



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