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Q&A | JASON STOICEVICH, FIAT

Patient Fiat dealers in U.S. are eager for new vehicles

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 7, 2015

Jason Stoicevich, who heads the Fiat brand in North America, says help is coming for Fiat dealers eager for more models and volume.... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler's U.S. operating profits rise in Q4

11:30 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' US subsidiary reported its fourth-quarter earnings excluding special items rose 1.5 percent to $669 million. For the year, FCA US reported a 31 percent gain on the same basis to $2.4 billion, as continued sales growth offset one-time charges related to its merger a year earlier.... Read More »

2015 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Ferrari's new 488 GTB taps turbos to stretch fuel

Feb. 3, 2015 18:14 CET

Ferrari's latest supercar, the 488 GTB, continues the brand's quest to improve fuel economy in its vehicles with turbocharging. The 488 GTB will replace the the 458 Italia, the brand's best-selling model.... Read More »

Marchionne has FCA on fast track to profit in Europe

Jan. 28, 2015 16:28 CET

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will be profitable in Europe a year earlier than expected, CEO Sergio Marchionne said. Previously, Marchionne said the automaker's regional operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) would break even this year and turn a profit in 2016.... Read More »

RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: Can Dodge rebuild Pontiac excitement?

11:00 am U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2015

General Motors has no plans to revive Pontiac, Hummer and Saturn, CEO Mary Barra says. So where do longtime Pontiac and Hummer buyers go if they are in the market?... Read More »

Ford again wins customer-loyalty title

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2015

Ford Motor Co. retained the crown in the 2014 model year for most-loyal customers, while Maserati won top honors for conquests, according to the IHS Automotive Loyalty Awards.... Read More »

Entry-level Jeep Renegade should boost brand in subcompact market

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 23, 2015

The Renegade subcompact SUV is Jeep's latest attempt at an entry-level vehicle. With prices starting at $18,990, including shipping, the first Italian-made Jeep should help the brand thrive in the competitive subcompact market.... Read More »

FCA projects 10% growth in U.S. retail sales for '15, extending streak

3:45 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 23, 2015

FCA US dealers were told to anticipate as much as 10 percent growth in their U.S. retail sales in 2015 as incremental deliveries from new vehicles such as the Jeep Renegade, Ram ProMaster City and Fiat 500X help extend the automaker's 57-month sales streak.... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler's 7% global sales growth outpaces biggest peers

4:09 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 22, 2015

U.S. car buyers' thirst for Ram trucks and Jeep SUVs sent Fiat Chrysler's sales up faster than those of the biggest three carmakers last year, an early positive sign for CEO Sergio Marchionne's ambitious five-year growth plan.... Read More »

Loan terms will grow, making price increases more affordable, FCA's Bigland says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 21, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' head of US and Canadian sales says loose credit terms will continue to drive new vehicle sales, even as pent-up demand dwindles in a recovered economy.... Read More »

RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: Why tomorrow's sports cars will have mixed pedigree

11:00 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2015

It would have been unthinkable even a few years ago that Mazda would share the MX-5 Miata with another company.... Read More »

Alfa Romeo aims to 'play with the big boys'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2015

Alfa Romeo will resemble BMW in products and pricing when it offers a full lineup through 2018, executives at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles suggested last week during the Detroit auto show. The company will reveal many of the revived brand's characteristics when it unveils an Alfa Romeo sedan on June 24 in Italy.... Read More »

2015 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS WORLD CONGRESS

FCA's Bigland says loan terms will grow, making price increases more affordable

6:10 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' head of US and Canadian sales says loose credit terms will continue to drive new vehicle sales, even as pent-up demand dwindles in a recovered economy.... Read More »

2015 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS WORLD CONGRESS

Marchionne sees industry consolidation as a given

9:38 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne said further mergers in the automotive industry are inevitable, and questioned the way safety regulators are exercising their powers.... Read More »

2015 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS WORLD CONGRESS

Ford keeps IHS customer-loyalty title; Maserati takes conquest honors

8:45 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2015

Ford retained the crown in the 2014 model year for most-loyal customers, while Maserati won top honors for conquests, according to the IHS Automotive Loyalty Awards.... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler wants to collaborate with other automakers on new vehicles

Jan. 13, 2015 10:56 CET

Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says his company is in talks with other automakers to share the costs of developing new vehicles and technology, particularly to cut CO2 emissions, but he deflected questions on whether FCA was in merger talks.... Read More »

WORLDS COLLIDE

International CES fast becoming high-tech world's auto show

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015

The International CES in Las Vegas is fast becoming the high-tech world's own auto show. This year's meeting spotlighted the intersection of the two spheres in areas such as safety, autonomous driving and entertainment.... Read More »

Marchionne says industry may have over-reacted on recalls

12:11 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne today said incentive spending in the United States is not excessive and that the industry may have over-reacted on recalls.... Read More »

Alfa Romeo set to launch first SUV in 2016

Jan. 12, 2015 11:17 CET

Alfa Romeo is finalizing the development of its first SUV as the revival of the sporty brand takes shape. The compact SUV will likely be unveiled in 2016 following a midsize sedan that is slated to debut this year, said people familiar with the matter.... Read More »

Alfa Romeo 4C Spider coming to North America -- but just 400 a year

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015

There about as many words in this short story as there will be 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spiders available to dealers to sell in the United States each year.... Read More »

Ultra-luxury brands, 3-D car, get star treatment in Detroit

3:16 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2015

More than 500 guests from all corners of the nation showed up at The Gallery on Saturday night, an exclusive, invite-only event that formally kicks off the Detroit auto show.... Read More »

CAR CUTAWAY

ZF provides Maserati Quattroporte with leaner, smarter transmission

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 9, 2015

ZF supplies the new-generation Maserati Quattroporte's eight-speed automatic transmission, which is 4kg lighter than the six-speed transmission used in the car's predecessor.... Read More »

Ferrari spinoff sets up Fiat Chrysler for another deal

Jan. 6, 2015 11:51 CET

Sergio Marchionne may not be finished with deals just yet. After completing the merger of Fiat and Chrysler and announcing a spinoff of Ferrari, the CEO said the industry is still fragmented and ripe for further consolidation.... Read More »

13 sales records, but that's no record

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

There are lots of ways to gauge really good years in the auto industry, but here's one of the best: how many brands set sales records.... Read More »

FERRARI

Twin turbos on V-8s; hybrid systems on V-12s

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

Ferrari this year will become an independent company.... Read More »

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