Alfa Romeo

4C Spider aims to reignite passion

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

The Alfa Romeo 4C Spider aims to reignite passions for Alfa's racing heritage and Italian design while putting the brand back on the radar of wealthy households and collectors ahead of a coming product blitz.... Read More »

Alfa's new sport sedan to get Ferrari V-6 power, report says

10:07 am U.S. ET | June 19, 2015

The new Alfa Romeo sport sedan, which is set to be introduced next week in Italy, is expected to feature a Ferrari-derived V-6 engine under the hood, according to a report.... Read More »

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider starts at $65,495

6:39 am U.S. ET | June 12, 2015

Pricing for the 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider will start at $65,495, with U.S. sales of the hand-built convertible expected to begin in August, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said today.... Read More »


BLOG: The steep road ahead for Alfa in the U.S.

8:17 am U.S. ET | June 8, 2015

There is no doubt that Alfa Romeo fans -- the Alfisti -- are passionate in the United States. But there is enough doubt that there are enough of them to bring the brand back to life and meet the automaker's ambitious sales targets after a 20-year absence in the market.... Read More »


BLOG: The steep road ahead for Alfa in U.S.

11:15 am U.S. ET | June 2, 2015

Even with a small but passionate following for the Italian brand, Fiat Chrysler's lofty sales goal for Alfa Romeo -- 150,000 vehicles a year in the NAFTA region by 2018 -- seems overly ambitious... Read More »

FCA sales up 4%, back over 200,000 vehicles

12:45 pm U.S. ET | June 2, 2015

Brisk demand for Jeep and the Chrysler 200 pushed Fiat Chrysler sales up 4 percent in May. The automaker posted U.S. sales of 202,227, marking its 62nd consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains — and its first time over 200,000 vehicles since March 2007.... Read More »

ANE's Car Cutaways supplement ready to view

June 1, 2015 06:01 CET

The Automotive News Europe Car Cutaways supplement provides a peek underneath the skin of Europe's hottest new vehicles to showcase the contributions of hundreds of suppliers.... Read More »

FCA up 5.8% on Jeep, Chrysler 200, Ram

12:00 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2015

Strong Jeep and Chrysler 200 sales pushed Fiat Chrysler's U.S. deliveries up 5.8 percent in April. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles reported U.S. sales of 189,027 units, its 61st consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains.... Read More »

Alfa's pitch will be luxury, Italian style

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015

As he prepares the campaign to reintroduce Alfa Romeo to the United States, Fiat Chrysler marketing chief Olivier Francois says he may exploit the notion that shoppers have become tired of lookalike German luxury cars.... Read More »

New Alfa Romeo engines will be built in Italy

April 8, 2015 17:27 CET

Fiat Chrysler said two high-performance engines that will play an important role in Alfa Romeo's global relaunch will be built at the automaker's plant in Termoli, Italy.... Read More »

Alfa Romeo sedan, SUV coming to U.S. by 2017, Bigland says

1:31 pm U.S. ET | April 2, 2015

After the 4C Spider arrives stateside this summer, Alfa Romeo will begin to flesh out its U.S. lineup with a new sedan and SUV arriving by the first quarter of 2017.... Read More »


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 »


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 »

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 »


Back in the U.S.A.

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

The first two dozen Alfa Romeo 4Cs were sold in the United States in November, the first new Alfas sold on the continent since 1995.... Read More »

Across Europe, custom cars make a comeback

8:19 am U.S. ET | Dec. 31, 2014

Advances in computer design and safety testing have helped improve the feasibility of custom coachbuilding specialized in creating one-off cars for wealthy buyers, helping collectors achieve what had been a distant dream.... Read More »

Alfa Romeo readies high-performance engines

Dec. 17, 2014 08:55 CET

Alfa Romeo plans to introduce new high-performance engines, including a range-topping V-6, in a bid to reconnect the brand to its sporty heritage.... Read More »

Chrysler volume jumps 20% as 11 of 21 models set records

12:45 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2014

Chrysler Group set monthly or all-time records for 11 of its 21 vehicles, pushing its U.S. sales up 20 percent in November, with strong increases from Ram, Chrysler and Jeep.... Read More »

Alfa Romeo midsize sedan will be unveiled next June

Nov. 20, 2014 10:04 CET

Alfa Romeo's new midsized sedan will be unveiled next June, according to sources. The sedan will be positioned in the market between the BMW 3 series and 5 series, sources said.... Read More »


Marelli helps optimize Alfa 4C's transmission

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2014

Magneti Marelli supplies the Alfa Romeo 4C roadster with the technology that helps optimize the performance of its six-speed dual-clutch transmission.... Read More »


BLOG: Rick Case to sell first N.A. 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C for charity's sake

4:09 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 24, 2014

The first new Alfa Romeo to be sold in this country in 20 years will be auctioned next week for charity. That's thanks to Rick and Rita Case, owners of Rick Case Automotive Group in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.... Read More »

2014 Eurostar winner Marco Tencone

Sept. 30, 2014 06:01 CET

The executives chosen as 2014 Automotive News Europe Eurostars achieved success by exceeding expectations. Marco Tencone, Alfa Romeo, Lancia and Maserati styling center coordinator, is this year's Eurostar winner for Design.... Read More »


BLOG: Lotus' timeless 'tub'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 23, 2014

New Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales sees no reason to change the British sport car maker's timeless bonded aluminum “tub" because he says it remains a benchmark for vehicle dynamics and fuel efficiency.... Read More »

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