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Fiat will build Maserati SUV in Italy starting next year

Sept. 4, 2013 13:51 CET
Fiat told union leaders that it would begin making a Maserati SUV at its Mirafiori factory in Turin, Italy, after investing 1 billion euros at the plant by the end of next year.... Read More »

 

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Maserati Ghibli counts on Italian flair to outshine German rivals

Aug. 29, 2013 06:01 CET
Maserati is confident that its new entry-level Ghibli can compete with rivals in the highly competitive executive sedan market and play a key role in boosting the automaker's global deliveries.... Read More »

 

Maserati car orders almost triple on new models

Aug. 28, 2013 16:06 CET
Fiat Group's Maserati brand received about 17,000 orders worldwide in the year to end-July, nearly triple the amount sold last year as new models started to attract buyers.... Read More »

 

Kalbfell had key roles at Rolls, Mini

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2013
Former BMW and Fiat executive Karl-Heinz Kalbfell, a key architect of BMW's Rolls-Royce and Mini strategies, died on Aug. 17 after a motorcycle accident in England.... Read More »

 

Former BMW exec Kalbfell dies in motorcycle crash

Aug. 19, 2013 13:10 CET
Former BMW executive Karl-Heinz Kalbfell died on Saturday following a motorcycle accident at the Brands Hatch racing circuit in Kent, England. He was 63.... Read More »

 

Fiat output shift from Italy would benefit U.S., Serbia

July 10, 2013 06:01 CET
Fiat-Chrysler factories in the U.S. and Serbia could benefit if Sergio Marchionne carries out a threat to move production of new Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Jeep models outside of Italy unless the carmaker gets clear labor rules in its home market.... Read More »

 

Fiat 500, Maserati production hit by supplier dispute

May 14, 2013 16:04 CET
Fiat faces delays producing vehicles after a supplier stopped delivering parts for the Fiat 500 and Maseratis.... Read More »

 

LUCA CIFERRI

Why even a weak China is good news for European automakers

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 24, 2013
The Shanghai auto show proved once again that China is the promised land for automakers, particularly Europeans bracing for a sixth straight year of declining car sales in their home region.... Read More »

 

2013 SHANGHAI AUTO SHOW

Porsche vies with new Maserati as China grabs luxury limelight

April 22, 2013 06:01 CET
Porsche has debuted a revamped version of its Panamera coupe at the Shanghai auto show where it sought to outshine Maserati's all-new Ghibli as both carmakers seek to attract customers in a luxury China market that is predicted to keep growing strongly.... Read More »

 

Maserati Ghibli tests Fiat's push into luxury

April 19, 2013 20:53 CET
The Ghibli is an early test of Fiat boss Sergio Marchionne's efforts to squeeze more cash out of the Maserati and Alfa Romeo brands. Maserati faces a difficult balancing act to emulate the success of BMW, Daimler and Audi by rolling out more affordable models aimed at a broader client base.... Read More »

 

VW hires McNabb from Maserati to extend U.S. sales surge

April 19, 2013 06:01 CET
Volkswagen of America has hired Maserati North America CEO Mark McNabb, a former Nissan and GM sales executive, as its COO.... Read More »

 

Fiat will add second shift at Maserati factory, report says

April 19, 2013 09:03 CET
Fiat will add a second shift at the Turin factory where it builds Maserati cars, a source said. Fiat is investing 1.2 billion euros in the luxury marque as it seeks to boost global sales from 6,000 last year to 50,000.... Read More »

 

VW hires McNabb from Maserati to extend U.S. sales surge

9:45 am U.S. ET | April 18, 2013
Volkswagen of America has hired Maserati North America CEO Mark McNabb, a former Nissan and General Motors sales executive, as its COO. McNabb, 51, will start at Volkswagen on May 1. He will report to CEO Jonathan Browning and oversee U.S. sales as VW continues an ambitious growth strategy.... Read More »

 

Chrysler's Graczyk replaces McNabb as head of Maserati North America

3:28 pm U.S. ET | April 17, 2013
Maserati has named Chrysler executive Robert Graczyk CEO of the company's North America division, effective immediately. Graczyk, former director of sales at Chrysler Group's Asia-Pacific region, replaces Mark McNabb, who left the company to become COO of Volkswagen of America. VW announced McNabb's hiring today.... Read More »

 

SHANGHAI AUTO SHOW PREVIEW

A bevy of crossovers and SUVs will take center stage at China's auto extravaganza

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 15, 2013
Automakers will test China's huge appetite for crossovers and SUVs with introductions this week at the Shanghai auto show. Acura, BMW, Citroen, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen plan world debuts for compact crossovers, while Jeep -- which arguably started the SUV craze -- will roll out its new Cherokee.... Read More »

 

NEW PRODUCT

Ghibli will be Maserati's first diesel-powered car

April 9, 2013 12:44 CET
Maserati released images of the Ghibli four-door sedan ahead of the car's debut at the Shanghai auto show. The Ghibli will be the first Maserati production car to offer a diesel variant.... Read More »

 

Marchionne bets billions on Alfa, Maserati

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 11, 2013
Sergio Marchionne is betting billions that Alfa Romeo and Maserati will help drive Fiat's money-losing European operations back into the black by 2015-16.... Read More »

 

Marchionne's big gamble

March 7, 2013 06:01 CET
Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne is betting billions of euros that Alfa Romeo and Maserati will help drive the automaker's money-losing European operations back into the black by 2015-2016. He's also counting on the underperforming sporty brands to help ignite a production boom that will turn the company's under-used European plants into export champions.... Read More »

 

ANE monthly e-magazine goes live Monday

March 1, 2013 06:01 CET
The new issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine goes live on Monday, March 4. Our cover story examines Sergio Marchionne's multi-billion-euro bet that he can turn Alfa Romeo and Maserati into global sales powerhouses.... Read More »

 

Fiat set to build Maserati, Alfa Romeo SUVs in Turin

Feb. 4, 2013 10:46 CET
Fiat will build Maserati's new Levante SUV at its flagship Mirafiori plant in Turin, union sources said. The automaker may also build an SUV for Alfa Romeo in the same factory, the sources said.... Read More »

 

Maserati: 'Nothing to envy'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 4, 2013
Maserati's redesigned Quattroporte flagship, which debuted at the Detroit auto show last month, will be a credible alternative to premium flagship sedans from German carmakers, says CEO Harald Wester.... Read More »

 

Fiat renames Maserati plant after company patriarch

Jan. 31, 2013 11:33 CET
Fiat has renamed its Maserati plant after company patriarch Giovanni “Gianni” Agnelli. The Italian industrialist and controlling Fiat shareholder served as the company's chairman from 1966 to 1996. He passed away a decade ago this month at age 81.... Read More »

 

2013 DETROIT AUTO SHOW

U.S., Asia driving sales gains in global supercar market

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2013
The recovering U.S. economy has brought conspicuous consumers out of hiding in the world's biggest supercar market. And the return of big-spending Americans is especially crucial for Italy's exotic automotive brands as the debt crisis cripples demand in southern Europe. Global sales of cars costing more than $130,000 are forecast to beat the 2007 peak this year and will climb 35 percent to almost 540,000 by 2015, according to IHS Automotive.... Read More »

 

LUCA CIFERRI

Maserati flagship leaves Chrysler roots behind

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 15, 2013
Maserati CEO Harald Wester gets mad when he hears that the new Quattroporte is based on Chrysler underpinnings.... Read More »

 

LUCA CIFERRI

Maserati flagship leaves Chrysler roots behind

3:57 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2013
There is not much Chrysler left in the new Quattroporte, Maserati's CEO says. Maserati is poised to begin its rebirth with a new Quattroporte large sedan that debuted today at the Detroit auto show, but the new sedan -- the flagship for the Fiat-Chrysler organization -- has very little North American content left.... Read More »

 

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