Fiat Brand


Daimler, Renault, VW and Fiat cars on list of European industry's biggest money losers

Jan. 13, 2014 06:01 CET
Automakers from Fiat to Volkswagen and Daimler to Renault lost a combined 20 billion euros developing and selling models ranked in a top 10 list of the European auto industry's most “catastrophic” failures of the past 15 years.... Read More »


Fiat takes aim at Daimler to win car-sharing customers in Italy

Dec. 17, 2013 06:01 CET
Fiat will support the Enjoy car-sharing service with a fleet of its top-selling four-seat 500 minicar, which will be offered to users at a lower price than the two-seat Smart ForTwos from Daimler's Car2Go program.... Read More »


Tight race for top job at Fiat-Chrysler

Dec. 16, 2013 06:01 CET
GM's naming of a new CEO has turned the spotlight on who will succeed Sergio Marchionne at Fiat-Chrysler when he steps down.... Read More »


Tight race for top job at Chrysler-Fiat

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2013
As the CEO succession spotlight turns to Chrysler-Fiat it is still anybody's guess who will replace Sergio Marchionne, and what kind of management structure the company will install when the indefatigable Italian steps down.... Read More »


Fiat said to invest 9 billion euros to end Europe dip, revive Italy plants

Dec. 9, 2013 08:49 CET
Fiat Group plans to invest as much as 9 billion euros ($12.3 billion) on new models to end European losses in three years and revive nearly empty Italian factories, two people familiar with the matter said.... Read More »


Ram boss says small ProMaster City van is coming in late 2014

10:48 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
Ram brand head Reid Bigland today said Chrysler Group will bring the Fiat Doblo to the United States late next year and call it the ProMaster City.... Read More »



Mini retools Cooper with more room, high-tech gear

10:00 am U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2013
Mini -- feeling some heat from new rivals, notably the Fiat 500 and Chevy Spark -- is upping its game with the third-generation Cooper hardtop and loading the venerable mini car with premium high-tech safety, performance and infotainment features.... Read More »



Fiat builds on its strength – minicars – to revive slumping sales

Nov. 5, 2013 06:15 CET
Fiat aims to win back customers to its core brand with the likely expansion of its Panda and 500 model lines to 12 derivatives that will cover the minicar, subcompact and compact segments.... Read More »


ANE monthly e-magazine goes live Monday

Nov. 1, 2013 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine looks at a battle between Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz that goes beyond unit sales. The German automakers are constantly trying to out-engineer one another with their money-making high-performance subbrands.... Read More »


Fiat's Serbian unit halts production

Oct. 31, 2013 13:38 CET
Fiat's Serbian unit has halted production after a supplier was unable to deliver parts, the company said on Thursday. "Production ceased on Wednesday and we still don't know when it will resume," Fiat spokeswoman Aleksandra Rankovic said.... Read More »


Dealers fume as Fiat's U.S. comeback stalls

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2013
This summer, Fiat dealers finally got a second nameplate, the 500L, to sell. Despite high hopes, the new car has failed to boost the brand's U.S. sales. After a 24 percent decline in September, Fiat brand sales are the same -- 32,743 -- as they were through nine months of 2012. Demand has stagnated despite the addition of the 500L compact hatchback and more Fiat dealerships than last year.... Read More »


Fiat delays Alfa Romeo's U.S. return to second quarter of 2014

12:19 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 24, 2013
Fiat is delaying the return of the Alfa Romeo brand to the United States until the second quarter of 2014, alliance partner Chrysler said today. Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat and Chrysler, previously said the U.S. automaker would start selling the compact 4C sports car this year.... Read More »


Fiat delays Alfa Romeo's U.S. return until 2014

Sept. 24, 2013 18:19 CET
Fiat is delaying Alfa Romeo's U.S. return until the second quarter of 2014.... Read More »


Chrysler jump-starts electrification effort

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 23, 2013
Chrysler has begun a search for engineers to lead an electrification push in North America for both its domestic lineup and Fiat.... Read More »


Fiat lineup to add 5 variants

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 23, 2013
Fiat Group plans to add five Fiat-brand variants in the next two years.... Read More »


Fiat will produce 5 new namesake-brand models in next 2 years

Sept. 18, 2013 11:53 CET
Fiat plans to produce four new models of the 500 minicar family and one new version of its Panda minicar... Read More »


Fiat to produce 5 new models in next 2 years

5:53 am U.S. ET | Sept. 18, 2013
Fiat plans to produce four new models of the 500 minicar family and one new version of its Panda minicar... Read More »


Pininfarina eyes comeback as coachbuilder

Sept. 13, 2013 06:01 CET
The improved ability of automakers to build small batches of specialty cars in-house, combined with the global recession, made life difficult for coachbuilders. But with the economy improving, Italian styling house Pininfarina is looking to re-enter the game.... Read More »


Chrysler-Fiat exec: EVs a low priority until buyers become willing to pay

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2013
Chrysler and Fiat will broaden their North American lineups with more diesels and small turbocharged gasoline engines instead of investing in electrified powertrains, said Bob Lee, global powertrain head of Fiat and Chrysler.... Read More »



Is Tesla worth more than America's entire coal industry?

5:33 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2013
There was disbelief when Tesla Motors' market capitalization passed that of longtime automaker Peugeot, then that of Chrysler owner Fiat, then that of both Peugeot and Fiat combined.... Read More »


Fiat fails to get judge's valuation of VEBA fund's Chrysler stock

July 31, 2013 06:01 CET
Fiat failed to persuade a judge to set the value of some Chrysler shares now owned by a union healthcare fund, probably delaying a push to complete the combination of the two companies.... Read More »


Fiat fails to get judge's valuation of VEBA fund's Chrysler stock

6:33 pm U.S. ET | July 30, 2013
Fiat failed to persuade a judge to set the value of some Chrysler Group shares now owned by a union health-care fund, probably delaying a push to complete the combination of the two companies.... Read More »


Car body bodies

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 15, 2013
Chrysler Group's Fiat brand used body paint and a dozen models and contortionists to build a human representation of its Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio for the annual body issue of ESPN The Magazine. The print ad, with the tag line "Made of pure muscle," appears in the July 22 issue.... Read More »


In new Fiat ad, the car is alive

2:14 pm U.S. ET | July 12, 2013
Remember Fiat's 2011 Super Bowl commercial, "Seduction," in which a beautiful woman turned out to be a Fiat 500 Abarth? Well, you won't be fooled this time. In a print ad for the 500 Abarth in ESPN The Magazine's upcoming Body Issue, the "car" is actually made up of beautiful women.... Read More »



'Fiat in Tennessee' is absurd -- and yet …

1:02 pm U.S. ET | July 10, 2013
Last month, the governor of Tennessee had the audacity to propose to Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne that the Italian automaker move its global headquarters to Tennessee.... Read More »


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