Italy

Italy-built Jeep will still appeal to U.S. buyers, brand boss says

March 6, 2014 13:06 CET
Jeep's new Italy-built Renegade will be the brand's first model built exclusively outside of the United States, but this will not deter fans of the iconic U.S. marque from buying the small SUV, Jeep boss Mike Manley said....
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FEBRUARY SALES EUROPE

Europe's car-sales recovery continues but France lags behind

March 3, 2014 10:44 CET
Strong new-car sales in Germany, Italy and Spain last month added to the growing optimism over Europe's market recovery, though a dip in French demand suggests the recovery remains uneven....
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Fiat's UK-style revival plan faces Italian hurdles

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2014
Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne plans to use sporty new Alfa Romeos and sleek Maseratis in a bid to repeat in Italy what British brands like Mini and Jaguar have achieved under foreign ownership....
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Fiat's UK-style revival plan faces Italian hurdles

March 1, 2014 10:35 CET
Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne plans to use sporty new Alfa Romeos and sleek Maseratis in a bid to repeat in Italy what British brands like Mini and Jaguar have achieved under foreign ownership....
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Ferrari denies move from Italy to the Netherlands

Feb. 7, 2014 12:29 CET
Ferrari said it does not plan to move to the Netherlands from Italy after parent Fiat decided to create a Dutch holding company for the merged Fiat-Chrysler group....
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German car sales rise 7% in January

Feb. 4, 2014 11:46 CET
New-car sales in Germany rose 7 percent in January as Europe's biggest market joined France, Italy and Spain in reporting higher year-on-year registrations....
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Baby Jeep hits the road in Italy

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2014
Heavily disguised units of Jeep's first subcompact SUV that were spotted here recently suggest a baby brother to the four-door Wrangler Unlimited....
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Maserati boom signals Fiat's shift from its Italian past

Jan. 30, 2014 12:41 CET
Fiat made its name building modest cars such as the tiny 500. With the acquisition of Chrysler, CEO Sergio Marchionne is shifting the company away from the European mass market to build upscale cars for wealthy Americans, Chinese and Europeans....
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Fiat moving tax base to UK to woo U.S. investors, chairman says

Jan. 30, 2014 10:42 CET
Fiat wants to establish the tax domicile of the new Fiat Chrysler Automobiles group in the UK to help woo U.S. investors, the carmaker's chairman, John Elkann, told an Italian newspaper....
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NEWS ANALYSIS

For Marchionne, shift in Fiat headquarters risks political pain for tax gain

Jan. 28, 2014 06:01 CET
Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne plans to move the group's headquarters out of Italy. But he must tread carefully in the U.S. and Italy, whose governments have bailed out Chrysler and funded layoffs at Fiat....
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NEWS ANALYSIS

For Marchionne, shift in Fiat headquarters risks political pain for tax gain

3:53 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2014
Fiat boss Sergio Marchionne, the veteran dealmaker who has just wrested full control of Chrysler Group from its union retirees, is about to unveil his next trick: moving the group's 115-year-old headquarters out of Italy....
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Brembo's Bombassei becomes billionaire on brakes for Ferrari, Porsche

Jan. 25, 2014 06:15 CET
Italian brake supplier Brembo established its foothold in racing 40 years ago with Ferrari. Since then, Brembo has expanded into a business that has made the company's chairman, Alberto Bombassei, a billionaire....
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Fiat's Mirafiori production revamp imminent, union sources say

Jan. 8, 2014 11:20 CET
Fiat Group will begin modifying production lines at its Mirafiori plant near Turin very soon, union sources said. The plant is expected to build the Maserati Levante SUV, which will go on sale next year....
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Lamborghini unveils Gallardo replacement

Jan. 8, 2014 06:01 CET
The new 601-hp Lamborghini Huracan is the latest in the automaker's line of supercars. The mid-engined coupe replaces the most successful Lamborghini model of all time, the Gallardo....
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Lamborghini unveils Gallardo replacement

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2014
The new 601-hp Lamborghini Huracan is the latest in the automaker's line of supercars. The mid-engined coupe replaces the most successful Lamborghini model of all time, the Gallardo....
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Car-sales rise in southern Europe fails to halt regional decline in 2013

Jan. 6, 2014 10:15 CET
A rise in December new-car sales in France, Italy and Spain points to a pick-up in demand in southern Europe, although not enough to avoid a sixth straight annual decline in the overall European market in 2013....
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Fiat-Chrysler likely to list stock in New York, further sidelining Italy

Jan. 6, 2014 06:01 CET
CEO Sergio Marchionne's merger of carmakers Fiat and Chrysler will probably entail a share listing in the United States that cements North America as the group's new center of gravity and further sidelines Italy....
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Fiat-Chrysler likely to list stock in New York, further sidelining Italy

3:47 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2014
CEO Sergio Marchionne's merger of carmakers Fiat and Chrysler will probably entail a share listing in the United States that cements North America as the group's new center of gravity and further sidelines Italy....
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Fiat says Italian plants strategy is showing 'positive' results

Dec. 20, 2013 16:42 CET
The first results of Fiat's move to use its plants in Italy to focus on higher-margin brands and build vehicles for export are encouraging, Fiat Chairman John Elkann and CEO Sergio Marchionne said....
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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....
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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....
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Italy slump continues as November car sales fall 5%

Dec. 3, 2013 09:55 CET
New-car sales in Italy fell 5 percent in November continuing a slump in deliveries in Europe's fourth-largest car market....
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Fiat declines to take part in reorganized Italian auto show

Nov. 16, 2013 10:02 CET
Fiat said it will not take part in Italy's only annual car show next year, dealing a further blow to the event that was cancelled this year due to a lack of exhibitors....
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Italian car show finds new home in Milan for 2014

Nov. 16, 2013 06:01 CET
Italy's only annual car show will take place in Milan next year, moving from Bologna after this year's event was cancelled due to a lack of exhibitors in a moribund local market....
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Italian car show finds new home in Milan for 2014

Nov. 15, 2013 17:09 CET
Italy's only annual car show will take place in Milan next year, moving from Bologna after this year's event was cancelled due to a lack of exhibitors in a moribund local market....
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