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Maserati on track to meet sales targets, CEO Wester says

June 19, 2014 15:45 CET
Maserati is on track to meet sales targets of 50,000 in 2015 and 75,000 in 2018, CEO Harald Wester said. The company sold 15,400 cars globally in 2013....
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Ferrari chairman dismisses talk of Alitalia job

June 19, 2014 12:54 CET
Ferrari Chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo has dismissed press reports that say he could become the next chairman of ailing airline Alitalia....
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New Alfa dealers, lots of orders

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16, 2014
Newly minted Alfa Romeo dealerships in the United States and Canada are about to receive their first cars. Many of the vehicles are already spoken for....
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Fiat board authorizes $5.4B bond sale to refinance debt, approves Chrysler merger

2:49 pm U.S. ET | June 15, 2014
Fiat's board authorized the carmaker to raise as much as $5.4 billion by issuing new bonds, giving the company flexibility to refinance debt as it implements its merger with Chrysler....
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Fiat finance unit says Luxembourg tax ruling is legitimate

June 11, 2014 18:39 CET
Fiat's finance unit said it was confident of the legitimacy of a tax deal with Luxembourg that the European Commission is currently investigating....
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Marchionne insists Fiat Chrysler needs 9 brands; market watchers disagree

June 11, 2014 06:01 CET
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne wants his recently merged nine-brand automaker to more than double vehicle sales and operating profit, but analysts doubt there will be enough cash to fund volume growth....
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Chrysler awards 86 Alfa franchises in U.S., Canada

9:48 am U.S. ET | June 10, 2014
Chrysler Group has awarded 86 Alfa Romeo franchises in the United States and Canada ahead of the Italian brand's return to the United States later this year....
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Maserati to lift Ghibli, Quattroporte production 20%, reports say

9:26 am U.S. ET | June 10, 2014
Maserati plans to increase production of its Ghibli and Quattroporte sedans by about 20 percent in a sign that Fiat's upscale shift is starting to gain traction, people familiar with the matter said....
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PSA, Honda have factories at risk of closure, analysts say

June 10, 2014 06:01 CET
A number of car factories are at risk of closure because of overcapacity in the European auto industry. PSA's factory in Rennes, France, and Honda's plant in Gebze, Turkey, are highest on the list, according researchers....
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Fiat to get Mitsubishi pickup, sources say

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9, 2014
Fiat will team up with Mitsubishi to add a long-promised large pickup to its lineups in Europe and Latin America....
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Record monthly Jeep sales push Chrysler Group up 17%

12:54 pm U.S. ET | June 3, 2014
Hot Jeep sales helped push Chrysler Group's U.S. sales up 17 percent in May. The company reported monthly sales of 194,421 units in May, its 50th consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains....
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2 automotive dynasties make 'most powerful' cut

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 2, 2014
Town & Country, chronicler of the ultrarich and famous, has come out with its second annual "T&C 50" -- a list of the "world's most powerful" families. Among the great and glamorous dynasties included in the May issue are a pair of automotive clans -- the Agnellis of Fiat fame and the Porsche-Piech brood, descendants of Ferdinand Porsche....
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EDITORIAL

2-tier wages served a purpose, but not anymore

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 2, 2014
It's unlikely that the UAW and Detroit 3 can eliminate two-tier wages in the next round of contract negotiations. But labor and management should use the opportunity to whittle away at the inequities inherent in the wage system....
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Fiat to get Mitsubishi pickup, sources say

May 31, 2014 06:01 CET
Fiat will team with Mitsubishi to add a long-promised large pickup in Europe and Latin America, sources said. Mitsubishi will provide Fiat with a variant of the L200, the sources said....
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Fiat, BMW, others may miss Europe's 2021 CO2 target, study says

May 27, 2014 21:11 CET
Fiat and BMW may miss the EU's tougher CO2 target that takes effect in 2021, according to a study, which said that Honda, Hyundai, Mazda and Suzuki also could struggle to cut pollution in time to avoid fines....
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Fiat scales back Lancia as brand is banished to Italy

May 24, 2014 06:01 CET
Lancia, the Italian car brand that once glided up the streets of Saint-Tropez alongside film star Brigitte Bardot, will soon just be available in one no-frills subcompact model that will only be sold in Italy....
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Marchionne urges U.S. customers not to buy Fiat 500e

May 24, 2014 06:01 CET
Fiat boss Sergio Marchionne has a request for potential buyers of the automaker's Fiat 500e electric car in the United States: Don't buy it. He's tired of losing money....
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Fiat will invest $773 million in Polish plant, gov't says

May 21, 2014 12:52 CET
Fiat plans to invest about 2.36 billion zlotys ($773 million) to upgrade its factory in southern Poland where it plans to start the production of a new Fiat model, the Polish government said....
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Chrysler posts loss on acquisition costs

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 19, 2014
Chrysler Group reported a loss of $690 million in the first quarter as $1.2 billion in charges from its completed acquisition by Fiat S.p.A. offset strong sales....
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More hybrids to help Chrysler hit mpg target

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 19, 2014
Only two new electrified vehicles were listed on the five-year product plan that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles presented to analysts this month. But last week, CEO Sergio Marchionne said to expect more. The only electrified vehicle the company sells now is a battery version of the Fiat 500 minicar, which is sold only in California and will be sold in Portland, Ore., by late summer....
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European auto sales expand at slowest pace in 5 months

7:18 am U.S. ET | May 16, 2014
European car sales rose at the slowest pace in five months in April as doubts about economic growth in the region contributed to a drop in deliveries in Germany, Europe's biggest market....
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Fiat Chrysler will be OK if it misses lofty targets, Marchionne says

May 14, 2014 10:31 CET
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said the company will be much stronger than it is today at the end of his plan to sell 7 million cars by 2018, even if it misses the targets he set last week....
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Marchionne: Chrysler to embrace hybrids to meet mpg rules

3:04 pm U.S. ET | May 13, 2014
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne said today that Chrysler Group increasingly will have to turn to electrification of its vehicles to meet the government's rules requiring cars and light trucks to average 54.5 mpg by the 2025 model year....
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Fiat Chrysler's latest plan: Realistic or unreal?

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
The new five-year plan laid out last week by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles left many analysts and investors wondering whether the executive team was hallucinating for the second time in five years....
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Chrysler posts $690 million Q1 net loss on merger costs

9:05 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
Chrysler Group reported a net loss of $690 million as it paid transaction costs associated with its completed merger with Fiat. The net loss was the first for Chrysler since the second quarter of 2011....
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Fewer bosses, Disney savvy, $2 idea lift stores

Fewer bosses, Disney savvy, $2 idea lift stores

A Chrysler Group dealership chain is stripping away layers of management to sell cars faster. A Chevrolet-Cadillac store is enchanting customers through Disney training. Mon., July 21
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