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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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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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Check out the ANE e-magazine for June

June 2, 2014 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine is ready for you to view. This month's edition looks at Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn's plan catch industry leaders Toyota, VW and GM....
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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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Marchionne pins success of Fiat Chrysler plan on U.S.

3:34 pm U.S. ET | June 1, 2014
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne said a good performance by its U.S. operations will be crucial for the success...
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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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ANE's June e-magazine goes live Monday

May 30, 2014 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine goes live on Monday, June 2. This month's edition examines Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn's plan to challenge Toyota, VW and GM....
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Dr. Z's diagnosis: Product will drive Chrysler success

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2014
Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche says he formed an emotional bond with Chrysler while running the company from 2000 to 2005, when it was owned by Daimler. And so he says he watches what happens at Chrysler with special interest....
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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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Consumers could pay costs of constant recalls, Marchionne says

May 22, 2014 06:01 CET
The costs of handling vehicle recalls may soon be passed to consumers if the volume and pace of recalls following GM's ignition switch crisis become the norm, Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne said....
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Marchionne says automakers now more sensitive to safety issues

May 22, 2014 12:10 CET
Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne said that the fallout from GM's delay in recalling millions of cars for faulty ignition switches has prompted automakers to be more sensitive to safety issues....
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Marchionne: Consumers could pay costs of constant recalls

2:47 pm U.S. ET | May 21, 2014
Costs related to handling vehicle recalls could soon be shifted to consumers if the pace and volume of vehicle recalls following General Motors' ignition switch crisis become the norm, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said today....
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Brembo boosts N.A. business with $115 million plant expansion

8:17 pm U.S. ET | May 21, 2014
Brembo, the storied Italian brake supplier to Ferrari, Porsche and Formula One race cars, is developing a major presence in the North American market. On Wednesday, the company announced the $115 million expansion of its brake component plant in Michigan....
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Fiat Chrysler plans finance-focused staff at London HQ

May 20, 2014 06:01 CET
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' new London headquarters will have a staff of about 50 people, most of whom will have a finance background, said two people familiar with the details of the automaker's plan to shift its tax residency to the UK....
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Hellcat-powered Challenger SRT gets big boost to fight Mustang, Camaro

9:00 am U.S. ET | May 20, 2014
The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT unveiled today is Chrysler Group's first use of a new 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 engine rated at more than 600 hp to take on the Ford Mustang GT500 and Camaro ZL1....
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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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Chrysler makes 9-speeds at plant it once ditched

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 17, 2014
Chrysler Group began producing new fuel-saving transmissions last month at a 782,000-square-foot plant about an hour north of Indianapolis that it once abandoned....
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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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JASON STEIN

Marchionne lets the secrets flow

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 13, 2014
Sergio Marchionne last week showed us how to open up a little more and how to let our secrets flow....
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JASON STEIN

Marchionne still goes his own way with tell-all strategy

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
As if Sergio Marchionne and his ubiquitous black sweater haven't done enough to shake up fashion, last week he showed us how to open up a little more, how to let our secrets flow....
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Marchionne's take on aluminum? Ram not an option

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
Marchionne says Chrysler will be watching Ford's rollout of its aluminum 2015 F-150 very closely to gauge market acceptance....
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Sergio: The reward is down the road

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
Sergio Marchionne's new five-year plan for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles won't start rewarding shareholders until 2017 at the earliest. Some wonder if there will ever be a payout....
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Who will build the new Jeeps?

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
When the Allied armies won World War II overseas, they did so in a Jeep....
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EDITORIAL

Can FCA do it? Don't bet against Marchionne

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne's personal style cannot obscure how challenging it will be for Fiat Chrysler to reach the targets it laid out last week. Despite Marchionne's explanation, there are doubts about how the automaker will raise the capital it needs. Still, it's a bold move....
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