Fiat Brand

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 »

 

MARK RECHTIN

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 »

 

LINDSAY CHAPPELL

'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 »

 

Fiat's Serbia unit trims output forecast for 500L range

July 5, 2013 11:13 CET
Fiat's Serbian unit has cut its annual production estimate for the 500L lineup on delays in launching the model range in Russia, the plant's CEO said. Serbia has a free-trade agreement with Russia -- but it currently excludes cars.... Read More »

 

Fiat-Chrysler to build 280,000 Fiat and Jeep small SUVs in Italy, sources say

July 4, 2013 06:01 CET
Fiat-Chrysler plans to build up to 280,000 small SUVs a year in Italy for the Fiat and Jeep brands, sources say. Production will start in June 2014 with the as-yet-unnamed Jeep variant followed three months later by the Fiat 500X. The planned annual volume for the Jeep is up to 150,000 units while Fiat's version will account for 130,000.... Read More »

 

Fiat adds seven-seat minivan to 500 range

June 25, 2013 06:01 CET
Fiat has released pictures of the seven-seat 500L Living minivan, the latest variant to the 500 range and one of only two product launches from the brand this year.... Read More »

 

Opel convertible, minicar make Akerson's wish list for Buick

June 24, 2013 06:01 CET
Opel's Adam minicar and Cascada convertible would look good in the U.S. showrooms of Opel's sister brand, Buick, General Motors Co. CEO Dan Akerson thinks.... Read More »

 

Fiat is getting its own factory reps for dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 24, 2013
Fiat is hiring its own field staff to work with its 205 U.S. dealerships as the brand starts selling its first four-door hatchback, the 500L. Fiat dealerships had been handled by factory reps that also visited Chrysler stores. Most Fiat dealerships are owned by Chrysler dealers.... Read More »

 

A Fiat 500 with 7 seats

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 24, 2013
Fiat will launch an extra-long version of the 500L four-door hatchback in Europe next month. The vehicle, called the 500L Living, is not planned for the United States. At 171.3 inches, the Living is 7.9 inches longer than the 2014 Fiat 500L now on sale in Europe. That's enough to add a third row of seats, making it a seven-seater.... Read More »

 

Opel convertible, minicar make Akerson's wish list for Buick

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 24, 2013
Opel's Adam minicar and Cascada convertible would look awfully nice in Buick's U.S. showrooms. At least that's what the head of General Motors thinks. During an investor conference at GM's suburban Detroit proving grounds this month, CEO Dan Akerson lamented the decision by GM ahead of its 2009 bankruptcy -- and before he took over -- to develop the two cars for the Chinese market but not for the United States.... Read More »

 

500 too small? Larger 500L to the rescue

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 17, 2013
Since returning to America in 2011, Fiat and its struggling dealers have been getting by on just the 500. But the cars that rolled off a transport ship from Europe in June promise to change that. The four-door 2014 Fiat 500L, going on sale this month in Fiat's 205 dealerships in the United States, shares most of its name with the smaller 500 coupe, but that's about all it shares.... Read More »

 

Chevy hikes Volt spiffs to spur sales, lower stockpiles

2:55 pm U.S. ET | June 11, 2013
GM is boosting incentives on the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid to spur sales and lower stockpiles amid price cuts and lease deals on the Nissan Leaf and Fiat 500e electric vehicles.... Read More »

 

NICK GIBBS

Ford Ka faces uncertain future

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 5, 2013
The future of the Ford Ka appears uncertain after a senior marketing executive said that the minicar has been left out of a new, brandwide advertising campaign.... Read More »

 

BMW hints at new superluxury coupe with Pininfarina's touch

1:13 pm U.S. ET | May 24, 2013
BMW unveiled today a concept for a superluxury coupe to rival Daimler's Mercedes-Benz CL model. The BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupe -- gran lusso is Italian for superluxury -- marks the first time the famed Italian design house Pininfarina has cooperated with the German automaker.... Read More »

 

BMW hints at superluxury coupe with Pininfarina's touch

May 24, 2013 19:13 CET
BMW unveiled a concept for a superluxury coupe to rival the Mercedes- CL. The BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupe marks the first time Pininfarina has cooperated with the automaker.... Read More »

 

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