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Minicars fare worst in U.S. frontal crash test, report says

Jan. 22, 2014 10:49 CET
Minicars such as the Fiat 500 and Honda Fit performed worse than any other vehicle segment in a U.S. frontal crash test that mimics what happens when a car hits another vehicle, utility pole or tree....
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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....
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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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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....
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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....
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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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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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...
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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...
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