Stellantis: World’s 4th-Largest Automaker Launches Today

Collectively, the company will have 39 electrified vehicle models by the end of 2021. Image courtesy of Stellantis NV. Stellantis NV launched today. The new automaker was created through the merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Groupe PSA, owners of the Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Opel, and Vauxhall brands. Based in

FCA to invest $250 million in India; to launch 4 new SUVs

Jeep plans to launch a new 7-seater SUV in India and will start local assembly of the Wrangler and Grand Cherokee. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is planning to invest US$ 250 million in its India unit, taking its total investment in the country to over US$ 700 million. The company

Only FCA, Kia exports grow amidst slowdown

Once Sonet exports start in full swing, Kia could become the 3rd largest exporter after Hyundai and Maruti. Of all the carmakers in India that export vehicles, only Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Kia have reported increase in numbers. FCA exports the Jeep Compass to other RHD markets across the

FCA to set up IT centre in Hyderabad

According to a media report, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is setting up a 2,000-capacity IT centre in Hyderabad. The FCA facility will be located at the Salarpuria Knowledge City at Raidurg – Hyderabad’s IT hub.   This new facility will augment the existing Engineering teams in Pune and Chennai. The

FCA: Windsor Plant To Be Retooled To Produce Electrified Vehicles

New multi-energy vehicle architecture with PHEV/BEV vehicle capability, and at least one new model on that architecture is coming. The Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has officially announced a three-year agreement with Unifor, confirming initial reports about new, EV-related investments in Canada. The total amount of the investment will be up to CAD

FCA launches Drive Forward campaign in the US – online sales platform, 0% financing for seven years

With automotive sales taking a bit hit due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has launched its “Drive Forward” campaign in the United States. The campaign is similar to what General Motors has done a few weeks ago, where “well qualified” buyers will be offered 0% financing for

FCA Follows GM in 20% Pay Deferral for Workers

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is deferring 20% of salaried workers’ pay, following GM’s lead last week. FCA’s only lasts through June, for now; GM’s goes until March 2021 at the latest. FCA CEO Mike Manley’s salary is being cut in half. It’s not just the small- and bigwigs getting a cut.

U.S. Regulator To Review Recommendation On Fiat Chrysler’s Jeep Complaint Against Mahindra

A U.S. regulator said it will review part of a recommendation made last fall that India’s Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd infringed upon the intellectual property rights of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Jeep SUV design. The International Trade Commission (ITC) on Wednesday said it would review an administrative law judge’s initial determination

FCA, PSA to sign merger agreement in coming weeks

The marriage between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and France’s PSA Group, the maker of Peugeot and Citroen cars, will soon be finalised. According to Reuters, both carmakers have told employees that they would sign a binding merger agreement in the coming weeks. According to the newswire, which obtained two separate