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Ford settles suit with John Cena over sold GT supercar

8:46 am U.S. ET | June 19, 2018
Professional wrestler John Cena has settled with Ford following the automaker's lawsuit against him for his sale of his 2017 Liquid Blue GT supercar.

Fiat, Jeep, Alfa Romeo will skip Paris auto show

June 13, 2018 10:54 CET
FCA's Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Jeep and Abarth brands will not take part in this year's Paris auto show, according to French media reports. FCA joins automakers including Ford and VW brand in skipping one of Europe's top showcases for product debuts.

Alfa Romeo's new halo model has some history

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 11, 2018
The Alfa Romeo 8C is still a bit of a mystery to many in the U.S. The model was offered in only a handful of dealerships when Alfa Romeo "returned" to the United States 10 years ago with a single model.

FCA's plan: Fresh products in hot segments

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 4, 2018
If FCA's five-year forecast comes to pass, dealers will get products including a new three-row Jeep Grand Cherokee, a midsize Ram pickup, several new or updated Alfa Romeos, a Tesla-fighting Maserati coupe and a midsize Maserati plug-in hybrid crossover.

FCA’s 5-YEAR PLAN

Fiat Chrysler bets on electrification for Alfa, Jeep and Maserati

June 1, 2018 16:23 CET
Fiat Chrysler's plans to offer electrified versions across its entire Alfa Romeo, Maserati and Jeep lineups is a significant shift for a company that is a latecomer to the technology.

Alfa revives halo 8C, GTV sports cars; promises 2 new SUVs

June 1, 2018 13:26 CET
Alfa Romeo plans to revive its 8C supercar and GTV sports car in a bid to reboot the iconic FCA brand that has failed to meet ambitious growth targets in the past.

Fiat Chrysler said to plan huge production shift in Italy

May 18, 2018 13:36 CET
FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne is preparing to unveil a sweeping transformation of production in Italy that will see the automaker stop building the Fiat Punto and Alfa Romeo MiTo small cars in favor of Maserati and Jeep models, Bloomberg reported.

John Cena fights to dismiss Ford suit over flipped GT

10:04 am U.S. ET | Feb. 15, 2018
Professional wrestler-turned-actor John Cena filed a motion to dismiss Ford's lawsuit against him for flipping his 2017 Liquid Blue GT supercar.

Kuniskis' job: Fan excitement for Alfa, Maserati

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 11, 2018
Tim Kuniskis, the car-crazy U.S. sales guy handed control of FCA's celebrated Alfa Romeo and Maserati brands, knows something about creating excitement.

FCA shifts Kuniskis to Alfa, Maserati; Bigland role reduced

12:35 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 5, 2018
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles named Tim Kuniskis to be the new global head for Maserati and Alfa Romeo while trimming some responsibilities from the brands' multitasking former boss, U.S. sales chief Reid Bigland.

Maserati Levante production will be reduced, union says

Feb. 5, 2018 15:29 CET
Fiat Chrysler will cut working hours at the Italian factory that builds the Maserati Levante to adjust production to demand, a union said.

FCA: Fleet decline triggers 13% drop; Jeep gains 2.2%

10:31 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2018
FCA US recorded a 17th consecutive month of declining sales in January, falling 13 percent to 132,803 vehicles.

Alfa Romeo losses shrinking, will miss profit target

Jan. 26, 2018 09:30 CET
Alfa Romeo will miss its target to make a profit this year, although its losses are shrinking, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne told analysts.

Alfa Romeo's 2017 production surged 62% on new models

Jan. 10, 2018 11:51 CET
Alfa Romeo increased production by 62 percent last year, boosted by sales of the Giulia sedan and Stelvio SUV, but the brand still fell short of Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne's expectations.

Detroit auto show preview: Acura to Ford

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2018
A roundup of brands, from Acura to Ford, that will unveil new product at the Detroit auto show.

Ford sues pro wrestler John Cena for reselling his 2017 GT supercar

12:23 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 1, 2017
Ford is laying the legal smack down on WWE star John Cena. The automaker filed a lawsuit against the pro wrestler after Cena resold his 2017 Liquid Blue Ford GT less than a month after owning it.

Kia, Alfa finalists for North American vehicles of the year for first time

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 29, 2017
Kia and Alfa Romeo have for the first time ever been named finalists for the North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year Awards. The nine vehicles still in the running for the 2018 awards also include two chances for Honda to extend its winning streak to a third consecutive year.

Alfa Romeo returns to F1, powered by Ferrari engines

Nov. 29, 2017 11:57 CET
Alfa Romeo will return to Formula One racing with the Sauber F1 team in a move that could polish its image as parent Fiat Chrysler seeks to rebuild the brand's upscale reputation.

FCA: Every brand but Alfa Romeo declines

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 7, 2017
FCA US continued its down streak into its 14th month in October, as sales fell 13 percent to 153,373 vehicles.

FCA: Every brand but Alfa Romeo declines

10:41 am U.S. ET | Nov. 1, 2017
FCA US continued its down streak into its 14th month in October, as sales fell 13 percent to 153,373 vehicles.

Alfa Romeo, Maserati production cut after China sales blow

Oct. 18, 2017 09:20 CET
Fiat Chrysler has cut production at Italian factories building the Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV and Giulia sedan and the Maserati Levante SUV after new Chinese import rules hit sales, according to union sources.

FCA: Another decline as fleets fall

10:23 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3, 2017
FCA sales dropped 9.7 percent in September on a sharp pullback of fleet sales, while the automaker's sales at retail ticked up slightly.

FCA will press on with Marelli spinoff, Marchionne says

Oct. 2, 2017 15:12 CET
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will push ahead with a plan to separate auto parts unit Magneti Marelli next year, FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne said. The CEO added that it was still premature to spin off the company's Alfa Romeo and Maserati brands.

Midsize coupe is next for Alfa

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 18, 2017
With three nameplates now making up Alfa Romeo's U.S. lineup, Fiat Chrysler's resurrection of the brand gets more complicated given the global decline in sedan and coupe sales.

Jeep, Ram kick off product renewal drive

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 18, 2017
With the exception of a few major projects for its Jeep and Ram brands, FCA has slowed some product development activities while trying to hit aggressive financial targets for 2018 that the automaker set in 2014.

 
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Why BMW's new 3 series needs to up its game

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Why Chinese cars, crossovers should worry Europe's brands

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