Federal government still working on investments in Fiat Chrysler, GM
Open to working with other automakers who submit plans to increase their footprints in Canad
Fiat Chrysler hires 4,100 Detroit residents for new plant
Part of a development deal with the city for the land where Mack assembly plant is being built.
[UPDATED] Unifor reaches tentative deal with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Union went into negotiations with concerns about restoring the third shift at FCA’s Windsor and Brampton facilities.
Unifor targets auto OEM as labour negotiations heat up
Ford picked as the template agreement. Union is pushing for commitments that new products will be made at Canadian plants.
Fiat Chrysler calls GM’s bribery allegations ‘preposterous’
GM alleged in a court filing last week that FCA spent millions on bribes by stashing the money in foreign accounts
Fiat Chrysler swings to loss as virus hits production, sales
Despite the crisis, terms of a full merger deal with French carmaker PSA Peugeot had not been changed.
Fiat Chrysler in talks with Foxconn to develop electric cars
A joint venture would focus first on China, the biggest market for electric vehicles.
Think tank says UAW deals increased automakers’ labour costs
Center for Automotive Research calculated GM and Ford will see total costs grow $8 per hour, Fiat Chrysler’s will rise by $11.
Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot sign deal for 50-50 merger
Creating the world’s fourth-largest automaker.
UAW workers ratify new contract with Fiat Chrysler
Deal extends a moratorium on outsourcing of jobs and will maintain its US presence through the life of the contract.
GM accuses Fiat Chrysler of bribing UAW to get lower costs
Lawsuit alleges FCA corrupted the bargaining process with the UAW in the 2009, 2011 and 2015 contracts.
Fiat Chrysler PSA deal likely to bring fewer brands, models
Will create the world’s fourth-largest auto company worth $50 billion.
Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot to create fourth biggest carmaker [UPDATED]
New company would be worth US$50 billion, with revenue of US$189 billion.
Fiat Chrysler merger with PSA appears headed for approval
Would create the world’s fourth-largest automaker with a combined market value of around US$50 billion.
Fiat Chrysler confirms talks with French carmaker Peugeot
Not specifying whether the goal is a full merger or a looser alliance.
GM deal costs make talks with Ford, Fiat Chrysler difficult
Pay raises and a huge signing bonus, union’s top-notch health care changed little.
UAW workers vote to authorize strikes against Detroit 3
But it doesn’t mean there will be a work stoppage. Contracts expire Sept. 14.
Fiat Chrysler pulls merger bid for Renault in surprise move
FCA cited “political conditions in France” for the withdrawal.
UPDATE: Fiat Chrysler wants to form global giant with Renault
Merged company would make some 8.7 million vehicles a year, leapfrogging GM and trailing only Volkswagen and Toyota.
Land deals, incentives okayed for new auto plant in Detroit
Michigan’s economic development board approved a US$223 million incentive package, the automaker will create 6,400 jobs.
FCA invests big in Michigan as analysts question future of Brampton plant
Investment in Canada’s vehicle assembly sector averaged just $1.2 billion a year between 2010 and 2017, down from $2.3 billion a year in the previous decade.
Fiat Chrysler: US$4.5B plan would add 6,500 Detroit area jobs
The investment would roughly double FCA’s hourly workforce in the city.
Fiat Chrysler to pay US$650M in emissions cheating case
Automaker will also need to pay about $280 million to compensate vehicle owners.
As GM cuts in US, Fiat Chrysler invests in Italian plants [UPDATED]
The all-electric 500 will be built in Mirafiori, in Turin, while the Alfa Romeo SUV will be built in Pomigliano, near Naples, along with the Panda.
Ailing auto CEO Marchionne had multiple roles, no script
Legacy is a corporate culture where “mediocrity is never, ever worth the trip.”
Fiat Chrysler is shaken without visionary CEO behind wheel
Marchionne steps down early because of severe health problems. Jeep executive Mike Manley is taking over.
Fiat Chrysler’s Marchionne says new CEO will be named this year
Candidates include Canadian Reid Bigland, former FCA Canada president and CEO.
FCA to invest $1B in Michigan plant, pay out bonuses
Warren Truck Assembly Plant will make the Ram Heavy Duty Truck starting in 2020.