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July 25, 2018  

Sergio Marchionne, who saved Fiat and Chrysler, has died

Unexpected complications from surgery in Zurich.

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March 2, 2017  

Canadian auto sales hit all time monthly high for February

Cars and light trucks totalled 123,032 last month, up 3.2% from last year.

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October 22, 2015  

Lexus tops Consumer Reports reliability survey

The worst performers were Infiniti, Cadillac, Ram, Jeep and Fiat among 28 brands.

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February 26, 2015  

Lexus tops auto dependability survey

Fiat was the worst performing brand, with 273 problems per 100 vehicles.

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December 17, 2014  

Fiat’s Chrysler division changes name to FCA US

Part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ renaming of its mass-market brands.

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December 15, 2014  

UAW chief says automakers can hike wages and stay competitive

Contract talks open with Fiat Chrysler, Ford and General Motors this summer.

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November 4, 2014  

Chrysler tops auto sales in October as industry hits record pace

Automakers sold 154,949 cars and trucks last month, a 6.5% increase from October 2013.

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July 18, 2014  

Fiat denies report of merger talks with VW aimed at Chrysler takeover

Media report suggested VW was interested in acquiring Chrysler to improve its struggling footing in the US.

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July 3, 2014  

Chrysler, Ford report increase in June sales

The month was a generally positive one for most Canadian automakers.

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May 7, 2014  

Fiat Chrysler to drop Dodge minivan, invest in Jeep and Alfa

The company wants to grow sales 60% to more than 7 million cars and trucks by 2018.

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August 6, 2013  

New Chrysler midsize on schedule despite production hiccups

New model, expected in showrooms by early 2014, will replace the aging Chrysler 200.

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August 2, 2013  

Big July for Chrysler as it tops Canadian auto sales

Ford sells nearly 194,000 vehicles in the US, led by the F-Series pickup.

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June 5, 2013  

A defiant Chrysler refuses to recall about 2.7M Jeeps

Vehicle safety agency found that the Jeeps’ fuel tanks can fail when hit from the rear.

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May 8, 2013  

China’s struggling automakers look to SUV boom to drive sales

Fatter profit margins for SUVs are a financial lifeline to a Chinese industry squeezed by global brands making inroads into its market.

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April 29, 2013  

Chrysler profits fall 65% on lower shipments, launches of key vehicles

Company attributes decline to the end of production of the Jeep Liberty SUV at a factory in Ohio.

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January 18, 2013  

Fiat, Mazda to design roadster based on iconic MX 5

Cars will be based on the same platform, but will feature different styling and engines.

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November 28, 2012  

Chrysler looks to boost Fiat sales with new 500s

Automaker introduces electric and 4-door version of its stylish compact.

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October 30, 2012  

Toyota tops Consumer Reports’ reliability rankings

Seven Japanese brands take top 10 spots, causing trouble for US and European competition.

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October 15, 2012  

CNH rejects parent Fiat Industrial’s merger bid

Efforts are underway to salvage the deal with revised terms.

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October 10, 2012  

Driving natural gas

Westport Innovations makes the case for natural gas powered vehicles.

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September 24, 2012  

Fiat confirms it will remain in Italy

Automaker will refocus its Italian plants on exports.

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September 19, 2012  

Fiat to address Italy plant closures this weekend

Marchionne says there’s no plan to move the automaker from Italy, but it will review investments and slow down new car rollouts.

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September 17, 2012  

Italy calls on Fiat to clarify expansion plans

Italy’s economic development minister says the automaker has a responsibility to reveal plans to its workers.

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July 4, 2012  

Fiat ups stake in Chrysler to 61.8%

Automaker acquires from a trust fund that manages health care for pensioners.

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May 24, 2012  

PLANT takes on Centro Ricerche Fiat [VIDEO]

A look inside the facility responsible for the super-cool Fiat 500, among other things.

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May 23, 2012  

Fiat, Mazda buddy up for new roadster

Automakers will develop and manufacture vehicle, but use separate engines and styling.

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May 2, 2012  

Fiat reshapes Indian joint-venture

Italian automaker will create new company to sell cars in India.

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April 17, 2012  

Fiat opens 500L plant in Serbia

Italian automaker spent $1.3 billion to refurbish and equip old Zastava car factory

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January 9, 2012  

2012 Canadian auto sales to be flat: GM

The head of General Motors Canada says he expects auto sales in Canada to be flat or slightly down in 2012.

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October 13, 2011  

Chrysler, UAW ratify labour deal

New contract will create 2,100 jobs and plant upgrades of $4.5 billion

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July 22, 2011  

Governments finally sell remaining Chrysler stake

Fiat buys remaining 1.7 per cent stake in automaker for US$140 million

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May 24, 2011  

Chrysler paying off $7.5B US, Canadian government loans

Chrysler will save $300 million in interest a year when it repays US$7.5 billion in and Canadian government loans today.