Fiat Chrysler Set to Merge with PSA
Discussions have opened a path to the creation of a new group with global scale and resources owned 50% by Groupe PSA shareholders and 50% by FCA shareholders. The combination would create the 4th largest global OEM in terms of annual unit sales (8.7m vehicles).
FCA US reaches settlements on emissions requirements
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced that its wholly owned subsidiary FCA US LLC has reached final settlements on civil, environmental and consumer claims with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Justice, the California Air Resources Board, the State of California, 49 other States and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, agreeing to pay approximately $400 million in civil penalties to resolve differences over diesel emissions requirements.
Auto industry reacts to deal on CO2 targets for cars and vans
The European Automobile Manufacturers' Association takes note of the final deal on the CO2 regulation for cars and vans, setting targets for the years 2025 and 2030, which was struck by the EU member states and the European Parliament.
Fiat Chrysler electric car manufacture in Italy
Fiat Chrysler Automobile's industrial plan for Italy includes the launch of 13 all-new or restyled models during the 2019-2021 period, and the development of new powertrain solutions with a significant focus on hybrid and electric technologies.
Fiat Chrysler to make more electric cars
By 2022, FCA will offer 12 electrified propulsion systems (BEV, PHEV, full-hybrid and two mild-hybrid) in global architectures spanning the full range of vehicle segments; 30 nameplates will feature one or more of these systems.
Waymo orders 62,000 Chrysler Pacificas
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Waymo announced they will expand their partnership with an agreement to add up to 62,000 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans to Waymo's self-driving fleet.
Chinese rescue another electric laggard: Fiat Chrysler?
Analyst IDTechEx has long appraised the auto industry as consisting of those leading the move to pure electric powertrains such as Tesla, Renault + Nissan, Yutong and BYD of China, those only recently giving it major emphasis such as Toyota, Jaguar Land Rover, Volkswagen (under duress) and Daimler and those almost in denial such as Fiat Chrysler, Mazda and Suzuki, their pure electric activity being more of a gesture than a serious activity.
Fiat to join BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye for autonomous driving
BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye have announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with the intention for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to be the first automaker to join them in developing a world leading, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform for global deployment.
Fiat Chrysler belatedly electrifies but how?
CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Sergio Marchionne plans for more than half of its Maserati lineup to be electrified by 2022, but the detail is, as yet, unclear.
Delphi sees end of 12V
In August 2016, Delphi pronounced the end of 12V. It has reached the end of the road, according to Mary Gustanski, Delphi Automotive's vice president of engineering and program management.