Automatic gearbox is now optional on 2015 Fiat 500 Abarth and Turbo

Fiat plans to offer six-speed Aisin automatic transmission as an option in 2015 Fiat 500 Abarth and Turbo models in the United States, according to Jason Stoicevich, head of the brand in... Read more about Automatic gearbox is now optional on 2015 Fiat 500 Abarth and Turbo


Melanie Sykes gets her new Abarth 500c

The new presenter of BT Sport’s MotoGP TV coverage, Melanie Sykes, has received her new Abarth 500c. Sykes has previously owned a Fiat 500 and was seeking a new one. However, she likes her... Read more about Melanie Sykes gets her new Abarth 500c


Chrysler is recalling over 18,000 Fiat 500Ls in the US

Chrysler Group is recalling 18,092 Fiat 500L cars (MY 2014) in the United States due to issues over shifting out of park, according to documents filed with the US National Highway Traffic... Read more about Chrysler is recalling over 18,000 Fiat 500Ls in the US


Fiat CEO expects higher trading profit in 1st quarter 2014

Fiat chief executive Sergio Marchionne expects the Italian carmaker to post higher earnings in the first quarter of 2014 amid “strong” demand this month for Chrysler in the United States.... Read more about Fiat CEO expects higher trading profit in 1st quarter 2014


Fiat Chrysler sees final deal for Jeep production in China

Fiat Chrysler is expecting to finalize an agreement this month for Jeep production in China. Fiat Chrysler Sergio Marchionne remarked at the Geneva auto show approval of the deal had been... Read more about Fiat Chrysler sees final deal for Jeep production in China


Sergio Marchionne gets ‘only’ $5 million as Fiat CEO in 2013

Sergio Marchionne received EUR3.6 million ($5 million) in cash in 2013, including a bonus and incentives, for his role as chief executive of Fiat S.p.A., according to the group’s... Read more about Sergio Marchionne gets ‘only’ $5 million as Fiat CEO in 2013


Fiat Chrysler Automobiles sees Brazil site to boost profitability in the country

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is expecting its new site in Pernambuco, Brazil to hike its profitability in the country by 2017, chief executive Sergio Marchionne said. "I'm absolutely convinced... Read more about Fiat Chrysler Automobiles sees Brazil site to boost profitability in the country


Fiat-Chrysler emulates UK’s auto industry in its recovery plan

The Fiat-Chrysler of today sounds like the auto industry in the United Kingdom when it reached a low point in 1982 – weak and aging models, grumpy unions and idle plants. Because of that,... Read more about Fiat-Chrysler emulates UK’s auto industry in its recovery plan


Fiat mulls EUR1.5-bil mandatory convertible bonds to cut debt

Fiat mulls selling about EUR1.5 billion ($2.05 billion) in mandatory convertible bonds to reduce debt after its merger with Chrysler Group, two sources  privy with the matter told... Read more about Fiat mulls EUR1.5-bil mandatory convertible bonds to cut debt


2014 Geneva Motor Show: Abarth debuts the 695 Biposto

2014 Geneva Motor Show came with a big surprise for all the Fiat fans as the Italian carmaker unveiled the fastest street legal Abarth ever. This year’s Geneva Motor Show also marks 50... Read more about 2014 Geneva Motor Show: Abarth debuts the 695 Biposto


Fiat 500 updated for the 2014MY, gets new Cult model

The updated 2014 Fiat 500 was officially announced for the Geneva Motor Show with important new style and technological features. According to the official press release, the 2014 Fiat 500... Read more about Fiat 500 updated for the 2014MY, gets new Cult model


Fiat now offering 500L Beats Edition

Fiat is introducing a new special edition of its Fiat 500L – the Fiat 500L Beats Edition. This new special edition marries innovative technology with a cool, urban look by combining the... Read more about Fiat now offering 500L Beats Edition


Fiat access to Chrysler cash limited by dividend cap and debt covenants

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles group disclosed that its access to Chrysler’s cash was limited by a cap on dividends from the US carmaker and its debt covenants. Fiat’s intention to fully acquire... Read more about Fiat access to Chrysler cash limited by dividend cap and debt covenants


Moody’s downgrades Fiat’s rating to B1 on weak results

Moody's has downgraded Fiat's rating to 'B1' from 'Ba3', citing the Italian carmaker’s weak 2013 results and challenges in achieving its forecasted figures this year. Since a 'B1' rating is... Read more about Moody’s downgrades Fiat’s rating to B1 on weak results


Fiat chairman reiterates plan to set tax domicile in the UK

The tax domicile of the new Fiat Chrysler Automobiles group would be set in the United Kingdom as it aims to attract American investors, Fiat chairman John Elkann told Italian daily La... Read more about Fiat chairman reiterates plan to set tax domicile in the UK


Fiat Group hikes 4th-quarter trading profit by 5%

Fiat Group logged a 5-percent surge in trading profit in the fourth quarter of 2013 to EUR931 million ($1.27 billion) from EUR887 million in the same period in 2012. Trading profit is... Read more about Fiat Group hikes 4th-quarter trading profit by 5%


Merged Fiat and Chrysler announced a new name: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

The merged Fiat and Chrysler announced today a new name and revealed the new logo. As a result, the new company will be called Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and it was established in the... Read more about Merged Fiat and Chrysler announced a new name: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles


Plans to shift Fiat HQ out of Italy may face obstacles

Fiat chief executive Sergio Marchionne is about to disclose his next move to further improve business at the struggling carmaker – shifting the company’s headquarters out of Italy. Sources... Read more about Plans to shift Fiat HQ out of Italy may face obstacles


NYSE listing proposal to be submitted to Fiat board

Fiat SpA chief executive Sergio Marchionne will recommend to carmaker’s board next week to have the shares of the new company resulting from the merger of the Italian auto group and its... Read more about NYSE listing proposal to be submitted to Fiat board


Fiat marks 30th anniversary of 4X4 with Antarctica special edition

Fiat is celebrating 30 years and 500,000 sales of its Fiat Panda 4X4 all-wheel-drive city car by launching a special edition. The Fiat Panda 4X4 Antarctica features a white body with a... Read more about Fiat marks 30th anniversary of 4X4 with Antarctica special edition


Official: Fiat completed the acquisition of shares in Chrysler Group

Fiat officially announced that it completed the acquisition of shares in Chrysler Group! This comes after the Italian company announced on January 1 that it struck a $4.35 billion deal to... Read more about Official: Fiat completed the acquisition of shares in Chrysler Group


Fiat may launch convertible bond to boost liquidity

Fiat Group could launch a convertible bond to improve its liquidity following its agreement to acquire the rest of Chrysler Group for $4.35 billion from a UAW retiree healthcare trust,... Read more about Fiat may launch convertible bond to boost liquidity


Moody’s reviews Fiat’s Ba3 rating for possible downgrade

Credit ratings agency Moody's is reviewing Fiat’s Ba3 rating for a possible downgrade to reflect the impact of the carmaker’s plan to fully acquire Chrysler Group on its cash position. "The... Read more about Moody’s reviews Fiat’s Ba3 rating for possible downgrade


Fiat to modify production lines at its Mirafiori site soon

Fiat Group will soon start modifying production lines at its Mirafiori site in Italy, union sources told Reuters, suggesting that the carmaker is making good on its pledge to safeguard car... Read more about Fiat to modify production lines at its Mirafiori site soon


Light vehicle sales in Brazil fall 0.9% amid unfavorable conditions

Light vehicle sales in Brazil dropped 0.9 percent in 2013 after averaging over 10 percent annual growth in the previous 10 years, according to national carmakers' association Anfavea. The... Read more about Light vehicle sales in Brazil fall 0.9% amid unfavorable conditions


Merged Fiat-Chrysler may have primary listing in New York

The plan of Fiat-Chrysler chief executive Sergio Marchionne to merge the two carmakers might entail moving the Italian carmaker’s primary listing to New York as early as 2015 once the... Read more about Merged Fiat-Chrysler may have primary listing in New York


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