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2021 Fiat 500e electric car caught on camera

Fiat’s next-generation 500e electric minicar has been spied by photographers in Europe more than a year before it is due to go on sale. Though the styling appears to be merely an evolution, underneath there’s been a revolution. The new Fiat 500 rides a new, bespoke electric vehicle platform developed by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles...

Fiat Chrysler planning to make electric cars with iPhone manufacturer

Foxconn, the contract electronics manufacturer most closely associated with the Apple iPhone, has confirmed in a filing with authorities it is planning to start a car-making joint venture with Fiat Chrysler (FCA). In the documents discovered by Bloomberg, the two companies are looking to setup a 50/50 joint venture to manufacture electric vehicles...

Ghosn outlines 'conspiracy', admits to working on alliance with FCA

In a two-and-a-half-hour press conference in Beirut, Lebanon, Carlos Ghosn, the former CEO of Renault and Nissan, has given a full-throated defence against the charges he was facing in Japan. Starting with an hour-long monologue to a packed conference room, Ghosn said he was detained in an "inhumane system of hostage justice" with a 99...

First FCA model to use compact Peugeot platform could be Alfa Romeo SUV

The Alfa Romeo Tonale compact crossover could be built on the same platform as the Peugeot 208, thanks to the recently-signed merger between Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot Citroen.  According to Automotive News Europe, the first Fiat Chrysler model based on the CMP chassis used in the new-generation Peugeot 208 city hatchback could be a small Alfa Romeo crossover...

Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group sign binding merger agreement to form $67 billion company

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and the PSA Group have signed a definitive merger agreement. The two companies say they will, in time, generate two-thirds of its sales from just two platforms: one for compact cars, and one for compact and mid-size models. Each platform is expected to generate around three million sales per year globally...

Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot merger could be signed before Christmas - reports

The next step in the proposed US$50 billion ($73.5 billion) merger of Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and the PSA Group could be complete by the end of 2019. According to internal emails seen by Reuters and Automotive News, the PSA Group and FCA have formed multiple working groups to come up with a legally-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the merger...

GM sues Fiat Chrysler for bribing labour union

General Motors (GM) has filed a lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler (FCA), claiming the rival's bribery of officials from the United Auto Workers (UAW) union caused it serious financial damage. GM alleges FCA instigated a “multi-year pattern of corruption” to “undermine the integrity of the collective bargaining process and cause GM substantial damages"...

All PSA, FCA brands to survive merger – PSA CEO

General Motors has seven car brands. Volkswagen Group has ten. With the planned merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Groupe PSA, the two companies will have them beat with a combined stable of thirteen brands. And according to PSA CEO Carlos Tavares, there are no plans to get rid of any of them...

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Fiat 500, Panda future in doubt – report

In the clearest sign the European minicar segment is in critical condition, the segment’s two best sellers – the Fiat Panda and 500 – mightn’t be directly replaced, with the latter potentially surviving only as a more premium electric offering. Automotive News reports Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is planning to quit Europe’s minicar segment due to rising development costs required to meet tougher emissions standards...

Groupe PSA and FCA merger plan detailed

An advanced plan hatched between Groupe PSA (owner of the Peugeot, Citroen and Opel brands) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to join forces would create the world's fourth largest global automotive OEM by scale. The proposed super-merger between the keen French and Italian-American giants, with a combined 410,000 direct employees, would create a new group half-owned by each party with equal board representation...