On the market just last May the Fiat 500X is the second time that the Italian automaker has introduced a 4-door version of the small 500 that has been stateside for just over 5 years. At first the ultra small Fiat 500 with a new look that was very reminiscent of the original Fiat 500 that became the first real city car selling between 1957 and 1975...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's smallest mainstream brand in the United States could be one of its biggest surprises in 2015.   Four years after re-entering the U.S. market following a 27-year hiatus, the Fiat brand is the wild card for the automaker.   Read more   Source: http://www.detroitnews.com/    

LLC plans to increase its capital investment program at the Kokomo Transmission Plant in Indiana by $266 million, to increase capacity for its TorqueFlite eight-speed transmissions. It marks the sixth investment program since 2009 for that location, totaling nearly $1.8 billion, the automaker indicated. Kokomo Transmission mach...

by Frank A. Aukofer  When first we visited with the modern Dodge Dart, it was a fresh-faced immigrant that didn't fully understand Americans. It was just two years ago, though it seems longer. The 2013 model, introduced in early 2012, was one of the early efforts of the eventual takeover of Chrysler by Fiat of Italy.   It revived...

by Barbara & Bill Schaffer There is big news at Fiat this summer -- literally -- as Fiat rolls out the 500X adding a seventh model to the Italian/American brand in a new larger size. The Fiat 500X is also the first Fiat crossover adding a whole new dimension to the brand's lineup.   Developed from the same basic platform, drivetrain and...

by Tyrel Linkhorn   Even as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles looks to expand its valuable Jeep brand worldwide, a high-ranking executive from the the newly unified automaker said Tuesday the company remains committed to the brand's importance in Toledo and its history here.   "We recognize Toledo is the spiritual home of the Jeep," said Maur...

Chrysler Group LLC's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne addressed more than 1,000 automotive leaders at the 2013 SAE World Congress Annual Banquet today, at COBO Center in Detroit about the need to evolve the industry's business models as well as defining a path that would produce the innovation needed to grow the auto industry...

Da poche settimane in casa Alfa Romeo e Maserati, è avvenuto un importante cambio della guardia, l'ex numero uno Harald Wester ha lasciato il posto di numero uno in favore di Reid Bigland, che dunque è diventato il nuovo amministratore delegato dei due importanti brand automobilistici italiani.   Il noto manager americano, già da tempo inser...

by Natascia Ronchetti   In San Matteo, a few kilometers from the center of Modena, an unmarked warehouse stands next to the Maserati Corse plant. The anonymous no-frills site is the heart of "Giorgio", the new project of Alfa Romeo, the operating base where a group of engineers designed the new Giulia by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, a model ce...

Automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said on Wednesday its 2014 sales grew a better-than- expected 11% to €96.1 billion, and forecast they would grow another 12% this year, indicating it is on track so far to reach its target of selling 7 million cars in 2018.   The carmaker's sales benefitted from strong US demand for its Ram pickups, where...