Fiat Chrysler looks forward to win approval for diesel fix by early next year

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV stated it wants to reach an agreement over a fix for cars connected to a U.S. diesel emissions scandal by next spring if not before. In May, the United States Justice Department sued Fiat Chrysler, implicating the automaker of illegally using software that caused excess emissions in almost 104,000 diesel vehicles […]

Fiat Chrysler sues shippers for alleged cost fixing

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has filed a complaint with a U.S. regulator looking for “reparations” from a group of shipping business from Asia, Europe and South America that admitted to fixing prices for shipping cars, inning accordance with files made public on Monday. The automaker wants the Federal Maritime Commission to order payments from Wallenius Wilhelmsen […]

Fiat Chrysler is unsure about consolidation with Great Wall Motor

Great Wall Motor

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) CEO Sergio Marchionne stated he was unsure about consolidation with China’s Great Wall Motor was the response, pushing back against the Chinese carmaker’s earlier expressed interest in his company. Talking to press reporters, Marchionne informed there were “sensitive issues related to trans-national mergers,” and he did not think those issues had […]

Fiat Chrysler to participate in settlement talks concerning diesel emissions

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will take part in settlement talks with lawyers representing vehicle owners taking legal action against the automaker due to excess diesel emissions in Washington on October 12, a court-appointed settlement adviser stated Wednesday. In May, the United States Justice Department sued Fiat Chrysler, alleging the automaker of illegally using software that […]

Judge names Elizabeth Cabraser to lead the case against Fiat Chrysler

Elizabeth Cabraser

A federal judge in San Francisco has named legal representative Elizabeth Cabraser to lead the case brought against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) by owners over accusations it bypassed diesel emission controls. Cabraser, a lawyer at Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, likewise functioned as lead lawyer for owners in the Volkswagen diesel emissions case that resulted […]

Fiat Chrysler recalling 297,000 vehicles due to unintentional air bag deployments

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 297,000 older minivans in North America due to wiring issue that can result in unintended air bag deployments, the company stated on Thursday. The recall of 2011-2012 model year Dodge Grand Caravan minivans is connected to eight minor injuries, the car manufacturer stated, after initially reporting 13 injuries. Wiring may […]

Fiat Chrysler CEO Marchionne says 2018 targets not impacted by diesel troubles

CEO Sergio Marchionne

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) does not anticipate its diesel problems in the United States to have an influence on its short-term company targets to 2018, CEO Sergio Marchionne stated on Friday. The United States Justice Department took legal action against FCA last month, alleging the automaker of unlawfully using software to bypass emission controls in […]

EPA suspected FCA of using defeat device in November 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)

U.S. regulators informed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in November 2015 that they presumed a few of the automaker’s vehicles were geared up with secret software allowing them to breach emission control standards, as per the e-mails revealed on Friday. The United States Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board alleged Fiat Chrysler in January […]