Fiat Chrysler entitled to seek state-backed loan, says Italian PM

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Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte stated on Saturday that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) was entitled to apply for the country’s state-backed loans as the automaker employs thousands of workers in the country, even though its legal base is located outside the country. The Italian-American group confirmed on Saturday its Italian unit was working with the […]

Ferrari to gradually resume operations in Italy from Monday

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Luxury automaker Ferrari stated on Thursday it would resume operations at its Maranello and Modena plants on May 4, when Italy is set to begin removing lockdown measures. The two facilities, both situated in Italy’s northern Emilia-Romagna region, remains shutdown since mid-March when Rome imposed curbs on people’s movements and froze manufacturing activities regarded as […]

Ferrari makes parts to turn snorkel masks into covid-19 kit

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Luxury automaker Ferrari has started making parts to convert snorkel masks into respirators for treating patients with covid-19 coronavirus and protecting medical workers. The idea of adapting the masks, originally suggested by Italian engineers, is now being used in several countries to deal with the increase in demand for respirators during the pandemic. Ferrari on […]

Fiat reaches deal with unions on measures for production resume in Italy

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) reached a deal with unions on Thursday over measures to adopt in its Italian plants once the government eases restrictions on business activity enforced in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Italy, the epicentre of the virus emergency in Europe, enforced a nationwide lockdown on March 9. After two […]

Fiat Chrysler to start three Italian sites right after lockdown ends

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Fiat Chrysler wants to resume operations at three Italian sites once the government lifts coronavirus restrictions on manufacturing, a union representative stated on Thursday, adding unions would watch out for health precautions. Regardless of Italy’s lowest death toll from the virus in six days on Wednesday, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte stated a national lockdown, placed […]

Fiat attempt to resume some Italian production could be hindered by lockdown

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A possible extension of Italy’s lockdown could frustrate an attempt by Fiat Chrysler to restart some vehicle production at three Italian plants next week, a union representative said. Italy has prohibited travel within the country and ordered a freeze on all non-essential business-related activities, which includes the auto industry, until April 3 to deal with […]

Fiat Chrysler looks to restart some Italian production next week

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is looking to restart some vehicle production from next week at three plants located in Italy if it gets the green light from the government, a union representative stated on Monday. Previously this month, Italy banned travel in the country and ordered a halt on all business activities deemed non-essential, including […]