October 22, 2020

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    Fiat Chrysler to spend up to $1.5 billion to build EVs at Canadian plant

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will spend between $1.35 billion and $1.5 billion in its Windsor assembly plant located in Canada to build electric vehicles as part of a tentative deal with Canadian autoworkers, Unifor National President Jerry Dias said on Thursday. The auto union said FCA would make an investment in a state-of-the-art vehicle platform […]

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    General Motors seeks reinstatement of racketeering case against Fiat Chrysler

    General Motors on Tuesday filed an appeal with the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, seeking reinstatement of its racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). GM took legal action against FCA last year charging the Italian-American automaker with bribing officials of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union in order to gain advantages in […]

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    EU regulators to decide on Fiat-PSA deal by February 2021

    EU antitrust regulators will make decision by February 2, 2021, whether to clear Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and French automaker’ PSA merger, a filing on the European Commission website noted on Thursday. After a two-month halt due to the coronavirus crisis, the European Commission restarted its investigation of the deal after the companies provided information which […]

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    Fiat to pay $9.5 million U.S. fine for deceiving investors on emissions audit

    Fiat Chrysler will pay a $9.5 million (£7.4 million) civil penalty to settle allegations it deceived investors by not revealing that it carried out only a limited internal review of its compliance with emissions regulations, the top U.S. securities regulator stated on Monday. Fiat Chrysler, which did not admit or reject wrongdoing to resolve the […]

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    EIB increases financing for Fiat Chrysler’s electric vehicles to $947 million

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has increased to nearly 800 million euros ($947 million) it’s funding to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to support the production of electric and hybrid vehicles, they informed in a joint statement. Investments to manufacture battery electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles will be largely directed at the automaker’s plants located […]

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    Jeep comes up with Wagoneer SUVs in challenge to GM and Ford

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Thursday revealed its new family of Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer sport utility vehicles, and the head of the Jeep brand informed Reuters he wants to match or beat the sales of competing models made by General Motors. From a luxury image standpoint, “we want to beat Range Rover,” global Jeep […]

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    Fiat asks judge to reject General Motors request over racketeering case

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) on Monday asked a U.S. federal judge to reject a request lodged by General Motors to reinstate a racketeering lawsuit against FCA, comparing a recent filing of GM to a “third-rate spy movie, full of preposterous allegations”. Last week, GM asked U.S. District Judge Paul Borman to restart the case, claiming […]

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    General Motors asks judge to reinstate racketeering case against Fiat

    General Motors on Monday asked a U.S. federal judge to reinstate a racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), saying it has new details on foreign accounts used in an alleged bribery scheme involving its smaller competitor and union leaders. In its filing to U.S. District Judge Paul Borman, GM says the scheme, which it […]

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    German prosecutors search offices of Fiat in emissions probe

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and CNH Industrial offices were searched on Wednesday in Germany, Italy, and Switzerland as part of an investigation initiated by German prosecutors probing emissions fraud. Engines used by Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Jeep vehicles and also in CNH Industrial’s Iveco trucks have been discovered to contain potentially illegal engine management software […]

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    Waymo and Fiat Chrysler expand autonomous vehicle partnership

    Waymo LLC and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) are expanding their autonomous vehicle partnership to commercial vehicles, and FCA will develop wholly self-driving vehicles exclusively with Waymo going forward, the companies stated on Wednesday. Waymo, a unit of Google parent Alphabet Inc, and FCA said they will work together to develop autonomous light commercial vehicles for […]

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    Fiat Chrysler recalls over 900,000 vehicles due to faulty airbag covers

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) said on Friday it would recall about 925,239 of its older model vehicles in the United States for replacing airbag covers on their steering wheels after 14 possibly related injuries. The recall concerns 2007-2011 Dodge Nitro SUVs, 2008-2010 Chrysler Town & Country, and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans, the Italian-American automaker […]

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    Federal judge dismisses General Motors’ lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler

    A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a racketeering lawsuit General Motors (GM) had filed against rival Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA), saying the biggest U.S. automaker’s alleged injuries were not caused by FCA’s alleged breaches. GM officials said that they “strongly disagree” with the order by U.S. District Court Judge Paul Borman, whom the automaker […]

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    EU antitrust extend Fiat, Peugeot investigation to November 13

    EU antitrust regulators have extended their investigation into Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Peugeot maker PSA’s proposed $50 billion merger to November 13, the European Commission said on Tuesday. “The Commission extended the deadline in agreement with the parties,” according to a spokeswoman for the EU competition enforcer. The Commission started a four-month-long probe last […]

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    Fiat Chrysler resumes production at Serbia plant

    Fiat Chrysler Chrysler (FCA) has resumed production at its Serbian plant, after stopping it in mid-March in response to the coronavirus outbreak, according to Tanjug news agency. The government and automakers had enforced shutdowns of factories to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Due to the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on markets, FCA […]

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    Merger with FCA among the best solutions to cope with crisis, says Peugeot CEO

    PSA CEO Carlos Tavares is sure that a $50 billion merger of the owner of Peugeot vehicles with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will proceed as planned and deliver synergies of no less than 3.7 billion euros ($4.2 billion). The deal to form the world’s fourth-largest automaker has become even more important because of the impact […]

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