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Coronavirus confirms Fiat Chrysler-PSA merger a good idea – Elkann

Jun 27, 2020 - 12:25 AM

Fiat Chrysler chairman John Elkann says his company and Peugeot are on track to merge by the 1st quarter of 2021

MERGER. This combination of file pictures shows the logo of Italian automaker Fiat and the Peugeot logo. Photos by Marco Bertorello and Joel Saget/AFP

Italy to guarantee 6.3-billion-euro loan for Fiat Chrysler

Jun 25, 2020 - 10:15 AM

The loan for Fiat Chrysler is 'an operation that aims to preserve and reinforce the Italian auto industry,' says Economy Minister Roberto Gualtieri

A picture taken on May 27, 2019 at a car dealer in Turin shows the logo of Italian carmaker Fiat, brand of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) company. - French and Italian-US auto giants Renault and Fiat Chrysler are set to announce talks on an alliance, with a view to a potential merger, informed sources said on May 26, 2019. (Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO / AFP)

Fiat Chrysler, PSA mega-merger faces EU antitrust probe

Jun 17, 2020 - 10:40 PM

The European Union is concerned about the effect of the planned Fiat Chrysler-PSA merger on Europe's highly-profitable market for vans

European auto market hit by record sales plunge

May 19, 2020 - 5:45 PM

New car registrations in the 27 European Union markets fall by 76.3% in April 2020

FIAT CHRYSLER. The logos of automobile companies Abarth, Lancia, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, and Jeep are pictured at the entrance to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles at the Fiat Mirafiori car plant in Turin, Italy, on May 27, 2019. Photo by Marco Bertorello/AFP

U.S. auto plants get back to work after coronavirus halts

May 19, 2020 - 7:25 AM

Some workers express concerns about the risks of assembly line activity, but automakers say they will be able to work with safety measures in place

WARREN, MICHIGAN - MAY 18: United Auto Workers members leave the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Warren Truck Plant after the first work shift on May 18, 2020 in Warren, Michigan. Fiat Chrysler along with rivals Ford and General Motors Co., restarted the assembly lines on Monday after several week of inactivity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Fiat Chrysler, PSA retain merger target date

May 05, 2020 - 8:20 PM

'Notwithstanding these unexpected and unprecedented times, FCA and Groupe PSA remain committed to our 50/50 merger,' says Fiat Chrysler

MERGER. This combination of file pictures shows the logo of Italian auto maker Fiat and the Peugeot logo. Photos by Marco Bertorello and Joel Saget/AFP

Virus lockdowns send European car sales down 55%

Apr 17, 2020 - 4:30 PM

All carmakers suffer, but Fiat Chrysler sees the worst drop in March 2020 as it is heavily dependent upon its home market of Italy

FIAT CHRYSLER. The logos of automobile companies Abarth, Lancia, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, and Jeep are pictured at the entrance to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles at the Fiat Mirafiori car plant in Turin, Italy, on May 27, 2019. Photo by Marco Bertorello/AFP

PSA seeks to shift Fiat Chrysler merger into high gear

Apr 10, 2020 - 12:40 AM

PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles need the merger in view of the heavy investments that must be made in electric cars

Automakers report lower Q1 U.S. auto sales on virus hit

Apr 02, 2020 - 8:15 AM

'Further historic declines' in United States car sales are likely in April as well

VOLKSWAGEN'S DIESELGATE. A Diesel Volkswagen that the company bought back from consumers is loaded on a trailer in the parking lot of the Pontiac Silverdome on August 4, 2017 in Pontiac, Michigan. File photo by Jeff Kowalsky/ AFP

Fiat Chrysler boss takes 50% temporary pay cut over virus

Mar 31, 2020 - 6:45 PM

The salary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Mike Manley will be slashed in half for 3 months as part of coronavirus cost-cutting measures

CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and president of European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) Michael Manley looks on during a press conference in Brussels on January 22, 2020. (Photo by Kenzo TRIBOUILLARD / AFP)

Coronavirus calls into question PSA-Fiat Chrysler merger

Mar 25, 2020 - 5:55 PM

Preparations continue on the planned merger of PSA and Fiat Chrysler, but the financial terms reportedly need to be reevaluated as a result of the coronavirus pandemic

(FILES) This combination of file pictures created on October 31, 2019 shows the logo of Italian auto maker Fiat (L) in a cars dealer on January 12, 2017 in Saluzzo, near Turin, and the Peugeot logo pictured at the 2014 Paris Auto Show on October 3, 2014 in Paris. - Will they or won't they? On top of massive economic damage, the coronavirus pandemic now is casting doubt over the pending merger of PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler (FCA), financial sources told AFP. The tie-up, announced at the end of October 2020 and due to be finalized in early 2021 at the latest, would create the world's fourth-largest automaker, bringing under one roof brands like Peugeot, Citroen, Jeep, Alfa Romeo and Maserati. (Photos by MARCO BERTORELLO and Joël SAGET / AFP)

U.S. automakers to shut North American plants due to virus

Mar 19, 2020 - 7:00 PM

The 'Big Three' carmakers – General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, and Ford – will halt operations in North America through the end of March 2020

Workers leave FCA Chrysler Warren Truck Assembly after the Detroit three automakers have agreed to UAW demands to shut down all North America plants as a precaution against coronavirus, on March 18, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. - This plant produces the Ram 1500 trucks. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY / AFP)

European automakers idle plants during virus crisis

Mar 17, 2020 - 7:00 AM

Among those halting production at several plants are Fiat Chrysler, the PSA Group, and Renault

PSA, Fiat Chrysler join to create world's 4th largest carmaker

Dec 19, 2019 - 5:00 PM

The combined PSA-Fiat Chrysler group will have total revenues of nearly 170 billion euros ($190 million) and annual unit sales of some 8.7 million vehicles

PSA, Fiat Chrysler unveil merger of equals

Oct 31, 2019 - 6:05 PM

The PSA-Fiat Chrysler merger will be achieved via the creation of a parent company in the Netherlands, which would be the world's 4th largest automaker in terms of sales

Peugeot, Fiat Chrysler move step closer to possible merger

Oct 30, 2019 - 7:45 PM

(3rd UPDATE) If Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot merge, they would form the world's 4th largest automaker in terms of sales

The logos of automobile companies (LtoR) Abarth, Lancia, Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Jeep are pictured at the entrance to the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) at the Fiat Mirafiori car plant on May 27, 2019 in Turin, northern Italy. - French and Italian-US auto giants Renault and Fiat Chrysler are set to announce talks on an alliance, with a view to a potential merger, informed sources said on May 26, 2019. (Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO / AFP)

Renault and French gov't trade blame over failed Fiat deal

Jun 13, 2019 - 11:03 PM

'We did not derail the wedding between Renault and Fiat,' says French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire

FAILED DEAL. In this file photo,  French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire sits next to head of French Parliament Finance Commission, Eric Woerth (R), before a hearing by the committee on finance, economy and budgetary control at the Palais Bourbon in Paris on September 27, 2017.  File photo by Philippe Lopez/AFP

Renault vows 'fresh start' for alliance with Nissan

Jun 12, 2019 - 11:53 PM

'There can be no success for Renault without the success of the alliance,' says Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard

ALLIANCE. In this file photo taken on March 12, 2019 Nissan Motors president and CEO Hiroto Saikawa (R) looks at Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard (L) during a press conference at the Nissan headquarters in Yokohama, Kanagawa prefecture. File photo by Behrouz Mehri/AFP

Renault warns Nissan it will block governance reshuffle

Jun 10, 2019 - 10:17 PM

(UPDATED) Renault reportedly fears the overhaul will reduce its influence in Nissan, and ties between the partners have already frayed since Carlos Ghosn's arrest and skepticism at the Japanese automaker

Fiat Chrysler slams brakes on Renault merger offer

Jun 06, 2019 - 5:25 PM

(UPDATED) 'It has become clear that the political conditions in France do not currently exist for such a combination to proceed successfully,' says Fiat Chrysler, as it withdraws its Renault proposal

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 27, 2019 shows the logos of Italian-US carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and French auto maker Renault. - Carmaker Fiat Chrysler withdrew an offer to merge with Renault on June 5, 2019, after the French auto company postponed its decision on the project, two sources close to the negotiations told AFP. (Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO / AFP)

Fiat Chrysler announces creation of 2,000 U.S. jobs

Jan 09, 2017 - 1:51 PM

The American Italian firm will invest 1 billion by 2020 in two of its factories in the Midwestern states of Michigan and Ohio where the new jobs will be based

A die is shown at the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Sterling Stamping Plant August 26, 2016 in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images/AFP

'Star Trek' actor Anton Yelchin's parents sue carmaker

Aug 03, 2016 - 10:18 AM

The Star Trek actor s parents file a wrongful death lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler

Irina Yelchin (R) mother of the late actor Anton Yelchin joins husband Victor Yelchin (C) and attorney Gary Dordick while announcing their wrongful death lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler during a press conference in Los Angeles, California, USA, August 2. Anton Yelchin died last June 19 after his 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee crushed him in his driveway due to what the lawsuit says was a design defect in the vehicle. Photo by Eugene Garcia/EPA

Fiat Chrysler to investigate car in death of 'Star Trek' star Anton Yelchin

Jun 24, 2016 - 10:55 AM

The carmakers are planning its own investigation into the role of a Jeep Grand Cherokee in the death of Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin

File photo by Franck Robichon/EPA

Car that crushed actor Anton Yelchin under recall over gear issue

Jun 21, 2016 - 8:12 AM

Manufacturer Fiat Chrysler s US unit issued a recall for hundreds of thousands of Jeep Grand Cherokees and other models in April to address the problem

In this file photo, actor Anton Yelchin poses during the photocall of the movie 'Cymbeline' presented in the Orizzonti selection at the 71st Venice Film Festival on September 3, 2014 at Venice Lido. Gabriel Bouys/AFP

Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4M vehicles after Jeep hacked

Jul 27, 2015 - 3:12 PM

Working from laptop computers at home the two men are able to enter the Jeep s electronics via its online entertainment system changing its speed and braking capability and manipulating the radio and windshield wipers

RECALL. A file photo dated April 20, 2014 showing a Jeep Cherokee SUV readied for display as Auto China 2014 opens for media day at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing, China. File Photo by Adrian Bradshaw/EPA

Fiat changes name, disappoints with profits

Jan 29, 2014 - 10:34 PM

Fiat s name change comes after the purchase of US automaker Chrysler to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and would list its shares in New York and Milan

NAME CHANGE. This handout picture released on January 29, 2014 by the Fiat Press Office shows the new logo of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Italian car giant Fiat announced on January 29, 2014 it was changing its name after completing the purchase of US automaker Chrysler to "Fiat Chrysler Automobiles" and would list its shares in New York and Milan. AFP Photo

Fiat boss eyes Chrysler merger in 2014

Feb 04, 2013 - 8:33 AM

The deal will ultimately give Fiat a 65 stake in Chrysler and full ownership by 2015