Fiat http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53581/more en Fiata? Fiat Revives 124 Spider With Help From Mazda http://wardsauto.com/industry/fiata-fiat-revives-124-s3322741er-help-mazda <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fiat resurrects the beloved 124 Spider, unveiling it at the Los Angeles auto show prior to a summer 2016 introduction to the U.S. market. The ’17 124 Spider is built on a Mazda MX-5 chassis but features Fiat’s 1.4L turbocharged engine. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/fiata-fiat-revives-124-s3322741er-help-mazda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/fiata-fiat-revives-124-s3322741er-help-mazda#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Engines U.S. Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Italy Interiors Technology Dealer Miscellaneous Fiat 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Automatic Exterior Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Gasoline Interior Manual Product Development Suspension Turbocharger Vehicle Interiors Wed, 18 Nov 2015 05:01:00 +0000 1401101 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;17 Fiat 124 Spider shows off its Italian flair.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Fiat Chrysler Rethinking India Product Strategy http://wardsauto.com/industry/fiat-chrysler-rethinking-india-product-strategy <div class="node-body article-body">Not satisfied to coast on profits from engine building, Fiat India is revisiting its India car-building and -marketing strategies to match the qualities offered by competitors’ products, President and Managing Director Kevin Flynn says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/fiat-chrysler-rethinking-india-product-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/fiat-chrysler-rethinking-india-product-strategy#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Analysis Industry India Data & Insights Miscellaneous Fiat Jeep Engine Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Globalization Product Development Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Wed, 11 Nov 2015 10:34:00 +0000 1392331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Avventura one of just three Fiat models sold in India.</strong></p> Jeep Sales Strong; Muscle Cars, Aging Models Boost Dodge http://wardsauto.com/industry/jeep-sales-strong-muscle-cars-aging-models-boost-dodge <div class="node-body article-body">Compass, Wrangler and Cherokee all posted records for the month, while the Dodge Charger and Challenger saw solid double-digit gains.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/jeep-sales-strong-muscle-cars-aging-models-boost-dodge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/jeep-sales-strong-muscle-cars-aging-models-boost-dodge#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Analysis Industry U.S. Data & Insights Miscellaneous Chrysler Fiat Sales Results Tue, 03 Nov 2015 15:48:00 +0000 1390271 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Jeep Patriot garnered largest increase of any FCA model in October.</strong></p> Fiat to Rely on 4WD, Not Pope, to Draw Buyers; More on Way From Ram http://wardsauto.com/industry/fiat-rely-4wd-not-pope-draw-buyers-more-way-ram <div class="node-body article-body">The new 500X is first 500 model with all-wheel drive, expected to expand the brand’s appeal in the Snow Belt.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/fiat-rely-4wd-not-pope-draw-buyers-more-way-ram" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/fiat-rely-4wd-not-pope-draw-buyers-more-way-ram#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Industry U.S. Miscellaneous Fiat Ram Advertising Wed, 07 Oct 2015 09:50:00 +0000 1364781 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><b>500X sales total 3,456 in U.S. to date.<o:p></o:p></b></p> Manley, Kuniskis Raise Profile in FCA Reorganization http://wardsauto.com/industry/manley-kuniskis-raise-profile-fca-reorganization <div class="node-body article-body">Current Jeep head Mike Manley adds Ram to his management portfolio, while Kuniskis takes over responsibility for all car brands (except Alfa) in North America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/manley-kuniskis-raise-profile-fca-reorganization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/manley-kuniskis-raise-profile-fca-reorganization#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America Industry North America - Regional Miscellaneous Chrysler Fiat Labor & Human Resources Mon, 05 Oct 2015 17:43:00 +0000 1363671 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><b>Manley&rsquo;s responsibilities, profile raised another notch.<o:p></o:p></b></p> Pope Francis Elevates Fiat’s Brand Equity in U.S. http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/pope-francis-elevates-fiat-s-brand-equity-us <div class="field-byline"> Brian Braudis </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fiat enthusiast John Montgomery says a hurdle is getting people to look beyond the cars’ unflattering past. His hope is they will recognize that, just as a new pope brings new energy, a new Fiat means new possibilities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/pope-francis-elevates-fiat-s-brand-equity-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/pope-francis-elevates-fiat-s-brand-equity-us#comments Public Industry Voices Auto Makers North America Industry U.S. IdeaXChange Miscellaneous Fiat Sales & Marketing Fri, 02 Oct 2015 11:24:00 +0000 1358351 at http://wardsauto.com Maruti Suzuki Scores Hit With Clean-Sheet Diesel http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/maruti-suzuki-scores-hit-clean-sheet-diesel <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers with Suzuki and its Indian joint venture were tasked with developing a low-maintenance engine with high fuel efficiency, compliant with current and future emissions standards and able to fit in Suzuki’s full range of small cars.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/maruti-suzuki-scores-hit-clean-sheet-diesel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/maruti-suzuki-scores-hit-clean-sheet-diesel#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Industry Diesel India Manufacturing Technology Technology Miscellaneous Bosch Fiat Maruti Suzuki Volkswagen Diesel Globalization Manufacturing Technology Product Development Purchashing Thu, 01 Oct 2015 09:07:00 +0000 1351351 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Fiat, Volkswagen in Celerio diesel&rsquo;s rearview mirror.</strong></p> FCA, UAW Reach Tentative Agreement http://wardsauto.com/industry/fca-uaw-reach-tentative-agreement <div class="field-byline"> Joseph R. Szczesny </div> <div class="node-body article-body">FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne believes the agreement resolves some key issues, including the inequitable nature of the 2-tier wage system where new workers receive less than more senior employees doing the same job.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/fca-uaw-reach-tentative-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/fca-uaw-reach-tentative-agreement#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America Industry U.S. Miscellaneous Chrysler Fiat Labor & Human Resources United Auto Workers (UAW) Wed, 16 Sep 2015 14:30:00 +0000 1349501 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne and UAW President Dennis Williams.</strong></p> Renault-Nissan CEO Ghosn Says Consolidation Inevitable http://wardsauto.com/industry/renault-nissan-ceo-ghosn-says-consolidation-inevitable <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, unveiling the new Megane in Frankfurt, says, “Consolidation is a fact in our industry.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/renault-nissan-ceo-ghosn-says-consolidation-inevitable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/renault-nissan-ceo-ghosn-says-consolidation-inevitable#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Europe - Regional Industry Frankfurt Auto Show Miscellaneous Chrysler Fiat General Motors Nissan Renault 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show Finance Product Development Restructuring Wed, 16 Sep 2015 14:03:00 +0000 1349081 at http://wardsauto.com Mazda’s ‘Driver’s Life’ Has Staying Power http://wardsauto.com/industry/mazda-s-driver-s-life-has-staying-power <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">No new ads found their way onto the Most Engaging list for the week, allowing Mazda, Lexus, Chevy, Fiat and Dodge to hold their ground. Spending rose on some 210 automotive spots aired nationally.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/mazda-s-driver-s-life-has-staying-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/mazda-s-driver-s-life-has-staying-power#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Industry U.S. Miscellaneous Chevrolet Dodge Fiat Lexus Mazda Advertising Wed, 02 Sep 2015 18:51:00 +0000 1341821 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><b><span style="background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;">Fiat&rsquo;s &ldquo;Blue Pill&rdquo; ad No.4 on most engaging list.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>