Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/648071/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> <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> <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> FCA Reports Q3 Earnings Jump 35% http://wardsauto.com/fca-reports-q3-earnings-jump-35 <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Italian-American automaker reports €1.3 billion in adjusted earnings before interest and tax, up from €968 million in third-quarter 2014. </div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/fca-reports-q3-earnings-jump-35" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe North America Industry U.S. Italy Miscellaneous Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Finance Wed, 28 Oct 2015 13:27:00 +0000 1384371 at http://wardsauto.com UAW Touts Retooled FCA Deal to Skeptical Membership http://wardsauto.com/industry/uaw-touts-retooled-fca-deal-skeptical-membership <div class="node-body article-body">Union bargainers insist they have addressed key objections to contract, which was rejected by a 65%-35% margin earlier this month, by offering what it calls a “clear path” away from the unpopular 2-tier wage system in place since 2007.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/uaw-touts-retooled-fca-deal-skeptical-membership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/uaw-touts-retooled-fca-deal-skeptical-membership#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production North America Analysis Industry U.S. Data & Insights Miscellaneous Chrysler Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Labor & Human Resources Production United Auto Workers (UAW) Mon, 12 Oct 2015 17:41:00 +0000 1368541 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>FCA proposes shifting Ram output from Warren to Sterling Heights, MI.</strong></p> UPDATE 2-Ferrari needs more than racy market debut to stay ahead http://wardsauto.com/update-2-ferrari-needs-more-racy-market-debut-stay-ahead <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>* Ferrari's enterprise value seen at up to $12 bln</p> <p>* Wall Street debut in late October, spin-off due 2016</p> <p>* Brand strength helps valuation but growth concerns remain (Adds details, analyst, rewrites throughout)</p> <p>By Agnieszka Flak</p> <p>MILAN, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Ferrari is being launched as a luxury stock for its Wall Street debut but may struggle to justify such a valuation in the long run given its profit margins and the investment needed to put its prancing horse logo on other products.</p></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-2-ferrari-needs-more-racy-market-debut-stay-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Industry Italy Miscellaneous Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Finance Mon, 12 Oct 2015 15:00:31 +0000 1368111 at http://wardsauto.com UPDATE 4-Fiat Chrysler, U.S. union UAW reach tentative agreement, averting strike http://wardsauto.com/update-4-fiat-chrysler-us-union-uaw-reach-tentative-agreement-averting-strike <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>* UAW Chrysler Council will meet on Friday to vote on agreement</p> <p>* Tentative contract was rejected by union members last week</p> <p>* Talks went down to the midnight deadline (Adds reaction to tentative deal, UAW member comments, background)</p> <p>By Bernie Woodall and Nick Carey</p></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-4-fiat-chrysler-us-union-uaw-reach-tentative-agreement-averting-strike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production North America Analysis Industry U.S. Data & Insights Miscellaneous Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Labor & Human Resources Production United Auto Workers (UAW) Thu, 08 Oct 2015 05:29:28 +0000 1365671 at http://wardsauto.com UAW, FCA Narrow 2-Tier Wage Gap, Open Door to Third http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/uaw-fca-narrow-2-tier-wage-gap-open-door-third <div class="node-body article-body">The tentative agreement reached last week allows for establishment of a market-based wage for employees engaged in subassembly work insourced from outside suppliers. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/uaw-fca-narrow-2-tier-wage-gap-open-door-third" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/uaw-fca-narrow-2-tier-wage-gap-open-door-third#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production North America Industry U.S. Miscellaneous Chrysler Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Labor & Human Resources United Auto Workers (UAW) Tue, 22 Sep 2015 09:58:00 +0000 1352331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>FCA&rsquo;s Marchionne (left foreground), UAW President Williams (center), UAW VP Jewell (right foreground) at kickoff of talks.</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> UAW, FCA Talks Continue Under Extended Deadline http://wardsauto.com/uaw-fca-talks-continue-under-extended-deadline <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The union representing 40,000 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles workers in the U.S. are negotiating under an "hour-by-hour" extension of the old contract that expired at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday EDT.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/uaw-fca-talks-continue-under-extended-deadline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production North America Analysis Industry U.S. Data & Insights Miscellaneous Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Labor & Human Resources Production Tue, 15 Sep 2015 12:17:00 +0000 1348331 at http://wardsauto.com UPDATE 2-Luxury sportscar maker Ferrari files for New York listing http://wardsauto.com/update-2-luxury-sportscar-maker-ferrari-files-new-york-listing <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>* To sell 10 pct of Ferrari to fund FCA's ambitious growth plan</p> <p>* Marchionne says Ferrari should be worth "at least" $11 bln</p> <p>* To be floated in New York, may seek secondary listing in Milan</p> <p>* To include loyalty scheme that will benefit Agnelli family (Recasts, adds details)</p> <p>By Agnieszka Flak</p></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-2-luxury-sportscar-maker-ferrari-files-new-york-listing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe North America Industry U.S. Italy Miscellaneous Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Finance Restructuring Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:40:00 +0000 1318561 at http://wardsauto.com UAW Intent on Closing Wage Gap at FCA http://wardsauto.com/industry/uaw-intent-closing-wage-gap-fca <div class="node-body article-body">President Dennis Williams says the UAW will stick to its tradition of pattern bargaining, in which a contract negotiated with one automaker is adopted by the others. That company typically also is named a strike target if the talks falter.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/uaw-intent-closing-wage-gap-fca" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/uaw-intent-closing-wage-gap-fca#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production North America Analysis Industry U.S. Data & Insights Miscellaneous Chrysler Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Labor & Human Resources Production Wed, 15 Jul 2015 15:29:00 +0000 1314261 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New work schedule prompted protests at FCA transmission plant in Kokomo, IN.</strong></p>