Can megamergers help automakers face the future?

Dec 18, 2019
Fiat Chrysler and the maker of Peugeot agreed to a $50 billion merger designed to drive investment in electronics and computing.
Parts for Fiat Chrysler cars at the FCA Sterling Stamping Plant in 2016 in Sterling Heights, Michigan.
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Costly incentives secured Detroit a new auto plant. Will Detroiters get the jobs?

Sep 18, 2019
Detroit officials have been trying to prepare residents to get jobs at the new plant.
The Fist memorial, a sculpture by artist Robert Graham honoring heavyweight boxing champ, Joe Louis is seen near the General Motors world headquarters building, at Woodward and Jefferson Avenues March 30, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan.
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Fiat Chrysler and Renault might be headed toward a merger

May 27, 2019
A team-up between the two companies could lead to a huge boost in production, but a decrease in demand for new cars is expected.
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.
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Fiat Chrysler follows GM, Ford in ending monthly sales reports

May 2, 2019
Fiat Chrysler is following the lead of GM and Ford and moving to quarterly sales reports.
A FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) logo is displayed on March 6, 2019 during a press day ahead of the Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva.
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How Fiat Chrysler moves on without its iconic CEO Sergio Marchionne

Jul 26, 2018
He was credited with turning around both Fiat and Chrysler.
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne.
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Now more than ever, cars are just rolling computers

May 25, 2018
Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles in the U.S. because of the risk that drivers may not be able to turn off the cruise control. The recall includes 15 Jeep, Dodge, Chrysler and Ram models from six model years.…
It started out as a pretty good week for the White House, with bonuses and raises being attributed to the tax bill. But President Donald Trump’s comments about El Salvador, Haiti and some African countries overshadowed other news.
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Fiat Chrysler faces federal investigation

Jul 19, 2016
Reports come after a dealer lawsuit alleges racketeering.
Fiat Chrysler automobiles shown outside the Chrysler Group complex in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
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