| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Italian automaker Fiat plans to take full control of Chrysler Group by buying out the shares held by a United Auto Workers union-controlled trust fund.
The union and Fiat reached a deal on New Year’s Day for the automaker to acquire the 41.5% of...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:00 PM
DETROIT, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Young U.S. consumers want vehicles outfitted with expensive technology that boosts gas mileage and keeps them safe and connected, according to a survey published on Thursday. But the high cost of car ownership remains a...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Nothing seemed to underscore the revolving door between federal regulators and the companies they regulate as vividly as the two milestones marked on Jan. 17 at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
One was NHTSA's announcement that it was...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:15 PM
American car owners have been peppered by recall announcements in 2014, as automakers have issued almost 20 million vehicle safety announcements so far this year.
No, the world's cars aren't falling apart. But headlines and lawsuits over slow recalls...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 8:51 AM
The newly merged Chrysler and Fiat auto companies reported profitable fourth quarters Wednesday and announced a series of transactions that will combine control of the carmakers into a Netherlands-based holding company.
The creation of Fiat Chrysler...
| May 6, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles wants to turn Jeep into a global brand and bring Alfa Romeo back to the U.S. as part of an aggressive five-year plan unveiled Tuesday.
The company is working to meld Auburn Hills, Mich.-based Chrysler Group with Turin, Italy-...
| May 12, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Expenses associated with Chrysler Group’s merger with Fiat dragged the U.S. automaker into a loss in the first quarter.
Chrysler said Monday that it lost $690 million in the period compared with a profit of $166 million in the same quarter a...
| Sep 25, 2013
Alfa Romeo fans will have to wait nearly a year, at the earliest, before the brand re-enters U.S. showrooms. The Detroit News reports Alfa Romeo, a subsidiary of Italy's Fiat, will not bring the 4C ??? a sleek, two-seat sports......
| Dec 10, 2013
Back in September, GM CEO Dan Akerson told a leadership diversity conference that it's "inevitable" a woman would eventually lead one of the Detroit Three automakers. Today, GM made that official. Mary Barra, who heads up global product development,...
| Jan 3, 2014
In a $4.35 billion deal announced Wednesday, Italian automaker Fiat reached an agreement to purchase the remaining 41.5 percent of Chrysler from a United Auto Workers health care trust. It's a deal five years in the making, and one that......
| Jan 9, 2014
Thinking of buying a new car this month? If you're shopping a few best-sellers, you might want to wait. Dealers have sold off most of last year's inventory ??? 2013s accounted for just 21.1 percent of Cars.com new-car inventory as......