Fiat Chrysler is announcing a 1,300 job cuts as a result of the company’s decision to focus on producing light trucks and SUVs. American automakers are reportedly struggling to make money on other car models, such as sedan recently.
Continental Automotive Systems has decided to recall almost 5 million vehicles worldwide after they detected flaws in air-bag deployment units. The supplier has already alerted its potentially affected customers and rolled out the recalling phase through automakers like Honda, Fiat Chrysler, and Mercedes-Benz.
BMW North America faces a penalty of up to $40 million by U.S. auto-safety regulators for recall failures. According to US News, U.S. safety regulators have fined penalty with German automaker BMW AG with $40 million for a reason of not fast fixation of their Mini brand cars that failed federal crash tests.
Fiat Chrysler is taking responsibility and recalled some 900,000 vehicles all over the world due to chronic airbag problems. According to NBC News, the giant car maker issued a recall on Friday for about 316,000 2003 Jeep Liberty and 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee models.
When employees are not satisfied with their benefits and how they are being managed, expect that delivery work is unsatisfactory. Worst is they will go on strike if their demands are not granted.
Japanese automobile major Mitsubishi Motors Corp has begun the process of closing down operations in the US. Mitsubishi had put on its sole US manufacturing unit on the block, but couldn't find a suitable buyer and decided to close the shop.
As part of his quest for a mega merger, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne sent an email to General Motors Co Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra in March suggesting combining the automakers but was rebuffed, the New York Times reported on Saturday.
Fiat Chrysler Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne said on Saturday that he had visited the heads of Tesla Motors Inc and Apple Inc during a recent trip to California.
U.S. auto industry sales in April came in below expectations as Asia's major carmakers' results disappointed, offsetting strong gains for trucks and SUVs made by General Motors (GM.N) and Ford (F.N).
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 702,578 SUVs and minivans to fix defective ignition switches that can unexpectedly turn off the engine, according to documents posted Friday by U.S. safety regulators.
U.S. stocks finished down on Tuesday, a day after the S&P and Dow hit records, and the Nasdaq retreated with technology stocks.
Auto analysts are skeptical that Sergio Marchionne, the hyperbolic chief executive of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCHA.MI)(FCAU.N), can meet his most ambitious goal: to nearly double Jeep's global sales over the next four years.