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 |  Jan 01 2014, 5:07 PM

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Fiat has finally reached an agreement with the UAW’s VEBA Trust to purchase the remaining 41.46 percent stake that it does not own. 

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 |  Dec 12 2013, 2:01 PM

Turbos, Diesels, Electrics, Oh My!



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With an increased focus on efficiency, engines are constantly being updated. New technology is being added, such as direct injection, while older techniques are being refined, including turbocharging.

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 |  Dec 09 2013, 1:15 PM

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On the heels of General Motors announcing its decision to effectively pull Chevrolet from Europe, a new report suggests Fiat is planning to pour nine billion Euros ($12.3 USD) into its European operations to boost sales.

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 |  Dec 03 2013, 12:32 PM

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The latest plan to right Alfa Romeo’s sales will call on the same strategy in place with Maserati: premium global expansion.

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 |  Nov 21 2013, 11:18 AM

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It seems like it was just yesterday that the Fiat 500 made its official North American debut at the LA Auto Show, but that was three years ago.

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 |  Nov 14 2013, 12:31 PM

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To celebrate 57 years of its iconic model, Fiat has released a special 1957 Edition variant of its popular 500 compact car.

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 |  Nov 07 2013, 3:04 PM

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Even Fiat featured a pair of interesting looking vehicles at the 2013 SEMA show this year focusing on the active lifestyle that the 500L is catered to.

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 |  Nov 06 2013, 3:03 PM

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Fiat’s 500L is still fresh on the market, and while the inflated Italian is plenty interesting on its own, the company saw fit to bring a couple of specially modified 500Ls to SEMA.

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 |  Nov 06 2013, 12:48 PM

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Fiat has revealed two custom versions of its 500L urban runabout at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, attempting to give the urban runabout a little more off-road cred.

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 |  Nov 04 2013, 9:02 AM

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Fiat dealers were left fuming after an Alfa Romeo executive suggested the forthcoming 4c sports car would be sold through Maserati stores in the U.S., but the fight over who sells what is far from settled.

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 |  Nov 03 2013, 9:01 AM

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For the fourth time in nine years, Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne plans to introduce another revival strategy for the Alfa Romeo brand.

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 |  Oct 29 2013, 7:31 AM

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The all-new 2014 Fiat 500L and Jeep Cherokee have been named Top Safety Picks by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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 |  Oct 16 2013, 10:02 AM

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The UAW Healthcare Trust that owns 41.5 percent of Chrysler will have almost another year to argue with Fiat over what its share of the company is worth.

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 |  Oct 08 2013, 12:51 PM

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Chrysler has released a series of teaser images showing off what we can expect at this year’s SEMA Show in its traditionally large booth space.

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 |  Oct 04 2013, 8:36 AM

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One of the next products slated for an American badge on a Fiat platform was just spied testing.

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 |  Sep 24 2013, 4:15 PM

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Hidden in the depths of Chrysler’s exhilarating IPO filing, the brand mentions a “first ever” small SUV.

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 |  Sep 23 2013, 8:11 PM

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Chrysler filed for an IPO today in a move that could help Fiat acquire the remaining 41.5 percent stake that it does not currently own. 

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 |  Sep 23 2013, 5:15 PM

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Fiat plans to purchase the remaining half of VM Motori, an Italian engine manufacturer whose ownership is currently split in half between General Motors and Fiat.

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 |  Sep 23 2013, 9:02 AM

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Fiat’s Abarth tuning arm might turn out a greater range of models in the future according to a new report.

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 |  Sep 17 2013, 3:31 PM

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When it comes to technology, having the latest gadgets makes you look both smart and cool, but does that strategy work with cars? Automakers say that electric vehicles are the future of the industry, but even with many EVs on the market, they may not be the perfect choice for you. 

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 |  Sep 12 2013, 1:28 PM

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With electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles getting their prices slashed this year, it’s no surprise that residual values are also being cut.

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 |  Sep 05 2013, 11:36 AM

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Maserati’s upscale Levante SUV was slated to be built in the good ol’ US of A at Chrysler’s Jefferson North assembly plant in Detroit, but that plan has since changed.

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 |  Sep 02 2013, 2:01 PM

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The most powerful Abarth 595 ever will be will be heading to the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show.

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 |  Aug 17 2013, 12:51 PM

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Few vehicles have the majesty to rival an Italian supercar. Magnificent machines graced with prancing ponies or raging bulls are some of the most sought-after automobiles in the world. But you don’t necessarily have to be a “one-percenter” to drive something with the same passion. Fiat is bringing some of that excitement to the rest of us, revealing TWO special-edition models at the historic Concorso Italiano.

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