Alfa Romeo, Abarth, Fiat and Jeep retailer Simonstone Motors has ceased trading just five days before Christmas, with reports suggesting a resulting loss of up to 80 jobs.
PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) have signed a binding “combination agreement” to begin the process of merging to create the world’s fourth largest car manufacturer by volume.
The FCA Group has launched a new booking-free while-you-wait express servicing offering for customers of its Fiat, Jeep, Alfa Romeo and Abarth brands.
Merger deal between FCA and PSA will build stronger group, but will create ‘winners and losers’ among dealer networks, say industry analysts
PSA will have to work very hard to turn new merged carmaker group into a dynamic, streamlined organisation.
A merger of PSA Group and FCA looks set to create the world's 4th largest vehicle manufacturing group with combined annual sale of nearly nine million units.
Two years after it bought Vauxhall and Opel from General Motors, PSA Group has confirmed it is exploring a merger with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
Richard Hardie Group has said that “subdued retail confidence”, traffic disruption and the FCA Group's poor 2018 sales performance were to blame for a second consecutive year of pre-tax losses.
AGT Europe, the official FCA Group importer for the Dodge and Ram brands in Europe, wants to work with dealers to bring models back to the UK.
The French finance minister has described a potential merger between FCA Group and Renault as a “good opportunity” as signs began to emerge that politicians could attempt to reignite merger talks.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has proposed a €32.6 billion (£28.3bn) all-share merger with Renault to forge a new alliance that could save the Italian carmaker “in excess of €5 billion”.
Fiat Professional’s head of sales Richard Chamberlain has said that the brand is “well-placed” to grow its UK sales volumes in 2019 despite the anticipated impact of WLTP on the LCV sector.
Jeep has confirmed to AM that the latest version of its Cherokee SUV was never introduced to UK dealerships despite publicity and press launches of the once core model at the turn of the year.
After a torrid 2018, FCA Group MD Arnaud Leclerc is counting on premium products and customer experience to turn things around for his four-brand NSC
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has entered into an emissions pooling agreement with Tesla in order to avoid fines for violating new European Union emissions rules.
Vospers has officially opened the doors to its £15 million car retail super site, bringing together three sites and Ford, Mazda, Alfa Romeo, Jeep and Fiat dealerships in one location in Exeter.
The all-new Jeep Wrangler is now available to order from dealers, with prices starting at £44,865.
Former FCA Group fleet and remarketing director Francis Bleasdale has been appointed as BCA’s new business development director, OEMs.
Car dealers are once again being advised to think carefully about the wording used to advertise ex-rental vehicles following Pendragon’s £134,000 fine from the Trading Standards team at Middlesbrough Council.
FCA Group brands suffered at the hands of testers conducting the Euro NCAP vehicle safety tests, with the Fiat Panda scoring a zero stars rating while the new Jeep Wrangler managed just one star.
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