Business, Equipment, Logistics

Warning Signs Flash for Detroit as Jeep Wranglers Pile Up on Dealer Lots

Jeep Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg News

An unexpected spike in inventory of Fiat Chrysler Automobile NV’s iconic Jeep is stoking concern that the American SUV boom that has fueled Detroit automakers’ profit is reaching its limits.

Gabrielle Coppola | Bloomberg News
February 26, 2019

Detroit Pickup Truck Sales Drop as US Auto Demand Poised to Slow

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV Jeep Wrangler vehicles are unveiled during AutoMobility LA ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, Calif. Nov. 29, 2017. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

General Motors Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV reported hefty sales declines for the big trucks they’re overhauling this year, a troubling sign for a lucrative segment that’s held up well as the broader U.S. auto market shrinks.

Jamie Butters | Bloomberg News
March 1, 2018

Chrysler to Buy Back Recalled Ram Pickups

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has agreed to repurchase more than half a million vehicles — most of them Ram pickups — as part of a settlement with the federal government that also includes a record $105 million penalty for delaying action on safety defects in its vehicles, Bloomberg News reported.

Transport Topics
July 27, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Quarterly Profit Rises on Ram, Jeep Demand

Craig Warga/Bloomberg News

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles reported profit that missed analysts’ estimates as costs for recalling faulty vehicles blunted the benefits from a stronger dollar and sales of Ram pickups and Jeep SUVs in the U.S.

Mark Clothier | Bloomberg News
Tommaso Ebhardt
January 28, 2015
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letter: Irked by Fiat

Your item titled “Ram to Add Commercial Division” caught my eye and my ire.

November 5, 2012