PSA, Fiat to Seal Merger After Winning Shareholder Approval

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group will combine to form a new company called Stellantis. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group will combine to form a new company called Stellantis. (Christopher Pike/Bloomberg News)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and PSA Group will complete their combination later this month after shareholders signed off on a deal that endured two years of drama.

January 4, 2021

Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley to Run Americas After PSA Merger

Mike Manley Mike Manley in 2019 by Carlos Osorio/AP

DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley will run operations in the Americas when his company merges with France’s PSA Peugeot early next year.

December 18, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Fiat Chrysler to Invest Up to $1.1 Billion in Canadian Plants

Fiat Christopher Pike/Bloomberg News

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV agreed to invest as much as $1.1 billion (C$ 1.5 billion) in one of its two assembly plants in Canada as part of a tentative agreement reached with more than 9,000 local autoworkers.

October 15, 2020
Government, Business

Fiat Chrysler Calls GM’s Bribery Allegations ‘Preposterous’

The Fiat Chrysler Automobiles logo. (Paul Sancya/Associated Press)

Allegations by General Motors that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles bribed union officials are “preposterous” and read like a script from a “third-rate spy movie,” FCA lawyers wrote in court documents filed Aug. 10.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
August 10, 2020
Government, Business

GM Alleges Fiat Chrysler Spent Millions to Bribe UAW Leaders

General Motors headquarters General Motors' headquarters in Detroit. (Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg News)

General Motors is asking a federal judge to reconsider his dismissal of a lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler based on new allegations that FCA bribed union and GM officials.

Tom Krisher and Ed White | Associated Press
August 3, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous, TCA

FCA, Waymo Extend Autonomous Partnership

Waymo vehicle Four years ago, FCA began providing its Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans to Waymo to test self-driving technology. (Waymo)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Google affiliate Waymo said July 22 they are extending their partnership in the development and testing of autonomous vehicles for commercial delivery and for future FCA products.

Breana Noble | The Detroit News
July 22, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel

Fiat Chrysler, Iveco Offices Searched in Emissions Probe

Fiat logo on vehicle Gene J. Puskar/AP

FRANKFURT, Germany — Investigators searched offices of automaker Fiat Chrysler and truck maker Iveco in Germany, Switzerland and Italy on July 22 as part of an investigation into suspected illegal manipulation of diesel emissions.

July 22, 2020
Business, Safety, TCA

Some Fiat Chrysler Workers Walk Out Over COVID-19 Fears

Outside the Warren Truck Assembly Plant in Detroit, in February 2019. Outside the Warren Truck Assembly Plant in Detroit, in February 2019. (Anthony Lanzilote/Bloomberg News)

Seventeen Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV employees in the Warren Truck Assembly Plant’s paint shop stopped working over concerns about the novel coronavirus pandemic, though production continues, the automaker confirmed March 16.

Breana Noble | The Detroit News
March 16, 2020
Government, Business

Fiat Sales Boss Set to Leave After Settling Dispute Over SEC Probe

Reid Bigland next to Ram pickup Reid Bigland, then head of the Ram brand, walks next to the Ram 1500 pickup truck after it was named 2019 North American Truck of the Year at the North American International Auto Show on Jan. 14, 2019, in Detroit. (Tony Ding/Associated Press)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s U.S. sales chief will leave next month after settling a dispute over how he was paid during a federal probe into the carmaker’s reporting practices.

Gabrielle Coppola | Bloomberg News
March 4, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

IPhone Manufacturer Wades Into Electric Cars With Fiat Venture

iPhone 11 iPhone 11 by Chris Ratliffe/Bloomberg

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the iPhone assembler that’s part of Foxconn Technology Group, plans to establish a joint venture with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to develop and make electric vehicles in China.

January 16, 2020