Sergio Marchionne

Fiat Chrysler may have found a buyer in China, but who?
Fiat Chrysler may have found a buyer in China, but who?

For nearly three years (and maybe longer), Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has been looking for a pal, a partner to help him improve the FCA lineup and lay a strong foundation for the company's future. After being rebuffed and left-swiped by a handful of potential soulmates, he may have finally...Read More»

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EPA warned Fiat Chrysler about diesel defeat devices in 2015

In February, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' CEO, Sergio Marchionne, warned investors that his company could soon face a Dieselgate crisis of its own. As it turns out, Marchionne had plenty of time to reach that conclusion. The Environmental Protection Agency met with FCA to express concerns about the...Read More»

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U.S. sues Fiat Chrysler over diesel emissions: $4.6 billion fine possible

Last Thursday, we reported that after months of back-and-forth between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the California Air Resources Board, FCA was about to be slapped with a federal lawsuit. The cause? Excess emissions from more than 100,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee...Read More»

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Fiat Chrysler is about to be sued over diesel emissions say insiders

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles hasn't exactly been ahead of the curve on developing electric cars. Nor has it done much work on self-driving vehicles (though its partnership with Waymo has picked up some of the slack). But when it comes to predicting lawsuits, FCA is batting 1000. Back in March, FCA's...Read More»

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Match game: Volkswagen may be interested in merging with Fiat Chrysler, too

A week ago, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' merger-minded CEO, Sergio Marchionne, said that he fully expected Volkswagen to come a-courtin' "at the relevant time". This week, Volkswagen CEO Matthias Muller confirmed that, yeah, he might be interested in a hook-up, too. That's a rapid about-face for...Read More»

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Marchionne: Volkswagen might buy Fiat Chrysler to protect itself

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' CEO Sergio Marchionne is still on the lookout for a business partner. He has a hunch, though, that the partner may come looking for him. Speaking on the floor of the Geneva Motor Show earlier this week, Marchionne indicated that he'd be open to pursuing a merger with...Read More»

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Marchionne would still merge with General Motors, but is it the right fit?

In December 2015, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' CEO Sergio Marchionne admitted that he'd given up his dream of merging FCA and General Motors for the time-being. But apparently, true love never dies: in the wake of yesterday's announcement that GM is selling off Opel/Vauxhall to PSA, reporters asked...Read More»

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Fiat Chrysler warns investors of its own Dieselgate crisis

With Volkswagen's Dieselgate crisis dominating the auto news for over 17 months, you might've missed the fact that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is facing a diesel disaster of its own--both in the U.S. and abroad. Now, the automaker has explained the nature of the problem and hinted at its potential...Read More»

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Waymo & FCA are building 100 self-driving Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans

For years, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has been searching for a partner--a company to help FCA develop and build tomorrow's cars. He first tried hooking up with General Motors and Ford, both of which shot him down. Then in April, he hit up Google. By early May, it was clear that...Read More»

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RIP, Dodge Dart: Model makes an early exit, no 2017 version to come

There's no easy way to say this, so we won't beat around the bush: the Dodge Dart is dead. Again. The fact that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is pulling the plug on the Dart isn't surprising. Sales stats for the compact sedan have been disappointing since its arrival during the 2013 model year. No...Read More»

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Fiat Chrysler wants more partnerships--now, with Uber & Amazon

If Game of Thrones has taught us anything, it's that success depends on strategic partnerships. Sergio Marchionne has taken that message to heart: after wooing Volkswagen and General Motors (and getting shot down both times), he tried to hook-up with Apple (no response), then swiped right on...Read More»

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Rumor: FCA puts the moves on Google

Industries are built on strategic partnerships. The right collaboration can do wonders for a bottom line. The wrong collaboration? Well, remember AOL Time Warner? Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has been searching for the perfect partner for more than a year. He's been shot down by...Read More»

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Fiat Chrysler still feels the urge to merge (but does anyone else?)

Last summer, the auto world was buzzing over Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne and his vigorous attempts to pair FCA with another automaker--namely, General Motors. Fall and winter seem to have cooled Marchionne's passions, but apparently, spring has sprung, and the urge to merge is strong once...Read More»

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FCA has a new plan to save Fiat. Can it work?

It seems like just yesterday that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles--then known as Chrysler--was preparing for the return of Fiat and its pint-sized 500 model to the U.S. The company had big, big hopes for its well-known European brand, but things haven't played out exactly as FCA expected. In fact, Fiat...Read More»

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FCA's Sergio Marchionne wants to help Apple make electric cars

Last year, Sergio Marchionne made headlines with his dogged pursuit of Mary Barra. The Fiat Chrysler CEO was bound and determined to partner with Barra's General Motors, and he even considered a hostile takeover of FCA's Detroit-based competitor. It was a very weird, slightly stalker-y tale of...Read More»

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Fiat Chrysler Kills Chrysler 200 & Dodge Dart, Puts Brakes On Alfa Romeo, Ramps Up Jeep

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has updated its current business plan, and...well, let's just say that changes are afoot at FCA, but none of them will catch anyone off-guard. The new plan stems from changes in the global marketplace that position some FCA products for greater success than others. Such...Read More»

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Sergio Marchionne Has Given Up His Dream Of Merging Fiat Chrysler With GM (For Now, Anyway)

For months, Sergio Marchionne has spoken very publicly about wanting to merge Fiat Chrysler Automobiles with General Motors. Some have worried that FCA's CEO might resort to drastic measures to achieve his dream, but it appears he's finally given up -- at least for the next five years. GM wasn't...Read More»

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Sergio Marchionne's Magnificent Obsession With GM: How Does It End?

Many jokes have been made about Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne and his curious -- some would say quixotic -- quest to merge FCA with General Motors. At first, it seemed like an idea that came out of a happy-hour brainstorming session, a piece of spaghetti that didn't quite stick to...Read More»

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Will Sergio Marchionne Force His Way Into A Merger With GM? Should He?

In late May, rumors began circulating that the CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Sergio Marchionne, had proposed a merger with General Motors in an email to CEO Mary Barra. By all accounts, Barra shot him down, refusing to discuss the matter further. But as Bloomberg reports, Barra's would-be...Read More»

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