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Fiat, an acronym for Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino, is an Italian automaker and major player in the European marketplace. Founded in 1899, Fiat is now the world's sixth largest automaker and the largest based in Italy. The company is currently led by Sergio Marchionne and its portfolio includes the Ferrari, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Lancia and Fiat brands, as well as a majority stake in Chrysler Group LLC.

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    Video: Fiat GIF-based ads make our heads spin
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    Take a good, long look at the image above. Don't worry, it's completely real; you're not hallucinating. Would you believe that's an actual screencap from an actual ad commissioned by Fiat that's airing on actual television? Believe it. The commercials started as a series of animated GIFs from The Richards Group for Fiat's Tumblr page, according to ...

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    Official: Fiat board makes Chrysler merger official, approves $5.4B bond sale
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    Fiat's board of directors has officially approved the merger plan that will see the conglomerate's automotive operations merged with Chrysler into the new Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The plan essentially provides a road map for the structure of the new company. It includes provisions for Fiat shareholders – one Fiat share will translate to one share ...

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    Report: Fiat taps Mitsubishi for European pickup
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    Mitsubishi is often derided in the US for its relatively boring lineup, Lancer Evolution aside, but the company is on the upswing worldwide, recently posting record global operating profits. The Japanese automaker may get a further boost in the near future from a rumored pickup truck deal with Fiat. According to insider sources speaking to Automotive ...

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    Report: Fiat loses $14k on every 500e it builds, Marchionne doesn't want you to buy one
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    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne made some interesting comments during a frank and entertaining talk at the Brookings Institution yesterday, saying he hoped that no one bought the Fiat 500e, the well-received EV based on the adorable Italian car. "I hope you don't buy it," said Marchionne, during a talk and question-and-answer session that ...

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    Report: Fiat Chrysler's London offices will be small, with financial focus
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    Fiat Chrysler's decision to locate its new corporate headquarters in jolly old London won't herald a sprawling relocation effort. Instead, it's very likely that the FCA outfit will be a small one, primarily focused on finance. The report comes from Automotive News Europe, which claims FCA's London office will employ about 50 people with backgrounds in ...

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    Official: Fiat previews production 500X on Melfi assembly line
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    The Fiat assembly plant in Melfi, Italy, may not be one that appears on our radar that often. It's been in operation since 1993, but until recently only built the Punto – a model that's been around in its current form with few modifications for the better part of a decade, but hasn't warranted the transatlantic voyage to American showrooms. Fiat ...

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    Official: Fiat Chrysler posts $690M Q1 loss
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    If there is one thing that should be remembered when looking at quarterly and annual earnings, it's that the headline numbers rarely tell the whole story when it comes to an automaker's health. Chrysler's first-quarter earnings are just such an example. Yes, the Auburn Hills-based manufacturer lost $690 million, which is quite a large sum of money. The ...

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    Report: Fiat Chrysler target 850k sales in China by 2018
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    Behind the vanguard of numerous Jeep models, two Chryslers, a smattering of Fiats and Alfa Romeos and local production through a joint venture with Guangzhou Automotive Group (GAG), Fiat Chrysler wants to increase sales in China more than six-fold by 2018. The group sold 130,000 cars in China in 2013, the aim for 2018 being 850,000 cars. Ultimately it's ...

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    Recalls: Fiat recalling 500e for faulty power inverter
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    Chrysler is recalling 4,141 Fiat 500e models from the 2013 and 2014 model years because they could lose power. According to the automaker, the power inverter module could allow coolant to seep onto electrical components. This could cause a short circuit and power loss. The part in question is responsible for altering the electric current. The company ...

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    Report: Merged Fiat-Chrysler HQ will be in London
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    You won't be seeing Sergio Marchionne in his famous sweaters running day-to-day operations of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles from Michigan. Although, he won't be doing it from Italy, either. The FCA CEO recently announced that the company's corporate headquarters would be located in London. "Headquarters will be in London. It's clear that group executive ...

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    Report: Share price falls on skepticism of Chrysler-Fiat five-year plan
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    Following this week's Fiat Chrysler extravaganza, where the Italian-American manufacturer announced its plans for the next five years, the Autoblog staff was cautiously optimistic of the company's future. Investors? Not so much. Fiat saw its shares tumble 12 percent in Wednesday's trading, falling from 8.67 euros ($12.06 at today's rates) to 7.44 euros ...

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    Followup: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: The next five years
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    Unless you've been living under a rock for the past 24 hours, you've no doubt read about all of the big future product news coming out of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles today. We had individual brand reports from Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Maserati and even Ferrari, but in the interest of simplifying and summarizing, we're going to list out ...

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    Video: Godzilla stops off for a little Italian in new Fiat ad
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    Fiat is really trying to push its five-door 500L, which has gotten off to a rather disappointing first year of sales. The Italian brand's first big-name effort involved rapper P. Diddy and a pair of very unfortunate desert pedestrians. Now, it's gone even bigger (quite literally), teaming up with everyone's favorite, city destroying, radiation-breathing ...

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    Official: Ram and Fiat Professional announce plans for new trucks, vans starting in 2015
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    Ram Trucks CEO and President Reid Bigland got his turn among the executives elucidating the near-term futures for brands in the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles umbrella, laying out the plans for both Ram trucks and Fiat Professional. After Bigland said that the company "will continue to invest heavily in commercial vehicles" for the Italian arm, he didn't give ...

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    Official: Maserati confirms Levante SUV for 2015, Alfieri for 2016
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    The Maserati share of the big Fiat Chrysler event today was expected to be something of a snooze, at least relative to the very busy Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Alfa Romeo portions. But the truth is there was plenty to pay attention to where the premium Italian brand was concerned. After all, moving from its 15,400 unit sales in 2013 to a target of 75,000 ...

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    Official: Alfa Romeo to launch eight new products by 2018, increase sales to 400K units
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    Alfa Romeo will go back to being the brand people admire, according to CEO Harald Wester. After a few streams of news on the various brands in the Fiat Chrysler family, here's the deluge we've been waiting for – Alfa Romeo. The legendary Italian brand is being pointed towards a renaissance, as shown by the brand's five-year plan. The ...

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    Official: Ferrari to launch new model every year, keep production limited
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    You've no doubt perused the big news coming out of Fiat-Chrysler's headquarters in Auburn Hills, MI today. But at the end of the brand discussions, Sergio Marchionne spoke briefly about an incredibly important, low-volume part of the Fiat-Chrysler empire: Ferrari. "You do need one of these cars in your driveway," Marchionne joked. And while other brand ...

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    Official: Fiat 500X coming in early 2015, 'specialty' product later that year
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    With its name freshly on the mailbox at the Chrysler Technical Center, Fiat took its turn on the stage for Fiat Chrysler's five-year plan. Unlike the other members of FCA, though, the maker of the mustachioed minicars didn't have a great deal to talk about. The big (and most heartbreaking) news is the announcement that Fiat will begin selling a trucklet. ...

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    Report: Marchionne to make Alfa Romeo a separate company within Fiat
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    According to a report in Automotive News that quotes "people familiar with the matter," the next big play in Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne's plan for Alfa Romeo is to break it off from Fiat Group Automobiles and set it up as a separate company within the Fiat empire, giving it the same structure as Ferrari and Maserati. The idea, say the sources, is that a ...

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    Official: 2015 Fiat Ducato and French siblings get prettier face, finer features
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    The Ram ProMaster only introduced itself to US buyers - prognathous jaw first - last year, but it might quickly be the recipient of some plastic surgery. Above is the new face of the 2015 Fiat Ducato, which does duty as our ProMaster, the Citroën Jumper and the Peugeot Boxer and will be officially unveiled on May 12. Its face still slopes forward all ...

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