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    Marchionne shows 2012 Dodge Viper at dealer meeting

    Dodge Viper ACR – Click above for high-res image gallery
    At yesterday's Chrysler dealer conference, the Pentastar people publicly revealed new or updated products from Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Fiat. But there was more on stage than just a facelifted Town & Country and a federalized ...

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    Report: Marchionne to ask Fiat stockholders to demerge the company

    Fiat S.p.A is a conglomerate divided into Fiat Autos and Fiat Industrial, the two combining to own or control well over 20 companies. The auto side includes Alfa Romeo, Ferrari and Maserati, Magnetti Marelli and Fiat Powertrain Technologies. The industrial side controls companies like Iveco and ...

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    Marchionne: Chrysler profit not likely for 2010

    Sergio Marchionne harbors no illusions about Chrysler being in the black for 2010. The Detroit News reports the Chrysler chairman and Fiat CEO stated flat out that a net profit in 2010 isn't likely during an August 23rd tour of a Toledo Jeep plant. Despite recent reports of operating profits from ...

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    Marchionne: Chrysler earned operating profit in Q2

    Chrysler may be more than a little short on new products right now, but that apparently isn't stopping Team Pentastar from bolstering its bottom line. The Detroit Free Press reports that Fiat/Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne told reporters that Chrysler managed to produce black ink between April ...

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    Fiat's Marchionne wants to add CNG- and LPG-powered vehicles to Chrysler's lineup

    2011 Alfa Romeo Giulietta – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Fiat has the highly regarded Multijet diesel engine among its offerings, and Volkswagen has been spending massive amounts of moolah to soften American hearts toward diesels. Yet in spite of those two factoids, at a recent ...

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    Report: Chrysler to set up separate Fiat dealers

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    When Fiat and Chrysler merged, it was assumed that Fiat and Chrysler-branded products would be sharing a common showroom floor. Well, you know what happens when you assume. The Detroit Bureau reports that when Fiat-badged vehicles arrive ...

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    Marchionne says "Probably 2011" on Chrysler IPO, wants GM to go first

    Everyone is watching General Motors CEO Ed Whitacre, Jr. to see what he'll be able to pull of this year with respect to his plans, including a possible IPO. Count Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne among the interested. While the Fiat 500's introduction will likely result in Fiat upping its Chrysler ...

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    Marchionne: Chrysler's Fiat infusion may come earlier than expected

    Fiat/Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne appears to be a fairly optimistic chap, and recent news coming out of Auburn Hills shows that he may have reason to begin seeing the Pentastar's glass as half full. Marchionne said in a conference call Monday that improved finances and a surprise first quarter ...

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    The on Autoblog with Paul Eisenstein

    Where have all the mavericks gone? When he hands in his office keys a few days from now, General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz will begin an oft-delayed retirement that was originally set to begin shortly after the ill-fated "merger of equals" between Daimler and Chrysler. His decision to rejoin ...

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    Report: 2013 Alfa Romeo Spider, 2012 Giulia to be based on RWD Chrysler platform

    Alfa Romeo Spider – Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to the comprehensive five-year plan which Fiat/Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne unveiled today, the next generation of Alfa Romeos are slated to be based on a Chrysler platform. Among those models will be the replacement ...

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    BREAKING: Luca di Montezemolo reportedly stepping down from Fiat

    Fiat has called a last-minute unscheduled press conference for 4 pm CET today, where it is understood that Fiat Group Chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo will announce that he is leaving the company. At this time, no official reason has been given for Montezemolo's departure, but it's being ...

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    Report: Analyst claims Chrysler may not be able to survive in current form

    When General Motors and Chrysler entered bankruptcy proceedings in 2009, it was very clear that one company had a future product portfolio and one didn't. So while The General received the lion's share of government funding, Chrysler was basically given to Fiat with the hope that Team Pentastar ...

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    Marchionne: Chrysler will break even in 2010

    Think Chrysler is having a banner 2010? A quick glance at the sales charts shows a company in dire need of new product, better quality and a Hail Mary on the showroom floor. But as bad as the situation is right now in Auburn Hills, MI, it appears the company could just about be done bleeding ...

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    Report: Chrysler pushing 300 launch up to November

    It doesn't take a seasoned auto analyst to look at Chrysler's current product portfolio and see a rag-tag unit of long-in-the-tooth cars, trucks and crossovers. And other than the introduction of an all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee in the next few months and the next Dodge Durango arriving later in the ...

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    That'll Fix It: Chrysler may drop Sebring name at next refresh

    2010 Chrysler Sebring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    New products seem to be a scarce commodity at Chrysler, but a recent raft of reports emanating from Auburn Hills and, perhaps more importantly Turin, Italy, shows that storm clouds are gathering near The Pentastar's new product ...

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    Marchionne: Alfa Romeo back in the U.S. by 2012

    Alfa Romeo 159 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's been 15 years since Alfa Romeo last sold vehicles in the U.S. market, but according to Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne, we won't have to wait much longer for a chance to own a vehicle donning the Cross and Serpent. Automotive News is ...

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    Report: Marchionne says Chrysler and Lancia could be merged within a year

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    Remember the nameless Chrysler Lancia (pictured above) from last week's Detroit Show? According to a report from Autocar, there's a good chance that the vehicle (a reskinned Delta) is more than just an exercise in ...

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    Report: Alfa Romeo's U.S. launch delayed

    We were getting amped up for Alfa Romeo's return to the U.S. and the chance to drive Breras and Guilietta's on our favorite roads, and then Fiat head Sergio Marchionne delivers what they call a "smackdown" at the Detroit Auto Show. According to Autocar, Marchionne says that Fiat has to show it ...

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    Lancia's near future to be built on Chrysler platforms

    Another morsel to come out of Fiat's 2-year plan is the short term product plan for Lancia, a brand that the parent company has been accused of neglecting for quite a while. In addition to the usual refreshes and facelifts, the truly juicy bit is that Fiat plans 17 new vehicles over the next two ...

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    REPORT: Marchionne will choose to lead either Chrysler or Fiat within 24 months

    Sergio Marchionne appears to be very well regarded within the auto industry and his work making Fiat a viable automaker has been pretty remarkable overall. Now Marchionne is charged with saving the beleaguered and product-starved Chrysler while also keeping momentum back home in Italy. That's a ...


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