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    Report: Marchionne's pay as Fiat CEO falls to $5M
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    Sergio Marchionne will be buying fewer of his iconic sweaters, as his 2013 pay from Fiat took a dip from $6.24 million to an even $5 million. Marchionne, who was also CEO of Chrysler, made $307,989 thanks to some stocks and benefits from the American company, although he didn't take a salary. Of ...

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    Recalls: Fiat recalling 2014 500L over dual-clutch transmission
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    Much like it did yesterday, Fiat Chrysler Automotive is announcing a voluntary recall of the five-door Fiat 500L. Where yesterday's recall covered Jeep and Dodge SUVs over performance issues with the brakes, today's bulletin is perhaps more serious. Over 19,000 500Ls equipped with the ...

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    Report: Only best-performing US Fiat dealers to get Alfa Romeo franchises
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    Alfa Romeo has been rumored to return to the US market so many times for so many years, it's hard to keep count. This time, though, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne promises that it's for real. Alfa is scheduled to reappear in the States this summer with its 4C sports coupe as its introductory ...

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    Podcast: Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #363 LIVE!
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    We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #363 tonight, where prodigal host Zach Bowman will return to join Dan Roth and Steven Ewing. Check out the topics below, drop us your questions and comments via our Q&A module, and don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't ...

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    Report: Marchionne completed Fiat-Chrysler deal from a Florida beach
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    Sergio Marchionne is the CEO of Fiat, which as you may have heard, has finally worked up a deal to finish acquiring the Chrysler Group after months of bargaining with the United Auto Workers and its VEBA healthcare trust, which owned just over 40 percent of the American brand. Where was ...

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    Report: Fiat stock rockets up after word of Chrysler deal
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    Now that Fiat has finalized a deal to purchase the outstanding shares of Chrysler owned by the United Auto Workers' VEBA retiree heathcare fund without having to file for an IPO, you can count the Italian automaker's stockholders among the happy. The Detroit News reports that Fiat stock closed ...

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    Official: Fiat buying rest of Chrysler in $4.35 billion deal, IPO avoided
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    Chrysler will now become a wholly owned member of the Fiat family, as it's been announced that the 41.46-percent stake in the Auburn Hills, MI-based manufacturer owned by the United Auto Workers' VEBA trust fund will be sold to the Italian company. Concluding the agreement will mark the closure ...

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    Report: Fiat seeking $10B in financing to buy Chrysler
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    As Fiat looks to become the full owner of Chrysler, all it has standing in its way is the retiree trust of the United Auto Workers, which currently holds the remaining 41.5 percent of the company as the result of the Pentastar's bankruptcy deal. The Detroit News is reporting that that Fiat is ...

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    Report: Fiat talking with banks about buying rest of Chrysler
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    All that stands in the way of Fiat's total ownership of Chrysler is a 41.5-percent stake currently held by the United Auto Workers healthcare trust, but according to SFGate.com, Sergio Marchionne is currently trying to raise the capital to complete the acquisition. The article says that a deal ...

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    Report: Fiat may control Chrysler, but it can't reach in its pockets
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    Despite the fact that Fiat has a controlling stake in Chrysler, the Italian automaker cannot take advantage of the Pentastar's recent success to ease its pain in Europe. Chrysler is on a roll right now, with an improving product portfolio, most recently highlighted by the Dodge Dart small car. ...

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    Official: Fiat increases Chrysler stake to 58.5%
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    How important is the forthcoming 2013 Dodge Dart to the future of Chrysler? Well, it allowed Fiat to boost its stake in Chrysler for the fifth time in the past year today, adding five percent to bring Fiat's total ownership to 58.5 percent. That's because the new Dodge sedan scored a combined 40 ...

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    Report: Marchionne pushing to consolidate Fiat, Chrysler management... soon
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    Fiat is well on its way toward owning 57 percent of Chrysler by the end of 2011, and CEO Sergio Marchionne appears to be ready to take the integration of the two companies to the next level. Bloomberg reports that Marchionne plans to unify the management structure of the two automakers, adding ...

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    Report: Fiat comes to terms with Treasury to buy Fed's $560M Chrysler stake
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    Fiat has reportedly reached a deal to pay $500 million for the rest of the federal government's share of Chrysler, along with another $60 million for the government's option to buy most of the remaining shares of Chrysler stock. The purchase, which President Obama should officially announce ...

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    Report: Fiat looking to up Chrysler stake to 46% by June
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    Fiat has been in a big, fat hurry to increase its stake in Chrysler, as the Italian automaker has managed to increase ownership from 20 percent to 30 percent so far this year. A report out of Automotive News Europe (via Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera) shows that the stakes may raise once ...

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    Report: Fiat to up stake in Chrysler to 30 percent
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    Fiat currently owns 25 percent of Chrysler, but that stake will reportedly jump to 30 percent in the next couple weeks. Automotive News reports that the Italian automaker is weeks away from satisfying additional requirements needed to bump the ownership stake by another five percent. Unnamed ...

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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #211
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    We're recording Episode #211 of the Autoblog Podcast tonight, and we've put some topics below. Drop us your own feedback and questions or vote on your fellow readers' submissions to help determine what we discuss this evening. You can ...

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    Report: Fiat to build Jeeps in Italy
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    It's beginning to look like Fiat's plan for Chrysler includes heavier use of the C-EVO platform that underpins the Alfa Romeo Giulietta. There's already going to be a Dodge based off the C-EVO, and Fiat has just laid out plans to build a new Jeep model on the platform at the company's Mirafiori ...

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    Chrysler split over which CAD software to use
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    Anyone that's ever tried to get divergent computer systems to play nice knows that it's not a trivial matter. And when two automakers come together, getting everyone on the same page is both enormously difficult and critically important if the enterprise is to succeed. Chrysler is all too ...

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    Marchionne: Chrysler will break even in 2010
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    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: Fiat 500 to launch in the U.S. with Abarth performance model
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    With every passing week comes another report of how Fiat and Chrysler will be sharing products. If it's not Chrysler-badged Lancias then it's Lancia-badged Chryslers or an Alfa-badged Jeep. As for the Fiat division itself, ...

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