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FCA scion John Elkann tries to pull off a Marchionne-sized merger

Young chairman looks to Renault for Agnelli family's fortunes

Young chairman looks to Renault for Agnelli family's fortunes.

Ferrari presents new F1 car to challenge Mercedes

'It's a very emotional day for me,' says driver Charles Leclerc

'It's a very emotional day for me,' says driver Charles Leclerc.

Fiat Chrysler CEO Marchionne's health crisis forced succession scramble

‘It's a 2019 issue’: He and Elkann had reportedly not agreed on an heir

'It's a 2019 issue': He and Elkann had reportedly not agreed on an heir

Sergio Marchionne, the man who saved Fiat and Chrysler, dies at 66

‘I like to fix things,’ he said when he became CEO of Fiat in 2004

'I like to fix things,' he said when he became CEO of Fiat in 2004

China's Great Wall confirms its interest — in Jeep, or all of FCA

If FCA were willing to sell Jeep as a standalone brand, a lot more suitors would appear, including GM and Ford.

Ferrari families have 'agreement' to prevent takeover

Ferrari shareholders Piero Ferrari and John Elkann reportedly have an agreement to prevent investors from taking over the Italian sportscar maker.

FCA chairman confirms Marchionne email to Barra

FCA chairman John Elkann confirms that Sergio Marchionne sent Mary Barra an email to suggest a merger.

Marchionne to take his sweater and go home after 2018

The end is in sight for Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne, who confirmed in an interview with Bloomberg that once FCA's sweeping five-year plan is completed, he'd be stepping down from his post to "undoubtedly" do something else that

Fiat Chrysler's London offices will be small, with financial focus

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.

Fiat-Chrysler alliance in jeopardy due to Pentastar's IPO filing?

The four-year relationship between Fiat and Chrysler has thus far been beneficial for both automakers, but it has also proven to be a complicated battle between Sergio Marchionne and the United Auto Workers – the latter controlling the remaining 41.5 percent of Chrysler. With the Jeffrey N. Ross

Marchionne assures Fiat jobs will stay in Italy, amid Chrysler merger talks

Even though Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne has repeatedly said he won't pick up, leave Italy and take his Fiat factories with him, his occasional pointed comments about the challenges of running operations in that country has worried Italian politicians dealing with government, economic and labor-force seizures the past few years. After Fiat Industrial announced it was moving its headquarters t

Fiat boss Elkann being mentored by... Bill Ford?

Fiat Chairman John Elkann has been turning to an unusual source for advice on the car business. While speaking during an interview with The Detroit News, Elkann said he often asks Bill Ford Jr. for advice on how to proceed with the turnaround at Chrysler. "It's great to have the opportunity to share this with someone like Bill,

Fiat says it has "no plans" to take Mazda stake

Fiat Chairman John Elkann says his company has no plans to purchase a stake in Mazda, according to Reuters. Instead, the Italian automaker will focus its efforts on increasing its share of Chrysler to more than 60 percent. Right now, Fiat owns 58.5 percent of Chrysler, though the European company has made it clear that at some point in the future, it w

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp and Agnelli family's Exor confirm F1 plan

It may have seemed far-fetched when the news first broke, and Bernie Ecclestone may think it will never amount to anything, but the reports of a plan to buy-out Formula 1 have proven factual.