#FIAT

Labor

GM Charges FCA with Corporate Espionage

New claims of offshore accounts, boardroom moles and more
#Fiat #GeneralMotors #legal

Car/Ride Sharing

Stops and Starts on the Road to Autonomy

COVID-19 is having an impact, but long-term effect is unclear.
#BMW #Fiat #covid-19

Economics

A Tough Week for Carmakers

Lousy financial results but considerable optimism that the worst is over.
#Ford #Volkswagen #Chevrolet

The Age of Ultium?

GM’s plans for an electric future don’t include a name change…yet
#Oldsmobile #Buick #Chevrolet

Economics

Financial Review May Affect Details of FCA-PSA Merger

COVID-19 impact assessment due by year-end
#europe #FiatChryslerAutomobiles #Fiat

Diesel

FCA Offices in Europe Raided in Diesel Cheating Probe

Under scrutiny, again, for using illegal control software
#Jeep #Fiat #AlfaRomeo

Autonomous Vehicles

FCA, Waymo Expand Level 4 Partnership

Ram ProMaster and other light commercial trucks to get autonomous tech
#Lancia #Dodge #Waymo

Autonomous Vehicles

Aurora Aims Big with Autonomous Testing in Texas

Startup targets commercial truck applications
#Daimler #Google #Waymo

Hybrid

Maserati Electrification Effort Starts with Mild-Hybrid Ghibli

Full EVs on tap for next year
#europe #Fiat #AlfaRomeo

Business

New Name in the Auto Industry: Stellantis

FCA, PSA reach for the stars with corporate identity
#Citroen #Chrysler #Dodge

Labor

Back to the Ramparts for GM, FCA on Racketeering Claim

Appeals court overturns order for CEOs resolve case in person
#people #legal #Fiat

Business

GM Wants New Judge for FCA Racketeering Lawsuit

Company blasts judge’s view that lawsuit is a “waste of time and resources”
#legal #Chrysler #Fiat

Economics

PSA Says COVID Makes FCA Merger More Critical

Tavares says promised savings and synergies gain value
#covid-19 #europe #people

Business

Volvo, Waymo to Partner on Robo-Taxis

AV collaborations abound to jumpstart commercialization efforts
#Waymo #Zenuity #tech

Business

Judge Orders CEOs of GM, FCA to End Racketeering Fight

An attempt to shorten years of litigation over GM’s bribery charges
#GeneralMotors #people #legal

Business

FCA Lands a $7.1 Billion Guaranteed Loan in Italy

Funds may further complicate FCA-PSA merger plan
#europe #legal #Chrysler

Assembly

Europe’s Car Plants at 50% of Capacity

Carmakers don’t expect to return to normal output for months.
#covid-19 #Chrysler #Fiat

Business

EU Opens Antitrust Probe into FCA-PSA Merger

Focus will be on small commercial vans, and maybe more
#europe #Chrysler #Daimler

Business

FCA to Forego Summer Shutdowns at Some N. American Plants

Strong pent-up demand coming out of the COVID-19 lockdown
#Chrysler #Dodge #Fiat

Design

FCA Wins Trade Ruling on Jeep Lookalike Case

The lookalike grille is gone, but the resemblance remains
#asia #legal #Chrysler