Fiat Chrysler’s Maserati plant in Grugliasco, Italy has been in the news due to striking by FIOM (Federazione Impiegati Operai Metallurgici) union. The reasons for this strike have been numerous, ranging from holidays in August to various contract negotiations which were stalled.
2015 Chrysler 200 has gotten off with the best possible start in the US. This mid-sized four door sedan managed to record over 10,000 booking orders on the first day itself and over 17,000 bookings in the first two days. Based on the same platform as 2014 Jeep Cherokee’s Fiat-Chrysler Compact Wide platform, Chrysler 200 price starts from $21,700 (excluding destination).
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is now the parent company for all of Fiat’s subsidiaries, have unveiled their new sign board at Auburn Hills Head Quarters and announced their five year plan yesterday. Fiat – Chrysler merger was completed in January 21, 2014 and extensive growth plan among subsidiaries (Fiat, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Alfa Romeo, Maserati, Ferrari and Ram) have been on works since then. Yesterday’s all-day event brought the five year plan to light, shows potential to get in the same league as Toyota Motor Corporation, Volkswagen Group and General Motors Company.
Chrysler Group LLC Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne this week announced 800 jobs at the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (Mich.), a facility that came close to being shut down in 2010. The new employees will be involved in production of the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200.
The combined empires of Fiat and Chrysler have come into being with a new entity known as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The Board of Directors of Fiat S.p.A have approved this corporate reorganization and formation of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) as a fully integrated global automaker.