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    The third episode in this series visits the iconic FCA proving ground in Balocco (Italy), which operates 24 hours a day with 200,000 hours of tests conducted every year.
    The activities and facilities enable simulation of ten years of a vehicle’s life in just five months of testing to ensure the highest standards of quality, safety, reliability and comfort.
    Opened in 1962,...

    The first episodes of FCA What’s Behind showed vehicles being tested in arctic temperatures in Arjeplog, Sweden, and scorching heat in Upington, South Africa. In the third episode, FCA opens the doors to its Balocco Proving Ground, one of the largest testing centers in the world.

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    The 24th re-enactment of the Castell'Arquato-Vernasca hill climb, open only to racing cars built from the early 20C to 1972, takes place from 28 to 30 June.
    To celebrate the Fiat (120 years) and Abarth (70 years) anniversaries, the FCA Heritage department is exhibiting two outstanding classic cars: Fiat 8V (1954) and Abarth 2400 coupé (1964).
    The official presentation of...

    The presentation of the "Vernasca Silver Flag 2019", the historic re-enactment of the Castell'Arquato-Vernasca hill climb staged between 1953 and 1972, to be held from 28 to 30 June, has taken place in the splendid setting of the Centro Storico Fiat.

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    Partnerships will offer innovative charging solutions and services to FCA customers. 
    Initiative also includes research and testing of new technologies to reduce the total cost of ownership of electrified vehicles.
    Enel X will cooperate with FCA in Italy, Spain and Portugal, while ENGIE will collaborate with FCA in 14 other European markets. 
    Over the next two years, FCA...

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has signed two agreements for new e-Mobility solutions to support the production and distribution of the plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and full-electric (BEV) models rolling out as part of the Group’s 2018-2022 business plan.

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    Yet another manufacturing milestone for the FCA Powertrain plant in Bielsko-Biała, one of the most innovative engine factories in the world and World Class Manufacturing Gold Medal holder since 2012.
    The new generation of FireFly Turbo 1.0 and 1.3 engines in 3- and 4-cylinder configurations are up to 20% more fuel-efficient and guarantee the perfect balance between...

    The one hundred-thousandth FireFly Turbo engine (Global Small Engine – GSE Project) was made today in the FCA Powertrain plant in Bielsko-Biała (Poland), one of the most innovative engine factories in the world and World Class Manufacturing Gold Medal holder since 2012.

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    The sponsorship agreement between FCA and FIGC has been renewed for another four years. Fiat will be Top Partner and Official Car of the Italian Football Team confirming a time-honoured partnership that reasserts common values capable of driving both Fiat and the Federation towards new future challenges
    FCA and the Italian Football Federation have renewed the sponsorship...

    The sponsorship agreement between FCA and FIGC has been renewed for another four years.

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    By reading the following release, you agree to be bound by the following limitations and qualifications: This press release is for informational purposes only and is not intended to and does not constitute an offer or invitation to exchange or sell or solicitation of an offer to subscribe for or buy, or an invitation to exchange, purchase or subscribe for, any...

    The Board of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (“FCA”) (NYSE: FCAU / MTA: FCA), meeting this evening under the Chairmanship of John Elkann, has resolved to withdraw with immediate effect its merger proposal made to Groupe Renault.

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    Midrand, 5 June – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) South Africa and Warehouse Service Provider, DSV Solutions, has scooped a Branch of the Year award for the second time in three years.
    This award recognises consistent and reliable service delivery, and the awarding thereof was precipitated by the fact the partnership consistently managed to exceeded financial and operational...

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) South Africa and Warehouse Service Provider, DSV Solutions, has scooped a Branch of the Year award for the second time in three years.

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    FCA Bank was recognized as “Captive Finance Company of the Year” at the 5th edition of the Motor Finance Awards.
    This important international event, promoted by industry news service Motor Finance, published by Leasing Life and devoted to Car Finance, gathers the best players engaged in car finance in Europe, acknowledging the main initiatives launched in the last few months...

    FCA Bank was recognized as “Captive Finance Company of the Year” at the 5th edition of the Motor Finance Awards.

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    The second episode of FCA's unique project, which reveals the work carried out behind the scenes to produce the high quality, safety, reliability and comfort standards of each model, is on air.
    After the success of the trailer and the first episode, FCA What's Behind lands in South Africa for a look behind the scenes of hot temperature vehicle tests.

    The first episode of...

    The first episode of FCA What's Behind showed the tests carried out on cars in the polar temperatures of Arjeplog.

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    By reading the following release, you agree to be bound by the following limitations and qualifications: This press release is for informational purposes only and is not intended to and does not constitute an offer or invitation to exchange or sell or solicitation of an offer to subscribe for or buy, or an invitation to exchange, purchase or subscribe for, any securities, any...

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    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. has today delivered a non-binding letter to the Board of Groupe Renault proposing a combination of their respective businesses as a 50/50merger.

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    Midrand, 24 May 2019 – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is proud to announce a new flagship dealership (JFA Umhlanga) in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, which opened its Sales operations on the 1st of April 2019. This dealership, centrally located in ‘the place of reeds,’ cancater to all your new and previously loved car needs, whether you are looking for a family car, SUV, double cab...

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is proud to announce a new flagship dealership (JFA Umhlanga) in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, which opened its Sales operations on the 1st of April 2019.

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    Today saw the International Press Presentation of the FCA What’s Behind project: showing for the first time “a backstage view” of the research and development phases of FCA automobiles.
    The launch of the first two episodes of a unique kind of film series: from minus 40°C in Sweden to heat testing in South Africa, FCA is seen testing its latest models in extreme...

    Today saw the presentation of the FCA What’s Behind project, a series of lively documentary films that narrates the astonishing backstage of the complex R&D phases of FCA-branded vehicles

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    CERN is launching the Science Gateway, a new scientific education and outreach centre targeting the general public of all ages. The building will be designed by world-renowned architects, Renzo Piano Building Workshop. The project will be funded through external donations, with the leading contribution coming from FCA Foundation, a charitable foundation created by Fiat Chrysler...

    CERN is launching the Science Gateway, a new scientific education and outreach centre targeting the general public of all ages.

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    Today marks the inauguration of the Heritage HUB, in the old Officina 81 site in Via Plava. This site, suspended between the past and the future, is home to FCA’s Heritage Department and its mission for safeguarding the priceless heritage of the Group’s Italian brands. A workplace for services and sales, but also a thrilling display and info experience
    Today sees the opening...

    Today marks the inauguration of the Heritage HUB, in the old Officina 81 site in Via Plava. This site, suspended between the past and the future, is home to FCA’s Heritage Department and its mission for safeguarding the priceless heritage of the Group’s Italian brands. A workplace for services and sales, but also a thrilling display and info experience

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    Dr Paula Pebsworth is in South Africa to look for ways to reduce human baboon conflict
    FCA is sponsoring the use of a Fiat Fullback double cab for the essential field work needed to find solutions

    Midrand, 28 March 2019 – Humans and baboons are often in conflict over shared resources.  More work needs to be done to resolve conflict in a non-lethal...

    Humans and baboons are often in conflict over shared resources. More work needs to be done to resolve conflict in a non-lethal strategies.

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    Delivering the high standards of quality, safety, reliability and comfort that characterise every FCA Group vehicle requires an incessant job that is often done behind the scenes: FCA What’s Behind is the video project that reveals its details
    Getting behind the wheel of your own FCA Group car has become part of everyday life. Starting the engine and setting off is a...

    Delivering the high standards of quality, safety, reliability and comfort that characterise every FCA Group vehicle requires an incessant job that is often done behind the scenes: FCA What’s Behind is the video project that reveals its details

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    Midrand – Innovative and truly novel experiences arenot all that common in the motoring industry. But now local car buyers can get ready for exactly such an occurrence via a first for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) South Africa and its network of dealers: From 08h00 Tuesday, the 26th March, through until 20:00 Wednesday, the 27th March, potential car buyers can test drive...

    From 08h00 Tuesday, the 26th March, through until 20:00 Wednesday, the 27th March, potential car buyers can test drive and/or purchase a Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Jeep or Fiat Professional vehicle from any FCA dealership at any time of the day or night!

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    Midrand – FCA South Africa dealerships across the country will be hosting a Night of Miracles sales marathon event for the first time in South Africa. Join us in this unique event to see for yourself if miracles are only a thing of the past, or if they are still very present nowadays. This unique event will commence on Tuesday, 26 March at 08:00 and will run for 36 straight...

    FCA South Africa dealerships across the country will be hosting a Night of Miracles sales marathon event for the first time in South Africa.

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    Awards recognise exceptional performance, great brand ambassadors and outstanding customer service
    Cargo Motors Bedfordview takes top honours as Overall Aftersales Dealer of the Year 2018
    Ronnie’s Motors East London scooped the Most Improved Aftersales Customer Satisfaction Award 2018
    The CEO’s Award for the Top Sales Executive 2018 was awarded to Dylan Tucker of Fiat...

    South Africa’s top-performing Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) dealers were honoured at the annual FCA Sales and Aftersales Conference, held at Emperor’s Palace last night.

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    $4.5 Billion to Build New Assembly Plant in Detroit and Add Production at Five Existing Michigan Facilities, Creating Nearly 6,500 Jobs

    FCA total committed investments in the U.S. grow to nearly $14.5 billion since 2009, with nearly 30,000 jobs created to date
    Investment would be next step in Company’s U.S. industrialization plan, announced in 2016 to expand Jeep® and Ram...

    $4.5 Billion to Build New Assembly Plant in Detroit and Add Production at Five Existing Michigan Facilities, Creating Nearly 6,500 Jobs

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    The new Fiat teaser celebrates the 2019 GRAMMY “Best Reggae Album” winners, Sting & Shaggy, for their chart-topping release, 44/876 (Cherrytree/A&M/Interscope Records) and will give a sneak-peak at the upcoming advertising campaign featuring these two iconic artists and their forthcoming single “Just One Lifetime”.
    Olivier Francois, Head of Fiat Brand and FCA Global...

    The new Fiat teaser celebrates the 2019 GRAMMY “Best Reggae Album” winners, Sting & Shaggy, for their chart-topping release, 44/876 (Cherrytree/A&M/Interscope Records) and will give a sneak-peak at the upcoming advertising campaign featuring these two iconic artists and their forthcoming single “Just One Lifetime”.

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    Midrand, 4 December 2018 – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is proud to announce the opening of a new flagship dealership in Gauteng. Fiat Chrysler Sandton, located on the corner of William Nicol and Ballyclare Drive, provides customers in Johannesburg and surrounding areas with a stunning environment from which to purchase and service their Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Fiat Professional,...

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is proud to announce the opening of a new flagship dealership in Gauteng. Fiat Chrysler Sandton, located on the corner of William Nicol and Ballyclare Drive, provides customers in Johannesburg and surrounding areas with a stunning environment from which to purchase and service their Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Chrysler, Dodge or Jeep vehicles.

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    Midrand, 26 November 2018 – Whether it is a trip down to the coast or to a vacation destination such as The Palace of the Lost City, many parents will be embarking upon a long summer roadtrip with their kids over the course of the December holidays.
    Doing so, can be a fantastic bonding experience for the family. However, being together for such a long time in a confined space...

    Whether it is a trip down to the coast or to a vacation destination such as The Palace of the Lost City, many parents will be embarking upon a long summer roadtrip with their kids over the course of the December holidays.

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    For the fourth consecutive year, Fiat is the Main Sponsor of the TFF, the Turin Film Festival, to be held from 23 November to 1 December.
    The new 500X and 500L models will ferry Festival guests around throughout the event.
    This strengthens the deep bond that has united Turin, the Fiat brand and the finest film tradition since the early 20th Century.

    Fiat is starring at...

    Fiat is starring at one of the most important international film festivals, to be held in Turin's cinemas from 23 November to 1 December.

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    Midrand, 01 November 2018 – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is proud to announce the opening of the new Motus dealership in Pinetown on 1 November. This centrally located as well as fully authorised services and parts centre in the ‘motortown’ of Kwazulu-Natal, will provide the best servicing experience to all Jeep, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Alfa Romeo, Abarth, Chrysler and...

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is proud to announce the opening of the new Motus dealership in Pinetown on 1 November.

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    New flagship FCA dealership opens in Menlyn
    Midrand, September 2018 – Flagship dealership Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Menlyn has officially opened its doors, offering Pretoria customers a new home and adding further convenience to Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Jeep customers as FCA’s dealer network continues to expand.
    “FCA Menlyn is an important addition to our dealer network and...

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    Less time at the pump, more fun on the road
    Due to increasing crude oil prices and exchange rate depreciation, South Africans now pay record prices for fuel at filling stations. In fact, on Wednesday, the fuel price increased by 99 cents and R1 per litre respectively for 93 Octane and 95 Octane, while the price of diesel increased by R1.24 per litre.
    These increases will...

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    How to navigate the highways and byways like a boss this rainy season
    Midrand, 7 September 2018 – As South Africans welcome the start of the warmer season and convertible car tops can finally come down minus the beanie, scarf and heavy trench coat, Spring also signals the start of the rainy season in many provinces and with that comes wet, slippery roads and a spike in...

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    FCA US Invests $30 Million in All-new Autonomous Driving and Advanced Testing Facility at Chelsea Proving Grounds

    FCA US dedicates all-new facility for testing of autonomous driving, Advanced Driver-assistance Systems (ADAS), advanced safety technology and assessment to third-party safety ratings
    6,500-square-foot command center houses vehicle-to-infrastructure...

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    FCA US Toledo Machining Plant to Build Key Component for First Plug-in Hybrid Jeep®

    Ohio plant will build critical Power Electronics module for Jeep® Wrangler PHEV


    Company will bring in new work, advanced technology to 54-year-old plant
    Wrangler PHEV to launch in 2020; one of more than 30 nameplates with electrified solutions by 2022

    August 17, 2018, Auburn Hills,...

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    EXOR announcement
    It is with the deepest sadness that EXOR has learned of the passing of Sergio Marchionne.
    John Elkann said: “Unfortunately, what we feared has come to pass. Sergio Marchionne, man and friend, is gone.
    I believe that the best way to honor his memory is to build on the legacy he left us, continuing to develop the human values of responsibility and openness of...

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    Fiat Brand Advertising Wins Awards At The “Grand Prix”

    Fiat won the coveted "GrandPrix 2018" trophy, Italy's top advertising award, for the first time with its "Tribute to 500 - Integrated Mktg Communication Campaign".
    Comprising three projects created to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the iconic Fiat 500, the integrated campaign also received first prize in the...

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    FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES SOUTH AFRICA BECOMES ONE

    Merger of National Sales Companies finalises global merger
    Efficiencies will benefit customers, dealers and partners
    Exciting product future for SA

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has driven through another milestone in South Africa as its individual National Sales Companies merge to complete the integration locally of...

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    TOP FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES SOUTH AFRICA DEALERS RECOGNISED FOR EXCELLENCE

    Awards recognise exceptional performance, great brand ambassadors and outstanding customer service
    Arnold Chatz Constantia Kloof takes top honours as National Aftersales Dealer of the Year 2017
    Dylan Tucker from Fiat Chrysler Fourways received the award for Top Sales Executive
    The Managing...

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    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Creates The First “Pop-up Store” Locally
    Midrand, South Africa – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will be opening the Brand’s first Pop-up store featuring the company’s full line of products during the month of December 2017.
    The Pop-up store will be erected by Arnold Chatz Cars, a franchise of FCA, at Johannesburg’s Clearwater Mall in the West Rand...

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    FCA South Africa Moving Forward
    Midrand, South Africa – Fiat Group Automobiles South Africa (Pty) Ltd. and Chrysler South Africa (Pty) Ltd., responsible for the sales and after-sales business of the Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Fiat Professional, MOPAR, Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge brands, and have existed side-by-side in the South African market since 2012.
    The National Sales...

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    “THE BIG DEAL”
    Fiat Environmental Scrapping Campaign
    Midrand, South Africa – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) innovative TwinAir 900 cm3 two cylinder petrol engine, currently found in the Fiat 500 and the soon-to-be-released Fiat Panda, 4x4 and Cross derivatives, has achieved a number of environmental accolades since its introduction in 2010 (including Engine of the Year in...

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    Fiat and Esselunga set a Guinness World Record TM: 1,495 Fiat 500 cars handed-over in less than 48 hours
    Turin, Italy – A record-breaking handover: 1,495 Fiat 500 cars were collected in less than two days by the lucky winners of a competition run by Fiat and Italian supermarket chain Esselunga. The historic feat was certified by an official Guinness World Record TM judge, who...

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    Fiat Brand Receives Awards for Advertisements
    Midrand, South Africa – The Fiat brand achieved five prestigious awards for advertising this week. Made in collaboration with the Leo Burnett creative agency, the winning campaigns are the result of the constantly innovative approach of the brand in this arena. The star is the entire 500 family, from the iconic Fiat 500 to the...