All FCA articles – Page 4

  • Maserati AGAP Grugliasco press image
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    Minding Maserati

    2017-04-27T16:57:07Z

    A pre-treatment technology from Chemetall is helping the luxury carmaker reduce environmental impact levels at its Grugliasco plant As a brand, Maserati stands for a tradition of high-performance cars – style, performance, luxury and safety. It is a marque that underlines the FCA strategy for responsible production practices. To further ...

  • Alejandro Noriega
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    FCA makes British management changes

    2017-04-24T10:55:01Z

    UK – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) said the appointments would take place with immediate effect. Andrew Ashley, managing director of the UK division, said the company is “now aligned with the needs of both our customers and our dealer partners”. The appointments include: Alejandro Noriega as country manager, Fiat and ...

  • Magna – ultralight door architecture
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    Ultralight door module

    2017-03-21T09:57:21Z

    Magna International, in cooperation with the US Department of Energy (DOE) and partners FCA US and Grupo Antolin, has developed a new, ultralight door architecture that it’s claimed achieves over 42% mass savings compared to an average current production door. The company says a key innovation includes integration of its ...

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    Uma ordem para o progresso

    2017-03-08T09:41:03Z

    Após as quedas na demanda dos últimos anos, os fabricantes de automóveis no Brasil e Argentina antecipam um aumento nas fortunas do mercado e um aumento na produção de veículos Fabricantes de veículos em apuros que operam no Brasil estão prevendo um retorno ao crescimento em 2017, após o mercado ...

  • Nissan Resende
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    Buscando la recuperación

    2017-03-06T15:45:03Z

    Tras las caídas en la demanda de los últimos años, los fabricantes de automóviles de Brasil y Argentina anticipan una recuperación en el mercado y un aumento en la producción de vehículos Los fabricantes de vehículos que operan en Brasil pronostican un retorno al crecimiento en 2017, después de que ...

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    An order for progress

    2017-03-03T14:29:25Z

    After the dips in demand of recent years, car makers in Brazil and Argentina anticipate an upturn in market fortunes and a boost in vehicle production Embattled vehicle makers operating in Brazil are predicting a return to growth in 2017 after the market sunk last year to nearly half its ...

  • FCA TTP
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    FCA US to open new training facility

    2017-02-21T10:26:28Z

    US – The OEM will unveil its fourth World Class Manufacturing Academy (WCMA) site at Tipton, Indiana, this March. The $2.1m centre, funded by FCA US and Unite Automobile Workers (UAW), will serve personnel from the Tipton Transmission Plant (TTP) and the UAW National Training Center (NTC) Kokomo. “FCA US ...

  • Nissan Resende
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    An order for progress

    2017-02-14T12:09:04Z

    After the dips in demand of recent years, car makers in Brazil and Argentina anticipate an upturn in market fortunes and a boost in vehicle production Embattled vehicle makers operating in Brazil are predicting a return to growth in 2017 after the market sunk last year to nearly half its ...

  • Gestamp Pune
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    Gestamp’s new hot-stamping plant, Pune

    2017-01-26T10:39:55Z

    India – The dedicated facility, which cost €36m ($38.5m), is the supplier’s first of this type in the country and will serve Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Ford and Tata. The plant has started to manufacture previous series and will enter full production in May this year. “The installation of ...

  • FCA Warren
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    The Trump factor

    2017-01-12T18:56:25Z

    Donald Trump has arguably had more impact on manufacturing strategy than any US president in a very long time; and that is even before he has taken office. During his election campaign he lambasted US vehicle-makers, especially Ford, for building cars in Mexico, threatening to rip up the North American ...

  • Michael Manley
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    FCA makes senior appointments

    2017-01-11T10:16:54Z

    US – Daphne Zheng now becomes chief operating officer (COO) in China; Paul Alcala is COO in Asia Pacific excluding China; and Davide Mele is deputy COO Latin America. The appointments are with immediate effect. Zheng has served Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) for more than eight years, most recently as ...

  • the-gears-that-edrive-systems-need-to-turn-a-emotors-high-speed-into-high-torque
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    Transfer of power

    2017-01-03T15:13:44Z

    GKN is supporting the growth in electric and hybrid vehicle production with the development of its eDrive powertrains The company has spent the past 15 years acquiring the production experience needed to transfer the technology from niche vehicles to high-volume mass-market applications,” says Peter Moelgg, All-Wheel & E-Drive CEO at ...

  • rnd-nut
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    Fastening future

    2016-11-09T15:46:11Z

    Following the lead of their automotive customers, fastening technology specialists are responding to industry demands to find innovation in weight, strength and performance As OEMs develop lightweight construction and optimised materials, the challenge for fastening specialists is to provide solutions as small, light and adaptable ideas without compromising on strength. ...

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    Shifting priorities

    2016-11-01T17:00:23Z

    OEMs are keeping their options open on transmission supply, with many moving away from established in-house production and looking to source externally Body panels, engines and transmissions are the fundamental component areas that the major carmakers tend to produce in-house. However, behind this established pattern lies a changing supply network ...

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    Mudando para SUVs

    2016-10-24T12:09:50Z

    A FCA anunciou grandes investimentos nos EUA e Canadá nos últimos anos, mas suas fábricas mexicanas também receberam financiamento estável. Em Toluca, isso pode resultar em um novo foco nos SUVs sobre a arquitetura CUSW Investimentos anunciados para as fábricas canadenses Fiat Chrysler Automobiles EUA entre junho de 2009 e ...

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    La transición a los SUV

    2016-10-22T09:05:45Z

    FCA ha anunciado grandes inversiones en EEUU y Canadá en los últimos años, pero las plantas en México también han recibido inversiones constantes. En Toluca, esto podría materializarse en un enfoque en los SUV basados en la arquitectura CUSW Las inversiones anunciadas por Fiat Chrysler Automobiles en EEUU y ...

  • AMS Mexico 2016
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    OUT NOW: Mexico 2016 special edition

    2016-10-20T11:32:15Z

    Mexico, unlike many parts of the world, is currently experiencing a boom in automotive manufacturing. This year, Kia and Audi both unveiled their first factories in the region and a further four plants are due to be launched by 2019 ( Renault-Nissan-Daimler, Ford, BMW and ...

  • TMMBC
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    Mexico's boom time

    2016-10-17T15:19:51Z

    Car plants are popping up across Mexico as OEMs recognise the benefits of manufacturing in the country, but this may put pressure on the labour supply. AMS looks at the latest projects – and potential pitfalls FCA's reshuffle continues Ford's big investments GM pours money into ...

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    转向越野车

    2016-10-17T10:05:59Z

    FCA 曾宣布近几年会在美国和加拿大的投资,但是墨西哥的工厂也收到稳定的资金。在托卢卡,工作重点可能集中在CUSW 构架上制造越野车上 菲亚特克莱斯勒汽车在美国和加拿大的工厂在2009年6月至2016年7月对外公布, 所得到的的投资总额达到91亿美元。同一期间,墨西哥的投资却没有得到足够的重视 — 这是可以理解的,因为美国和加拿大政府在克莱斯勒破产后援助中借了数十亿美元,而且债务早就入账。总统大选还有数月,FCA US对墨西哥工厂投资声明非常谨慎。 阅读全文[英文]

  • Fiat 500, FCA Toluca
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    Switching to SUVs

    2016-10-17T10:05:59Z

    FCA has announced big investments in the US and Canada in recent years but its Mexican factories have also received steady funding. At Toluca, this may result in a new focus on SUVs on the CUSW architecture Announced investments for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ US and Canadian plants between June 2009 ...