All Stellantis articles – Page 10

  • Nissan Resende

    An order for progress


    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 productionEmbattled vehicle makers operating in Brazil are predicting a return to growth in 2017 after the market sunk last year to nearly half its 2012 ...

  • Gestamp Pune

    Gestamp’s new hot-stamping plant, Pune


    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 a technology ...

  • FCA Warren

    The Trump factor


    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

    FCA makes senior appointments


    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 managing ...

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    Transfer of power


    GKN is supporting the growth in electric and hybrid vehicle production with the development of its eDrive powertrainsThe 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 GKN ...

  • rnd-nut

    Fastening future


    Following the lead of their automotive customers, fastening technology specialists are responding to industry demands to find innovation in weight, strength and performanceAs 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. Profil’s ...

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    Shifting priorities


    OEMs are keeping their options open on transmission supply, with many moving away from established in-house production and looking to source externallyBody 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 for ...

  • Article

    Mudando para SUVs


    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 CUSWInvestimentos anunciados para as fábricas canadenses Fiat Chrysler Automobiles EUA entre junho de 2009 e julho ...

  • Article

    La transición a los SUV


    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 Canadá ...

  • AMS Mexico 2016

    OUT NOW: Mexico 2016 special edition


    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 Toyota). Long-time veterans of vehicle production ...


    Mexico's boom time


    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 Mexico Kia's new factory ...

  • Article



    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

    Switching to SUVs


    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 architectureAnnounced investments for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ US and Canadian plants between June 2009 and ...

  • rnd-nut

    Fastening future


    Following the lead of their automotive customers, fastening technology specialists are responding to industry demands to find innovation in weight, strength and performanceAs 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. Profil’s ...

  • Magna Queretaro

    Increased Magna-tude


    A veteran of manufacturing in Mexico, Magna has started production at a new exteriors plant in QuerétaroOne of the latest additions to the roster of tier-one supplier facilities serving Mexico’s automotive OEM community, the new Magna Exteriors plant in Querétaro, central Mexico, started operations in July of this year. The ...

  • Fidel Otake, GKN

    Interview: Fidel Otake, GKN


    GKN Driveline has had a manufacturing presence in Mexico since the 1970s and has grown strongly in recent years. The company's operations director for the country discusses its new propshaft facility in GuanajuatoJoanne Perry (JP): GKN Driveline has many facilities around the world but relatively few in the Americas. Is ...

  • Article

    Jobs boost at FCA Sterling Heights


    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has been granted $4.6m to create 700 jobs at its Sterling Heights Assembly plant. The company was awarded the funds by a division of the Michigan Economic Development Corp (MEDC) and follows the FCA's announcement in July 2016 of its $1.5bn project preparing Sterling Heights for production ...

  • APS 2016

    OUT NOW: Latest edition of APS


    This year's issue of Automotive Paintshop Solutions is now available to view for free here, covering the latest developments by paint suppliers, current paintshop projects by vehicle-makers, trends in robotics, the most advanced quality-control technologies and software to improve energy efficiency.The in-depth articles are as follows:Keeping finishes up to scratch ...


    Brilliant simplicity


    Geico Taikisha’s chief operating officer, Daryush Arabnia, explains how the company’s new LeanDip system was inspired by customer feedbackCharacterised by its extreme simplicity of operation and maintenance, the LeanDip conveyor system handles bodies continuously and in a stop-and-go process recommended for high and low production volumes. LeanDip allows the body ...

  • Steve Zanlunghi

    Zanlunghi to lead FCA in Australia


    Australia – Currently managing director of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) UK, Steve Zanlunghi now takes up the role of president and CEO, FCA Australia, The appointment is effective from August 1.Zanlunghi joined FCA in 1997 and worked in Chrysler's Customer Center before taking up several senior executive positions in the ...