Fiat reviews

FCA & Groupe PSA confirm plans for 50/50 merger

Nov 01, 2019

Following reports earlier this week, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Peugeot-Citroen Groupe PSA have confirmed they are planning to merge, creating a new group whereby FCA shareholders own 50 per cent and Groupe PSA shareholders...

FCA proposes merger with Groupe Renault

May 27, 2019

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has confirmed it has put forward a non-binding letter to the Board of Groupe Renault, proposing a 50-50 merger. It follows reports from the last few months that suggested the two were...

Hyundai interested in acquiring controlling stake in FCA – report

Jul 01, 2018

Rumour has it Hyundai could be looking to acquire Fiat Chrysler Automobiles soon, a report from Asia has revealed. It’s believed Hyundai is simply waiting for FCA stock prices to drop. According to an Asia...

2017 Abarth 124 Spider review (video)

Jun 01, 2017

Italian design. Japanese engineering. What better ingredients could you possibly need for a sexy yet reliable sports car? Welcome to the Abarth 124 Spider. This is the result of Fiat essentially purchasing the rights to use Mazda’s...

FCA boss Marchionne keen to chat to Volkswagen on possible partnership

Mar 23, 2017

Talks of will-they, won’t-they mergers or partnerships between FCA and Volkswagen have been circulating for years now. Everything from VW coveting CEO Sergio Marchionne’s Alfa Romeo marque, both sides stubbornly refusing at various stages to...

FCA accused of emissions cheating, over 100,000 vehicles targeted

Jan 13, 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles stands accused of violating environmental protection law, with the EPA alleging the brand failed to disclose details of software that allowed its vehicles to permit more noxious gasses than legally permitted. In...

FCA teams up with Google for next-gen Uconnect interface

Jan 03, 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced a new collaboration with tech giant Google on a new Uconnect System, set to be previewed at the upcoming 2017 CES show. The partnership is aiming to create the next-generation...

FCA invests US$1b in facility shuffle, Jeep Compass production ending

Jul 18, 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced it will cease production of several models, and invest more than US$1 billion into updating its manufacturing infrastructure at its US plants. FCA said in a statement that US$1.05 billion...

2016 Fiat 500X Pop Star review (video)

Jun 13, 2016

CUVs (compact utility vehicles) are the hottest thing in Australia since sliced bread. Want proof? All but a small handful of manufacturers have experimented in the segment, to varying degrees of success. Now, Fiat wants...

Fiat Chrysler shifts focus away from Alfa, toward Jeep and SUVs

Jan 28, 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has announced some very interesting business plan changes, with emphasis on SUVs from Jeep, and pushing some Alfa Romeo plans to the side. For Alfa fans, it’s not the best news....

2015 Fiat Freemont Crossroad review (video)

Jan 09, 2015

What is the best value seven-seat car on the market? You could be staring right at it. Introducing the Fiat Freemont Crossroad. It looks like a bit of a meanie but boy is it practical....

Fiat plays on ‘Fix It Again, Tony’ with funny marketing campaign

Nov 25, 2014

It is probably the last thing anyone expected Fiat to do when re-entering the US market, addressing the infamous joke that its name stood for; ‘Fix it again, Tony’. It is a parodic acronym stemming...