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Agnelli, Peugeot Families Agree to Consult on Stellantis

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Agnelli and France's Peugeot, the largest shareholders in Stellantis, have signed a consultation agreement, holding...
Tags: Milan, France, Peugeot, Agnelli, Reuters Italy, Stellantis, Agnelli Peugeot Families Agree


Jeep Is Thrilled With 15,000 Japanese Customers

American automotive brands have never really caught on with the typical Japanese consumer. While we’ve done numerous dives trying to understand why the gist is that our tastes don’t typically overlap and they generally prefer to buy domestic. Foreign marques are comparatively rare, frequently German, and are generally owned by those looking to flex their status […] The post Jeep Is Thrilled With 15,000 Japanese Customers appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Japan, Marketing, Sales, Industry, Psa, Fca, Autos, Sales And Marketing, Jeep, News Blog, PSA Group, Wrangler, Renegade, Groupe PSA, Fiat. Chrysler, Stellantis


Automakers notch sales bounce a year after COVID-19 onset

Automakers posted higher sales in the first quarter as General Motors Co., Toyota Motor Corp. and others benefited from strong demand for new cars and trucks in comparison with a year earlier, when the spread of Covid-19 shut showrooms. U.S. auto sales surged by more than 8% in the quarter, according to analysts’ estimates. The gain reflects buying as vaccination rates increase and more people return to their pre-pandemic routines. Increased confidence in the economy and worry about lower suppli...
Tags: Business, News, Mexico, Cars, Sport, Soccer, Ford, Gm, Toyota, Chevy, North America, Chevrolet, Detroit, Edmunds, Fiat Chrysler, Ontario


Jeep, Dodge maker Stellantis temporarily closing five North American plants due to chip shortage

The plants build an array of products for the company – from older Ram 1500 pickup trucks and Jeeps to minivans and Dodge and Chrysler cars.
Tags: Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Dodge, Stellantis


Semiconductor Shortage Delays More Automobiles

The industry is having to stall more plants to contend with the semiconductor shortage that’s currently making it more difficult for you to get everything from a smartphone on up to your next vehicle. Ford Motor Co. recently informed employees that its Dearborn truck plant (easily one of its most profitable facilities) would need to be […] The post Semiconductor Shortage Delays More Automobiles appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Jobs, Supply Chain, General Motors, Industry, Ford, Autos, Chrysler, Automotive Industry, Shortage, Delays, Suppliers, Semiconductor, Industry News, Ford Motor Co, Unifor, Dearborn


Dodge Introduces Three Horsepower Challenger, Charger

Dodge has long been synonymous with high levels of horsepower. Modern-day marketing materials practically scream it into your ear, acknowledging the company’s historic penchant for providing ludicrous amounts of power for hysterically low prices. The reality is a bit more complicated, however. While Mopar brands were indeed offering some of the best bang-for-your-buck muscle cars, […] The post Dodge Introduces Three Horsepower Challenger, Charger appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Security, Safety, Autos, Dodge, Car Theft, Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger, Uconnect, News Blog, V8, Anti-theft, Safety Devices, Stellantis


The Station: Uber’s new battles in the UK, Lucid Motors’ second life plans and Cruise acquires Voyage

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Hi friends and new readers, welcome to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. Before I forget, scroll all the way down to the bottom of the newsletter, if you’re interested in attending our upcoming early-stage conference. I have a gift for you. Um, there is ...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Transportation, Uber, Europe, Florida, UK, New York, Supreme Court, Microsoft, California, La, Ipo, Germany, Los Angeles, San Francisco


Stellantis to delay production of its Ram 1500 Classic pickup trucks due to global chip shortage

SOPA Images / Contributor Production at Stellantis assembly plants in Michigan and Mexico will be impacted, the statement said. The pandemic caused a disruption in the supply chain of semiconductor chips used in cars and electronics. The computer chips make up around 40% of a new car's cost, according to a report by Deloitte. See more stories on Insider's business page. Stellantis will delay the production of its Ram 1500 Classic pickup trucks due to the global chip shortage.The c...
Tags: Transportation, News, Mexico, Trends, General Motors, Bloomberg, Vehicles, Ford, Michigan, Deloitte, North America, Volvo, Fiat Chrysler, Reuters, Carlos Tavares, PSA Group


Jeep goes after Escalade fans with $111,000 Grand Wagoneer

By Gabrielle Coppola | Bloomberg The Jeep brand, a pioneer of the modern sport-utility vehicle, has long missed out on one of its most lucrative segments. Not anymore. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, which merged with French rival PSA Group to become Stellantis NV in January, is debuting three large Jeep SUVs this year, crowned by the Grand Wagoneer, a land yacht that tops out at $111,000 when fully loaded. The Grand Wagoneer, and its more affordable sibling the Wagoneer, are a shot across the bow...
Tags: Business, Bloomberg, Sport, Soccer, Ford, Moab, Gm, Jaguar, North America, Detroit, Edmunds, Amazon Fire TV, Palermo, Jeep, Fiat Chrysler, Automakers


Jeep's facing the first official requests to drop the Cherokee name nearly 50 years after launching the SUV

The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L. Jeep Jeep has used the Cherokee name on the Jeep Cherokee since 1974. Chuck Hoskin Jr., Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, said he wants the name changed. He told Car and Driver it's time for corporations "to retire Native American names" from products. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Jeep has been building the Cherokee SUV since the 1970s, but nearly 50 years later, there's a chance it could soon be called something else...
Tags: Transportation, US, America, Trends, United States, New York Times, Autos, The New York Times, Kansas City Chiefs, Oklahoma, Wall Street Journal, Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians, Jeep, Jeep Cherokee, Clinton


Stellantis CEO Delivers Reassuring Message on French Competitiveness

PARIS (Reuters) - Carlos Tavares, CEO of Stellantis, told unions on Monday that French plants were competitive within the newly created automotive...
Tags: Paris, Stellantis, Reuters Carlos Tavares


Jeep may nix the Cherokee name from its SUVs, parent CEO says

Jeep introduced the Cherokee all the way back in 1975. Jeep Jeep's parent company may drop the Cherokee name from its SUVs, The Wall Street Journal reports.   The leader of the Cherokee Nation spoke out against Jeep's use of the name in February.  Jeep has sold SUVs under Cherokee badging for more than 40 years.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The long-running Jeep Cherokee SUV may need to find a new name. Following criticism from the Cherokee Nation's leader, the ...
Tags: Transportation, News, Advertising, Marketing, Trends, SUV, Auto Industry, Ads, Washington Redskins, Native American, Wall Street Journal, Jeep, Jeep Cherokee, Tavares, Cherokee, Cherokee Nation


Stellantis CEO Does Not Rule Out M&A Operations: Paper

ROME (Reuters) - The chief executive of newly-created Stellantis said he does not rule out M&A operations for the carmaker, although he...
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Stellantis Introducing 84 Hour Work Week in Sterling Heights

Stellantis is reportedly bringing back a controversial policy that would have skilled trade workers doing 12 hour days for 7 days a week as a way to maximize shift coverage. The original arrangement had staff pushing long hours only to be rewarded with a full week off. But it was temporarily nixed after workers complained […] The post Stellantis Introducing 84 Hour Work Week in Sterling Heights appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Fca, Autos, UAW, Sterling Heights, Shap, News Blog, Union News, Fiat. Chrysler, Auto Workers, Factory News, Work Week, Stellantis, Skilled Trade, Skilled Trade Workers


Stellantis UAW workers will get $8,010 profit-sharing checks

Stellantis also reported earnings before interest and taxes of $4.47 billion for 2020 for Fiat Chrysler in its last year as a standalone company.
Tags: Fiat Chrysler, UAW, Stellantis


Old-school Stellantis car factories gear up for the shock of electric

Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant is one of many whose future lies in the hands of the merged auto giantCarlos Tavares is an unashamed petrolhead, with a rally-racing hobby that harks back to an earlier automotive age. Yet carmakers like Stellantis, which he leads, and its rivals have had to set aside affection for roaring internal combustion engines as environmental rules set the limits for the industry.Stellantis was formed in January in a €50bn (£43bn) merger between France’s Peugeot and Italia...
Tags: Business, France, Tesla, UK News, Engineering, Fossil Fuels, Travel and transport, Automotive Industry, Motoring, Electric, Hybrid And Low-emission Cars, Brexit, Vauxhall, Peugeot, Fiat Chrysler, Ellesmere Port


Stellantis CEO Says Costs at Italian Car Plants Higher, but Not Due to Labor, Sources Say

MILAN (Reuters) - The chief executive of Stellantis said on Tuesday average production costs for cars in Italy were higher than in other countries...
Tags: Milan, Italy, Reuters, Stellantis


Cherokee Nation Leader Suggests Jeep Reconsider SUV Names

The Cherokee Nation has requested that Jeep change the name of some of its vehicles. While you can probably guess which ones are causing offense, it should be stated that the automaker has been utilizing the Cherokee name to evoke a sense of power and natural harmony for over 45 years. But nobody is going […] The post Cherokee Nation Leader Suggests Jeep Reconsider SUV Names appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Fca, Autos, Jeep, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Grand Cherokee, Cherokee, Cherokee Nation, News Blog, Stellantis, Cultural Issues, Vehicle Names


Cherokee Nation Leader Suggest Jeep Reconsider SUV Names

The Cherokee Nation has requested that Jeep change the name of some of its vehicles. While you can probably guess which ones are causing offense, it should be stated that the automaker has been utilizing the Cherokee name to evoke a sense of power and natural harmony for over 45 years. But nobody is going […] The post Cherokee Nation Leader Suggest Jeep Reconsider SUV Names appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Fca, Autos, Jeep, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Grand Cherokee, Cherokee, Cherokee Nation, News Blog, Stellantis, Cultural Issues, Vehicle Names


Pack It Up: Stellantis Disbands SRT Engineering Team

While we knew Fiat Chrysler Automobiles would have to undergo substantial changes after it merged with PSA Group to form Stellantis, many enthusiasts were holding out hope that the North American Street & Racing Technology (SRT) engineering team would skate by unmolested. No such luck.  Over the weekend, Mopar Insiders reported that the newly formed company […] The post Pack It Up: Stellantis Disbands SRT Engineering Team appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Fca, Autos, Dodge, Mopar, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, SRT, PSA Group, Stellantis, Special Vehicle Teams, Street & Racing Technology


McLaren Artura Arrives: Light-weight, High-Price Supercar

Join us in welcoming another hybrid supercar to the world. Introducing the McLaren Artura. Yeah, it’s another car (or car company — we see you, Stellantis) with a weird name that sounds vaguely celestial. The specs, at least on paper, sound a bit more down-to-earth, at least as down-to-earth as one can get in this […] The post McLaren Artura Arrives: Light-weight, High-Price Supercar appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Supercars, Autos, Mclaren, Hybrids, New Cars, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Artura, Stellantis, McLaren Artura


2021 Maserati Lineup First Drive: The Song Remains (Mostly) The Same

In the lead-up to my seat time with Maserati’s latest on the big track at Willow Springs International Raceway and the nondescript streets surrounding it, the automaker held a press briefing via video conference. Here, company PR chief Kas Rigas explained the “duality” of the brand, citing the original Quattroporte as the prime example. Launched […] The post 2021 Maserati Lineup First Drive: The Song Remains (Mostly) The Same appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Car Reviews, New Cars, Maserati, Maserati Ghibli, Ghibli, Lusso, Willow Springs International Raceway, Trofeo, Quattroporte, Stellantis, 2021 Maserati MC20, Kas Rigas


QOTD: What Should Happen to Chrysler and Dodge?

Stellantis leadership is going to have some tough decisions to make in regard to Chrysler and Dodge. While both brands are a shadow of their former selves, Fiat Chrysler viewed their rightsizing as more of a distillation process. Despite lacking the full complement of vehicles necessary to occupy every segment, the two have the oversized American […] The post QOTD: What Should Happen to Chrysler and Dodge? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Fca, Autos, Chrysler, Charger, Dodge, Pacifica, Fiat. Chrysler, Qotd, Durango, Challenger, News Blog, PSA Group, Question of the Day, Stellantis


Archer lands $1.1B order from United Airlines and a SPAC deal

Archer Aviation, the electric aircraft startup targeting the urban air mobility market, has landed United Airlines as a customer and an investor in its bid to become a publicly traded company via a merger with a special purpose acquisition company.  Archer Aviation said Wednesday it reached an agreement to merge with special purpose acquisition company Atlas Crest Investment Corp., an increasingly common financial path that allows the startup to eschew the once traditional IPO process. The co...
Tags: Transportation, Hollywood, Tech, Walmart, Automotive, Archer, New York Stock Exchange, United, United Airlines, Marc Lore, SPAC, Los Angeles International Airport, Kirby, Palo Alto California, Scott Kirby, Adam Goldstein


Chip Shortage Expands, GM Forced to Idle Factories

While the Great Semiconductor Shortage of 2021 probably isn’t going to the defining historical topic of the modern era, it’s presently doing a number on the automotive industry. Volkswagen Group, Ford, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru Corp., Toyota, and Stellantis have all reported the need to scale back production this year. On Wednesday, General Motors said that it […] The post Chip Shortage Expands, GM Forced to Idle Factories appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, General Motors, Industry, Gm, Autos, Automotive Industry, Supply, Suppliers, Semiconductor, Industry News, Demand, Volvo Cars, News Blog, Supply Chain Issues, Stellantis, Chip Shortage


Dodge CEO Hints at Second Malaise Era, Blames Regulation

Dodge CEO Tim Kuniskis has repeatedly suggested that electrification would be a keystone trait of tomorrow’s automobiles. But he never sounds truly gleeful about the prospect, injecting the level of joy one might reserve when announcing that the trip to the grocery store after noticing spartan shelves in the kitchen. Kuniskis is aware that Dodge’s […] The post Dodge CEO Hints at Second Malaise Era, Blames Regulation appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Government, Displacement, Green, Regulation, Muscle cars, Electric Vehicles, Fca, Autos, Dodge, Mopar, Hellcat, Tim Kuniskis, News Blog, Kuniskis, Stellantis


Super Bowl Alert: Auto bowl looks grim, plus the focus on joblessness

Hello Super Bowl junkies, I’m Jeanine Poggi, Ad Age’s senior editor, continuing our countdown to Super Bowl LV. In the days leading up to the game, which will air on CBS on Feb. 7, Ad Age brings you breaking news, analysis and first looks at the high-stakes, Big Game commercials—all in our Super Bowl Alerts newsletter. Sign up right here to get them in your email. Sold out ViacomCBS announced it is “virtually” sold out of commercial inventory in Super Bowl LV. Despite concerns around COVI...
Tags: Abc, Advertising, NFL, America, General Motors, Joe Biden, Cbs, Toyota, Tracy Morgan, Audi, Hyundai, Kia, Jason Momoa, Fiat Chrysler, Cadillac, CareerBuilder


Cannes Lions finalizes in-person jury presidents, and Facebook outsources Trump ban verdict: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. Cannes, contingent Cannes Lions announced its 2021 jury presidents—57% of whom will be women—who are now gearing up for an in-person Festival of Creativity in June. Fortunately, the Ascential-owned event is planning for a switch to remote judging in case the festival needs to ...
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FCA & Groupe PSA Complete Merger to Create Stellantis, World’s Fourth-Largest Automaker

The merger between Peugeot S.A. (Groupe PSA) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) (NYSE: FCAU / MTA: FCA), which led to the creation of Stellantis N.V. (Stellantis), is official as of January 18th, 2021. The name derives from the Latin verb “stello,” meaning “to brighten with stars.” Stellantis Brands The merger of Groupe PSA and FCA will bring the following automakers together under the Stellantis namesake. As of this writing, Stellantis will be considered the world’s fourth-larges...
Tags: Milan, Berlin, Paris, Fca, Autos, New York Stock Exchange, Peugeot, Fiat Chrysler, Detroit Michigan, Audit Committee, Kevin Scott, Euronext, Henri de Castries, Carlos Tavares, Car News, Mercato Telematico Azionario


Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot shareholders vote to merge, creating world's fourth-largest car maker

The new company, Stellantis, will house brands such as Jeep, Ram, Dodge, Maserati, Peugeot, and Citroën.
Tags: Peugeot, Fiat Chrysler, Stellantis, Dodge Maserati Peugeot