With two models, Fiat was able to almost triple the volume sold by Volkswagen Group and its three models. The Italian-American automaker lost ground in most of the segments where it operates.Read More Europe H1-19: FCA triples the volume sold by VW Group in the City-cars segment
In contrast to many of the models in its lineup, FCA has been successful in positioning the Fiat 500, selling a lot despite its higher price, and earning money. Will they also succeed with the electric version?Read More Fiat to sell 80,000 units of the Fiat 500 BEV. Is it possible?
During the H1 2019 Lancia has registered 34,700 units. On the other hand, the volume of its sister brand Alfa Romeo totaled 29,200 units.Read More Absurd: Lancia sells more cars than Alfa Romeo
One of the effects of globalization on the car industry is that most of the vehicles are now conceived and developed for all regions. The global car is a reality for many brands that want to save costs and increase their presence everywhere. Each market has its differences on regulation, taxation and consumer taste, but […]Read More The two sides of Fiat brand
FCA is one of the big automakers with the highest exposure to any trade change in USA. The company has a strong presence in its home market but not all of its success is due to the cars it produces locally. That is the main conclusion from the sales information by model through May 2018. […]Read More Trump’s trade war to hit specific products of FCA
The last 12 months have been extremely good for the European division of FCA. The car maker has been posting a continuous monthly growth and in many cases outpacing the industry’s average increase. The European car market is back to growth thanks in part to economic upturn and more confidence from consumers and all car […]Read More How real is FCA’s growth in Europe?
One important fact came to light during the latest FCA’s quarter presentation held by Sergio Marchionne. It’s nothing new but the confirmation of a trend observed since late 2014 that is the base for the immediate future of the group. The scenario in which Fiat Europe burnt money while Fiat Brazil generated cash is now part […]Read More The good Europe & the bad South America
New car sales advanced 9% thanks to an increasing confidence in the economy. Registrations totalled 2,45 million units, returning to pre-recession levels and allowing to reach the 4th best result in British car industry history (after 2002, 2003 and 2004 records). VW Group leads with 21% of share, increasing the gap with its immediate competitors, […]Read More FCA UK 2014: Sales results insights
Europe’s B-SUV sales soared 39% during the first 4 months of 2015, from 280.000 units in 2014 to 387.000 this year. The demand was boosted by the arrival of new nameplates that were not available last year, the refresh versions of existing models, and the increasing SUV sales boom. France keeps ranking first as the largest […]Read More Jan-Apr/15: Renegade & 500X at 8th/9th place in Europe’s B-SUV ranking
They can be considered the embryos of a new segment. The well-known (in Europe) 4×4 off-road version of the Fiat Panda, named Cross, and the recently presented Renault Kwid could become the pioneers of the still to come A-SUV or City-SUV segment. Although they are both based on standard passenger cars and they’re included in the […]Read More Fiat Panda Cross & Renault Kwid: 2 City-SUVs for 2 different worlds