Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. is temporarily suspending production across the majority of its European manufacturing plants. The temporary suspension, which runs to 27 March 2020, continues the implementation of a comprehensive set of actions comes in response to “the COVID-19 emergency and enables the Group to effectively respond to the interruption in market demand”.
PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) have confirmed plans for a merger, with a final agreement expected in the coming weeks. Both businesses have unanimously agreed to a 50:50 merger resulting in a company that will be the fourth largest auto-maker in the world, selling more than 8.7 million vehicles each year.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is now fitting Kumho tyres to the new Jeep Renegade SUVs produced in its Melfi plant in Italy. The Kumho Crugen Premium KL33 has been approved as an original equipment tyre for the Renegade in sizes 215/60R17 100V XL and 225/55R18 98H. Kumho already delivers original equipment tyres to FCA for the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Fiat Freemont.
Sumitomo Rubber Industries has announced it will deliver Falken Ziex ZE914 Ecorun tyres as an original equipment fitment for the Chrysler 200. The supply deal covers vehicles manufactured in the USA for export markets. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will receive the Ziex ZE914 in size 215/55R17 94.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has chosen Nexen Tire as an ‘excellent supplier’ at an awards ceremony recently held in China. The ‘2014 APAC Supplier Town Hall and Awards Ceremony’ were held in Shanghai to honour the global suppliers FCA considers have delivered the best quality, brand values and technical skills.