May 7, 2021 - 11:59 am
VW to rely on CO2 certificates outside of Europe
The Volkswagen Group is also relying on the purchase of emissions certificates to meet its emission targets outside of Europe, as CEO Herbert Diess now confirmed. In Europe, Volkswagen is confident that it can meet its fleet targets.
Feb 3, 2021 - 02:58 pm
Major carmakers revoke support for Trump emissions
Toyota, Fiat Chrysler, Hyundai, Kia, Volkswagen and other major carmakers join General Motors in abandoning their support for former US President Trump. This is also an act to support and perhaps influence the Biden administration in setting new emission standards.
Jan 18, 2021 - 12:04 pm
PSA & FCA complete Stellantis merger
PSA and FCA have now completed their merger, paving the way for the creation of Stellantis. The new group’s ordinary shares will start trading on Euronext in Paris and Mercato Telematico Azionario in Milan on 18 January, and on the New York Stock Exchange on 19 January, each under the symbol “STLA”.
Jan 4, 2021 - 01:43 pm
Fiat-Chrysler to build EVs in Poland from 2022
Fiat Chrysler plans to invest 755 million zloty (around 166 million euros) in its plant in Tychy in southern Poland to produce hybrid and electric cars for Jeep, Fiat and Alfa Romeo brands starting next year.
Dec 14, 2020 - 05:47 pm
FCA and Engie awarded tender for 25 MW V2G reserve
FCA Italy and Engie EPS have been awarded a contract by Italian grid operator Terna to manage 25 megawatts of electricity. This should provide ultra-fast frequency control services to Terna via a planned vehicle-to-grid (V2G) system at FCA’s Mirafiori headquarters site.
Nov 19, 2020 - 09:23 pm
FCA & Kaluza to build smart charging for Fiat 500 in UK
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has teamed up with energy platform Kaluza to develop smarter charging services for its customers. The first stage of development will see a new charging service offered to Fiat 500 EV customers, using the Kaluza platform.
Nov 12, 2020 - 07:21 pm
FCA Italy & Engie EPS consider joint venture
FCA Italy and Engie EPS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a joint venture in the field of e-mobility. The focus will be on energy and charging infrastructure solutions and services for the private, commercial and public sectors.
Nov 2, 2020 - 02:22 pm
Honda joins CO2 pool of Tesla and FCA in Europe
Honda has joined the CO2 pool of Tesla and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in the EU, according to an official document from the European Commission. The Honda e registrations appear insufficient to reduce Honda’s overall fleet emissions.
Oct 23, 2020 - 11:42 pm
Fiat reveals new body versions of the electric 500
Fiat has introduced a new version of its electric 500 – the Fiat 500 3+1, which is characterised by an additional door on the passenger side, hinged in the opposite direction. The Italian carmaker has now revealed the prices for the basic version.
Oct 20, 2020 - 02:00 pm
FCA plans to build EVs in Canada starting in 2025
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will invest around 1.5 billion Canadian dollars in its plant in Windsor in the Canadian province of Ontario and will also produce electric cars and plug-in hybrids there from 2025. A few weeks ago, the Unifor union had negotiated a very similar deal with Ford.
Oct 12, 2020 - 05:44 pm
Four manufacturers already met EU CO2 targets by Q3
Based on their sales figures for the first half of 2020, the PSA Group, Volvo, FCA and the BMW Group already meet the EU targets for average CO2 emissions from new cars, as shown by an analysis by Transport & Environment.
Sep 7, 2020 - 02:12 pm
Stellantis can choose from three EV platforms
The planned merger of the car companies PSA and FCA under the name Stellantis will apparently be able to rely on three electric car platforms. In addition to the existing platforms eCMP and eVMP, according to a new report from Italy, a base developed by FCA will also trade for larger electric cars.
Sep 4, 2020 - 03:30 pm
Plug-in hybrid Jeep Wrangler coming in 2021
Jeep is expanding its range of electrified models with the Wrangler 4xe with plug-in hybrid drive, which will be available in Europe, China and the US in early 2021. The Wrangler 4xe follows the Renegade 4xe and Compass 4xe partly electric vehicles that are already available for order.
Aug 21, 2020 - 01:49 pm
Fiat confirms UK spec & pricing for e-Ducato van
Fiat released pricing of its all-electric van running as the e-Ducato that will be available for less than GPB 50,000. So far the first variant is exclusive to people ordering in Great Britain with deliveries to start during the final quarter of this year.
Aug 6, 2020 - 02:32 pm
FCA to stop B-segment developments due to fusion with PSA
The planned merger of the car companies PSA and FCA under the name Stellantis has apparently already led to a decision about sharing vehicle platforms: According to an article in the Spanish media, FCA is abandoning its developments for B-segment vehicles.
Jul 29, 2020 - 01:38 pm
PSA Group announces eVMP electric platform for 2023
The French car group PSA has announced a purely-electric car platform when the Group presented its half-yearly figures. PSA is deviating from the previous multi-energy strategy with the special e-platform called the Electric Vehicle Modular Platform (eVMP).
Jun 22, 2020 - 06:10 pm
DCS to operate My Easy Charge service for FCA
Digital Charging Solutions (DCS) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) have developed a joint public charging service. My Easy Charge gives customers of the FCA Group’s BEV and PHEV models access to over 130,000 charging points in 21 European countries.
Jun 7, 2020 - 02:01 pm
Fiat introduces serial electric van E-Ducato
One year after showing the prototype and some technical data, Fiat Professional is unveiling the production version of the E-Ducato. The market launch will start “in the coming months” with the opening of the order books in the main European markets.
Mar 22, 2020 - 01:56 pm
Automobile manufacturers enter mask making
Respirators are not the only necessity that carmakers can produce: More and more carmakers want to donate medical face masks during the coronavirus crisis. In Europe, manufacturers are already retooling their production lines.
Mar 20, 2020 - 03:20 pm
Maserati postpones their BEV premiere
FCA subsidiary Maserati has postponed the presentation of its first electrified sports car until September 2020 due to the Covid 19 pandemic. Originally, the event was to take place in May. As a result, the relaunch of the brand has also been postponed.
Mar 9, 2020 - 01:51 pm
Peugeot keeps the 108 and plans all-electric version
According to CEO Jean-Philippe Imparato, a few weeks ago Peugeot decided to keep making its small car model 108, and the executive added that Peugeot could then offer the 108 as a pure electric car – possibly with the technology of the new Fiat 500.
Mar 5, 2020 - 01:18 pm
Fiat Chrysler premiere the “new 500” BEV in retro style
Fiat has just premiered the battery-electric 500, which is simply called the “new” 500. The differences to the previously sold combustion engine go beyond the drive system and the price for the small electric car is relatively high.
Feb 18, 2020 - 01:52 pm
Fiat Chrysler starts Fiat 500 BEV pre-series production
Fiat Chrysler has completed the production lines for the electric version of the Fiat 500 at its Mirafiori plant in Turin and has started production of the pre-series. Production of the hybrid version of the Maserati Ghibli has also started.
Feb 16, 2020 - 04:13 pm
Maserati to electrify all new models and produce in Italy
Maserati is clarifying its electrification strategy: the Italian brand will introduce hybrid and purely battery-electric drives in all new Maserati models. Besides, all the electrified vehicles will be developed and built entirely in Italy.