StaffAllpar HomeMore NewsCarsTrucksUpcomingRepairsTest drives

Fiat’s new plans: New Chrysler to join Opel?

by David Zatz on

 

Detroit News carried a surprise article claiming that Fiat has publicly stated it’s board’s desire to create a new company which would include Chrysler, GM’s European holdings (Opel and Vauxhall), and Fiat itself. This would result in an auto company producing over $100 billion in sales per year.  The Fiat Group would spin off Fiat Group Automobiles do accomplish this.

GM has announced that it is seeking investors to buy part or all of Opel (which presumably includes Vauxhall, a brand sold only in the U.K.). 

Fiat has already committed to an alliance with Chrysler. The company’s CEO has repeatedly stated his belief that automakers must have (unlike Mercedes or BMW or Subaru) have a very large production to survive.


Dodge introduces Durango Hellcat, Charger Redeye and Challenger Super Stock

FCA sales plummeted—as we expected them to

Dodge first domestic to top J.D. Power, and other odd news

More Mopar Car
and Truck News

Some popular Allpar pages





Dodge Demon

2018 Wrangler JL



Staff details/contactsTerms of ServiceInformation is presented to the best of our knowledge. Plans change and sometimes mistakes are made. Decisions or purchases made based on this site's verbiage or images are done at the reader's own risk. Also see the Allpar News archives, 1997-2008 • Copyright © VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved. • Mopar, Dodge, Jeep, Chrysler, HEMI, and certain other names are trademarks of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.