Alfa Romeo plans to introduce a supercar as it bids for a breakthrough in the luxury vehicle market.  The Fiat Chrysler brand is setting its sights on ultra-luxury brands like McLaren and Porsche by reviving the Alfa Romeo 8C in 2022. The move is part of outgoing CEO Sergio Marchionne's plan to transform the automaker's fledgling Alfa Romeo brand i...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles had an ambitious plan in 2014 to bring Alfa Romeo back to the United States and sell 400,000 of the vehicles worldwide by this year. Those numbers did not pan out, but that might not be surprising for a brand that sold only 66,000 vehicles that year and had not been part of the U.S. market for decades. As FCA CEO Sergio Ma...

Fiat Chrysler announced Thursday that it will up its investment in the United States and pay some of its employees special bonuses after the recent tax code overhaul. CEO Sergio Marchionne said in a statement that these announcements reflect the company's ongoing commitment to manufacturing in the U.S. He also cited the recently signed tax bill as...

Ferrari NV, fabled for its fast cars on roads and race tracks, is packing some extra speed into its factories, too. The Italian supercar maker, spun off from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV in 2016, plans to boost production by doubling assembly shifts to two a day in 2018 as deliveries are on pace to reach its 9,000-vehicle target a year earlier than...

Maserati will return to Formula 1 next year, taking over naming rights for the Haas team as early as next week. Sources insist Sergio Marchionne, who is CEO of both Ferrari and Maserati’s parent company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, will send the Modena brand back to the Formula 1 fray for the first time in nearly 60 years.  Maserati has been contact...

Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne says the threat that the Italian team could leave Formula One is a "serious" one. Marchionne is unhappy with the sport's proposed 2021 engine rules, which were revealed at the end of October, and has said that Ferrari could leave F1. He reiterated that message on Saturday at a news conference to launch the new pa...

It might be impossible to fully understand Ferrari's unique cache in this small city until you simply stand on a sidewalk near the plant and hear and see a Ferrari roar by. The Ferrari prancing horse and its culture are everywhere in the town of 17,000, nestled in an agricultural area in central Italy.   The stoplights are Ferrari red a...

by Mario Cianflone She's going to be one of the prom queens for sure, at the International Automobile Exhibition (IAA) in Frankfurt, September 19 to 27. We're talking Ferrari's new 488 Spider, an open-top variant of the Ferrari 488 GTB that was launched in spring – the Sergio Marchionne era's second car.   Ferrari 488 Spider, styled by Flav...

by Jennifer Clark   It's been a four-year wait, but it was worth it. Car lovers, racing fans, design students and members of the 300 Alfa Romeo owners clubs world wide -- or anyone who wants to discover one of the most intriguing companies in automotive history -- will not be disappointed by the recently re-opened Museo Storico Alfa Romeo....

Le economie di Cina e Stati Uniti, e la situazione in Medio Oriente saranno al centro del Seminario d'informazione del Consiglio per le Relazioni tra Italia e Stati Uniti, che si terrà a Washington lunedì 30 novembre e martedì 1 dicembre.   Il Seminario, organizzato in cooperazione con la Brookings Institution e il Peterson Institute for Int...