La scomparsa di Sergio Marchionne mi rattrista e non poco. Sebbene io non abbia mai avuto l’onore di conoscerlo, di stringergli la mano e men che meno scambiare due parole con lui, quella figura un po’ enigmatica, a tratti scivolosa, ma sempre ben identificabile con quell’iconico maglioncino blu, era entrata di diritto a far parte del mio immaginar...

Sergio Marchionne, the former chief executive officer of Fiat Chrysler and architect of the automaker’s dramatic turnaround, has died. He was 66. His death was confirmed Wednesday by Exor NV, the holding company of Fiat’s founding Agnelli family, just days after Marchionne was replaced as CEO. His health had declined suddenly following complication...

Fiat Chrysler Automobile announced Saturday that CEO Sergio Marchionne's health had suddenly deteriorated following surgery and that its board of directors had chosen Jeep executive Mike Manley to replace him. Marchionne, a 66-year-old Italian-Canadian, joined Fiat in 2004 and led the Turin-based company's merger with bankrupt U.S. carmaker Chrysle...

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...