Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)

7th December 2020

Weekly Brief: AV’s Green Shoots Thrive under Pandemic Concerns

AutoX became the first autonomous vehicle company to deploy fully driverless cars in China last week. The company is one of many that have been piloting AVs in China...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve


17th August 2020

Weekly Brief: Michigan’s AV-Only Highway is the Right Direction

The state of Michigan plans to build a self-driving car corridor from Detroit to Ann Arbor. Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer held a press conference last week to lay out...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


12th August 2020

Hackers Must Keep Tearing Cars Apart

Carmakers need to ask software hackers to ‘tear their cars apart’ to make sure the products are cyber secure. That’s the view of Casey Ellis, CTO and founder of...


3rd August 2020

Weekly Brief: Pandemic Fails to Curb Driverless Advances

The potential profitability of self-driving technology was on display last week. Ford announced that despite its factories being closed for half of the second quarter because of COVID-19 while...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


16th July 2020

PSA and FCA Reach For the Stars in Merger

The much publicized merger of the Groupe Peugeot Société Anonyme (PSA Group) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is looking to the stars in a bid to rival both automotive...


14th July 2020

Jeep Big-Bore Rubicon Concept Unveiled

Jeep could be rediscovering its big butch, red-blooded roots with the unveiling of its 6.4-liter V8 Wrangler Rubicon 392 Concept. It’s the first time since the 1981 Jeep CJ...


21st May 2020

FCA Starts V2G Program for its BEVs

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has torn a page out of Nissan’s BEV strategy book by starting tests of its own vehicle-to-grid program. It has teamed up with French energy company...


30th March 2020

Weekly Brief: Carmakers’ Switch to Respirator Production Gives Us All Hope

A week after shutting down their manufacturing operations owing to the coronavirus pandemic, many carmakers found themselves planning to re-open their factories last week. However, this time they plan...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

19th March 2020

Automakers’ Control Over Software Outweighs the Risks

As with any technology, the ability to develop software in-house means that the developer, in this case the automaker, can control the ecosystem. Additionally, systems developed in-house provide a...


10th January 2020

Fiat Chrysler Unveils First Mass Market Mild Hybrids

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has announced its first electrified mass market vehicles to hit the showroom, with two mild hybrid city cars. The electrified Fiat 500 and Fiat Panda...


22nd October 2019

PSA and FCA Face Losing Out in Driverless Race

Data researchers are claiming the PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) could be the big losers in bringing autonomous products to market. A study by Ptolemus Consulting Group,...


27th September 2019

Maserati Launches EV and AV Strategy

Maserati has set out its electrification and autonomous driving technologies strategy with the pledge to put electrified powertrains in all new models built in Italy. The carmaker will draw...