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Sergio Marchionne

Why Marchionne Had To Go Anyway Despite Illness: The Era of Jeep Begins

Let me start off at bat: Don Marchionne is a great man. Period. I didn’t agree with him with his paltry 5 year electrification plan for FCA Group, but with his expedited departure, we can now look back with definitive successes and failures. This is how the Era of Sergio Marchionne came to an end, and the Era of Jeep begins as the dominant force in the car industry, perhaps to equal that of Goliath General Motors, now that Jeep takes the world stage.
Maserati EV Portfolio

Has Tesla Scared Fiat Into Building Electric Cars?

It looks like Fiat is finally going to build some electric cars after all. For those of you who have been watching the auto industry, it was clear that Fiat (and Chrysler) had been trailing all of the other major automakers in having any plan for electrification of their cars. There was no hint of any interest in building competitive EVs, and in fact their CEO Sergio Marchionne suggested that buyers skip buying their Fiat 500e, because they were losing $10,000 on each one sold.
Maserati’s Upcoming Lineup Includes Electrics. All Photos Courtesy FCA Websites

Better Late than Never: FCA Chrysler Details their EV Plans, Finally

Sergio Marchionne, CEO of FCA Chrysler laid out a 5 Year Plan to investors in Italy last month that will be his swan song before leaving in April 2019. Investors were eager to know what his plans were to electrify the entire portfolio. He gave few details other than throwing money and some numbers. But this week he leaves it to his minions at Maserati and Alfa Romeo to hash the details as to how the Ítalo-American auto company will become electrified.

Maserati Ghibli Pricing Announced at Goodwood

The new Maserati Ghibli made its racing debut this past weekend at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the United Kingdom but the biggest news for lovers of high performance Italian luxury sports cars was the first bit of pricing information for the new Ghibli across all three forms that will be sold in the UK – numbers on which we can base some guesses at what American Ghibli buyers can expect to pay.
Maserati Ghibli

The 2014 Maserati Ghibli debuts in Shanghai with over 400hp - and a diesel engine

The Maserati Ghibli debuted on the internet earlier this month but with the ongoing Shanghai Motor Show in China – the Italian sport-luxury automaker has revealed the full details on a car that should go a long way in helping them reach their lofty sales goals over the next few years.
The 2014 Maserati Quattroporte

Twin turbo V6, twin turbo V8 to power 2014 Maserati Quattroporte

Some early specifications on the 2014 Maserati Quattroporte have surfaced via the folks at Autocar including a pair of Ferrari engineered engines packing twin turbochargers, an 8-speed automatic transmission and an optional all wheel drive system – offering us a glimpse into what to expect when this four door Italian supercar debuts at the Detroit Auto Show early next year.
The Maserati Levante

Jeep-based Maserati SUV introduced as the Levante in Paris

The 2012 Paris Motor Show has introduced the European auto show crowd to the Maserati sport utility vehicle based on the Jeep Grand Cherokee that made its “production form” debut at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show but the ute on display right now has shed the awkward Kubang name used in Detroit – instead turning to the new name of the Maserati Levante.

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