Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) history, profile and corporate video
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) is an Italian-American multinational corporation with the corporate headquarters Amsterdam, Netherlands and the financial headquarters London, United Kingdom. It was established in October 2014 through the merger of Fiat S.p.A. and Chrysler Group LLC into a new holding company.
On 3 January 2016, the group separated Ferrari S.p.A. from FCA, and Ferrari became a separate investment of Exor.
In December 2019, FCA and Groupe PSA agree to a 50/50 merger that will create a leading global mobility company.
Fiat or Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (Italian Automobile Factory of Turin), was an Italian holding company whose original and core activities were in the automotive industry. It was founded at the end of the 1800s by a group of investors, including Giovanni Agnelli. During its long history, it also manufactured railway engines and carriages, military vehicles, tractors, or aircraft.
Chrysler Group LLC
Chrysler was one of the largest automobile manufacturers in the U.S. The company was founded by Walter Chrysler on June 6, 1925, when the Maxwell Motor Company was re-organized into the Chrysler Corporation.
The company’s portfolio includes more than 13 commercial automotive brands, such as Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Lancia, Maserati, Ram Trucks, and others. The Group’s businesses also include Mopar (automotive parts and service), Comau (production systems) and Teksid (iron and castings).
With more than 191 000 employees in more than 40 countries, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is considered one of the world’s largest automakers. According to Forbes, it is considered one of the top 2000 largest public companies in the world.
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