When Fiat società per Azioni (S.p.a.) was walking alone by the automobile sector was one of the smaller car groups in the sector. Thanks to the good economic situation that lived and the revolts that things in the bosom of Chrysler LLC Group were you could buy at a very advantageous cost to grow in size and become a group with greater force and presence globally.
This acquisition the American emerged the current Fiat Chrysler Automóbiles. Its size is much larger that had both separately, but their importance is still in the background. To change this and to increase your domain on the sector of the automobile FCA still must grow both at the level of sales as in economies of scale internal. By that Sergio Marchionne, CEO of FCA still is to the search of a new partner with which develop new technologies.
Dodge Dart GT
FCA is currently growing in most of the markets in which it operates. However in the United States are experiencing the opposite situation. In this market you have two products that do not work despite being two very valid products. Both the Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200 are two berlins stockings with designs, qualities, mechanical ranges and technologies in accordance with those sold by rivals, however their level of sales does not match theirs.
This situation to made that his death is scheduled to beginning of the next year. The problem is that there is no predefined a substitute and it is not known very well how is replaced both models. FCA has concentrated all its investments in the development of the Alfa Romeo rear wheel drive platform making it now sees no need to invest to create a platform of traction at the front axle for the American market.
In statements to analysts Sergio Marchionne indicated that they are still looking for a cost-effective solution to replace the hitherto little successful Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200. He also said that he would like to find another car manufacturer to build its destined for the US market front-wheel drive passenger cars. Meanwhile, FCA will focus its efforts on increasing the production of Jeep to meet the growing demand.
Source – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)