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 0 Comment on Goodyear, Cooper Tire to Join Forces
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Goodyear, Cooper Tire to Join Forces

Ohio rivals will merge later this year. The American tire industry isn’t the powerhouse it once was, but there are…

 3 Comments on Stellantis Logo Revealed by Peugeot, Fiat Chrysler Ahead of Spring Merger
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Stellantis Logo Revealed by Peugeot, Fiat Chrysler Ahead of Spring Merger

Stellantis unites American, French, and Italian automakers. “To brighten with stars” is the meaning of the sobriquet chosen by French…

 2 Comments on Top Automotive Stories of 2019
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Top Automotive Stories of 2019

Every year has its big stories and the automotive industry has its share of blockbuster events. Throughout the year, Auto…

 1 Comment on Fiat Chrysler Peugeot: Now What?
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Fiat Chrysler Peugeot: Now What?

Save for regulatory scrutiny, antitrust review, and shareholder approval, Fiat Chrysler and the PSA Groupe are set to merge. The…

 4 Comments on Up Next: Ford-Volkswagen Tie-up?
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Up Next: Ford-Volkswagen Tie-up?

What a week it has been. More like a half-week, actually. For it was within that abbreviated timeframe we officially…

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Fiat Chrysler Renault Merger
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Deal Undone:
Fiat Chrysler Renault Merger

It was a merger of equals, bringing together automakers with a strong presence in Europe and the Americas. The deal…

 5 Comments on Fiat Chrysler Renault Merger Talk Heightens
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Fiat Chrysler Renault Merger Talk Heightens

A blockbuster merger of automotive manufacturers may produce the world’s largest automaker, especially if two outside automakers are also brought…

 7 Comments on Emerging Alliances Point to Further Auto Industry Consolidation
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Emerging Alliances Point to Further Auto Industry Consolidation

What a month! March 2019 may go down as a pivotal time in automotive history as auto industry consolidation talk…

 3 Comments on Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: No Takers
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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: No Takers

The Fiat Chrysler merger drama continues. The current narrative has boss Sergio Marchionne asking activists to pressure GM to buy…

 1 Comment on Why No One Wants To Hook Up With Fiat Chrysler (FCA)
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Why No One Wants To Hook Up With Fiat Chrysler (FCA)

Rumors of a possible Fiat Chrysler (FCA) alliance with another automaker have been circulating for the past several months. That’s…

 2 Comments on 5 Reasons Why Volkswagen Fiat Chrysler Makes Sense
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5 Reasons Why Volkswagen Fiat Chrysler Makes Sense

Imagining Fiat Chrysler as part of the Volkswagen Collective. Speculation about a possible blockbuster Volkswagen Fiat Chrysler merger has come…

 2 Comments on Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: Done Deal
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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: Done Deal

Chrysler is the automotive manufacturer that refuses to die. Since the late 1970s, the company has experienced several near-death experiences,…

 1 Comment on Apollo Tyres to Acquire Cooper Tires
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Apollo Tyres to Acquire Cooper Tires

Please note that Cooper Tire canceled the acquisition in Dec. 2013. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, based in Findlay, Ohio,…