All Fiat articles

  • ces 2015.automotiveIT

    CES 2016: What to expect in automotive technology


    New technologies are the biggest draw of the Las Vegas CES (Photo: CEA) For anyone involved in consumer electronics, 2016 has to start with the massive CES gathering in Las Vegas. In recent years, as the auto industry has expanded its borders into new technologies, many of the major ...

  • jeep cherokee 2014.automotiveIT

    Fiat Chrysler acts on hacking report, recalls 1.4 million cars


    The 2014 Jeep Cherokee is among the vehicles getting a software update (Photo: Jeep) Fiat Chrysler (FCA) recalled 1.4 million vehicles in the US following a report on the web site that two hackers had successfully manipulated the in-car systems of a Jeep Cherokee. FCA said the voluntary ...

  • WorldDMB.automotiveIT

    Broadcasters press for in-car digital reception


    Expected FM switch-offs across Europe are seen as offering opportunities for digital radio (Photo: WorldDMB) Initiatives to replace FM with digital radio are speeding up across Europe, but the auto industry has been slow to follow suit in the car, broadcast executives say. That may be about to change ...


    BCG study finds innovation in automotive companies lagging


    Tesla's strong showing in the poll may reflect its new approach to mobility (Photo: Tesla) Automotive companies aren't as innovative as they used to be, according to a survey of 1,500 senior executives who were asked about the state of innovation in global business by The Boston Consulting Group ...

  • fiat_logo.automotiveIT

    Fiat to build Jeeps in Italy


    Fiat will start building Jeeps in Italy from 2014. The Italian carmaker said Thursday it plans to invest more than 1 billion euros in its plant in Melfi in southern Italy to build both a new Jeep brand vehicle and a new Fiat. Melfi will be "one of the most ...

  • chrysler 3d modeling.automotiveIT

    Fiat manufacturing likely to benefit from Chrysler's 3d modeling


    DETROIT - It”˜s too early for specifics, but Chrysler”˜s use of 3d modeling for its powertrain manufacturing is likely to be used in Fait plant as well. For the past two years, the US-based carmaker, which is majorityowned by Italy”˜s Fiat, has been deploying 3d manufacturing software to improve and ...

  • chrysler 3d.automotiveIT

    At Chrysler, 3D technology improves factory planning


    3D lets engineers see how parts are delivered to an operator in the "Golden Zone” (Photo: Chrysler) Chrysler is using new 3D technology to plan for the launch of two new transmissions at its Kokomo, Indiana, factory. The US carmaker, which is majority-owned by Italy's Fiat, said it is using ...

  • conti fiat infotainment.automotiveIT

    Conti develops upgradable infotainment system for Fiat


    Content on Fiat’s new infotainment system can be accessed through a 5 inch touch screen (Photo: Continental) Continental has developed an upgradable infotainment system for Fiat that will debut on the new Fiat 500L this month. The German automotive supplier said the system will be available in various configurations from ...

  • tomtom.automotiveit

    New TomTom system for Lancia's Ypsilon to launch in Geneva


    TomTom will unveil a new "Blue&Me TomTom LIVE" navigation system for the Lancia Ypsilon at the Geneva auto show next month. The Dutch navigation services provider said the system will be easily upgradeable, have a new user interface and can be mounted in a novel way. It will be available ...

  • fiat_eco_drive

    Fiat’s eco:drive software lives up to expectations


    Fiat says its eco:drive software has helped change driving habits and save fuel. The Italian automaker claimed that, according to a test it conducted, fuel consumption dropped 6 percent on average. Fiat evaluated 428,000 eco:drive journeys for the study, which involved 5,700 drivers from Germany, Britain, Italy, France and Spain. ...

  • Fiat Mio concept

    Fiat shows open-source concept car at Sao Paulo auto show


    Fiat will show the open-source designed Mio at the Sao Paulo auto show When the Sao Paulo auto show opens next week, it will feature at least one concept car that has been designed in a completely novel way: Fiat’s Mio. When the Italian automaker started to develop its new ...