RAW NOTES: Fiat-Chrysler Five-Year Plan

May 7th, 2014 at 1:00pm

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FIAT-CHRYSLER FIVE-YEAR PLAN

2018 Group Goals
Sales: 7 million vehicles
Revenue: €132 billion, CAGR 9%
EBIT: €9 billion
Net Profit: €5 billion (4.7-5.5)
Capital expenditures: €55 billion (~€9.5 billion/year)

Q1 2014 Results
Sales: 1.1 million +9%
Revenue: €22.1 billion
EBIT: €47 million (versus €607 million, Q1 2013)
NAFTA EBIT: €-117 million
Net Profit: €-319 million

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Seat Time: 2014 Jeep Wrangler Oscar Mike Freedom Edition

May 6th, 2014 at 4:23pm

2014 Jeep Wrangler

Seat Time is a chance for us to share our impressions of vehicles being tested in the Autoline Garage and at media previews from around the globe.

Manufacturer: Fiat-Chrysler
Make: Jeep
Model: Wrangler Oscar Mike Freedom Edition
Type: 2-door SUV
Competitors: Toyota FJ Cruiser
Price: Base: $22,395. As tested: $33,165 (including destination charges)
Made in: Toledo, OH
Drivetrain: 3.6L V6 w/ 5-speed automatic, 4X4
EPA Ratings: 17 city/ 21 highway/ 18 combined. Observed 18.5 MPG

Read on for Sean McElroy‘s final impressions of this vehicle

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Seat Time: 2014 Maserati Ghibli S Q4

May 5th, 2014 at 12:31pm

Maserati Ghibli

Seat Time is a chance for us to share our impressions of vehicles being tested in the Autoline Garage and at media previews from around the globe.

Manufacturer: Fiat-Chrysler Group
Make: Maserati
Model: Ghibli S Q4
Type: 4-door sedan
Competitors: Porsche Panamera, BMW M5, Audi RS7
Price: Base: $66,900. As tested: $94,470
Made in: Grugliasco, Torino, Italy
Drivetrain: 3.0 L bi-turbo V-6, w/8 speed automatic, AWD
EPA Ratings: 15 city/25 highway/18 combined. Observed 21.3 mpg

Read on for John McElroy‘s final impressions of this vehicle

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AAH #240 – A $500 Plan to Turbocharge GM Sales

May 2nd, 2014 at 9:21pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Toyota moves its U.S. headquarters from California to Texas
- Why can’t Red Bull keep up with Mercedes-Benz in Formula One?

SPECIAL GUEST: Jim Dollinger, Founder, GeneralWatch.com
- Inside his plan to greatly grow GM sales

All that and more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; and Drew Winter, WardsAuto

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Seat Time: 2014 Toyota Venza XLE

May 2nd, 2014 at 4:26pm

Toyota Venza

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Manufacturer: Toyota
Make: Toyota
Model: Venza XLE
Type: Small SUV
Competitors: Honda CR-V, Nissan Murano, Mazda CX-5
Price: Base: $28,810. As tested: $37,790
Made in: Georgetown, KY
Drivetrain: 3.5L V6, 268hp w/6-speed automatic, AWD
EPA Ratings: 18 city/25 highway/21 combined

Read on for Seamus McElroy‘s final impressions of this vehicle

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Seat Time: 2014 KIA Soul

May 1st, 2014 at 3:21pm

Kia Soul

Seat Time is a chance for us to share our impressions of vehicles being tested in the Autoline Garage and at media previews from around the globe.

Manufacturer: KIA
Make: KIA
Model: Soul
Type: Crossover
Competitors: Nissan Cube, Scion xB, Ford Fiesta, Honda Fit, Chevy Sonic
Price: Base: $15,495; As tested: $26,195
Made in: Gwangju, South Korea
Drivetrain: 2.0L GDI 4-Cylinder, 6-Speed Automatic w/ Active ECO System, FWD
EPA Ratings: 23 city/31 highway/26 combined

Read on for Chip Drake‘s final impressions of this vehicle

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