Ferrari, FCA, Ford, Honda and VW announce plans to end coronavirus shutdowns in April

After temporarily shutting plants earlier in March due to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, the first automakers are starting to announce dates for their reopening. Among them were Ferrari, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ford, Honda and Volkswagen, whose workers all downed tools the week starting March 16. Ferrari said Friday it plans to resume production on April […]

Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group sign merger agreement

After agreeing to merge in October, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group on Wednesday made it official by signing an agreement that will set the process in motion. The automakers expect the merger to be completed in 12-15 months, at which point we’ll be looking at a behemoth controlling 13 brands: Citroen, DS, Opel, Peugeot […]