The union of autocontracens in alliances and alliances carries the undoubted benefits to its participants. As is known,
According to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Groupe PSA, the alliance created will reduce costs by more than $ 4 billion. Shareholders exchange their packages in merging companies by 50% of the new company’s shares, plus FCA shareholders will receive exceptional dividends in the amount of almost $ 6 billion And the shareholders of PSA — 46% of the shares of the manufacturer Faurrecia components, the value of which at the time of the announcement of the transaction was estimated at $ 3.5 billion.
The combined company will be ahead of Ford Motor and will be
It is noteworthy that the new name of the Alliance, which united the French and Italian-American groups, will not sound in the names of cars — they will all continue to exist as separate brands.
For Fiat and Chrysler, this is the first case in history when their name will not be part of the name of the parent company. The American company, founded by Walter Chrysler in 1925, was able to carry his name through several mergers and acquisitions, including the Daimlerchrysler Union at the beginning of this century. The Italian company did not lose the name from the moment of its foundation of Giovanni Anleli in 1899. The Italian-American Union arose in 2014, when the post of Director General of FIAT Sergio Markionna decided to save American Chrysler from bankruptcy. By the way, this reason has become a refusal of the stated projects in Russia. The Russian market became an Italian top manager not interesting.
The other day from Europe has come long ago expected news. Future compact cars of the Fiat-Chrysler Alliance will be built on the PSA French Concern Platform. All future models will form the Common Modular Platform platform (CMP), based on the current generation of models
The AUTOMOTIVE News resource reports that the FCA management has already notified partners and suppliers about the soon transition to a new architecture. The main advantages of CMP are adapting to the use of electric motors and hybrid power plants, which attracts FCA. In his letter, FCA requests partnership organizations to stop any development and adaptation of technologies for the B-segment vehicles.
It is reported that FCA will collect cars on the CMP platform at the enterprise in Poland. This is a FIAT plant where today the Fiat 500 and Fiat Panda family is being built. The factory capacity will collect up to 400 thousand cars per year.
Today, PSA Groupe is a focused work on the transition to the platform of the French automaker of the car of the German brand Opel and related Vauxhall. Recall that in 2017 the German brand was sold to the French automaker by the American auto giant General Motors. Also, one of the terms of the transaction was the ban on sales of Opel cars in the Russian Federation in which there are technology of the American company.