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March 2016 U.S. Sales Increased 8 Percent

FCA US LLC Reports March 2016 U.S. Sales Increased 8 Percent; Best March Sales Since 2006

Jeep® brand sales up 15 percent; best March sales ever
Jeep Compass sales up 53 percent; best March sales ever
Jeep Wrangler, Jeep Renegade and Jeep Cherokee post best March sales ever
Dodge brand sales up 11 percent; Dodge Journey logs best March sales ever
Ram pickup truck, Ram ProMaster and Ram ProMaster City post best March sales ever


April 1, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. -

FCA US LLC today reported U.S. sales of 213,187 units, a 8 percent increase compared with sales in March 2015 (197,261 units), and the group’s best March sales in a decade.

The Jeep®, Dodge and Ram Truck brands each posted year-over-year sales gains in March compared with the same month a year ago. The Jeep brand’s 15 percent increase was the largest sales gain of any FCA US brand during the month.


“Strong Jeep and Ram brand sales gave us a fast start to the important spring selling season and extended our year-over-year monthly sales gains to six full years,” said Reid Bigland, Senior Vice President - Sales, FCA - North America. “As consumers continue to shift their buying preference toward utility vehicles and trucks, they are walking directly into the FCA wheelhouse.”

Eight FCA US vehicles set records in the month of March, including the Jeep Compass, which posted its best March sales ever. In addition, Dodge Journey, the Ram pickup truck, Ram ProMaster Van, Ram ProMaster City, Jeep Wrangler, Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Renegade each posted their best March sales ever. On the brand side, the Jeep brand recorded its best March sales ever.

FCA US finished the month of March with an 82-day supply of inventory (644,474 units). U.S. industry sales figures for March are internally projected at an estimated 17.1 million units Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR).

Jeep Brand

Jeep brand sales were up 15 percent in March, the brand’s best March sales ever and its 30th consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains. The Jeep brand has set a sales record in every month dating back to November 2013. Sales of the Jeep Compass were up 53 percent, its best March sales ever. In addition, the Jeep Wrangler, Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Renegade each recorded their best March sales ever. Sales of the Jeep Grand Cherokee were up 10 percent for its best March sales in 11 years. Sales of the Jeep Renegade, the newest entry in the brand’s product lineup, were up 837 percent in its first month of year-over-year comparisons. The Jeep brand expanded its Grand Cherokee lineup with the introduction of a new Trailhawk model – the most capable factory-produced Grand Cherokee ever – at last month’s New York International Auto Show. The brand also introduced the 2017 Grand Cherokee Summit, bringing a new exterior appearance, a plush new interior and even more standard premium features to consumers looking for the ultimate premium full-size SUV.

Dodge Brand

Dodge brand sales were up 11 percent last month, the brand’s best March sales since 2014 and its fourth consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains. Sales of the Dodge Journey were up 8 percent, its best March sales ever. In addition, the Dodge Charger, Dodge Grand Caravan minivan, Dodge Viper and Dodge Durango each posted year-over-year sales gains in March. The Grand Caravan’s 117 percent increase was the largest percentage sales gain of any Dodge brand vehicle in the month and its best March sales since 2014. The Durango’s 25 percent increase was its best March sales performance since 2005. Following an enthusiastic reception from its Hellcat and SRT owners, the Dodge brand is expanding the popular Go Mango heritage exterior paint color to its entire Charger and Challenger lineups.

Ram Truck Brand

Ram Truck brand sales, which include the Ram pickup, Ram ProMaster and Ram ProMaster City, were up 11 percent in March, the brand’s best March sales since 2004. Ram pickup truck, Ram ProMaster and Ram ProMaster City each logged its best March sales ever. The Ram Truck brand last month unveiled the 2016 Ram 1500 Yellow Rose of Texas edition, a new, Texas-only addition to its half-ton lineup, at the Dallas-Fort Worth Auto Show. The Yellow Rose of Texas edition, which is distinguished by its Stinger Yellow paint package, will be offered in half-ton 4x2 and 4x4 crew cab versions of the Ram 1500 Lone Star. Ram Lone Star models are exclusive to the Texas retail sales market.

Chrysler Brand

Sales of the Chrysler Town & Country minivan were up 148 percent in March, the minivan’s best March sales in nine years. Chrysler 300 sales were up 21 percent, the full-size sedan’s best March sales since 2012. Chrysler brand sales were down 13 percent in March, compared with the same month a year ago. The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan will begin arriving in Chrysler dealerships this month, followed by the Pacifica Hybrid in the fall. The Pacifica delivers unparalleled levels of functionality, versatility, technology and bold styling – all at a price that bests key competitors. The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica lineup features five highly equipped models, starting at $28,595 U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP), not including destination.

FIAT Brand

FIAT brand sales, which include the Fiat 500, Fiat 500L and 500X, were down 24 percent in March, compared with the same month a year ago. The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Elaborazione Abarth is the latest addition to the Fiat 124 Spider lineup, offering added performance features for a sportier, more spirited driving experience. The 124 Spider Elaborazione Abarth was revealed last month during the New York International Auto Show. After a thorough, in-depth evaluation by the staff at Autotrader.com, the 2016 Fiat 500X earned a Must Test Drive award in March.

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FCA México Reports March 2016 Sales

FCA México Reports March 2016 Sales of 7,940 Units; Up 3 Percent

Alfa Romeo recorded best March ever
Dodge sales rose 16 percent versus March 2015
Mitsubishi Motors Mexico sales improve d 3 percent; best March since 2009
Ram set sales record; best March since 2009
Chrysler 300 sales grew 20 percent over March 2015
The Fiat Uno recorded best March ever; up 29 percent versus March 2015
Jeep® Wrangler posted best March sales ever


April 1, 2016 , Mexico City -

FCA México today reported sales of 7,940 units, up 3 percent versus March 2015.

“We continue to see strong sales in our pickup and small car segments," said Bruno Cattori, President & CEO of FCA México. "Our Ram 700 continues as the top leader of its division, showing that our products and services are suited to meet the evolving needs of consumers and are attracting new buyers to our brands.”

Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo brand reported its best March in its history with 25 units. Great handling, security and comfort are some features found in the Alfa Romeo MiTo and Giulietta. Sales of the all-new Alfa Romeo 4C continue to pick up pace as it continues to arrive at dealers nationwide.

Chrysler
Chrysler brand sold 200 units. The Chrysler 300 reported a sales increase of 20 percent versus March 2015. Last month, Kelley Blue Book named Chrysler the “Best Car Styling Brand” as part of its 2016 Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Awards.

Dodge

Dodge brand sales rose 16 percent versus 2015 with 2,505 units. Dodge brand sales were led by the strong sales of the Dodge Attitude, which rose 48 percent with 1,284 units sold. Dodge Charger posted the brand´s largest percentage sales increase for the month and set a sales record, best March since 2009. Dodge Vision and Dodge Durango improved 28 percent and 17 percent, respectively.

Last month, the Dodge Challenger received 2016 TrueCar Pre-Owned Value Award powered by ALG in the “Sportscar” segment.

FIAT
Sales for the Fiat brand totaled 691 units. The Fiat Uno set a sales record with best March ever. Fiat Palio sales grew 13 percent over March 2015. Fiat 500X and Fiat 500L posted significant sales in March 2016, while the Fiat Ducato sales improved 100 percent.

Last month, the Fiat 500X received Autotrader Must Test Drive Award.

Jeep®

The Jeep brand experienced a strong month by posting sales of 1,172 units. Jeep Wrangler sales improved 24 percent versus March 2015, best March in its history. Jeep Grand Cherokee performed well in March posting 356 units.

Mitsubishi Motors

Mitsubishi Motors Mexico reported 1,330 units sold during March, a 3 percent increase compared to March 2015. Mitsubishi Mirage extended its success story in Mexico with sales of 414 units, up 90 percent versus March 2015. Mitsubishi Outlander continued its winning streak in sales reaching 191 units sold, an increase of 47 percent over the same period last year. Mitsubishi Lancer sales rose 3 percent.

Ram
Ram brand continued its strong sales pace with 2,017 units sold, best March since 2009. Ram 700, which continues as the top leader of its segment, reported sales of 870 units. Ram ProMaster posted a double-digit percentage sales increase in March 2016.

About FCA México

FCA México, S.A. de C.V. is a Mexican automaker with a new name and a long history. Headquartered in Santa Fe, FCA México is a member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. FCA México manufactures and sells vehicles under the Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep®, Mopar, Ram, SRT and Mitsubishi brands. FCA México is building upon the historic foundations of Chrysler, the innovative American automaker first established by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925, and Fiat, founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli.

FCA, the seventh-largest automaker in the world based on total annual vehicle sales, is an international automotive group. FCA is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “FCAU" and on the Mercato Telematico Azionario under the symbol “FCA.”

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FCA Canada Reports Best March Sales

FCA Canada Reports Best March Sales Since 2000

25,862 vehicles sold; an increase of 3 per cent over March 2015 sales
Best March sales month since 2000
March sales records set for Jeep® brand and Cherokee
Jeep Grand Cherokee sales soar 53 per cent
Dodge and Chrysler minivan sales up 24 per cent


April 1, 2016 , Windsor, Ontario -

FCA Canada today reported a total of 25,862 vehicles sold in March 2016, representing a 3 per cent lift as compared with March 2015 sales of 25,060. The Jeep brand continues to lead this sales growth. FCA Canada remains the top-selling automaker in the country through the first three months of the year.

“Minivan and Jeep sales gains were the key contributors to our March results,” said Dave Buckingham, Chief Operating Officer, FCA Canada. “We have led the Minivan segment for more than 30 years and are proud to reinvent it with our all-new Chrysler Pacifica providing an unprecedented level of functionality, technology and performance.”

Sales Highlights:

Jeep Brand sales were up 36 per cent, with 7,807 units sold, compared with 5,735 sold in March of 2015, marking a monthly sales record. The sales leader for the brand was once again Jeep Cherokee, setting another monthly record with 2,836 units sold, compared with 2,173 in March of 2015.

Jeep Grand Cherokee sales soared 53 per cent in March of 2016 with 1,395 units sold compared with 911 in March of 2015. With the Jeep brand expanding its Grand Cherokee lineup, as announced at the New York International Auto Show last week, we’re positioned for even further growth within this segment. The 2017 Grand Cherokee Trailhawk is the most capable factory-produced Grand Cherokee ever featuring a host of functional features that result in an increased level of off-road 4x4 capability. Jeep also introduced the 2017 Grand Cherokee Summit, bringing a new exterior appearance, a plush new interior with hand-crafted leather and even more standard premium features for consumers looking for the ultimate luxury full-size SUV. The new 2017 Grand Cherokee Trailhawk and 2017 Grand Cherokee Summit models arrive in Jeep showrooms in late summer.

FCA Canada minivan sales were up 24 per cent in March 2016 with 4,385 units reported; compared with 3,529 in March 2015. Last year in Canada, minivans accounted for 19 per cent of FCA sales and a commanding 67 per cent of the overall minivan marketplace. We are proud to have been the Minivan sales leader every year since we launched our first Minivan back in 1983. There is no other vehicle in the marketplace that moves people and their belongings better. The current Dodge Grand Caravan will continue to be built alongside the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica at the Windsor Assembly Plant.


About FCA Canada
Founded as the Chrysler Corporation in 1925, FCA Canada Inc. is based in Windsor, Ontario, and celebrates its 91st anniversary in 2016. FCA Canada Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of FCA US LLC, a member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. FCA Canada has approximately 440 dealers and markets Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram and FIAT brands, as well as the SRT performance vehicle designation. The company also distributes Alfa Romeo models and Mopar products. In addition to its assembly facilities, which produce the Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan (Windsor), Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger (Brampton), FCA Canada operates an aluminum casting plant in Etobicoke, a research and development center in Windsor, and has sales offices and parts distribution centers throughout the country.

FCA, the seventh-largest automaker in the world based on total annual vehicle sales, is an international automotive group. FCA is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “FCAU” and on the Mercato Telematico Azionario under the symbol “FCA.”

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March European Sales Climb

Fiat Chrysler March European Sales Climb - Quick Facts
April 15, 2016


(RTTNews.com) - Automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (
FCAU
) reported Friday that its European sales for the month of March increased 13.3 percent year-over-year to 110,600 vehicles, significantly outperforming the industry average of 5.7 percent.

Market share was 40 basis points higher at 6.3 percent. All FCA brands registered increases.


The company posted March sales increases of 21.5 percent in Italy, 10.2 percent in France, 13.2 percent in the UK and 12.9 percent in Spain.

For the major European markets, the Fiat brand posted March sales increase of 21.6 percent in Italy, 14.7 percent in France, 13.3 percent in the UK and 13.8 percent in Spain.

Lancia/Chrysler also outperformed the market with sales up 16.8 percent to 7,300 units and share in line with the prior year at 0.4 percent. Jeep posted a 14.5 percent increase in March sales to nearly 10,700 vehicles.

For the three months year-to-date, FCA posted unit sales of more than 264,000 vehicles, an increase of 16.3 percent with market share 50 basis points higher at 6.7 percent.

Read more: Fiat Chrysler March European Sales Climb - Quick Facts - NASDAQ.com

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