Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, also known as FCA, is an Italian-controlled Dutch multinational corporation and currently the world’s seventh-largest automaker. The group was established in late 2014 by merging Fiat S.p.A. into a new holding company.
According to , FCA sales in Europe in January were up 15.2 percent. That’s approximately 83,800 vehicles. FCA also posted increases in nearly all major European markets with sales up 12.7% in Italy, 22.7% in Germany, 19.0% in France and 32.2 dollars in Spain. Fiat brand posted a 17.3% increase in European sales in January, with 63,500 vehicles sold. They also posted increases of 14.5% in Italy, 25.0% in Germany, 24.1% in France, 41.6% in Spain, 31.4% in Switzerland, 20.1% in Austria, 22.3% in Belgium, 19.9% in the Netherlands and 107.5% in Poland.
Fiat is still the leader in the European A-segment with the Panda and Fiat 500. Together they hold 31.6% share. Fiat sold 17,900 Panda units, followed by the 500 with approximately 15,700 units. The Fiat 500X is still one of the best-selling models in the small SUV segment. It ranked first in Italy with 14.7% share. Fiat Tipo ranked second in its segment in Italy and its sales increased across Europe.
posted about the recent Lanica/Chrysler sales. They sold approximately 5,900 vehicles in January. Lancia Ypsilon sales were up 2.8% in Europe and 4.0% in Italy. Alfa Romeo reported another strong month with a significant contribution from the Giulia. The sales were up 31.4%, with a total of 6,000 vehicles sold. Their sales were up 27.2% in Italy, 48.4% in Germany, 2.4 dollars in France and 58.6% in Spain. Jeep also saw increased sales in Europe. They sold 7,400 vehicles and their market share was 0.6%. Sales in France were also up by 1.5%.
Jeep Renegade is consistently one of the top ten in its segment. It made another solid contribution with sales up 0.8 percent year-over-year. Maserati’s European sales in January totaled 995 vehicles.