Fiat is a founding brand of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) with a large global but limited US presence. After a long hiatus, the company returned to the US in 2011 with the 500, which has since spawned a high-performance Abarth variant, a 500e electric model, and two compact crossovers, the 500L and 500X.
People are taking to Twitter and Instagram to share their thoughts and memories of the FCA CEO.
One of the auto industry's most recognizable executives, Marchionne architected the turnaround of Fiat and Chrysler.
Mike Manley, head of Jeep and Ram, takes helm at FCA effective immediately amidst Marchionne health crisis.
No more ruggedness, but the package offers a new look for Fiat's small crossover.
An all-new Fiat 500 EV is due by 2020 and will be joined by an all-electric 500 wagon by 2022.
The automaker will sell its last diesel passenger car in 2021, shifting its focus to hybrids and EVs over the next five years.
The Fiat lineup will reportedly be slashed so FCA can focus on more profitable Jeep and Maserati SUVs.
Following declining sales in the wake of VW's emissions scandal, FCA will apparently stop offering passenger cars that fill up at diesel pumps.