Would the U.S. really let Fiat Chrysler sell Jeep to Great Wall?

28 Aug
Jeep Yuntu concept, 2017 Shanghai auto show    [photo: Ronan Glon]A week ago, we learned that Chinese automaker Great Wall is very, very interested in purchasing Jeep from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. If Great Wall were to make a formal offer, there are perfectly good reasons that FCA might accept it (e.g. moolah) or reject it (e.g. more moolah from another company, image problems). But there's another issue to...

China’s Great Wall is ready to purchase Jeep from Fiat Chrysler

21 Aug
Great Wall of China (via Wikimedia)Last week, we learned that after a series of awkward courtships, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles might've finally found a partner. Now, we know who that partner is: China's Great Wall. However, there are a couple of noteworthy caveats. First, for reasons that we discussed a week ago, Great Wall isn't interested in partnering so much as buying...

Fiat Chrysler may have found a buyer in China, but who?

14 Aug
The Great Wall of ChinaFor nearly three years (and maybe longer), Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has been looking for a pal, a partner to help him improve the FCA lineup and lay a strong foundation for the company's future. After being rebuffed and left-swiped by a handful of potential soulmates, he may have finally found a match--in China. As you might recall...