A series of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) 2017 minivan vehicles from Crysler Pacifica will be on sale on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at a dealership in Moline, Illinois.
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Fiat Chrysler and French Renault are in advanced talks to forge far-reaching relationships in the face of profound changes in the global auto industry, according to a Financial Times report.
The collaboration could bring the Italian-American automaker in the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, according to the Financial Times, although the other members ̵
The discussions may still be falling apart, Financial Times sources said. Once the source told the newspaper that Nissan had not participated in the talks so far.
Fiat Chrysler declined CNBC's request for comment. Renault could not be reached immediately for a comment.
The Financial Times reported in March that Renault intends to start merger talks with Nissan later in the year and then possibly take over Fiat Chrysler's partnership, merger, relationship, which makes us stronger, then I'm absolutely open to it. "
If Fiat Chrysler were added to the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, which dates back to 1999, it would become the largest global automaker with 15.6 million sales per year." Volkswagen, the current leader, has won last year Year 10.8 million sold.