Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Announces Release of 2015 Sustainability Report: “Generating Value, Delivering on Leadership”

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CAMPAIGN: Sustainability Reporting and Achievements

CONTENT: Press Release

April 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) today announced the release of its 2015 Sustainability Report at its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders.

“We believe that the true value of a multi-national organization such as ours is also determined by its level of environmental awareness, respect for people, fair and transparent conduct in commercial relationships and positive contribution to local communities.” - John Elkann, Chairman, FCA, and Sergio Marchionne, Chief Executive Officer, FCA.

The 2015 FCA Sustainability Report reflects another year of progress toward our 2020 commitments:

  • Unveiled the industry’s first electrified minivan, the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
  • Reconfirmed European leadership on natural gas, with more than 690,000 natural gas-powered cars and commercial vehicles sold since 1997
  • Decreased CO2 emissions of our cars in Europe by 25% vs 2000
  • Improved fuel economy of our cars in the U.S. by 6.4% from 2014 to 2015 model year, and trucks (SUVs, pickups and minivans) by 2.7%
  • Over 462,000 Flexfuel and TetraFuel vehicles licensed in Brazil
  • Reduced energy consumption in our plants per vehicle produced by 19.5% vs 2010, and water use per vehicle produced by 38.1%Implemented more than 4,300 new environmental projects at plants worldwide, leading to about €65 million in savings
  • Invested approximately €4.1 billion in Research and Development activities with 85 R&D locations worldwide

These and other achievements reflect FCA’s commitment to sustainable growth, which forms an integral part of the Group’s business strategy and has been recognized by the world’s leading sustainability rating agencies for several consecutive years.

Discover all our results and targets for the future at:

London, April 15, 2016


About Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is an international automotive group engaged in designing, engineering, manufacturing, distributing and selling vehicles, components and production systems.  The Group has operations in approximately 40 countries and sells our vehicles directly or through distributors and dealers in more than 150 countries. As part of our contribution to a low-carbon economy, FCA supported the Paris Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP21) through specific commitments and signed the CEO Climate Leadership for Automotive Declaration. FCA is also recognized among the world’s leading companies for combined economic, environmental and social performance as confirmed by the inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, as well as the CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index (A list). One-third of the top 200 FCA shareholders are highly sensitive to environmental, social and governance criteria in their investment decisions.


Forward-Looking Statements

The Sustainability Report contains forward-looking statements. These statements may include terms such as “may,” “will,” “expect,” “could,” “should,” “intend,” “estimate,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “remain,” “on track,” “design,” “target,” “objective,” “goal,” “forecast,” “projection,” “outlook,” “prospects,” “plan,” “intend,” or similar terms. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance. Rather, they are based on the Group’s current expectations and projections about future events and, by their nature, are subject to inherent risks and uncertainties. They relate to events and depend on circumstances that may or may not occur or exist in the future and, as such, undue reliance should not be placed on them. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed in such statements as a result of a variety of factors, including: the Group’s ability to reach certain minimum vehicle sales volumes; developments in global financial markets and general economic and other conditions; changes in demand for automotive products, which is highly cyclical; the Group’s ability to enrich the product portfolio and offer innovative products; the high level of competition in the automotive industry; the Group’s ability to expand certain of the Group’s brands internationally; changes in the Group’s credit ratings; the Group’s ability to realize anticipated benefits from any acquisitions, joint venture arrangements and other strategic alliances; potential shortfalls in the Group’s defined benefit pension plans; the ability of the Group’s dealers and retail customers to obtain adequate access to financing; the Group’s ability to access funding to execute the Group’s business plan and improve the Group’s business, financial condition and results of operations; various types of claims, lawsuits and other contingent obligations against the Group; disruptions arising from political, social and economic instability; material operating expenditures and other effects from and in relation to compliance with environmental, health and safety regulation; developments in labor and industrial relations and developments in applicable labor laws; increases in costs, disruptions of supply or shortages of raw materials; exchange rate fluctuations, interest rate changes, credit risk and other market risks; political and civil unrest; earthquakes or other disasters and other risks and uncertainties. Any forward-looking statements contained in the Sustainability Report speak only as of the date of the report and the Group undertakes no obligation to update or revise publicly forward-looking statements. Further information concerning the Group and its businesses, including factors that could materially affect the Group’s financial results, are included in the Group’s reports and filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the AFM and CONSOB.


Mary Gauthier
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Corporate Communications
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CAMPAIGN: Sustainability Reporting and Achievements

CONTENT: Press Release