Chrysler has an extraordinary selection of minivans and sedans. If you have driven in one of them, you know how technologically advanced they are. With Dodge, you get an unparalleled lineup of technologically advanced SUVs, a family-friendly minivan and powerful sedans. Jeep vehicles such as the Jeep Wrangler or the Jeep Cherokee have been made to thrive in off-road conditions. And if you are big on trucks then you probably own a robust Ram truck that helps get the job done. And that’s not all, Ram also offers vans for companies that need a way to transport their goods or materials. Among these four brands, you can find your dream vehicle with all the specifications you are looking for. But do you know who owns these amazing brands? Keep reading to learn more!
Getting to know the owner
Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram are owned by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. This automotive group registered in the Netherlands, is a multinational company who is proud to be the world’s eighth largest automaker. Worldwide, this group owns many other vehicle brands including Maserati, Fiat and Alfa Romeo. In late 2014, the Italian automotive maker, Fiat, merged with the American company, Chrysler, and formed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. as we know it today. But to be more specific, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram are under the American subsidiary, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC which has its headquarters in Michigan, U.S.
A little bit of history
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC (FCA US) also known as Chrysler, is the American counterpart of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. This division mainly produces and supplies Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram vehicles for the U.S. and Canada. Mopar, a service and customer care company is also a division of this corporation. FCA US is also one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the U.S., in fact, it is one of the “Big Tree.” It all started like this, in 1925, Walter Chrysler founded the Chrysler company. Three years later, the founder acquired other vehicle manufacturers including Fargo Trucks (now know as Ram trucks) and Dodge. From that point on, FCA US kept expanding and eventually decided to merge with Fiat to become one of the world’s greatest automotive companies.
FCA US designs and manufactures vehicles like no other in the automotive market. If you are looking for a sedan, an SUV, a truck or a van, you know that Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram will have just what you are looking for.