Fiat Chrysler is expected to commit to producing new models in Italy, including Jeeps and an Alfa Romeo SUV, union sources said.
Fiat Chrysler's board is being urged by a small investor to consider selling its European business and eventually spinning off the Maserati and Alfa brands to focus on more profitable U.S. brands.
The Giulia and Stelvio will be joined by small and large crossovers, a sports coupe and a midengine supercar.
FCA US sales rose 10 percent in August to193,718 vehicles, powered by record sales for the Ram 1500 and Jeep Wrangler.
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