Carlos Tavares deploys his method to put Stellantis at the top of the automobile

No shutdown of factories or brands, but focus on “clean, safe and affordable mobility”, detailed Carlos Tavares during his first press conference as CEO of Stellantis.

His methods have made the success of PSA. Can Carlos Tavares transform the essay as CEO of Stellantis? The former leader of the former PSA delivered on January 19 a first roadmap to the automotive giant born from the merger between the French group and Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), while reaffirming certain commitments.

No plant closures

In mind, the guarantee to maintain all the factories of the new group, in accordance with the promises made at the announcement of the marriage project between PSA and FCA at the end of 2019. “This merger acts as a shield for employment” Carlos Tavares repeated on several occasions. “Jobs represent only 10% of the total costs of manufacturing a vehicle. We have a lot of levers to pull before we reduce jobs”, wanted to reassure the leader.


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