Fiat S.p.A. and Chrysler Group LLC Announce Publication of 2012 Sustainability Report

Fiat S.p.A. and Chrysler Group LLC Announce Publication of 2012 Sustainability

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TURIN, Italy and AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 9, 2013

TURIN, Italy and AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Fiat
S.p.A. and Chrysler Group LLC today announced the release of the Fiat S.p.A.
2012 Sustainability Report, detailing the combined sustainability initiatives,
achievements and targets of the two organizations.

The Report covers the companies' sustainability efforts at every stage in a
vehicle's lifecycle – from design, selection of suppliers and materials,
production, logistics, customer experience, vehicle use, through final
disposal.The Sustainability Plan communicates progress on the Group's
commitments to generate value responsibly with respect to good corporate
governance, environmentally responsible products, plants and processes; a
healthy, safe and inclusive work environment; and constructive relationships
with local communities and business partners.

"Our business philosophy, where product excellence goes hand-in-hand with
acting responsibly, involves everyone throughout the entire organization,
beginning with top management," said Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat S.p.A. and
Chairman and CEO of Chrysler Group LLC. "Nearly 215,000 people around the
world put that philosophy into practice every day through their commitment and
dedication to making Fiat-Chrysler a strong and competitive group, while never
losing sight of our moral obligation to contribute to the well-being of
society as a whole and to the construction of a better future."

Highlights of the Group's sustainability achievements for 2012 include:

  oContinued leadership on CO[2] emissions, as the Fiat brand was recognized
    for the sixth consecutive year for cars with the lowest average CO[2]
    emissions among the best-selling brands in Europe
  oProduction launch in the United States of the Fiat 500e, a zero-emission
    electric vehicle
  oContinued leadership in natural gas-powered vehicles in Europe, with 10
    models offered by Fiat, and the launch in North America of the Ram 2500
    Heavy Duty CNG, the only factory-built natural gas pickup
  oHighest safety rating recognitions achieved by the new Fiat 500L, Dodge
    Dart and Fiat Viaggio
  oFurther progress reducing the environmental impact of the Group's
    production processes: CO[2] emissions reduced 5.5%, energy use reduced
    6.5% and water consumption reduced 13.4% compared with 2011 levels
  oPomigliano d'Arco plant awarded with the Automotive Lean Production 2012
    award for being the best lean factory in Europe
  oContinued focus on employee health and well-being initiatives, including
    those addressing work-life balance issues
  oMore than one million hours of training provided to employees on health
    and safety topics – an increase of +54% compared with 2011
  o€21 million donated to local communities in 2012
  oConfirmation of Fiat S.p.A. for the fourth consecutive year in the Dow
    Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) World and Europe, and inclusion in the
    Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) Italy 100 and the Carbon
    Performance Leadership Index (CPLI) Italy 100

The Report confirmed the maximum Application Level (A+) of Global Reporting
Initiative (GRI) G3.1 guidelines. It was externally audited and assured by SGS
Italia S.p.A., in compliance with the Sustainability Reporting Assurance SGS
internal procedure (SRA), with the GRI-G3.1 guidelines, and with the AA1000
APS (2008) standard. The GRI is the most widely used reporting framework for
performance on environmental, social and other corporate citizenship issues.

The complete Report can be found at:

SOURCE Chrysler Group LLC

Contact: Mary Gauthier, Chrysler Group LLC, (248) 512-4111 (office), (248)
622-8243 (cell),; Fiat Corporate Communications,
Fiat S.p.A., +39 011 00 63088 (office) (cell),
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