Alfa Romeo and the Us Market

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

The wish for Alfa Romeo to come back to the US Market

Plan:

1) Introduction

2) The Us Market

a. Pestel Analysis b. Main actors in the Market c. Porter Analysis d. State and trends e. Key factors to success

3) Strategies and recommendations

a. The situation of Alfa Romeo b. A challenger position c. The threats and opportunities d. Marketing Mix (4P)

4) Conclusion

1) Introduction:

Alfa Romeo is an Italian carmaker born in 1910, in Milano. Since 1986, the brand is a part of the Italian Automotive group Fiat. The Fiat Group owns the brands Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Ferrari, Iveco, Jeep, Lancia and Maserati. The CEO of Fiat is Sergio Marchionne and Harald Wester is the CEO of Alfa Romeo. Alfa Romeo left the Us Market in 1995, because its situation was dire, after a gold period in the middle of the sixties. Since 1995, Alfa Romeo officially sold only two models in the USA, representing 125 units. Fiat Group aims to develop its position on the world market, in September 2010, Fiat was the ninth automotive group in the world, with a production of 2.46 millions of vehicles. To develop itself on an international way, the group is counting on the US market and had implemented many strategies to increase its market shares. The main one was to progressively acquire the Chrysler LLC group in 2009. Currently the group is present in the USA, with the brands Chrysler, Dodge, Ferrari, Fiat, Iveco, Jeep and Maserati. The next step of this global strategy is the come back of Alfa Romeo on the US market. The group aims to reintroduce the brand in the USA in 2013. With this come back, Alfa Romeo expects to sell 400,000 around the world in 2014 and to increase its…...

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