China's Great Wall Motor told Reuters Monday that it had interest in acquiring the company.
"With respect to this case, we currently have an intention to acquire. We are interested in (FCA)," the company official in Great Wall's press relations department, who declined to give his name, told Reuters over the phone.
Fiat Chrysler shares have risen 12% over the past five days since speculation of a buyer came to light.
In a separate report Monday, Automotive News said the Chinese carmaker had expressed interest in buying the Jeep brand and has contacted Fiat Chrysler to see whether a deal could be negotiated. Also under its umbrella, Fiat Chrysler has the Fiat, Chrysler, Dodge and Ram brands.
Sempra's bid still has to be approved by regulators, including the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
5. -- What happens during a solar eclipse?
Well, millions of Americans will find out on Monday when the sun, moon and Earth line up perfectly, turning day into night for a few minutes. The eclipse is expected to cast a shadow through 14 states, entering near Lincoln City, Oregon, at 1:16 p.m. ET, moving diagonally across the heartland and then exiting near Charleston, South Carolina, at 2:47 p.m, according to the Associated Press.