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New Bravo Diesel 2.0 Multijet: More Power, Less Fuel, Lower Emissions

A stylish new fleet challenger from Fiat will allow company car drivers to enjoy increased power and performance, while maintaining impressive fuel economy and low tax bills. Fiat’s stylish mid-size Bravo hatchback is now available with a new 165bhp 2.0-litre 16v MultiJet engine, which will replace the current 1.9 MultiJet. The new engine is ‘greener’ than its predecessor, thanks to Euro V compliance and a diesel particulate filter that

Fiat confirms plan for 35% Chrysler stake

Fiat S.p.A. and Chrysler LLC confirmed Tuesday that the Italian company intends to acquire an initial 35 percent stake in the U.S. carmaker. The deal will give Fiat the scale it needs to survive, while Chrysler can expand its product portfolio to include small, less-polluting cars. Chrysler said on Tuesday the deal, which involves no cash investment, formed a key component of plans to secure its future, and would grant it access to Fiat's more fuel-efficient vehicle platforms, engines and transmissions. Ac

Fiat Indian New Year Awards

Fiat India Automobile Limited turned a new leaf with the much awaited Linea winning the ‘Car of the year’ award by Autocar and ‘Midsize car of the year’ award by Autocar and Overdrive along with the Fiat 500 procuring the title of ‘Import of the year’ award by Overdrive. The Fiat cars battled the exhaustive list of parameters and were chosen as ‘the outstanding contenders’ among many other top contenders. The Fiat Linea came out victorious among tough competitors like the New

Fiat Qubo: Stylish Family Motoring – Made Simple

Blending an eye-catching and attractive new form with class-leading function, the new Fiat Qubo offers chart-topping family friendliness. Using the highly acclaimed Grande Punto platform as a base, Qubo is aimed at drivers who want to combine versatility, space and a car-like driving experience without sacrificing i

500byDiesel Now Available Exclusively On-Line

A special edition version of Fiat’s popular 500 city car has just gone on sale exclusively through the Internet.The 500byDIESEL, a global limited edition run of just 10,000 examples, is the result of a collaboration between Fiat’s Style Centre in Turin and fashion label DIESEL’s design team. The idea was to create an ‘Urban Survival Vehicle’, perfect for town traffic, yet expressing the personality of its alternative young brand lovers. 500byDiesel represents Fiat’s first venture into selling vehicle

New Bravo 2.0 Multijet: More Power, Less Fuel, Lower Emissions

Fiat has just extended its popular Bravo mid-size hatchback range with the introduction of a more powerful yet more economical and lower emissions engine, demonstrating the Group’s commitment to the production of increasingly environmentally-friendly cars. The 5-door Bravo range will now benefit from a new 165 bhp 2.0 MultiJet unit which features a diesel particulate filter (DPF) and is type-approved to Euro 5 standards, ahead of the 2009 d

In Japan, Fiat 500 is the best “compact car”

The Fiat 500 is still the talk of the town, asserting itself as a real “Made in Italy” icon, capable of winning over the public and international critical acclaim. The best proof of its success is the over 270 thousand orders received to date and the 29 prizes awarded around the world. And now, to this collection of prizes will be added the prestigious title of “Best Compact Car”, a recognition coming from Japan where the super compact Fiat was presented last spring. It was chosen as the “Best Compact

Minimum environmental impact Grande Punto

Fiat proudly presents the Grande Punto Natural Power, a new dual fuel (petrol/methane) version that confirms the brand’s commitment to the field of environmental protection. This substantial commitment is reflected by Fiat's indisputable leadership in the field of cars with methane engines as original equipment (OEM): during the period January-August 2008 some 43,000 methane-driven Fiat vehicles were sold in Italy compared with 33,000 during the same period in 2007. We should not forget that Fiat is the first

Fiat 500 “F1TM Limited Edition” on the Singapore Grand Prix circuit

On 28 September, Singapore will host the first ever night-time Grand Prix event in the history of Formula 1. As a taster to the exceptional event, a “500 Drive” will take place on 27 September, before the GP qualifying rounds. This will involve 12 Fiat 500 “F1TM Limited Edition” cars being driven round the same track by celebrities. The drivers on board the special cars will complete a few laps of the brand-new circuit, a 5.067km stret

Fiat at the 2008 International Paris Motor Show

The highly original Fiat Automobiles stand at the Paris Motor Show is made up of modular elements with moving shapes and images. The exhibition area is like an enormous high-tech garden with a fluid floor interspersed with lighted inserts that sprout gigantic stems carrying huge mirrored disks. This makes the stand look like a pathway winding through an animated landscape allowing glimpses of the cars between the stems. This great garden is presided over by an enormous image of the 500 – the famous reproductio

Fiat Professional at the Hanover International Motor Show 2008

The 62nd edition of the Hanover International Motor Show will be held from 25th September to 2nd October 2008; the Hanover event is the most important European motor show for trucks and commercial vehicles. The event will gather together in the German city professionals and major vehicle manufacturers of the sector. The vehicle manufacturers participating will include Fiat Group Automobiles with the Fiat Professional brand that has always played

Qubo, Fiat’s new “free space”

Qubo is the name of the new vehicle being sold by the FIAT sales network. An original name that plays on the idea of “cube”, which may not always be complimentary in all contexts, but in any case clearly evokes the strong points of this model: reliability and sturdiness, as well as unique and versatile functions. Not to mention the originality of changing the C of cube to Q to tell us that this vehicle is no ordinary cube, but rather a cube with a twist. The Qubo is targeted at a Client w