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New Fiat 500 – two more titles for Italian cutie

LONDON, England – The New Fiat 500 has received another award here in the UK, this time being named ‘Convertible of the Year’ and ‘Best Small electric car for the city’ by What Car? magazine in its 2021 Coty awards.  The jury praised the New 500’s handling, driving style, range, price and refreshed interiors and… Continue reading New Fiat 500 – two more titles for Italian cutie

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Electric Fiat 500 gets French ‘green car’ award

FCA’s first full-electric car adds two more awards ‘Green Car’ in France, UK’s ‘Car of Year’/’Best Small Electric’ Red Dot award and Auto Motor und Sport ‘Best Design’ JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The latest Fiat 500 has scored a double win – one in France, the other in Britain – “Green Car” at the Automobile… Continue reading Electric Fiat 500 gets French ‘green car’ award

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Fiat’s cuddly Panda gets new claws for 40th birthday

THROUGHOUT its 40 years Fiat’s Panda has (and says it will continue to be) the queen of ‘smart’ automotive solutions. This video to celebrate the car’s 40th anniversary tells the story of all these solutions… FOR 40 years Fiat’s Panda has maintained a reputation for being a car – and indeed a van – for… Continue reading Fiat’s cuddly Panda gets new claws for 40th birthday

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Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot, merger set to fly with the stars

VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY and LONDON – Stellantis will be the name of a new group in the automotive world resulting from the merger of Fiat Chrysler and Groupe PSA It’s a major step as the two move towards completion of their 50:50 merger as defined in a combination agreement announced on December 18 2019 Peugeot (Groupe PSA)… Continue reading Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot, merger set to fly with the stars

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New boss appointed for Fiat Chrysler SA network

MIDRAND, Gauteng – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has appointed Ismaeel Hassen as CEO for South Africa as current CEO Pierre Martin Bos heads for a new post in Morocco. The Corner congratulates you both… Bos told The Corner before heading north: “The Covid pandemic has placed many challenges on the global automotive industry – but… Continue reading New boss appointed for Fiat Chrysler SA network

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Latest Fiat 500 curtsies to Italian politicos for electric launch

ROME, Italy – The 2020 version of the now venerable Fiat 500 has had its institutional debut at the Palazzo del Quirinale where the battery buggy was shown to Italian president Sergio Mattarella then to Palazzo Chigi, to be shown to Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte. The little car is the third generation of the… Continue reading Latest Fiat 500 curtsies to Italian politicos for electric launch

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Two new Fiat 500 stars shining now in FCA’s showrooms

JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Fiat SA has announced the arrival of two new ”top-of-the-range” Fiat Star and Rockstar models for its 2020 Fiat 500 range – models regarded as leaders in the small-car segment in Europe and FCA’s best-selling car globally for 2018/19. The iconic Fiat 500 (still called so though it now has an 850cc… Continue reading Two new Fiat 500 stars shining now in FCA’s showrooms

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Electrifying Fiat: Famous 500 finds future fortunes fine

World launch of first fully-electric Fiat 500 Third generation ‘still a Cinquecento’ ‘Time to take action to create a better future’ MILAN, Italy – FCA has launched its first zero-emissions electric car, a Fiat 500 without a petrol cap, here in Milan with the brand hoping it will change the face of international motoring as… Continue reading Electrifying Fiat: Famous 500 finds future fortunes fine

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Fiat goes electric with hybrid technology

ROME, Italy – Fiat’s 500 and Panda have become the first Fiat-Chrysler city cars to be fitted with new petrol mild hybrid technology as the first step to the electrification of the Fiat brand. They will be powered by new three-cylinder engines from the Fiat FireFly family combined with a 12V belt-integrated starter generator which… Continue reading Fiat goes electric with hybrid technology

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120-year-old Fiat gets back on the road again for Brighton

LONDON, England – An extremely rare Fiat 3½ horsepower assembled in 1899 will on November 3 run as a competitor and as a sponsor in the 2019 London-to-Brighton drive. This 120-year-old vehicle is capable of about 50km/h. Fiat, one of the oldest automotive manufacturers, has been named the official sponsor of the 2019 London to… Continue reading 120-year-old Fiat gets back on the road again for Brighton