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Report: U.S.-Spec Fiat 500 To Get Upgraded Platform

Construction of the Fiat 500 in North America is expected to get underway in mid-December at the Toluca, Mexico plant that's being upgraded for the task. Part of the upgrades include the use of the new Fiat Panda platform, according to a new report. The updated Fiat Panda platform will provide a... read more

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2010 Detroit Show: Sports Cars Go Electric

Perhaps it’s a sign of the times but almost every major automaker at this week’s 2010 Detroit Auto Show had some kind of electrified vehicle on show, with... read more January 11, 2010 by 

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2010 Detroit Auto Show: Fiat 500 BEV

At the 2010 Detroit Auto Show today Chrysler rolled out its Fiat 500 minicar once again but this time around the diminutive hatch is sporting something very different... read more January 11, 2010 by 

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Ferrari and Maserati To Share Stand With Chrysler In Detroit

Auto shows are generally where the car companies like to 'wow' their future customers and show off their new models to both industry rivals and the press. It’s also a... read more January 4, 2010 by 

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Elecric Fiat 500 To Join New Midsize Chrysler At Detroit Auto Show?

Revealing two new cars and then not saying a word about them--that's going to be Chryslers approach to the 2010 Detroit Auto Show. Or at least that's what the word on the... read more December 22, 2009 by 

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Today In Flash Mobs: Girls, Bikinis, And The Fiat 500

Flash mobs have been around for decades (back in the day, they were called outlaw parties), but they've only recently been co-opted for marketing campaigns. Today's example... read more December 22, 2009 by 

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Abarth BRM V12-T-44 Watch Precedes Abarth Fiat 500 U.S. Arrival

The Fiat brand will kick off its return to the U.S. with an Abarth-branded special-edition 500 in 2011, and it's expected to be the only actual Fiat-branded model on sale... read more November 19, 2009 by 

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First Fiat 500s Will Be Sporty Abarth Version

Many in the U.S. have been hoping to receive the wildly popular Fiat 500 minicar for the past couple of years but a lack of interest in small cars has largely held it back... read more October 28, 2009 by 

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Fiat To Make Chrysler A Luxury Brand

Here we go again Chrysler wants to become a luxury brand. Fiat is seeing the Chrysler brand competing in the luxury space, according to a recent article in US News &... read more October 17, 2009 by 

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Chrysler Handling Distribution Of Fiat 500 In U.S.

Many in the U.S. have been hoping to receive the wildly popular Fiat 500 minicar for the past couple of years but a lack of interest in small cars has largely held it back... read more September 27, 2009 by 

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Fiat given approval by Italian government for Bertone acquisition

The past year has been unkind to coachbuilding and contract manufacturing firms, especially with the wealthy reining in their more extravagant purchases and automakers... read more August 6, 2009 by 

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Alfa Romeo could kick off U.S. return with Giulia large sedan instead of MiTo hatchback

Americans still haven't fully embraced the concept of the hatchback as a useful, practical vehicle for families, and nowhere is this more true than in the luxury segment. BMW... read more August 4, 2009 by 

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Chrysler cars could get Fiat's efficient Multiair technology

Getting more out of the current generation of hardware is becoming increasingly important for the major carmakers as fuel and emissions standards tighten, but getting more... read more August 3, 2009 by 

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Belgium’s RHJ International emerges as latest bidder for Opel

Holding company RHJ International has emerged this week as a strong challenger to Magna International in the bidding war for General Motors' Opel division. The Belgium-based... read more July 14, 2009 by 

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Beijing Auto offers $923 million for Opel, but race could already be over

Three companies have submitted bids for Opel so far, but another, China's Beijing Automotive Industry Corporation (BAIC), has now joined the fray with an offer of more than... read more July 6, 2009 by 

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Report: Alfa Romeo to sell re-branded Dodge cars in Europe

Last week we brought you news of Alfa Romeo's plans for the U.S. and the support and enthusiasm that's growing over Alfa's attractive designs. This week there's news of cars... read more July 1, 2009 by 


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