Just over a year ago there were reports suggesting Jeep was planning a new compact urban runabout based on the underpinnings of a Fiat model, most likely the Fiat Panda Cross pictured above. Those reports were then followed up by news that Fiat’s C-Evo platform, underpinning cars like the Fiat Bravo and Alfa Romeo Giulietta hatchbacks, could also be used for a new compact Jeep model. Now, during an interview at this week’s 2011 Geneva Motor Show, Jeep CEO Mike Manley revealed that a mini-Jeep model would be launched by 2013. The new model will compete in the B-segment, which means...
New Details On Planned Fiat Four-Door B-Segment Car For U.S.
We've known since November, 2009, that Chrysler was planning a B-segment car for the U.S. in 2013. The news was revealed in Chrysler's five-year business plan, which confirmed the car would be imported from Europe, aimed at the premium small-car segment, and that it would be accompanied by a small...Nelson Ireson
Ford To Unveil Fiesta-Based MPV At 2011 Geneva Motor Show
We’ve already seen a number of variants spun of Ford’s global C-segment platform, aptly named the C-platform and underpinning cars like the new 2012 Ford Focus hatchback and sedan, as well as the U.S. bound C-Max MPV. And at next month’s 2011 Detroit Auto Show we’ll see yet...Viknesh Vijayenthiran