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Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Land Rover communications boss, Richard Agnew

On this week's podcast, you are joined by Mandy Turner and Mike Costello. We cover all the reveals that would've happened at the aborted Geneva motor show, including the Fiat 500 and Volkswagen ID.4. Mike talks about February's new-car sales figures (VFACTS), which sees Kia continue to climb the charts...

2021 Fiat 500 revealed

Fiat has announced the third generation of its 500 model will be a full-electric vehicle (EV) – the first Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has ever produced in full series production. The 'La Prima' launch version will be limited to 500 cars in each market it's sold into. Whether Australia will be among those markets is unclear at this stage, with the Italian-American company yet to confirm global plans...

2021 Fiat 500e revealed through leaked images

Images of the 2021 Fiat 500e electric car have emerged in the online press, offering a first clear look at the new-generation hatch. As revealed last year, the new 500 will be offered in electric form only, expected to be sold alongside the now 13-year-old petrol model rather than as an outright replacement...

Classic Fiat 500 joins Lego’s Creator Expert series

Famed toymaker Lego has immortalised the cult-favourite Fiat 500 as the newest addition to its Creator Expert model series. Taking the form of a Fiat 500 D produced from 1960-1965, the 960-piece kit recreates the Italian classic with surprising accuracy. Although only 11 centimetres high, 24cm long and 11cm wide, the Lego kit is almost a perfect 1:20 scale replica of the diminutive 500D...

2020 Fiat 500 pricing and specs: new Club variant enters

The 2020 Fiat 500 has launched in Australia with a new variant, named the Club, priced from $23,250. Featuring a long list of standard features, it comes with 16-inch alloy wheels, fixed glass roof with sunblind, DAB+ radio, automatic headlights and rain-sensing wipers, automatic climate control, and chrome front grille surround, rear bumper insert, and sill plates...

2021 Fiat 500e electric car caught on camera

Fiat’s next-generation 500e electric minicar has been spied by photographers in Europe more than a year before it is due to go on sale. Though the styling appears to be merely an evolution, underneath there’s been a revolution. The new Fiat 500 rides a new, bespoke electric vehicle platform developed by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Fiat 500, Panda future in doubt – report

In the clearest sign the European minicar segment is in critical condition, the segment’s two best sellers – the Fiat Panda and 500 – mightn’t be directly replaced, with the latter potentially surviving only as a more premium electric offering. Automotive News reports Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is planning to quit Europe’s minicar segment due to rising development costs required to meet tougher emissions standards...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Fiat 500 Collezione Fall/Winter Edition pricing and specs

Yet another special-edition Fiat 500 has been announced for Australia, this time in the form of the Collezione Fall/Winter Edition. On sale from August 1 priced from $21,990 plus on-road costs, the 500 Collezione Fall/Winter is based on the model revealed for Europe in October last year, which takes inspiration "from the colours of autumn and winter"...

2018/19 Fiat 500 recalled

Fiat has recalled a trio of 2018 and 2019 500s, over concerns the drive axle could break. According to the company, a 'nonconformity' with the production process is to blame. If the axle breaks while the car is moving, there's a risk the issue will cause an accident, posing a risk of injury to the driver and other road users...