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Fiat Group's average CO2 emissions continue to fall

According to figures compiled by the independent research company JATO Dynamics, the Fiat Group continues to lead the way in cutting greenhouse gas recording the lowest volume weighted CO2 emissions. Fiat Group brands Ferrari and Alfa Romeo have also scored well recording the best overall reduction and the best volume weighted brand reduction for vehicles sold in Europe during 2009...

2010 Fiat 500C Abarth confirmed for Australia

With the opening day of the 80th Geneva Motor Show now less than a week away, Fiat has released the details of its latest baby racer – the Fiat 500C Abarth. And the best news is that we’re going to get a shot at it in Australia, with the cabriolet version to launch locally sometime after the 500 Abarth coupe, which arrives mid-year...

Fiat eco:Drive now available in Fleet version

Fiat’s award-winning eco:Drive efficient driving advice system is now available in a Fleet version to help fleet managers reduce their environmental impact and save up to 15 percent on fuel. Standard on all vehicles with Blue&Me telematics, the eco:Drive system provides feedback to the driver on their driving skill, mileage and fuel consumption and suggests tips for sustainable driving behaviour in the future...

Fiat set to unveil new twin-cylinder engine at Geneva Motor Show

Fiat will take downsizing to a whole new level next week when it unveils its new 900cc, two-cylinder TwinAir engine. The 63kW turbocharged TwinAir unit will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show and is set to feature in the revised Fiat 500 from mid-2010. The engine is set to provide another option for Fiat as tougher CO2 emissions rules come in to play in  2012...

2010 Fiat commercial range unveiled

Fiat has a new range of commercial vehicles for Australia. The new Fiat Ducato will be available in medium-, long- and extra long-wheelbase variants with room inside ranging from 10- to 15-cubic metres and the ability to carry up to two-tonnes. The new 2010 Ducato comes standard with heavy duty enhancements, uprated suspension, 16-inch wheels and improved external body protection...

Fiat 500C is Australia's latest topless model

First deliveries of the new Fiat 500C, the soft top version of Fiat’s award-winning bambino, have now hit Aussie roads. The new Fiat 500C is equipped with a 1.4 litre 74 kW engine with a choice of a manual or DuaLogic gearbox, with prices starting at a recommended retail price of $28,990 for the manual version and $30,990 for the self shifting DuaLogic version, excluding statutory and on road costs...

 Fiat Group helps Haiti victims

The Fiat Group has helped the earthquake devastated Haiti by providing equipment, technical and financial support totalling US$1 million (AUD$1,107,078). Working closely with the United Nations, the International Red Cross and the Fondazione Francesca Rava (the Italian arm of Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos, which works with disadvantaged children) the Fiat Group offered their help immediately...

2010 Fiat 500 Pink released

A lot of my young female friends tell me they like the Fiat 500 but don’t find it quite girly enough. Well ladies, worry no more, because the Italian manufacturer has come to the party with a special edition of the Bambino called the 500 Pink. The limited edition Pink (you’ll never guess how many Fiat is making) goes on sale today in the UK with customers only able to order online...

Jeep to use Fiat C-EVO platform for new models

Future off-road and urban-focused vehicles from Jeep will be underpinned by Fiat’s C-car platform, according to UK automotive website Autocar. Chrysler-Fiat is planning to build a new assembly line in the US for the highly versatile C-EVO platform, which can be produced in two different lengths and is capable of housing a four-wheel drive system...

Fiat Ducato UK's best motor home base

For the fourth consecutive year the Fiat Ducato has been named the top vehicle on which to base a motor home in the Which Motorcaravan Awards 2010, presented by the UK’s leading motor home magazine. The Ducato was designed specifically for the motor home market, and the judges praised its blend of power, acceleration, relaxing drive and the smooth gearshifts from Fiat’s six-speed MTA automatic transmission...

Fiat 500 BEV all-electric concept debuts in Detroit

Fiat has revealed an all-electric version of its Fiat 500 hatch at the 2010 Detroit International Motor Show. Already one of the most economical and low emissions vehicles on the road, the Fiat 500 BEV takes this one step further by becoming a completely emissions-free vehicle...