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Fiat Punto Evo to be unveiled at Frankfurt, due here 2010

Fiat will debut the next generation of diesel engines at the Frankfurt International Motor Show on September 15 when it launches the new Fiat Punto Evo. The second generation of the Multijet diesel engine not only meets the tough new Euro5 emissions standards, it slashes NOx emissions, traditionally a diesel bugbear, by 30 per cent, as well as cutting fuel consumption by a further two per cent...

Fiat approved to purchase Bertone

After a four-way bidding war Italian manufacturer Fiat has been approved to purchase Bertone’s contract manufacturing business. As part of the purchase agreement, Fiat will invest US$215.9 million into the struggling manufacturer over the next three years...

Chrysler to adopt Fiat's Multiair technology

According to a report in Automotive News, Chrysler is set to benefit almost immediately from its ties with Fiat as the American manufacturer prepares to adopt the Italian company’s fuel saving Multiair technology...

Fiat 500C to receive Abarth make over

Fiat is set to take on the likes of Mini's JCW Cooper Cabriolet when it releases at least two Abarth versions of its upcoming 500C convertible. The hot drop tops are said to be in the final stages of readiness with an expected European showroom debut some time in the first quarter of next year...

Fiat-Chrysler purchase approved by European Commission

Fiat's acquisition of Chrysler has been given unconditional approval by the European Commission on the grounds that the enlarged carmaker would not hurt global competition. Although the ruling was not unexpected it has helped clear one of the final hurdles facing the Italian company in securing the famous American marque...

Fiat 500 and Microsoft Blue&Me

You’re thinking what on earth do a Fiat 500 and Microsoft have in common? That’s a good question and one, which I didn’t know the answer to until a little yellow Fiat 500 arrived, with what Microsoft claim is the “real” in-car hands free solution...

Fiats to be made in China

Fiat will begin building cars in China from mid-2011 after signing a 50:50 agreement with Guangzhou Automobile Industry Group. The joint venture allows Guangzhou Auto, a Chinese partner of Honda and Toyota, to build Fiat cars and engines for the local market but could also expand to manufacture up to 300,000 export engines a year...

Fiat 500 open top ready for 2010

Fiat has today announced more details of its open top 500C, due to arrive in Australia mid next year. Paying homage to the original 1957 open top 500, the new 500C offers that same fun feel coupled with a unique blend of innovative modern technical solutions to provide safety, economy and low emissions...

Saab denies Fiat take over plans

Saab has strongly denied rumours it is in talks with Fiat over possible takeover plans. A spokesman from the Swedish brand, Eric Geers, confirmed yesterday that Fiat was not one of the ten potential buyers currently in negotiations with the ailing manufacturer. "We now have 10 very serious interested parties which have visited us in Trollhattan," Mr Geers said...

Chrysler CEO says Fiat talks progressing

Chrysler CEO Bob Nardelli has said he believes talks with Fiat are making progress as the two car manufacturers continue with efforts to complete a proposed alliance that will see Chrysler qualify for additional government loans. The US Treasury Department has reached an agreement with Chrysler's largest creditors to cancel US$6...

2010 Fiat Doblo spied

The light workhorse market has become greatly accepted in Europe with models such as the Volkswagen Caddy Life, Citroen Berlingo and Renault Kangoo leading this segment. Fiat is preparing to replace its contender in this market with a new generation Doblo which has been spied yet again in Europe...