Fiat South Africa

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    Midrand – FCA South Africa dealerships across the country will be hosting a Night of Miracles sales marathon event for the first time in South Africa. Join us in this unique event to see for yourself if miracles are only a thing of the past, or if they are still very present nowadays. This unique event will commence on Tuesday, 26 March at 08:00 and will run for 36 straight...

    FCA South Africa dealerships across the country will be hosting a Night of Miracles sales marathon event for the first time in South Africa.

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    Awards recognise exceptional performance, great brand ambassadors and outstanding customer service
    Cargo Motors Bedfordview takes top honours as Overall Aftersales Dealer of the Year 2018
    Ronnie’s Motors East London scooped the Most Improved Aftersales Customer Satisfaction Award 2018
    The CEO’s Award for the Top Sales Executive 2018 was awarded to Dylan Tucker of Fiat...

    South Africa’s top-performing Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) dealers were honoured at the annual FCA Sales and Aftersales Conference, held at Emperor’s Palace last night.

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    For its 120th anniversary, Fiat is presenting the Fiat Concept Centoventi concept car, a new milestone in the history of Fiat, in Geneva.
    A pioneer of democratic mobility throughout its history, today Fiat is offering an electric mobility solution affordable for all.
    "Democratising" everything trend-setting is part of the brand's DNA: "The ABC of cars. Affordable But...

    The 2019 Geneva International Motor Show sees the debut of the Fiat Concept Centoventi, the concept car that perfectly expresses the Italian brand's idea of electric mass mobility in the near future.

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    Today, the FCA Group will be sharing its vision on the mobility of the future with the media.
    The triple reveal will be hosted in the new, symbolic Agorà set up at the Geneva Motor Show.
    The grand event will be streamed live from 10.45 a.m. CET, at this link.

    FCA chose the prestigious stage of Geneva for three important world previews for Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Jeep®, in...

    FCA chose the prestigious stage of Geneva for three important world previews for Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Jeep®, in one, grand event

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    $4.5 Billion to Build New Assembly Plant in Detroit and Add Production at Five Existing Michigan Facilities, Creating Nearly 6,500 Jobs

    FCA total committed investments in the U.S. grow to nearly $14.5 billion since 2009, with nearly 30,000 jobs created to date
    Investment would be next step in Company’s U.S. industrialization plan, announced in 2016 to expand Jeep® and Ram...

    $4.5 Billion to Build New Assembly Plant in Detroit and Add Production at Five Existing Michigan Facilities, Creating Nearly 6,500 Jobs

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    Geneva will set the scene for the début of the new 500 “120th" family, the most elegant and best-connected range ever, celebrating the first 120 years of the Fiat brand.
    Available on 500, 500X and 500L, the new “120th” range is characterised by its brand new, sophisticated two-colour Tuxedo livery, an all-new feature for the 500X.
    Available Apple CarPlay support lets you...

    Fiat has chosen Geneva as the prestigious stage for hosting the presentation of its new 500 “120th” family, the most elegant, best-connected range ever.

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    The 500,000th car built, less than three years after the launch, is a Tipo 5Door Sport.
    The Fiat Tipo Sport, developed in partnership with Mopar, is characterised by specific details that emphasise its more dynamic personality: special front bumper, side skirts, roof spoiler and rear bumper with diffuser.
    Available in the Street, Mirror, S-Design and Sport trims, the new...

    The Fiat Tipo number 500,000 was produced at the Bursa plant, in Turkey, today.

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    The new Fiat teaser celebrates the 2019 GRAMMY “Best Reggae Album” winners, Sting & Shaggy, for their chart-topping release, 44/876 (Cherrytree/A&M/Interscope Records) and will give a sneak-peak at the upcoming advertising campaign featuring these two iconic artists and their forthcoming single “Just One Lifetime”.
    Olivier Francois, Head of Fiat Brand and FCA Global...

    The new Fiat teaser celebrates the 2019 GRAMMY “Best Reggae Album” winners, Sting & Shaggy, for their chart-topping release, 44/876 (Cherrytree/A&M/Interscope Records) and will give a sneak-peak at the upcoming advertising campaign featuring these two iconic artists and their forthcoming single “Just One Lifetime”.

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    The Fiat 500 Serie F, acquired by the famous Museum of Modern Art in New York in 2017, was seen by the general public for the first time yesterday. The car will be on show in the "The Value of Good Design" exhibition that tells the story of industrial design through the works of the collection of the MoMA running until June 15, 2019.
    The prestigious induction in MoMA’s...

    The Fiat 500 Serie F, acquired by the famous Museum of Modern Art in New York in 2017, was seen by the general public for the first time yesterday.

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    Almost 194,000 units registered in Europe: the best ever annual figure in an eleven-year lifetime.
    The 500 is the best-seller in 11 European countries, and in the top three in another four.
    More than 30 special series are among the secrets of its success.
    Novelties for 2018 included the new special series: 500 Mirror, 500 Collezione “Primavera”, 500 Spiaggina ’58 and 500...

    A constant symbol of Italian style and manufacturing worldwide, the timeless Fiat 500 continues to impress, by recording, in its eleventh year, its best-ever annual figures with almost 194,000 units registered in Europe in 2018 (total for Fiat 500 and Abarth 500).

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    Crossover category win for Panda Cross at the 4x4 Magazine Awards for the second year in a row.
    Fiat Panda Cross has been praised by a panel of 4x4 experts for its engines, off-road capability and entertaining drive.

    The Fiat Panda Cross has once again topped the Crossover category in this year's 4x4 Magazine ‘4x4 of the Year 2019 awards'.
    For the second year running,...

    The Fiat Panda Cross has once again topped the Crossover category in this year's 4x4 Magazine ‘4x4 of the Year 2019 awards'.

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    Midrand, 14 January 2019 - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) South Africa is proud to announce the appointment of Jason Cleghorn as the new Head of Marketing and Product across the Alfa Romeo, Jeep, Fiat, Abath and Fiat Professional Brands.
    Cleghorn joins FCA from Maserati South Africa, where he was previously employed in the role of Marketing Director - Sub-Saharan Africa, over...

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) South Africa is proud to announce the appointment of Jason Cleghorn as the new Head of Marketing and Product across the Alfa Romeo, Jeep, Fiat, Abath and Fiat Professional Brands.

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    The Fiat 500 F series will officially go on public display from February 10, 2019, as part of The Museum of Modern Art’s “The Value of Good Design” exhibition in New York.

    Following last year’s acquisition of the Fiat 500 by The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Fiat 500 F series will be on public display at the Museum for the first time from February 10 to May 27,...

    Following last year’s acquisition of the Fiat 500 by The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Fiat 500 F series will be on public display at the Museum for the first time from February 10 to May 27, 2019, as a highlight of The Value of Good Design, an exhibition drawn from MoMA’s stellar collection of industrial design.

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    Midrand, 4 December 2018 – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is proud to announce the opening of a new flagship dealership in Gauteng. Fiat Chrysler Sandton, located on the corner of William Nicol and Ballyclare Drive, provides customers in Johannesburg and surrounding areas with a stunning environment from which to purchase and service their Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Fiat Professional,...

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is proud to announce the opening of a new flagship dealership in Gauteng. Fiat Chrysler Sandton, located on the corner of William Nicol and Ballyclare Drive, provides customers in Johannesburg and surrounding areas with a stunning environment from which to purchase and service their Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Chrysler, Dodge or Jeep vehicles.

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    Midrand, 26 November 2018 – Whether it is a trip down to the coast or to a vacation destination such as The Palace of the Lost City, many parents will be embarking upon a long summer roadtrip with their kids over the course of the December holidays.
    Doing so, can be a fantastic bonding experience for the family. However, being together for such a long time in a confined space...

    Whether it is a trip down to the coast or to a vacation destination such as The Palace of the Lost City, many parents will be embarking upon a long summer roadtrip with their kids over the course of the December holidays.

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    Realised by the Fiat brand in association with creative agency Leo Burnett, the short movie built around the New 500X wins one of Italy's most coveted advertising awards.
    Inspired by '80s cult film "Back to the Future"*, the short movie "A taste of tomorrow. Today" was launched on Fiat's social media channels and has received more than 42 million views, the FCA group's best...

    The presentation ceremony of the 50th edition of the Key Award 2018, one of the most coveted Italian prizes for advertising films, was held yesterday evening at the Teatro Elfo Puccini, in Milan.

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    For the fourth consecutive year, Fiat is the Main Sponsor of the TFF, the Turin Film Festival, to be held from 23 November to 1 December.
    The new 500X and 500L models will ferry Festival guests around throughout the event.
    This strengthens the deep bond that has united Turin, the Fiat brand and the finest film tradition since the early 20th Century.

    Fiat is starring at...

    Fiat is starring at one of the most important international film festivals, to be held in Turin's cinemas from 23 November to 1 December.

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    Midrand, 01 November 2018 – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is proud to announce the opening of the new Motus dealership in Pinetown on 1 November. This centrally located as well as fully authorised services and parts centre in the ‘motortown’ of Kwazulu-Natal, will provide the best servicing experience to all Jeep, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Alfa Romeo, Abarth, Chrysler and...

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is proud to announce the opening of the new Motus dealership in Pinetown on 1 November.

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    New flagship FCA dealership opens in Menlyn
    Midrand, September 2018 – Flagship dealership Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Menlyn has officially opened its doors, offering Pretoria customers a new home and adding further convenience to Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Jeep customers as FCA’s dealer network continues to expand.
    “FCA Menlyn is an important addition to our dealer network and...

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    Less time at the pump, more fun on the road
    Due to increasing crude oil prices and exchange rate depreciation, South Africans now pay record prices for fuel at filling stations. In fact, on Wednesday, the fuel price increased by 99 cents and R1 per litre respectively for 93 Octane and 95 Octane, while the price of diesel increased by R1.24 per litre.
    These increases will...

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    Choosing the right car for you
    26 September 2018 – Whether it’s a compact, zooty little number with lots of spunk, or something tough and rugged that allows you to channel your inner Chuck Norris, with so many vehicle models on the market today, choosing a new car can sometimes prove quite overwhelming.
    Musa Wilkinson, Marketing and Communication for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles...

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    How to navigate the highways and byways like a boss this rainy season
    Midrand, 7 September 2018 – As South Africans welcome the start of the warmer season and convertible car tops can finally come down minus the beanie, scarf and heavy trench coat, Spring also signals the start of the rainy season in many provinces and with that comes wet, slippery roads and a spike in...

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    FCA US Invests $30 Million in All-new Autonomous Driving and Advanced Testing Facility at Chelsea Proving Grounds

    FCA US dedicates all-new facility for testing of autonomous driving, Advanced Driver-assistance Systems (ADAS), advanced safety technology and assessment to third-party safety ratings
    6,500-square-foot command center houses vehicle-to-infrastructure...

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    FCA to unveil sporty new Fiat model at the Festival of Motoring
    Midrand, 29 August 2018 – Petrolheads, Alfisti, and all other motoring enthusiasts can get ready for an exciting adrenaline-filled weekend at the Festival of Motoring, which will be held at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit this weekend, from Friday 31 August until Sunday 2 September 2018.
    Adrenaline-junkies who prefer...

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    FCA US Toledo Machining Plant to Build Key Component for First Plug-in Hybrid Jeep®

    Ohio plant will build critical Power Electronics module for Jeep® Wrangler PHEV


    Company will bring in new work, advanced technology to 54-year-old plant
    Wrangler PHEV to launch in 2020; one of more than 30 nameplates with electrified solutions by 2022

    August 17, 2018, Auburn Hills,...

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    Graham Eagle appointed as FCA South Africa CEO
    Midrand, 27 July 2018 – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Graham Eagle as Chief Executive Officer for South Africa, effective immediately. This follows the recent resignation of Robin van Rensburg who left office on the 26th July 2018 to pursue other opportunities.
    Under Van Rensburg’s...

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    EXOR announcement
    It is with the deepest sadness that EXOR has learned of the passing of Sergio Marchionne.
    John Elkann said: “Unfortunately, what we feared has come to pass. Sergio Marchionne, man and friend, is gone.
    I believe that the best way to honor his memory is to build on the legacy he left us, continuing to develop the human values of responsibility and openness of...

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    FCA Announces New Appointments
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU / MTA: FCA) announced today that Alfredo Altavilla will be leaving the Group to pursue other professional interests.
    The Group thanks Alfredo for his contributions and wishes him all the best for the future.
    FCA announces the following leadership changes, effective immediately.
    The Group Chief...

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    FCA Announcement
    With reference to the health of Sergio Marchionne, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (“FCA”) (NYSE: FCAU / MTA: FCA) communicates with profound sorrow that during the course of this week unexpected complications arose while Mr. Marchionne was recovering from surgery and that these have worsened significantly in recent hours.
    As a consequence, Mr. Marchionne...

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    FCA South Africa appoints new CFO and Head of Network Development
    Midrand, 20 July 2018 – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is pleased to announce the appointment of Juan Wheeler as new Chief Financial Officer of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles South Africa (Pty) Ltd,
    Wheeler officially joined the company on 16 July 2018. He has served in various regions within Ford Motor Company for the...

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    Exclusive Fiat 500 “Spiaggina ’58” is the special birthday tribute to Fiat 500

    Today marks both the birthday of the Fiat icon and the 60th anniversary of the famous 500 Jolly Spiaggina, the legendary little car's first special series and symbol of the “Dolce Vita”.
    For the dual celebration, the Fiat brand presents the new 500 “Spiaggina ‘58”, the exclusive special series...

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    Three-hundred and sixty-five Pandas welcome Panda Waze – It’s a record!

    The Fiat Panda gathering in Pandino beats all records and becomes the biggest Panda meeting in the world.
    The guest of honour was the new Panda Waze, the first city car to proudly display the Waze name and integrate the Waze navigation app into the Panda Uconnect app, as well as being the most socially...

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    Panda Waze: The Most Social City Car Ever

    New milestone for the record-breaking Panda: Panda Waze is the first city car to bear the Waze name, integrating the Waze navigation app as well as being the most social media savvy Panda ever.
    Waze is much more than just a navigator: it avoids traffic, it guides you to the service station and it even reminds you where you...

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    Fiat Brand Advertising Wins Awards At The “Grand Prix”

    Fiat won the coveted "GrandPrix 2018" trophy, Italy's top advertising award, for the first time with its "Tribute to 500 - Integrated Mktg Communication Campaign".
    Comprising three projects created to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the iconic Fiat 500, the integrated campaign also received first prize in the...

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    The Two Millionth Fiat 500 Rolls Off The Line

    The two millionth Fiat 500 was made at the Tychy Plant in Poland yesterday.
    The iconic Fiat is sold in over 100 countries worldwide and 80% of sales are outside Italy, making it the most global Fiat model.
    The 500 is market leader in nine European countries and in the top three in seven more. In its eleventh year and with...

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    FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES SOUTH AFRICA BECOMES ONE

    Merger of National Sales Companies finalises global merger
    Efficiencies will benefit customers, dealers and partners
    Exciting product future for SA

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has driven through another milestone in South Africa as its individual National Sales Companies merge to complete the integration locally of...

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    The New Fiat 500 Collezione to Model in Fashion Shows across Europe

    The new Fiat 500 Collezione will be touring major European fashion capitals before heading to London, Berlin, Madrid and Paris.
    Paying tribute to the timeless style of 500, the new Collezione special edition is modelling a splendid two-tone ‘Primavera’ outfit that announces that Spring is here.
    The ironic...

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    Key Appointments At FCA South Africa
    Midrand – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announces the appointment of the new Head of Sales Operations of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles South Africa (Pty) Ltd, importer of Fiat, Fiat Professional, Abarth, Alfa Romeo and Chrysler brands.
    Jason Knight joined the company on the 9th April 2018.  Through a career of 16 years in the South African...

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    Panda Raid 2018:
    Unstoppable Fiat Panda conquers the desert

    3,000 kilometres, seven stages and 400 teams from all over the world: just some of the record-breaking figures of the tenth edition of the Panda Raid, a competition open only to classic Panda cars.
    From Madrid to Lake Mohammed V, tackling rough tracks and sandy expanses, desert scenes and landscapes with endless...

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    Another record for Panda: a Natural Power car has been operatingsoley on Biomethane from the water cycle for a whole year
    Yesterday marked the first anniversary of the trial on the Panda powered by natural gas, the biomethane produced by the wastewater treatment plant operated by the CAP Group at Bresso-Niguarda (Milan). It was on 14 March 2017 that Elisa Boscherini (Head of...

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    The Icon Continues To Evolve:
    The New Fiat 500 Collezione Presented At The Geneva MotorShow

    During the Geneve MotorShow, the Fiat brand launches a new special series dedicated to Fiat 500. With its amazing bi-color livery “Primavera”, this special series celebrates the 500's timeless style and design, its iconic status and its ever-fashionable personality.
    The 500...

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    TOP FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES SOUTH AFRICA DEALERS RECOGNISED FOR EXCELLENCE

    Awards recognise exceptional performance, great brand ambassadors and outstanding customer service
    Arnold Chatz Constantia Kloof takes top honours as National Aftersales Dealer of the Year 2017
    Dylan Tucker from Fiat Chrysler Fourways received the award for Top Sales Executive
    The Managing...

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    Fiat at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show

    The S-Design and Mirror families take to the stage in Geneva: Fiat’s response to the latest requirements in terms of style, urban personality and connectivity.
    World première of the new 124 Spider S-Design, the ideal vehicle for those who seek emotions under the open sky, a strong character and dynamic flair. It is joined by...

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    500,000th Fiat 500L Rolls Off Production Line

    The landmark car is a Fiat 500L Cross 1.6 MultiJet 90 kW bicolour Sicilia Orange with a glossy black roof.
    Launched in 2012 and refreshed in 2017, the model has been firmly at the top of its segment in Europe for five years running and an absolute leader in Italy and Spain.
    As a whole, since 2017, the Fiat 500L has gained a...

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    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Creates The First “Pop-up Store” Locally
    Midrand, South Africa – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will be opening the Brand’s first Pop-up store featuring the company’s full line of products during the month of December 2017.
    The Pop-up store will be erected by Arnold Chatz Cars, a franchise of FCA, at Johannesburg’s Clearwater Mall in the West Rand...

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    FCA South Africa Moving Forward
    Midrand, South Africa – Fiat Group Automobiles South Africa (Pty) Ltd. and Chrysler South Africa (Pty) Ltd., responsible for the sales and after-sales business of the Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Fiat Professional, MOPAR, Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge brands, and have existed side-by-side in the South African market since 2012.
    The National Sales...

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    Refreshed Fiat Panda, 4x4 and Cross
    Midrand, South Africa – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) presents the refreshed 2017 Fiat Panda, with the range including the 4x4 and Cross versions for the first time in nearly a decade.
    Since launching locally in 2013, the Panda range has expanded from the Easy and Lounge versions in conventional front wheel drive (4x2) for the city car,...

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    “THE BIG DEAL”
    Fiat Environmental Scrapping Campaign
    Midrand, South Africa – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) innovative TwinAir 900 cm3 two cylinder petrol engine, currently found in the Fiat 500 and the soon-to-be-released Fiat Panda, 4x4 and Cross derivatives, has achieved a number of environmental accolades since its introduction in 2010 (including Engine of the Year in...

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    Fiat 500: ten days of celebrations for a journey sixty years in the making
    Midrand, South Africa – The journey of the Fiat 500 has been 60 years in the making. The Fiat brand’s ‘great little car’ has travelled from Dante Giacosa's design desk to the gates of the Mirafiori factory, from the long avenues of Torino to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, after...

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    The two-millionth Fiat 500 delivered
    Midrand, South Africa – Following this week’s 60th Anniversary of the Fiat 500 on the 4th July, the iconic model is celebrating another auspicious milestone with the production of the two millionth Fiat 500. This is the most recent success of the ‘great little car’ that has broken records and reaped many awards in its long history. The...

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    The Fiat 500 enshrined in the MoMA in New York
    Midrand, South Africa – The best-loved car in Fiat's history, the icon that made Italians into car-owners, and worldwide ambassador for the country, celebrates its 60th birthday today with a special event that honours its history and the style and design that made it famous across the globe. The iconic Fiat 500 is joining the...

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    The Fiat 500 Commemorative Stamp
    Turin, Italy – The Fiat 500, one of Italy’s best known and iconic motor cars turns 60 years old today and to commemorate this auspicious occasion, a new postage stamp has been commissioned with the iconic vehicle featuring prominently. The commemoration event took place at Fiat’s Mirafiori building in Turin in the presence of Ivan Scalfarotto,...

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    Fiat and Esselunga set a Guinness World Record TM: 1,495 Fiat 500 cars handed-over in less than 48 hours
    Turin, Italy – A record-breaking handover: 1,495 Fiat 500 cars were collected in less than two days by the lucky winners of a competition run by Fiat and Italian supermarket chain Esselunga. The historic feat was certified by an official Guinness World Record TM judge, who...

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    Fiat 500 Riva – The Smallest Yacht in the World
    Midrand, South Africa – The iconic Fiat 500, launched in 1957, strongly contributed to motorising Italy and quickly became a cult model with over four million units sold. Those were the years of La Dolce Vita, during which the country was rapidly evolving and restarting with dynamic vigour and enthusiasm. The legendary 500 went...

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    Fiat Brand Receives Awards for Advertisements
    Midrand, South Africa – The Fiat brand achieved five prestigious awards for advertising this week. Made in collaboration with the Leo Burnett creative agency, the winning campaigns are the result of the constantly innovative approach of the brand in this arena. The star is the entire 500 family, from the iconic Fiat 500 to the...