It’s not just the remarkable new Fiat 500 that is winning awards for the Fiat Group across the world. As the stylish new city car was scooping the prestigious Car of the Year 2008 title, two other Fiat models were also displaying winning ways.
In Brazil, the Fiat Grande Punto has been elected Carro do Ano 2008 by a panel of 37 journalists from the country’s national specialist press.… Continue reading →
Monaco Elite Design present their expertly-crafted city chic Fiat 500 M, with a sports package that transforms the classic model inside and out to that full of colour and perfected forms. This is a ‘high fashion’ city car ‘masterpiece’ from Monaco Elite, who take style and technical function to be of the upmost precedence.… Continue reading →
Alfa Romeo is planning to build cars at a new factory in North America, a strategy that Fiat Group CEO Sergio Marchionne sees as vital to making the planned US relaunch become long-term profitable. His comments came in a wide ranging interview given in Automotive News Europe yesterday.
The current falling value of the US dollar is prompting Europe’s leading automakers to consider building new factories in the United States.… Continue reading →
De Meo is credited with the recent rejuvenation of the Fiat brand, overseeing the introduction of the enormously successful Grande Punto, followed by the new Bravo and most recently the hot new 500 retro-hatch.… Continue reading →
After acquiring plans and sketches for a new MINI Cooper killer AutoWeek magazine in the Netherlands published these artist’s renderings of the future model. The Alfa Romeo Junior will be unveiled to the public at the next Geneva autoshow.
Alfa Romeo is expected to produce 75,000 of the model per year, putting it in direct competition with the Audi A1 and the MINI Cooper.… Continue reading →
Which cars will be turning heads on the street this year? According to Playboy’s “2008 Cars of the Year,” a high-performance hybrid surges past competitors, a European import squeezes to the top, and a luxury carmaker provides one of the most fuel efficient and affordable vehicles on the road. The selected cars were chosen by an expert team of automotive writers who traveled the world and test drove every new model hitting the showroom floor this year.… Continue reading →