10 Facts about Fiat

Find out the useful information about the largest automobile manufacturer on Facts about Fiat.  The official name is Fiat Automobiles S.p.A. People often call it FIAT. The history of Fiat was traced back in 1899 when the first production of the car took place. Then it was reorganized to form Fiat Automobiles S.p.A. in January 2007. Let me show you other interesting facts about Fiat by reading the below post:

Facts about Fiat 1: the primary market

Europe is considered as the primary market for Fiat. Italy is the main target for the production of Fiat cars.

Facts about Fiat

Facts about Fiat

Facts about Fiat 2: the first products

The first products manufactured by Fiat are supermini cars and citycars.  Today, the customers are served with various models of Fiat. 84 percent of the sales of Fiat were from the supermini and citycar segments in 2011.

Facts about Fiat 3: Lancia and Alfa Romeo brands

Fiat is the owner of Lancia and Alfa Romeo brands, which focus on the production of large family cars and executive cars. That is why Fiat does not offer the customers both types of cars.

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Facts about Fiat

Facts about Fiat

Facts about Fiat 4: declined market share

In the summer of 2004, the market share of Fiat in Europe was 5.8 percent. In 2000, it had the market share of 9.4 percent. Due to the decline, the chief executive position was handed to Sergio Marchionne. The market share was increased into 9.1 percent by March 2009.

Facts about Fiat 5: Lingotto plant

In 1915 to 1918, Fiat was established by a plant in five stories. During the period, it earned the title as the largest car manufacturing plant in Europe.

Facts about Fiat 6: the recent models

Fiat Panda and Fiat 500 are the models in the city car segment. Fiat Tipo is for those who look for a compact car. Fiat Punto is for supermini model. Fiat Freemont is served for mid-size SUV segment. Fiat 500X and Fiat 500 L are for the Mini SUV and Mini MPV segments respectively.

Facts about Fiat 7: the sales in 2011

The sales of Fiat reached 676,704 in 2011. Compared to the preceded year of sales, it was declined 17.3 percent.

Fiat Facts

Fiat Facts

Facts about Fiat 8: Fiat Professional

Fiat Professional is a brand for Fiat to market the lightweight commercial cars in Europe.

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Facts about Fiat 9: the Brazilian market

Fiat also enters the Brazilian market by selling Fiat Uno. Another important market in South America is Argentina.



Facts about Fiat 10: North America

The models of Fiat, which have been sold in North America, include Fiat 1300, Fiat 600 Multipla, Fiat 1200, and Fiat 1100.

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