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17.04.2013

Fiat Group sold 80,703 cars in Europe last month which was just less than one thousand units adrift of the same month last year and that allowed it to outperform the overall market and raise its year-on-year market share Click here to read this news story

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08.04.2013

The German new car market is continuing its negative direction of 2013, sliding 17.1 percent year-on-year last month and the Fiat Group Automobiles brands followed the market down albeit with mixed results Click here to read this news story

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19.03.2013

Fiat Group continued to see its sales sliding across Europe throughout February; it dropped 15.7 percent year-on-year to 55,985 units, underperforming most of its major rivals as well as the overall market which lost 10.2 percent Click here to read this news story

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28.02.2013

Fiat Group has started the new year in Europe where it left off the previous year with its sales continuing to fall during January and 61,010 cars sold for the month left it down 12.4 percent year-on-year and adrift of the overall market Click here to read this news story

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22.02.2013

The German new car market started the new year off on a negative note and FGA followed that trend, Fiat was down 8.4 percent, Alfa Romeo dropped 49.1 percent while Lancia was the worst performer, shedding 64 percent Click here to read this news story

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06.02.2013

Fiat Serbia has collected the award bestowed on it late last year for the investment made in the former Zastava factory in Serbia, which is now producing the Fiat 500L and is the largest car-making facility in south east Europe Click here to read this news story

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30.01.2013

Fiat Group saw some slowdown in its losses during the final quarter of 2012 but it once again required the increasing profits at Chrysler Group to absorb its continuing cash burn, while dividend payment was suspended Click here to read this news story

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18.01.2013

Fiat Group ended 2012 on a low note in Europe, mirroring the overall market's sales fall the Italian carmaker dropped 17.9 percent year-on-year last month to 50,653 units; for the year it ended on 798,542 units, down 15.8 percent Click here to read this news story

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17.01.2013

While Fiat saw sales plunge in Europe last year, in its other key global market, Brazil, it was a different story as it set a new record for both production and sales, posting the best performance since it started production in this country Click here to read this news story

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16.01.2013

Fiat Group Automobiles, Chrysler Group and their Chinese joint venture partner, Guangzhou Automobile Group, have signed a framework agreement to expand their cooperation on car manufacturing and sales in China Click here to read this news story

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09.01.2013

Fiat Group Automobiles had a mixed final month of the year in the UK as the Fiat brand saw sales up by a half while Alfa Romeo sales were down by a half against the backdrop of the overall market which was very slightly up Click here to read this news story

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07.01.2013

The German new car market took a hit during the final month of last year and it was the same story for the Fiat Group Automobiles (FGA) brands as Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Lancia all saw their sales for December decline Click here to read this news story

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05.01.2013

Fiat Group Automobiles South Africa finished the year with sales in December of 392 units across the Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Abarth and Fiat Professional model ranges to make a total of 4,921 units sold for the year, up 17 percent Click here to read this news story

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03.01.2013

Fiat Group ended 2012 with sales of 415,288 units on its domestic market, a fall of one hundred thousand units and 19.51 percent on the previous year, a performance with mirrored the overall market's sharp decline Click here to read this news story

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28.12.2012

Fiat Group Automobiles Hellas has won an Environmental Award in the "Green product or service" category for its "Sustainable mobility and CO2 emission reduction" procedures after it was singled out Click here to read this news story

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17.12.2012

Fiat Group continued to see its sales slide in Europe through November, the Italian firm posting sales of 59,152 units and dropping 12.8 percent year-on-year, slightly off the overall market which was down 10.1 percent Click here to read this news story

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13.12.2012

Fiat beat a slightly negative November for car sales in Germany, up 6.4 percent year-on-year, while Alfa Romeo and Lancia suffered major sales deteriorations and lost a quarter and two-thirds of their volumes respectively Click here to read this news story

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07.12.2012

Fiat Group's Italian sales slumped again in November, down six thousand units and 16.6 percent to 31,666 units, however it outperformed the overall market and its share closed almost up to 30 percent Click here to read this news story

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20.11.2012

Fiat Group trimmed its loses across Europe last month after selling 64,736 new cars, a fall of 5.8 percent year-on-year; for a change it closely mirrored the overall market which was down 4.6 percent in October Click here to read this news story

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15.11.2012

The UK new car market enjoyed positive growth last month and the Fiat brand capitalised on the upwards trend to enjoy a 39 percent bounce, three times overall growth; Alfa Romeo continued to fade away however Click here to read this news story

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13.11.2012

Fiat is appointing one of its most experienced senior managers, Alfredo Altavilla, to take over as Chief Operating Officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa, a region that is causing the carmaker some of its biggest headaches Click here to read this news story

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12.11.2012

Fiat Group Automobiles enjoyed a mixed October for sale in Germany and, against a flat market, the Fiat brand was up 8.9 percent and Alfa Romeo down 20 percent while Lancia mirrored the market's direction Click here to read this news story

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10.11.2012

The new third generation Fiat Panda might be struggling to connect with customers but the refurbished Pomigliano D’Arco plant where it is built has been awarded the prestigious Automotive Lean Production 2012 award Click here to read this news story

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06.11.2012

Fiat Group suffered another difficult month's sales in Italy during October, losing 10 percent as all brands posted declines; however it did outperform the overall market and that raised its share slightly to 29.16 percent Click here to read this news story

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31.10.2012

As its losses widen further in Europe, Fiat has outlined yet another presentation that offers a look at its proposed strategy to solve its growing problems on its home continent – although, as with previous presentations Click here to read this news story

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21.10.2012

Fiat Group suffered another torrid month in Europe during September as its sales shrank 18.5 percent to 66,991 units, outpaced by the overall market which lost 11 percent as all its brands recorded double digit losses Click here to read this news story

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19.10.2012

Fiat Group Automobiles struggled in Germany during September, with the Fiat brand losing a fifth of its sales year-on-year and Alfa Romeo dropping forty percent against the overall market which fell ten percent Click here to read this news story

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06.10.2012

Fiat Group suffered another month of falling sales in Italy in September; the carmaker lost a quarter of all its sales as all brands made double digit declines, which mirrored the overall market; Fiat Group sold 33,055 cars Click here to read this news story

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23.09.2012

Fiat Group had a difficult summer across Europe, in July it sold 63,146 cars, down 16.4 percent, while in August it added 37,682 units, down 17.7 percent, both months significantly underperforming the overall market Click here to read this news story

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18.09.2012

Fiat Group Automobiles struggled in Germany last month as the Fiat and Alfa Romeo brands both underperformed the overall market, which was mildly negative, although Lancia was up, albeit off the back of nominal volumes Click here to read this news story

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14.09.2012

The Fiat brand saw its sales climb 10.91 percent and outperform the flat UK new car market during the quiet August month although Alfa Romeo's year long slump continues and it was down 29.94 percent Click here to read this news story

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09.09.2012

Fiat Group mirrored the Italian market's downward trend during the quiet sales month of August, both fell by a fifth with the Italy's domestic carmaker selling 16,699 cars to take a market share for the month of 29.58 percent Click here to read this news story

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15.08.2012

Fiat Automóveis enjoyed a strong July for passenger car sales in Brazil, its sales were up a third year-on-year which also beat the market; meanwhile its LCV sales were flat and slightly underperformed the overall market Click here to read this news story

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13.08.2012

Fiat enjoyed a bounce in the UK last month, its sales rising at four times the rate of the overall market which was also positive, however that uptick didn't extend though to Alfa Romeo which lost more than a quarter of its sales Click here to read this news story

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08.08.2012

Fiat and Chrysler Group are now using the world of 3D to change the way the carmakers look at planning for future products and implementing World Class Manufacturing standards before a single machine is built or installed Click here to read this news story

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08.08.2012

ItaliaspeedTV: Fiat and Chrysler Group are utilising a three-dimensional modelling system specifically for powertrain manufacturing to help everyone see the shop floor as it really is and not how one might imagine it is Click here to read this news story

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06.08.2012

Fiat Group Automobiles continued to struggle in Germany during July, the Fiat brand was down 16.3 percent and Alfa Romeo lost 29.9 percent although Lancia's remained flat against the overall market which dipped slightly Click here to read this news story

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03.08.2012

Fiat Group has suffered another month of sharply declining sales in Italy, they were down 20.96 percent year-on-year in July after volumes dropped to 33,106 units; that performance mirrored the overall market Click here to read this news story

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31.07.2012

Fiat Spa Q2: There was little good news for Fiat Group as it announced its second quarter results today, posting a 246 million euro Q2 loss (1,380 million euro profit Q2 2011) and a 519 million H1 loss (1,417 profit H1 2011) Click here to read this news story

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28.07.2012

Sergio Marchionne has burnt bridges with Europe’s biggest carmaker, the Volkswagen Group, who this week called on him to resign the Presidency of ACEA, the European automotive industry body Click here to read this news story

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26.07.2012

Pomigliano D’Arco, the former Alfa Romeo factory which is now home to the new third-generation Fiat Panda, has been awarded the prestigious international Automotive Lean Production 2012 award in the OEM category Click here to read this news story

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20.07.2012

Fiat Group saw its sales continue to decline sharply during June as it lost 16.7 percent year-on-year and its market share contracted to 6.4 percent again the backdrop of the overall market which pulled up to finish relatively flat Click here to read this news story

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18.07.2012

As its sales continue to drop across Europe, Fiat's Pomigliano d'Arco factory, home of the brand's only new model, the third generation Panda, is set to be suspended for an extra two weeks following the summer break Click here to read this news story

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13.07.2012

Fiat Automóveis topped the Brazilian new vehicle market during June with a total of 75,240 cars and light commercial vehicles being sold, cementing its position as the market's best selling carmaker for the first half of the year Click here to read this news story

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09.07.2012

It was a mixed month for Fiat Group Automobiles in the UK during June, Fiat was flat (-1.33 pct) while Alfa Romeo continued to see its sales unravelling (-36.44 pct) against an overall market that was up very slightly (-3.49 pct) Click here to read this news story

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07.07.2012

Fiat and Alfa Romeo both suffered in Germany last month, losing 13.7 and 35.5 percent of their sales respectively, while Lancia was up 10.7 percent all against the backdrop of an overall market that was relatively flat Click here to read this news story

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04.07.2012

Fiat Group wasn't able to ride out yet another troubled month for car sales in Italy as its registrations dropped 23.48 percent during June to 39,421 units, although its market share remained virtually flat at just over 30 percent Click here to read this news story

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19.06.2012

Fiat Group was amongst Europe's losers during May as its 82,501 sales equated to a fall of 12.1 percent against the overall market which dropped by 8.4 percent; in total 1,150,434 new cars were sold across Europe last month Click here to read this news story

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13.06.2012

Fiat Automóveis comfortably led the Brazilian market last month with a total of 59,482 new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles sold combined which kept it nearly five thousand units ahead of its closest rival Click here to read this news story

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10.06.2012

Fiat Group Automobiles enjoyed a mixed May in the UK, Fiat's sales surged by almost a third year-on-year while Alfa Romeo's slid by nearly a half; elsewhere Jeep and Maserati were both down while Chrysler was up Click here to read this news story

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08.06.2012

Fiat and Alfa Romeo both lost chunks of ground in Germany last month, down 19.0 and 28.5 percent respectively against the mildly negative overall market, Lancia however opposed this trend and was up 312.5 percent Click here to read this news story

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06.06.2012

Fiat Group continued to lose ground in Italy during May, its sales were down 11.33 percent to 46,500 units, although the carmaker outperformed the overall market which dropped by 14.26 percent Click here to read this news story

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26.05.2012

Fiat Spa and Fiat Industrial announced yesterday that they are halting business activities in Iran, the decision coming after a campaign from a U.S. pressure group, although the firms says that their sales were "totally immaterial" Click here to read this news story

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23.05.2012

Alfa Romeo is likely to join forces with Mazda, after signing an MoU, to build a new small roadster which will be based around the underpinnings of the next-generation Mazda MX-5 and contract manufactured in Japan Click here to read this news story

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20.05.2012

Fiat Group continued to find trading conditions tough in Europe during April, it was down 11.3 percent to 75,462 units against the overall market which lost 6.5 percent. In total 1,132,172 new cars were sold across Europe last month Click here to read this news story

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15.05.2012

Fiat enjoyed a welcome uptick in the UK last month as it's sales climbed by a quarter year-on-year, however Alfa Romeo saw its sales fall off a cliff as they dropped by a half, while the niche brands, Jeep, Abarth and Maserati, all lost ground Click here to read this news story

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13.05.2012

Fiat and Alfa Romeo suffered a difficult April in Germany, down 14.8 and 26.3 percent respectively, while Lancia and Jeep both enjoyed very strong sales surges against an overall market which continued to be relatively flat year-on-year Click here to read this news story

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10.05.2012

Fiat Group enjoyed a more robust month's sales on home turf during April as it unlocked a backlog of deliveries and its 40,778 sales last month was down 11.95 percent year-on-year which comfortably outperformed the overall market Click here to read this news story

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27.04.2012

Fiat Group has posted a mixed result for the first quarter; its net profit came in at 379 million euros for the first three months but that was driven by Chrysler Group and if that is stripped out of the result Fiat slumped to a loss of 273 million euros Click here to read this news story

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25.04.2012

Hit even more than usual by the affects of a domestic transporter drivers' strike Fiat Group was the biggest loser across Europe last month, shedding a quarter of its sales year-on-year as its market share dropped to just 5.4 percent Click here to read this news story

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17.04.2012

Mirko Cvetkovic, Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia, together with Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat SpA, have inaugurated the former Zastava production facility, which will now assemble the new Fiat 500L, in Kragujevac Click here to read this news story

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13.04.2012

As part of the strategy to expand its product offering and hopefully 'significantly' increase production, over the next two years Maserati has stated at a meeting that it aims to introduce three new models in three different market segments Click here to read this news story

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12.04.2012

Exor, the investment vehicle through which the Agnelli family manages its30.47% stake in Fiat and 30.45% in Fiat Industrial, suffered a difficult 2011 and in its assets lost a quarter of their value although it did turn in a 502.4 million euro profit Click here to read this news story

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12.04.2012

Fiat Automóveis, with a total of 66,202 cars and LCVs sold in March, bucked a slightly negative Brazilian market to post a positive month, outperforming its main rival along the way by over seven thousand units to extend its leadership Click here to read this news story

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11.04.2012

Fiat followed the slight rise in the UK market last month, it's sales were up 2.6 pct year-on-year, while Alfa Romeo continued its retreat losing a third of its sales compared to last March; both brand's rounded out the first quarter in similar fashion Click here to read this news story

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10.04.2012

The overlap between Fiat Group and Juventus, both of which have the Agnelli family as the key shareholder, is to return for the next 3 seasons through a 35 million euro sponsorship deal, with Jeep set to be the first name on the shirts Click here to read this news story

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08.04.2012

Magneti Marelli and China's Changchun Fudi Equipment Technology Development Co. have signed an agreement to set up a joint venture aimed at the production of automobile components, specifically powertrain systems Click here to read this news story

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07.04.2012

Fiat Group Automobiles enjoyed a mixed March's sales in Germany; the Fiat brand closely mirrored the market's nominal rise, up 2.9 percent year-on-year, Alfa Romeo lost nearly one-third of its sales while Lancia was up 80 percent Click here to read this news story

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06.04.2012

Fiat suffered a truly torrid March in Italy as its sales crashed by 35.99 percent, partly due to the effects of a transporter drivers' strike, but it also significantly underperformed the overall market which slumped 26.72 percent Click here to read this news story

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28.03.2012

Fiat has received a setback to its new employment contracts as a judge has ruled in favour of the Fiom union which had contested the decision to exclude it from representation at Magneti Marelli after it refused to accept the new terms Click here to read this news story

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24.03.2012

As the Italian car transporter operators' strike continues to bite Fiat has announced that it will stop production at two key plants next week, Cassino and Pomigliano, and says that "the automotive sector in Italy is being pushed to breaking point" Click here to read this news story

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15.03.2012

Fiat Group continued its on European sales retreat during February, dropping 16.5 percent year-on-year after selling 66,249 cars against a generally bleak backdrop which saw the overall market contracting by 9.2 percent for the month Click here to read this news story

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14.03.2012

Fiat turned in a strong February in Brazil to lead both the passenger car and light commercial vehicle market segments with a combined total of 55,426 units while that performance also moves it to the market's top spot for the year-to-date Click here to read this news story

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11.03.2012

Fiat Group suffered another month of sharply declining sales in Italy last month, dropping 20.23 percent year-on-year to 37,016 units, in the process slightly underperforming the overall market, which fell by 18.94 percent Click here to read this news story

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09.03.2012

Fiat Group Automobiles enjoyed a mixed February in the UK, the Fiat brand enjoyed some more much needed respite to recent pressures, and was up 7.45 percent against a falling market although Alfa Romeo lost ground, dropping 18.66 percent Click here to read this news story

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05.03.2012

Fiat Group Automobiles had a mixed February on the key German market, and while the Fiat brand was relatively flat, only slightly down year-on-year, Lancia and Alfa Romeo made sharp gains and losses respectively Click here to read this news story

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01.03.2012

Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne last week served up a sharp prod to the company’s Italian workforce by stating that two of its domestic plants could potentially close if claimed plans to shift production towards meeting US demands fail to gain traction Click here to read this news story

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29.02.2012

Fiat Group has announced its latest strategy to enter the Russian market, this time as part of its plan to go it alone in this market, it hopes to sign a deal with giant Russian bank, Sberbank, to build a new factory to produce Jeep vehicles Click here to read this news story

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26.02.2012

Fiat has received a setback in a long running dispute over the dismissal of three staff from its Melfi factory, accused of sabotage during a labour dispute more than a year and a half ago, with an Italian appeals court ordering that they be reinstated Click here to read this news story

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17.02.2012

Just as Fiat Automóveis celebrates a decade as Brazil's best selling automaker the cracks have started to appear and last month it lost its top spot, surprisingly not to ever close rival VW, but to GM which made the most of a rising market Click here to read this news story

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16.02.2012

Fiat Group has started 2012 just as it finished 2011, losing sales and market share as consumers continue to shun its products in the showrooms across Europe; there were few positives to grasp onto although Lancia gained 8.3 percent Click here to read this news story

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10.02.2012

There were few positives for Fiat Group Automobiles to grasp onto in Germany last month as the Fiat and Alfa Romeo brands lost ground year-on-year and underperformed the overall market which started the new year off flat Click here to read this news story

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09.02.2012

The Fiat brand had a better month than has been the case recently on the UK market during January, its sales jumping year-on-year, although Alfa Romeo continued to drop off, its sales fell and underperformed the flat overall market Click here to read this news story

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07.02.2012

Fiat Group's already difficult financial outlook is likely to take a turn for the worse according to ratings agency Standard & Poor's which is placing is long-term 'BB' rating under review with a further downgrade expected in the next 90 days Click here to read this news story

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04.02.2012

Fiat Group has begun 2012 with a further slide in sales in its home market of Italy – this time it was Alfa Romeo heading the decline, down a third year-on-year; the group in fact recorded 40,463 registrations, down from 48,785 in January 2011 Click here to read this news story

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01.02.2012

With its shrinking market share Fiat Group Automobiles slid into the red during the final quarter of the year, although positive performances in particular from Chrysler Group, Ferrari and Magneti Marelli kept the Italian carmaker in positive territory Click here to read this news story

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28.01.2012

Fiat's Italian car production hit last week after a wave of strikes by truckers protesting at rising fuel prices blocked key roads and forced it to stop production at its key factories, although by the end of the week the situation was returning to normal Click here to read this news story

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18.01.2012

A dismal 2011 in Europe for the Fiat Group finished on a low note as its December sales plunged 15.3 percent year-on-year and dropped it below BMW Group to leave it as only the seventh best selling carmaking group for the month Click here to read this news story

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18.01.2012

Fiat India is getting a significant boost as it continues to stare at its slowly-moving production lines as a deal has finally been done to supply Maruti Suzuki with 1.3 Multijet 16v engines assembled at its under utilised Ranjangaon plant Click here to read this news story

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12.01.2012

A December sales performance that saw it emerge as the top selling carmaker means that Fiat Automóveis posts a milestone of ten years as the market leader in Brazil; for the full year of 2011, Fiat sold 754,276 vehicles on this market Click here to read this news story

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11.01.2012

Fiat's gradual fade from the UK market accelerated last month as sales dropped by a fifth and its market share shrank to just 1.85 percent and the picture for Fiat Group Automobiles got even worse as Alfa Romeo saw its sales collapse Click here to read this news story

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09.01.2012

Fiat Group Automobiles posted a mixed end to 2011 in Germany, Fiat was up 2 percent in December but underperformed the overall market, Alfa Romeo lost nearly a quarter of its sales while Lancia was up 171 percent albeit on minimal volumes Click here to read this news story

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07.01.2012

Fiat Group has ended the year in Italy with another poor month to cap what has been a dismal year, and 31,737 units sold in December is fall of one-fifth year-on-year and also underperformed the overall market which dropped fifteen percent Click here to read this news story

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05.01.2012

Fiat's stake in the Chrysler Group has increased to 58.5 percent after the final increment of the three performance-related milestones to increase its shareholding, the arrival of a fuel efficient engine in the forthcoming Dodge Dart, was ticked off Click here to read this news story

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01.01.2012

Termini Imerese's 41 years of rich history as an important industrial component in the Fiat Group automobile production picture has finally drawn to a close and a three week limbo period now beckons before DR Motor is scheduled to assume control Click here to read this news story

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21.12.2011

In a move that it hopes will be the start of a new relevance in international markets, Chrysler Group and Fiat Group have today announced the opening of distribution centers in Shanghai and Dubai for the former's Mopar parts division Click here to read this news story

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20.12.2011

Fiat is slashing its sales target for 2012 by half a million units, a drop of 18.5 percent, a graphic illustration of the mounting problems that the Italian carmaker is facing as it continues to attempt to connect customers with its product range Click here to read this news story

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19.12.2011

The Fiat Group saw its European sales nose diving again during November with the picture getting even more bleak as its overall market share dropped to 6.3 percent while in particular the troubled Fiat brand slid to just a 4.5 percent cut of sales Click here to read this news story

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12.12.2011

Boosted by demand for the new Palio, Fiat Automóveis continued to lead the Brazilian new vehicle market during November with a total of 66,278 cars and light commercial vehicles combined sold to take a 21.3 percent share of the market Click here to read this news story

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12.12.2011

Following its inclusion in the Dow Jones World and Europe Sustainability Indexes and addition to the Global 500 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index and Carbon Performance Leadership Index, Fiat is now a member of the ASPI Eurozone index Click here to read this news story

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09.12.2011

Fiat and Alfa Romeo both saw their sales sliding across the UK last month, down 17 and 15 percent year-on-year respectively, underperforming the overall market which was also in negative territory for the month, down 4 percent Click here to read this news story

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08.12.2011

It was a mixed November's sales picture in Germany for Fiat Group Automobiles (FGA); the Fiat brand slightly undershot the relatively flat overall market, Alfa Romeo however saw its sales slump while Lancia's went the other way, up four fold Click here to read this news story

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07.12.2011

Fiat Group mirrored the Italian market's 9.25 percent fall last month, it dropped by 9.96 percent drop which was accentuated by sharp falls for the Fiat and Alfa Romeo brands while Lancia and Jeep however steadied the picture to run out winners Click here to read this news story

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28.11.2011

Fiat and FPT Industrial have entered into an agreement with Brazilian government division Inmetro for a new partnership focused on developing technologies that will promote more efficient production processes, fuel, engines, and transmissions Click here to read this news story

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25.11.2011

After more than four decades of assembling models such as Fiat's 126, Panda and Punto, the curtain has finally come down on Fiat Group production at Termini Imerese in Sicily, with the final car, a Lancia Ypsilon, having just rolled off the lines Click here to read this news story

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25.11.2011

The gulf in the relationship between Fiat and its Italian workforce widened further this week after the carmaker announced it won't honour existing employment contracts and collective agreements when it quits Confindustria at the end of the year Click here to read this news story

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18.11.2011

Fiat Group lost yet more ground in Western Europe last month, the 65,904 cars it sold was down 9.5 percent year-on-year to keep it amongst the worst performers and meant its market share shrank by more than half a point to 6.7 percent Click here to read this news story

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17.11.2011

Fiat Automóveis continued to lead the Brazilian new vehicle market during October and a strong month saw it leading out both the passenger car (45,263 units) and Light Commercial (11,868) segments as well as outperforming the market year-on-year Click here to read this news story

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09.11.2011

Fiat's sales continued to slump in the UK during October, it was down a fifth against a market that was slightly positive and which saw rising demand for small cars, Alfa Romeo also fell, it slipped just under 7 percent, as did Abarth, which lost 5 percent Click here to read this news story

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08.11.2011

Fiat, with its sales down by 7.7 percent, and Alfa Romeo, down by 24.3 percent, both lost chunks ground in Germany last month against an almost flat overall market, while Lancia enjoyed a healthy bounce, up by 63.8 percent, albeit from its token base Click here to read this news story

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06.11.2011

Fiat has become embroiled in controversy after the entire agreement with the Serbian government over plans for a 700 million euro investment in state-owned Zastava car maker was blacked out in copy supplied to the country's anti-corruption body Click here to read this news story

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03.11.2011

With 37,913 cars sold in Italy last month, the Fiat Group had a more respectable month that has mostly been the case this year; that total was down just 2.91 percent year-on-year and outperformed the overall market which dropped 5.49 percent Click here to read this news story

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28.10.2011

Fiat released a statement in response to a demand to clarify its proposed Fabbrica Italia plan from Italian stock market regulator Consob which it described as "deplorable", although its press release has somewhat confirmed the watchdog's concerns Click here to read this news story

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28.10.2011

Fiat has posted mixed financial results for the third quarter: net profit came in at 112 million euros, thanks to Chrysler Group being included in the data, on the back of 17.6 billion euros but net debt rose to 5.8 billion euros, higher than expectations Click here to read this news story

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24.10.2011

Fiat is struggling to build up a cohesive sales picture in Europe and stem its falling sales; CEO Sergio Marchionne however last week says that its Brazilian and Chrysler's North America operations are being relied on as the current cash drivers Click here to read this news story

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23.10.2011

The Italian stock market regulator, Consob, has reportedly asked Fiat to clarify its much-touted 20 billion euro ‘Fabbrica Italia’ factory investment plan according to media reports, the news coming right in the wake of the Fiom union strike on Friday Click here to read this news story

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22.10.2011

With 60,473 vehicles sold, Fiat Automóveis led the Brazilian market for cars and light commercial vehicles combined during September to continue its leadership for the year-to-date, although it continues to come under increasing pressure Click here to read this news story

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21.10.2011

Fiat is facing domestic industrial action today called by one of its most active unions which is concerned about the potential flow of production work out of Italy; "We are striking to make Fiat stay in Italy," said Fiom boss Maurizio Landini Click here to read this news story

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20.10.2011

Fiat's credit rating has received another downgrade as Fitch Ratings has now dropped it to BB+, two notches below investment grade, citing primarily concerns about the pressure that integrating the Chrysler Group will put on its stretched finances Click here to read this news story

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19.10.2011

The Fiat Group's sales across Europe continued to deteriorate during September and a total of 82,115 vehicles registered equated to a year-on-year slide of 7.8 percent and reduced its overall market share for the month to just 6.5 percent Click here to read this news story

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12.10.2011

Fiat had a reasonably steady September in Germany, its sales were up 3.5 percent year-on-year although it underperformed the overall market which was up 8.1 percent for the month; Alfa Romeo however lost ground again, down 11 percent Click here to read this news story

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07.10.2011

It was a very mixed September for Fiat Group Automobiles in the UK: the Fiat brand slumped again to loose a quarter of its sales year-on-year while Alfa Romeo's shot up by a quarter against the backdrop of an overall market that was virtually flat Click here to read this news story

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05.10.2011

Fiat Group showed an improvement on the Italian market last month as the Fiat brand slowed its sales losses which helped reduce the carmaker's year-on-year decline to 4.1 percent and actually slightly outperformed the overall market Click here to read this news story

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04.10.2011

Fiat has quit Confindustria, the Italian business group that represents around 140,000 employers, citing its unhappiness with labour laws and a perceived lack of flexibility, an action that brought a hash response from the body as well as unions Click here to read this news story

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03.10.2011

With the future of the Mirafiori plant in Turin once again in the spotlight as rumours abound about the latest stalled deal to keep it alive, Fiat has now changed its plans, this time it could be poised to build a "baby" Jeep spun off Fiat architecture Click here to read this news story

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27.09.2011

Fiat’s stumbling relaunch in the U.S. has suffered its worst week yet as its advertising agency was dropped, a new TV spot featuring singer Jennifer Lopez was widely ridiculed, and its  dealers realised that Alfa Romeo’s own relaunch was less that solid Click here to read this news story

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22.09.2011

Moody's has further cut Fiat's credit rating, it already places its bonds below investment grade, now dropping them by another notch from Ba1 to Ba2 to reflect the growing integration between the Italian carmaker and the Chrysler Group Click here to read this news story

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22.09.2011

Fiat S.p.A. has become the only Italian company to enter both the Global 500 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index and the Carbon Performance Leadership Index according to a new report which has been published by the Carbon Disclosure Project Click here to read this news story

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16.09.2011

Fiat Group saw its European sales continue to decline sharply over the summer period, down 9.9 percent in July and 7.6 percent in July and August that has left the Italian carmaker untroubled in clutching the wooden spoon for the year-to-date Click here to read this news story

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10.09.2011

For the third consecutive year, Fiat S.p.A. has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Dow Jones Sustainability Europe indexes; Fiat received the highest score (94/100), together with BMW compared to the average (70/100) Click here to read this news story

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07.09.2011

As the British new car market put a 13 month losing streak behind it in August, Fiat and Alfa Romeo both ended up as big winners, up 34 and 82 percent respectively, comfortably outperforming the overall market in the process Click here to read this news story

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06.09.2011

Despite reportedly heavy August discounting of its key models, Fiat wasn't able to ride with the German market's 18.3 percent bounce last month, it was up just 4.1 percent, while Alfa Romeo's positive run ended with a 10 percent drop in sales Click here to read this news story

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03.09.2011

The Italian new car market turned mildly positive last month but Fiat Group's sales troubles continued as it was down year-on-year; however while the Fiat and Alfa Romeo brands were negative, Lancia's registrations were up by more than a fifth Click here to read this news story

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01.09.2011

The lifeline for the future of Fiat's giant hometown plant, Mirafiori, has been thrown into disarray once again with news that the hard-fought deal to build a new-generation of SUVs for Jeep and Alfa Romeo at the plant now hangs under a cloud Click here to read this news story

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31.08.2011

Andrea Formica has quit Fiat after almost a year; his responsibilities had already diminished after he wad replaced as the head of the Fiat brand in July's management reshuffle, now he departs from his remaining responsibility in charge of sales Click here to read this news story

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20.08.2011

India's Maruti Suzuki is edging towards buying diesel engines from Fiat, in addition to the 1.3 Multijet powerplants it already builds under licence, as it looks to outsource to meet diesel engine requirements which have significantly outgrown capacity Click here to read this news story

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15.08.2011

Fiat Automóveis recorded sales of 67,385 cars and light utility vehicles during July in Brazil which meant it comfortably retained the number one position with a 23.4 percent of market share; first seven months of the year sales total 433,861 units Click here to read this news story

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11.08.2011

Fiat Automóveis has completed studies to set up its plant in Pernambuco State, the second facility in Brazil, which will be the center of a highly integrated automotive hub producing up to 250,000 cars per year and creating 3,500 direct jobs Click here to read this news story

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09.08.2011

The Fiat brand continued to shed sales in the UK, during July they were down more than a quarter as its market share declined to just 2 percent; Alfa Romeo however went the other way, its sales bounced more than a third for the month Click here to read this news story

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07.08.2011

Unetversity Slough, a new training centre for Fiat Group UK offering high-tech training which leads to certification for each role, has just been officially opened with the promise of greater results for the 6,000 delegates it handles annually Click here to read this news story

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05.08.2011

The Fiat brand continued to underperform the overall German market thoughout July; however it was in positive territory in year-on-year terms (+2.2 percent) as were Alfa Romeo (+20.6 percent) and Lancia (+130.7 percent) Click here to read this news story

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04.08.2011

Fiat Group followed Italian car sales downwards last month, losing 9.2 percent year-on-year as the market dropped 10.69 percent; Fiat (-12.11 percent) and Alfa Romeo (-3.15 percent) were both losers while Lancia (+1.23 percent) was up Click here to read this news story

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29.07.2011

Fiat has unveiled a new 22-man management 'Group Executive Council' for Fiat and Chrysler, led out by seven Chief Operating Officers and seven brand leaders, as the integration between the two automakers continues to accelerate Click here to read this news story

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28.07.2011

Ferrari has recorded strong financial results for the first half of the year with two indicators reaching record levels: revenues of 1,080 million euros (+19 percent) and 3,577 cars delivered, an increase of 11.8 percent over the first half of 2010 Click here to read this news story

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27.07.2011

With Chrysler's revenues being incorporated into Fiat's results for the first time the Italian carmaker has reported a 1.24 billion profit during the second quarter of the year compared to a loss of 17 million during the same period last year Click here to read this news story

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23.07.2011

Fiat has edged its ownership of Chrysler Group another notch higher after acquiring the 1.5 percent stake held by Canada, at a cost of US$125 million, as well as the 6 percent belonging to the United States Treasury, for US$500 million Click here to read this news story

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18.07.2011

Fiat Group saw its new car sales slip 8.4 percent across Europe during June which reflected the downward trend of the market (-8.1 percent) and keeps its overall market share for the month flat at 7.3 percent year-on-year Click here to read this news story

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11.07.2011

Fiat Automóveis has wrapped up the first half of the year with the sales leadership in the Brazil and a 22.4 percent market share just as it is forced to trim some production time due to a trade spat between Brazil and Argentina Click here to read this news story

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10.07.2011

Fiat Group Automobiles UK had a mixed June, the Fiat brand continued to lose ground, down ten percent year-on-year, Alfa Romeo maintained its upward trend as sales jumped by a third and Abarth saw a small decline in registrations Click here to read this news story

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08.07.2011

Fiat Automobiles outperformed the flat German new car market in June to post a 1.8 percent rise in sales; Alfa Romeo and Lancia both enjoyed a strong month and were up by more than a quarter and three-quarters respectively Click here to read this news story

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07.07.2011

Fiat Group had a steady month in Italy during June, holding its losses to 3.68 percent after selling fifty thousand cars, just undershooting the overall market which was down 1.70 percent, with the Fiat brand as ever the main loser Click here to read this news story

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28.06.2011

Fiat Powertrain and Suzuki Motor Corporation have signed an agreement that will see the former continuing to supply diesel engines to the Japanese carmaker for the next-generation SX4, a car that Fiat in undecided on rebadging again for itself Click here to read this news story

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21.06.2011

Despite another strong month from Alfa Romeo, Fiat Group missed the European new car market's 7.6 percent bounce in May to end the month almost flat and as a result its market share slid by half a percentage point to 7.3 percent Click here to read this news story

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19.06.2011

Investor presentations come thick and fast in the new management era at Fiat, and the latest one offers more revised schedules for an array of proposed Fiat, Lancia, Alfa Romeo, Fiat Professional and Chrysler Group models Click here to read this news story

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15.06.2011

In an interview Tata Motors chief Ratan Tata has said Fiat needs to put much more effort into its Indian joint venture if it is to obtain results including a wider model range and improvements in components but he isn't ready to give up yet Click here to read this news story

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10.06.2011

Fiat Automobiles UK market slide showed no signs of slowing during May as it lost a quarter of its sales year-on-year against a flat market; Alfa Romeo however by contrast made up ground after its sales for the month nearly doubled Click here to read this news story

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09.06.2011

Fiat Automobiles had a more respectable May in Germany this year, selling ten thousand cars, up 13.6 percent year-on-year although it underperformed the overall market which was up by 22 percent; Alfa Romeo was up 113.3 percent Click here to read this news story

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03.06.2011

Fiat put a miserable year on the Italian market behind it last month to record sales up 4.5 percent year-on-year and to actually outperform the overall market, which was also in positive territory, up 3.58 percent for the period Click here to read this news story

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03.06.2011

It's official, Fiat now controls the Chrysler Group after agreeing to buy the U.S. Treasury Department's 6 percent stake for US$500 million following the exercising its option, this development edges its shareholding up to 52 percent Click here to read this news story

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02.06.2011

The integration and reorganisation of the distribution activities of Fiat Group Automobiles and the Chrysler Group is now completed after one year; the new Lancia-Chrysler and Jeep sales networks officially started operations yesterday Click here to read this news story

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02.06.2011

After two failed attempts to get a joint venture for vehicle production in Russia up and running the Russian Economic Ministry has announced that it has agreed to new plans by Fiat to invest US$1.1 billion for production in the country Click here to read this news story

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29.05.2011

Fiat has announced that it is to exercise the option it holds to buy the 6 percent stake that the U.S. Treasury Department holds in Chrysler Group which will take the Italian carmaker's equity up above the 50 percent threshold Click here to read this news story

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25.05.2011

Immediately Chrysler Group announced that it had paid back the U.S. and Canadian government loans in full yesterday than Fiat issued its own press release to confirm that it was exercising its option to take a further 16 percent stake Click here to read this news story

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25.05.2011

Chrysler Group has announced the repayment of US$7.6 billion in outstanding U.S. and Canadian government loans following its raising of new debt, meaning the original loans have been repaid in full and more than six years ahead of schedule Click here to read this news story

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18.05.2011

Fiat saw its sales shrink 7.8 percent across Europe last month, twice the overall market's fall, however it shed the worst performer tag amongst the big groups as both the French carmakers', PSA and Renault, lost double-digit ground Click here to read this news story

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17.05.2011

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The European Investment Bank welcomed a delegation from the Republic of Serbia at its headquarters in Luxembourg yesterday where a 500 million loan was signed over to modernise the Fiat Auto Serbia factory at Kragujevac Click here to read this news story

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13.05.2011

Fiat Automóveis saw 60,452 registrations in Brazil last month to comfortably lead the market, eight thousand units ahead of its closest rival VW, with Fiat's momentum being led by the Uno which accounted for well over a third of its sales Click here to read this news story

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12.05.2011

In a statement issued today PSA Peugeot-Citroën revealled that another of its joint manufacturing ventures with Fiat is to be terminated, this time it is Sevel Nord which currently builds the Fiat Scudo, Peugeot Expert and Citroën Jumpy Click here to read this news story

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10.05.2011

In a filing submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) yesterday it was revealled that Fiat can actually boost its stake in the Chrysler Group to more than 70 percent through exercising a range of further options Click here to read this news story

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09.05.2011

Fiat significantly underperformed the UK new car market last month to lose a quarter of its sales year-on-year; however Alfa Romeo provided a bright note and it was one of the big winners as its sales climbed 125 percent during April Click here to read this news story

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08.05.2011

Fiat and Alfa Romeo both comfortably outperformed the relatively flat German new car market last month, up 8.2 and 35.1 percent year-on-year respectively, while Lancia went the opposite way as it fades away on this market Click here to read this news story

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04.05.2011

Fiat has comprehensively won a vote by workers at the idled former Carrozzeria Bertone plant at Grugliasco in Turin to accept new working practices which will kick off a 500 million euro investment to assemble a new E-segment Maserati Click here to read this news story

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03.05.2011

The Italian new car market stemmed its long run of losses back to just -2.24 percent last month although Fiat once again significantly underperformed the market, down 8.46 percent, to give it a 28.79 percent share of all registrations Click here to read this news story

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02.05.2011

Moody's Investor Services and Fitch Ratings have indicated that they may follow Standard & Poor's recent decision to downgrade Fiat further below investment grade status, concerned by liquidity and a weakening performance this year Click here to read this news story

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28.04.2011

Chrysler Group has announced today that it will refinance its US$7.53 billion loan from the U.S. and Canadian governments paving the way for Fiat to take its stake in the U.S. carmaker to 46 percent and clearing the path towards a future merger Click here to read this news story

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23.04.2011

TIME has named Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat and Chrysler Group, to the 2011 TIME 100, the magazine’s annual list which recognizes the activism, innovation and achievement of the world’s 100 most influential individuals Click here to read this news story

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23.04.2011

Fiat has announced that it has reached agreement with the U.S. government regarding the exercise of the 16 percent call option which will give the Italian carmaker a controlling share in the Chrysler Group once Treasury Department loans are repaid Click here to read this news story

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20.04.2011

FIAT S.P.A. Q1: The first quarterly results since the Fiat Group was split up sees revenues up 7.1 percent to 9.2 billion euros while a net profit of 37 million euros has been posted compared to 13 million euros a year ago Click here to read this news story

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19.04.2011

Dragged down once again by its slumping domestic market, the Fiat Group was unchallenged during March as the worst performer amongst the major carmaking groups in Europe: it fell 20 pct year-on-year, more than four times the overall market Click here to read this news story

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18.04.2011

As the losses continue to rise Fiat and Tata Motors are both pumping fresh equity into Fiat India Automobiles Ltd ensuring that - at least in the shorter term - that their 50-50 Indian market joint venture will continue to survive Click here to read this news story

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16.04.2011

The Fiom union intends to challenge the new contracts that Fiat has pushed on workers at its Mirafiori and Pomigliano d'Arco plants in the courts in Turin as the bitter divide between the carmaker and the union shows no sign of bridging Click here to read this news story

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13.04.2011

Fiat Automóveis added 64,539 registrations in Brazil last month to close the first quarter of the year with a total of 172,003, leading the market for both periods as well as setting a new sales record for the opening three months of the year Click here to read this news story

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12.04.2011

Having completely renegotiated the terms of the second 5 percent increment, Chrysler Group today announced that Fiat's ownership interest has now increased from 25 percent to 30 percent, the change coming with immediate effect Click here to read this news story

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10.04.2011

Fiat is set to imminently raise its stake in Chrysler Group to 30 per cent as it achieves another target to increase its stake in the U.S. carmaker, with the final increment of 5 percent likely to be ticked off before the end of the year Click here to read this news story

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08.04.2011

Fiat continued to lose ground and underperform the UK market last month its sales were down a fifth compared to the market which lost 7.87 percent, however Alfa Romeo posted major gains, up three quarters year-on-year Click here to read this news story

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08.04.2011

Fiat Automobiles put a year of plunging sales in Germany behind it in March to finish the month flat although it still underperformed the improving market; Alfa Romeo suffered no such problems: its market share tripled for the period Click here to read this news story

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06.04.2011

Alfa Romeo France is celebrating its best March for orders in quarter of a century as it wraps out a first quarter of the year that has seen registrations up 64 percent year-on-year thanks to demand for both the MiTo and the new Giulietta Click here to read this news story

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04.04.2011

The Fiat Group suffered another torrid month's sales in Italy during March tumbling 31.90 percent year-on-year dragged down by the Fiat brand which shed 39.81 percent while Alfa Romeo provided the only bright spot, up 51.20 percent Click here to read this news story

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02.04.2011

Fiat and Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has made a number of claims this week relating to future rises in revenues, improvements in sales volumes this year, Chrysler's IPO, Russian market plans and unit losses on the Fiat 500 EV Click here to read this news story

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30.03.2011

Fiat has been given the green light by the European Commission to acquire Penske's half stake in Italian diesel engine builder VM Motori in a deal that will see its new RA 630 3.0 V6 engine making its way into Fiat and Chrysler products Click here to read this news story

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29.03.2011

The Rector of Politecnico di Torino, Francesco Profumo, and the President of the University of Windsor, Alan Wildeman, today signed a collaborative agreement at a ceremony attended by Fiat and Chrysler Group CEO Sergio Marchionne Click here to read this news story

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23.03.2011

Five weeks after Fiat announced proposals to restart production at the former Carrozzeria Bertone factory in Turin the Italian carmaker says that it has now withdrawn the plan citing a failure to reach agreement with the plant' unions Click here to read this news story

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17.03.2011

The Fiat Group comfortably retained the wooden spoon as the worst performing carmaking group in Europe for yet another consecutive month after it sold 76,808 cars during the month of February, a year-on-year fall of 16.7 percent Click here to read this news story

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13.03.2011

The European Investment Bank and Fiat have signed a 250 million euro finance contract in Turin to support the car firm’s research and development in the areas of reducing CO2 engine emissions and studying new vehicle designs Click here to read this news story

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08.03.2011

The UK market's slide eased to a fall of 7.66 percent year-on-year last month, however while there was no respite for Fiat which lost just under a quarter of its sales there was better news for Alfa Romeo which gained just over a quarter Click here to read this news story

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07.03.2011

Fiat Automóveis led the Brazilian new car market last month with 60,738 units sold and it was up 24.7 percent year-on-year meaning its performance mirrored the overall market which bounced back after a more difficult January Click here to read this news story

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04.03.2011

Fiat finally turned round a long decline in Germany last month to post a 4 percent year-on-year improvement in sales while Alfa Romeo continued to climb sharply, up 62.2 percent against an overall market rise of 15.2 percent Click here to read this news story

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04.03.2011

Tata Motor's escalating unhappiness with the joint venture it has with Fiat in India spilt over in Geneva this week with Tata CEO Carl-Peter Forster telling journalists that Fiat needs to make up its mind where it wants to go in India Click here to read this news story

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03.03.2011

The Fiat Group is continuing to see it's sales slide on its domestic market, during February it posted losses of 27.06 percent year-on-year after selling 45,618 cars; that was significantly worse than the overall market which shed a fifth Click here to read this news story

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26.02.2011

After two failed attempts to get a joint venture for vehicle production in Russia up and running, Fiat has announced that it is instead to try to establish an operation on its own and has just submitted plans to the state government Click here to read this news story

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23.02.2011

ItaliaspeedTV: Views of the idled former Carrozzeria Bertone factory in Grugliasco, Turin, which now belongs to Fiat; last week a proposal was presented by Fiat that could see a future E-segment car being built at the complex Click here to read this news story

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18.02.2011

Fiat's inability to make ground in rapid growth developing markets has once again played out as today the planned 2.4 billion euro joint venture with Sollers broke down and instead the Russian carmaker announced a new project with Ford Click here to read this news story

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16.02.2011

During January the Fiat Group further cemented its on-going position as the worst performing major carmaker in Europe as its total sales fell by a fifth year-on-year to 80,018 cars against a market that remained almost flat (-1.1 percent) Click here to read this news story

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16.02.2011

In a meeting held at the Unione Industriale di Torino this morning Fiat has presented the trade unions with a plan for the relaunch of car assembly activities at the Officine Automobilistiche Grugliasco: building an E-segment Maserati Click here to read this news story

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15.02.2011

Fiat's factory at Tychy in Poland which produces the Fiat 500 and Panda was hit by a wave of sabotage last Thursday during the night shift with up to 200 finished cars reportedly being damaged by dents and scratches Click here to read this news story

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13.02.2011

During a crisis meeting between Sergio Marchionne and the Italian government yesterday in Rome the Fiat CEO reaffirmed his commitment to  his much touted 20 billion euro domestic investment plan which seemed to satisfy the government Click here to read this news story

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11.02.2011

Fiat Powertrain has confirmed that it has bought a 50 percent stake in Italian diesel engine manufacturer VM Motori, which will is a symmetry with recent history turn the company into a joint venture between Fiat and its former partner GM Click here to read this news story

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10.02.2011

Sergio Marchionne has softened his language after his controversial comments last weekend saying that he must be more open about matters of corporate governance between the two companies and that Italian concerns were overblown Click here to read this news story

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09.02.2011

The European Commission has opened a formal investigation under EU State aid rules into Polish plans to grant aid towards a project by the Fiat Powertrain Technologies to produce a new generation of petrol engines in the Silesia region Click here to read this news story

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08.02.2011

In the UK the Fiat brand lost more than a third of its sales year-on-year during January although Alfa Romeo went the other way, up by nearly two thirds, against a market that started the new year off slipping by just over 11 percent Click here to read this news story

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07.02.2011

The Italian government appears to be backing away from a confrontation with Fiat over its proposals to merge with Chrysler Group and to shift its headquarters from Turin to Detroit in comments made by Minister Maurizio Sacconi Click here to read this news story

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06.02.2011

The escalating fears that Fiat could abandon Turin as its historical headquarters gained further momentum this morning with Italian newspaper reports quoting Sergio Marchionne and John Elkann that didn't appear to dampen any of the flames Click here to read this news story

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05.02.2011

The future of Fiat has taken another twist today with comments reportedly from CEO Sergio Marchionne that a merger with Chrysler Group could happen with "the next two or three years" and that the new entity could be U.S. headquartered Click here to read this news story

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04.02.2011

Following its deep slump last year the German new car market enjoyed a second positive month in January, up 16.5 percent year-on-year and that helped Fiat trim its losses (-6.8 percent) while Alfa Romeo surged forward (+67.1 percent) Click here to read this news story

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02.02.2011

Fiat has started the new year in Italy just as it finished the old one, losing sales and underperforming the market: 48,045 units during January equated to a 27.72 percent year-on-year fall and left it lagging the overall market which fell by a fifth Click here to read this news story

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31.01.2011

Fiat's Indian joint venture with Tata Motors is unravelling rapidly, slumping sales of Fiat models is now causing alarm at partner Tata Motors with CEO Carl-Peter Forster being publically quoted for the first time as being "not happy" Click here to read this news story

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27.01.2011

Fiat Group Q4/FY 2010: For the full year a net profit of 600 million euros has been reported today compared to loss of 848 million euros for 2009, which split up works out as 222 million euros from Fiat and 378 million euros for Fiat Industrial Click here to read this news story

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25.01.2011

Fiat Automobili Srbija, the majority Fiat owned venture in Serbia that is poised to built a new generation of minivans for Fiat at the former Zastava factory is poised to receive a 500 million euro loan from the European Investment Bank Click here to read this news story

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21.01.2011

Fiat Chairman John Elkann and CEO Sergio Marchionne have both this week expressed satisfaction with the positive vote amongst union members on plans the Mirafiori plant in Turin which will safeguard its immediate future Click here to read this news story

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19.01.2011

Recently appointed head of the Fiat Automobiles brand Andrea Formica has reportedly lured out of retirement his former boss at Toyota Motor Europe, Thierry Dombreval, to take responsibility for the FGA European sales brief Click here to read this news story

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18.01.2011

The Fiat Group ended the year with a dismal December sales were down 19.1 percent year-on-year which meant that the Italian carmaker finished 2010 with 1,041,287 sales, down more than two hundred thousand units on the previous year Click here to read this news story

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16.01.2011

Fiat has narrowly won a vote over future of the Mirafiori factory, with workers voting 54.1 percent in favour of new contracts which will strip away a string of rights but which Fiat believes are necessary to make the plant competitive Click here to read this news story

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15.01.2011

Fiat has agreed a deal to purchase half of Italian diesel specialist manufacturer VM Motori from Penske Corporation just as the company gears up to produce its V6 for installation in high-end Fiat and Chrysler Group products Click here to read this news story

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12.01.2011

Just after announcing that it had achieved record sales results in China for last year, Ferrari has now revealed that preliminary figures for the North American market show that 2010 was a record year for the sports car maker Click here to read this news story

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11.01.2011

Fiat Automobiles' sharply deteriorating sales performance in the UK continued unabated during the final month of the year as sales once again almost halved year-on-year although Alfa Romeo went the other way, up 80 percent Click here to read this news story

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11.01.2011

Fiat has raised its ownership of the Chrysler Group by 5 percent to 25 percent after completing the first of three incremental steps laid down under the U.S. and Canadian governments' bailout of the carmaker in 2009 Click here to read this news story

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09.01.2011

During 2010 Fiat Automóveis once again confirmed its leadership of the Brazilian market with a total of 760,495 registrations, a record for its three and a half decades of manufacturing in Latin America's biggest country Click here to read this news story

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05.01.2011

Fiat Automobiles has ended a disastrous year in Germany ending up as the worst performing volume brand with its sales down by over a half on the previous year a result that was laid bare by the overall market which fell by just under a quarter Click here to read this news story

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04.01.2011

Fiat ended a dismal year on its domestic market with a 26.41 pct year-on-year fall in sales during December which once again keeps its Italian market share below the 30 percent threshold and underperforms the market Click here to read this news story

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03.01.2011

A new era began on the Milan stock exchange this morning as "Fiat" and "Fiat Industrial" shares began trading separately for the first time an action that finally shut the door on the Italian powerhouse industrial conglomerate Click here to read this news story

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01.01.2011

The laying of the foundation stone for the new Fiat plant at the port and industrial district of Suape, in the metropolitan area of Recife, was celebrated by Brazilian President, Luís Inácio Lula da Silva, and Fiat CEO, Sergio Marchionne Click here to read this news story

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01.01.2011

As Fiat and several unions sign up to new working practices and contracts at the company's Pomigliano d'Arco factory the FIOM metalworkers union, which has roundly rejected the new contracts, has called an eight hour strike Click here to read this news story

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24.12.2010

Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne has won his battle to impose new employment contracts on workers at Mirafiori plant with all but one union capitulating yesterday to the carmaker's proposals which will see investments now pumped in Click here to read this news story

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17.12.2010

A hundred and eleven rich years of the conglomerate that was the heartbeat of Italy's industrialisation finally came to an end yesterday in Turin as Fiat S.p.A. was formally carved up and the new Fiat Industrial entity named its board Click here to read this news story

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15.12.2010

Fiat Group saw its sales slide across Europe throughout November: it was the biggest loser of all the major carmaking group's and lost nearly a quarter of all its sales year-on-year, more than three times worse than the overall market's dip Click here to read this news story

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15.12.2010

Fiat Automóveis is to invest 3 billion reals (US$1.8 billion) to construct a new factory in the Port and Industrial District in Suape in the State of Pernambuco, which will become the Italian carmaker's second plant in Brazil Click here to read this news story

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11.12.2010

Fiat Automóveis is set to build a second passenger car factory in Brazil to relieve the pressure on its Betim facility and is in talks with the state of Pernambuco with an announcement set to be made as early as next week Click here to read this news story

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10.12.2010

There is no respite for the Fiat brand across Europe this year and that bleak picture continued in the UK in November as sales tanked by more than a half, although Alfa Romeo provided some better news, its sales climbed by a quarter Click here to read this news story

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08.12.2010

Fiat Group Automobiles has announced that it is to take legal action against Rai Due programme AnnoZero, for what it perceives were "highly defamatory and damaging" statements made during a road test of the Alfa Romeo MiTo Click here to read this news story

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06.12.2010

Fiat Automobiles was able to ride an easing in the on-going slump in new car sales in Germany last month to keep it's year-on-year losses to a third although that meant it once again took it's place amongst the worst performers Click here to read this news story

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05.12.2010

With stories circulating over Fiat increasing its shareholding in Chrysler and the possibility of the creation of a single entity once the Italian industrial group is split up next month, Turin has issued a statement to clarify the process Click here to read this news story

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02.12.2010

The Fiat Group is suffering a dismal end to a dismal year on its domestic market: during November the Italian carmaker's sales slumped by a quarter year-on-year, underperforming the overall market which was down by just over a fifth Click here to read this news story

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30.11.2010

On the 1st of January 2011 as a result of the splitting up of the Fiat Group that was approved by shareholders on September 16th there will be two distinct new companies both listed on Borsa Italiana and both will get new logos Click here to read this news story

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30.11.2010

Fiat Group Automobiles and GM's Opel division have concluded negotiations and signed a contract whereby Fiat will supply the Turkish-built Doblň light commercial vehicle through all is variants to Opel commencing December 2011 Click here to read this news story

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26.11.2010

Today in Turin Fiat Group CEO Sergio Marchionne presented the trade unions with a proposal to boost output at Mirafiori by initially building new D-segment and SUV-style vehicles based on the new derivatives of the "C-Evo" platform Click here to read this news story

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25.11.2010

Under pressure from its unions for action the Fiat Group is to start to outline its future production plans for its huge Mirafiori factory in its hometown Turin during a meeting with the unions that is planned for tomorrow morning Click here to read this news story

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17.11.2010

Fiat Group has suffered another torrid month in Europe, its summer and autumn long sales decline showing no sign of easing up as October registrations slumped by almost a third year-on-year, well over twice the market's overall decline Click here to read this news story

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16.11.2010

Fiat Group might sell its Magneti Marelli components division and bring Ferrari to an IPO as it seeks to hurriedly raise funds to both pay back major debts and fund a substantial increase in its minority stake in Chrysler Group Click here to read this news story

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11.11.2010

Fiat Automobiles' sales collapse across Europe continued into the UK last month and following huge falls in Italy (-40 percent) and Germany (-48 percent) during October the UK picture was equally bleak, down 46 percent Click here to read this news story

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09.11.2010

There is still no sign of any respite for Fiat Automobiles' tumbling sales right across Europe and in the German market October marked the sixth consecutive month that the Italian carmaker has seen its sales plunge by a half Click here to read this news story

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07.11.2010

SB LiMotive, the joint venture of Samsung SDI and Bosch, has been chosen by Chrysler Group to supply the lithium-ion battery packs for the Fiat 500EV (electric vehicle) which is to be launched in the U.S. market in 2012 Click here to read this news story

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03.11.2010

Fiat Group's spring, summer and autumn domestic sales collapse accelerated during October, its registrations in Italy slumped 39.93 percent year-on-year comfortably underperforming the overall market which fell by 28.82 percent Click here to read this news story

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21.10.2010

Fiat Group Q3: With total revenues up by 11.9 percent to 13.5 billion euros net profit for the third quarter of the year surged from 25 to 190 million euros year-on-year as most of the Group's divisions made positive contributions Click here to read this news story

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18.10.2010

At the third edition of the CSR Online Awards Italy 2010, Fiat Group took third place with a score of 73.5/100 for its online communication on social responsibility after achieving a 19 point improvement over the prior year Click here to read this news story

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15.10.2010

Fiat Group's summer sales slowdown is continuing into the autumn: it was the worst performing major car making group in Europe last month and its year-on-year slump of 21.4 percent was more than double the overall market's fall Click here to read this news story

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11.10.2010

There was no respite in the UK for Fiat Group Automobiles' Europe-wide sales slowdown as both Fiat and Alfa Romeo lost more than a fifth of their sales last month meaning their declines were more than double the overall market's slowdown Click here to read this news story

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08.10.2010

Fiat Group Automobiles continued to suffer crumbling sales in Germany through September: the Fiat brand was the big loser in volume terms losing almost half its sales while Alfa Romeo and Lancia both gave up much ground Click here to read this news story

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03.10.2010

Fiat is set to invest US$205 million in its factory at Córdoba in Argentina to add in a second model as it copes with soaring demand for new cars in neighbouring Brazil and production output could reach capacity in 2 years Click here to read this news story

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02.10.2010

Fiat Group sales slumped once again in Italy last month as customers continued to shun its products in a sharply falling market; it lost more than a quarter of sales year-on-year and saw market share slump to 28.64 percent Click here to read this news story

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02.10.2010

Japanese electronics giant Toshiba Corporation is set to team up with the Fiat Group in a project to jointly develop next-generation rapid-charge lithium ion batteries destined for hybrid vehicles, working closely with Turin R&D unit CRF Click here to read this news story

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01.10.2010

The future of the the Fiat Group's Alfa Romeo division continues to dominate conversation in Paris and following VW Chairman Ferdinand Piech's comments, Group CEO Martin Winterkorn has also expressed interest in the struggling brand Click here to read this news story

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30.09.2010

Ferdinand Piech has finally made it official – in Paris last night, the VW Chairman told reporters that he wants to make Alfa Romeo the German giant’s thirteenth brand, and is targeting a deal being struck to acquire the Italian sports name Click here to read this news story

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26.09.2010

Fiat Automóveis and Fiat Powertrain Technologies have established in Brazil a cooperation agreement with CETEC to promote technical-financial-scientific cooperation and joint development of technological innovation projects Click here to read this news story

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22.09.2010

Fiat has hardly poured much cold water on today's big story that Daimler AG was reportedly interested in buying the assets that will be assigned to an "industrial" holding company when the Group is shortly split up Click here to read this news story

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22.09.2010

According to Italian media reports today Daimler AG made a 9 billion euro bid over the summer for the industrial assets of the Fiat Group which will be spun away when the company is broken up at the end of the year Click here to read this news story

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19.09.2010

Almost two weeks after he quit the top job at Toyota Europe, auto industry veteran Andrea Formica has been confirmed as the new Fiat Automobiles' CEO replacing Lorenzo Sistino who becomes the head of international operations Click here to read this news story

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17.09.2010

Fiat Chairman John Elkann has met at Lingotto Zhou Qiang the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Province of Hunan where the joint venture between Fiat and Guangzhou Automobile Group is taking shape Click here to read this news story

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17.09.2010

After 111 years of shaping, defining and filling out the pages of Italy's successful industrial history, the Fiat Group's board met in Turin yesterday to give their full approval to ambitious plans to break the conglomerate up Click here to read this news story

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16.09.2010

The Fiat Group has seen a major summer slowdown in its European sales according data for July and August released today; it lost almost a third of sales year-on-year during July and just under a quarter in August Click here to read this news story

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12.09.2010

For the second consecutive year Fiat has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe indexes receiving a score of 93/100 compared to an average of 70/100 for companies in the Automobiles sector Click here to read this news story

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10.09.2010

Volkswagen has picked up another senior Fiat executive as its recruitment drive continues with Giovanni Perosino Turin's marketing communications chief heading to Wolfsburg to be reunited with Luca De Meo Click here to read this news story

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07.09.2010

After a reportedly long courtship Andrea Formica, Senior Vice-President at Toyota Motor Europe will be switching to Fiat Group to take up the senior sales role at Fiat Group Automobiles currently held by Lorenzo Sistino Click here to read this news story

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07.09.2010

Any lingering sales momentum in the UK for Fiat was wiped out during August as registrations crashed by two thirds year-on-year which was almost four times the fall of the overall market which was in negative territory once again Click here to read this news story

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05.09.2010

Fiat Automobiles' sales in Germany continued to crumble through August, registrations were down by nearly a half year-on-year, meaning it considerably underperformed the overall market which lost more than a quarter Click here to read this news story

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02.09.2010

The Fiat Group saw new registrations plunge again on its home market last month losing more than a quarter year-on-year and underperforming the overall market which also lost ground in August, shedding just under a fifth of sales Click here to read this news story

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27.08.2010

Pressure is continuing to mount on Fiat to respect an order to take back three sacked workers with Transport Minister Altero Matteoli and Italian President Giorgio Napolitano both saying it should adhere to the court's decision Click here to read this news story

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27.08.2010

Fiat Group's Turkish joint venture, Tofaş, which builds the Fiorino and Doblň LCVs and the Linea sedan, has seen its first half net profits almost double as it quickly bounces back from the effects of the global financial crisis Click here to read this news story

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25.08.2010

Fiat has responded to the growing row over its refusal to allow three sacked workers back into their production-line jobs citing an on-going criminal investigation and expressing confidence that it will be exonerated at a second hearing Click here to read this news story

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25.08.2010

An Italian government minister has stepped in to the escalating row over the refusal of Fiat to take back the three workers from the Melfi factory sacked by Fiat in July and subsequently reinstated by a labour court Click here to read this news story

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24.08.2010

Icona Solutions' software to be used by Fiat Group's Elasis and CRF research arms will help improve perceived quality of its vehicles and reduce development costs through early identification and resolution of quality issues Click here to read this news story

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19.08.2010

While Fiat's sales have been tumbling sharply across Europe this summer the same cannot be said of Brazil where the Italian carmaker once again led the market during July, extending its advantage as it has done so all year Click here to read this news story

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08.08.2010

The UK has joined the other major European new car markets in providing bleak sales news for Fiat Automobiles in July, the Italian brand seeing it's sales shrink by nearly one-third, almost treble the market's decline Click here to read this news story

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06.08.2010

Fiat's German market sales crumbled again during July, and while the overall market tumbled by nearly a third, its sales crashed by more than a half, and the picture was also bad at Alfa Romeo (-38.0 pct) and Lancia (-68.8 pct) Click here to read this news story

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06.08.2010

Harman, an audio and infotainment group, has announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract to supply its integrated next-generation infotainment systems for Chrysler Group and Fiat vehicles sold worldwide Click here to read this news story

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04.08.2010

Fiat India Automobiles Pvt Ltd, the three-year old joint venture company formed through the association of Tata Motors and Fiat, posted record losses last year which were up a significant 39 percent on the previous year Click here to read this news story

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03.08.2010

Fiat Group's domestic sales slump accelerated last month, it was down 35.70 pct year-on-year considerably underperforming the overall new car market which fell by a quarter and leaving its market share for the month at just 29.19 pct Click here to read this news story

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28.07.2010

Fiat met its unions and key government officials today during an urgent meeting called after the shock announcement last week that two models would be switched to Serbia as fears grow for the future of the "Fabbrica Italia" programme Click here to read this news story

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23.07.2010

Italian Welfare Minister Maurizio Sacconi will convene a meeting between Fiat Group and its unions next Wednesday in Turin as the row grows over the carmaker's plans to shift production of an important new model from Italy to Serbia Click here to read this news story

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23.07.2010

Buoyed by the Fiat Group posting an unexpected profit in Q2, CEO Sergio Marchionne has caused political upheaval and anger over the last forty eight hours by threatening to move production from Italy to Serbia Click here to read this news story

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22.07.2010

The Fiat brand's sales suffered during June thanks to continuing falls on the Italian and German markets and only the Punto made it into the European top-ten, down in ninth place, with the Panda vanishing from sight once again Click here to read this news story

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21.07.2010

At the same time as Fiat Group was announcing its second quarter results this morning the board of directors confirmed that they have approved the plans that will finally see the business split up into auto and industrial divisions Click here to read this news story

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21.07.2010

Fiat Group Q2: Back in the black with a second quarter profit of 113 million euros compared to a loss of 179 million euros during the same period last year, while revenues rose by 12.5 percent to 14.8 billion euros Click here to read this news story

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15.07.2010

Fiat Group suffered another torrid month's sales in Europe during June losing 25,000 units and more than a fifth of its sales year-on-year to end the month as comfortably the worst performer amongst the major auto groups Click here to read this news story

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13.07.2010

Driven by sales of the new Uno, Fiat Automóveis retained its leadership of the sector for new cars and light commercial vehicles in Brazil during June, with a total of 60,164 registrations, while also gaining ground on its main rival, VW Click here to read this news story

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13.07.2010

Hundreds of workers at Fiat's giant Mirafiori plant in the northern city of Turin walked of the job yesterday fearing the company may withhold their bonuses for this month after it reported an 800 million euro loss in 2009 Click here to read this news story

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09.07.2010

After a fortnight of silence the Fiat Group has today confirmed that the less-than-overwhelming vote in favour of its plans to more the Panda to Pomigliano d'Arco through a 700 million euro investment is sufficient to see it go ahead Click here to read this news story

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07.07.2010

The new car market in the UK climbed by 10.76 percent in June, up for a twelfth consecutive month; Fiat's sales during the same month rose by 3.56 percent while the Alfa Romeo went the other way as it lost more than a fifth of its sales Click here to read this news story

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06.07.2010

Fiat Automobiles suffered another shocking month in Germany during June, its sales collapsed by a half, the worst performance by any mass market brand, while Alfa Romeo and Lancia's sales also performed just as badly Click here to read this news story

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06.07.2010

Fiat Group's Italian sales have plunged for a third consecutive month: during June they were down 27.40 percent year-on-year, well adrift of the market which shed 19.12 percent and its share of all sales slipped to 30.48 percent Click here to read this news story

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30.06.2010

Irish energy technology company SolarPrint has entered into a partnership with Fiat to develop a "smart roof" incorporating low cost photo voltaic cells and lithium batteries that will in turn be used to power on board devices in cars Click here to read this news story

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25.06.2010

Fiat says it intends to move ahead with plans to boost productivity at its Pomigliano d'Arco plant after an ample majority of workers voted in favor of changes to labor practices there although 36 percent voted against the plans Click here to read this news story

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16.06.2010

The Fiat Group saw the recent decline in its European sales continue last month and while the total European registrations fell 8.7 percent year-on-year, the Italian carmaker suffered more than any other of its rivals, tumbling 22.3 percent Click here to read this news story

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15.06.2010

The future of the Pomigliano d'Arco plant is still undecided as the FIOM union, which has so far rejected Fiat's proposals, announced yesterday that it won't accept Fiat's terms for bringing Panda production to the Naples site Click here to read this news story

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11.06.2010

Driven by instant demand for the new Uno in its first month on sale, Fiat retained its position as the best-selling brand in Brazil, combining passenger cars and light commercial vehicles, with 54,934 vehicles registered in May Click here to read this news story

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08.06.2010

Compromise hangs in the air ahead of crunch talks today over the future of Alfa Romeo's Pomigliano d'Arco plant near Naples as Fiat threatens to take Panda production elsewhere unless agreement with the unions is swiftly reached Click here to read this news story

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06.06.2010

Fiat Automobiles enjoyed a strong May's sales in the UK, in sharp contrast to other leading European markets such as Germany and Italy, Fiat saw sales surge by nearly 30 percent which was well ahead of the market's 13.52 percent gain Click here to read this news story

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06.06.2010

Fiat Group Automobiles has suffered another torrid month in Germany as Europe’s biggest market continues to contract: the Fiat brand, one of the winners from the "scrappage" scheme this time last year, saw its sales half last month Click here to read this news story

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02.06.2010

The Fiat Group suffered another dismal month in Italy during May, its sales slumped by a quarter, much more than the overall market's fall, which meant its share of all registrations dropped below 30 percent for the first time in five years Click here to read this news story

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21.05.2010

The A-segment Panda carried Fiat's sales hopes across Europe during a difficult April, it was the brand's best selling model for the month with 20,958 finding buyers as it just squeezed its way into the top-ten best-selling models Click here to read this news story

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18.05.2010

The five millionth vehicle has come off the production line at Fiat’s SATA plant in San Nicola di Melfi, Potenza, one of the world’s most productive automotive factories; the landmark vehicle was a Punto Evo 1.4 Emotion in red Click here to read this news story

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17.05.2010

Fiat Group has suffered a bad month for new registrations across the Europe during April, its sales tumbling by 27.3 percent compared to the total market which fell 7.4 percent, meaning that it was the worst performer amongst its peers Click here to read this news story

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10.05.2010

Fiat has suffered a second month of slumping sales in Germany, during April it was down 66.5 percent year-on-year, more than double the overall market which suffered steep falls, while Alfa Romeo fared little better, it plunged 52.1 percent Click here to read this news story

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08.05.2010

Fiat Automobiles was one of the big winners in the UK last month, with 4,020 cars sold its year-on-year performance was up by 57.7 percent, although Alfa Romeo fared less well, it lost 14.87 percent year-on-year as sales declined to 584 cars Click here to read this news story

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04.05.2010

With the ending of government supported "eco" incentives the Italian new car market slumped 15.65 percent last month with Fiat Group slipping even more, it lost more than a quarter of its sales year-on-year a fall of 18,000 units Click here to read this news story

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27.04.2010

Fiat has seen a drop in March sales in Europe for the Punto and Panda, largely due to reduced sales in Germany; however they remained amongst the top-10 best-sellers in ninth and tenth slot, with 31,636 and 30,483 sales respectively Click here to read this news story

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22.04.2010

During the Fiat Group Investor Day held in Turin yesterday, ambitious plans for a rapid expansion of production and sales over the 2010-2014 period in three key global growth markets, China, Russia and India, were outlined in detail Click here to read this news story

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22.04.2010

The Fiat Group reached a historical turning point as after more than a century as one of the world's most flamboyant industrial conglomerates built up by the swashbuckling Agnelli family it is finally to be split up into two new companies Click here to read this news story

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21.04.2010

On the morning of its highly anticipated investor day Fiat Group has announced its first quarter financial results which see its net loss for the three month period narrowing to 21 million euros compared to 411 million euros a year ago Click here to read this news story

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21.04.2010

Fiat Group has this morning officially confirmed John Elkann as the new Chairman is a very short statement while reports have emerged that Luca di Montezemolo quit after disagreements over the future direction of the carmaker Click here to read this news story

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20.04.2010

Fiat has announced in a statement just released that Luca di Montezemolo will resign his position as Chairman during a press conference this afternoon leaving the way clear for John Elkann to step up from the Vice-Chairman's position Click here to read this news story

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20.04.2010

Constructed to be the home of the Alfasud, now, after almost four decades building Alfa Romeos, Fiat Group has confirmed today that a 700 million euro investment will see Pomigliano d'Arco switch to building the Fiat Panda Click here to read this news story

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20.04.2010

According to an Italian newspaper this morning Fiat Group Vice-Chairman John Elkann is to be named Chairman in place of Luca di Montezemolo when the Italian carmaker holds a unexpected news conference later this afternoon Click here to read this news story

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16.04.2010

Fiat Group suffered a slower month of sales across Europe in March and while the overall new car market was up 11.1 percent and almost all its big rivals gained ground year-on-year, the Italian carmaker was down 2.9 percent Click here to read this news story

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13.04.2010

Fiat Automobiles saw its sales climb 33.85 percent year-on-year in the UK last month, an increase of two-and-a-half thousand units and a performance that comfortably beat the overall market which surged by just over a quarter Click here to read this news story

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11.04.2010

Fiat Automóveis has wrapped up the first quarter of the year with record sales in the Brazilian market of 167,528 new cars and LCVs, a 9.6 percent year-on-year rise, and it came after the quarter ended with a new monthly sales record in March Click here to read this news story

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08.04.2010

Fiat and Alfa Romeo both posted year-on-year gains in France last month, up 15.1 percent and 9.5 percent respectively, although neither FGA brand was able to match the overall new car market rise that climbed by 17.9 percent Click here to read this news story

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08.04.2010

Suffering the effects of the post incentive scheme hangover, the German new car market contracted by more than a quarter last month while the Fiat Automobiles brand had a shocking month, its sales collapsed by almost three-quarters Click here to read this news story

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06.04.2010

Following a programme over the last year the students of the Master Ma.Ma.In.D. - Marketing Management Innovazione e Design course at Fondazione ISTUD, one of Italy's most prestigious business schools are back at Mirafiori Click here to read this news story

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02.04.2010

Fiat Group saw 80,691 registrations on home soil last month, up more than ten thousand units on the same month last year, a rise of 14.75 percent; however Fiat underperformed the overall market which was up by 19.61 percent Click here to read this news story

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29.03.2010

Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne has said the stake in Chrysler Group will hit 35 percent in two years as he battles growing domestic fears that he is reducing Fiat’s historic base in Italy at the expense of building a global manufacturing footprint Click here to read this news story

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25.03.2010

Fiat has hit back at the report in La Repubblica yesterday saying in a statement that it was "premature and not based on fact" and pointing to the its use of the Italian government's temporary redundancy scheme to avoid job losses Click here to read this news story

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25.03.2010

With Fiat's new Italian business plan less than a month away from being announced rumours are starting to drip out that paint a bleak picture with jobs losses and a cut in the model range, although output is expected to rise significantly Click here to read this news story

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23.03.2010

Fiat's best-selling model, the Punto, has enjoyed an impressive year-on-year sales rise in Europe during February, up by 42.2 percent, thanks to the arrival on most markets now of the mid-life facelifted version, the Punto Evo Click here to read this news story

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21.03.2010

Boosted by its domestic market, which was the largest in Europe, Fiat Group saw over 90,000 registrations during February which put it up 4.9 percent year-on-year and meant it outperformed the European market which was up 3.2 percent Click here to read this news story

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15.03.2010

Fiat India expanded its Punto hatchback range with the launch of two competitively-priced new entry-level versions today and with its models in demand bullish CEO Rajeev Kapoor said he expects sales to double this year to 50,000 units Click here to read this news story

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11.03.2010

Chrysler Group has announced in a statement that Laura J. Soave has been appointed as the Head of the Fiat Brand for North America; Soave will lead the reintroduction of the Fiat Brand in North America, beginning with the Fiat 500 Click here to read this news story

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11.03.2010

While the recalls embroiling Toyota have hit the headlines worldwide, Fiat Automóveis is being forced to recall the Fiat Stilo built in Brazil after the Ministério da Justiça ruled that faulty rear hubs caused the detachment of the road wheel Click here to read this news story

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08.03.2010

Fiat Automobiles India saw its sales continue to rise during the month of February and with 2,256 vehicles sold in India meant it was up an impressive 78 percent year-on-year as the Italian carmaker's renaissance on that market continues apace Click here to read this news story

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08.03.2010

Talk of a spin-off of Fiat Group automobile manufacturing arm has reared its head once more with the media reporting that it could be announced when CEO Sergio Marchionne presents his latest forward plan for the Group on April 21 Click here to read this news story

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02.03.2010

The Italian new car market enjoyed another strong January and it was up 20.59 percent, Fiat Group was also up, by 16.67 percent, but underperformed the market which meant its share of all sales shrank by a point to 31.04 percent Click here to read this news story

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01.03.2010

Among Europe's best-selling automotive brands and for the third year running, Fiat Automobiles has logged the lowest average value for CO2 emissions of cars sold in 2009: 127.8 g/km; which is down from 133.7 g/km the previous year Click here to read this news story

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24.02.2010

As Fiat swings into a two-week complete shutdown of its Italian vehicle production plants as a result of slowing domestic demand for its cars it has announced that there will be further temporary staffs lay-offs during March and April Click here to read this news story

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17.02.2010

Boosted by a surging domestic market Fiat Group turned in a strong sales performance across Europe during January, and with 98,752 units registered the Italian carmaker was up 19.9 percent year-on-year, comfortably beating the overall market Click here to read this news story

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12.02.2010

Fiat has officially announced its new joint venture with Russia's Sollers which will see the two companies embarking on 2.4 billion euros investment that will target annual production of 500,000 Fiat and Chrysler Group vehicles by 2016 Click here to read this news story

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11.02.2010

The Italian government is to end its raft of 'eco' incentives to encourage buying new cars with Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne responding by saying that he agreed with the decision despite the impact that it is expected to have on new car sales Click here to read this news story

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11.02.2010

Fiat and Russian carmaker Sollers’ new joint venture project is expected to create the second biggest automotive group in Russia after an investment of 2.4 billion euros (US$3.3 billion) and will target building up to 500,000 cars per year Click here to read this news story

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10.02.2010

Fiat has received the Sector Mover and Gold Class distinctions from SAM, the sustainability-focused investment group which analyses the largest companies globally to determine their eligibility for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability indexes Click here to read this news story

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10.02.2010

Fiat is set to announce a new joint venture with Russian auto manufacturer Sollers on Thursday to produce Fiat branded cars in Naberezhniye Chelny, expanding on a series of joint ventures already in place between the two companies Click here to read this news story

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09.02.2010

Fiat Group CEO Sergio Marchionne appears to have won his battle to push forward to close Termini Imerese with an Italian government minister being quoted yesterday as saying that alternatives uses for the plant were now being looked at Click here to read this news story

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06.02.2010

Fiat has continued to signal its intent that it will not deviate from shutting Termini Imerese with Luca di Montezemolo applying the pressure stating yesterday that the carmaker hasn't received "one euro" in state aid since he became Group Chairman Click here to read this news story

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05.02.2010

The German new car market slid by 4.3 percent last month, however Fiat Automobiles was able to ride out the decline to see its sales remain flat and actually be one of just six brands that ended the month up year-on-year, albeit by 0.1 percent Click here to read this news story

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05.02.2010

Fiat turned in an impressive January’s sales in the UK, almost 4,000 units meaning its sales jumped 68.95 percent year-on-year which was in fact more than double the growth of the overall market which itself was up a healthy 28.9 percent Click here to read this news story

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05.02.2010

With the Italian government hinting this week that it might drop stimulus packages for the automotive sector Fiat Group CEO Sergio Marchionne has said in a statement today that he would "fully support" any decision to withdraw eco-incentives Click here to read this news story

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04.02.2010

Fiat has been hit by a strike that halted production across its Italian factories as the fight to save the Termini Imerese plant in Sicily continues to ratchet up, with Economy Minister Scajola hinting that the government could end auto incentives Click here to read this news story

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02.02.2010

Fiat Group has made a very strong start to the year in Italy with sales up 30.22 percent year-on-year during January, as well as month-on-month, as all three Fiat Group Automobiles brands, Fiat, Lancia and Alfa Romeo, posted volume gains Click here to read this news story

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01.02.2010

Workers at Fiat's beleaguered Termini Imerese plant received a boost on Sunday when Pope Benedict XVI called on all parties to protect jobs at the Sicilian production site, the pontiff referring to the factory which is set to be shuttered next year Click here to read this news story

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29.01.2010

Fiat faces a key meeting with the Italian government and unions this afternoon as a special task force set up to look to the future of the beleaguered Termini Imerese swings into action at a time when all sides appear to have moved further apart Click here to read this news story

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28.01.2010

The political pressure is ramping up ahead of a crunch meeting between Fiat and the Italian government and unions with one junior party tied to the ruling coalition partner openly calling for a boycott of Fiat after the carmaker announced a two week shutdown Click here to read this news story

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27.01.2010

The Italian government has hit back swiftly at Fiat Group's announcement yesterday that it plans to halt domestic car production for two weeks from the end of next month with Development Minister Claudio Scajola calling the decision "inopportune" Click here to read this news story

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27.01.2010

Following the major earthquake which has devastated Haiti, the Fiat Group has acted immediately to help the local population, providing equipment from across its divison as well as technical and financial support totalling US$1 million Click here to read this news story

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25.01.2010

Fiat Group Q4/FY: The Fiat Group this morning reported a fourth quarter loss of 283 million euros and a full year loss of 848 million euros, its performance for a difficult 2009 dragged down in particular by sales slumps at Iveco and CNH Global Click here to read this news story

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22.01.2010

Reports suggest that Alfa Romeo's uncertain future could see it tied up with Maserati and Abarth in a new division under the leadership of the Fiat Group's Chief Technical Officer, Harald J Wester who is already responsible for the latter two brands Click here to read this news story

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20.01.2010

Italian private equity house Cape-Natixis SGR SpA confirmed yesterday that it is in talks with US-Indian electric car manufacturer Reva Electric Car Co about building its electric cars at Fiat's closure-threatened Termini Imerese factory Click here to read this news story

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19.01.2010

Fiat Group closed out a rollercoaster 2009 for carmakers with 1,254,829 registrations combined across its Fiat, Lancia, Alfa Romeo, Ferrari and Maserati brands, which puts it 165,000 units and 6.3 percent up on the previous year Click here to read this news story

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15.01.2010

The fight for Termini Imerese's future survival will step up a big gear on February 3 as Fiat's Italian unions have called for a nationwide stoppage, the first company-wide strike to be launched since Sergio Marchionne took over as CEO in 2004 Click here to read this news story

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14.01.2010

The battle to the Termini Imerese factory moved to Detroit yesterday as CEO Sergio Marchionne's speech at the Automotive News World Congress was disrupted by protestors fighting to save jobs at the plant which is to be shut next year Click here to read this news story

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08.01.2010

Despite the German new car market diving into negative territory last month, Fiat Automobiles saw its sales climb by more than a quarter year-on-year and its ends the full-year in Germany with its sales up by a very impressive 86.1 percent Click here to read this news story

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07.01.2010

As the UK new car market surged 38.87 percent year-on-year during December Fiat (+78.52 percent) and Alfa Romeo (+133.07 percent) were two of the biggest winners while the Fiat 500 wound up as the ninth biggest-selling car for the month Click here to read this news story

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06.01.2010

The Fiat Group has wrapped up a successful year of sales in its home market with a further 52,206 units sold last month to end the year on 708,317 units, up 2.65 percent year-on-year, while the overall Italian market was just into negative territory Click here to read this news story

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06.01.2010

Thomas Hajek, Managing Director of Maserati GB, has now, as well as his UK position, taken over responsibility for the Trident brand in Germany, France, Monaco, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg Click here to read this news story

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05.01.2010

With 736,973 vehicles registered in Brazil last year Fiat Automóveis has set a new sales record after 33 years in the country as well as retaining its position as the undisputed biggest selling carmaker in Brazil for the eighth consecutive year Click here to read this news story

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30.12.2009

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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has opened a new Sollers car manufacturing factory in Vladivostok; the new plant will build an array of vehicles including several versions of the Fiat Ducato destined for public service use in the Far East of Russia Click here to read this news story

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30.12.2009

Fiat has paid the 98 million euros due under the terms of the contract to the account of the joint company founded with the Serbian government, Fiat Automobiles Serbia; the Italian carmaker already paid 2 million euros to the newly formed firm Click here to read this news story

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24.12.2009

Workers from Pomigliano d'Arco chaining themselves to the city hall and a walkout at Termini Imerese: the aftermath of the presentation of Fiat's new industrial plan has seen its employees taking direct action in the bitter fight to save their jobs Click here to read this news story

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24.12.2009

Serbian Economy Minister Mlađan Dinkić and Fiat Group Vice-President Alfredo Altavilla have finally signed the annex to the contract on making joint investments in the Zastava automobiles factory in Kragujevac after the project hit a year's delay Click here to read this news story

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23.12.2009

There was no Christmas present for the workers at Fiat's threatened Termini Imerese factory in Sicily during Sergio Marchionne's presentation of his latest industrial plan in Rome yesterday despite targeting a 50 percent hike in production for Italy Click here to read this news story

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23.12.2009

The Fiat has outlined its 2010/11 product plan revealing that there will only be two new Fiat-based models during that period – the next-generation Fiat Panda and Lancia Ypsilon, outside the already-previewed Alfa Romeo Giulietta and Fiat Doblň Click here to read this news story

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23.12.2009

Full transcript of address by Fiat Group CEO Sergio Marchionne during the meeting of Fiat management with representatives of the Italian national government and regions and the carmaker's trade unions at the Palazzo Chigi in Rome Click here to read this news story

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21.12.2009

Serbian President Boris Tadić says Fiat is set to make the much delayed 100 million euro payment in the Zastava deal; the contract will finally be signed on December 23 by Economy Minister Mlađan Dinkić and Fiat Vice-President Alfredo Altavilla Click here to read this news story

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18.12.2009

It’s been another week of twists and turns for Fiat’s threatened Termini Imerese factory with Chery Automotive and India’s Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahinhra all linked with buying the plant which is scheduled to cease car production in 2011 Click here to read this news story

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18.12.2009

Chrysler Group has confirmed that it will invest $179 million to launch production of Fiat's 1.4 litre FIRE engine fitted with MultiAir at its Global Engine Manufacturing Alliance plant in Michigan to be fitted in the Fiat 500 from the end of next year Click here to read this news story

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16.12.2009

In an interview this week Fiat Group Chairman Luca di Montezemolo has categorically stated that the Alfa Romeo brand isn't for sale and that they aren't looking for a new Asian partner while adding that the Jeep brand is destined for China Click here to read this news story

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16.12.2009

Fiat Group was able to match the surge in new car sales across Europe last month, up 20,000 units on the same period last year to post a 27.7 pct rise, which beat the overall market by 1.1 pct and allowed it to raise its share from 8.1 to 8.2 pct Click here to read this news story

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07.12.2009

The Fiat brand has turned in an excellent November’s sales performance in Germany, up 33.5 percent year-on-year to comfortably outperform the overall market which rose up 19.7 percent; Alfa Romeo also climbed year-on-year Click here to read this news story

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06.12.2009

Fiat was one of the biggest winners in the UK last month as the market saw overall sales surge 57.6 percent year-on-year, with the Italian carmaker up an impressive 134.37 percent after recording 6,014 registrations for the month Click here to read this news story

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02.12.2009

New car registrations surged in Italy last month and Fiat Group saw its sales climb 27.64 percent year-on-year on the back of 55,661 units although this slightly underperformed the overall market which was up by 31.25 percent Click here to read this news story

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30.11.2009

Fiat and Chinese carmaker Guangzhou Auto have officially begun construction of their new joint venture facilities in Changsha, the capital of Hunan province; the event was marked by a groundbreaking ceremony attended by dignitaries Click here to read this news story

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26.11.2009

Fiat’s unions, fighting to save Termini Imerese, are stepping up the pressure ahead of Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne's meeting with Industry Minister Claudio Scajola who has described the plans to close the factory as "crazy" Click here to read this news story

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25.11.2009

As Sergio Marchionne prepares to meet Industry Minister Claudio Scajola to brief him on Fiat’s revised Italian plans the unions have called for Fiat to invest in electric and hybrid cars if the carmaker is to continue to receive state subsidies Click here to read this news story

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17.11.2009

Fiat Group continued to build market share across Europe in October, its 16.1 percent rise easily outperforming the overall market which surged more than ten percent while its share of all sales for the month rose from 8.3 to 8.7 percent year-on-year Click here to read this news story

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17.11.2009

Serbian Economy Minister Mlađan Dinkić says that production of the Fiat Punto at the Zastava factory will have to be temporarily stopped in the wake of Saturday’s fire, which is estimated to have caused more than a million euros worth of damage Click here to read this news story

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16.11.2009

With Fiat Group busy formulating a plan for European production following the announcement of its strategy for Chrysler Group in North America, Italian media reports a significant boosting of domestic output could be on the cards Click here to read this news story

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14.11.2009

Fiat and Alfa Romeo both posted strong gains on the French new car market during October although their volume improvements underperformed the overall market which gained ground to end the month up by one fifth year-on-year Click here to read this news story

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13.11.2009

Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne has issued a statement to address the confusion that has arisen following the unexpected postponement of Tuesday's signing of the agreement with the Serbian government of its future investment into Zastava Click here to read this news story

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11.11.2009

Fiat Automóveis continued to lead the Brazilian market during October after selling 67,987 new cars and light commercial vehicles, beating the overall market which put on a strong surge to end the month up 23.1 percent year-on-year Click here to read this news story

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10.11.2009

There has been confusion is Serbia today as the long running proposed agreement between Fiat Group and the state-owned Zastava Auto which was to finally be officially signed into reality today was postponed by Fiat at the very last moment Click here to read this news story

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08.11.2009

Fiat and Alfa Romeo both posted highly impressive sales performances in Germany during October, increasing their year-on-year sales by a half and comfortably outperforming the overall market which was up by 24.1 percent Click here to read this news story

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06.11.2009

The Fiat 500 has cracked the UK top-10 best sellers for the first time since its launch in January last year while Fiat and Alfa Romeo were two of the biggest winners on the market last month, up 117.5 and 92.5 percent year-on-year respectively Click here to read this news story

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03.11.2009

Fiat Group saw its sales in Italy climb by almost 15 percent last month, its total of 63,782 vehicles being more than 8,000 units up year-on-year with its performance led out by the Lancia brand which put on 28.10 percent year-on-year Click here to read this news story

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03.11.2009

Fiat's five-year plan for Chrysler Group is expected to see Chrysler and Dodge culled worldwide to retain only a North American presence, leaving Jeep as its sole representative overseas, a strategy that could benefit Lancia and Alfa Romeo Click here to read this news story

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29.10.2009

A year and a half after a deal on cooperation and investment was first signed between Fiat and Zastava, an annex to the contract that will finally establish a joint company, Fiat Automobili Srbija, is set to be signed on November 10 Click here to read this news story

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29.10.2009

With less than a week to go until Fiat unveils its five-year product plan for Chrysler major details have begun to leak that start to build a clearer picture of the new and refreshed models that will arrive as well as the cull of existing ones Click here to read this news story

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28.10.2009

The new Fiat Doblň has broken cover again as it counts down to it arrival on the market, while Tofaş, the Fiat joint venture company that is developing and building it, has this week posted a eight times increase in third quarter profits Click here to read this news story

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27.10.2009

Following an agreement extension the Fiat, Fiat Professional, Abarth, Alfa Romeo and Lancia brands will now be offering Europ Assistance's roadside services to their customers to a total of nine European countries as well as India Click here to read this news story

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21.10.2009

Fiat Group has reported third quarter declines across all its businesses with net profit coming in at 25 million euros compared to 468 million euros for the same period last year however it reports it is on course to achieve full year targets Click here to read this news story

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16.10.2009

Fiat India has today launched Fiat First which includes the growing Tata-Fiat dealer network, a world class roadside assistance program, industry leading warranty coverage, benchmark reliability and ease of availability of spare parts Click here to read this news story

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16.10.2009

With the aim of strengthening its Research & Development operations, Fiat India Automobiles today said that it plans to double the headcount to 200 staff by next year, while at the same time it will step up exports of locally-build models Click here to read this news story

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15.10.2009

With 110,619 registrations Fiat Group outperformed a rising European new car market by more than 50 percent last month, with the Fiat, Lancia and Alfa Romeo brands all posting double-digit gains to complete a rosy picture Click here to read this news story

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13.10.2009

Fiat has recorded strong September sales in Brazil and it means that continues to lead the market as this key Latin American country sees more recent positive growth continuing to make up for the losses it saw earlier this year Click here to read this news story

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08.10.2009

Fiat (+14.3 percent), Alfa Romeo (+30 percent) and Lancia (+15.8 percent) have all posted positive year-on-year sales gains on the French new car market during September, mirroring the overall market which gained some ground Click here to read this news story

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08.10.2009

Fiat is continuing its strong run of sales in Germany this year through September after posting a 65.8 percent jump in registrations which equates to more than three times the overall market’s rise, while Alfa Romeo is also up, by 9.7 percent Click here to read this news story

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08.10.2009

After a decade and a half of production, and with customers downsizing and the Chrysler alliance offering alternatives, Fiat is to end its MPV joint venture with PSA Peugeot-Citroën which turns out the Fiat Ulysse and Lancia Phedra Click here to read this news story

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07.10.2009

Alfa Romeo’s sales resurgence in the UK continued during September, with the Italian sporting car manufacturer also recording one of the highest year-to-date increases of any brand while Fiat also comfortably beat the market's rise Click here to read this news story

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02.10.2009

With 59,779 cars sold across Italy last month Fiat Group was up 9.34 percent year-on-year as it turned in another strong month of sales to outperform the overall market's rise with the Fiat and Lancia brands driving forward this showing Click here to read this news story

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29.09.2009

Sergio Marchionne, who has recently taken on the job of CEO of Chrysler Group on top of his array of Fiat commitments, will be trimming his workload slightly by giving up his role as a key director for troubled Swiss banking giant UBS Click here to read this news story

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27.09.2009

Serbian Economy Minister Mladjan Dinkic has revealed that Fiat is set to start investment in producing a new model at the Zastava factory and along with President Boris Tadic he will visit Turin in November to view the new model Click here to read this news story

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23.09.2009

Luca di Montezemolo, held a lengthy meeting this week with Bruno Diotti, the Secretary of the Associazione Italiana Vittime del Terrorismo and Mario Scoffone, both of Fiat, who were injured in attacks during the years of terror in Italy Click here to read this news story

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21.09.2009

Fiat has signed off on a huge US$2 billion components order that will see Hyundai MOBIS supplying front and rear chassis modules for the new Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango which will both go into production next year Click here to read this news story

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20.09.2009

Twelve years after it quit the South Korea Fiat Group is preparing to return to this important Asian new car market next year with a new importer and distribution network and with both the Fiat Alfa Romeo brands, slated to hit the showrooms Click here to read this news story

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18.09.2009

Fiat has announced today that Fiat Automobiles CEO Lorenzo Sistino and Fiat Automóveis CEO Cledorvino Belini have both been appointed to the Group Executive Council, the senior management body formed by Sergio Marchionne Click here to read this news story

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16.09.2009

Chrysler has joined the Fiat's brand collection in Frankfurt where the Italian firm has announced that it is putting back future product plans until November and revealed that the newly acquired Bertone plant will be used to build Chrysler models Click here to read this news story

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15.09.2009

Fiat had the lowest CO2 emissions in Europe during the first six months of this year, that was the findings announced today by automotive research agency JATO which put the Italian carmaker at the top for the second consecutive year Click here to read this news story

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15.09.2009

European sales data for July and August have just been released and Fiat Group has become the first of the big carmakers to haul itself into positive territory year-on-year for the year-to-date after gains from Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Lancia Click here to read this news story

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15.09.2009

Fiat achieved the lowest CO2 emissions of new cars sold in Europe last year according to the European Federation for Transport & Environment, at 138 g/km from 142 g/km the previous year, a year-on-year improvement of 2.9 percent Click here to read this news story

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06.09.2009

In France Fiat Group hasn't been able to replicate the strong August it has seen on other key European markets such as Italy, Germany and the UK, and it underperformed the market although Alfa Romeo did make it into positive territory Click here to read this news story

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05.09.2009

Fiat Group Automobiles has turned in a successful August in the UK with its Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Abarth brands combining to take a 5.14 percent slice of all car sales and mean that the carmaker records its biggest share since May 2001 Click here to read this news story

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04.09.2009

Fiat Group Automobiles continued to find its products in favour with German buyers once again during August with the Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Lancia brands all posting strong year-on-year gains as the new car market continued to surge Click here to read this news story

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04.09.2009

Fiat has been recognised as a leader in sustainability with its inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Sustainability STOXX Indexes receiving a score of 90/100 compared with an average of 72/100 for all companies in the sector Click here to read this news story

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02.09.2009

Fiat outperformed the Italian new car market during August to end the month up 10.68 percent year-on-year compared to the overall market's 8.54 percent rise with Fiat (+10.18 percent) and Lancia (+26.51 percent) underpinning the result Click here to read this news story

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01.09.2009

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Magneti Marelli and FAAM, a manufacturer of starter and industrial traction batteries, have signed an agreement for the development, production and marketing of innovative lithium batteries and related control and management systems Click here to read this news story

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30.08.2009

Chrysler is following Fiat’s recent path in trying to secure a new Chinese manufacturing partner to gain a firm foothold in the world’s biggest new car market as both companies currently have in common a virtually zero presence in China Click here to read this news story

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28.08.2009

Boosted by the recent successful arrival on the Indian market of the Linea and Grande Punto which joined the Palio Stile in the showrooms Fiat India Automobiles is expecting to break even next year when it will target selling 80,000 cars Click here to read this news story

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26.08.2009

Fiat India Automobiles has secured a major new credit line from a consortium of domestic and international banks to the tune of Rs 2500 crore (357 million euros) to help it expand the production of cars and powertrains at it Ranjangaon factory in Pune Click here to read this news story

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15.08.2009

Fiat’s delayed and scaled back plans for a production hub in Serbia are rapidly gathering pace again with the news that it has submitted plans to the Serbian Privatisation Agency for a new industrial zone housing 14 Italian companies Click here to read this news story

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14.08.2009

Fiat is the first Western European car manufacturer to introduce Tyvek Transcovers automotive surface protection system from DuPont, customised films that help protect the painted surfaces of new vehicles, at its Tychy site in Poland Click here to read this news story

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13.08.2009

Revitalised by its success since its relaunch and introduction of well-received new models Fiat India Automobiles also expects to export around 7,000 cars this year and is actively looking for further sales opportunities within the SAARC region Click here to read this news story

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12.08.2009

Driven by demand for new models and versions Fiat Automóveis added a further 68,678 sales during July to cement its leadership of the Brazilian new car and light commercial vehicle market and take more than a quarter of all new car sales Click here to read this news story

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07.08.2009

Fiat and Alfa Romeo were both big winners in the UK during July as the market finally turned positive after 15 months of falling sales, and although the total market gained 2.4 percent Fiat was up 24.16 percent and Alfa Romeo 45.79 percent Click here to read this news story

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06.08.2009

BERTONE

The sale of Carrozzeria Bertone to the Fiat Group has been authorised by the Italian government it was confirmed this afternoon with the carmaker's proposed investment superior to rivals offers from Italian, Spanish and Chinese bidders Click here to read this news story

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05.08.2009

Fiat Group Automobiles wasn't able to carry the sales success it saw in Italy and Germany last month forward into France and although Alfa Romeo was up 5.1 percent, Fiat (-17.1 percent) and Lancia (-28 percent) both lost quite a lot of ground Click here to read this news story

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05.08.2009

Fiat Group Automobiles has continued its strong sales surge in Germany through July with Fiat (+94.9 pct), Alfa Romeo (+60.0 pct) and Lancia (+45.3 pct) all significantly outperforming the overall market which surged by 29.5 percent year-on-year Click here to read this news story

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05.08.2009

Fiat's resurgence in India is rapidly gaining ground with the Italian manufacturer selling an impressive 2,690 cars in the country during July which equates to six and a half times the numbers it managed to shift during the same month last year Click here to read this news story

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04.08.2009

Fiat was able to outperform the Italian new car market's 6.16 pct rise in July, the dominant domestic carmaker selling 68,944 cars last month, led by strong performances by the Fiat and Lancia brands, which equated to a 10.98 pct improvement Click here to read this news story

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28.07.2009

BERTONE

Fiat is the favourite to take control of Bertone's contract manufacturing business with CEO Sergio Marchionne saying that the factory would be used to build niche production models although he had no interest in acquiring the Bertone name Click here to read this news story

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25.07.2009

VW

Volkswagen has recognised Magneti Marelli for the results achieved in terms of quality improvement, the award was assigned within the scope of the Forum Lieferanten Qualitaet (FLQ), the important new programme launched by the German group Click here to read this news story

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25.07.2009

One possible hurdle to the Fiat-Chrysler alliance has now been cleared with the official announcement yesterday from the European Commission that after examining the issue it has concluded that the alliance will not raise any anti-competitive issues Click here to read this news story

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