Fiat manufacturer

fiat-manufacturer

Founded 1899
Fiat founder Giovanni Agnelli
Fiat headquarters Turin, Italy
Fiat parent FCA Italy
Owner Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Fiat official website www.fiat.com

Who makes Fiat

Cars under the Fiat brand are manufactured by the Italian-controlled multinational corporation Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The corporation formed in 2014 is headquartered in London and is incorporated in the Netherlands. In addition to the Fiat brand, FCA owns over 10 car makes, including Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep.

The two most important FCA’s subsidiaries include FCA Italy (it was known as Fiat Group Automobiles before 2014) and FCA US. FCA Italy, which is based in Turin, has a long history dating back to 1899.

The oldest of FCA manufacturing plants now working is the Giambattista Vico situated in Pomigliano d’Arco, Naples, Italy. It has been working since 1968. One more rather old plant is located in Betim, Brazil (1973). The Tychy factory opened in 1992, while the FIAL (joint venture) in Ranjangaon (Pune) started to make Fiat cars in 1997. Some of the newer production sites include FAS in Kragujevac, Serbia (2008), GAC Fiat in Changsha (2010), and the one in Goiana, Brazil (2015).

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Where is Fiat made

FCA uses production sites all over the world. There are several manufacturing facilities in Italy, from Pomigliano d’Arco, where Fiat Panda is made, to Melfi, where Fiat Punto and Fiat 500X are manufactured, and Val di Sangro (New Fiat Ducato and PSA versions). The list of European production sites also includes plants in Tychy, Poland (Fiat 500 and the 500C), Kragujevac, Serbia (Fiat 500L, the 500L Living), and Sandouville, France (the Talento).

Fiat manufacturing facilities in Asia include plants in Japan (the 124 Spider, the Abarth 124 Spider), Turkey (the Doblò, the Linea, the Fiorino/Qubo, the Egea), and India (the Linea, the Grande Punto), China (the Viaggio, the Ottimo). Over 10 models are made in the Brazilian city Betim, including Fiat Bravo, the Palio, the Weekend, the Novo Palio, the Siena, and the Grand Siena. There are two more Fiat plants in Brazil, in Sete Lagoas (the Ducato and PSA versions), and Goiana (the Toro).

Moreover, there are Fiat manufacturing plants in Thailand (Fiat Fullback), Mexico (the 500, 500C), and Argentina (the Siena and the Palio).

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