Fiat India Automobiles

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Fiat India Automobiles Limited
Type Subsidiary
Industry Automotive
Founded 2 January 1997
Headquarters Pune, Maharashtra
Key people Sergio Marchionne, CEO
Products
Parent
Website www.fiat-india.com

Fiat India Automobiles Limited is an Indian subsidiary of Fiat Group Automobiles S.p.A. of Italy. It is the ninth largest Indian car manufacturer by sales in India.

History[edit]

Fiat India Automobiles Limited (FIAL) was originally incorporated on 2 January 1997. The company presently employs about 2600 employees and is located at Ranjangaon in the Pune District of Maharashtra. The definitive agreement of the Joint Venture between Fiat S.p.A (Italy) and Tata was signed on 19 October 2007. The board of directors for this company comprises five nominees each from Fiat and Tata.[1] Earlier, Fiat used to sell the 1100, 124 and Uno in India, manufactured under licence by Premier Automobiles Limited.

Manufacturing facilities[edit]

FIAT has a manufacturing plant at Ranjangaon, Maharashtra, which has an installed capacity to produce 100,000 cars and 200,000 engines, besides aggregates and components. The company plans to double the production capacity for both car units and engines in the next few years.

Models[2][edit]

Fiat Linea T Jet in India



Current[edit]

  1. Linea 2012 (Launched 2012)
  2. Fiat Linea T-Jet (Relaunched June 2013)
  3. Fiat Grande Punto Sport (Launched 2012)
  4. Fiat Grande Punto 2012 (Launched 2012)

Discontinued[edit]

Old version of the Linea
  1. Old versions of the Linea
  2. Fiat-Premier 1100 Delights (1964–1972)
  3. Fiat-Premier 1100 Dukkar (1965–1972)
  4. Fiat-Premier President (1972–1974)
  5. Fiat-Premier Padmini (1974–2000)
  6. Fiat Uno (1997–2001)
  7. Fiat Siena (2000–2003)
  8. Fiat Palio (2001–2010)
  9. Fiat Palio Adventure (2002–2007)
  10. Fiat Palio Weekend (2002–2005)
  11. Fiat Petra (2004–2008)
  12. Fiat Nuova 500 (2008-2010)


Sales performance[edit]

FIAT sold 23,551 vehicles in 2009[3] and registered an increase of 241% compared to the previous year sales which stood at 6,897 vehicles. It plans to sell 130,000 cars annually in India by 2014.[4][5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fiat India". Fiat India. Retrieved 2010-08-02. 
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ NULL. "Fiat India automobiles sales growth of 78% in Feb 2010". Moneycontrol.com. Retrieved 2010-08-02. 
  4. ^ bsmotoring.com (2010-03-16). "Fiat eyes to double sales this year". Bsmotoring.com. Retrieved 2010-08-02. 
  5. ^ "Fiat targets sales of 130,000 cars". The Hindu Business Line. 2010-04-23. Retrieved 2010-08-02. 

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