Fiat Professional

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Fiat Professional
Società per azioni
Industry Automotive
Predecessor Fiat Veicoli Commerciali
Founded 17 April 2007
Headquarters Turin, Italy[1]:307
Area served
APAC, EMEA[1]:44
Products Light commercial vehicles
Owner Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Parent FCA Italy
Website fiatprofessional.com

Fiat Professional is the brand name[2] and subsidiary for FCA Italy's (formerly Fiat Group Automobiles) light commercial vehicles and their passenger variants. It was launched on 17 April 2007 and replaced the Fiat Veicoli Commerciali division. Fiat Professional is only present in the EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions; the Fiat Automobiles brand is used in the Latin America region. Since 2013, certain Fiat Professional models are reengineered and marketed by Chrysler (FCA US) for the NAFTA region under the Ram Trucks brand.

Products[edit]

  • Fiat Panda Van
Main article: Fiat Panda

The Fiat Panda Van is a panel van version of Fiat's city car.

  • Fiat Punto Van
Main article: Fiat Punto

The Fiat Punto Van is a panel van version of Fiat's supermini.

  • Fiat Fiorino
Main article: Fiat Fiorino

Fiorino is the model name that Italian car maker Fiat gives to the van derivatives of its superminis. The Fiorino has the largest cargo capacity of its class.[citation needed] Its MPV version is sold as Fiat Qubo, under the Fiat brand. The design and investment for this model were shared with PSA Peugeot Citroën whose brands Peugeot and Citroën sell their own version of this model[3]

  • Fiat Doblò
Main article: Fiat Doblo

The Fiat Doblò is a panel van and leisure activity vehicle produced in two generations since 2001. It was first unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in 2000. Opel then launched a rebadged version, named the Combo. In North America, this model is called the Ram ProMaster City since its launch in the area.

  • Fiat Scudo
Main article: Fiat Scudo

The Fiat Scudo is an intermediate sized van produced at the joint venture Sevel Nord factory; now in its second generation, it was first introduced in 1994. It is known to be a rebadged Citroën Jumpy.

  • Fiat Ducato
Main article: Fiat Ducato

The Fiat Ducato is a large van produced at the joint venture Sevel factories in Italy and Brazil, and since 2008 also under licence in Elabuga (Russia) by Russian automobile company Sollers JSC (formerly Severstal Auto). Since 2013, the Ducato has been produced by FCA US as the Ram ProMaster.

  • Fiat Strada
Main article: Fiat Strada

The Fiat Strada is a supermini coupé utility, based on Fiat's "world car" project, the Palio. It is produced in Betim, Minas Gerais, Brazil and exported to the European Union. In 2015, Ram Trucks launched a rebadged version exclusively for the Mexican market, named the Ram 700.

  • Fiat Fullback
Main article: Fiat Fullback

The Fiat Fullback is a medium pickup, which is a rebadged version of Mitsubishi Triton's fifth generation. It is produced in Thailand through joint venture of FCA and Mitsubishi Motors since 2016 and exported to Europe and Middle East.

See also[edit]

  • Ram Trucks: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles light commercial vehicle brand in North America.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2014 Annual Report (PDF), Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, retrieved 13 March 2015 
  2. ^ ""Fiat Professional" is the new brand name for Fiat Light Commercial Vehicles". fiatcommercialvehicles.co.za. Archived from the original on August 28, 2007. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  3. ^ La production des petits utilitaires communs du groupe PSA et de Fiat a débuté officiellement ce mercredi 3 octobre. Article on worldscoop site (in French), dated 4 October 2007, last access on 29 October 2015

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