Fiat Professional

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Fiat Professional
Subsidiary (S.p.A.)
IndustryAutomotive
PredecessorFiat Veicoli Commerciali
Founded17 April 2007; 13 years ago (2007-04-17)
Headquarters,
Area served
APAC, EMEA[1]:44
ProductsLight commercial vehicles
OwnerFiat Chrysler Automobiles
ParentFCA Italy
Websitefiatprofessional.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. The Fiat Ducato and the Fiat Doblò are rebadged as the Ram ProMaster and Ram ProMaster City respectively for sale in Canada and the US.

Current Products[edit]

  • Fiat Panda Van

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

  • Fiat Fiorino

The Fiat Fiorno is a panel van. 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

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 Talento

The Fiat Talento is an intermediate sized van produced at the Sandouville Renault Factory; though it is known to be a rebadged Renault Trafic, it was first introduced in July 2016. It replaces the Scudo, which was based on the Citroën Jumpy.

  • 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 Yelabuga (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

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

The Fiat Fullback is a medium-sized pickup, a rebadged version of the fifth generation Mitsubishi Triton. It is produced in Thailand since 2016 through a joint venture of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Mitsubishi Motors and is exported to Europe and Middle East.

Discontinued Products[edit]

  • Fiat Punto Van

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

  • Fiat Scudo

The Fiat Scudo was 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 a rebadged Citroën Jumpy.

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See also[edit]

Ram Trucks: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' light to medium duty commercial vehicle brand marketed primarily 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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