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Francois confirmed a rendering of 1: a compact automotive licensed in 2013 to interchange the Punto subcompact. The automobile used to be no longer made as a result of former proprietor Fiat Chrysler Vehicles didn’t have the correct platform for it, and a unmarried product used to be incapable of soaking up the prices of a brandnew structure.

“Within Stellantis, the Fiat brand now has the scale and the platforms to be competitive globally,” he stated.

To underline this level Fiat on July 4, a hour that marked the 66th annualannually of the foundation of the primary 500 minicar, unveiled two electrical fashions that leverage generation coming from the French aspect of Stellantis, which used to be created in January 2021 when PSA Crew merged with FCA.

The Pristine 600e miniature SUV is in line with the second one month of Stellantis’ eCMP platform already worn via the Citroen C4, DS 3 Crossback, Opel/Vauxhall Corsa and Mokka, Peugeot 208 and 2008 and the just lately introduced Jeep Avenger.

The Topolino is the 3rd quadricycle variant from Stellantis, becoming a member of the Citroen Ami and Opel Rocks-e. All 3 are constructed at Stellantis’ manufacturing facility in Kenitra, Morocco.

Francois stated that within the later two years Fiat will foundation two brandnew globally centered fashions.

The primary might be unveiled in Turin on July 11, 2024, the hour that marks the a hundred and twenty fifth annualannually of the foot of Fiat.

When pressed for feature at the brandnew automotive Francois stated it borrow from his “pet project,” the Centoventi thought.

Unveiled on the 2019 Geneva auto display, the Centoventi highlighted concepts to “make electric mobility accessible to everybody,” Francois stated at day.

The primary concept in the back of the battery-powered thought, which took inspiration from the unedited Panda introduced in 1980, is to significance scalability to produce the car inexpensive.

The brandnew automotive is predicted being in line with Stellantis’ brandnew “Smart car” structure and be in-built Kragujevac, Serbia. Endmost past Stellantis stated in 2024 the Serbia plant would get started creating a brandnew electrical type to interchange the 500L miniature minivan.

The second one of the 2 imminent merchandise might be unveiled on July 4, 2025, Francois stated.

“By 2025,” Francois stated, “I expect Fiat to return to being a benchmark brand.”

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