Fiat india auto expo 2014 press release
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    • FIAT introduces four models for the Indian market in 2014   Creates an all new vehicle specifically for the Indian market  Introduced the “ABARTH” brand to the Indian market. Showcased the New Linea : all set to hit the Indian roads in March 2014 New Delhi, February 5, 2014:– Fiat Group Automobiles India Private Limited (FGAIPL), the fully owned subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, unveiled Fiat Avventura, (which is making its global debut in India), Abarth 500 and the New Fiat Linea at the Auto Expo today. Talking about the showcased vehicles at the Auto Expo 2014, Mr. Nagesh Basavanhalli, President and Managing Director, FIAT Chrysler Automobiles India Operations, said, “The introduction of new products for the Indian market is in line with our long term strategy, which puts us in a strong position to penetrate the market. Today we showcase some of our key products from our future Fiat and Abarth portfolio for India. We are proud to present Avventura CUV (Contemporary Urban Vehicle) first to the Indian market. The second key product from the fiat brand is the New Linea, which further strengthens the existing midsize sedan segment. We are also proud to announce the launch of the Abarth brand in India – our racing-performance lineage brand and showcase the Abarth 500 – the flagship product of the Abarth brand worldwide. India is one of the most strategic markets for the FIAT Chrysler group and we are committed to provide the best in class technology in automobiles and service. Opening 100 exclusive dealership across the country, in a span of one year is a testament to this commitment.” The new FIAT AVVENTURA concept vehicle takes shape of a contemporary urban car, really devoted for people with an active lifestyle, who live in urban areas. The aggressive styling with tough rugged exteriors and premium interiors makes it an ideal combination of styling and functionality that is perfect for the Indian driving conditions. The increased ride height optimised driving position and the aggressive appearance also enhances the style and makes it a stand out production the panorama of the competing cars. The protective skid plates, strips and moldings, the fitted functionalised roof bars, and the spare wheel mounted externally on a special swiveling carrier with a body colored cover, makes the side image of the FIAT AVVENTURA a truly unique one. FIAT has also introduced the New Linea for the Indian market. The New Linea will come with an entirely new exterior and interior styling making it even more
    • stylish that before, with improved interior comfort, cruise control, new audio system with USB + Aux-in & Blue Tooth compatibility, reverse parking sensors, rain sensing wipers and much more. FIAT group confirmed the launch of the Abarth brand in the Indian market, with the launch of Abarth 500 – the brand that stands for the ultimate in highperformance Italian cars –The car is loaded with an array of features like gas discharge headlights, sunroof, cross drilled brake disc, sports seats, lowered suspension with up-rated springs, 17” alloy wheels, 7 airbags, turbo boost gauge, twin exhaust outlets, ABS, EBD (Electronic Brake Distribution) and HBA (Hydraulic Brake Assistance), parking sensors, fog lights, Hifi music system and many more luxury appointments to intensify passion. About Fiat Group Automobiles India Private Limited (FGAIPL) FGAIPL is a fully owned subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The company was incorporated in Mumbai, India, in March 2012 and will distribute FIAT and Jeep vehicles in the country through an independent dealer network. The company is currently selling the FIAT Linea and Punto models, which are manufactured by the Tata-Fiat joint venture. The company in India will have around 100 employees and plans to target 150 dealers by the end of 2014. About FIAT Group Fiat is an international auto group that designs, produces and sells vehicles for the mass market under the Fiat, Lancia, Alfa Romeo, Fiat Professional and Abarth brands, as well as luxury and performance cars under the Ferrari and Maserati brands. The Group has increased its global reach through the integration with Chrysler Group and recently expanded its product portfolio with Jeep and Chrysler brand models that are produced in North America and now also distributed in Europe through the new Lancia-Chrysler and Jeep sales networks. Fiat also operates in the components sector, through Magneti Marelli and Teksid, and in the production systems sector, through Comau. Fiat Group Automobiles designs, produces and sells automobiles under the Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Lancia and Abarth brands, and light commercial vehicles under the Fiat Professional brand. In Europe, it also distributes Jeep brand vehicles. From January 2012, the activities of Fiat Powertrain – which researches, develops and produces engines (power output from 65 to 235 hp) and transmissions for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles (torque up to 400 Nm) – were transferred to Fiat Group Automobiles.
    • About Chrysler Group LLC Chrysler Group LLC, formed in 2009 to establish a global strategic alliance with Fiat S.p.A., produces Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, SRT, FIAT and Mopar vehicles and products. With the resources, technology and worldwide distribution network required to compete on a global scale, the alliance builds on Chrysler Group’s culture of innovation, first established by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925, and Fiat’s complementary technology that dates back to its founding in 1899. Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Mich., Chrysler Group’s product lineup features some of the world's most recognizable vehicles, including the Chrysler 300 and Town & Country, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Dart, Ram 1500, SRT Viper and Fiat 500. Fiat contributes world-class technology, platforms and powertrains for small- and medium-size cars, allowing Chrysler Group to offer an expanded product line including environmentally friendly vehicles.