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Fiat Official Reveals 2012 Fiat 500 Convertible Will Come To U.S. in 2011

Fiat Official Reveals 2012 Fiat 500 Convertible Will Come To U.S. in 2011

Earlier this week we checked out the 2012 Fiat 500 and the first drive report. What we found out was that the Fiat will be a fun, but not particularly performance oriented mini car—at least until the Abarth edition makes it to the U.S. sometime in the future. However, those on the west coast... read more

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2011 Scion iQ

Smaller Than Small: Is America Ready for Tiny Cars?

With subcompact “B-class” cars moving upscale and into the mainstream, a niche is opening for even smaller cars. While Americans have always had a few microcars... read more November 22, 2010 by 0


 
2011 Fiat 500 launch event at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, November 2010

2010 LA Auto Show: Photo Gallery, 2012 Fiat 500 Launch

The 2012 Fiat 500 minicar is the first all-new car to be sold as part of Fiat's takeover of Chrysler. It's also a very cool and stylish little vehicle that won numerous... read more November 19, 2010 by 9


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco

The Magic Numbers In New Compact Cars: 40 MPG From 1.4 Liters

To achieve ambitious 2016 Federal fuel-economy goals, carmakers are working hard to make their engines smaller and more efficient. That's not news. But it's increasingly... read more November 1, 2010 by 2


 
U.S.-spec 2011 Fiat 500 Sport

Chrysler To Tap Federal Money--This Time, for Green Cars

Chrysler may join Nissan, Ford, Fisker and Tesla in winning a share of federal loans to convert old factories to greener-car production. Automotive News reports that Chrysler... read more October 27, 2010 by 3


 
2010 Fiat Mio Concept

Fiat Mio Previews Future Efficient Mobility Concept

At this week’s 2010 Sao Paulo Auto Show in Brazil Fiat rolled out a new concept car previewing a possible solution for efficient urban mobility. Such concepts are... read more October 27, 2010 by 0


 
U.S.-spec 2011 Fiat 500 Sport

The Italian Invasion: Fiat 500 Getting Closer To American Showrooms

It has been a little while since we have checked in on Fiat and Chrysler—specifically about the coming of the Fiat brand to American showrooms. Even more specifically... read more October 14, 2010 by 0


 
2011 Fiat 500 spied testing in Nevada, photo by KJ Elias

2011 Fiat 500 Testing in Nevada: Exclusive Spy Photo

The 2011 Fiat 500 will go on sale in less than six months, but the company is still hard at work roadtesting pre-production versions for North America. The latest proof is... read more September 7, 2010 by 1


 
Bosch engine stop-start system designed for automatics

Bosch Develops Engine Stop-Start System For Automatics

Autonomous engine stop-start systems, designed to save fuel by turning off a car’s engine when at a standstill, are increasing in popularity, especially in Europe, where... read more July 30, 2010 by 0


 
2008 Fiat 500

Fiat 500 To Offer Hybrid Version Of Tiny Two-Cylinder Engine

This must be Fiat 500 News Week. How else to explain the drumbeat of announcements, from its innovative TwinAir engine to a special U.S. model offered only to current Fiat... read more July 14, 2010 by 1


 
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Reward For Old Fiat Owners, Finally: New 2011 Fiat 500 Special Edition

It hasn't been easy being a Fiat fan in the U.S. these last, oh, 20 or 30 years. Sneers of "Fix It Again, Tony!" due to rusty and unreliable cars were followed by Fiat... read more July 13, 2010 by 2


 
Fiat 500 TwinAir two-cylinder engine

Fiat 500 Gets Two-Cylinder Engine In Europe, U.S. Arrival Unlikely

Europeans fans of the Fiat 500 will soon be able to opt for what the automaker is claiming to be the world's most fuel-efficient gasoline engine, a tiny two-cylinder engine... read more July 12, 2010 by 0


 
2012 Fiat 500 Electric/Elettra

Snapped on the Street: Fiat 500 Electric Car Visits Palo Alto

The great thing about having your company headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is that you never quite know what you'll see on the street. There are lots of expensive cars... read more May 14, 2010 by 5


 
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2011 Fiat 500 Four-Door Model Being Developed for U.S. Sales

Regular readers know we're eagerly awaiting the U.S. arrival of the 2011 Fiat 500 mini-car, the very first fruits of Chrysler's takeover by Italian maker Fiat. Now it looks... read more April 19, 2010 by 1


 
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Chrysler: Back in the Plug-In Car Scene

Chrysler announced yesterday that the company will build an electric version of the Fiat 500 for the U.S. market. This is a new direction for Chrysler, which scrapped its... read more March 23, 2010 by 3


 
2010 Fiat 500 BEV

Chrysler To Build All-Electric Version of Fiat 500 for U.S. Market

Much mystery surrounded the electric versions of the Fiat 500 that have appeared at auto shows over the last year. Now, Chrysler has cleared up a bit of the confusion: It... read more March 22, 2010 by 3


 

 
 

 
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