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Test Drives2017 Fiat 124 Spider: the Brand’s Supermodel
Fiat’s sales numbers in Canada and in the U.S. speak for themselves. Consumers went all crazy with the cheeky 500 hatchback when it launched here in 2011, but since then, traffic in Fiat dealerships—er, Fiat Studios—hasn’t been fantastic. In fact, sales in Canada have nosedived by 57% in 2016 compared …
Test Drives2016 Fiat 500X: Priced Out of Contention
With a rather small product lineup in North America, Fiat needed a winner. A bread-and-butter model that would bring in some much-need traffic on its showroom floors. The 500X crossover was to be that model. After all, chic compact SUVs are extremely popular right now, so it was written in …
Special Events2017 Canadian Car of the Year Awards: the Sports/Performance Car Category
This week, the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada’s 2017 CCOTY testing is in full swing at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Clarington, Ontario. Among the eight vehicle categories this year is the Best New Sports/Performance Car Category that rounds up—as its name suggests—performance-oriented models sold by mainstream brands. This …
First Drives2017 Fiat 124 Spider: A Masterstroke
In the long, complex history of Fiat, the 124 Spider roadster has played a significant role. A global success and one of the brand’s all-time bestsellers in North America, this vehicle put the Italian manufacturer on the map as a maker of legitimate sports cars. And that is why word …

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NewsStellantis: Each Brand is Given 10 Years to Succeed or Else
Ever since FCA and PSA officially merged to form Stellantis , the world’s fourth largest automaker, the future of its 14 brands has been a hot topic. In the past few weeks, CEO Carlos Tavares offered a reassuring stance for the short and medium terms, but things could change significantly …
News2021 is Off to a Bad Start for Fiat
Things are clearly not improving for Fiat in Canada. After a disastrous 2020 that brought in just 228 vehicle sales nationwide, Fiat says it has only sold 32 cars in Canada during the first quarter of 2021. This is a 50% drop compared to the same period in 2020, when …
NewsFiat 500L, 124 Spider Are Not Coming Back in 2021
FCA has confirmed what many people were expecting: the Fiat 500L and 124 Spider won’t be coming back. There will be no 2021 models for these two. That means Fiat will continue on as a single-car brand in North America, with just the 500X crossover maintaining its place in the …
NewsFCA to Invest $1.3B to Built Electrified Vehicles in Ontario
FCA plans to invest $1.35-$1.5 billion to launch a new platform at the Windsor Assembly Plant in Ontario in order to build plug-in hybrid and/or fully electric vehicles starting in 2023-2024, according to Unifor. The announcement came on Thursday following a tentative deal on a new three-year contract between the …
NewsCOVID-19: FCA to Re-open North American Plants Soon
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) detailed its restart plans to suppliers on Wednesday, Automotive News reports. Production will resume on Monday, April 20 at the Saltillo assembly plant in Mexico, which is notable for building Ram trucks. As for the Brampton plant in Ontario, home of the Dodge Challenger and Charger …
BuzzA Bunch of Still-new Cars Come out of 30-year Confinement
As reported yesterday, car sales are freefalling due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dealer lots and showrooms are eerily quiet, and things might not get back to normal until a few more months. But that’s nothing compared to what happened to a bunch of Italian and French cars down in Argentina.
NewsCOVID-19: Three FCA Employees Die and Thousands More are Laid Off
Two Fiat Chrysler Automobiles employees diagnosed with the COVID-19 have died this week, marking a sad first for an automaker in North America. Automotive News initially reported the news after receiving information from the United Auto Workers on Tuesday. The identity of the two employees has not been disclosed. Yesterday, …

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2017 Fiat 124 Spider Revealed in L.A.
2017 Fiat 124 Spider Revealed in L.A. Yet another classic nameplate has been revived, and this time, it’s on a new roadster that will turn up in Fiat studios in the summer of 2016. More on http://www.guideautoweb.com/en/articles/36189/ …
Video Reviews
2015 Fiat 500L
With the 500L, Fiat tried to take the styling cues that made its 500 such a success, and adapt them to a car that can fit 5 peoples and their luggage. The result might not be everybody's cup of tea, but it has the merit of being different. More on …