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Fiat says arrivederci to Italy
  • Motors
  • August 6, 2014, 01:00

The company that most represented postwar Italy to the world in the 1960s and 1970s has abandoned the country. Fiat, the maker of Fiat, Lancia, Alfa R(...)

Chevrolet Malibu: the 2014 model with forward collision alert  gets the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s highest designation, the Top Safety Pick+

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 Seat has leaked this early outline drawing of the 2016 Ibiza, which will be based on the same shrunken MQB platform as the new Audi A1 and the next-generation VW Polo

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Fiat 500s: The Agnelli family’s holding firm Exor, which owns a 30 per cent stake in Fiat Chrysler, denied any talks had taken place. Photograph: Reuters/Gary Cameron

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