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The Mouse That’s Roaring April 25, 2008

Posted by davidzweig in automotive, Energy.
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Fiat’s new 500 model won Europe’s 2008 Car of the Year award, and it was probably richly deserved. The car is based on the classic post-war 500 Topolino (little mouse), a stylish two-seater that rivaled the VW Beetle in people’s hearts, minds, and garages.

FiatGroupSpA happens to be headquartered in the basket-case country of western Europe, and this makes its financial turnaround all the more remarkable. These days, the just-reported 14% jump in profit and 13 consecutive quarters in the black are amazing statistics for any car company.

Bravi!

FiatInterior

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