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  FIAT GROUP - Lavorare in FIAT
Fiat si propone, infatti, di lasciare ampi spazi all’iniziativa e all’intraprendenza individuale al fine di far emergere il talento e la creatività di ognuno.
Far parte dell’organizzazione del Gruppo Fiat significa lavorare in una realtà dinamica e propensa all’innovazione, con una mentalità aperta e multiculturale, in un ambiente professionale che offre grandi opportunità di miglioramento a tutte le risorse umane per arrivare a risultati di eccellenza.
Oggi gli uomini e le donne Fiat guardano al futuro con grande ottimismo: stanno affrontando con entusiasmo e passione le nuove sfide che l’economia globale impone per garantire una crescita solida ed equilibrata a tutto il Gruppo, in ogni parte del mondo.
www.fiat-careers.com   (222 words)

  Fuel Cell Works Supplemental News Page
Fiat has launched a Hydrogen version of its new city car, the Panda, which runs on Hydrogen and produces water vapour as its only exhaust gas which, unlike the emissions of a normal car or, indeed, the methane produced as the exhaust gas of bamboo eating Panda, is harmless to the environment.
Fiat intends to use this revolutionary model, which accounts for just part of its extensive research programme, to explore a new technological solution, assess car behaviour under actual conditions and determine the total environmental benefits.
Fiat Auto has complemented these sophisticated products, a field where it is a world leader, with campaigns of great social and environmental impact, such as the Methane Project, that aim to reduce emissions and fuel consumption.
www.fuelcellsworks.com /Supppage1276.html   (828 words)

  Fiat currency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The widespread acceptance of a fiat currency is enhanced by a central authority mandating its acceptance under penalty of law and demanding it in payment of taxes or tribute.
What exactly is a “fiat” currency is a matter of some debate, with a spectrum of opinion that runs from those who declare as fiat any currency that is not in a gold standard, silver standard or fully backed by some other commodity, to a wide range of economic theories.
Fiat money is also associated with attempts to control trade: If individuals possess notes which are not redeemable outside of the control of a government, the idea is that they will have to purchase preferentially within the boundaries of the nation, rather than importing (see Protectionism).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fiat_currency   (3706 words)

 Fiat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
FIAT Group, or Fiat S.p.A. is a European automobile manufacturer, financial and industrial group based in Turin, Northern Italy; founded in 1899 by a group of investors including Giovanni Agnelli.
Fiat made fighter aircraft, which was one of the most common Italian aircraft used along with the Savoia-Marchetti, and also made light tanks and armored vehicles.
Paolo Fresco was brought in as chairman of Fiat in 1998.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fiat   (2973 words)

 FIAT: Tutte le informazioni su FIAT su Encyclopedia.it   (Site not responding. Last check: )
La FIAT (acronimo della Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino) nasce nel 1899 come casa produttrice italiana di automobili, ad opera di Giovanni Agnelli e di diversi altri soci, per poi svilupparsi in numerosi settori dando vita al più importante gruppo finanziario e industriale privato italiano.
Gianni Agnelli, l'erede, divenne presidente della FIAT nel 1966 e lo rimase fino al compimento del 75° compleanno, quando le norme statutarie lo obbligano a cedere la presidenza.
FIAT possiede anche fabbriche di veicoli industriali, tra cui OM e Iveco, dove vengono prodotti autocarri e mezzi commerciali per uso speciale o per trasporti specifici.
www.encyclopedia.it /f/fi/fiat.html   (1398 words)

 CNN.com - Fiat misses breakeven target - Jan. 21, 2003
Fiat Chairman Paolo Fresco confirmed the ailing industrial group was considering splitting up its businesses on Monday and said its main carmaker unit had missed a target to break even for the fourth quarter of 2002.
Fiat reiterated it had cut its net debt to under three billion euros, a target set by its powerful creditors whose three billion euro loan is worth almost double the Agnelli's 34 percent stake in the company at current market prices.
Fiat Auto's operating losses have been shrinking on a quarter to quarter basis but a 200 million euro loss in the fourth quarter would take its full-year loss to 1.4 billion euros, up from the previous forecast of 1.2 billion euros and some 2.5 times the 549 million-euro loss notched up in 2001.
cnn.com /2003/BUSINESS/01/21/fiat/index.html   (735 words)

 Fiat   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Fiat spider as we know it was introduced in November of 1966 at the Turin Auto Show, and was first sold in the USA as a regular model in 1968.
It is important to remember that Fiat is a mass-producer of cars, and the sporting models have almost always been derived from the chassis of pedestrian family sedans.
Fiats in general, and the 124 in particular, are often misunderstood and unfairly criticised enthusiast cars.
www.mongrelmotorsports.homestead.com /Fiat.html   (772 words)

 Fiat History: A Hundred Years of Making History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fiat had already proved to be heading toward the most promising markets and in 1908 Fiat Automobile Co. was founded in the United States.
In 1945 Senator Giovanni Agnelli died and the presidency of the Fiat was assumed by Vittorio Valletta.
Fiat Idea, available since January 2004, was not only the first MPV created by Fiat but it also was the first car with the task of communicating the brand's new “mission”.
www.fiat.co.nz /future/future.htm   (1773 words)

 Fiat - the essentials   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fiat was not spared the turmoil and, in September 1920, its factories were taken over by the employees.
Fiat's victories in automobile races, including the crossing of the Sahara and the raids in Latin America, significantly increased interest for this new mode of transportation.
Fiat's engineering and construction activities, which were headed by Impresit, expanded rapidly in the international markets, completing such landmark projects as Kariba hydroelectric power plant on the Zambesi, the Dex Dam, in Iran, and the Roiseires Dam on the Blue Nile, in Sudan.
www.italiancar.com.au /pilot/fiat.htm   (5810 words)

 CNN.com - Fiat posts record loss - Feb. 28, 2003
Fiat posted a 4.26 billion-euro net loss for 2002 on Friday as one-off items drew a line under the industrial group's worst-ever year and cleared the decks for new management to focus on a turnaround plan.
Fiat said it made an operating loss of 762 million euros in 2002 compared with a profit of 318 million euros in 2001 but the group broke even on an operating level in the fourth quarter, as previously forecast by analysts.
Fiat's sputtering car unit, the core of the group's problems and the centre of a costly restructuring, posted an operating loss of 180 million euros for the fourth quarter, pushing its full-year loss to 1.34 billion euros, its worst ever result.
www.cnn.com /2003/BUSINESS/02/28/fiat   (579 words)

 Fiat   (Site not responding. Last check: )
FIAT, which stands for Societa aninima Fabbrica Italiana di Automobili - Torino was formed the 11th of July 1899.
In March 1966 the Fiat 124 was revealed, replacing the 1300/1500 family and was awarded car of the Year in 1967.
Fiat introduced front-wheel drive in March 1969 in the 128.
www.hip-cars.com /fiat.html   (515 words)

 Posts from the Fiat Category at Autoblog
With Fiat preparing to bring some of its products to the American market, local government leaders have been hard at work courting CEO Sergio Marchionne to produce vehicles in their state or province.
Fiat has confirmed it will be producing a convertible version of the 500 and although a launch date has yet to be announced, Fiat brand styling director Roberto Giolito revealed that the model is on its way...
Fiat is in attendance this week at the famous Mille Miglia in Brescia, Italy and it brought with it a whopper of a small car to impress the crowd.
www.autoblog.com /category/fiat   (2418 words)

Established in Turin in 1899, Fiat was one of the founders of the automobile industry.
The Fiat Group's automobile operations are carried out primarily by Fiat Auto Holdings B.V. and its subsidiaries, which sell cars internationally under the Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Lancia and Commercial Vehicles.
Fiat Punto won the prestigious Car of the Year Award in 1995, with Bravo/Brava going on to win the Award in 1996.
fiat.newjobs.co.uk /about_main.htm   (485 words)

 Military fiat: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Military fiat is a process whereby a decision is made and enforced by military military quick summary:
Fiat money or fiat currency, usually paper money, is a type of currency whose only value is that a government made a fiat (i.e....
This is the essence of military fiat: power without any direct means of assigning or enforcing responsibility for the outcome on any party.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/mi/military_fiat.htm   (2696 words)

 CNN.com - Fiat strikers blockade port - Nov. 11, 2002
Fiat has acknowledged the possibility of selling the company to GM if the operation continues to be off course by 2004, causing many fans to fear Ferrari, owned by Fiat for the past 35 years, could fall into American hands.
Fiat used to account for about 60 percent of the Italian car market when it was relatively difficult to import models from abroad.
Fiat shares were up 1.9 percent to 8.55 euros in midday Milan trading on Monday.
archives.cnn.com /2002/BUSINESS/11/11/fiat.strike   (475 words)

 BBC NEWS | Business | Fiat debt rated as 'junk'
Moody's added that the outlook for Fiat is 'negative,' in a sign that there could be further downgrades ahead.
Fiat said the cut in its debt rating was unjustified, arguing that its financial situation had "significantly improved" in the last two months.
Fiat car sales for 2002 are expected to be 10% down on last year.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/business/2602649.stm   (274 words)

 USATODAY.com - Fiat names Sergio Marchionne as new CEO   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The swift decision by Fiat was also aimed at restoring confidence in the company's restructuring efforts after the death last week of chairman Umberto Agnelli and Morchio's resignation.
Fiat Group — Italy's largest private employer — has narrowed its losses significantly in the first quarter of this year, but executives have said that much more needs to be done to improve the group's financial health.
In 2002, the Fiat Group's posted $3.5 billion in losses; after a year with Umberto at the helm, they had improved to $1.5 billion.
www.usatoday.com /money/autos/2004-06-01-Fiat_x.htm   (607 words)

 Fiat - Top Speed
Fiat put on sale the first 500 limited versions of its new 500, and only after 2 hours the model was sold-out.
Sergio Marchionne, Fiat CEO said “Sooner or later it is a possibility that the 500 will arrive on the American market, but it will not happen now, probably after 2010.”Marchionne also said that the expected production for the next two years is already sold out.
The style of the Fiat Bravo was adapted to the convertible auto body: the front end will be marked by the inclination of the windscreen, a particulary element for a convertible; while the back end profits from a remarkable equilibrum between the proportions and volumes.
www.topspeed.com /cars/fiat/index39.html   (1614 words)

 Fiat 500 history - Gizmo Highway Auto Guide
The Fiat 500 was the name given to two very different and popular cars dating back to 1936.
In 1955 the mid size rear wheel drive Fiat 600 was launched by Fiat that would become the design basis for the new Fiat 500, the 500 Nuova (or new).
In March 2004 Fiat released a concept car that mimics the Fiat 500 styling in the same way the new VW Beetle is styled after the old.
www.gizmohighway.com /autos/fiat_500_history.htm   (725 words)

Fiat also built successful aircraft during the 1920s and 30s including the CR.32 bi-plane fighter.
After the war, Fiat entered the jet age by building U.S. and British aircraft and engines under license as well as light aircraft of their own design.
Fiat's engine division continued as a separate company and was renamed Fiat Aviazione in 1976 and simply Avio in 2003.
www.shanaberger.com /engines/fiat.htm   (167 words)

Fiat had already proved to be heading toward the most promising markets and in 1908 Fiat Automobile Co. was founded in the United States.
Fiat made fighter aircraft, which was one of the most common Italian aircraft used along with the Savoia-Marchetti, and also made light tanks and armored vehicles.
Fiat Idea, available since January 2004, was not only the first MPV created by Fiat but it also was the first car with the task of communicating the brand's new “mission”.
www.speedace.info /automotive_directory/fiat.htm   (4447 words)

 USATODAY.com - Fiat to buy Maserati brand from Ferrari   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Turin-based Fiat said in a statement it was buying Maserati in a bid to find technological and commercial synergies to help develop its premium brand, Alfa Romeo.
On Sunday, Fiat and GM dissolved a partnership including an option that could have forced GM to buy the 90% of Fiat Auto that it did not already own.
Fiat Auto had an operating loss of just under $1.3 billion dollars (1 billion euros) in 2003, and is expected to post a loss of around $1.04 billion (800 million euros) for 2004.
www.usatoday.com /money/autos/2005-02-16-fiat_x.htm?csp=34   (412 words)

Fiat Group Automobiles South Africa (Pty) Ltd will, from the 1st June 2008, start reporting sales in terms of actual units licensed.
The countdown to the local introduction of the Fiat 500 is now well and truly underway.
The new Fiat Bravo is a perfect balance of Beauty and Substance, another milestone in the process to update the brand's product range.
www.fiat.co.za /home.jsp   (69 words)

 Posts from the Fiat Category at AutoblogGreen
It seems as if that might be the cheapest vehicle which Fiat would be interested in placing its name on, as reports are coming in which indicate that the company is considering a new brand for the further development of low-cost cars.
Naturally, Fiat Group CEO Sergio Marchionne isn't at all happy about these changes, saying, "This type of nonsense is clearly the result of political pressures that have been hard at work to protect particular participants in the European automotive market.
Fiat also offers a T-Jet version of the Grande Punto that gets 35 mpg on the combined EU cycle and emits 155 grams of CO per km.
www.autobloggreen.com /category/fiat   (2903 words)

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