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Who Makes FIAT?

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Wondering who manufactures FIAT cars? Let’s go back a little further to what FIAT stands for: “Fabbrica Italian Automobili Torino,” which roughly translates to “Italian Automobiles Factory, Turin.” Turin, Italy, where the original FIAT factory was located, still plays an important role as the site of the FIAT museum showcasing its storied history of 120 years. 

Nowadays, FIAT heads the FIAT Chrysler Automobiles original equipment manufacturer group, a group that manages the production of Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, and RAM vehicles, along with Alfa Romeo. Learn more below with the specialists from Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT Morton and find out who makes the FIAT 500!

The Early History of FIAT

When Giovanni Agnelli founded FIAT in 1899, the Italian motorcar industry had barely germinated. Their first model, the FIAT 4 HP, or the 3 ½ CV, helped to set the stage for the country’s unique automotive history and style. By 1910, FIAT was the largest manufacturer in Italy.

Fast forward from that first small factory in Turin to 22 years later, when FIAT opened another, larger Lingotto factory that became the FIAT hub for years to come. In subsequent years, FIAT would come to dominate the Italian automotive manufacturing sector. Additional plants would open in Cassino, Lecce, Termoli, Vasto, Termini Imerese, Brindisi, and Sulmona. 

The FIAT Foray into International Expansion

As the years passed, FIAT expanded its unique innovation into international operations. See below to find out who makes FIAT all over the world: 

  • Argentina
  • Serbia
  • China
  • USA 
  • Russia 
  • Brazil
  • India
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Although there are a number of locations on opposite sides of the globe, it’s most likely that your Pekin FIAT 500 or Washington FIAT 500x was made here in the U.S, much like your genuine FIAT accessories from our parts department

Learn First-Hand About the FIAT Lineup at Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT Morton

To find out who makes FIAT truly unique, visit Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT Morton, just a short drive from East Peoria. Get to know the entire renowned FIAT lineup when you schedule a test drive, then jumpstart your FIAT story by applying for financing today! Contact us to make your mark with these unrivaled vehicles.

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