GAC Fiat

The GAC Fiat Automobiles Co., Ltd.. (Chinese spelling :广 汽 菲亚特 汽车 有限公司) is a July 6, 2009 by Hu Jintao from the Guangzhou Automobile Group and Silvio Berlusconi by Fiat about a framework agreement decreed joint venture for the manufacture and distribution of automobiles and engines. The work is to Nanjing Fiat Automobile Co., Ltd.. the second producer of Fiat automobiles in China. The official company was founded on March 9, 2010. Both investors participate in the Changsha -based company to 50 percent. Already for the first phase of a total investment of 5 billion yuan has been estimated. The campus covers an area of ​​700,000 m². The foundation stone for the new plant took place on 26 November 2009.

The production of the work target during the first phase at 140,000 vehicles and 220,000 engines per year. In the second phase, the annual production is to be eventually increased to 250,000 to 300,000 vehicles.

The work began with the GAC Fiat sales of imported complete vehicles in July 2009. Way kept the Fiat Bravo, Fiat Linea as well as the Fiat Grande Punto, entry into the Chinese market. In September 2011, eventually followed by the Fiat 500 and the final assembled for China in the Philippines Fiat Freemont Feiyue. The company 458 Challenge Furthermore, since also responsible for the imports of the Alfa Romeo Giulietta, Alfa Romeo MiTo and the Ferrari. The Alfa Romeo brand, which equates to at the same time its Chinese debut, which is why at the Guangzhou Motor Show, the concept car of Alfa Romeo 4C exhibited to draw attention to the new Italian brand.

According to previous Bekanntgebungen the work to initiate the work called in July 2012 with the production of the Linea and a sister model called Fiat C- medium. This should have been specially adapted to the needs of the Chinese market and will be the Chinese domestic market reserved. With a wheelbase 2500-2620 mm, the model will be offered in many more trim levels as its international sister model. Similarly, based on the same platform models Grande Punto and Bravo are intended for production in Changsha.

Model Overview

Fiat Grande Punto 菲亚特 朋 多 from 07 /2012

Fiat Linea 菲亚特 领 雅 from 07 /2012

Not pictured models:

  • Fiat C- Medium (菲亚特C medium, from 07/ 2012)