All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Fiat’

Stolen Gauguin Painting Recovered in Italy

Two paintings stolen from a house in London in 1970 by renowned French artists Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard were found hanging on an Italian autoworker’s kitchen wall. The unnamed Fiat mechanic bought the paintings at an auction for roughly $30 in 1975, not having any idea of their actual worth. The man had hung them in his kitchen in …

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Alfa Romeo 4C Launch Delayed to 2014

Chrysler and Fiat are planning to make their next big push in the American market with the release of the Alfa Romeo 4C. However, Chrysler will have to wait until the second quarter of 2014 to unveil the car to Americans. Sergio Marchionne, CEO of both Chrysler and Fiat, stated earlier this year that “For sure, it’s coming back this …

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Chrysler Buyout by Fiat No Closer, says Marchionne

Since the automotive industry crisis of 2008-10, the auto industry here in the United States has remained fairly successful and competitive. Chrysler was one company in the United States that was able to revive itself and benefit from the bailout (even though others think Chrysler might have been better off not accepting bailout money). However, Chrysler has now found itself …

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Fiat Photo Bombs VW in Google Street View

According to Jalopnik, Fiat paid close attention to when the Google street view car would be around to snap photos. On that day, they parked a Fiat 500 in front of Volkswagen’s Swedish operation headquarters in Sodertalje. The Google car drove by snapping pictures as scheduled, and this picture is the result: A photo bomb by Fiat at the VW …

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Charlie Sheen, DirecTV and Fiat Capitalize On Once “Winning” Image

Fiat and DirecTV have banked on the visibly aged Charlie Sheen’s bad boy reputation in the hopes of boosting their sales. Sheen capitalizes on his wild past and cheesy 80s movie personas by driving a tiny Fiat 500 Abarth in the middle of a house while a Super Bowl party is going in the following advertisement. If Batman decided to …

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