Driving The Fiat 500

This week I had the opportunity to drive a Fiat 500. My neighbors got one this spring and they were kind enough to let me take it for a spin. The 500 is a modern revival of the iconic compact car which Fiat sold almost 4 million units of between 1957 and 1975. In 2007,…

Will fate merge Chrysler and Fiat?

Back when the U.S. economy tanked, Chrysler and GM were in dire straits. This led to government bail outs and a considerable stake in Chryser being purchased by the Italian auto giant Fiat and the UAW (United Auto Workers) health care trust fund. ┬áNow the UAW wants to pull out and Fiat wants to buy…