Sluggish growth and high import duties notwithstanding as far as super-expensive cars is concerned, Fiat India has already confirmed the launch of two new brands in the span of next 12 months – Abarth and Jeep. Now, a new report suggest that the Italian car maker is also planning to launch Maserati in India.
Fiat Chryslerâ€™s Maserati plant in Grugliasco, Italy has been in the news due to striking by FIOM (Federazione Impiegati Operai Metallurgici) union. The reasons for this strike have been numerous, ranging from holidays in August to various contract negotiations which were stalled.
With the 60th edition of the Taormina Film Festival underway, the inauguration ceremony saw stars grace the red carpet in style in official Maserati vehicles. Actor, Claudia Cardinale who starred in â€˜The Leopardâ€™ and is a recipient of the Taormina Arte Award, was among celebrities who ushered in the film festival opening arriving in a Maserati Quattroporte.
Maserati Ghibli and Ghibli S are launched by Naza Italia in Malaysia for RM538,800 (Rs. 98 lakhs approx.) and RM628,800 (Rs. 1.15 crores approx.) respectively. Featuring two petrol variants, the Ghibli battles in premium sports E segment market. Main competitors would be top of the line BMW 5 series and Mercedes Benz E-class.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is now the parent company for all of Fiat’s subsidiaries, have unveiled their new sign board at Auburn Hills Head Quarters and announced their five year plan yesterday. Fiat – Chrysler merger was completed in January 21, 2014 and extensive growth plan among subsidiaries (Fiat, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Alfa Romeo, Maserati, Ferrari and Ram) have been on works since then. Yesterday’s all-day event brought the five year plan to light, shows potential to get in the same league asÂ Toyota Motor Corporation, Volkswagen Group and General Motors Company.
In celebrating World Tennis Day, Maserati teamed up with International Tennis Federation (ITF) to sponsor the World Tennis Showdown at Londonâ€™s Earls Court Two.
Maserati celebrates the North American roll out of the all-new 2014 Ghibli, Quattroporte and GranTurismo lines with a 7-page pictorial feature, “Beyond the Swimsuit” in the introduction part of Sports Illustrated 50th Anniversary Swimsuit Issue.