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Old 15th June 2005, 12:20   #1
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Default Sundaram's sales ad in TOI for Fiat cars!

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It was good to FINALLY see an ad for Fiat cars (Palio and Petra) in this morning's edition of Times of India. Even though this was put by a dealer (Sundaram), this is encouraging and things may be looking up for fiat. It has been a while since we saw any press ad for Fiat cars. It would be fantastic though to see ads coming directly from Fiat.

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Not another FIAT thread!!

Has it really got to the point that an ad coming in the newspaper is reason for celebration and opening up a new thread on it!!!
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Please preserve a cutout of the ad. You will never know how many more years will go past before Fiat/Sundaram posts any other ad :-)

On the more serious note, there needs to be a total revamping of the brand image. It is a tall order for Fiat India, but definitely worth trying. It is good that they have realised that they should atleast put up an ad in the news paper.
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I still feel Fiat India has long way to go, somehow they fail each time to learn from mistakes. sometime back they launched Adventure Sport and Palio 1.6 Sport....has any one seen any ad anywhere regarding this? Though newspapers and magazines did a lot of coverage and Fiat could have gained from this mileage. Not sure if new chief is a help!
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Not another FIAT thread!!

Has it really got to the point that an ad coming in the newspaper is reason for celebration and opening up a new thread on it!!!
Ofcourse RTech! It is. Buy a Fiat and you will fel the same. LOL
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Not another FIAT thread!!

Has it really got to the point that an ad coming in the newspaper is reason for celebration and opening up a new thread on it!!!
Whats the issue here? Why it cannot be discussed? If HYUNDAI ad about 5 seatbelts can be discussed..this can be too
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Well Team-Bhp os turning into team-fiat LOL.. with the number of useless and futile discussions on fiat which has no bearing on the company.. who promised they would open the site.. but havenot yet..plus people know fiat cars exsist advertising needs a back seat but ASS doesnot
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Damn, this is what it has come down to. FIAT loyalists jump with joy at the slightest hint of revival. So much love makes me want to weep.

But seriously guys, the ad was put up by a dealer, not the company. The dealer in all possibility is smarter than the company, and is trying any which way to increase his sales. Is it really a case for celebration.

Ohh, and I really like FIAT products, but please....not another FIAT thread.
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Not another FIAT thread!!

Has it really got to the point that an ad coming in the newspaper is reason for celebration and opening up a new thread on it!!!
yes, it is worth a thread.
BTB, why that sigh on hearing FIAT's name.

Great Cars,
Bad mouthing about ASS eventhoug iwas treated like a king at TVS.
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Once again, not bad mouthing the cars, but another thread discusing an ad put in the paper by a dealer, I mean c'mon!!

Go ahead and discus it, I was was just expressing my, erm, joy
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Rtech, I had suggested to moderators sometime back that, all misc Fiat threads be merged into a single thread, where people can post such stuff. May be it is still not too late to do that. Everyone should be happy with such arrangement.
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Sundaram's ads have been coming quite regularly in the hindu (coimbatore). They promote fiat as well as their used car division on a regular basis.
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Can you please post the link to the article as it wasnot there in Mumbais TOI atlest..
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Arrey Yaar! Paper mein aaya tha. Scan karne ko bolo. LOL

I love Fiat ... especially the drama.
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I like Fiat for the cars it makes but as some have put it here, discussing just an ad in the paper is getting a little extreme !
A mighty "all things Fiat" thread might be good for us dont you reckon ?
Now I 'll wait for the next "Fiat CEO sneezed today" thread.......
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