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Welcome move- Boost in Fiat sales in India 29 85.29%
OH - Fait seems to be closing down indian operations 5 14.71%
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Old 21st September 2005, 16:43   #31
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While this move is unfortunate, it is perhaps just what the doctor prescribed for the ailing Fiat-India.

For example, I shudder to think of visiting the sole Hyderabad Fiat dealer for just about any reason - but it is necessary. Perhaps this move will broaden the dealer base and end up improving A S S.

See my post about my miserable experience at Anuroop a couple of weeks ago:

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7395 (Tyres for a Palio GTX?)
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Old 21st September 2005, 17:24   #32
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This is kinda weird, its okay for a company not selling cars here to outsource production to Tata (like Rover) but for a company which already has production capability, does it sound right ??
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i think bussiness standard got is completely opposite.according to rumours tata is to utilise spare capacity in fiat plants to make the indica.
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Old 21st September 2005, 21:36   #34
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This is great news, hopefully we will get to see a Indica 1.6GTX sports or atleast a Fiat website!
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This is great news, hopefully we will get to see a Indica 1.6GTX sports or atleast a Fiat website!
I was thinking more along the lines of a Safari with a XXXXari motor...
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Old 22nd September 2005, 10:01   #36
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MSN says TATA motors to make FIAT PALIO in PUNE

http://autofeed.msn.co.in/pandorav3/...37645e0bd.aspx

makes sense..since TATA knows that PALIO is much better than INDICA

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makes sense..since TATA knows that PALIO is much better than INDICA
and Vice Versa about the Company!!!

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Old 22nd September 2005, 11:09   #38
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and Vice Versa about the Company!!!

Please note that its TATA that wants FIAT's technology & sales network globally for its growth..
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hasopi, If Tata is so desperate to get Fiat help (as you put it) why are Fiat fans more excited about this news ??
I really find it funny how most Fiat lovers are so desperate to prove how their cars are superior...is no one ever objective ?
I own a Indica, but doesnt mean I am not gonna accept its faults or the company *confused*
I have no problems saying Palio seems the better car either !
And in the poll , what is Fait

I would vote for a 3rd option, can't say till more details are out
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hasopi, If Tata is so desperate to get Fiat help (as you put it) why are Fiat fans more excited about this news ??
I really find it funny how most Fiat lovers are so desperate to prove how their cars are superior...is no one ever objective ?
I own a Indica, but doesnt mean I am not gonna accept its faults or the company *confused*
Nicely put up Abhay. Good to see some sensible automobile enthusiasts around who really want to argue straight at the point rather than defend their machines unecessarily.
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And in the poll , what is Fait
A new word coined by FIAT enthusiasts for Fiat's fate?
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A new word coined by FIAT enthusiasts for Fiat's fate?
The Fiat boys verus the Tata boys. Old game. New avatar ...
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hasopi, If Tata is so desperate to get Fiat help (as you put it) why are Fiat fans more excited about this news ??
I really find it funny how most Fiat lovers are so desperate to prove how their cars are superior...is no one ever objective ?
I own a Indica, but doesnt mean I am not gonna accept its faults or the company *confused*
I have no problems saying Palio seems the better car either !
And in the poll , what is Fait

I would vote for a 3rd option, can't say till more details are out

Well said, Abhay.

Hasopi, there ARE other cars in this world that wont go away simply because you've closed your eyes.
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Please guys stick to the topic. There are loads of threads on arguments about FIAT.
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hasopi, If Tata is so desperate to get Fiat help (as you put it) why are Fiat fans more excited about this news ??
I really find it funny how most Fiat lovers are so desperate to prove how their cars are superior...is no one ever objective ?
I own a Indica, but doesnt mean I am not gonna accept its faults or the company *confused*
I have no problems saying Palio seems the better car either !
And in the poll , what is Fait

I would vote for a 3rd option, can't say till more details are out

So what do u want to say..its FIAT forcing an alliance with TATA to sell TATA cars thru FIAT's global network. Gud joke!

TATA may be big in India..but TATA very well know how much it costs to develop new cars..where as they can get them easily from FIAT..and thats exactly what TATA is doing? Otherwise what after marina? Will they add another piece of metal at back? To avoid that they are joining with FIAT
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