The President of Fiat Automobiles Brand Global Olivier François has confirmed that the company planned to make an SUV based on the “fiat tipo” model in Kragujevac factory.
– Francois confirmed they were working on a midsize family crossover SUV. The new model will probably be manufactured in the Serbian factory together with the renewed Fiat 500L line with new mild hybrid engine and Firefly gasoline engines, Italian media report
Aside from that, the report adds that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) planned to enter the electric car market, an idea the former CEO Sergio Marchionne previously dismissed but now presents to key to reviving this brand from Torino.
New model production could start as early as 2020 or 2021, writes Blic daily.