FIAT Group Automobiles India Private Limited (FGAIPL) is a fully owned subsidiary of FIAT Group Automobiles S.p.A, Italy. The company was incorporated in Mumbai, India, in March 2012 and will distribute FIAT® and Jeep vehicles in the country through an independent dealer network. The company is currently selling the FIAT® Linea and Punto models, which are manufactured by the Tata-FIAT® joint venture plant at Ranjangaon. The company in India will have around 100 employees and plans to have 120 dealers by the end of 2013.
FIAT® is an international auto group that designs, produces and sells vehicles for the mass market under the FIAT®, Lancia, Alfa Romeo, FIAT® Professional and Abarth brands, as well as luxury and performance cars under the Ferrari and Maserati brands. The Group has increased its global reach through the integration with Chrysler Group and recently expanded its product portfolio with Jeep and Chrysler brand models that are produced in North America and now also distributed in Europe through the new Lancia-Chrysler and Jeep sales networks. FIAT® also operates in the components sector, through Magneti Marelli and Teksid, and in the production systems sector, through Comau.
FIAT Group Automobiles designs, produces and sells automobiles under the FIAT®, Alfa Romeo, Lancia and Abarth brands, and light commercial vehicles under the FIAT® Professional brand. In Europe, it also distributes Jeep brand vehicles. From January 2012, the activities of FIAT® Powertrain – which researches, develops and produces engines (power output from 65 to 235 hp) and transmissions for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles (torque up to 400 Nm) – were transferred to FIAT Group Automobiles.