MILAN Jan 31 Italian carmaker Fiat
will present a Jeep-branded small sports utility vehicle (SUV)
at the Geneva car show in March while its 500X crossover vehicle
will be presented at the Paris show in October, an Italian trade
union official said.
Both cars will be produced at the Melfi plant in the
southern Italian region of Basilicata, which currently
manufactures the Grande Punto.
In a statement on Friday, Ugl trade union official Pino
Giordano said work to adapt the production line at Melfi to
produce the two new models was underway.
Fiat, which completed a merger with its U.S. arm Chrysler
last week, will present a new industrial plan, outlining new
investments and models, in early May.