US: Marchionne wants Mexican Fiat 500 in Brazil now
Fiat and Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne admitted at the recent Detroit show that the Toluca, Mexico, plant was yet to start producing the Fiat 500 with an epicyclic-type automatic transmission, an essential feature for the US market where automatics dominate new vehicle sales, because 'robotised', or automated manual transmissions, as used on the tiny Fiat in Europe and elsewhere, won't please American buyers.
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