May 20, 2022

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Fiat Panda will no longer be produced in Italy: new from 2026

Fiat Panda, a timeless icon. An extraordinary car, a symbol of the automotive industry and mobility Made in Italy. to me First time Since its debut, the new version will likely not be produced in Italy. So it will not be taken off the production lines of the Pomigliano d’Arco plant, but from 2026 it will be built in Eastern Europe, in one of the plants in Stellantis.

For now, it looks like the choice could fall on Kragujevac in Serbia or Trnava in Slovakia. At the moment, the car group did not leave any statement on this issue and therefore did not make any official decision. We can’t help but talk about rumors and rash ideas, so we’ll see developments.

The new Fiat Panda: the future range

Olivier Francois, CEO of Fiat, announced that the new Fiat Panda in the coming years will be part of the range of cars that will be launched on the market alongside the 500, another iconic family of the Turin brand. The new Pandas, in terms of style and design, are likely to take inspiration from The look of the concept car Fiat Centoventi Which we saw for the first time now three years ago, exactly in the 2019 edition of Geneva Motor Show.

If the Fiat Panda is no longer really produced in Pomigliano and will say so then bye bye italyIt is clear that other models will arrive at the Campania plant that will replace the legendary car. The choice of Stellantis seems to be to turn the Italian factories of the group into a center of excellence: this means that the cars produced will also be first-class.

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In any case, although it is not yet confirmed that it will be the new production site for the Fiat Panda, we can say that the car, along with other models entering the range, will be of fundamental importance for the future of the Italian manufacturer. Fiat Panda will have an important role, which is to “democratize” electric mobility, i.e. Accessible to everyoneWith an excellent quality/price ratio.

Other news of the Stellaantis group

In 2024, the auto giant will be introduced to the market The new brands of Lancia, Opel and DS. Contrary to what has been announced so far for the Fiat Panda, it appears that these machines will be produced in Italy, at the Melville plant, in Basilicata, where the Fiat 500X, Jeep Renegade and Compass are now produced. Instead it seems that New Jeep Renegadewhich is scheduled to be launched on the market in 2025, will be built in Spain, with the successor to Lancia Ypsilon.

The following models of the Euro-American Group will be produced in joint plants of various brands. The new is an example Lancia Yessilonwhich will be produced with Renegade in Zaragoza.

in the establishment my file Instead, assembly lines for vehicles will be prepared on the basis of the Stla medium platform, which is designed for cars from 435 to 500 cm with batteries from 87 to 104 kWh for distances of up to 700 km. Lancia will produce its new 100% electric car, and the name chosen appears to be Aurelia, in memory of the old model. There will also be other major all-electric vessels in production at Melfi, but they will likely reach less than a quarter of the plant’s production capacity. That is why Stellantis will certainly produce other models, possibly with electrified heat engines.

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