FIAT has launched few select cars in India, namely Punto, Linea and Avventura models.
Fiat S.p.A., or Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (Italian Automobile Factory of Turin), was founded in 1899 by a group of investors, including Giovanni Agnelli. During its more than century-long history, Fiat has also manufactured railway engines and carriages, military vehicles, farm tractors, and aircraft. In 2013, Fiat (together with Chrysler) was the second largest European automaker by volumes produced, and the seventh in the world ahead of Honda, PSA Peugeot Citroën,Suzuki, Renault, and Daimler AG.
Fiat is the largest vehicle manufacturer in Italy, with cars ranging from small Fiat city cars to sports cars made by Ferrari. Besides Fiat Group Automobiles S.p.A, Fiat Group automotive companies include Chrysler Group LLC and Maserati S.p.A. The Fiat Group Automobiles S.p.A. companies include: Abarth & C. S.p.A., Alfa Romeo Automobiles S.p.A., Fiat Automobiles S.p.A.,Fiat Professional and Lancia Automobiles S.p.A.
Fiat-brand cars are built in several locations around the world. The biggest manufacturing setup is in Brazil, where it is also the market leader. Then it also has plants in Argentina, Poland and Mexico. It also has numerous alliances and joint ventures around the world, the main ones being located in Serbia, France, Turkey, India and China.