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Monday, June 14, 2010

Fiat 500: The Awards...


Luca De Meo, 2007 CEO of Fiat Automobiles with Sergio Marchionne, CEO Fiat Group Automobiles



Winning awards is nothing new for Fiat. Besides holding the record for winning the most "European Car of the Year" awards (view here), Fiat has also won a large number of awards for the 500. Here's a partial list of some of the awards the Fiat 500 won:


2009:

"WORLD CAR DESIGN OF THE YEAR" - AWARDED BY WORLD CAR OF THE YEAR AWARD ORGANIZATION

“PRIZE OF PRIZES” - AWARDED BY THE ITALIAN MINISTRY FOR PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND INNOVATION

"BEST CITY CAR" - AWARDED BY AUTOEXPRESS-UK

"CITY CAR OF THE YEAR" - AWARDED BY BUSINESS CAR (UK)

"BEST CARS OF 2009" - AUTO MOTOR UND SPORT - GERMANY

"MY FAVORITE CARS" - QUATTRORUOTE - CITY-CAR CATEGORY

"IMPORT OF THE YEAR" OVERDRIVE - INDIA

"THE BEST CAR OF 2009" - SLOVENIA - AVTO MAGAZIN - MINI-CARS CATEGORY - (FEBRUARY ‘09)

"BEST CARS 2009" - PORTOGALLO - MOTOR PRESS MAGAZINE - MINI CATEGORY - (FEBRUARY ‘09)

FIAT 500 ABARTH - PRODUCTION POWER CAR UP TO 6000 €/KGR/HP - GREECE

2008:

Sergio Marchionne, CEO Fiat Group, receives the award Car of the Year 2008 from Ray Hutton, president of the jury


"CAR OF THE YEAR 2008"

"EUROPEAN CAR OF 2008" (UIGA)

"CAR OF THE YEAR IN ZAGREB" - "AUTO KLUB" MAGAZINE - ZAGABRIA

"CAR OF THE YEAR 2008" - (SELECTED TWICE: BY TEN MEMBERS OF THE JURY AND THE READERS OF AUTO MAGAZINE)

"TOP AUTO 2008" IN THE CITY CATEGORY - GERMANY - SELECTED BY 150 AUTOMOTIVE JOURNALISTS FROM GERMANY, SWITZERLAND AND AUSTRIA

NO. 1 CAR - READERS OF AUTO PLUS - (JANUARY '08)

"CHI E' CARS OF THE YEAR 2008" (CRISALIDE PRESS) - JANUARY '08

CAR OF THE YEAR IN THE MINI-CARS CATEGORY - L'AUTOMOBILE MAGAZINE - FRANCE - JANUARY '08

"CITY CAR OF THE YEAR" - BBC TOP GEAR - UK

"BEST SMALL CAR OF THE YEAR" - FIFTH GEAR TV - UK

"CAR OF THE YEAR" - CAR MAGAZIN - UK

BEST CAR 2008- MINI-CARS CATEGORY - BEST CARS - AUTO ILLUSTRIERTE (SWITZERLAND)

"MY FAVORITE CARS" - CITY-CAR CATEGORY - QUATTRORUOTE

NO. 1 CAR IN POLAND - JANUARY '08

"MOST BEAUTIFUL CAR ON THE WEB 2008" - INFOMOTORI

"MOST BEAUTIFUL CITY-CAR ON THE WEB 2008" - INFOMOTORI

"AUTO LEADER 2007" - POLAND - READERS OF AUTO MOTO E TWOJ STYL

"WOMEN'S CAR OF 2007 (CAR WITH IMAGINATION)" - POLAND - READERS OF TWOJ STYL

"COMPANY CAR OF 2008" SELECTED BY FIRMENAUTO (FLEETS) AND DEKKRA (GERMANY)

"CAR OF THE YEAR 2008" - UK

"CAR MAGAZINE CAR OF THE YEAR" - UK


FIFTH GEAR "SMALLCAR OF THE YEAR" - UK

AUTO EXPRESS "BEST CITY CAR 2008"

"BEST COMPACT CAR" - SURVEY OF INTERNET USERS

"BEST SMALL CAR" (IMPORTERS CATEGORY) - READERS OF AUTO ZEITUNG (GERMANY) IN THE AUTO TROPHY AWARD FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR



"BEST COMPACT CAR" - JAPAN (20.11.2008)

"IMPORT OF THE YEAR" - OVERDRIVE - INDIA

"LUXURY CAR 2008" - TOP GEAR - INDIA

2007:

Harald J. Wester, Chief Technology Officer Fiat Group, receives the Euro Car Body Award from Mathias Woydt, vice president of the Automotive Circle International


"EUROCARBODY 2007" - AUTOMOTIVE CIRCLE INTERNATIONAL - FRANKFURT (GERMANY)

AUTO TROPHY (SMALL CARS CATEGORY) - READERS OF AUTO ZEITUNG - GERMANY

"MOST BEAUTIFUL CAR IN THE WORLD" - (ITALY - MUSEUM SRL)

"SALES ACHIEVEMENT TROPHY" (L'AUTOMOBILE MAGAZINE) DECEMBER 2007

"CAR DESIGN OF THE YEAR 2007" - UK

"NEW CAR OF THE YEAR" - (QUATTRORUOTE)

Felipe Massa-Ferrari Formula 1 Driver

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