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Fiat Panda ends 18-year domination of the Fiat Punto as Italy’s best-selling car


Italy's new-car market suffered an abrupt decline last year, with sales plunging 19.9 percent versus 2011. Hovewer, this is not a big surprise given the state of economies in the euro zone. What's more interesting is that in 2012 the Fiat Panda ended an 18-year-old domination of the Fiat Punto as Italy's best sold automobile. Launched in 1993, the Fiat Punto has ...
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