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  • (noun): A legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge).
    Synonyms: decree, edict, order, rescript


Fiat S.p.A., (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino) (Italian Automobile Factory of Turin), is an Italian automobile manufacturer based in Turin. Fiat was founded in 1899 by a group of investors including Giovanni Agnelli. During its more than a century long history, Fiat has also manufactured railway engines and carriages, military vehicles, and aircraft. As of 2009, the Fiat group (not inclusive of its subsidiary Chrysler) was the world's ninth largest carmaker and the largest in Italy.

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... It was able to fit on the available tanks the Fiat L6/40, the Fiat M11/39, and the Fiat M13/40 ...
Maggiora (manufacturer)
... They produced the Fiat Barchetta and the Lancia Kappa Coupé which was designed by Centro Stile Lancia ... Their work has graced many Fiat and Lancia cars like the early Fiat 1100 Viotti Giardiniettas and the Lancia Flaminia Tourers ... The new capacities in the Lancia factory were later used to produce the Fiat Barchetta - at around 50 bodies a day ...
Automotive Industry Crisis Of 2008–2010 - Europe - Italy
... On December 16, 2008 Fiat in Italy announced that it will extend its temporary plant closures in Italy by a month the Pomigliano d'Arco, the main plant for its Alfa ... government to stimulate the automotive sector, Fiat said its plant closures would be curtailed ... Fiat's 35% stake in Chrysler would not involve a conventional sale of shares, but would be achieved in return for allowing Chrysler to utilise some of Fiat's ...
Fiat, Indiana
... Fiat is an unincorporated community in Penn Township, Jay County, Indiana ... approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Fiat is a round barn ...
Automobile Industry In China - Foreign Manufacturers - FIAT
... FIAT-Iveco (2005) Total motor vehicles Passenger cars Light commercial vehicles Heavy trucks Buses FIAT 856 ... Iveco 615. ...

Famous quotes containing the word fiat:

    Then for the Style; Majestick and Divine,
    It speaks no less than God in every Line:
    Commanding words; whose Force is still the same
    As the first Fiat that produc’d our Frame.
    John Dryden (1631–1700)