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The A-segment is a car classification defined by the European Commission as the first segment in the European market car classification (mini cars).
Alcantara is a covering microfibre material manufactured and marketed by Alcantara S.p.A. It is primarily used in the design, fashion, accessories, consumer electronics, automotive and marine industries.
Alfa Romeo Automobiles S.p.A. is a car manufacturer, founded by Frenchman Alexandre Darracq as A.L.F.A. (" Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili", "Lombard Automobile Factory Company") on 24 June 1910, in Milan.
Arese (Ares) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, located about northwest of Milan.
The Metro is a city car that was produced by British Leyland (BL) and, later, the Rover Group from 1980 to 1998.
Autobianchi (literally translated "Bianchicar" or "Bianchimobile") was an Italian automobile manufacturer, created jointly by Bianchi, Pirelli and Fiat in 1955.
The Autobianchi A112 is a supermini produced by the Italian automaker Autobianchi.
A catalytic converter is an exhaust emission control device that converts toxic gases and pollutants in exhaust gas from an internal combustion engine into less-toxic pollutants by catalyzing a redox reaction (an oxidation and a reduction reaction).
A city car (also known as urban car or a mini) is a small car designed to be used primarily in urban areas and conurbations.
A continuously variable transmission (CVT), also known as a single-speed transmission, stepless transmission, pulley transmission, or, in case of motorcycles, a twist-and-go, is an automatic transmission that can change seamlessly through a continuous range of effective gear ratios.
Desio is a town and comune in the Province of Monza and Brianza, Italy.
The early 1990s recession describes the period of economic downturn affecting much of the Western world in the early 1990s.
An economy car is an automobile that is designed for low-cost purchase and operation.
The European Car of the Year award is an international award established in 1964, by a collective of automobile magazines from different countries in Europe.
Designed by Aurelio Lampredi, the Fiat 124 engine first appeared in the all-new Fiat 124 in April 1966.
The Fiat 127 is a supermini car produced by Italian car manufacturer FIAT from 1971 to 1983.
The Fiat 131 is a family sedan manufactured and marketed by Fiat from 1974 to 1984 after its debut at the 1974 Turin Motor Show.
The Fiat Cinquecento (Type 170) is a city car, launched by Fiat in December 1991, to replace the Fiat 126.
The Fiat Panda is a city car manufactured and marketed by Fiat, now in its third generation.
The Fiat Regata is an automobile produced by Italian automaker Fiat from 1983 to 1990.
The Fiat Uno is a supermini car which was produced by the Italian manufacturer Fiat.
The Ford Fiesta is a supermini marketed by Ford since 1976 over seven generations and manufactured globally, including in Europe, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, China, India, Thailand, and South Africa.
Ford of Europe AG is a subsidiary company of Ford Motor Company founded in 1967 in Cork, Ireland with headquarters in Cologne, Germany.
The Ford Scorpio is an executive car that was produced by Ford Europe from 1985 to 1998.
Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and owned by the Formula One Group.
Four-wheel drive, also called 4×4 ("four by four") or 4WD, refers to a two-axled vehicle drivetrain capable of providing torque to all of its wheels simultaneously.
In automotive design, an FF, or front-engine, front-wheel-drive (FWD) layout places both the internal combustion engine and driven roadwheels at the front of the vehicle.
Front-wheel drive (FWD) is a form of engine and transmission layout used in motor vehicles, where the engine drives the front wheels only.
The fuel economy of an automobile is the relationship between the distance traveled and the amount of fuel consumed by the vehicle.
The FIRE (for "Fully Integrated Robotised Engine") is a series of automobile engines from Fiat Powertrain Technologies, built in FCA's Termoli, Betim and also in Dundee, MI (only in 1.4 Multiair versions) plants.
The International Geneva Motor Show (Salon international de l'automobile) is an annual auto show held in March in the Swiss city of Geneva.
Giorgetto Giugiaro (born 7 August 1938) is an Italian automobile designer.
A hatchback is a car with a hatch-type rear door that opens upwards and often a shared volume for the passenger and cargo areas.
The inline-four engine or straight-four engine is a type of inline internal combustion four-cylinder engine with all four cylinders mounted in a straight line, or plane along the crankcase.
An intercooler is any mechanical device used to cool a fluid, including liquids or gases, between stages of a multi-stage compression process, typically a heat exchanger that removes waste heat in a gas compressor.
A Kammback — also known as "Kamm tail" or "K-tail" — is an automotive styling feature where the rear of the car slopes downwards before being abruptly cut off with a vertical surface.
Lancia is an Italian automobile manufacturer founded in 1906 by Vincenzo Lancia as Lancia & C..
The Lancia Ypsilon is a supermini manufactured by Italian automaker Lancia, and is the marque's sole product offered for commercial sale.
The terms right-hand traffic (RHT) and left-hand traffic (LHT) refer to the practice, in bidirectional traffic situations, to keep to the right side or to the left side of the road, respectively.
The MacPherson strut is a type of automotive suspension system that uses the top of a telescopic damper as the upper steering pivot.
Merkur, Mercury) was a short-lived automobile brand sold by the Lincoln-Mercury division of Ford Motor Company from 1985 to 1989. Using captive imports produced by the German division of Ford of Europe, Merkur was targeted at buyers of European luxury brands. After only five years of sales, the Merkur brand was discontinued by Ford, making it one of the shortest-lived automotive brands.
Milan (Milano; Milan) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,380,873 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,235,000.
The Nissan Micra, known in Latin America and in most of Asia as the Nissan, is a supermini produced by the Japanese manufacturer Nissan since 1982.
The Peugeot 205 is a supermini car produced by the French manufacturer Peugeot from 1983 to 1998.
Pininfarina S.p.A. (short for Carrozzeria Pininfarina) is an Italian car design firm and coachbuilder, with headquarters in Cambiano, (Metropolitan City of Turin), Italy.
Pomigliano d'Arco is a municipality in the Metropolitan City of Naples in Italy, located north of Mount Vesuvius.
Steyr is a statutory city, located in the Austrian federal state of Upper Austria.
The Subaru Justy is a subcompact hatchback that has been sold by Japanese automobile manufacturer Subaru since 1984.
A transverse engine is an engine mounted in a vehicle so that the engine's crankshaft axis is perpendicular to the direction of travel.
A turbocharger, or colloquially turbo, is a turbine-driven forced induction device that increases an internal combustion engine's efficiency and power output by forcing extra air into the combustion chamber.
Turin (Torino; Turin) is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The Volkswagen Polo is a car produced by the German manufacturer Volkswagen since 1975.