Fiat India expects diesel models to boost sales


NEW DELHI, May 30 (Reuters) - The Indian unit of troubled Italian carmaker Fiat Auto SpA said on Friday it expects its new diesel models launched two months ago to help reverse slowing sales in 2003. A spokesman at Fiat India Pvt Ltd, 97 percent owned by its Italian parent, told Reuters the automaker was aiming to sell 40,000 to 42,000 cars this calendar year. That is up 25 to 30 percent from the 32,111 units it sold in 2002. The launch of new diesel versions of its Palio hatchback and ...

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