Fiat may boost new minicar output as demand heavy

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By Martin Dokoupil PRAGUE, June 27 (Reuters) - Fiat may boost output of its new Cinquecento minicar to 140,000 units a year given how much demand the iconic model has drawn before its July launch. Luca De Meo, head of the Fiat Auto brand, said on Wednesday orders for the car had already exceeded half its 50,000 output planned for 2007, and the demand might put pressure on the carmaker's capacity. "When I look at the number of orders and then the dealer network, I'm wondering how we can ...

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