CHICAGO – “A small, affordable car doesn't have to be a commodity,” Tim Kuniskis, head of the Fiat brand in North America, notes in unveiling the new Abarth performance version of the Fiat 500 to the Midwest Automotive Media Assn. here. Though the car doesn't go on sale for a few more days, Kuniskis says dealers already have taken 1,000 orders and Fiat is making plans to increase output because supplies are expected to be tight. While Fiat had to put up with ...

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