SAO PAULO — Fiat SpA is creating a business unit specifically for sales of its light-duty trucks. The focus of the new unit will be the Ducato, a van to be produced by Iveco Fiat in Sete Lagoas beginning in July. “The segment for light pickups and vans is requiring more refinements,” says Lelio Salles Ramos, sales director of Fiat Automoveis. The new business unit plans to begin operations this month with a budget of US$4.2 million. Despite a 30% drop in vehicle production in Brazil last ...

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