NEW YORK – The first shipment of Fiat 500s is on its way from Mexico to dealers in California, as the Italian brand makes its return to the U.S. after a 27-year hiatus. Laura Soave, who oversees the brand in the U.S. for Chrysler, says the first couple trainloads of 500s are pre-sold and will be delivered to customers early next month. There have been 16,000 “hand raisers” for the subcompact, she tells the International Motor Press Assn. here. Chrysler so far has appointed 60 dealers to ...

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