Great recognition for the New 500 who wins the prize Auto Europa 2022. This is the eighth time that a Fiat model has been awarded in the 35-year life of the prestigious trophy awarded by the members of the UIGA together with a jury of opinion leaders and another of fans of the automotive world.
The New 500 was elected as best car produced and marketed in Europe in a shortlist of 30 models: the electric of the Lingotto outperformed the competition, winning on the basis of innovation, design, quality and economy of operation.
The award ceremony of the Auto Europa 2022 event was staged in Turin, at the suggestive Nuvola Lavazza, at the end of two days of events in which UIGA journalists they opened up to confrontation with the city and its most emblematic places dedicated to the world of the automobile, deepening various issues such as those relating to the changes that are transforming mobility in Italy, Europe and the world.
Auto Europa 2022 is just the latest of the many awards obtained by the New Fiat 500: in recent months the electric car from Fiat has won the fourth edition of the News UK Motor Award, winning the title of “Small Car of the Year.
During the year, the 500 had already obtained the following awards: “Green Car” at the 2020 Automobile Awards in France, the “Car of the Year and Best Small Electric Car” trophy, awarded by DrivingElectric and the “Best Design 2020” award. of the German magazine “Auto Motor und Sport”. Appreciated around the world for its design, the New 500 previously also won the prize for the “Best Design Concept” at the prestigious international “Red Dot Design Award”.
Designed and built in Turin, the New 500 is ready to face the challenges of sustainable mobility, in the wake of a tradition that has always seen the models in the Fiat price list as protagonists in the world of city cars. The success of the model a zero emissions New 500 is confirmed by sales: the New 500 is the best-selling car in Europe in the city-car segment, with a market share of almost 28%. Furthermore, the Lingotto model turns out to be the best-selling car in the entire panorama of electric vehicles in Italy.