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  • FIAT FOR THE ENVIRONMENTConcrete solutions, immediately available

    and accessible to everyone

  • 07 ENVIRONMENT AND INDIVIDUAL MOBILITY

    FIAT AND SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY

    THE PILLARS OF FIATS ECOLOGICAL STRATEGY

    A VIEW TO THE FUTURE

    ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY: A 360 APPROACH

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  • For the sixth year running, Fiat is the brand with the lowest average emissions

    119.8 g/km CO2THE MOST ECOLOGICAL BRAND IN EUROPE

    Market average 132.3 g/km CO2 emissions

    Source: Jato Dynamics, list of the 20 top-selling brands in Europe (2012)

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    ENVIRONMENT AND INDIVIDUAL MOBILITY

    Today the auto industry in Europe employs over 12 million people, and represents 25% of global auto production.At 28 billion euros a year, this sector represents the largest private European investor in Research and Development.These numbers underline the sectors importance and the role of carmakers in respecting and safeguarding the environment.

    Ecological awareness increases every year.Respect for the environment is an ever-greater priority for carmakers as well as customers.This macro trend has a major impact on buying criteria and customer preference.

    Ecological cars are increasing...

    CO2 Emissions (g/km) New registrations in the EU (ten main markets)Source: Fiat data

    20%

    24%

    28%

    28%

    29%

    27%

    26%

    18%

    17%

    20%

    30%

    33%

    13%

    18%

    32%

    37%

    11%

    17%

    32%

    40%

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    2009 2010 2011 2012

    Mobility is synonymous with freedom and development.

    Today the automobile is the most flexible response to the needs of individual mobility, the most used means of transportation, as well as an important economic investment.

    Therefore the automotive sector plays a major role in European economic development.

  • ...but not the willingness to spend more for an ecological car.

    Environmental regulations are always becoming more challenging.

    Customers want cars that are constantly more efficient, ecological and economical, but also more affordable.

    Demand is growing for compact cars with techno-logical and top quality features till now available only on higher segment automobiles.

    This is how the automotive industry plays an active role in the global struggle against climate change and pollution. For years Fiat has invested resources and committed itself to reducing the environmental impact of its products, setting more and more ambitious goals

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    Percentage of customers willing to pay more for ecological contentSource: Fiat data

    Variations in car sales by segment in the 2012 market compared to 2006 in percentage points (EU27+EFTA)Source: Fiat data

    2006

    73%

    2008

    68%

    2010

    63%

    2012

    59%

    Compact -1.3

    MPV -3.0

    3.3Mini

    Small -3.1

    SUV Medium/Large 0.3

    LCV derivatives 0.2

    Medium/Large -3.9

    SUV Small/Compact 8.1

  • CARBON DIOXIDE (CO2)

    This gas is among those responsible for the greenhouse effect.

    In the EU, around 12% of CO2 emissions can be traced back to cars.

    Thanks to the Voluntary agreement for reductions in CO2 emissions

    established in 1998 between automakers and the European

    Commission, new cars registered in 2011 achieved 25% lower

    CO2 levels with respect to 1995.

    Over this same period, Fiat reduced its product emissions

    by 32%.

    In 2008 the European Commission introduced new limits aimed

    at reaching average emissions levels of 130g/km by 2015 and

    95 g/km in 2020 through technological improvements.

    Automakers will in fact be required to cut CO2 emissions in half by

    2020 with respect to 1995.

    POLLUTING EMISSIONS Polluting emissions, such as particulates and nitrogen oxides, directly affect air quality.

    European Union environmental protection regulations impose tighter limits on automakers regarding polluting emissions, and are now defining precise goals for the next few years.With the Euro 5 standards, objectives defined for particulates are so low they are near the threshold of measurability.

    Under Euro 6 standards, emissions of nitrogen oxides from diesel engines will be practically equivalent to those from gasoline engines.

    EUROPEAN CHALLENGES FOR REDUCING CARBON DIOXIDE (CO2) EMISSIONS INTO THE ATMOSPHERE

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    2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

    1/9/2014for new models(new standards)

    Euro 6

    1/9/2015for all new vehicles(new registrations)

    Euro 6

    1/1/2011for all new vehicles (new registrations)

    Euro 5

  • MANUFACTURERSHAVE EXPANDED

    THE OFFER OFECO-TECHNOLOGICAL

    SOLUTIONS

    In this context of growing attention toward the environment,

    accompanied by changes in driver preferences, car manufacturers

    are developing a broad range of eco-technological solutions -

    ranging from improving the efficiency of conventional engines

    to the use of alternative fuels (CNG, LPG, biofuels) and alternative

    propulsion systems (electric and hybrid).

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  • THE WELL-TO-WHEELAPPROACH

    By using biomethane produced from renewable sources, CNG technology offers the same

    ecological advantages as electric technology using energy produced from renewable sources.

    This is shown by a well-to-wheel analysis, comparing the dif ferent solutions from the standpoint of

    vehicle efficiency as well as the technology needed to produce, transport and store the energy source.

    Well-to-wheel emissions Fiat Panda compared

    with electric carsin the same segment

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    * CO2 emissions (Tank-to-wheel): 120 g/km

    Source: Fiat data (from the JRC well-to-wheel analysis study and others)

  • FIAT AND SUSTAINABLE MOBILITYFiat Group sees as an es-sential part of its strategy the commitment to reducing the environmental and social im-pact of the vehicle during its whole life cycle.

    A single solution does not exist for sustainable mobility. In the current context, only the combination of alternative and conventional technologies can offer immediate, concrete results.

    For this reason, Fiat is committed to:

    improving efficiency and reducing emissions from traditional diesel and gasoline engines

    developing the use of alternative fuels

    involving customers and raising their awareness

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    MultiAirMultijet

    TwinAir

    Natural PowerLpg

    EcoPatente

    TomTom

    Blue&Me

    Tetrafuel

    Uconnect

    Flexfuel

    eco:Drive

  • THE PILLARS OF FIATS ECOLOGICAL STRATEGY

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  • NEW GASOLINEAND DIESEL ENGINES

    ALTERNATIVE FUELS

    CUSTOMERINVOLVEMENT

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  • NEW GASOLINE ENGINES

    With MultiAir technology, Fiat revolutionized the world of gasoline engines, and pro-duced clear improvements in fuel savings and respect for the environment.

    The heart of MultiAir is the new electro-hydraulic valve management system that reduces fuel consumption through direct control of engine air intake.

    -10% in consumption and CO2 emissions

    +10% maximum power

    +15% torque at low RPM

    In 2010 the FIRE 1.4 Turbo enginewith MultiAir technology was namedBest New Engine of The Year.

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  • NEW GASOLINE ENGINES

    TwinAir reconfirms Fiat Groups leadership in eco-sustainable mobility.TwinAir, a two-cylinder, gasoline engine, that takes the concept of downsizing to another level.Introduced in 2010 on the Fiat 500, today it represents a whole family of engines ranging from 65 to 105 hp and is available on the Panda, Punto, Fiat 500 and 500L models.TwinAir uses the revolutionary MultiAir system combined with specific fluid-dynamics optimized for maximum fuel efficiency. This solution guarantees up to a 30% reduction in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions with equal performance.

    The result of Fiat engineering know-how, the 85 hp TwinAir Turbo boasts the lowest CO2 emission levels for a gasoline engine in Europe: 90 g/km on the Fiat 500 with Dualogic transmission.This synthesis of technology and respect for the environment has brought many awards, including the prestigious recognition as the 2011 International Engine of the Year.

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    Sub 1-litreBest New Engine 2011

    Best Green Engine 2011

  • NEW DIESEL ENGINES

    L a te s t e vo l u t i o n o f t h e Common Rail injection system (after the JTD engines in 1997 and Multijet in 2003), Multijet II once again gives Fiat techno-logical leadership in the field of diesel engines.

    The second generation of Multijet technology offers combined levels of economy, ecology and perfor-mance unequalled on the market, thanks to more advanced strategies for optimizing combustion, such as Injection Rate Shaping (IRS).IRS allows two consecutive injections with no hydraulic interval, producing remarkable advantages in terms of engine noise and fuel consumption (reduced as much as 3%), as well as a substantial decrease in harmful emissions (nitrogen oxides potentially reduced by 20%).

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    1997 Unijet

    2003 Multijet

    2009 Multijet II

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    Detail of the injection cycle for the three technologies

  • START&STOP

    Available on most of the Fiat range, the Start&Stop system manages engine operation based on different driving situations. In case of heavy traffic or a stop at a traffic signal, it temporarily shuts down the engine and then restarts it, when necessary, on command from the driver.This system gives major reductions in consumption and emissions: around 10% in congested traffic situations and 3.5% in the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC).

    GSI - GEAR SHIFT INDICATOR

    The GSI acts like a real co-pilot, limiting consumption and CO2 emissions by suggesting the ideal gear for the most efficient use of the engine.This device is already available on various Fiat models and will soon be extended to the entire range.

    NEW GENERATION TRANSMISSIONS

    The Dualogic robotic transmission (an Automated Manual Transmission or AMT) is based on an automation technology applied to a manual transmission, and combines excellent comfort of use with reductions in consumption and emissions.With Dualogic, gear selection and clutch activation are performed by electro-hydraulic components, acting in place of the driver, and controlled by an electronic unit that guarantees proper gear shifting in all driving conditions.The Dualogic helps reduce CO2 emissions up to 5% compared to a traditional manual transmission (NEDC cycle).

    TECHNOLOGY FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

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  • ALTERNATIVE FUELS

    Ecological and Fun to drive2012 saw the birth of the TwinAir Natural Power Panda, a model that combines the ecological and economical advantages of CNG fuel with the power and driving fun of TwinAir technology.

    The Fiat Panda is the first car in the world to be equipped with a 2-cylinder, turbo-charged, CNG-gasoline engine, the perfect marriage between reductions in fuel consumption and driving fun, thanks to high specific power rating and excellent torque performance.Equipped with the 80 hp 0.9 TwinAir Turbo Natural Power, the new Panda guarantees reduced levels of CO2 (86 g/km) as well as lower fuel consumption (3.1 kg/100 km in the standard combined cycle), both these values recorded with CNG fuel.In particular, this emission level is an absolute record for cars from the Fiat Group, and among the lowest values on the market.On the new model, CNG autonomy has also increased around 10% compared to the Panda Classic 1.4 Natural Power, reaching 300 km, with a 30% improvement in performance.

    In addition, the gasoline fuel tank has a 35-liter capacity (practically the same as the Panda with a traditional engine), guarantee ing maximum freedom of movement even when a CNG fueling station is not nearby.

    As in the previous Panda Natural Power, the two fuel systems are independent from each other.After starting with gasoline, the car shifts automatically to CNG, then returns to gasoline only when the natural gas in the cylinder is near completion.The driver can also manually choose the type of fuel by pressing a button on the dashboard.

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  • For over fifteen years, Fiat has been the European leader in the field of CNG cars.Today CNG engines represent the most efficient technological choice for significantly reducing CO2 emissions and resolving pollution problems in urban areas.

    Punto 1.4 8V500L TwinAir TurboCNG maximum power 70 hp (51 kW)

    CNG CO emissions 115 g/km

    CNG maximum power 80 hp (59 kW)

    CNG CO emissions 105 g/km

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  • Panda TwinAir TurboCNG maximum power 80 hp (59 kW)

    CNG CO emissions 86 g/km

    Qubo 1.4 8VCNG maximum power 70 hp (51 kW)

    CNG CO emissions 114 g/km

    Dobl 1.4 16V T-jetCNG maximum power 120 hp (88 kW)

    CNG CO emissions 134 g/km

    This car color is not available in the range

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  • CNG is the cleanest and most economical fuel available and the only real alternative to gasoline and diesel. reduces to a minimum the most harmful emissions: particulates (practically to zero), nitrogen oxides and the most reactive hydrocarbons, which cause formation of other pollutants

    lowers CO2 emissions by 23% with respect to gasoline engines

    represents a potential renewable source thanks to the development of biomethane

    The Fiat Natural Power line is the broadest range of bi-fuel (gasoline/CNG) vehicles on the market, capable of responding to the needs of all types of customers - professional users included.

    Fiat has adopted dual-fuel engines to combine the advantages of CNG with the ease of refueling with ga-soline, a solution that guarantees peace of mind even in areas where CNG fueling stations are less common.

    Fiat strongly believes in the potential of CNG as a key fuel source for sustainable mobility.If general conditions favor its development, Fiat will continue to introduce new products on the market.

    Compressed Natural Gas

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  • Fiat is continuously investing in technologies capable of utilizing available natural resources.

    Flexfuel technology allows the use of varying blends of gasoline and bioethanol. In Brazil, Fiat has made this solution available across the entire range, an investment that has made it the sales leader on the Brazilian market.

    All Fiat engines currently sold in Europe are compatible with biofuels: bioethanol mixed with up to 10% gasoline (E10) and biodiesel mixed with up to 7% diesel (B7).

    Tetrafuel is the first engine in the world designed to run on four different fuels: bioethanol, gasolina (gasoline mixed with 22% bioethanol), gasoline and CNG, further proof of Fiats know-how and innovation.

    BIOFUELS

    CNG also plays an important role in the field of renewable energy, since it represents a bridge towards an even more sustainable option: biomethane. Produced from biomass (and therefore without affecting food resources), biomethane has characteristics comparable to those of CNG.From a well-to-wheel standpoint, biomass vehicles produce

    around the same CO2 emissions as an electric vehicle fueled by renewable resources. For this reason, biomethane is a viable solution for those countries, like Italy, constantly facing tighter regulations regarding renewable energy.All CNG engines from Fiat Group Automobiles are compatible with properly purified biomethane.

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  • CUSTOMER INVOLVEMENT

    Software that helps the environ-ment by improving driving style.

    The eco:Drive software can collect and process information on driver behavior.

    Using the USB port on the Fiat Blue&Me or Uconnect systems, data can be transferred to a PC where it is summarized in the eco:Index, an indicator of the drivers eco-sustainability.eco:Dr ive improves dr iv ing sty les by giv ing personalized recommendations for reducing emissions, saving fuel and quantifying economic advantages.

    For Natural Power cars, eco:Drive provides the specific function of calculating the benefits of the dual-fuel gasoline-CNG system. Free eco:Drive software can be downloaded at www.fiat.com/ecodrive

    and is currently available on models equipped with Blue&Me or Uconnect: Punto, Bravo, Qubo, Dobl, Linea, New Panda, 500 and 500L.

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  • More than 85,000 users to date (*) have saved more than 4,900 metric tons of CO2 per year thanks to driving style suggestions from eco:Drive.

    The secret of eco:Driving - a study based on eco:Drive data collected on a sample of 400,000 trips by more than 5,000 eco:Drivers in major European Countries (available on the eco:Drive website) - shows how each user could achieve savings up to 16% in both emissions and fuel consumption simply by following recommendations from this software.

    In 2012 the eco:Drive Mobile application was created for Android, Blackberry and Symbian smartphones, making it possible to download data from the car to a phone and receive feedback with even greater simplicity and immediacy. Thanks to integration with the social networks, this new channel can now be used to communicate driving results.

    The new version of eco:Drive Live is now available on Fiat 500L and allows monitoring ones own driving style in real time directly on the HI-FI system display.

    For companies, Fiat has developed a special version, eco:Drive Fleet, which allows fleet managers to monitor the consumption and emissions - along with subsequent costs - of an entire company fleet as well as each individual car.

    * Data recorded end of 2012.

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  • Because of its flexible technology, Uconnect integrates eco:Drive Live and allows the driver immediate feedback on the four parameters of driving behavior that most influence consumption and emissions. A system of icons on the five-inch touchscreen intuitively signals whether or not gear changes, acceleration, deceleration, and gear speed have been correctly executed, allowing the driver to immediately correct his or her driving style.

    allows all cellphone functions navigates with the best technology available gives constant access to useful driving information and reduces consumption and emissions

    The HD Traffic function cross-references traffic data with dynamic itinerary information.Thanks to this feature, Blue&ME TomTom2 provides real-time updates on traffic jams and slow-downs allowing the driver to choose the best route, and so reducing consumption and emissions.The system also integrates the eco:Drive Info system which furnishes real time ecological driving measurements that allow for immediate improvement.

    In addition, Uconnect also makes it possible to comfortably and safely manage all media on the car, from the radio to the latest generation of multimedia devices (media players, iPods, iPhones, smartphones), all connected via the USB port and the Aux-in connector.The system also includes an advanced Bluetooth interface, which helps manage phone calls, read text messages (in eleven languages), and stream audio files and web radio stations from a smartphone.

    This is currently available on the Fiat 500, new Panda, Punto,Qubo, Dobl and Ducato Fiat Professional.

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    Uconnect is the new platform from Fiat that gives the driver even simpler, quicker and safer access to all infotainment contents on the car.

    Blue&ME TomTom2 infotainment system

  • The fourth edition was introduced in 2012, after successes achieved in the previous three years with 1,800 driving schools involved and distribution of over 40,000 ECOPatenti - eco driving licenses.Fiat is the main sponsor of this project along with CONFARCA and UNASCA, two associations that together represent 70% of all Italian driving schools.

    In addition to the correct, eco-sustainable use of their cars, students are instructed on more general themes, such as respect for the environment and energy conservation.

    Promoted in Italy by Legambiente, the ECOPatente project aims at offering incentives to recently licen-sed drivers to follow a more ecological driving style.

    Fiat Likes U is a project highly promoted by Fiat to respond to the special mobility needs of university students and inspire them toward a driving style more attentive to consumption and emissions.Fiat Likes U offers students at universities in Turin, Rome, Milan, Salerno, Parma, Cosenza, Pisa and Catania a completely free car-sharing service, which also allows entrance to limited traffic areas.Organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Instruction and sponsored by the Ministry of the

    Environment, Fiat Likes U makes a fleet of Pandas and Fiat 500Ls available to around 280,000 students, in addition to such initiatives as scholarships, internships and special commercial offers.

    Furthermore, in order to raise awareness among young people of the eco:Drive tool and inspire them toward more ecological driving, the eco:Drive Uchallenge contest was launched, with prizes going to drivers with the highest eco:Index.

    For the first time in Europe, a carmaker has introduced a project for university students, which develops along three guidelines: sustainable mobility, study, and work.

    LUNIVERSIT CHE PIACE Powered by

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  • In the past six years Fiat has reduced i ts average emissions by 13%, going far beyond the market average.

    FIAT IS THE MOST ECOLOGICAL BRANDIN EUROPE 119.8 g/km CO2 emissions

    In 2012, for the sixth consecutive year, Fiat was confirmed as the brand with the lowest average CO2 emissions in Europe, in the list of the 20 top-selling car brands compiled by JATO Dynamics.

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  • The undisputed leader in cars with low consumption and low emissions, Fiat of fers accessible and intell igent mobility solutions that also feature top levels of safety, comfort and quality.

    ECOLOGICAL LEADERSHIPALSO MEANS MARKET LEADERSHIPWITH MORE THAN 460,000 CARS SOLD IN 2012, FIAT IS THELEADER IN EUROPE IN THE MINI AND SMALL SEGMENT*

    * Segments A and B EU27 + EFTA

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  • A VIEW TO THE FUTURETHE FIAT ECO-TECHNOLOGICAL ROADMAP

    Fiat research and develop-ment activities are directed toward innovative technologies that improve performance while simultaneously reducing emissions.

    In the future, Fiat will continue to pursue this objective in two main directions:

    optimization of the eco-compatible features of conventional engines

    development of innovative propulsion systems and use of alternative fuels

    TODAY

    MULTIJET IIECO-TURBO

    START&STOP

    I-EFFICIENCY NEW SYSTEM FOR EURO 6

    START&STOP IIHIGH-EFFICIENCY COMBUSTION

    HIGH-EFFICIENCY COMBUSTIONMULTIAIR IITWINAIR

    START&STOP

    I-EFFICIENCYSTART&STOP II

    CNGTWINAIR CNG

    FLEXFUEL/TETRAFUELLPG

    ELECTRIC

    TWINAIR CNG MULTIAIR IIHYBRID

    HIGH EFFICIENCY CNG ENGINESCNG-HYDROGEN MIX

    PLUG-IN HYBRID*

    SHORT-TERM DEVELOPMENTS

    DIESEL

    GASOLINE

    ALTERNATIVE PROPULSION SYSTEMS AND FUELS

    INNOVATION

    *experimental fleet already in use

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITYA 360 APPROACHAt F i a t , a t te n t i o n to t h e environment is not l imited to the p roduc t, bu t a l so concerns overall production: from choice of materials to plant processes and logistics.

    Production processes of the Group utilize more and more materials that are recycled, recyclable, or from natural sources. This choice has led for example to remarkable reductions in the use of PVCs and thermosetting polymers in component construction.

    World Class Manufacturing (WCM)WCM is an integrated model aimed at excellence across the entire production and logistics cycle, with special attention to eliminating accidents, waste, and breakdowns. WCM is applied to all production environments in order to optimize results through continuous improvement of processes. The goal is to obtain highest product quality, control and progressive reduction of production costs, flexibility in responding to market needs, and the involvement and motivation of personnel.All Fiat Group Automobiles plants have adopted WCM.

    ISO 14001 In keeping with its own environmental guidelines, Fiat considers the complete and homogeneous activation of an environmental management system (SGA), certified according to international ISO 14001 standards, as the most effective tool for constantly reducing the environmental impact of its production processes.As proof of Fiats commitment to this goal, requirements related to energy management included in the new ISO 50001 standards have been integrated into the environmental management system.

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  • RESULTS ACHIEVED IN 2012IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PRODUCTION PROCESSES COMPARED TO 2008

    Data refers to Fiat Group Automobiles

    -36.7%

    -18.4%

    -11.1%

    -45.9%

    -14.8%

    CO2 per vehicle produced

    energy consumed per vehicle produced

    emissions of Volatile Organic Compoundsfor each square meter of painted surface area

    water consumption per vehicle produced(with a recycling index of 97.4%)

    waste generated per vehicle produced(with only 0.2% waste discarded comparedto 95.3% waste recovered)

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  • Data related to Fiat Group Automobiles. All objectives are based on data from 2009 and related to 2014.

    NEW CHALLENGING TARGETS FOR THE FUTURE

    Energy and CO2: 26% reduction in energy consumption per vehicle produced; 30% reduction in CO2 emissions per vehicle produced.

    Volatile Organic Compounds: 10% reduction per square meter of painted surface area.

    Water: 25% reduction in water consumption per vehicle produced.

    Waste: 6% reduction in waste generated per vehicle produced; 95% waste recovered; Zero waste discarded.

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  • ECO-SUSTAINABLE DESIGNFOCUS ON RECOVERABILITY AND MATERIALS

    In Italy alone, every year around 1 million vehicles are scrapped, generating over 1.2 million metric tons of material for disposal.Since September 2000, European Union Directive 2000/53 has assigned the responsibility for disposing of end-of-life vehicles to all economic operators involved in various aspects of their management, including carmakers themselves.Fiat has embraced this commitment with great determination, adopting various measures on both the design and production levels, and going well beyond legal requirements.

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  • Fiat Group is highly focused on the issues of recyclability and recoverability of end-of-life vehicles.For some years now, all cars from Fiat Group have been 95% recoverable, as ordered by European Union Directive 2005/64, also called the 3Rs - Reuse, Recycle, and Recover.Fiat also focuses on the reuse of components originating from repairs. The Group supplies the market with a line of reconditioned spare parts.

    REACH, the fight against dangerous substancesThe Registration Evaluation Authorisation of Chemi-cals (REACH) document regulates the production, importation, distribution, and use of chemical substances in the European Union with the aim of improving awareness of the risks from new or already existing chemical products. In effect since 2007, these regulations determine the danger levels of around 30,000 chemical products and require regis-tration with the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).In this area, over the past few years, Fiat has focused on identifying and monitoring Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) in its products with the aim of presenting alternative solutions and thus continually improving products by lowering their impact on the environment.

    Air quality in the passenger compartmentFiat is particularly committed to improving air quality in the passenger compartment, giving priority to solutions with low emissions and constantly monitoring its vehicles.One main objective is minimizing emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs).

    Fiat is also at the front line in the search for solutions that facilitate safety implementation of vehicles to be recycled (for example, facilitated removal of fluids) and optimize the choice of plastic materials (reduc-tion in the use of thermosetting polymers and PVCs), with special attention given to the use of recycled materials. The use of polypropylenes from end-of-life vehicles has increased as well as the use of natural fibers from recycled insulation.

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    Metals

    Polymers

    Elastomers

    Glass

    Fluids

    Other

    Natural Organic Material

    RECOVERABILITY RECYCLABILITY95.24% 85.35%

    74.87%12.50%4.35%4.16%2.62%1.40%0.10%

    Materials in the Dobl

  • A SUMMARY OF FIAT LEADERSHIP(2012)

    For the sixth year running

    LEADER IN LOWEST CO2 EMISSIONS among major European brands

    LEADER IN EUROPEin the sale of CNG VEHICLES

    leader in europEin the sale of MINI AND SMALL CARS

    Fiat S.p.A. has been reconfirmed in the

    DOW JONES SUSTAINABILITY INDEXESWorld and Europe as Member 2012/2013

    Fiat continues to invest effort and resources in developing 360 solutions to reduce its envi-ronmental impact. All technologies introduced by Fiat provide concrete solutions, immediately available and accessible to everyone.Because at Fiat, sustainable also means accessible.

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  • Fiat Group Automobiles S.p.A. Institutional Relations - Corso Giovanni Agnelli, 200 - 10135 Turin - Italy - e-mail: [email protected] - www.fiat.com

    FIAT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

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