Fiat Group, or Fiat S.p.A., is an Italian automobile manufacturer, engine manufacturer, financial and industrial group based in Turin, Northern Italy.
1899 Founded by a group of investors including Giovanni Agnelli, the company name FIAT is an acronym for Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (Italian Car Factory of Turin), and it also means "let there be" in Latin.
Fiat was also an aircraft manufacturer at one time (Fiat Aircraft).
- 1922 Fiat School set up for employees sons with twelve trainees.
- 1969 Over 1,100 trainees were housed in a modern building on the site of the original company.
Sources of Information
- [The Engineer 1969 Apr-Jun: Index]1969/04/24 p27
- Ian Allan - British Buses Since 1900 - Aldridge and Morris
-  Wikipedia