Components and Production Systems
Fiat Professional is the brand entirely dedicated to the light commercial vehicle market.
one hundred years of history and a one-of-a-kind heritage, the Fiat Professional
brand is entirely dedicated to the light commercial vehicle market, with a product line-up that has recently undergone a complete renewal.
Fiat Professional is the stand out professional in the light commercial vehicle industry, providing a
wide range of transport solutions, customized to satisfy all business and recreational needs.
Fiat Professional also offers a comprehensive range of
services and solutions to meet the working needs of both large and small businesses.
The Fiat Professional range of vehicles is versatile and reliable, designed to keep professionals
on the move and allow them to focus on getting the job done.
Setting a new industry standard when it was launched in 1981, the
Ducato is now available in more than 80 countries around the world. The Ducato has become a benchmark in its category by being both a segment leader and a strong market leader in the Recreational Vehicle market in Europe.
With over one hundred years of experience, the Fiat Professional product line-up meets every working need of its customers. In 1903 it produced the first truck (Fiat 24HP) as well as the first Post Office van (Fiat Tipo1), which were followed a few years later by the first bus (Fiat 18P - 1911) and the first tipper (Fiat 18L – 1914).
The Ducato is the most common motorhome base used in Europe, with around two-thirds of
motorhomes using the Ducato base.
The Sevel assembly plant in Val di Sangro, Italy, where the Ducato is produced, is the largest
light commercial vehicle assembly plant in Europe and, in 2018, it reached the production milestone of six
Fiat Professional is five time winner of International Van of The Year. The winning models are:
All models in the Fiat Professional line-up are named after old coins: the Fiorino (Florin) was struck in Florence, Italy from 1252 to 1533 and was the first European gold coin produced in sufficient quantity to play a significant commercial role, remaining in use until the 17th century; the Ducato (Ducat)
was coined in Venice, Italy in the 13th century and continued to be used as a trading currency in Europe as late as the 20th century; the Talento (Talent, also known as the Athenian talent or Greek talent)
was originally a unit of measure equal to the mass of water required to fill an amphora (one cubic foot) and the equivalent amount silver; the Doblone (Doubloon, from Spanish doblón, meaning "double”), which inspired the name Doblò, was a two-escudo or 32-real gold coin. In Spain, doubloons were used as currency up to the middle of the 19th century.