Fiat Ducato – Click above for high-res image gallery

It's looking like Chrysler may be ready to re-badge a couple more European vans and bring them to our shores. The automaker is reportedly weighing the option of bringing the pint-sized
front-wheel-drive Fiat Doblo, its bigger brother the Ducato and the seriously meaty Iveco Daily to these shores, all vans to be marketed under the recently minted Ram brand.

We figure that Chrysler would aim the Doblo squarely at the Ford Transit Connect, another European hauler repurposed for the U.S., while the Ducato would slot nicely in the hole left by the departed Dodge Sprinter. For bigger jobs, enter the Iveco Daily, which sees use in nearly every other part of the world to haul just about anything.


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      starla
      • 3 Years Ago
      Fix It Again Tony
      Justin Campanale
      • 3 Years Ago
      The American vans over here are really starting to get dated. It's about time that we start to get European vans over here.
      • 3 Years Ago
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      kewrock2
      • 3 Years Ago
      Good luck competing with Ford E-line on that one.
      HAT1701D
      • 3 Years Ago
      So let me get this straight. 1.) Chrysler ponies up to the goverment for a bailout to restructure and save jobs. 2.) Chrysler then cut's down thier vehicle model lineup. 3.) Now, Chrysler is letting Fiat import additional models to either REPLACE existing ones by simply removing the Fiat badge and sticking a Dodge badge on or add to the lineup under the Fiat badge. So, how does importing Fiat made vehicles add jobs here in America?
        Dallas
        • 3 Years Ago
        @HAT1701D
        You forgot that Daimler purchased Chrysler, made changes and sucked the life out of the company, then dumped it back on the sales market where Fiat purchased it so they could now get their cars back into the American market. So if they just stand back and put in people that know how run a car company to satisfy customers and not the bean counters with luck Chrysler will come back to challenge GM, Ford, and the rest like it used to be. Let's have more vehicles like the Challenger that actually resembles the Challengers I remember. I had hopes for the Camaro until they gave it that stupid smile and Ford missed it with their T-bird and not much better with the Mustang (that's body design, not so much in performance). Build something that doesn't look like a wedge with round corners as many of us are tired of it. Put the adults back in charge of running the company.
      foodeater
      • 3 Years Ago
      That would be fantastic. The current offerings by the Big 3 leave a lot to be desired.
      throwback
      • 3 Years Ago
      It's about time the domestics update their commercial vans. Talk about old tech!
        rocketmoose
        • 3 Years Ago
        @throwback
        Hell, they should bring over their euro vans. Ford's Transit is pretty brilliant and owns the market, at least in Britain.
      rbnhd1144
      • 3 Years Ago
      We are long overdue for new vans, these companies need to stop talking and just bring them, Mines a regular sized Ducato to replace the Astro I have, the Ducato is very popular in Europe, the base for many Motorhomes, the same size as a Sprinter. I cant see why these companies take so long to decide, its a no brainer, same goes for the real Ford Ford Transit, these are availble in most other countries, just not here, they are superior to whats being sold here.
      Jon
      • 3 Years Ago
      should be the roaring success as the aztec was.
      wpbjr2150
      • 3 Years Ago
      Fix it again Tony
        Robert G
        • 3 Years Ago
        @wpbjr2150
        THAT JOKE IS OLD. JUST LIKE FORD FOUND ON ROAD DEAD LOL
      tenspeeder
      • 3 Years Ago
      add the crosshair grill to that bumper and it will be quite the looker
      • 3 Years Ago
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