A glitch in the engine room

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A modern plant boasting production of 180,000 cars per year, an investment worth €1 billion that has guaranteed 2,400 jobs. Fiat in Serbia is cranking out the new 500L model around the clock and driving Serbia’s economic recovery. However, an internal ‘incident’ has cast a shadow on the Serbian factory. “Mi smo ono što stvaramo” (We are what we make) reads the billboard on the large Fiat factory in Kragujevac, Serbia. And how many brand new 500Ls they make for the world market, is a source of pride for the floor workers here, even if working for Fiat Automobili Srbija (FAS) is not exactly heaven, with its modest salaries and frenetic work schedules. Yet there’s one thing to which no on can turn a blind eye: respect. If you want to read it all, purchase the entire issue in pdf for just three euro

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