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New face Fiat Ducato order book opens

The new Ducato is here and the order book is open. Launched in 1981, the new face of the Fiat Professional Range, the flagship model, boasts 40 years of history and will become Europe’s best-selling light commercial vehicle in 2020. I’m already celebrating.

Already with best-in-class features and the widest range on the market, New Ducato not only solidifies its leading position, but also constantly improves it for all missions, all of its clients’ cargo and cargo. The purpose is to meet. Mobility requirements. The same customer has always recognized the model’s leadership in terms of efficiency, flexibility and constant upgrades, and after 40 years of continuous success, it has established itself as Europe’s best-selling commercial vehicle. I will.

With a focus on technology and connectivity, New Ducato reaffirms its leadership and stays one step ahead of the competition by redesigning the interior and redesigning the overall look. Thanks to the fully digital cockpit, you can instantly and clearly provide actionable driving information and alerts, from navigation to driver assistance systems. Reconfiguration and interaction with the UConnect infotainment system. Therefore, the vehicle can be adapted to the driver’s requirements in the best possible way possible. In addition to all of this, we have the finest full satellite navigation system, including a new UConnect interface with up to 10 inches of screen, TomTom 3D maps and built-in wireless Apple CarPlay / Android Auto. The latter system gives you access to the most commonly used vehicle controls with a single tap. The UConnect 7-inch screen (also with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto) and the UConnect 5-inch screen complete the product. The revamped interior design is adorned with a redesigned dashboard and steering wheel, new gear levers, new door panels and automatic air conditioning controls.

With this completely revamped architecture, the new Ducato adds a great new proposal for driver assistance and safety systems aimed at improving the driving experience and making Ducato a safer environment for work and leisure. I will. In fact, the New Ducato is marketed as the first light commercial vehicle with Level 2 autonomous driving and offers a full range of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) both on the road and in parking. These will be available from retailers in the near future. From speed limits to brake control against unexpected obstacles such as pedestrians and cyclists, from road sign recognition to driver attention monitoring, adaptive cruise control with stop and go capabilities, lane keep assist, and traffic jam assist. Finally, keep the active control. Move to the orbit of the vehicle in consideration of traffic conditions. By using the latter three ADAS in combination, New Ducato can achieve Level 2 autonomous driving. Level 2 autonomous driving assists the vehicle independently while driving and accelerating and braking. Unique results that could not be achieved with conventional commercial vehicles.

A wide range of driver assistance and parking system specifications have been added with a digitally improved digital central mirror that replaces the associated mirror with a rear view and an ESC system with crosswind assist, trailer stability control and active park assist. Will be done. The latter is a semi-autonomous assistant for parallel and vertical parking operations.

In addition, the upcoming e-commerce and home delivery boom and its affirmation will entail new requirements and demand in terms of driving comfort. New Ducato addresses these with practical and smart solutions such as: Keyless Entry and Go – Locks and unlocks cabin and luggage compartment doors to start the engine without a key. An electric parking brake that reduces clutter in the cabin and makes it easier to move. The Eat and Work passenger seat can be folded into a convenient space for work or light meals. Compartment for charging mobile phones wirelessly. Double USB-A and USB-C ports. High voltage 230 V power socket. Larger and more spacious door panels. A heated windshield with internal electrical resistance for quick defrosting. The self-leveling air suspension lowers the load threshold and facilitates loading and unloading.

The seats have a more modern look and come with new pads to provide more space and comfort. The new electric power steering, which comes standard with the entire range, is more accurate and easier to handle in all driving and load conditions. A small steering wheel with a reduced radius of gyration redefines Ducato’s new concept of comfort in the cabin, providing ergonomic benefits and reducing stress for drivers and passengers.

Power train
New Ducato has completely updated the range of engines developed to comply with Euro 6D-Final regulations and expanded the range offered in heavy duty type approval. Based on Stellantis’ unique new and unique H3 power architecture, the new Multijet3 diesel engine is now in its third generation and leverages its strengths to reduce weight and improve efficiency (due to load capacity benefits). And reduce consumption and CO2 emissions (up to 7% reduction, the highest number in its class). With greater flexibility and reduced noise than previous generation engines, it also has improved durability as an essential characteristic of engines that specialize in the rigors and comfort typical of commercial vehicles. I will.

The New Ducato is available with four levels of output (120hp, 140hp, 160hp, 180hp) and offers a new and improved 6-speed manual transmission. 160hp and 180hp variations. Available at three maximum power levels, the heavy duty range with manual and automatic transmission completes the engine offered, maintains the same torque as the lightweight model, and with 450Nm of torque from the most powerful engine. Already the best in its class. Overall, New Ducato offers its customers 13 different combinations of choices in its lineup to best fit all mission specifications.

The designers at Centro Stile paid great attention to the redefinition of the New Ducato line and the ergonomics inside it. The front has a bolder look and a new iconic Fiat badge in the center, proudly emphasizing the fact that it forms part of the Italian brand as a vehicle produced at the Atessa plant. .. Similarly, the grid, engine housing and skid plate have been redesigned to give a stylish and unified look to the times. But an immediate eye-catching factor is the design of new high-performance lights with full LED technology. The lights are divided into three sections, the bottom section dedicated to the LED light guide, which develops the characteristic features of Ducato. The three center lights have a distinctly sporty look, providing 30% brighter brightness than traditional halogen headlights. Finally, the upper section is dedicated to turn signals and has been restyled with LED light guides with slider switches, highly regarded in automobiles and now available in commercial vehicles. To complete the style intervention, the new Lanzarote Gray was introduced as a color at launch, emphasizing the adventurous spirit of New Ducato and dedicated specifically to clients in the recreation sector.

The new Ducato is available in three configurations: Tecnico, Tecnico Plus and Business Edition, all of which are more extensive than ever. These three configurations can be further customized by adding the ADAS system and other packs with improved features. All of these are designed to “fit all missions” and customize the New Ducato to meet client requirements.

All new connected services can transform New Ducato. First, the Uconnect system can be extended in many ways. The Uconnect ™ service and FIAT app allow you to manage and monitor your vehicle directly from a variety of devices. Other services include remote assistance, smart navigation, remote control, and vehicle management. These create a virtuous circle, and all stakeholders are always provided through the main features provided to ensure safety and assistance during travel and to provide geographical support at events, such as My Assistant. You can benefit from the benefits of work done in the spirit of contacting and sharing. Of the incident. Every month, we also send you a New Ducato health report with recommendations on how to best care for your vehicle.

My Remote provides vehicle interaction to lock and unlock doors, locate, and set alerts for speed, area, and time of day, even when you’re away from the vehicle. In addition, if you are using a voice assistant, you can send directions directly to your vehicle to receive information about the condition of your vehicle.

My Car constantly monitors the status of New Ducato, including fuel levels, tire pressure, odometers, and receiving direct notifications about maintenance and repairs.

With Mynavi, you can quickly arrive at your destination without stress while checking traffic jam information, weather information, and automatic speed camera information in real time. Send & Go, parking search and gas station features help you optimize your time. For example, if you find a destination in the app, you can send the destination to the satellite navigation with a single tap to display the gas station and parking lot. How to do it. Maps are always kept wireless and up-to-date, even if you don’t go to the workshop.

With the addition of Wi-Fi hotspots, My Wi-Fi allows you to connect up to eight devices and use Amazon Alexa Voice Service in your car. If a Ducato theft seeks help, you can use the My Alert pack for notification.

Finally, you can use the My Fleet Manager tool to simplify enterprise fleet management with maximum efficiency and safety, thanks to advanced tools that monitor, plan, and analyze your entire vehicle fleet.

The connectivity provided by New Ducato also means that vehicle telematics data and remote controls can be integrated with existing client solutions for maximum interoperability.

New face Fiat Ducato order book opens New face Fiat Ducato order book opens

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