Affordable sub-compacts for working-class drivers are an Italian speciality. In the 1930s, Fiat introduced what was then the smallest 4-cylinder car ever mass produced: the Fiat 500. Known as the Topolino. It proved to be durable, and affordable.
Vonn came back from a crash in the world championship super giant slalom to win a final medal in the downhill discipline. One of the most successful skiers in history, she had announced that this race would be her last.
After bringing Fiat back from the brink, boss Sergio Marchionne was looking for another challenge and audaciously took over Chrysler in 2009. Amazingly and against all odds, he was able to turn both leviathans around.
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