The Agnelli Family
Legends Nov 2, 2015


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It’s a company that has so far survived more than 100 years building automobiles. In 1899, Italian Giovanni Agnelli signed a contract with Emanuele Bricherasio di Cacherano, a nobleman from Turin, Italy, who was looking for investors and partners in a company called “Societa Anonima Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino,” or Fiat. The first factory opened in 1900 with nearly 200 workers. Agnelli stood out in the group of investors and won recognition for his determination and strategic vision.

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