Fiat Mio is a concept vehicle initiative of Fiat Group Automobiles created by Fiat Style Centre of Betim, Minas Gerais, Brazil on the 30 years of occasion of the automaker in Brazil. The Mio is the 1st concept vehicle that created history in the internet and participatory manner and the 1st recorded under Creative Commons license. It was showcased in the year 2010 at International Auto Show. The official site of project stakeholders can submit proposals to Fiat Style Centre that are later rated by other users. As mentioned above, the Mio was introduced at 24th International Auto Show in Sao Paulo as Fiat FCC Adventure or Fiat Concept Car, a road inspired vehicle designed and engineered in Brazil by Fiat Style Centre.
Developed and designed in Betim at Giovenni Agnelli Development Pole, the Fiat Mio is a prototype engineered completely with organic materials. It is considered to be an ultramodern commuter that’s an outcome of gigantic online mutual process involving general public. The Mio is a concept vehicle produced by over 17,000 people online and unveiled at Sao Paulo Auto Show in Brazil. It measures 2.5m in length, while its design highlights are covered wheels for increasing efficiency and thus minimizing drag, a large glasshouse and camouflaged headlamps. The interior gets mobile phone integration technology and touchscreen controls.
Mr. Peter Fassbender, Fiat design boss quoted by Autocar magazine stated that a good designer tries for realizing wishes of everybody, and with this concept they are truthfully working on everyone’s behalf. The evolution of Fiat Mio integrates various stages with the 1st round of questions posed to the community being about design and features. Further, users will be asked for marketing and branding ideas. It is designed and engineered for a world where driver can be just a passenger and can have the car controlled via intelligent means.