Fiat Linea to run on Sri Lankan roads Also Read - Sri Lanka's First COVID-19 Patient Recovers, Discharged From Hospital

Fiat is opening its first dealership in Sri Lanka on September 29 with the name Speed Italia.  After Mahindra, Fiat India is the second Indian carmaker planning to penetrate this market and is exporting the Linea 1.4 emotion pack. The first batch of 72 cars is already dispatched and 50 of these are allotted to the Lankan Air Force. Also Read - COVID-19: Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Urges Citizens to Halt Travel, Gatherings

Fiat India already exports Linea and Punto to South Africa and Nepal, and is now also considering entering Australia and Bhutan.  Also Read - Sri Lanka Suspends All Incoming International Flights Amid Coronavirus Fears