Laura Soave, Fiat’s U.S. chief, to speak Thursday

Laura J. Soave, head of Fiat Brand North America, will discuss the reintroduction of the Italian brand here this Thursday at the February 17 meeting. Leading the return is the Fiat 500, voted car of the year in Europe and now arriving in the United States.

In addition to Ms.Soave’s appearance will be the appearance of two Fiat 500s parked in front of the Club on 51st Street: the first is a vintage version, while the second is the federal-spec modern vehicle.

The program begins at noon with a reception, followed by lunch, Ms. Soaveā€™s presentation and a question-and-answer session at the 3 West Club, 3 West 51st Street, New York. Tickets are $35 for members and $45 for others.