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The Sofim - (Società Franco Italiana Motori) was originally a joint diesel engine enterprise established between Fiat, Saviem ( Renault) and Alfa Romeo on the 13th of September 1974 and was bought by Iveco in 1981. The manufacturing plant is located in Foggia in southern Italy and is nowadays Fiat Powertrain Technologies largest engine plant covering an area of approximately .

In 1977 was presented the 8140 diesel engine range: a 2.0-liter (1,995 cc) four-cylinder and 2.4-liter (2,445 cc) four-cylinder . These motors were used in light commercial vehicle Saviem SG2, OM Grinta and in the Fiat Daily (Iveco Daily). These engines were used also in Fiat 131 and 132 models.

Today, light trucks Fiat Ducato III and Iveco Daily uses Sofim engine of 2.3 L of and 3.0 L . Iveco also provides engines for Fuso, the Asian subsidiary of Daimler AG, a 3.0-liter engines for its light-duty vehicles.