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Chrysler + Fiat ?!

Discussion in 'Cars and Transportation' started by TEG, Jan 20, 2009.

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    Chrysler is very lucky they found a new partner.
     
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    They gave Fiat 35% equity and 3 board seats and got no cash. And, it is contingent on another $4B in US taxpayer funds being loaned to Chrysler. I'm not sure I get it.

    If the fundamental problem is overcapacity in the industry, bringing new capacity into the market will make things worse
     
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    Some comments that were posted in response to that story:

     
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    Fiat/Chrysler plans electric car - Autocar.co.uk

    The 500 has been a huge seller for Fiat, so if done right this could be a good introduction to EVs for a lot of people.
     
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