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    Followup: Fiat-Chrysler alliance in jeopardy due to Pentastar's IPO filing?
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    The four-year relationship between Fiat and Chrysler has thus far been beneficial for both automakers, but it has also proven to be a complicated battle between Sergio Marchionne and the United Auto Workers – the latter controlling the remaining 41.5 percent of Chrysler. With the recent ...

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    Report: Marchionne assures Fiat jobs will stay in Italy, amid Chrysler merger talks
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    Even though Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne has repeatedly said he won't pick up, leave Italy and take his Fiat factories with him, his occasional pointed comments about the challenges of running operations in that country has worried Italian politicians dealing with government, economic and ...

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    Report: Fiat boss Elkann being mentored by... Bill Ford?
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    Fiat Chairman John Elkann has been turning to an unusual source for advice on the car business. While speaking during an interview with The Detroit News, Elkann said he often asks Bill Ford Jr. for advice on how to proceed with the turnaround at Chrysler. "It's great to have the opportunity to ...

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    Report: Fiat says it has "no plans" to take Mazda stake
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    Fiat Chairman John Elkann says his company has no plans to purchase a stake in Mazda, according to Reuters. Instead, the Italian automaker will focus its efforts on increasing its share of Chrysler to more than 60 percent. Right now, Fiat owns 58.5 percent of Chrysler, though the European company ...

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    Report: Exor to spin Ferrari off into a separate company?
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    Just a couple of weeks ago, few of us had ever heard of a company called Exor. After all, why should we? It's a private family investment company. But the family in question is the Agnellis, and their company holds the keys to the entire Fiat empire (and by extension, much of Chrysler as well). ...

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    Official: Rupert Murdoch's News Corp and Agnelli family's Exor confirm F1 plan
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    It may have seemed far-fetched when the news first broke, and Bernie Ecclestone may think it will never amount to anything, but the reports of a plan to buy-out Formula 1 have proven factual. The initial reports indicated that Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation, together with an unnamed second ...

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    BREAKING: Luca di Montezemolo reportedly stepping down from Fiat
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    Fiat has called a last-minute unscheduled press conference for 4 pm CET today, where it is understood that Fiat Group Chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo will announce that he is leaving the company. At this time, no official reason has been given for Montezemolo's departure, but it's being ...

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