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Christopher Bruce2012-10-15 16:02:55

Italian Government Working with Fiat to Boost Exports

Fiat will build Jeeps in Italy and export them to the US

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti says that he is working with FiatFiatFiatItaly, 1899 > present159 models
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to create conditions where the company can increase exports. In return, Fiat will not close factories. 

"The purpose of the meetings is to investigate what measures we can offer and what sort of commitments we can receive in turn from the company," said Monti.

Details as to what exactly the Italian government will do have not yet been revealed. However, the plan is for the government to find ways to improve Fiat's manufacturing efficiency, and in return Fiat will keep factories open in Italy and export more cars.

The agreement means that idled Fiat plants will begin producing cars next year. There are already plans to produce JeepsJeepJeepUnited States of America, 1941 > present33 models
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at one of the factories that will be exported to the US. 

Source: Automotive News Europe





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