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pilotmass

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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 3:47:19 PM

Fiat SpA has reached an agreement with the United Auto Workers to purchase the rest of Chrysler Group LLC.

The $3.65 billion deal, which was announced Wednesday afternoon, marks the culmination of years of on-and-off negotiations between the Italian automaker and the union, which controls the retiree health care trust that owns a minority stake in the Auburn Hills automaker.

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lesndave
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 12:01:18 AM

Ok
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bston
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 11:15:36 PM

Good for them.
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MadFueler
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 1:08:59 PM

Say "Buon giorno" to the new owners...
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c0wb0y
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 9:46:06 AM

Success story.
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must87searcher
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 11:00:04 PM

Lets see how this works out.
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skempton
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 9:39:55 PM

What will the union invest in now, Telsa?
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mitt4prez
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 7:59:42 PM

"Now that the government and the union are out of he way some real investment can happen."

Would that it were. The looting of old Chrysler & GM bondholders shows govt is never to be trusted. Rented, or leased via campaign contributions, yes, but never trusted.
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scorpiogg
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 7:50:55 PM

Good
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Bugger2008
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 7:23:40 PM

Why not!
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jimgraham
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 7:19:26 PM

1. We GAVE Fiat Chrysler.

2. They are using Chrysler money (OUR money that we gave them) to keep Fiat afloat.

3. Now they are going to put 100% of the burden of keeping Fiat alive in the hands of Chrysler. All the profits from Chrysler (assuming there will be any) will flow to Fiat - Italy - and the EU in order to cover Fiat debt and keep Fiat out of bankruptcy......

What in the hades does that do for US???

Hope the union got enough cash to take care of their own out of this deal. They knew what was going to happen with the Chrysler money from the git go - and wanted no part of the mess.

Watch - in 5 years Chrysler will be broke again because of Fiat.......
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 6:47:56 PM

Now that the government and the union are out of he way some real investment can happen.
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WestDriver
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 6:46:31 PM

I'm not sure how I feel about that. Hope it helps Chrysler.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 6:26:51 PM

they got the dough.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 6:06:51 PM

God for them
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:50:39 PM

OK
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:28:15 PM

interesting
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:53:09 PM

Good,
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coughlin
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:33:22 PM

Bad move for Fiat.
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djwhit
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:22:00 PM

SOUNDS GREAT FOR CHRYSLER...../.......
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:15:21 PM

good for fiat
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:13:25 PM

Boooo!
what's next?
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bklynse
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:12:53 PM

This is a sad day...
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:12:14 PM

Do they want to buy GM?
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yorkie1945
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:08:51 PM

another sell out
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 3:59:32 PM

Does this mean more FIAT 500's for the American market, too, or even broadening their reach with the flagship brand?
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 3:55:03 PM

A good move for both Chrysler and the union. So far, Fiat has done a great job at improving Chrysler's products and more good things can be expected in the future.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 3:54:48 PM

Hopefully this will keep things around for a while
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NotTom
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 3:50:23 PM

Good, I like the European styling
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