With Agnelli gone, Fiat workers fear dark future

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By Christian Plumb TURIN, Italy, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Fiat car workers on Friday put down their tools to mourn the group's patriarch Gianni Agnelli, then returned to worrying about a future without the staunchest defender of the group's cash-bleeding auto arm. "Today there's just a great sadness that he's gone," said Nicola Palaia, a 15-year veteran of the company's Mirafiori plant who stood for a minute of silence in Agnelli's honour. "Now the driver's seat is empty." Palaia was one ...

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