ANALYSIS-Will Fiat make Peugeot Plan B if Opel bid fails?


* Fiat may look elsewhere for scale if Opel bid fails * Merged Fiat-Peugeot would be biggest Europe car maker * Volvo, GM's Saab are too small for Fiat's goals * Fiat, Peugeot lack money for restructurings By Ian Simpson MILAN, May 29 (Reuters) - Italian automaker Fiat SpA could turn to France's PSA Peugeot Citroen as a potential merger partner if its bid for Germany's Opel fails, but a deal would be full of complications. With rival bidder Magna International apparently moving ...

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