Fiat shakes up plants, Melfi to build new Punto

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MILAN, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Fiat said on Thursday it would streamline production at its southern Italian plants from 2005 to save more money in its battle back from crisis. Fiat said it would build the replacement for its top-selling Punto only at Melfi, a state-of-the-art factory where suppliers based on site are linked directly to the production line, allowing it to pump out cars more efficiently than older plants. In October, Fiat had said the new Punto, due in 2005, would be produced ...

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