Fiat to shut Alfa engine plant, buy GM motors

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MILAN, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Italian carmaker Fiat plans to close an Alfa Romeo motor plant near Milan and will instead power some of its sporty models with engines made by former partner General Motors , unions said on Tuesday. Fiat's Powertrain unit announced its decision to workers, who reacted by throwing insults at Fiat Chairman Luca di Montezemolo. "Powertrain told us today that Alfa Romeo engines will no longer be made in Arese. The assembly lines will be dismantled and the ...

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