Italy govt under fire for inaction over Fiat plans


By Jo Winterbottom MILAN, May 31 (Reuters) - Italy's government is under fire from unions and opposition politicians for failing to back car maker Fiat and persuade Germany it would be the best partner for Opel, the European arm of General Motors . Germany on Saturday sealed a deal with Canadian auto parts group Magna , GM and the U.S. government to save Opel from the imminent bankruptcy of its U.S. parent. [ID:nLU272618] Magna has Russian backing for its bid. "The Italian government ...

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