TURIN – The car business can be utterly ruthless at times. On Monday, Danielle Bandiera, Alfa Romeo SpA chief, flew to Naples for the launch of the revised 147. That same day, Karl-Heinz Kalbfell surprised the industry by resigning as CEO of Rolls-Royce Cars. Rumors that quickly connected the two events proved true: Kalbfell had been headhunted by Fiat Auto SpA boss Herbert Demel to replace Bandiera. (See related story: Rolls Chief Lands at Alfa) Bandiera, who has run Alfa since ...

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