TURIN – Talks are intensifying between Fiat Group Automobiles SpA and BMW AG over potential technology and platform sharing, insiders say. The hush-hush negotiations are said to be picking up pace at the urging of Fiat-Chrysler Group LLC CEO Sergio Marchionne. BMW would share some components and purchasing with Fiat and Chrysler, while the Italian auto maker would provide small, fuel-efficient engines for BMW’s Mini and Megacities models. Sources say the proposed tie-up would be ...

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