DETROIT — Recently partnered General Motors Corp. and Fiat SpA, which last month announced a strategic alliance and stock swap, should have little problem remaining competitors judging by the overlap in their product segments, manufacturing footprint and world markets. The deal calls for GM to pay US$2.4 billion for a 20% stake in Fiat's auto operations, and the Italian industrial company acquiring 5.1% of GM common stock, making it GM's largest shareholder. Fiat also has the option to ...

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