How much resuscitation does it take before deciding the patient is better off dead? If you are Fiat, you never say die. Not when you are the closest thing Italy has to a national car company. Not when a country’s pride, and not just market share, are at stake. Yet, many would argue Fiat is on its last legs, having recently announced it will slash 12,300 jobs by 2006, shutter 12 plants and raise $2.1 billion in fresh capital for a third try in less than two years to save itself from the ...

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