The car was a Dodge Dart, but the engine that drove it and Chrysler closer to Italy-based partner Fiat was all Fiat. Chrysler announces that Fiat now controls 58.5% of the Detroit auto maker, having upped its stake by 5%. The increase was triggered automatically after Chrysler advises the U.S. Treasury Dept. in a letter that it has “irrevocably committed” to domestic series production of a vehicle featuring an unadjusted combined fuel-economy rating of at least 40 mpg (5.9 ...
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