* CEO passionately defends choice to close Italian plant * Says European car sales market needs 4 years to recover * Says integration with Chrysler on track (Adds quotes, background, further details) TURIN, March 26 (Reuters) - Fiat's boss Sergio Marchionne said Italy remains pivotal for the group, despite the planned closure of a large plant in Sicily and expansion abroad to fight a global crisis that has crippled the car sector. Rejecting domestic attacks on the company's ...
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