Bavarians from BMW could collaborate with Alfa Romeo to develop future MINI platform. This collaboration will exist together with a partnership signed with PSA. BMW examines the possibility of cooperation with Fiat Group to use common components for Mini and Alfa Romeo models for cost savings.
In exchange for aid, those from BMW will help Italian manufacturer Fiat to launch the Alfa Romeo brand in the market of America North. According to the plan of Sergio Marchionne, Fiat had to bring the Alfa Romeo brand in the U.S. market somewhere between 2010 and 2011.
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