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Mazda News: Mazda and Fiat Executives See More Tie-ups

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William Maley

Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com

October 1, 2012

Mazda and Fiat's partnership of using the next-generation Miata platform to build the Alfa Romeo spider could lead to more.

Mazda CEO Takashi Yamanouchi told Ward's Auto that they would be "willing to share Skyactiv" technologies with Fiat. Yamanouchi also revealed that Mazda would like to leverage Fiat's dominance in certain markets to help their presence.

As for Fiat, CEO Sergio Marchionne said,

“Everything is possible. We’ve just started. We’ve signed the deal; we’ve visited the plants. Let’s take it one day at a time. We’re open to any solutions that lessen capital (outlays).”

Source: Ward's Auto

William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at william.maley@cheersandgears.com or you can follow him on twitter at @realmudmonster.


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Mazda will get consumed by Fiat but at least Fiat will get better quality product out of it.

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