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Fiat sees at least 100,000 Jeeps
made in China in 2014

Reuters, by Stephen Jewkes and Stefano Rebaudo

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Posted By:crimea river, 1/18/2013 5:18:16 PM

Fiat (FIA.MI) and its U.S. unit Chrysler expect to roll out at least 100,000 Jeeps in China when production starts in 2014 as they seek to catch up with rivals in the world´s biggest car market. Output could double, the Italian carmaker´s Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne, without giving a precise timeframe. Chrysler, in which Fiat has a 58.5 percent stake, said on Tuesday it had agreed to make Jeeps in China with Guangzhou Automobile Group (601238.SS).

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Romney told Americans the truth. PolitiFact lied.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bkt23, 1/18/2013 5:35:38 PM     (No. 9125189)

If the purpose of establishing a Jeep manufacturing plant in China because Jeeps are popular with the Chinese (and they are), then there´s no problem.

If the purpose of establishing a plant there is to reduce cost of manufacturing and these Jeeps will be sold all over the world, that´s no good. While it´s an indictment on onerous tax and mandate issues here, it´s also an indication of Jeep (Fiat) being selling out their distinctly American heritage.

I own a Jeep and love it. If Jeep moves to China and out of the U.S., I won´t buy another one.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: provide, 1/18/2013 5:47:08 PM     (No. 9125211)

Fiat owns Case/IH farm implements too.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rafter, 1/18/2013 5:57:36 PM     (No. 9125236)

OP is... correctomundo.

2014 will be a great year...
for the wheels to come off the Obama Badministration at last.

Ministry of Propaganda (NBC, etc) can only make a turkey fly for so long.

This news along with hatred of Obamacare kick-in next year and everything else
should pile on enough to sink Bamster in the midterms.
Hope for change.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: franq, 1/18/2013 6:05:30 PM     (No. 9125248)

I own a Jeep. My son owned a Jeep first. He now has another Jeep. They are easy to fix. If it´s a regional supply issue, more power to them. My company does the same thing.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Mike43, 1/18/2013 6:09:29 PM     (No. 9125253)

But President Obama said Mitt Romney was scarifying people by saying exactly this.....

My head´s just goin´ to explode.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: trapper, 1/18/2013 6:24:06 PM     (No. 9125277)

Chinese Jeeps = Cheeps.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: uno, 1/18/2013 6:44:10 PM     (No. 9125319)

Romney Lied!

Oh, wait...

This may be record setting. It´ll be the first time in history a car model winds up in the junk yard while it´s still under warranty!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: FunOne, 1/18/2013 6:51:29 PM     (No. 9125327)

The UAW workers are concerned that those ten year old Chinese kids can assemble vehicles better than they can.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Nimby, 1/18/2013 7:32:50 PM     (No. 9125405)

And yet maroons in Ohio believed the gasbag.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 1/19/2013 4:38:25 AM     (No. 9125803)

The media lied - Jobs died.

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