It was reported earlier today that BMW and Fiat are going to collaborate on front-wheel-drive car that will be the basis for the next MINI and other future Fiats and Alfa Romeos. Now comes word that the partnership is also going to help bring Alfa Romeo back to the US in 2010.
Fiat released a statement today that included “as part of a possible cooperation, BMW Group will provide Fiat Group Automobiles with support in launching the Alfa Romeo brand in the North American market.” A Fiat spokesperson also told the Automotive News that “MINI U.S. dealers would have the possibility to also sell Alfa Romeo cars.”
This is great news since many of us have been wondering when the brand would finally return to the US.
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