The future of Chrysler LLC seems irretrievably tied to an
Italian company boasting its own turnaround success after
flirting with disaster earlier in the decade.
Fiat has been reborn with a knack for producing cool, small
cars; its desire to return to the U.S. market after a 20-
year break marks the best, perhaps only, hope for
Documents released by the Obama administration show that
Chrysler can't survive without merging with Fiat SpA. The
U.S. government also has no plans to provide any additional
funding to Chrysler unless it links with Fiat...