Opel shifts to 2 Fiat platforms

Crate, James R.
March 2000
Automotive News;3/20/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5866, p1
Trade Publication
Reports the shift of next generation mainstream European cars of General Motors Corp. onto Fiat modular platforms. Spaceframe technology as basis of the platforms; Benefits of using the technology; Reduction of tooling costs; Elimination of the need for stampings and jigs; Provision of a wider range of wheelbase and drive options for designers to work with.


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