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Old 02-13-2009, 12:28 AM
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Hmmmm very interesting. I know the Pontiac Vibe it based on a Toyota Matrix platform, Dodge and Nissan are following this same joint effort in these tough times. I wonder if we will see an Avenger based on the Altima or Maxima platform?
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Actually Dodge building the Titan for Nissan off the new Ram frame was agreed to about a year ago. I guess things are so bad they are worried about moving forward. More likely than not there is more to the story that we just don't know about, and I'm thinking it's probably not good.
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I think the Fiat deal for small cars probably had something to do with the break up also ?
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It could have. Nissan was supposed to supply Chrysler a small car based off the Versa platform. Of course now Chrysler has access to all of Fiat's platforms and engines for small cars.
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