US: Fiat alliance worth $8bn-10bn to Chrysler

Chrysler has had “very constructive discussions” with the US treasury and the presidential task force on the auto industry, chairman and CEO Bob Nardelli said in an email to employees. He also estimated the cash value of Fiat’s contribution to be between $8bn and $10bn based on what it would cost Chrysler alone to develop and build the vehicles the Italian automaker would help with.

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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR – Four Seasons Update – February 2009

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR – Four Seasons Update – February 2009
2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR - February 2009 Four Seasons Update - Automobile Magazine
When you’re playing in snow, the car has some initial understeer, and a few staffers have complained that they can feel the torque transfer through the steering wheel.

Months in Fleet: Seven
Approximate mileage: 19000

Photo Gallery: 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR – February 2009 Four Seasons Update – Automobile Magazine

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