Alfa Romeo returns to the U.S. market in 2012
Sergio Marchionne said Alfa Romeo will return to the U.S. market in 24 months, and helped the partnership with Chrysler.
Future brand Alfa Romeo stand still questionable, following the Fiat group to release a decision on the fate or only subsidiary in April. Latest information give fans hope but the brand.
Sergio Marchionne, Fiat-Chrysler alliance's president, confirmed the return of premium brand in the U.S. market. This decision will bring and a solid plan for the future of Alfa Romeo, which means that pessimistic prophecies will be temporarily set aside.
Marchionne said he is confident in chances official Alfa "to create a globally acceptable offer, but especially in the United States and Canada. There is a high probability that the brand back on the U.S. market in the next 24 months, Marchionne concluded.
In the future, Alfa Romeo will share platforms with Chrysler more, both in Europe and the USA. A concrete example is the C-segment platform, found on the Giulietta model, which would be included and ranges Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Lancia and Fiat.
Alfa Romeo withdrew from the U.S. market in 1995 because of problems with the quality of its products. Fiat tried to return overseas in 2003 when working with General Motors, but plans have not materialized.