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Old 23rd November 2006, 15:03   #1
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Default Spark may be powered by Maruti!

GM says that it is open to sourcing diesel engines for the "To be launched Spark" by Maruti
DNA - Money - Spark may run on Maruti engine - Daily News & Analysis

Spark will be made in Halol and may be on sale early 2007(April-May timeframe)
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Hmmmm!! That's pretty good news as the spares and engine maintenance may hopefully remain cheaper.
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Hmmmm!! That's pretty good news as the spares and engine maintenance may hopefully remain cheaper.
Very true .. it seems the whole country will soon run on Fiat diesel engines (I'm presuming this is the same engine) !
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Very true .. it seems the whole country will soon run on Fiat diesel engines (I'm presuming this is the same engine) !
If it is so then why can't GM source diesel engines from Fiat itself? Tata-Fiat too are producing these engines now, no?
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GM says that it is open to sourcing diesel engines for the "To be launched Spark" by Maruti
that will be powered by fiat supplied by maruti.
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will be a wise move, if it happens. maruti is investing heavily on their engine plant.
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If it is so then why can't GM source diesel engines from Fiat itself?
because i believe GM and fiat had a tiff 1-2 yrs back where GM had to pay $2billion to fiat as they're partnership had broken.
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