Fiat will keep its headquarters in Turin and not move to Detroit after its merger with Chrysler
15 February 2011

The Italian government has said it is “reassured” regarding the future location of Fiat's headquarters.

Saturday’s meeting between Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi and Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne confirmed that the company would stay in Turin.

Full story: Fiat 'could move to US'

The news comes after the company was in deliberations to relocate to Detroit, home of Chrysler, which Fiat is in the process of merging with.

Fiat chairman John Elkann said: “Fiat would never abandon Turin.”

Berlusconi’s office added: “John Elkann and Sergio Marchionne have confirmed to the government the intention of pursuing the Italian group’s development objectives.”

Dan Alcock

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