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 Sergio Marchionne, CEO of of Fiat Chrysler: If Tesla can show me that the car will be profitable at that price, I will copy the formula, add the Italian design flair and get it to the market within 12 months.”

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Competitors at the European Lazer Championships in Gran Canaria.

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