Is Detroit about to get a new automaker? The CEO of Italian auto giant Fiat (NASDAQOTH:FIATY) recently said that he was considering moving the company's headquarters out of Italy -- where it has been since 1899 -- to the United States.

In this video, Fool.com contributor John Rosevear looks at why Fiat, which controls Detroit automaker Chrysler, might want to move to America -- and at what the implications would be for both Fiat and Chrysler.

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