DESPITE claims by Fiat that it’s not letting go of Alfa Romeo, Volkswagen is still applying the pressure. magazine reports Alfa could get a new line of fourcylinder boxer engines that Porsche is currently developing for use in its own sports cars. Also included in the plan is use of the additional production capacity at Seat. pure EVs and plug-in hybrids alone could account for nearly 10 per cent of new vehicle sales by 2020 globally, creating a value chain worth about $ 300b and more than a million new jobs along the way. JAPANESE carmakers are promising no major disruption in Australia despite the turmoil in the country. Normal production is resuming at most companies following a shutdown to assess damage and allow staff to settle any family problems.