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EU: Fiat Chrysler says door still open to Renault merge

 |  August 4, 2019

The chief executive of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles says the company is open to restarting merger talks with Renault, in a sign that the aborted €33bn tie-up could yet go ahead.

Despite significant hurdles to a deal, Mike Manley told the Financial Times that the Italian-American carmaker was still “interested in hearing” from its French rival, adding that a combination offers “significant synergies”.

“The industrial logic that was present before, it is still present,” he said. “Should the circumstances change, then maybe dreams come together and things can happen.”

Full Content: Financial Times

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