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Oh-ah NO-ah! Mamma Mia!

Posted: Sun Aug 03, 2014 8:13 pm
by Rope-Pusher
First, I was 'Merican
Then I became Chermin
Then my master was a three-headed dog

Now, it seems I'm agonna becomma Italiano

Fiat shareholders approve Chrysler merger
Vote ends automaker's era as Italy's national champion

Fiat shareholders today approved the automaker's merger with Chrysler in a move that seals the end of Fiat as an Italian company.

Fiat, Italy's largest manufacturer and a symbol of the country's struggle to adapt to globalization, is leaving home after 115 years. The new company arising from the merger, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, will be incorporated under Dutch law, based in the UK and listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

The merger will create the world's seventh-largest automaker.

"With today's meeting begins the future of our company," Chairman John Elkann, the grandson of late Fiat patriarch Gianni Agnelli, said at the start of the last shareholder meeting likely to be held in Italy. ... 9274467E4R