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Sergio Marchionne is CEO of both Chrysler and Fiat.
Sergio Marchionne is CEO of both Chrysler and Fiat.
(REBECCA COOK/REUTERS)

BREAKINGVIEWS

Chrysler value spat could hasten Fiat’s emigration

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It took about a generation before Italian immigrants to the United States adopted the ways of their new home and shook off those of the old country. Italy’s premier industrial enterprise may do it in a matter of years. A spat over Fiat’s plans to fully acquire Chrysler, Detroit’s No. 3 car maker, could hasten the process.