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European Union regulators to decide on Fiat Chrysler-PSA merger by Feb. 2

BRUSSELS — EU antitrust regulators will make your mind up by Feb. 2 regardless of whether to apparent the merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group, a filing on the European Fee website showed on Thursday.

Right after a two-thirty day period halt, the European Fee resumed its investigation of the deal soon after the organizations presented data which it experienced asked for.

The Fee released a probe in June, involved that the merger could damage competition in vans in fourteen EU international locations and the U.K.

PSA has made available to make modifications to its van joint enterprise with Toyota to check out to allay EU antitrust worries about its program to build the world’s fourth-major automaker with FCA, people acquainted with the issue informed Reuters.

PSA has mentioned it will boost output capacity for Toyota at their Sevelnord joint enterprise plant in France, to check out to deal with EU worries, sources mentioned.  PSA builds the Peugeot Qualified and Citroen Jumpy vans at the plant, as very well as the Toyota ProAce.

The EU govt will now seek out suggestions from rivals and shoppers just before choosing regardless of whether to acknowledge the present or desire far more concessions.