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Fiat-Chrysler merger wraps up

Chief exec works overtime to close 5 years of deal-making

Posted: January 3, 2014 at 1:50 a.m.

Workers put wheels on a Fiat 500 at Chrysler Group LLC's assembly plant in Toluca, Mexico, on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. Automakers are expanding production in Mexico to capitalize on lower labor costs that bolster the profitability of vehicles sold in the U.S. market. Photographer: Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg

Sergio Marchionne’s five year effort to merge Fiat SpA and Chrysler Group LLC culminated in a Florida beach town, where the workaholic chief executive officer spent hours nailing a deal announced New Year’s Day.

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