Leadership of Peugeot SA's Carlos Tavares will be a most valuable asset for the combined automakers.
Regional strengths in the Americas and Europe are complementary.
Culture clashes among U.S., Italian, and French staffs pose a hazard.
Looming European CO2 limits a major driver of the transaction.
Don't Rush To Take A Position In This Merger
It's still too early for speculators to make a knowledgeable call on the proposed merger between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCAU) and Peugeot SA