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    Chrysler debuts limited-edition Mopar '10 Challenger

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    The Mopar division of Chrysler has, in a way, been one of the automaker's silent heroes. This brand continues to build standard-spec and aftermarket parts for a range of Chrysler products, and while these optional goodies have always ...

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    Report: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee production will start May 3

    2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Chrysler is hard at work getting the all-new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee ready for the road, and Automotive News now reports that production is scheduled to start on May 3. Further down the line, Chrysler plans to completely ...

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    Feds cut executive pay at General Motors, Chrysler

    The United States Treasury Department, under the direction of pay czar Kenneth Feinberg (pictured) has cut the total cash compensation for the top 25 executives at both General Motors and Chrysler, among other companies who received bailout assistance under the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief ...

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    REPORT: Chrysler to make Ram its own brand

    When a report came out earlier this week regarding Fiat's intentions for Chrysler (making it a Cadillac competitor), Dodge (focusing on driving dynamics) and Jeep (being, well, Jeep), one semi-iconic nameplate was left out of the discussion: Ram. Toiling away under the Dodge brand, the Ram ...

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    Chrysler fills out board of directors

    The new Chrysler Group, LLC is out of bankruptcy, in bed with the Italians and the U.S. Government, and now it has a complete board of directors. Chrysler is forging ahead with a fresh group of board members, including former governors, Fiat royalty, and some people you've probably never heard ...

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    Chrysler pondering whether Sebring/Avenger replacements should go rear-wheel drive?

    Chrysler 200C concept car - click above for high-res image gallery
    Setting the Challenger and 300 aside, what Chrysler needs now most of all is a C/D segment car that moves more metal than the pitiful performance of its current offerings. According to Automotive News, Chrysler shifted just 133,626 ...

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    Consumer group objects to Chrysler bankruptcy, says customers could be stranded without warranty

    Joseph Heller's novel Catch-22 is an assault on bureaucratic circular logic, and when talk turns to Chrysler's bankruptcy, you can almost picture the book's character, Yossarian, shaking his head about the latest developments surrounding warranty claims. Current Chrysler owners might find ...

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    Chrysler hasn't killed future product plans... yet

    As you'd imagine, it's pretty tough to run a successful auto company if there's no viable product in the pipeline. Chrysler has seen its fair share of negative press for not announcing a clear strategy to rebuild the heart of its line-up, namely the Chrysler Sebring and the Dodge Avenger, and it's ...

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    Chrysler offering even more incentives to close out July

    The automotive sales sector is in a major state of flux as consumers continue to run from SUVs and pickup trucks into smaller, more fuel efficient cars. One manufacturer hit especially hard by this transition is Chrysler, a company that recently posted the worst fleet average fuel economy numbers ...

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    Wolfgang Bernhard to become chairman of Chrysler Group

    According to a German magazine referenced by Automotive News, Wolfgang Bernhard is expected to be announced as the Chrysler Group's chairman-in-waiting, pending DaimlerChrysler's sale of the automaker to Cerberus Capital Management. Currently Bernhard is an acting advisor, a consultant if you will, ...

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    UAW head says Chrysler needs concessions from union

    Two years ago, the UAW gave some health care concessions to struggling GM and Ford in an effort to help the Detroit giants save billions of dollars and stay afloat. At the time, Chrysler was relatively well-off and so the union rejected a similar package for them. UAW President Ron Gettelfinger ...

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    April showers could bring May sale of Chrysler

    Last week we told you that DaimlerChrysler's Rüdiger Grube was heading to New York to visit with potential suitors for the Chrysler Group. And it appears he was a man on a mission. It seems that a close source has told news outlets that a sale could be wrapped up by as early as May. Although ...

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    Chrysler workers making long shot bid to buy automaker

    The Detroit News is reporting that a group of 25 Chrysler employees in Toledo have formed a group called the "Employee Buyout Committee" and are actively exploring the necessary steps required to see the fate of Chrysler end up in the hands of its employees. Their proposal would give Chrysler ...

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    Chrysler spending $1.78bil on new Michigan plants

    Looks like fears of a possible sale aren't scaring the product planners at Chrysler. Recognizing that the show must go on, the group announced a plan to build $1.78 billion worth of capacity over the next few years. According to this Automotive News piece, a new $730 million engine plant is a big ...

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    Shareholders call for DaimlerChrysler to be renamed Daimler-Benz AG

    In an article that sums up nicely the current situtation surrounding the potential sale of Chrysler, the Detroit Free Press reveals that two DaimlerChrysler shareholders have called for the company to change its name by dropping "Chrysler" if the Chrysler Group isn't sold by March 31st, 2008. ...

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    PETA goes after Chrysler Group for Iditarod connection

    Another action group has set its sights on the auto industry, this time its People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. PETA has the Chrysler Group in its crosshairs for a loose connection it maintains with the annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race held in Alask, which officially starts this Sunday. ...

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    GM assembles group to explore relationship with Chrysler

    According to the Financial Times, General Motors has actually created a group to explore a potential purchase, alliance or other relationship with the Chrysler Group. Rumors have continued to persist that General Motors is interested in outright purchasing the Chrysler Group from DaimlerChrysler, ...

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    BREAKING: Chrysler reveals details on white-collar "separation packages"

    This afternoon Chrysler revealed more details on one part of its plan to extensively reduce its workforce by 13,000 workers between now and 2009. The details today concern the 2,000 salaried workers that will be leaving the company. Chrysler hopes it can entice at least 1,000 of those salaried ...

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    UAW has no opinion on possible GM/Chrysler deal

    When asked about the possible GM/Chrysler buyout deal, Ron Gettelfinger, the head of the United Auto Workers Union said, "I have absolutely no opinion on that at all." Really?! No opinion?! No comment, we could understand. But no OPINION? This could be one of the most significant moves in the ...

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    Automotive News insists GM and DCX talking buyout

    Automotive News has filed yet another report that insists DaimlerChrysler is in talks with General Motors about the latter purchasing the Chrysler Group. This time the trade pub claims that sources from Germany, where the rumor originated, and the United States have confirmed that GM is interested ...


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