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    Report: Nardelli almost sold Chrysler to U.S. for $1
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    Even more terrifying tales of the automotive bailout are emerging from Steven Rattner's new book. CNN Money reports that, according to the text, Chrysler had an even rougher go of things than General Motors. Rattner, who served as the head of the automotive task force, writes that after congress ...

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    Marchionne: Chrysler profit not likely for 2010
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    Sergio Marchionne harbors no illusions about Chrysler being in the black for 2010. The Detroit News reports the Chrysler chairman and Fiat CEO stated flat out that a net profit in 2010 isn't likely during an August 23rd tour of a Toledo Jeep plant. Despite recent reports of operating profits from ...

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    Report: Chrysler delays planned expansion of Toledo plant
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    It's no secret that Chrysler's future plans are in a constant state of flux right now. After all, the automaker just went through a ridiculously fast bankruptcy where bits and pieces were shed before stewardship was handed over to Italy's Fiat. It's only natural that Chrysler's new management ...

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    Chrysler debuts limited-edition Mopar '10 Challenger
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    Mopar '10 Challenger – Click above for high-res image
    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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    Video: First 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee commercial released
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    2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee commercial – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a really big deal for Chrysler. Not only is it the first product to launch since the Fiat takeover, but it needs to show the world that Chrysler is capable of making ...

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    Report: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee production will start May 3
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    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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    Report: Chrysler to reinstate at least 50 dealerships, maybe more
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    Company representatives for Chrysler have been in contact with at least 50 dealerships regarding reinstatement into the the automaker's dealer network. According to a leader who represents the 400-plus dealerships seeking arbitration, the dealers contacted will receive intent letters to begin the ...

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    Feds cut executive pay at General Motors, Chrysler
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    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: U.S. market Fiat 500 to get upgraded platform
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    European-spec Fiat 500 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We're all very excited that the cute little Fiat 500 will be making its way Stateside next year, and if new reports are to be believed, it turns out that the U.S.-spec 500 will actually be better than the one already on sale in ...

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    Report: Asian automakers closing in on 50% share of U.S. auto sales
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    While it may come as no surprise that Asian car companies are constantly gaining market share in the U.S. market, the actual numbers are quite amazing. Ten years ago, companies like Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Hyundai and the rest accounted for a little more than one-quarter of total light-vehicle ...

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    Detroit News: Chrysler sues multiple states over dealer laws
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    So you're Chrysler, and you hop into the Chapter 11 pool to save your own skin. While you can wash away some of your past sins with a bankruptcy-protection filing, the deal with Chapter 11 is that you've got to come up with a way to get out of your financial pickle and return to profitability. Part ...

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    REPORT: Old Carco (read: "Bad Chrysler") to not repay $4B in TARP loans
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    Before Fiat and prior to bankruptcy, the old Chrysler, LLC needed $4 billion just to keep the doors open. The Bush Administration came through with the company-saving cash at the 11th hour, keeping the Pentastar solvent long enough to make it to bankruptcy court. Chrysler was reportedly given $15 ...

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    Chrysler's 335-slide PowerPoint presentation and the weird stuff therein
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    Chrysler 5-year business plan... all of it – Click above to view gallery
    So you're not an automotive journalist and couldn't spend seven hours (!) following along yesterday as Chrysler execs presented their 5-year business plan for the company. What you missed was a bladder-busting ...

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    Wall Street Journal makes early Chrysler, Dodge and Fiat predictions
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    Finally, after years of mismanagement marked by a distinct lack of tangible product decisions, the Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep brands seem likely to get a thorough makeover via its new Fiat corporate overlords. Whether this turns into a good thing or bad thing for the three brands remains to be ...

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    Chrysler officially done building engines with Hyundai, Mitsubishi
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    In a terse statement issued last night, Chrysler made official what had been expected for at least a couple of weeks: The Global Engine Manufacturing Alliance is no more. Chrysler Group LLC has bought out its former partners Hyundai and Mitsubishi, and the Dundee, MI engine plant that builds ...

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    Officially Official: Chrysler PT Cruiser to live on
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    Chrysler made it official this morning: the PT Cruiser will cruise on -- for at least another year. Earlier this spring, the PT Cruiser was one of several products slated to get the axe as Chrysler madly tried to boost it's bottom line in a failed attempt to stave off bankruptcy. However, shortly ...

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    REPORT: Alfa Romeo to lead American charge, Fiat 500 to go it alone
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    Alfa Romeo has been toying with the idea of returning to America for years, but now that Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne is working from Auburn Hills, the time seems more ripe than ever as details emerge on Fiat/Chrysler's strategy vis-a-vis the North American market. While Marchionne implements ...

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    Chrysler pondering whether Sebring/Avenger replacements should go rear-wheel drive?
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    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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    Officially Official: Chrysler exiting bankruptcy, Fiat steps in and makes changes immediately
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    Fiat now owns a big chunk of Chrysler. Officially. Soon after the Supreme Court gave it the go-ahead, the sale of Chrysler to Fiat was complete. Altogether, the deal took just 42 days. With a couple of signatures and a wire transfer Wednesday morning, the sale was official. Fiat gets most of ...

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    Meet Brian Deese, the 31-year-old in charge of breaking up GM
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    Many of us ABers being in our early- to mid-30s, we're less amazed that another of our ilk has risen to a decisive government position. We are, after all, a generation on the rise. The surprising part about Brian Deese's story is that he's been instrumental in shaping the Obama administration's ...

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