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    Report: Dodge Grand Caravan, Avenger to be replaced by Fiat-based crossover

    According to Automotive News, the Chrysler Group will kill off one of its bread-and-butter minivans – the Dodge Grand Caravan – sometime during the 2013 calendar year. This will leave only the Chrysler Town & Country to do minivan battle for the Pentastar automaker. Curiously, ...

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    Report: Marchionne named Chrysler board chairman

    Sergio Marchionne, the man in charge of both Fiat and Chrysler, has been named... the man in charge of both Fiat and Chrysler. Marchionne currently wears the CEO title for both automakers, and now he has officially been crowned as Chrysler's chairman. Besides a nice addition to his resumé, ...

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    Report: Chrysler to end Ram Dakota production on Tuesday

    Chrysler is officially killing the 2011 Ram Dakota this week, which the UAW fears may lead to nearly 150 hourly positions getting the chop. The move has already spelled the end for 39 temporary positions at Chrysler's Warren Truck Plant. Chrysler brass say they still haven't figured out who's ...

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    Report: Marchionne hints he'll step down in 2015 or 2016

    During this week's Management Briefing Sessions in Traverse City, Michigan, Sergio Marchionne hinted at the possibility of stepping down from the position of Chrysler CEO within the coming years. While talking about Chrysler's future plans, Marchionne said they will "be up to go the guy after me ...

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    Report: Marchionne says he won't jack up Chrysler executive pay with cap gone

    Last week, Chrysler was able to pay off its remaining $560 million in government debt. That's big news for Team Pentastar for many reasons, including reduced interest payments and increased control over its own future. Another, less publicized reward is that Chrysler no longer is required to ...

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    Report: Marchionne creates unified management team to oversee Fiat and Chrysler

    "We have now reached the right moment to step on the accelerator of the Fiat-Chrysler integration," Sergio Marchionne said this week in a statement regarding his appointment of a single management team for both companies. According to Automotive News, four regional chiefs – North America, ...

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    Report: Marchionne pushing to consolidate Fiat, Chrysler management... soon

    Fiat is well on its way toward owning 57 percent of Chrysler by the end of 2011, and CEO Sergio Marchionne appears to be ready to take the integration of the two companies to the next level. Bloomberg reports that Marchionne plans to unify the management structure of the two automakers, adding ...

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    Report: Next-gen Chrysler minivan to see return of all-wheel drive, spawn second model

    Sergio Marchionne has reportedly confirmed that the next Chrysler Town & Country minivan will be available with all-wheel drive. According to The Detroit News, Marchionne has also confirmed that this vehicle will continue to be a traditional minivan, but the company also plans to spin off a ...

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    Breaking: Chrysler repays the rest of its federal loans... are SUVs to thank?

    It's Official: Chrysler has announced that it has repaid its multi-billion dollar obligations owed to both the United States and Canadian governments. Adding up both loans plus interest, Chrysler has just shelled out a tidy $7.6 billion. The U.S. receives $5.9 billion and Canada will get $1.7 ...

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    Chrysler announces plan to repay government loans

    Remember a few months back when Chrysler/Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne complained about the terms of the loans received from the government? "Shyster loans" is what he deemed them, a term for which he later had to apologize. But the answer was clear: if Marchionne and his compatriots don't like the ...

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    Report: Alfa's return to the U.S. delayed until 2013

    Alfa Romeo Giulietta – Click above for high-res image gallery Alfa Romeo is reported delaying its return to the States until 2013 because Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne is unhappy with the proposed vehicle designs bound for the U.S. Marchionne cited manufacturing and styling issues ...

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    Report: Marchionne apologizes for refering to gov't bailout as 'shyster loans'

    We've all been there: uttering words you almost immediately regret. You feel like an absolute idiot. But the next time that kind of situation comes up – and come up it will – know that you're not alone. Because Sergio Marchionne has had a bit of backtracking to do himself. The ...

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    Auto execs answer our questions... and yours

    Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne answering questions – Click above to read more
    We told Autoblog readers that we had a few questions for auto executives at the North American International Auto Show that we would be asking. We did get to ask most of our questions, but even better, we got to ...

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    Report: Marchionne admits Dodge Nitro "needs to be replaced"

    Dodge Nitro Detonator – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Some might argue that the Dodge Nitro was ready for replacement, oh, about the day after it was first released back in 2006. If that's the case, then Dodge's midsize sport utility vehicle is certainly well past its sell-by ...

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    Marchionne: Jeep is finally getting a pickup... kinda

    Jeep Gladiator Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    During a roundtable meeting in Detroit, Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne confirmed that Jeep will be getting a new model in the near future, one that he's classifying as a "multipurpose" vehicle fitted with "a truck ...

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    Chrysler confirms $843M investment in Kokomo, IN plants

    Sergio Marchionne stopped by Chrysler's transmission manufacturing facilities in Kokomo, Indiana and delivered some good news. The Chrysler Group plans to invest $843 million into the plants to modernize them and prepare for the production of a new front-wheel drive automatic transmission. This ...

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    Report: Marchionne admits Fiat may sell off Ferrari ahead of merger

    Sergio Marchonne, CEO of Fiat and the Chrysler Group, has stated that he is looking to raise some cash ahead of the upcoming Fiat/Chrysler merger. One possible way to do this? Reduce its 90 percent ownership stake in Ferrari through an IPO. Fiat estimates that Ferrari is currently worth $3.3 ...

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    Fiat reportedly set to raise stake in Chrysler

    Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat and Chrysler, has reportedly indicated that the Italian automaker is interested in raising its stake in the Auburn Hills automaker. Currently, Fiat owns 20 percent of Chrysler and it wants to raise that figure to 35 percent by the end of 2011. Fiat has had a strong ...

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    Marchionne pondering Ferrari IPO?

    Ferrari 458 Challenge racer – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you're reading Autoblog right now, then there is a pretty good chance you'd love to own a Ferrari at some point in your life. Unfortunately, there is a far, far greater chance that your garage will never feature the ...

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    Report: 2013 Alfa Romeo Spider, 2012 Giulia to be based on RWD Chrysler platform

    Alfa Romeo Spider – Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to the comprehensive five-year plan which Fiat/Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne unveiled today, the next generation of Alfa Romeos are slated to be based on a Chrysler platform. Among those models will be the replacement ...


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