Chrysler will run 70 ads and videos for the Dodge Durango between now and the end of the year, all featuring actor/comedian Will Ferrell embodying his Ron Burgundy character. Chrysler's ads promote the Dec. 20 debut of "Anchorman: The Legend Continues."
Ford Motor Co. blew away Wall Street expectations, posting its best quarter in 12 years for its North American business. The number-two automaker posted an operating profit of $2.2 billion, or 40-cents a share, smoking the 30-cents a share forecast by analysts.
Two years after it was escorted through bankruptcy reorganization by the White House and with the help of loans from U.S. and Canadian taxpayers, Chrysler has posted its first quarterly profit.