Friday, April 29, 2011

Chrysler says it will repay U.S. rescue loans by midyear

Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat and Chrysler, said today Chrysler Group could repay $7.53 billion in debts to the U.S. and Canadian governments before the end of June.Chrysler says it will repay U.S. rescue loans by midyear

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Polaris agrees to buy Chrysler subsidiary

Chrysler News-Off-road vehicle maker Polaris Industries Inc. said Monday that it has agreed to acquire a Chrysler Group LLC subsidiary that makes electric-powered vehicles....More

Chrysler to repay government loans

Chrysler will announce today that it's paying back its government loans, the Associated Press says, based on a "person briefed on the matter."...More

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

R/T variant returns to Dodge Avenger lineup for 2012

Dodge hopes to draw attention to the Avenger with the return of the R/T, a sporty model that focuses on handling. The 2012 Avenger R/T was...R/T variant returns to Dodge Avenger lineup for 2012

Thursday, April 21, 2011

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8 -465 HP




 “The Chrysler 300 SRT8 is the no-compromises, king-of-the-hill, the ultimate combination of world-class luxury and performance, in our most powerful, best-handling sedan ever,” said Olivier Fran├žois, Chrysler’s president and chief executive....More

Monday, April 18, 2011

New Imported From Detroit Add Campaign-Big names and Local EveryDay People

Detroit Lions star Ndamukong Suh and a local schoolteacher will be among the metro Detroiters appearing in the next phase of Chrysler's "Imported from Detroit" ad campaign that began with rapper Eminem's big-buzz Super Bowl commercial....More

Chrysler gearing up for 2017 launch of CNG models

Chrysler intends to launch compressed natural gas- (CNG-) fueled vehicles by 2017, according to Bob Lee, the automaker's vice president for engine and electrified propulsion system....More

Chrysler vows new Dodge Viper supercar due next year

If you need any evidence about how serious Chrysler is about creating a next generation of the Dodge Viper, here it is. Expect to see the new one next year....more

Fiat takes Alfa Romeo for a U.S. test drive

Chrysler-Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne's vision is to remake Alfa Romeo into a true luxury brand, like BMW, with a lineup of models ranging from high-end compacts to sport-utility vehicles to sports cars.Fiat takes Alfa Romeo for a U.S. test drive

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Fiat to pay $1.5 billion for 16% of Chrysler, sources say

Fiat is looking to pay about $1.5 billion for an additional 16 percent in Chrysler, which it hopes to purchase in the coming months, three sources familiar with the matter said. Italy's biggest industrial group is also working to raise 1.Fiat to pay $1.5 billion for 16% of Chrysler, sources say

Chrysler works to find investors


Chrysler Group LLC has chosen four banks to lead the automaker's effort to refinance $7.1 billion in government loans, a person briefed on the matter confirmed Friday.Chrysler works to find investors

Chrysler's new powertrains to focus on fuel efficiency with Fiat technology

Chrysler Group LLC is bolstering its lineup of fuel-efficient powertrains, thanks to initiatives under Fiat SpA management.Chrysler's new powertrains to focus on fuel efficiency with Fiat technology

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Mopar, Magneti Marelli Show Rally-Ready Avenger

CENTER LINE, Michigan — Chrysler's Mopar and Fiat's Magneti Marelli on Wednesday unveiled the first collaboration of their new partnership — a tricked-out 2011 Dodge Avenger Heat rally car...More

Chrysler Prices Mopar '11 Charger at $39,750

Powered by a 5.7-liter Hemi V8, the Mopar '11 Charger is fitted with a variety of high-performance parts and appearance items from the Mopar catalog...More

Fiat may raise Chrysler stake to 46% by June, sources say

Fiat could raise its stake in Chrysler to 46 percent by June, sources said. Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne wants Fiat to have a majority stake in the U.S. group by the end of 2011.Fiat may raise Chrysler stake to 46% by June, sources say

Parts deal helps Chrysler service

Center Line— Chrysler Group LLC's Mopar parts division is partnering with Fiat SpA's parts producer to give U.S. dealers the parts they need to service not only Chrysler- and Fiat-branded vehicles but also competitorsParts deal helps Chrysler service

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Chrysler Fiat: Global sales up 24% last month

Chrysler News-Chrysler's global auto sales in March rose 24 percent from a year earlier while growth outside of North America slowed from February. Global deliveries climbed to 164,092 vehicles last month, Chrysler said.Chrysler: Global sales up 24% last month

Chrysler rolls out customized Jeep lineup

Auburn Hills — Chrysler Group LLC on Thursday unveiled six customized Jeeps, including a much sought-after pickup version, and announced potential plans for a Wrangler with a V-8 and diesels for the North American market.Chrysler rolls out customized Jeep lineup

Chrysler speeds up plans for new Express pickup

Chrysler News-Chrysler has a name for its new entry-level 2011 Ram 1500 pickup truck: the Express. Ram hopes to entice younger buyers with its performance and reasonable price.Chrysler speeds up plans for new Express pickup

Neil Winton: Chrysler-Fiat project better not depend on Europe

Chrysler needs to thrive outside American markets in general and in Europe in particular if its association with Fiat of Italy is to prosper, but weak markets coupled with the company's inappropriate products and poor image mean there is little chance of success here.Neil Winton: Chrysler-Fiat project better not depend on Europe

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Jeep Wrangler Xplore Adventure Series To Debut During Easter Jeep Week

The Jeep Wrangler Xplore Adventure Series by Jeep tuner Venchurs is set for a debut in Moab during Easter Jeep Week...more

Chrysler cuts plants' overtime for parts shortages


Chrysler Group LLC became the latest automaker affected by the Japan earthquake and its aftermath, as it said it would cancel overtime work at some of its North American assembly plants due to parts shortages.Chrysler cuts plants' overtime for parts shortages

Monday, April 4, 2011

New products pay off for Chrysler, with March sales up 31 percent

DETROIT -- Rapper Eminem's now-famous "Imported from Detroit" Super Bowl commercial actually may have helped Chrysler Group sell some cars.

In March, Chrysler on Friday said it sold 6,750 copies of its 200 sedan -- the car Eminem drove down Detroit's Woodward Avenue in the ad -- up 191 percent over February. That's also a 78 percent increase over Chrysler Sebring sales in March 2010....Read more: 

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Dodge's Fast Five Commercial Debuts During NCAA Final Four

Chrysler News-Dodge kicks off a major advertising offensive linked to the movie Fast Five starting on Saturday with a new Dodge Charger commercial during the NCAA Final Four basketball tournament.

New products pay off for Chrysler, with March sales up 31 percent

Rapper Eminem's now-famous 'Imported from Detroit' Super Bowl commercial actually may have helped Chrysler Group sell some carsNew products pay off for Chrysler, with March sales up 31 percent

Chrysler schedules Windsor shutdown, quake not blamed

;DETROIT -- Chrysler Groupandrsquo;s Windsor, Ontario, minivan plant will be closed next week because of a parts shortageChrysler schedules Windsor shutdown, quake not blamed