Ex-dealers’ suit vs Chrysler allowed to be heard by appeals court

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has ordered the US Court of Federal Claims to hear a case wherein 148 former Chrysler dealers want the government to compensate... Read more about Ex-dealers’ suit vs Chrysler allowed to be heard by appeals court


Chrysler recalls 867,795 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango

Chrysler Group LLC has issued a recall of 867,795 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango sports utility vehicles to install a shield aimed at protecting brake boosters from water corrosion.... Read more about Chrysler recalls 867,795 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango


Chrysler Group to remain a US legal entity after Fiat merger

Chrysler Group LLC will still be United States legal entity even after its merger with Fiat SpA is completed later this year, Sergio Marchionne, chief executive of both carmakers, said. He... Read more about Chrysler Group to remain a US legal entity after Fiat merger


Chrysler CEO committed to use 9-speed gearbox on all fwd models

Chrysler chief executive Sergio Marchionne is still committed to employing the new nine-speed automatic transmission on its front-wheel-drive-based models even though software glitches in... Read more about Chrysler CEO committed to use 9-speed gearbox on all fwd models


2015 Chrysler 200 is good enough to replace its predecessor, execs say

The redesigned 2015 Chrysler 200 is good enough to replace its predecessor and the Dodge Avenger, executives at Chrysler Group believe. They are also confident that the new 200 could still... Read more about 2015 Chrysler 200 is good enough to replace its predecessor, execs say


Chrysler Capital on pace to hit first-year volume target

Chrysler Capital, the private-label preferred finance company for Chrysler Group, is one pace to achieve a first-year volume target on May 1 that will allow it to renew its contract with... Read more about Chrysler Capital on pace to hit first-year volume target


No. 3 Ram shrinks sales gap with No. 2 Chevrolet Silverado

Chrysler’s Ram is trimming the sales gap between it and the No. 2 best-selling pickup, the Chevrolet Silverado. In the last seven months, following the launch of the redesigned Silverado... Read more about No. 3 Ram shrinks sales gap with No. 2 Chevrolet Silverado


Chrysler names Jeffrey Lux as new transmission powertrain chief

Chrysler Group has appointed Jeffrey Lux as its new head of transmission powertrain effective immediately, replacing Mircea Gradu. Lux is now responsible for the design, development and... Read more about Chrysler names Jeffrey Lux as new transmission powertrain chief


Chrysler suspends SRT Viper production on slow sales

Slow sales of its SRT Viper sport coupe have led the Chrysler Group to suspend its output for at least two months due. The suspension means that 91 hourly workers at Chrysler’s Conner... Read more about Chrysler suspends SRT Viper production on slow sales


Chrysler is recalling 49,400 Dodge Chargers over overheating headlight parts

Chrysler Group is recalling around 49,400 Dodge Chargers for possible overheating of headlight components. According to the carmaker, customer service data led engineers to probe into... Read more about Chrysler is recalling 49,400 Dodge Chargers over overheating headlight parts


Chrysler paid Sergio Marchionne $307,989 in 2013

Sergio Marchionne, chief executive of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, received salary and stock awards valued at $307,989 in 2013 for leading Chrysler Group, according to a filing with the... Read more about Chrysler paid Sergio Marchionne $307,989 in 2013


Chrysler retains minivan output at Ontario site in Canada

Chrysler Group will still build minivans at its Windsor site in Ontario, and has withdrawn a request for government help. Chrysler, however, warned that Canada should become a cheaper place... Read more about Chrysler retains minivan output at Ontario site in Canada


Weather continued to impact car sales in February 2014

Chrysler Group and Nissan Motor Co. both posted double-digit sales surges in February, thanks to strong sales of light trucks. Chrysler posted an 11-percent surge in sales, marking 47... Read more about Weather continued to impact car sales in February 2014


2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel sales are higher than the company expected

Nearly half of the initial dealer orders for the 2014 Ram 1500 pickup are of the EcoDiesel variant. Over the Feb. 7-10 weekend -- when first order books were opened to dealers for the... Read more about 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel sales are higher than the company expected


Chrysler no longer publish monthly North American vehicle production reports

Just like General Motors did it in June, Chrysler Group announced that it will no longer publish monthly North American vehicle production reports. According to a Chrysler spokesman, the... Read more about Chrysler no longer publish monthly North American vehicle production reports


Canada to infuse C$500 million into Auto Fund to entice investment from Chrysler

Canada will boost its Automotive Innovation Fund by C$500 million (US$453 million) over two years as part of its attempt to entice investment from Chrysler and other carmaker as its local... Read more about Canada to infuse C$500 million into Auto Fund to entice investment from Chrysler


Chrysler recalls 9,655 Ram ProMasters in North America

Chrysler Group LLC is recalling around 9,655 Ram ProMaster vans (2014 model year) in North America to replace a pedal stop that could cause the accelerator pedal to get stuck in the wide... Read more about Chrysler recalls 9,655 Ram ProMasters in North America


2014 Chicago: Chrysler debuts the Satin Vapor Editions of 300 SRT, Challenger SRT and Charger SRT

At the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, Chrysler Group introduced new Satin Vapor Editions of the Chrysler 300 SRT, Dodge Challenger SRT and Dodge Charger SRT. We will start with the 300 SRT Satin... Read more about 2014 Chicago: Chrysler debuts the Satin Vapor Editions of 300 SRT, Challenger SRT and Charger SRT


2014 Ram 1500 diesel has an EPA rating of 28 mpg highway

The diesel-powered 2014 Ram 1500 pickup is now EPA-rated at 20 city/28 highway/23 combined mpg, as disclosed at the agency’s fueleconomy.gov Web site. The Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is rated at 20... Read more about 2014 Ram 1500 diesel has an EPA rating of 28 mpg highway


Chrysler execs consider construction of third plant in North America

Top executives at Chrysler Group are debating whether to build a third pickup site in North America to meet strong demand for Ram pickups, chief executive Sergio Marchionne said during a... Read more about Chrysler execs consider construction of third plant in North America


Bob Dylan will star in Chrysler’s spot for Super Bowl XLVIII

Bob Dylan will take center-stage in a Chrysler commercial that will be at Super Bowl XLVIII, according to Billboard magazine. He will follow the likes of Eminem, Clint Eastwood and Berry... Read more about Bob Dylan will star in Chrysler’s spot for Super Bowl XLVIII


Chrysler raises net income by 65% in 2013 to $2.8 billion

Chrysler posted a 65-percent surge in net income in 2013 to $2.8 billion. It also posted a 10-percent rise in revenues to $72.1 billion. Adjusted net income for the year was $1.8 billion.... Read more about Chrysler raises net income by 65% in 2013 to $2.8 billion


Chrysler CEO expects to sell 1 million Jeep SUVS in 2014

With one major hurdle to Fiat-Chrysler merger almost out of the way, chief executive Sergio Marchionne is now focused on expanding the global reach of the Jeep brand. In fact, Marchionne... Read more about Chrysler CEO expects to sell 1 million Jeep SUVS in 2014


Powertrain chief Mircea Gradu leaves Chrysler, replaced by Robert (Bob) E. Lee

Mircea Gradu has left Chrysler Group to pursue other interests. Gradu was the main man for Chrysler’s transmission, powertrain and driveline engineering, and was in charge of ensuring that... Read more about Powertrain chief Mircea Gradu leaves Chrysler, replaced by Robert (Bob) E. Lee


S&P hikes rating of Chrysler Group by a notch to BB-

Standard & Poor’s Financial Services has raised the rating of Chrysler Group by a notch to BB- to match the rating of its parent Fiat. The upgrade from B+ to BB- came following an agreement... Read more about S&P hikes rating of Chrysler Group by a notch to BB-


Chrysler to start building 1st batch of 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel this month

Chrysler Group will commence building its first 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel trucks this January, months later than initially expected. Chrysler is planning to start production on January 21 of... Read more about Chrysler to start building 1st batch of 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel this month


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