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FCA US April Sales Sees Trucks and Namesake Brands Decline

The brands* the company is named after Fiat and Chrysler both posted huge declines. Sales of Fiat vehicles declined 45 percent to 1,404 vehicles. Chrysler brand total sales fell 18 percent in April to 14,189 vehicles compared with the same month a year ago. The Chrysler Pacifica minivan posted a 5 percent retail sales increase to 7,864 vehicles. Continue reading

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Chrysler Group Posts Q2 Net Income of $619 Million

Chrysler Group today reported preliminary financial results for Q2 and the first half of 2014, including net income of $619 million for the quarter, up 22% from $507 million in the year-ago quarter. Chrysler net revenue for the Q2 was $20.5 billion, up 14% from a year ago. Continue reading

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Chrysler Group to Invest $52 Million in Michigan Engine Plants

Chrysler Group today announced that it would invest $52 million in its engine plants in Trenton and Dundee, Michigan, to increase capacity of the four-cylinder Tigershark engine, creating 298 new positions at the Trenton plant. Continue reading

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Chrysler Group Q1 Profits Drop to $166 million

Chrysler Group today reported its 2013 Q1 results of $166 million in profits on revenue of $15.4 billion, off 6% from $16.4 billion one year ago. Continue reading

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Chrysler Group Increases Torque Converter Output at Toledo

Chrysler Group announced today that it would invest $19.6 million in its Toledo Machining Plant in Perrysburg, Ohio to increase capacity of the torque converter it is making for the nine-speed transmission of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Continue reading

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Chinese GAC Group to Build Jeep Models in China

Chinese automaker Guangzhou Automobile Group Company will build Jeep models in China, according to a revised joint venture signed in Michigan today with Fiat S.p.A. GAC already manufactures the Fiat Viaggio – aka Dodge Dart – and distributes the imported Fiat 500, Freemont and Bravo in China. Continue reading

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Fiat to Expand Jeep Sales to India by Late 2013

Fiat will sell Jeep brand vehicles in India by late 2013 as part of a larger business plan to launch nine new or refreshed models under the Fiat and Jeep in the next few years. The first step will be the importation of the existing Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Grand Cherokee models, which will be arrive toward the end of 2013. Continue reading

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Chrysler Group Reports September 2012 U.S. Sales Increase of 12%

Chrysler Group reported U.S. sales of 142,041 units, a 12% increase compared with sales in September 2011 (127,336) – the group’s best September since 2007 before the reckless practices of Wall Street collapsed the housing market and the economy. Of the Detroit Three automakers, Chrysler put in what was arguably the best performance of the month by nearly matching overall industry growth of 13%. Continue reading

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