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Ford: Government loans to Chrysler, GM saved the industry

It's easy to look at the bailouts and bankruptcies of General Motors and Chrysler as a big-government bonanza. Some even see tints of socialism in the loans and subsequent government ownership stakes. But as Ford points out today, there was more at stake than just two companies. The entire... read more

June 15, 2009 by
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Fiat-Chrysler deal official, Marchionne takes helm as CEO

After a dramatic courtship, government intervention and the odd Supreme Court order, Fiat and Chrysler have finally tied the knot. The new 'global strategic alliance' expands... read more June 10, 2009 by

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GM plans major changes for remaining dealerships

General Motors already has plans to slash hundreds of its dealers late next year, but for the dealers who make it through the cuts it won't just be a case of 'business as... read more June 10, 2009 by

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Supreme Court allows sale of Chrysler to Fiat

The Supreme Court has approved the sale of substantially all of Chrysler's assets to Fiat, helping to finalize their alliance as well as the American automaker’s... read more June 9, 2009 by

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Marchionne says Fiat will stick with Chrysler deal despite delay

Although Fiat's purchase of Chrysler seemed almost a done deal last week, today the U.S. Supreme Court has issued an indefinite stay on the sale until it can decide whether... read more June 9, 2009 by

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Judge allows sale of Chrysler assets to Fiat

A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Sunday approved the sale of substantially all of Chrysler's assets to Fiat, helping to finalize the two automaker’s alliance as well as the... read more June 1, 2009 by

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Another round of dealer cuts imminent at GM

Just a couple of weeks ago General Motors revealed that it would be cutting ties with over 1,100 dealerships, and the bad news keeps coming for dealers as the struggling... read more May 31, 2009 by

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Fiat skips Opel talks, Chrysler deal to be finalized today

The future of General Motors’ European division Opel will soon be a lot clearer as a buyer for the brand is expected to be announced within the next week. Up until now... read more May 29, 2009 by

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Warren encouraging GM to move corporate HQ with tax breaks

Detroit has long been the heart of America's automotive industry, but 2009 has been a major period of upheaval for the city, with further shocks expected to come - including... read more May 28, 2009 by

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Chrysler unveils $448 million electric vehicle plan

Chrysler today submitted three proposals outlining a $448-million plan to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in order to rapidly bring electric vehicles (EV) and plug-in... read more May 26, 2009 by


U.S. Treasury invests $7.5 billion in GMAC

As the economy and car market continue to stagnate, it's becoming increasingly obvious that the bailout funds already paid to industry players like General Motors, Chrysler... read more May 22, 2009 by

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Report: Fiat picks 3 directors for restructured Chrysler

Only yesterday it was announced that former Chairman of Borden Chemical and of Duracell International, Robert Kidder, would preside over a restructured Chrysler as its new... read more May 21, 2009 by

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Mopar cuts sponsorship ties with champion drifter Sam Hubinette

Chrysler's in-house accessories division Mopar has been sponsoring champion drifter Sam Hubinette for a number of years now, including for this year’s 2009 Formula... read more May 21, 2009 by

C. Robert Kidder to head Chrysler

C. Robert Kidder to head Chrysler after restructuring

Nearly three weeks into Chrysler's bankruptcy and the global strategic alliance between Fiat and Chrysler comes news today that C. Robert Kidder - not Sergio Marchionne -... read more May 20, 2009 by

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Chrysler dealers fire back at proposed franchise rejections

Just a couple weeks into the nascent Fiat-Chrysler partnership, trouble is already brewing. The American carmaker's 3,188 dealers, upon hearing that 789 of their number will... read more May 18, 2009 by

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Report: Chrysler to offer $1,000 certificates to all existing customers

As bankruptcy thrashes Chrysler vehicles' resale value the company is pulling out all the stops to keep sales up until it can emerge and join forces with Fiat. To help get... read more May 15, 2009 by


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