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Chrysler incentives cost a massive $5,566 per car in February

People aren't buying new cars. It's really that simple in a lot of ways; the economy is down, the future is uncertain and no one wants to bet their house that they'll still have a job in six months. So Chrysler has been going wild with incentives to try to prop up sales in a market that just... read more

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Chrysler cost Daimler $1.75 billion in 2008

The divorce of Daimler from Chrysler in 2007 wasn't complete - the German company Daimler still holds 19.9% of Chrysler - and now that lingering relationship has come back... read more February 17, 2009 by

Chrysler CEO Bob Nardelli

Chrysler's viability plan requires additional $2 billion in loans

Building a foundation for the reconstruction of the industry, General Motors and Chrysler are required to submit new plans for viability today as part of the loan agreement... read more February 17, 2009 by

The White House

White House: GM, Chrysler to get another $7 billion today

Detroit's carmakers are due to submit their latest viability plans to the government later today, but already a White House source has leaked that General Motors and Chrysler... read more February 17, 2009 by

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Detroit 3 looking to Asia for brand sales

Tough times are a unifying theme of the economic and sales reports of the last six months, especially in the car industry. Finding ways to pull itself up by the bootstraps is... read more February 13, 2009 by

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Nissan halts alliance plans with Chrysler

Before Chrysler was ever involved in alliance talks with Fiat, the Auburn Hills carmaker was already tied with Nissan over several platform swapping and production sharing... read more February 12, 2009 by

President Barack Obama

Obama to auto industry: "Get me a plan that works"

President Obama and his administration has made much political hay over the impending disaster that could befall the U.S. economy barring swift action. Today Obama called... read more February 12, 2009 by

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F1 and sports cars no problem - Bourdais

Feb.11 (GMM) Sebastien Bourdais has played down suggestions he might compromise his formula one programme by also contesting professional sports car races in 2009. The Toro... read more February 10, 2009 by

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Bourdais confirmed for Le Mans, Sebring

Feb.10 (GMM) Peugeot on Monday confirmed that Sebastien Bourdais, to race full-time in F1 with Toro Rosso in 2009, will also contest the famous Le Mans 24 hour race in June... read more February 10, 2009 by

Chrysler co-president Jim Press

Chrysler co-president: You can either help us or burn us all down

Chrysler has come out with its second sales plea in as little two weeks, urging dealers to order more than 15,000 cars by Monday to keep the company viable. Not one to mince... read more February 6, 2009 by

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Saleen Automotive’s new owner confirms interest in Dodge Viper business

Less than two days after Chrysler confirmed that it had received three offers for its Dodge Viper sports car business, the investors who just purchased most of the assets of... read more February 5, 2009 by

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Fiat and Chrysler deal may be completed by mid-February

Fiat and Chrysler first released a joint statement announcing they had signed a non-binding term sheet to establish a global strategic alliance just over two weeks ago but... read more February 3, 2009 by

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Chrysler ‘Employee Pricing Plus Plus’ program prices revealed

The past month has been one of the busiest for struggling Detroit carmaker Chrysler, within the past several weeks receiving a $1.5 billion infusion from the federal... read more February 2, 2009 by

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Over 40% of cars built in North America built by foreign companies

In January we brought you news of Toyota's predicted surpassing of Chrysler in North American output in 2009, and nearly two years ago we reported on the Detroit 3 slipping... read more February 2, 2009 by

Chrysler CEO Bob Nardelli

Chrysler: Please sir, we want some more

Less than a month after receiving the first $4 billion from the federal government’s bailout package for the auto industry, Chrysler has revealed that it needs an... read more January 30, 2009 by

Jim Press

Jim Press: Chrysler 'viable' by spring, but profit still too far off to gauge

The recently announced alliance to be forged with Fiat notwithstanding, Chrysler's current position in the market is regarded as precarious by buyers and analysts alike. Vice... read more January 27, 2009 by


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