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Chrysler’s Now Fully an Italian Car Company

America just got itself a new Italian automobile company: Chrysler. Fiat agreed to buy the 41.46% of Chrysler shares held by a United Auto Workers union’s...

Fiat-Chrysler Exec Says No Recovery Seen in Italy

(MILAN) — Fiat-Chrysler's head of European operations says the last months of the year will be especially difficult for the Italian market. Alfredo Altavilla...

Fiat Needs Chrysler Now More Than It Ever Has

Fiat and Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne is a famously tough negotiator. When he made the deal with the White House to take over the failing Chrysler Corp. in...

Chrysler to Recall 630,000 SUVs Worldwide

Just two days after refusing a government request to recall 2.7 million older-model Jeeps, Chrysler has decided to do two other recalls totaling 630,000 vehicles...

Red, White & Jeep…

Remember in the olden days, when the Army issued soldiers Jeeps? Well now Chrysler is offering to sell specially-outfitted “Freedom” Jeeps to GIs (and apparently...

Power Steering

Ask any of the 11,000 people bustling around the Auburn Hills, Mich., headquarters of Chrysler Group why the automaker the U.S. government thought couldn't...

Chrysler and Fiat: A Marriage That's Working?

Chrysler didn't just suffer a couple of bad quarters or a bad year in the economic downturn. Its fortunes have been sliding for the better part of five years. ...

Amid Tumbling Sales, Chrysler Looks to Future

Sergio Marchionne, the gifted executive who saved Italy's Fiat Group from a destructive meltdown earlier in the decade and then convinced the Obama...

GM's Pension: A Ticking Time Bomb for Taxpayers?

General Motors Corp. may no longer be the world's biggest automaker, but it still operates the country's largest pension fund. The threat to its pension plans...

The Turnaround Artista

Whenever Sergio Marchionne talks about his latest calling--fixing auto companies written off as basket cases--he doesn't sound anything like most auto types. For...

Supreme Court Clears Way for Chrysler Sale

The prospect of liquidation had loomed large on Monday when the Supreme Court put the brakes on Chrysler's emergence from Chapter 11. But the visions of a messy...

Chrysler Makes a GM Bankruptcy Harder

The Chrysler bankruptcy makes a bankruptcy at GM harder because the American consumer may only be able to deal with the Chapter 11 of one of its auto companies,...