Chrysler Group LLC http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23181/all en CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-US auto sales close out 2012 on positive note http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/corrected-update-3-us-auto-sales-close-out-2012-positive-note <p>(Removes reference to 2012 in paragraph 5, to make clear that entire paragraph refers to 2013 industry projections) * Industry on pace to turn in best year since 2007 * Toyota, Honda gained market share in 2012 * Toyota's U.S. December sales up 9 pct, GM up 5 pct * Economic uncertainty in 2013 may dampen sales By Bernie Woodall and Ben Klayman DETROIT, Jan 3 (Reuters) - U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/corrected-update-3-us-auto-sales-close-out-2012-positive-note" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive industry Bankruptcy Business Car classifications Chrysler Group LLC Company Affiliates Company Competitor Conference Call Ford Motor Co Ford Motor Company General Motors General Motors Co GM Honda Honda Motor Co Ltd. Hyundai Motor Company Late-2000s financial crisis Natural Disaster Nissan Motors Person Career Person Location Pickup truck Quotation Toyota Toyota Motor Corp Transport United States Volkswagen Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:30 +0000 5731097 at http://www.globalpost.com Chrysler recalls 4,278 Viper sports cars on airbag issue http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/chrysler-recalls-4278-viper-sports-cars-airbag-issue <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DETROIT, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Chrysler Group LLC said on Friday it is recalling 4,278 Dodge Viper sports cars globally to fix a part that could cause the airbags to inadvertently deploy, expanding a recall from last fall.</p> <p>The U.S. automaker, controlled by Fiat SpA, is recalling 3,660 of the Vipers in the United States from model years 2003 and 2004 to address a potential for the front airbags or seat belt pretensioners to mistakenly deploy. Also affected are 440 cars in Canada, 10 in Mexico and 168 in the rest of the world.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/chrysler-recalls-4278-viper-sports-cars-airbag-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chrysler Group LLC Land transport Private transport Transport Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Feb 2013 13:45:30 +0000 5756662 at http://www.globalpost.com Chrysler posts best February U.S. sales in five years http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/chrysler-posts-best-february-us-sales-five-years <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DETROIT, March 1 (Reuters) - Chrysler Group LLC said Friday its U.S. sales of 139,015 in February rose 4 percent from 133,521 a year before and were its best February sales in five years.</p> <p>The sales tally barely missed the consensus estimate of 140,159 from analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters.</p> <p>The automaker, majority owned by Fiat SpA, said sales of the Dodge, Ram Truck and Fiat brands posted year-to-year increases, while the Chrysler and Jeep brands saw declines from a year before.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/chrysler-posts-best-february-us-sales-five-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chrysler Chrysler Group LLC Fiat Transport Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Mar 2013 13:30:33 +0000 5770871 at http://www.globalpost.com Chrysler profit falls 65 per cent on lower shipments and launch costs of key vehicles http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130429/chrysler-profit-falls-65-cent-lower-shipments-and-launch-cos <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DETROIT - Chrysler says its first-quarter net profit fell 65 per cent as it shipped fewer older vehicles in preparation for several key product launches.</p> <p>The company earned $166 million in the January-March quarter, compared with $473 million a year ago. Revenue fell 6 per cent to $15.4 billion.</p> <p>Chrysler says vehicle shipments fell 6 per cent to 574,000. That's mainly because it ended production of the Jeep Liberty midsize SUV last year. Chrysler is preparing a Toledo, Ohio, factory to make the Jeep Cherokee, which will replace the Liberty later this year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130429/chrysler-profit-falls-65-cent-lower-shipments-and-launch-cos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chrysler Chrysler Chrysler Group LLC Fiat Private transport Transport The Canadian Press Mon, 29 Apr 2013 13:30:04 +0000 5827713 at http://www.globalpost.com Chrysler recalls 469,000 SUVs worldwide over gearshift problem http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130511/chrysler-recalls-469000-suvs-worldwide-over-gearshift-problem <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Chrysler Group LLC is recalling about 469,000 SUVs worldwide to update software after some vehicles' circuit boards were found to be transmitting signals that trigger inadvertent gear shifts to neutral, the No. 3 U.S. automaker said Saturday.</p> <p>Included are 2006- to 2010-model-year Jeep Commanders and 2005 to 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokees, of which about 295,000 are in the United States, 28,500 are in Canada and 4,200 are in Mexico. The remaining 141,000 are outside of North America.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130511/chrysler-recalls-469000-suvs-worldwide-over-gearshift-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Chrysler Chrysler Group LLC Fiat Transport Thomson Reuters Sat, 11 May 2013 20:00:42 +0000 5835755 at http://www.globalpost.com Who repaid U.S. loan first? Chrysler, Tesla don't see eye to eye http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130524/who-repaid-us-loan-first-chrysler-tesla-dont-see-eye-eye <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Deepa Seetharaman</p> <p>DETROIT (Reuters) - Chrysler Group LLC and Tesla Motors Inc &lt;TSLA.O&gt;, both led by media-savvy executives, are trading public jabs over the definition of payback.</p> <p>Tesla wired $452 million on Wednesday to repay the remaining portion of its U.S. Department of Energy loan with interest. The company described itself as "the only American car company to have fully repaid the government.</p> <p>Chrysler's snappy rejoinder came four hours later: "Not exactly, Tesla."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130524/who-repaid-us-loan-first-chrysler-tesla-dont-see-eye-eye" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chrysler Chrysler Group LLC Fiat Technology Transport Thomson Reuters Fri, 24 May 2013 08:34:07 +0000 5845315 at http://www.globalpost.com Chrysler refuses US safety agency's request to recall about 2.7 million SUVs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130605/chrysler-refuses-us-safety-agencys-request-recall-about-27-m <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DETROIT - A defiant Chrysler is refusing to recall about 2.7 million Jeeps the government says are at risk of a fuel tank fire in a rear-end collision.</p> <p>The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration sent Chrysler a letter asking that the company voluntarily recall Jeep Grand Cherokees from 1993 through 2004 and Jeep Libertys from 2002 through 2007.</p> <p>Chrysler Group LLC, which is majority owned by Italy's Fiat SpA, said in a statement Tuesday that the Jeeps are safe and it "does not intend to recall the vehicles."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130605/chrysler-refuses-us-safety-agencys-request-recall-about-27-m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Chrysler Group LLC Fiat Hospitality Land transport Law Politics Transport The Canadian Press Wed, 05 Jun 2013 19:36:06 +0000 5851664 at http://www.globalpost.com Chrysler sets terms of $3 billion loan refinancing http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130612/chrysler-sets-terms-3-billion-loan-refinancing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Natalie Wright and Caleb Frazier</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chrysler Group LLC &lt;UAWREC.UL&gt; set terms on a loan refinancing that will clear the way for Italy's Fiat &lt;FIA.MI&gt; to buy the rest of the U.S. carmaker that it does not already own.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130612/chrysler-sets-terms-3-billion-loan-refinancing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chrysler Chrysler Group LLC Fiat Transport Thomson Reuters Wed, 12 Jun 2013 19:43:15 +0000 5856592 at http://www.globalpost.com Chrysler expected to formally refuse government's request to recall older Jeeps for fire risk http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130618/chrysler-expected-formally-refuse-governments-request-recall <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DETROIT - In one of the biggest-ever showdowns between an automaker and the government, Chrysler on Tuesday is expected to file papers explaining its refusal to recall 2.7 million older Jeep SUVs that are at risk of catching fire in rear-end collisions.</p> <p>The government says 51 people have suffered fiery deaths in Jeep Grand Cherokees and Libertys that were hit from behind. Regulators claim that the position of the gas tank, behind the rear axle, makes the Jeeps more susceptible to a fiery crash than similar models.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130618/chrysler-expected-formally-refuse-governments-request-recall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chrysler Group LLC Land transport SUVs Transport The Canadian Press Tue, 18 Jun 2013 05:01:19 +0000 5859555 at http://www.globalpost.com Chrysler expected to formally refuse government's request to recall older Jeeps for fire risk http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130618/chrysler-expected-formally-refuse-governments-request-reca-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DETROIT - In one of the biggest-ever showdowns between an automaker and the government, Chrysler on Tuesday is expected to file papers explaining its refusal to recall 2.7 million older Jeep SUVs that are at risk of catching fire in rear-end collisions.</p> <p>The government says 51 people have suffered fiery deaths in Jeep Grand Cherokees and Libertys that were hit from behind. Regulators claim that the position of the gas tank, behind the rear axle, makes the Jeeps more susceptible to a fiery crash than similar models.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130618/chrysler-expected-formally-refuse-governments-request-reca-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chrysler Group LLC Land transport SUVs Transport The Canadian Press Tue, 18 Jun 2013 05:01:24 +0000 5859556 at http://www.globalpost.com Chrysler relents, to recall 2.7 million Jeeps over fuel tanks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130618/chrysler-relents-recall-27-million-jeeps-over-fuel-tanks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Bernie Woodall</p> <p>DETROIT (Reuters) - Chrysler Group LLC said it would recall 2.7 million older Jeep models after initially fighting a recall request from U.S. regulators in a dispute over crash protection for their fuel tanks.</p> <p>The recall will affect Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs from model years 1993 to 2004 and Jeep Liberty SUVs from 2002 to 2007.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130618/chrysler-relents-recall-27-million-jeeps-over-fuel-tanks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Chrysler Chrysler Group LLC Private transport Transport Thomson Reuters Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:31:44 +0000 5860568 at http://www.globalpost.com Chrysler recall avoids showdown with US gov't over Jeep models for fire risk http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130618/chrysler-recall-avoids-showdown-government-over-jeep-models- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DETROIT - After initially defying U.S. federal regulators, Chrysler abruptly agreed Tuesday to recall some older-model Jeeps with fuel tanks that could rupture and cause fires in rear-end collisions — a decision that will also affect some Canadian Jeep owners.</p> <p>But the recall, which came in an 11th-hour deal between the automaker and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, covers only 1.56 million of the 2.7 million Jeeps that the government wanted repaired. The rest are part of a "customer service action" and many may not get fixed.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130618/chrysler-recall-avoids-showdown-government-over-jeep-models-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chrysler Chrysler Group LLC Land transport Technology Transport The Canadian Press Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:02:02 +0000 5860491 at http://www.globalpost.com Chrysler recalling nearly half a million cars and SUVs for possible head restraint problem http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130703/chrysler-recalling-nearly-half-million-cars-and-suvs-possibl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Chrysler Group LLC says it will recall about 490,000 cars and utility vehicles worldwide because of a problem with active head restraints intended to prevent neck injuries in rear-end collisions.</p> <p>The carmaker said Wednesday that microcontrollers in the head restraint could be faulty and prevent the system from operating properly. Chrysler says it is unaware of accidents or injuries related to the problem.</p> <p>Vehicles affected are the 2011-2013 Chrysler Sebring, 200 and Dodge Avenger midsize cars; 2011-2013 Jeep Liberty SUVs and 2011-2012 Dodge Nitro SUVs.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130703/chrysler-recalling-nearly-half-million-cars-and-suvs-possibl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chrysler Chrysler Group LLC Private transport Transport The Canadian Press Wed, 03 Jul 2013 22:32:01 +0000 5875106 at http://www.globalpost.com Chrysler recalls 840,000 vehicles, mostly in U.S. http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130703/chrysler-recalls-840000-vehicles-mostly-us <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Bernie Woodall</p> <p>DETROIT (Reuters) - Chrysler Group LLC &lt;FIA.MI&gt; said on Wednesday it will recall 840,000 vehicles in the United States and other countries, mostly for active-restraint head rests that are possibly flawed.</p> <p>Five separate recalls include nearly 500,000 cars and SUVs for the active-restaint head rest issue, and another 282,000 minivans for possible malfunctioning air bags, Chrysler said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130703/chrysler-recalls-840000-vehicles-mostly-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chrysler Chrysler Group LLC Fiat Transport Thomson Reuters Thu, 04 Jul 2013 00:32:34 +0000 5875148 at http://www.globalpost.com Judge says he needs more evidence before deciding dispute over price of Chrysler stock http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130730/judge-says-he-needs-more-evidence-deciding-dispute-over-pric <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DETROIT - A Delaware judge on Tuesday said he needs to hear more evidence before he can decide how much Fiat should pay to buy some outstanding shares of U.S. automaker Chrysler.</p> <p>The ruling by Chancery Court Judge Donald Parsons is likely to delay Fiat's quest to buy all of the Chrysler stock that it doesn't own. Sergio Marchionne, CEO of both companies, now controls Chrysler and runs the companies together. But he wants to combine them legally to get more cost savings and access to Chrysler's cash.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130730/judge-says-he-needs-more-evidence-deciding-dispute-over-pric" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Chrysler Chrysler Group LLC Education Fiat Health Labor Politics Social Issues Technology Transport The Canadian Press Wed, 31 Jul 2013 02:04:23 +0000 5898364 at http://www.globalpost.com