Chrysler Group says its net income rose 16 percent to $507 million in the second quarter on strong U.S. sales of trucks and SUVs.
“Automakers are quickly pushing these technologies into high-volume production vehicles, so you don’t have to pay an extreme price tag to get a taste of the latest and greatest innovations.”
Toledo Jeep Plant building 150 Cherokees a day, as they move to their goal of 500 vehicles a day.
Chrysler is recalling 282,000 minivans from the 2013 model year because the side air bags can deploy on the wrong side in a crash.
It looks like the Cherokee will reach dealers in the fall, a couple of months later than expected.
Chrysler says it’s doing this to re-assure customers
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.
State officials are making the case to Fiat head Sergio Marchionne to select Tennessee for the Italian automaker’s joint headquarters with Chrysler Group LLC.
They’ll be protesting at a Chrysler dealership in the Washington D.C. area, trying to get the company to go along with the government’s request to recall 2.7 million Jeeps.
About 80 Chrysler employees are volunteering their time as they partner with Orchards Children’s Services in Southfield Saturday morning, to build cycles for needy kids throughout Southeast Michigan.