Chrysler Group LLC pulled back the curtain on an exciting concept minivan at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show, reports the Wall Street Journal. The Chrysler 700C sports rounded styling unlike anything previously seen in a consumer minivan. It is unclear whether it will be produced, however. Re-thinking minivans Chrysler and Fiat SpA head Sergio Read on! →


Italian automaker Fiat SpA, which currently owns 58.5 percent of Chrysler Group LLC, has taken a major step toward complete ownership of the iconic American automotive brand. The Detroit News reports that Fiat’s shareholders approved a simplified capital structure with a single class of common stock, which would make a total buy-out of Chrysler much Read on! →


The intensity of a federal investigation into a series of Jeep airbag injuries increased last week, reports the Detroit Free Press. Fifty people have been hurt when the air bags of a Jeep Liberty SUV inflated, even though no crash had occurred to trigger them. Liberty SUVs made by Chrysler Group LLC for the years Read on! →


A settlement was reached Wednesday in the long-running lawsuit between Chrysler Group LLC and apparel-maker Pure Detroit over the clothing company’s use of the Chrysler slogan “Imported from Detroit” on one of its T-shirts. Details of the settlement have not been released, but it is known that Pure Detroit is continuing to sell the T-shirts. Read on! →


Chrysler is looking to develop an in-house financing arm, reports Reuters. Chrysler Group LLC is currently in negotiations with various banks to create a financing joint venture that would serve to increase sales momentum. Sources indicate that a partnership would resemble the working relationship between Chrysler majority owner Fiat SpA and Credit Agricole SA. Chrysler Read on! →


Chrysler Group LLC has been a cornerstone of the U.S. automotive industry for decades, but it is only now that the automaker will have an office in downtown Detroit, reports Automotive News. Approximately 70 employees will take up office in the top two floors of Detroit’s historic 23-story Dime Building, which is currently owned by Read on! →


Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has balked at the United Auto Workers union’s call for a two-tier wage system, reports Reuters. The split wage system, which Marchionne believes is “not viable” for Chrysler Group LLC in the long term, creates a contentious class system between newer and veteran employees. Marchionne wants solution by 2015 The two-tier Read on! →