A scandal was caused recently by a whistle blower report concerning workers from a Chrysler plant. A number of workers were caught drinking and using illegal drugs during their lunch break. The news was broken by a news station in Detroit that was tipped off. After the men were caught, a scandal began to brew, Read on! →


Automotive News reports that Chrysler Group will be reopening some doors in the Motor City. The automaker’s Conner Avenue Assembly Plant in Detroit, Mich., will start production again in order to accommodate the next-generation SRT Viper supercar. Conner plant will provide nearly 150 jobs Nearly 150 hourly and salaried jobs will be created in Detroit Read on! →


Chrysler announced last week that it would be recalling approximately 340 2012 Fiat 500s and Dodge Journeys. The reason cited for the recall is that they were rolled out to the showrooms with contaminated brake fluid. The fluid, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said, could lead to a loss of braking functions. ‘A loss Read on! →


On July 20, the final chapter in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, “The Dark Knight Rises,” will hit theaters. But the marketing machine has been moving at full speed for a while. Witness Chrysler’s “Imported from Gotham City” ad campaign, promoting the presence of the Chrysler 300 in the upcoming film. The car in the Chrysler Read on! →


The U.S. auto industry is in for a real shot in the arm by 2015, reports the Center for Automotive Research. According to recent research, the Detroit Big Three are poised to hire as many as 30,000 additional workers over the next four years. Rebounding car and truck sales and new labor contracts made this Read on! →


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! →


Automotive News reports that Chrysler Group LLC has tired of waiting for the U.S. government to make a decision regarding the automaker’s candidacy for as much as $7 billion in green auto loans. The potential loans from the U.S. Department of Energy are intended to encourage automakers nationwide to adopt more environmentally friendly production methods Read on! →


In order to pave the way for an eventual takeover of majority stake in Chrysler, Fiat has announced some housecleaning. According to the Associated Press, Fiat has split into two companies, separating Fiat industrial from its consumer automaking unit. The goal of the Fiat split, claims Fiat and Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne, is to create Read on! →


Mopar, a name that is closely associated with the Hemi engine and the rise of the muscle car, has had a rich and varied history. This month Mopar, the official parts and services arm of Chrysler LLC, is celebrating its 75th birthday. The rise of Mopar The name Mopar itself was coined during a meeting Read on! →


Chrysler Group LLC, working in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy, has delivered 15 Town & Country plug-in hybrid EV minivans to the fleets of three different cities. The vehicles will be driven by city staffers and tested for two years. Several other cities will receive demonstration fleet hybrid pickups as well. Minivan in Read on! →