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CNNMoney: Detroit narrowing the car quality gap with importsupdated: Wed Feb 15 2012 10:19:00

The dependability of cars is continuing to improve, according to a new survey by J.D. Power and Associates and domestic brands, in particular, are narrowing the gap in quality compared to the Japanese automakers.

Fortune: Is Fiat's 500 stalling?updated: Thu Nov 03 2011 16:50:00

FORTUNE -- It wasn't J.Lo's finest moment. The 42-year-old pop singer starred in an ad for Fiat's 500, first aired during Monday Night Football earlier this September. While her dance moves were fine, response to the ad online was less than enthusiastic. One Youtube commenter wrote dryly, "I can't believe a rich person like her would drive a car like this."

CNNMoney: Chrysler workers OK contractupdated: Wed Oct 26 2011 21:39:00

Union workers at Chrysler narrowly approved a new 4-year labor agreement with the automaker, completing this year's contract negotiations with the recovering U.S. Big Three automakers.

CNNMoney: U.S. lost $14B on auto bailout... Excellent!updated: Fri Jul 22 2011 14:53:00

Including the $1.3 billion loss on its Chrysler investment, announced Thursday, the United States government has lost about $14 billion on the auto industry bail-out. All in all, it was a bargain.

CNNMoney: Chrysler's $7.6 billion I.O.U. paid offupdated: Tue May 24 2011 13:18:00

Chrysler has paid back $7.6 billion worth of high-interest bailout loans to the U.S. and Canadian governments, the automaker said Tuesday.

Vehicle owner's manuals -- now on smartphonesupdated: Mon Jan 31 2011 18:44:00

If you own a 2011 Dodge, you might want to check out out the new Dodge smartphone app for your vehicle, which includes a digital owner's manual. Hopefully, this will grow as a trend among vehicle manufacturers.

CNNMoney: Chrysler recalls 26,000 vehicles for fire riskupdated: Wed Oct 20 2010 11:47:00

Chrysler is recalling over 26,000 vehicles to inspect and repair power steering systems that could cause a fire.

Fortune: When Chrysler could have sold for $1updated: Thu Sep 09 2010 14:15:00

One of the lesser-known stories of the Obama Administration's auto bailout is how close Chrysler came close to following the fate of Lehman Brothers and being allowed to fail.

CNNMoney: Watchdog: Auto dealers shut down too fastupdated: Mon Jul 19 2010 14:06:00

Automakers GM and Chrysler were pressured to close hundreds of dealerships quickly by the Treasury department without regard for the job losses that would result, according to a government watchdog report out Sunday.

Fortune: Car Wars: A new hope ... for Detroitupdated: Wed Jun 23 2010 12:46:00

For three decades, Japanese manufacturers have been chewing through the U.S. auto market like termites in a lumberyard. Led by Toyota, Honda, and Nissan, they now account for more than 38% of sales.

Fortune: Chrysler's coming product offensiveupdated: Wed May 12 2010 06:47:00

Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne must have gotten tired of all those questions about Chrysler's empty product pipeline.

CNNMoney: Scrapped auto dealers file flood of appealsupdated: Thu Jan 28 2010 11:52:00

More than half of the auto dealers cut by General Motors and Chrysler last year plan to take their case to arbitration and attempt to regain their franchise.

CNNMoney: 900 auto dealers file to appeal shutdownupdated: Fri Jan 22 2010 14:48:00

About 900 General Motors and Chrysler dealerships that got the ax as the Detroit giants went through bankruptcy have filed notice that they will appeal their shutdown, according to the American Arbitration Association.

Fortune: Dodge CEO: "We cannot screw it up this time"updated: Wed Jan 13 2010 11:45:00

During the past decade, Ralph Gilles helped create some of Chrysler's most successful models: the 300C Sedan, the Dodge Magnum, and the redesigned Dodge Charger. But soon after the industry wunderkind became the company's design chief, Chrysler and America's auto industry collapsed.

CNNMoney: Chrysler CEO: We'll pay you backupdated: Tue Jan 12 2010 16:03:00

Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said on Tuesday that the federal government will get its money back -- and may even turn a profit -- from its rescue of the Automaker.

CNNMoney: High court rejects challenge to Chrysler's saleupdated: Mon Dec 14 2009 11:54:00

The Supreme Court again Monday turned away the latest challenge to Chrysler's bankruptcy and sale to Italian automaker Fiat.

Fortune: Chrysler's credibility challengeupdated: Tue Sep 29 2009 11:48:00

An auto company high executive who shall remain unnamed chuckled when asked about the competitive prospects of Chrysler:

CNNMoney: Chrysler starts leasing againupdated: Wed Sep 16 2009 17:32:00

Chrysler will begin leasing vehicles again after a hiatus of more than a year, the automaker announced Wednesday.

Fortune: 'Car Wars:' A peek into the automotive futureupdated: Mon Jul 27 2009 14:26:00

Most forecasts of future performance in the auto industry tend to be variations of tea-leaf reading. Analysts take a look at what companies are planning in the way of future models, make a guess about sales volumes, and lay that over a macroeconomic outlook. The results are compromised by too many hard-to-quantify variables.

Fortune: Dump the auto dealers?updated: Wed Jul 22 2009 09:52:00

From the cries of protest emanating from Washington this week, you would think that General Motors and Chrysler were guilty of clubbing baby seals. Or perhaps drowning kittens.

House scrutinizing how auto dealerships selected for closureupdated: Tue Jul 21 2009 23:28:00

A controversy over the way the Obama administration, General Motors and Chrysler decided to shutter more than 3,000 auto dealerships has reached Congress, with a House subcommittee now taking a closer look and a bill under consideration that could reverse the decision.

CNNMoney: Bailout: What's really at stake for taxpayersupdated: Tue Jul 21 2009 13:21:00

The independent overseer of the $700 billion bailout has caused a ruckus over an important question: How much do taxpayers have on the line?

CNNMoney: 'Chrysler made a big mistake' - one dealer's storyupdated: Tue Jul 21 2009 11:03:00

After filing for bankruptcy, Chrysler in May notified almost 800 dealers around the U.S. that they would lose their franchise licenses and be kicked out of the restructured automaker's dealer network. Steve Biegler, who runs the dealership his grandfather started, was one of those targeted. Last week, Chrysler sent out representatives to finish dismantling his store's branding.

CNNMoney: Chrysler set to reopen most plantsupdated: Wed Jun 17 2009 17:33:00

Chrysler announced plans to reopen 7 of its 11 assembly lines later this month for the first time since the day after the company filed for bankruptcy in April.

CNNMoney: Chrysler and Fiat make it officialupdated: Wed Jun 10 2009 12:29:00

Chrysler and Italian automaker Fiat on Wednesday officially signed a strategic alliance brokered by the U.S. government, one day after the Supreme Court cleared the path for the deal.

Fortune: More bumps ahead for Chryslerupdated: Wed Jun 10 2009 12:29:00

Chrysler, which has endured more perils than Pauline, announced Wednesday that it has finalized its global alliance with Fiat, its last obstacle to emerging from bankruptcy.

CNNMoney: Stocks ready to climbupdated: Wed Jun 10 2009 09:06:00

U.S. stock were set to open higher Wednesday after the Supreme Court cleared the way for Chrysler to exit bankruptcy and a rise in oil prices.

CNNMoney: Supreme Court clears way for Chryslerupdated: Wed Jun 10 2009 04:00:00

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for the sale of Chrysler to a consortium led by Italian automaker Fiat.

CNNMoney: Bankruptcy judge OKs Chrysler dealer cutsupdated: Tue Jun 09 2009 20:59:00

A federal bankruptcy judge Tuesday approved automaker Chrysler LLC's plan to terminate 789 dealer franchises, calling it an "appropriate and necessary" step by the company.

CNNMoney: High court puts Chrysler sale on holdupdated: Tue Jun 09 2009 11:08:00

The Supreme Court threw a wrench into the plans to have a quick bankruptcy process at Chrysler LLC, delaying the company's combination with Italian automaker Fiat.

CNNMoney: Supreme Court right to delay Chrysler-Fiat dealupdated: Tue Jun 09 2009 10:25:00

The railroading of secured lenders by the White House in Chrysler's reorganization raised troubling questions about the rights of U.S. creditors. That the highest court in the land has now signaled a willingness to consider the merits of arguments made by those opposed to the deal is good for capitalism -- not to mention democracy.

CNNMoney: Stocks set for flat startupdated: Tue Jun 09 2009 08:55:00

U.S. stocks were set for a weak open Tuesday as investors awaited news about the Chrysler bankruptcy case and the banking sector.

CNNMoney: Obama lawyer: Chrysler-Fiat must be allowedupdated: Mon Jun 08 2009 12:13:00

A top Obama administration lawyer urged the Supreme Court on Monday to allow Chrysler's bankruptcy to proceed, noting that the needs of the economy outweigh the needs of the deal's detractors.

CNNMoney: Can the 3-month long stock rally continue?updated: Mon Jun 08 2009 04:25:00

Stocks have been on the best three-month tear since 1982 -- and there's little in the week ahead to interrupt the flow.

CNNMoney: Chrysler-Fiat to head to Supreme Courtupdated: Mon Jun 08 2009 04:04:00

A group of Indiana pension funds has made a last-minute effort to block Chrysler's deal with Italian automaker Fiat.

High court set to rule on appeal over Chrysler saleupdated: Mon Jun 08 2009 01:44:00

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday is expected to decide whether a group of shareholders could continue attempts to block Chrysler LLC's sale of top assets to Italian automaker Fiat.

CNNMoney: Jobs could get run over by auto woesupdated: Fri Jun 05 2009 08:35:00

The last thing the battered U.S. labor market needs are the current problems at GM and Chrysler.

Chrysler bargainsupdated: Wed Jun 03 2009 15:12:00

Brian Todd reports on some Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep dealerships making record price cuts for new cars.

CNNMoney: Battered auto sales show improvementupdated: Tue Jun 02 2009 16:23:00

Despite unprecedented turmoil in the auto industry General Motors, Chrysler LLC and Ford Motors all reported auto sales that, while still anemic, were much better than expected.

Commentary: What bankruptcy could do for GMupdated: Mon Jun 01 2009 11:26:00

The screams produced by the Chrysler bankruptcy are nothing compared with the howling that will accompany General Motors' bankruptcy filing as various creditors claim that the case is going too fast and their rights are being trampled.

CNNMoney: Stocks ready to surgeupdated: Mon Jun 01 2009 08:37:00

U.S. stocks were poised to soar at the start of trading Monday after General Motors filed for bankruptcy and a bankruptcy court judge ruled in favor of Chrysler's asset sale.

CNNMoney: Auto rupture will ripple far and wideupdated: Mon Jun 01 2009 08:35:00

Chrysler and GM employees are on the edge of their seats, waiting to find out what will be left standing after the dust settles. Meanwhile, a vast network of companies outside Detroit are bracing for impact.

CNNMoney: Chrysler fate in judge's handsupdated: Thu May 28 2009 21:57:00

Court proceedings that could determine the fate of Chrysler LLC continued Thursday after a marathon session that saw the automaker square off with creditors and auto dealers opposing the automaker's government-brokered restructuring plan.

CNNMoney: Fiat was Chrysler's only optionupdated: Wed May 27 2009 21:06:00

Bankrupt automaker Chrysler LLC "went around the world" searching for a business partner but only Italy's Fiat was willing to strike a deal after last year's economic tumble, a former Chrysler executive told a federal judge Wednesday.

CNNMoney: GM and Chrysler: Make or break weekupdated: Tue May 26 2009 16:25:00

The next seven days could be the most important in the history of the U.S. auto industry.

Q&A: Fiat seeks to become global playerupdated: Tue May 26 2009 01:06:00

Fiat is looking to become the world's second biggest automaker after Toyota through deals with troubled U.S. carmakers Chrysler and General Motors. CNN's Jim Boulden explains how Fiat's fortunes rose while its U.S. rivals crashed.

Chrysler's business decision is personal to small townupdated: Tue May 19 2009 09:40:00

Chrysler LLC's decision last week to close nearly 800 dealerships may just be business, but for the people who work and trade in those showrooms and service bays, it's personal.

CNNMoney: Chrysler closing 789 dealershipsupdated: Fri May 15 2009 06:21:00

Chrysler LLC will close down 789 dealerships, or roughly 25% of the current number, according to a plan filed in bankruptcy court Thursday.

CNNMoney: Chrysler: Dealership letters in the mailupdated: Fri May 15 2009 06:20:00

Chrysler dealers nationwide were fearing the UPS guy on Thursday.

Fortune: Chrysler's sorry state revealedupdated: Tue May 12 2009 03:56:00

Among the thousands of pages of documents filed in connection with Chrysler's Chapter 11 bankruptcy are affidavits from Chrysler executives that open up a window on the auto business previously closed to outsiders in this intensely competitive business.

CNNMoney: Chrysler deal moves a step closerupdated: Fri May 08 2009 15:43:00

The reorganization of troubled automaker Chrysler LLC moved a step closer Friday when opposition by lenders opposed to the deal collapsed.

CNNMoney: Chrysler bankruptcy: Test drive for GMupdated: Wed May 06 2009 15:40:00

Will General Motors succeed in its efforts to restructure itself and turn the embattled automaker around? That could depend on how well the bankruptcy process plays out over the next month at rival Chrysler LLC.

CNNMoney: $4,000 rebate on a new Chryslerupdated: Wed May 06 2009 11:53:00

Chrysler announced a new sales incentive plan Wednesday as the carmaker seeks to spur sales while it works through bankruptcy and restructuring.

CNNMoney: Chrysler won't repay bailout moneyupdated: Wed May 06 2009 03:45:00

Chrysler LLC will not repay U.S. taxpayers more than $7 billion in bailout money it received earlier this year and as part of its bankruptcy filing.

CNNMoney: New Chrysler auto incentives delayedupdated: Tue May 05 2009 23:02:00

Chrysler has delayed the introduction of a new incentive program intended to boost sales, citing the need for more time to communicate with dealers. The plan is now expected early Wednesday, a day later than initially expected.

Chrysler files for bankruptcyupdated: Tue May 05 2009 07:02:00

A deal has been reached to combine Chrysler with Fiat. CNN's Allan Chernoff reports.

CNNMoney: New Chrysler auto incentives comingupdated: Tue May 05 2009 03:43:00

With bankruptcy threatening to further weigh down the carmaker's sales, Chrysler is expected to announce a new incentive program Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Chrysler seeking quick fix for bankruptcyupdated: Mon May 04 2009 16:58:00

Chrysler LLC is seeking a quick resolution to its bankruptcy filing so it can move ahead with its merger.

CNNMoney: Chrysler to lose $4.7B this yearupdated: Mon May 04 2009 15:13:00

Chrysler LLC expects to lose $4.7 billion this year and to continue to lose money for the next two years, according to a filing from one of the company's top financial advisers.

CNNMoney: Stocks rise on day, weekupdated: Fri May 01 2009 18:03:00

Stocks rose Friday, as a few better-than-expected economic reports and a rally in oil stocks gave a boost to the broader market.

CNNMoney: Chrysler aftershocks to hit industry hardupdated: Fri May 01 2009 17:06:00

The bankruptcy at Chrysler LLC is likely to soon be felt across the auto industry, disrupting production at plants of healthier rivals within a week or two, according to industry experts.

CNNMoney: Auto sales plunge, but outlook improvesupdated: Fri May 01 2009 16:59:00

U.S. auto sales plummeted again in April, but automakers said conditions were stabilizing and that the market is getting closer to a recovery.

CNNMoney: Speed of the essence: Chrysler lawyerupdated: Fri May 01 2009 14:49:00

Lawyers representing Chrysler LLC said on Friday that a speedy bankruptcy process is essential to the survival of the company.

CNNMoney: Chrysler set to close four plantsupdated: Fri May 01 2009 12:28:00

Bankrupt automaker Chrysler LLC identified four plants with almost 5,000 jobs between them slated for closure by the end of next year, according to a filing with the bankruptcy court Friday.

CNNMoney: What's next for Chrysler ownersupdated: Fri May 01 2009 10:30:00

Thursday afternoon, Chrysler filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. So what does that mean for you if you've got a Chrysler parked out in the driveway?

CNNMoney: Chrysler worker: 'Roller coaster isn't over for us'updated: Fri May 01 2009 09:58:00

The deal that is supposed to save jobs has put Chrysler hourly workers out of a job for at least the next month.

CNNMoney: Stocks set for gainsupdated: Fri May 01 2009 08:45:00

U.S. stock futures rose modestly Friday morning, ahead of a barrage of economic reports.

CNNMoney: Chrysler files for bankruptcyupdated: Fri May 01 2009 03:58:00

Chrysler LLC filed for bankruptcy Thursday. But a deal has been reached to combine the company with Fiat in order to allow Chrysler to stay in business.

CNNMoney: Wall Street mixed in wobbly sessionupdated: Thu Apr 30 2009 17:42:00

Stocks ended mixed Thursday after an earlier rally lost steam, as weakness in financial and oil stocks vied with strength in technology and industrial shares.

CNNMoney: Don't blame Chrysler's creditorsupdated: Thu Apr 30 2009 17:00:00

It's politically expedient for President Obama to blame recalcitrant hedge funds and "speculators" for forcing Chrysler into bankruptcy. But they were right to just say no to the U.S. government's restructuring plan, which treads on the rights of senior creditors.

CNNMoney: Chrysler's factories: A fate uncertainupdated: Thu Apr 30 2009 16:02:00

With Chrysler declaring bankruptcy, what may happen to the storied carmaker's 22 U.S. plants and thousands of workers is an open question.

CNNMoney: Chill out, Chrysler ownersupdated: Thu Apr 30 2009 14:02:00

The word "bankruptcy" in headlines along with the name of the company that made your car - or a car you're thinking about buying - could send your blood pressure soaring.

Fortune: Chrysler: Better dead or alive?updated: Thu Apr 30 2009 10:49:00

Chrysler is undergoing the last bits of metamorphosis as it is hopefully transforms from a caterpillar into a butterfly.

CNNMoney: Chrysler down to the wireupdated: Thu Apr 30 2009 07:27:00

Facing a Thursday deadline, Chrysler LLC appears on the verge of bankruptcy even as the Obama administration signaled a commitment to keep the troubled automaker alive.

CNNMoney: Auto industry woes extend beyond U.S.updated: Thu Apr 30 2009 06:46:00

Chrysler and General Motors are making progress in their efforts to stay in business. But even if they succeed, don't assume that means the problems are over for the battered auto industry.

CNNMoney: Chrysler: Signs of survival emergeupdated: Wed Apr 29 2009 22:30:00

As the clock ticked down Wednesday on a government-imposed deadline for Chrysler LLC to prove its viability, expectations grew that the troubled automaker would survive.

CNNMoney: Chrysler debt deal reachedupdated: Tue Apr 28 2009 18:03:00

The major banks that loaned Chrysler LLC about $7 billion have agreed to significantly reduce that debt, according to the Treasury Department, a move that could save the struggling automaker from having to file for bankruptcy later this week.

CNNMoney: 72% would buy an American car - pollupdated: Tue Apr 28 2009 14:54:00

Nearly three-quarters, or 72%, of consumers say they would buy an American-made car or truck despite GM's and Chrysler's woes, according to a new survey.

CNNMoney: Too little, too late for GM and Chryslerupdated: Tue Apr 28 2009 03:50:00

With bankruptcy looming at General Motors and Chrysler LLC, both troubled automakers have announced new moves to try and avoid that fate.

CNNMoney: Autoworkers: 'If we go down, so does this town'updated: Mon Apr 27 2009 15:54:00

For the average American, this recession is scary enough.

CNNMoney: Chrysler wins union concessionsupdated: Mon Apr 27 2009 08:07:00

The United Auto Workers announced Sunday that it has reached a tentative agreement on concessions in its contract with Chrysler LLC - a key step in final efforts to help the automaker avoid bankruptcy.

CNNMoney: Stock rally: Meet more roadblocksupdated: Sun Apr 26 2009 12:19:00

A stock rally that hit some potholes last week is likely to face more substantial roadblocks in the week ahead.

CNNMoney: Time running out on Chryslerupdated: Fri Apr 24 2009 06:13:00

Chrysler LLC faces the most difficult, and important, week in its 84-year history as the automaker tries to close three difficult deals in order to avoid bankruptcy.

Fortune: Who killed Chrysler?updated: Thu Apr 23 2009 15:43:00

The survival of Chrysler as an independent company is looking increasingly unlikely.

CNNMoney: U.S. boosts offer to Chrysler lenders - reportsupdated: Thu Apr 23 2009 04:32:00

The U.S. Treasury has increased its offer to Chrysler's lenders in a bid to lower the automaker's debt ahead of its restructuring deadline, according to published reports.

Source: Chrysler rejects new loan over exec pay limitsupdated: Tue Apr 21 2009 01:33:00

Chrysler turned down additional government funding this month because executives at the troubled auto manufacturer could not agree to new government-mandated limits on executive pay, according to a source familiar with the matter.

CNNMoney: Chrysler developing electric sports car for 2010updated: Wed Apr 15 2009 14:59:00

A battery-powered 268-horsepower two-seat sports car is in line to become Chrysler LLC's first electric car, provided the carmaker lives to see another day.

CNNMoney: 2011 Cherokee: Chrysler's new 'soft touch' Jeepupdated: Wed Apr 08 2009 16:12:00

Under fire for poor quality, Chrysler is unveiling the first vehicle on which its current owner, Cerberus Capital Management, has had a major design influence.

CNNMoney: How to get auto sales in gear againupdated: Wed Apr 08 2009 16:06:00

There's been a lot of talk about the restructuring that needs to be done to make General Motors and Chrysler more competitive for the long haul.

CNNMoney: The American cars Obama wantsupdated: Fri Apr 03 2009 12:24:00

The Obama administration has made it clear: In order to get the billions of dollars of federal money that Chrysler and General Motors need to survive, they'll need to build and sell more fuel efficient vehicles.

CNNMoney: Why Chrysler mattersupdated: Thu Apr 02 2009 17:09:00

It's easy to think that Chrysler LLC is no longer too big to fail.

CNNMoney: March auto sales plungeupdated: Wed Apr 01 2009 18:49:00

U.S. auto sales tumbled sharply in March, although officials with some of the companies said they hope the worst of the downturn is behind them.

CNNMoney: Auto bankruptcy: What it meansupdated: Wed Apr 01 2009 16:24:00

In Detroit, the unthinkable -- an automaker bankruptcy -- has become very thinkable.

CNNMoney: Do or die for GM and Chryslerupdated: Mon Mar 30 2009 14:55:00

The Obama administration gave General Motors and Chrysler LLC failing grades Monday for their turnaround efforts and promised a sweeping overhaul of the troubled companies. The government plans to give the automakers more money, but it is also holding out the threat of a "structured bankruptcy." The federal government will provide operating funds for both automakers for several weeks, during which time the companies will have to undergo significant restructuring, administration officials said late Sunday night.

CNNMoney: Uncle Sam wants to warranty your carupdated: Mon Mar 30 2009 14:25:00

Is it safe to buy a new car from General Motors or Chrysler right now? President Obama says it is and he is putting money up to guarantee it.

Sources: GM, Chrysler to get more money; GM CEO to resignupdated: Sun Mar 29 2009 23:18:00

The Obama administration is giving General Motors 60 days worth of financing for restructuring, according to senior administration officials.

CNNMoney: Washington's reluctant auto bailoutupdated: Tue Mar 24 2009 03:54:00

General Motors and Chrysler LLC have about a week or less before they find out if they'll get the additional help they need from taxpayers, creditors and unions to avoid bankruptcy.

CNNMoney: A $21.6 billion test driveupdated: Wed Mar 11 2009 13:20:00

The Obama administration's top auto advisors were in the Detroit area Monday to meet with officials from General Motors and Chrysler, test drive a new electric car and try to chart a course for the industry's rescue.

CNNMoney: 4 ways to fix Detroit - but none is easyupdated: Tue Feb 24 2009 17:56:00

The Obama administration may quickly find there is no easy fix for Detroit's many woes.

Commentary: Wall Street got the better bailoutupdated: Mon Feb 23 2009 06:25:00

There was good news and bad news in the recent filings Chrysler and General Motors made with the federal officials overseeing their multibillion-dollar rescue.

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