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Chrysler’s Sales Soar 20% as Jeep Sales Rise 41%

Chrysler’s year-over-year sales rose 20% in July to 167,667 units, the company’s best July sales level since 2005. The Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram Truck and Fiat brands all posted year-over-year ...
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Chrysler Recall Echoes GM Ignition Switch Issue

Chrysler issued two recall notices on Tuesday, one limited to older model Jeeps and the other for a variety of current model cars and pickups. In the recall of older ...
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Jeep Cherokee

SUVs and Crossovers Most Popular Vehicles for U.S. Drivers

In the first five months of 2014, the number of U.S. retail registrations of sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) and crossover-utility vehicles (CUVs) surpassed the the number of registrations for sedans. This ...
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Fiat Has More Trouble Selling Cars

Fiat, the Italian part of the global Fiat-Chrysler alliance, is having more and more trouble selling its small, inexpensive cars in America. Most recent data on "days to turn," the ...
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Jeep Cherokee

Jeep Sales Rise 28% to Drive Chrysler’s Sales 9% Higher

Chrysler's year-over-year sales rose 9% in June to 171,086 units, the company's best June sales level since 2007. Jeep, Dodge, Ram Truck and Fiat brands all posted year-over-year gains in ...
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Should Ford Close Lincoln?

Chrysler, arguably the most successful of The Big Three in terms of recent sales growth, has decided that it does not need, or cannot support, a luxury brand. After years ...
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Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon Aim at Mid-Size Pickup Market

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) already has had a great deal of success in the full-size pickup market, which only has three significant competitors. Its Chevy Silverado ranks second among ...
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Fiat Finishes Last in Car Quality Survey

Fiat, the Italian brand of the new Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, placed dead last in the new J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Initial Quality Study. The news all but ruins the chances ...
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New Chrysler Cars to Save 700 Million Gallons of Gas

Chrysler claims its new transmission can save more than 700 million gallons of gasoline consumption, which translates into $2.5 billion. If the claim is true, and other car manufacturers can ...
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2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

Why Chrysler’s Ram Is Outpacing Ford and GM

It’s no surprise that Ford (NYSE: F) leads the U.S. pickup market. Its F-Series line has been the market leader for decades, and Ford has invested a massive amount of ...
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F-Series Pickup Is 29% of Ford’s Sales

As a measure of how dominant pickups have become for American car companies, Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F) F-Series, the best-selling vehicle in the United States, is now 27% of ...
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Honda Dominates Best-Sellng Cars With Just Three Models

To figure out why Honda Motor Co. Ltd. (NYSE: HMC) continues to be a threat to the market shares of Toyota Corp. (NYSE: TM), Chrysler and Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F), ...
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Are Car Loans Getting Out of Hand?

Good news: After a sluggish winter, U.S. auto sales are once again on the rise. Sales of “light vehicles”— cars, pickups, and SUVs — rose 11.4% in May, to an ...
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Ford’s F-150 Loses Ground to GM and Chrysler

U.S. auto sales had a strong month in May, with all three of the Detroit automakers -- Ford, GM, Chrysler -- posting gains well ahead of analyst estimates. Most ...
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May Car Sales and Outlook Remain Strong

Automakers reported May U.S. sales throughout the morning Tuesday, and sales for the month at all carmakers except Volkswagen were higher. The German firm's sales were down more than 15% ...
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