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Nicitok
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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2013 1:38:17 PM

Worldwide shipments of vehicles - half of these Chrysler brands - were up 5% to 1.2 million units in the period but sales in crisis-hit Europe fell by 5%.

Good to see the Americans exporting more cars, even if they are Italian owned.Full story here
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CactusBobs
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2013 3:08:41 PM

Most people will only buy one chrysler product in there life
my Dad bought a dakota and in 4 years the dealer charged chrysler $14,000.00
in repairs , and still the truck was a POS

never again in this household
LAMBREV08
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2013 9:28:22 AM

Chrysler? Nah, I'd rather buy a better quality and more reliable car

[Edited by: LAMBREV08 at 9/24/2013 9:31:01 AM EST]
Dale Jr.
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2013 8:34:46 AM

Ok
14smoke
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2013 7:20:11 AM

What this story tells me is that it was a good purchase by Sergio Marchionne and Fiat, in that it has helped out both sides. Fiat reorganized Chrysler, and now Chrysler is profitable and helping Fiat's bottom line.

I like the Dodge Charger and Challenger and have been impressed with the Ram pickups for years now.
FieroGT
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2013 7:10:19 AM

I have long felt that the Chrysler makes cars with poor reliability.
dracer377m
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2013 8:34:47 AM

Its still a bad car.
gvan
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2013 9:05:36 AM

"I would say that you have it backwards, Fiat helped Chrysler in management and sales."

Fiat is losing money in Europe just like all the other auto manufacturers. Chrysler is profitable and contributing to Fiat's bottom line.
toms1120
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2013 8:37:16 AM

Daimler AG?
FuelPump
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2013 3:32:15 AM

Not from any of my dollars.
contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2013 4:54:27 PM

Fiat helped Chrysler make a profit....................
Nicitok
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2013 3:48:23 PM

I think Mertieman is right about management and sales help. However Fiat are not known for building quality cars.
MertieMan
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2013 9:23:29 AM

I would say that you have it backwards, Fiat helped Chrysler in management and sales.
bluenvoy
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2013 9:13:02 AM

Don't worry Fiat will eventually screw up a good thing.
Dennis783
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2013 7:54:27 AM

I thought it was Fiat that was supposed to save Chrysler
14smoke
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2013 7:38:41 AM

Fiat is needing some help, but at least at this time, it appears they were wise in investing in and purchasing the majority stake in Chrysler.
2Tall
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2013 6:51:31 AM

neat
WhiskeyBurner
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2013 1:47:48 AM

Chrysler has been pulling Fiat's fat out of the fire for a couple years now IIRC and honestly, I don't mind the money I'm spending on my 200 going to keep them afloat. They did the same for Chrysler a few years back and now that the European economy has been suffering, Chrysler is returning the favor with help from folks like me.
pacecar68
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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2013 9:41:44 PM

ok.
StickySam
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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2013 7:19:14 PM

Chrysler on the way up again, much better than the European Chrysler`s of the early 1970s.
lyanMI
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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2013 2:10:03 PM

Hope they stay together for long time and build awesome cars.
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