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xgojim

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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 7:19:53 AM

Chrysler Group LLC reported a net profit of almost $1.7 billion for 2012 Wednesday and fourth-quarter earnings of $378 million. That was an eightfold improvement over the $183 million the company earned in 2011 and offered further proof of the automaker's turnaround. But CEO Sergio Marchionne stressed that Chrysler's recovery is still a work in progress. "While we are pleased to have achieved strong financial results in 2012, the enterprise we are crafting is not complete," he said in a statement. "The goals we've set for the year ahead reflect a common desire by everyone from leadership to the shop floor to succeed and sustain the power of the house we are building," Marchionne continued. "Our aim is meaningful, but it is not complicated, and only a preoccupation with quality can...
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dave27johnson
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 12:46:02 AM

Good news.
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schatzila
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 1:09:00 PM

surprising.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:15:30 AM

That is something!
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pilotmass
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:08:59 AM

You're right. It will get even better
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Norm10
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:07:33 AM

Don't get too excited - this won't last long!
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:04:02 AM

Alright Now!!!
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BobBG
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 10:40:10 AM

Hopefully the Dart will sell well enough to make them an MPG leader too.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 10:32:40 AM

american workers at their best
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:47:54 AM

Good for them,
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:16:02 AM

Those dirty bas... oh, wait, that's not a greedy oil company
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:02:51 AM

guess the american automakerr isn't so dead
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 8:49:45 AM

Good for them, now focus on MPG
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 8:41:30 AM

they have improved quite a bit...........
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 8:35:24 AM

My son just bought a new Dodge Dart... after driving and testing everything else - Civic, Elantra, Mazda3, Focus and Scion. He loves the style, handling and interior design. I have to admit, it's a very sweet car, Dodge has done a great job with it. Good warranty as well.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 8:30:17 AM

A "preoccupation with quality" had better be #1, because it sure wasn't in the past.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 8:23:01 AM

You're welcome........(thanx to our tax dollars for union bailouts)
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 8:18:11 AM

Good.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 8:17:41 AM

Me too listerone .
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 8:11:07 AM

fiat made money big whoop
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 8:08:26 AM

Congrats to Chrysler... now let's see them build some even better and grow like Ford.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 8:06:15 AM

Good for Chrysler and the economy.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 8:06:07 AM

I need 1% only / lol
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 8:02:11 AM

going with WOW
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 8:01:29 AM

Chrysler builds crap.They always have...they always will.I'd walk before I'd own a Chrysler product.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 7:49:29 AM

Interesting to say the least......
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 7:46:50 AM

One must remember where these figures arise from.
Also keep in mind where the controlling interest in Chrysler lie.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 7:41:56 AM

going the right direction
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billbillON
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 7:41:04 AM

wow
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billbillON
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 7:40:37 AM

wow

[Edited by: billbillON at 1/30/2013 7:41:00 AM EST]
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billbillON
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 7:40:27 AM

wow
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billbillON
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 7:40:16 AM

wow
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 7:38:24 AM

Yet still closing plants and laying off workers (here in North Carolina). Guess you have to take the good with the bad...
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 7:29:16 AM

WOW!
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xgojim
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 7:20:55 AM

First Ford, now Chrysler. This is good for the USA!
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