Daimler Wants To Wash Hands Of Chrysler, Sell Remaining 19.9% To…

Daimler was obviously unimpressed by Chrysler's electrically » 9/24/08 2:20pm 9/24/08 2:20pm yesterday, as word comes today the German automaker is in talks to sell Cerberus its remaining 19.9% stake in Chrysler. If terms are agreed upon, the sale would mark the end of Daimler's involvement in the Auburn Hills automaker a mere ten years after…

Iacocca Arrives At Chrysler As Bankruptcy Rumors Swirl; Time Travel…

Former chairman Lee Iacocca gave a closed pep rally to Chrysler employees yesterday in Auburn Hills, once again sharing the stage with a K-car, a minivan...and rumors of Chrysler's imminent bankruptcy. While current CEO Bob Nardelli was praising Iacocca as "Chrysler's most dynamic leader" and "a great American,"… » 6/27/08 10:30am 6/27/08 10:30am

Commenter Of The Day: Burns And Allen Edition

There are those marriages where it's hard to wonder how one partner operates without the other because both partners make the other one better. Perhaps one of the greatest comedic married couples in the last century was George Burns & Gracie Allen. One would setup the joke and the other would knock it out of the park,… » 4/01/08 6:30pm 4/01/08 6:30pm

Chrysler PR Main Man Jason Vines Corrects Self, New CEO Bob Nardelli's…


Earlier this morning we caught Chrysler PR VP Jason Vines on WDIV, Detroit's NBC affiliate — again. This time, in addition to pushing this afternoon's employee celebration and the re-unveiling of the pentastar logo, he corrected his late night gaff on new Chrysler CEO, Bob Nardelli's, resume. This time, Vines is his… » 8/06/07 9:45am 8/06/07 9:45am

Autoextremist Applauds Imperial Execution

His Royal Peetness is huzzahing like a madman at Chrysler's decision to do in the Imperial, calling it "the wrong car, at the wrong time, from the wrong car company" and hoping that the decision to cancel the ill-proportioned behemoth may be the sign of common sense beginning to prevail in the hallways of Auburn… » 7/19/07 8:15pm 7/19/07 8:15pm

Even If BMW Wants A Piece, In Australia At Least, Daimler And Chrysler…

Well we're glad to hear down under the soon-to-be former couple of DaimlerChrysler will at least try to remain BFF even after the split's finalized. The folks at the Aussie car siteGoAuto claim that the two automakers will remain "joined at the hip" in Australia. Of course that word's coming from the jilted… » 7/05/07 11:00am 7/05/07 11:00am

Chrysler Recalls 80,000 Wranglers, Nitros

The woes keep on coming. CerebusChrysler DaimlerChrysler is recalling 2007 Jeep Wranglers and Dodge Nitros because an electrical glitch could cause the vehicle to stall. True, both of these vehicles share the family 3.7-liter V6, but the Liberty remains unaffected because it uses an older, glitch-free ECM. While a… » 7/04/07 1:00pm 7/04/07 1:00pm