Jason Vines To Officially Take Over Marketing Efforts For The Chrysler…

The craziest man at the 'merican side of the German-American hybrid is rumored to be officially taking up the marketing efforts at the Chrysler Group. We've heard PR man Jason Vines has been unofficially running the show on the ad side of the business of selling the company and the company's vehicles since "Joltin'"… » 1/12/07 7:08pm 1/12/07 7:08pm

That's What Friends Are For: A Jalopnik Farewell To Ex-Chrysler…

We reported earlier that Joe Eberhardt, the former exec veep of the 'merican side of the German-American hybrid, left Auburn Hills for the last time today. We're assuming it was with all the pomp and circumstance one would expect for an outgoing executive of his caliber. We wish we could have watched as the Tech… » 12/05/06 7:01pm 12/05/06 7:01pm

Chrysler Group's Joltin' Joe Eberhardt Blames Jennifer Love Hewitt For…


The cantankerous Joe "It's The Dealers Fault" Eberhardt already has a scapegoat primed and ready if sales numbers for the new Sebring convertible unveiled at the LA Auto Show don't quite meet with expectations, and scapegoat, thy name is Jennifer Love Hewitt. That's right, because according to Joltin' Joe's… » 12/04/06 7:01am 12/04/06 7:01am

Dealer Dollars: Chrysler Gives Dealers Incentive, But Will They Give It…

The 'merican side of the German-American hybrid's already shown a penchant for descent down the slippery sales ladder of incentives without saying they're incentives. Hell, maybe they're just lying to themselves. Whether they're telling the truth or just truthiness, the Detroit News is reporting today the chieftains… » 12/02/06 2:24pm 12/02/06 2:24pm

Chrysler Wields The Heavy Hand Of The DMCA, Hits Self

Apparently the folks at the 'merican side of the German-American hybrid were pretty upset we liberated those "gag" commercials from the bureaucracy of Auburn Hills a while back. They've gone so far as to head on over to YouTube like a petulant child asking them "Mommy, make Jalopnik stop running leaks they get from… » 11/30/06 9:01am 11/30/06 9:01am

The Post Whereby We Welcome The Detroit News To The "Time To Go, Joe"…

We've been concerned about the efficacy of Joe "Mad Dog" Eberhardt's sales and marketing strategy for the 'merican side of the German-American hybrid for some time now. And it would appear, after reading Josee Valcourt's latest report from the world of Auburn Hills, we can now count the D-town bastion of auto… » 11/29/06 11:10am 11/29/06 11:10am

Autoexremist, er, Autoexcremist, er Autoextremist: Hey, Ho, Eberhardt…

The Peet that's Sweet and Fun to Eat has chimed in on the "Joe Eberhardt is a pox on Chrysler...or is he?" debate, and he's most definitely come down on the side of the pox. Peet's plan for Chysler Group's salvation? Bring back Wolfgang now that Herr Doktor "Your vife, my vife" Winterkorn has taken the big chair at… » 11/22/06 2:00pm 11/22/06 2:00pm

Chrysler Group's Marketing Man Makes You Wonder: "Hey Joe, Is It Time…

The recent (and steeply sloping) sales and revenue downturn over at the American side of the German-American hybrid has caused folks to speculate whether the muckety-mucks running the day-to-day show under Chrysler Group CEO Tom "two shakes a day" LaSorda over in the Auburn Hills, MI HQ have been making the wisest of… » 11/09/06 3:00pm 11/09/06 3:00pm

Ad Watch: The Dodge Nitro's So Heavy, Man

You may have seen this ad already — a 60 second version of the spot above debuted on Sunday — and much of the ducats spent went to showing the commercial on CBS NFL, Fox NFL Sunday, NASCAR racing on NBC and "Law & Order" on TNT. But apparently the commercial, which is supposed to reflect "the masculine, bold design… » 11/06/06 4:05pm 11/06/06 4:05pm