Chrysler Group LLC, moving past costly rollouts of new Ram pickups and Jeep sport-utility vehicles, said production rebounded in April for the No. 3 U.S. automaker’s first monthly increase since November.
Chrysler Group LLC’s newly redesigned Jeep Cherokee is the “obvious choice” to become the first Jeep built in China in six years and could double the brand’s sales there, according to Mike Manley, head of the sport-utility line.
Sheila Cockrel remembers one early sign of Detroit’s decline: The retailer J.L. Hudson’s turned off the lights on floor after empty floor as shoppers abandoned the world’s tallest department store for new suburban malls.
Chrysler Group LLC’s Jeep Grand Cherokees for 1993 to 2004 are being investigated for possible fuel-tank defects after 55 fire-related deaths in crashes, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said.
Like grunge rock and flannel, sport utility vehicles were one of the biggest fads of the 1990s. If you mumbled the lyrics to Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” while piloting a Ford Explorer in 1994, you were the zeitgeist.