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  • Chrysler Sued Over Jeep Ignition-Switch Failures

  • Chrysler Ignition Remedy Fails to Satisfy Air Bag Concern

  • Five Scenes of a New Life

    Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne drove the first new Jeep Grand Cherokee off the line at a ceremony on May 21, 2010, echoing Bob Lutz's famous roll-off 18 years earlier. This time, the breakthrough did not come via a glass wall. Rather, it was what the boss had to say.

  • A New Jeep Every Minute

    Jason Ryska, the current plant manager at Jefferson North, keeps a baseball bat in his office to remind him of the first time he made contact with the Jeep Grand Cherokee under Fiat management. It was on stage in an amphitheater at Chrysler's design and engineering center in Auburn Hills, shortly after Fiat took control in 2009. Marchionne, the new chief executive officer, handed Louisville Sluggers to Ryska and a gang of Chrysler executives who had survived bankruptcy. He told them to start swinging at the Jeep that was once the pride of the fleet. This wasn't the hot new Grand Cherokee that Ryska builds now. It was the previous model that had been compromised and cost-cut until it was stripped of its dignity and reduced to an "also-ran," as designer Ralph Gilles said. Ryska grabbed the bat and began pounding. It was a corporate catharsis.

  • Jeep Grand Cherokee Models From 1993 to 2004 in U.S. Probe Over Fuel Tanks

    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.

  • Chrysler Recalls 867,795 SUVs Worldwide for Brake System

    Chrysler Group LLC is recalling 867,795 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango sport-utility vehicles to install a shield to protect brake boosters from water corrosion.

  • Chrysler Seen Extending 48-Month Sales Gain With New 200

    David Kelleher, a car dealer in suburban Philadelphia, said he’s in uncharted emotional territory: He’s excited about a new Chrysler sedan.

  • SRTs at 120 MPH Help Chrysler Buyers Find Inner Andretti

    Last May, Matt Newman bought a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, the muscle-car version of Chrysler’s hot- selling SUV. He was hooked at 470 horsepower and paddle shifters, so when the salesman went for the close with a free day of driving at a race track, it was almost overkill.

  • Jeep's $40,000 Grand Cherokee Takes Chrysler Back to 1993: Jason H. Harper

    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.

  • Best Car Design Since 1960s Drives U.S. Market Share Gain

    In the dark winter months before General Motors Co. filed for bankruptcy four years ago, its top designer, Ed Welburn, was growing increasingly frustrated with the negative news about his company.

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