Chrysler earned $473 million in the first quarter this year, a profit that was more than four times what Chrysler made a year earlier. It's a big change from 2009, when Chrysler and its financing arm needed a $12.5 billion bailout to survive. (Associated Press)

Chrysler earned $473 million in the first quarter this year, a profit that was more than four times what Chrysler made a year earlier. It's a big change from 2009, when Chrysler and its financing arm needed a $12.5 billion bailout to survive. (Associated Press)