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Topic - Chrysler
Detroit lies in a shambles, in large part owing to the greed of the automobile unions. The United Auto Workers once helped autoworkers achieve the good life, but then brought the Motor City to ruin with unreasonable demands. Now it's looking to move into the South to recover relevance.
A United Auto Workers drive to organize workers at the Volkswagen Passat plant in Tennessee is turning into a critical battle in labor's drive to breach the wall of foreign automakers who have flocked to the American South and other right-to-work states in recent years to open nonunion plants.
The name "Detroit" is still synonymous with auto manufacturing in the U.S., but the strong revival in the auto industry in the past four years, after decades of globalization, has done little to lift the beleaguered city's economy or reputation.
President Obama credited himself during his re-election campaign for rescuing Detroit's auto industry, but the White House said Thursday that he has no immediate plans to save the city itself from bankruptcy.
Chrysler says it has resolved its differences with the government and will recall older Jeep Grand Cherokee and Liberty SUVs that could be at risk of a fuel tank fire.
March is turning out to be the best month for auto sales in at least six years.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to make two major announcements Thursday: that the state is taking over Detroit's finances and that a Washington lawyer is going to lead to restructuring.
Greenhouse-gas emissions have dropped dramatically in the United States since 2005, and the nation now appears on track to achieve the 17 percent reduction sought by President Obama by 2020, thanks to a trend toward increased fuel efficiency for vehicles and a switch by power companies from coal to cleaner-burning natural gas made possible by the shale gas revolution.
Super Bowl ads this year morphed into mini soap operas.
Super Bowl ads seem unusually long? Blame Chrysler. For the second year in a row, the car maker led the trend for epic-length advertisements — this time, with a two-minute nod to the military.
"American Pie" singer Don McLean has been fined $400 for driving his Chrysler too fast through a Maine school zone.
"American Pie" singer Don McLean has been fined $400 for driving his Chrysler too fast through a Maine school zone and has paid the levy.
To bring the story of mobster Mickey Cohen's reign over post-war Los Angeles to life, the director of "Gangster Squad" employed Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling and more than 100 irreplaceable vintage American cars.
A timeline of key events in the fall and revival of General Motors Co.
When the word reached the Orion Assembly Plant, it spread along the serpentine assembly line like news of a death or natural disaster: General Motors, the biggest automaker in the world, had filed for bankruptcy protection.