In this week's edition of Under the Pentastar, we recap the first meeting of Chrysler Group LLC's new Board of Directors, new honors for the Dodge Challenger, and a look at the return to work after a 14-week shutdown at the Detroit plant that builds the Jeep® Grand Cherokee and Commander.
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Back to Work at Chrysler Jefferson North Plant in Detroit
by Ed Garsten
July 27, 2009 4:38 PM
They're back to work making Jeep Grand Cherokees and Jeep Commanders at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit today. We were there with our video camera as workers came streaming through the turnstiles at the plant for the first time since mid-April.
Holiday Gift Idea - DVD System at No Charge on Select Vehicles
by Mike Ellis
November 12, 2008 11:02 AM
Quality time – like when you’re hitting the road for a 10-hour trip to Grandma’s, the kids are in the backseat pestering “are we there yet” mile after mile, the traffic ahead slows to a crawl and the snow falls heavier and heavier. Yep, quality time.
Just in time for the holiday season, Chrysler is offering at no charge a backseat DVD system when U.S. consumers purchase or lease a 2008 or 2009...
Defeating the Gremlin Theory
September 19, 2008 10:28 AM
Louann Van Der Wiele is Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Chrysler LLC.
Few defect allegations against automakers have been more exhaustively investigated or more completely debunked than claims of sudden, unintended acceleration.
Just this month (9/3/08), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) denied yet another petition to investigate reports of unintended acceleration, this time related to 2006 and 2007 Toyota Tacoma pickups. One quote from the ruling says it all:
" ... we [NHTSA] have been unable to determine a throttle...
Under the Pentastar: Sept. 19, 2008
by Mike Ellis
September 19, 2008 9:10 AM
Stories for this week's "Under the Pentastar" include: Dodge Ram marketing launch, Ram put through tests, Jeep “Urban Ranger” ad, new lifetime warranties for certified pre-owned vehicles and Matchmaker for minority suppliers.