DETROIT -- Same company, similar problems. Is history repeating itself? In October 2000, when Ward’s interviewed James P. Holden, then president of DaimlerChrysler Corp., the talk was of the money drain from incentives, a poorly executed launch of the new minivan and the bottom falling out of the economy, all of which meant second-half earnings were eating their way through the profits racked up in the first half. It was the last interview Holden gave on the job. Shortly afterward, he ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Chrysler Confounding Critics" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: (248) 799-2642