It wasn’t that long ago that top Chrysler executives spoke of the minivan as the corporate crown jewel. There were nothing but glowing terms for a family of vehicles that accounted for more than 8 million sales and net an average $6,000 in profit per unit. But times change. Many of those executives have left the company, the minivan has lost some of its luster, and the new top executive of the Chrysler Group has a decidedly different eye when it comes to jewelry. Jeep is the gem that ...

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