Chrysler http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53564/more en Fuel Efficiency Steers Oz Buyers to Distinct Segments http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/fuel-efficiency-steers-oz-buyers-distinct-segments <div class="node-body article-body">The research company says nearly 80% of Australian motorists – 87% of car drivers, 73% of large-SUV drivers – consider fuel efficiency to be more important in a vehicle than high performance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/fuel-efficiency-steers-oz-buyers-distinct-segments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/fuel-efficiency-steers-oz-buyers-distinct-segments#comments Premium Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Australia Jeep Sales Results Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:04:00 +0000 1231821 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Grand Cherokee top-selling Large SUV in 2014, up from No.4.</strong></p> B-Segment CUVs http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/b-segment-cuvs <div class="node-body gallery-body">B-segment CUV sales in the U.S. are expected to jump to 627,559 this year, representing a 3.0% slice of the market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/b-segment-cuvs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/b-segment-cuvs#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Fiat Honda Jeep Kia Mazda Nissan Future Products Product Development Sales Results Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:47:00 +0000 1228091 at http://wardsauto.com Chrysler Confident in Success of Next-Generation Town & Country http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/chrysler-confident-success-next-generation-town-country <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Chicago Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">FCA beginning Feb. 14 is shutting down its Windsor, ON, Canada, plant for 14 weeks to accommodate production of the next-generation Chrysler Town & Country minivan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/chrysler-confident-success-next-generation-town-country" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/chrysler-confident-success-next-generation-town-country#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chrysler 2015 Chicago Auto Show Future Products Product Development Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:55:00 +0000 1224311 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Chrysler CEO Gardner says next-generation Town &amp; Country to change perception of segment.</strong></p> Detroit Three, UAW to Play Out Working-Class Drama http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/detroit-three-uaw-play-out-working-class-drama <div class="field-byline"> Joseph R. Szczesny </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dennis Williams, the UAW’s new president, says he will enter the negotiations looking for wage increases, profit-sharing formula revisions and minimizing the pay gap between long-term and new employees created by the 2-tier wage system. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/detroit-three-uaw-play-out-working-class-drama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/detroit-three-uaw-play-out-working-class-drama#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production North America U.S. Chrysler Ford General Motors Volkswagen Employment Labor & Human Resources United Auto Workers (UAW) Thu, 12 Feb 2015 11:12:00 +0000 1221141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Union making inroads at Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, TN.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Ram Laramie Limited Tests Limit of Pickup Luxury http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/ram-laramie-limited-tests-limit-pickup-luxury <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Chicago Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ram CEO Bob Hegbloom says the brand is exploring the high end of luxury pickups with the new Laramie offering. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/ram-laramie-limited-tests-limit-pickup-luxury" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/ram-laramie-limited-tests-limit-pickup-luxury#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Ram 2015 Chicago Auto Show Exterior Headlamps Interior Product Development Taillamps Thu, 12 Feb 2015 05:01:00 +0000 1221071 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ram Laramie Limited &ldquo;black-tie&rdquo; alternative to western-themed Longhorn edition pickup.</strong></p> Ford, FCA Join 2015 U.K. Fleet Show Lineup http://wardsauto.com/europe/ford-fca-join-2015-uk-fleet-show-lineup <div class="node-body article-body">“We have sought to strike a balance between interactive fleet education, test driving and a contemporary fleet exhibition which features some of the latest developments, products and services in the fleet arena,” organizer Jerry Ramsdale says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/ford-fca-join-2015-uk-fleet-show-lineup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/ford-fca-join-2015-uk-fleet-show-lineup#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Chrysler Fiat Ford Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Advertising Electric Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:22:00 +0000 1219131 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Show visitors can take spin on Silverstone Grand Prix track.</strong></p> Jeep, Ram Continue to Lead FCA in U.S. http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/jeep-ram-continue-lead-fca-us <div class="node-body article-body">The SUV brand saw its best January ever, while the Ram marked its 57th-straight month of year-over-year sales gains.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/jeep-ram-continue-lead-fca-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/jeep-ram-continue-lead-fca-us#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Chrysler Sales Results Tue, 03 Feb 2015 15:42:00 +0000 1216161 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Cherokee led way for Jeep in January.</strong></p> Marchionne Says Europe Stabilizing, China Increasingly Competitive http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/marchionne-says-europe-stabilizing-china-increasingly-competitive <div class="node-body article-body">FCA’s top executive expects a “significant year of recovery” for the automaker in Europe this year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/marchionne-says-europe-stabilizing-china-increasingly-competitive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/marchionne-says-europe-stabilizing-china-increasingly-competitive#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Chrysler Fiat Globalization Sales Results Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:30:00 +0000 1212201 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Marchionne: &ldquo;There&rsquo;s skepticism about the level of profitability&rdquo; in China.&nbsp;</strong></p> Ram CEO Says 29-MPG EcoDiesel Pickups Will Be Plentiful http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/ram-ceo-says-29-mpg-ecodiesel-pickups-will-be-plentiful <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ram CEO Bob Hegbloom says consumers have been asking for the EcoDiesel engine in other body configurations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/ram-ceo-says-29-mpg-ecodiesel-pickups-will-be-plentiful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/ram-ceo-says-29-mpg-ecodiesel-pickups-will-be-plentiful#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Ram 2015 North American International Auto Show Diesel Sales Results Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0000 1208251 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Hegbloom says Ram 1500 diesel take rate to reach 20%.&nbsp;</strong></p> Jeep CEO Expects Sales Momentum to Continue After Record 2014 http://wardsauto.com/north-america/jeep-ceo-expects-sales-momentum-continue-after-record-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Jeep CEO Mike Manley says the brand’s next goal is to sell 1.9 million units annually by 2018.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/jeep-ceo-expects-sales-momentum-continue-after-record-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/jeep-ceo-expects-sales-momentum-continue-after-record-2014#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Jeep 2015 North American International Auto Show Globalization Sales Results Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:30:00 +0000 1206371 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Manley says low gasoline prices not causing segment shifts.&nbsp;</strong></p>