Chrysler http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53564/more en Chrysler Building Ram 1500 Diesels, But Sales Lag http://wardsauto.com/blog/chrysler-building-ram-1500-diesels-sales-lag <div class="node-body blog-body">Through June, FCA says the diesel makes up 18% of the Ram 1500s shipped from the plant but only 12% of the retail mix. The automaker says a 20% retail mix remains in sight. But it should have been achieved by now.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/final-inspection">Final Inspection</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/chrysler-building-ram-1500-diesels-sales-lag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/chrysler-building-ram-1500-diesels-sales-lag#comments Blog Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America North America - Regional Mexico U.S. Italy Ram Diesel Engine Incentives Inventories Registrations Sales Results Vehicle Assembly 3.0L EcoDiesel Brighton Chrysler EcoDiesel installation rate Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Zeigler Chrysler Final Inspection Fri, 17 Jul 2015 10:30:00 +0000 1315181 at http://wardsauto.com UAW Intent on Closing Wage Gap at FCA http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uaw-intent-closing-wage-gap-fca <div class="node-body article-body">President Dennis Williams says the UAW will stick to its tradition of pattern bargaining, in which a contract negotiated with one automaker is adopted by the others. That company typically also is named a strike target if the talks falter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uaw-intent-closing-wage-gap-fca" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uaw-intent-closing-wage-gap-fca#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production North America U.S. Chrysler Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Labor & Human Resources Production Wed, 15 Jul 2015 15:29:00 +0000 1314261 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New work schedule prompted protests at FCA transmission plant in Kokomo, IN.</strong></p> UAW, Detroit Three Seen Crafting Transitional Contract http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uaw-detroit-three-seen-crafting-transitional-contract <div class="node-body article-body">The summer’s negotiations will play out under external conditions not witnessed in decades. The companies are healthier than ever, and the UAW has the legal right to strike.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uaw-detroit-three-seen-crafting-transitional-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uaw-detroit-three-seen-crafting-transitional-contract#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America U.S. Chrysler Ford General Motors Honda Toyota Labor & Human Resources United Auto Workers (UAW) Mon, 13 Jul 2015 09:30:00 +0000 1312481 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>UAW seeks wage restructuring for its members.</strong></p> Chrysler Dealers Deserve Better http://wardsauto.com/blog/chrysler-dealers-deserve-better <div class="node-body blog-body">Sergio Marchionne’s merger moves might make a good movie. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/retail-front">Retail Front</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/chrysler-dealers-deserve-better" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/chrysler-dealers-deserve-better#comments Blog Auto Makers Dealers Finance & Insurance Resource Center North America U.S. Chrysler Dealerships Retail Retail Front Tue, 07 Jul 2015 11:40:00 +0000 1304391 at http://wardsauto.com FCA Defends Ram Diesel Take-Rate http://wardsauto.com/blog/fca-defends-ram-diesel-take-rate <div class="node-body blog-body">General Motors has questioned Fiat Chrysler’s claimed 20% take-rate for the Ram EcoDiesel, and FCA says the rampup continues. An FCA executive says production bottlenecks at the plant in Cento, Italy, have been fixed to free up additional volume for the engine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/final-inspection">Final Inspection</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/fca-defends-ram-diesel-take-rate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/fca-defends-ram-diesel-take-rate#comments Blog Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Italy General Motors Jeep Maserati Ram Diesel Engine Fuel Economy Product Development Sales Results Turbocharger Vehicles in Operation Bob Lee Dave Elshoff EcoDiesel Fuel Economy Jeep Grand Cherokee Maserati Ghibli price premium Ram 1500 SCR urea Ward's 10 Best Engines Final Inspection Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:30:00 +0000 1306141 at http://wardsauto.com Chrysler Brand Chips In as FCA Posts Strong June in U.S. http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/chrysler-brand-chips-fca-posts-strong-june-us <div class="node-body article-body">Jeep’s best June ever, plus a strong showing from Chrysler’s 200 model, helped offset dips at Ram and FCA’s other brands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/chrysler-brand-chips-fca-posts-strong-june-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/chrysler-brand-chips-fca-posts-strong-june-us#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Chrysler Sales Results Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:14:00 +0000 1307681 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Chrysler 200 one of bright spots in FCA&rsquo;s June sales.</strong></p> Jeep Renegade Limited - Ward's 10 Best Interiors Awards Ceremony 2015 http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/jeep-renegade-limited-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015 <div class="node-body video-body">Highlights from the Ward’s 10 Best Interiors Ceremony held during the WardsAuto Interiors Conference on May 13, 2015 in Detroit, MI. WardsAuto World Editor-in-Chief Drew Winter announces the winners and calls auto maker representatives to the stage to accept their honors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/jeep-renegade-limited-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/jeep-renegade-limited-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Jeep Interior Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:09:00 +0000 1306681 at http://wardsauto.com Chrysler 300C - Ward's 10 Best Interiors Awards Ceremony 2015 http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/chrysler-300c-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015 <div class="node-body video-body">Highlights from the Ward’s 10 Best Interiors Ceremony held during the WardsAuto Interiors Conference on May 13, 2015 in Detroit, MI. WardsAuto World Editor-in-Chief Drew Winter announces the winners and calls auto maker representatives to the stage to accept their honors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/chrysler-300c-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/chrysler-300c-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Chrysler Interior Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:23:00 +0000 1306501 at http://wardsauto.com UAW’s Williams Critical of Mexico’s Rise; Says Contract Strike Possible http://wardsauto.com/north-america/uaw-s-williams-critical-mexico-s-rise-says-contract-strike-possible <div class="node-body article-body">Successful talks likely will hinge on the 2-tier wage structure put in place at Detroit Three manufacturing plants in 2007.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/uaw-s-williams-critical-mexico-s-rise-says-contract-strike-possible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/uaw-s-williams-critical-mexico-s-rise-says-contract-strike-possible#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America U.S. Chrysler Fiat Ford General Motors Labor & Human Resources United Auto Workers (UAW) Thu, 18 Jun 2015 17:41:00 +0000 1300881 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>UAW President Williams with reporters in Detroit.</strong></p> Kia, Hyundai Surpass Japanese Brands in Initial Quality http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/kia-hyundai-surpass-japanese-brands-initial-quality <div class="node-body article-body">Porsche again leads the closely watched study, which finds voice-recognition systems still the area most perplexing to vehicle owners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/kia-hyundai-surpass-japanese-brands-initial-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/kia-hyundai-surpass-japanese-brands-initial-quality#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. AB Volvo BMW Chrysler Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Mazda Nissan Toyota Volkswagen Plants & Production Voice Activation Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:00 +0000 1300021 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Kia&rsquo;s Kwangju plant building Soul best in Asia-Pacific.</strong></p>