Tag: future

Chrysler/Fiat to Merge: Future So Bright, Marchionne Has to Wear Shades

by Patrick Rall While speaking recently at the Spruce Meadows Equestrian Facility in Canada on the future of the Chrysler Group, Chrysler Group and Fiat SpA CEO Sergio Marchionne stated that the company would make over $3 billion in operating profit next year. Marchionne also hinted that within the next 3 years, we can expect […] More »

  Comments | By - October 24, 2011

Could We Soon See a Ram 1500 Diesel?

by Patrick Rall The Ram 1500 pickup is the bestselling model from the Ram Truck brand. Since before being spun off from the Dodge brand, the Dodge Ram 1500 has long been one of the Chrysler Group’s bestselling models.  The modern Ram 1500 offers a variety of powerful engines, including the 5.7L Hemi V8. Even […] More »

  Comments | By - October 17, 2011

Delving into Dodge’s Diesel Future: Does Anyone In America Really Care?

Photo courtesy of Autoblog by Patrick Rall The Dodge brand is no stranger to diesel engines, as the Cummins Turbo Diesel has been a mainstay in the truck lineup for years. But since Ram Trucks split away from the Dodge cars, minivans and SUVs, there haven’t been any diesel powered Dodge models. But with CEO […] More »

  Comments | By - October 6, 2011

Is There a New SRT Ram on the Way?

by Patrick Rall I recently had a chance to speak with Ralph Gilles – CEO and President of the newly formed high performance SRT brand and design head for the Chrysler Group – during the launch of the new SRT High Performance Tour.  After Mr. Gilles spoke a bit about the 2012 Charger, Challenger, 300C […] More »

  Comments | By - August 23, 2011

Marchionne Could Step Down from Chrysler by 2015

by Patrick Rall This week, Chrysler and Fiat Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne was speaking at the 2011 CAR Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, Michigan, some questions about the future of the Chrysler Group came up.  Many would expect some inane response about how they “don’t comment on future products”, but instead, Mr. Marchionne […] More »

  Comments | By - August 5, 2011