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The Dodge/Ram Dakota: A Memorial

by Patrick Rall On Tuesday, August 23rd, the very last Ram Dakota rolled off of the assembly line at the company’s Warren Truck Assembly Plant – bringing an end to the 24 year run of the mid-sized pickup that began its life as the uber popular Dodge Dakota.  Unfortunately, at the end of its days, […] More »

  Comments | By - October 27, 2011

Fiat’s Road to Ownership of the Chrysler Group

by Patrick Rall When Fiat SpA took control of the Chrysler Group in 2009, the United States government issued Fiat with a 20% ownership of the total Chrysler operations.  With that first 20%, came a group of goals that the US Treasury set for the Chrysler Group/Fiat. As the automaker reached each of the goal […] More »

  Comments | By - June 27, 2011