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Gualberto Ranieri
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications

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August 11, 2010

Two Cases of "Correction Allergy"

Gualberto Ranieri

Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications

Chrysler Group LLC

CASE 1: A recent story in a well-known automotive trade weekly incorrectly reported the number of nameplates that Chrysler Group LLC is offering in 2010.


May 30, 2011

Making Sense Out of Fruit Salad

Ever take a really close look at fruit salad? It’s not necessary. Fruit salad is pretty self-explanatory. A collection of different fruits that makes up the whole salad. A cherry by itself, does not a salad make.
Well, unfortunately, we’ve seen...



February 8, 2012

Setting the Record Straight: Facts and Fiction-The Truth is in Plain Sight


On May 24, 2011, Chrysler Group LLC (the new company created from an alliance with Fiat on June 10, 2009) did repay in full the loans it was given, six years early. In fact, the $6.6 billion payment provided an...


July 10, 2012

The Sting of Truth


The story leading up to a Swedish magazine’s scurrilous accusation against the 2012 Grand Cherokee reminds me of the 1973 movie, The Sting.

Both involve cheating. But unlike the movie, the magazine won’t win any Oscars and the Swedish...


August 13, 2012

Nothing?


“Nothing," according to Bloomberg.

Bloomberg, which defines itself as "a premier site for business and financial market news," last night published a story that claims in the first paragraph: “Sergio Marchionne drives a hard bargain. After all, the Fiat SpA...


August 30, 2012

Racing to Conclusions


. . . perhaps the wrong one.

Recent news shaded our involvement and passion for motorsports. While we made the decision to exit NASCAR at the conclusion of the 2012 season for business reasons, it would be wrong to...


October 5, 2012

Some Things Are Not As They Seem


As the old saying goes, “Some things are not as they seem.”

A douglas fir is actually a pine.  A lead pencil is made with graphite. And a horned toad is really a lizard.

Now, the Norwegian University...


October 25, 2012

Jeep in China


UPDATE: PLEASE SEE COMMENTS FROM CHRYSLER CHAIRMAN AND CEO SERGIO MARCHIONNE POSTED 10/30/12.

There are times when the reading of a newswire report generates storms originated by a biased or predisposed approach.

On Oct. 22, 2012, at...


December 7, 2012

Open Road: 2013 Chrysler Employee Calendar


Smiling faces as employees come into work?! That may be a rare sight at some corporations, but not at Chrysler Group, and especially not on what’s come to be known informally as “Calendar Day.”

On December 5,...


February 4, 2013

Restating Jeep® Production Position


There is absolutely no truth to comments alleging Chrysler Group is either moving production of Jeep® Brand vehicles to China at the expense of American jobs, or is producing Jeep vehicles in that country for...


February 22, 2013

Chrysler Group Sales Streak


We are working on a sales streak of 34-consecutive months of year-over-year sales gains that we are very proud of here at Chrysler Group. Our head of U.S. sales likes to refer to it as the 34-consecutive month “ironman” streak.

...


May 22, 2013

Not Exactly, Tesla


On May 22, 2013, Tesla, a California-based EV manufacturer, said it has repaid a DoE loan adding: “Tesla will be the only American car company to have fully repaid the government.” (http://www.teslamotors.com/about/press/releases/tesla-repays-department-energy-loan-nine-years-early).

The information is unmistakably incorrect....


June 18, 2013

Voluntary safety recall of 1.56 million 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2002-07 Jeep Liberty vehicles


Chrysler Group will conduct a voluntary safety recall of 1.56 million 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2002-07 Jeep Liberty vehicles for supplemental improvement in low-speed crashes. All 1.56 million vehicles will be inspected. If a vehicle doesn’t have a trailer-hitch...


October 14, 2013

All-new 2014 Jeep® Cherokee Wins at Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) Truck Rodeo


Photo courtesy of Texas Auto Writers Association/Raven Studios
The all-new 2014 Jeep® Cherokee took the Texas Truck Rodeo by storm, forging riverbeds, conquering rocky hills, and the competition, winning the "Compact SUV of Texas"...


April 1, 2014

Chrysler Group achieves 48-month sales milestone













2014 Ram 2500 Heavy-Duty

Four years – 48 months – is a long time.

That’s how long it takes most high school and college students to earn a degree, it’s the...


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