Articles written by Gualberto Ranieri:
August 11, 2010
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
Chrysler Group LLC
May 30, 2011
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
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 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," 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
. . . 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
April 1, 2014
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...