May 22, 2013 8:21 PM
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.”
The information is unmistakably incorrect. It’s pretty
well-known that almost exactly two years ago – May
24, 2011 – Chrysler Group LLC repaid (in full and with
interest) U.S. and Canadian government loans more than six years
ahead of schedule.
Question: short memory or short-circuit?
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In the continuing series about Chrysler Group PentaStars brand advocates, we spotlight Bronek Hart of Saskatoon, SK. Click to read more on the PentaStars program.
Why are you a PentaStar?
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Jeep Awards 'Sweep' at NEMPA
by Betty Newman
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It’s the most awarded SUV ever, and that Jeep® brand distinction just got another big boost from the New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA). This week NEMPA singled out not only the Jeep brand, but the man who heads it up … for three of its most prestigious awards.
President and CEO of Jeep Brand Mike Manley was honored with the 2013 NEMPA Executive of the Year” award at the group’s annual industry dinner in Cambridge, Mass., Thursday, May 9. (Image above, with Manley accpeting the award from NEMPA President Keith Griffin.)