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President Obama Checks Out Dodge Dart in D.C.
February 3, 2012 7:58 AM
You probably saw it coming. The President of the United States couldn't pass up an auto show in his own town, right? And, no he didn't.
While we can't confirm nor deny if he placed any early orders for the 2013 Dodge Dart, President Barack Obama did sit in one (below), and checked out other Chrysler Group vehicles during his Jan. 31 visit to The Washington Auto Show.
Dodge Brand President/CEO Reid Bigland hosted President Obama during his visit, and walked him around our various vehicles on display.
In addition to the photo below,...
President Obama: Chrysler Failure Would Have Seen A 'Cascade of Damage'
June 6, 2011 8:03 AM
President Barack Obama talked of faith rewarded during his stop Friday at the Toledo Assembly Complex.
He said that if his administration would've let Chrysler fail in 2009, the country would've seen a "cascade of damage," impacting not only the company's employees, but suppliers, GM and Ford as well.
He also talked of the impact and important role the Jeep workers have in Chrysler's recovery.
"I placed my bet in you," President Obama told the Jeep employees. "Put my faith in the American worker and I'll tell you what, I'll do that every day of the...
President Touts Recovery Act Success, American Worker 'Determination' in Kokomo Visit
November 24, 2010 12:37 PM
On a day when Chrysler Group announced an additional planned $843 million investment in its Kokomo, Ind., facilities, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden talked of the rebound the community has made.
During his opening remarks, Vice President Biden told employees at Indiana Transmission Plant II, "When you guys have jobs, the coffee shop stays open. The barbershop stays open. The restaurant stays open...people open new businesses downtown."
Later, Vice President Biden said, "The remodeled plant can reinvigorate the entire communit and give people that don't work here hope."
President Obama continued the theme in thanking the plant and other...
Chrysler Group to Welcome President Obama to Kokomo, Ind.; Announces More Investment
November 23, 2010 10:12 AM
President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and other special guests are scheduled to pay a visit to Chrysler Group's Indiana Transmission Plant II in Kokomo, Ind., today -- where the company has already confirmed an additional planned investment of $843 million in its local facilities.
When combined with previously announced investments totaling $343 million in its Kokomo facilities, this potential new investment would make the city the recipient of the largest investment -- $1.1 billion – in a single year in a single community, pending the Kokomo City Council’s approval of Chrysler Group’s tax abatement application on Dec. 13,...