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  • Wrangler Diesel Likely After ’15 Refresh

    Wrangler Diesel Likely After ’15 Refresh

    by Aaron Foley WardsAuto February 28, 2013 …”Wrangler is on the radar to get (a) diesel,” Jeep President and CEO Mike Manley tells WardsAuto at a drive here of the new Grand Cherokee diesel and other models. “Remember we’re also going through the product change of Wrangler for 2015-16… The move to improve fuel economy in the wake of toughening U.S. fleet fuel-economy standards has paved the way for more diesel offerings in the U.S. and could make Wrangler a […]

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  • Chrysler to announce investment in Kokomo, Ind., plants

    Chrysler to announce investment in Kokomo, Ind., plants

    by Tom Krisher Associated Press February 28, 2013 Chrysler will announce 1,250 new jobs and a major investment today at transmission and metal casting factories in the Kokomo, Ind., area. CEO Sergio Marchionne will confirm that the plans include an investment of $162 million and the creation 850 jobs at a former Getrag Transmission plant in nearby Tipton. Another 400 jobs will be created at three other factories. The company is investing millions in the Kokomo area to build fuel-efficient […]

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  • Chrysler’s new transmissions geared for better acceleration, gas mileage

    Chrysler’s new transmissions geared for better acceleration, gas mileage

    by Jeff Swiatek Indianapolis Star February 28, 2013 Chrysler Group’s $374 million investment in Indiana is geared to gears: new added-speed transmissions that the company hopes will improve the driving experience for its customers and save them money on fuel. Chrysler has spent the past two years intensively researching and designing an eight-speed and a nine-speed automatic transmission, both of which will be made in Indiana, where the automaker has concentrated its production of transmissions. Read more…

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  • Chrysler And Whole Auto Industry Adding Jobs To Meet Surging Sales

    Chrysler And Whole Auto Industry Adding Jobs To Meet Surging Sales

    by David Kiley AOL Autos February 28, 2012 As consumers pile back into the market for a new car, the good news is that high-value auto manufacturing jobs keep getting added, and in cities that can sure use the help… Automakers are investing in new jobs in the U.S. as the industry has recovered from selling just about 10 million new vehicles in 2009 to an anticipated 15.5 million this year. Since 2009, and after the domestic auto industry was […]

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  • Analysts: 2014 Jeep Cherokee an aggressive, smart move for Chrysler

    Analysts: 2014 Jeep Cherokee an aggressive, smart move for Chrysler

    by Michael Wayland MLIVE February 26, 2013 …”The all-new, ‚Äòno-compromise’ 2014 Jeep Cherokee sets a new standard with even more best-in-class capability, exemplary on-road driving dynamics, and fuel economy improvements of more than 45 percent versus the outgoing mid-size SUV model,” Chrysler said in a statement… The Cherokee will be built at Chrysler’s Toledo Assembly Plant in Ohio… Chrysler did not released pricing, fuel economy or other details about the 2014 Cherokee, which is scheduled to make its world debut […]

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  • Marchionne coming to Kokomo

    Marchionne coming to Kokomo

    by Scott Smith Kokomo Tribune February 19, 2012 Chrysler Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne will join Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to make a major jobs announcement in Kokomo Feb. 28. Chrysler officials confirmed Marchionne’s visit, his second major public appearance in Kokomo since taking the reins at Chrysler, will be to announce investments and jobs to boost transmission manufacturing in Indiana. Read more…

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