thejournal.io | browse concepts or read more news
Documentary challenges rosy view of automaker rescue
And it is not kind to Steve Rattner, the man who led President Barack Obama's auto task force.        
85 points by Detroit Free Press | Automotive industry General Motors Chrysler Fiat Volkswagen Group Barack Obama Robert Nardelli Porsche
United Way campaign starts with family meal
More than 400 people attend launch dinner at Eastern Market.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Fiat Sergio Marchionne Family Light-emitting diode Chrysler DTE Energy United Way Macomb Township Michigan
Documentary challenges rosy view of automaker bailout
And it is not kind to Steve Rattner, the man who led President Barack Obama's auto task force.        
85 points by Detroit Free Press | Automotive industry General Motors Chrysler Fiat Volkswagen Group Barack Obama Robert Nardelli Porsche
Community dinner kicks off United Way giving campaign
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne is chairing the 2016-18 campaign for the nonprofit agency        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Oakland County Michigan Detroit Sergio Marchionne Non-profit organization Fiat Chrysler Metro Detroit Fundraising
United Way uses family dinner to launch annual campaign
More than 400 people attend launch dinner at Eastern Market.        
96 points by Detroit Free Press | Fiat Sergio Marchionne Family Light-emitting diode Chrysler DTE Energy United Way Macomb Township Michigan
Documentary about auto bailout raises big questions
New documentary called 'Live Another Day' raises big questions about the UAW, Fiat's acquisition of Chrysler and more        
85 points by Detroit Free Press | Automotive industry General Motors Chrysler Fiat United Auto Workers Volkswagen Group Barack Obama Robert Nardelli
Automakers dialed back discounts in August, annual sales expected to slide
Automakers' decision to scale back U.S. discounts in August is a sign they're willing to maintain some price discipline, even if it raises the odds that industrywide annual sales will fall for the first time in seven years.
3 points by The Denver Post | General Motors Station wagon Automotive industry Ford Motor Company Toyota Chrysler Sport utility vehicle Minivan
United Way replaces torch lighting with dinner
Nonprofit is extinguishing annual lighting ceremony in exchange for a community dinner to start fund-raising drive        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Detroit Metro Detroit Oakland County Michigan Sergio Marchionne Fiat Southeast Michigan General Motors Chrysler
Parts and accessories boost Ford, FCA, GM revenue
Automakers seek bigger piece of high-margin business        
-1 points by The Detroit News | General Motors Automotive industry Chrysler Ford Motor Company Vice President of the United States Automobile Pickup truck Customer service
1-year-old killed when truck hits mom pushing stroller
A 1-year-old child was killed in Queens Thursday night when a truck collided with her stroller as her mother was pushing her across the street, cops said. The mother and child were near 94th Street 23 Avenue when a Dodge Ram truck smashed into them at around 10:45 p.m., according to police. “The woman was...
174 points by New York Post | Dodge Ram Pickup truck Dodge Chrysler English-language films 2003 in film BBC Films
American Axle, MPG deal likely to close within weeks
Shareholders for the two Detroit-area auto suppliers set to vote on deal next month        
-2 points by The Detroit News | General Motors Ford Motor Company Chrysler Automotive industry Chief Technology Officer of the United States Four-wheel drive Powertrain Detroit
Chrysler recalls some cars for loose bolts
NEW YORK (AP) - Fiat Chrysler says it is recalling some Chrysler cars because driveshaft bolts can come loose on all-wheel drive models, increasing the risk of a crash. The automaker says affected cars include 2014-2017 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 vehicles equipped with all-wheel drive. Chrysler says it will ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Chrysler Dodge Charger Dodge Dodge Challenger Dodge Magnum
Chrysler 200, Dodge Dart go out with big deals
Fiat Chrysler is offering 0% financing for 84 months -- that’s right, 7 years        
1 points by Detroit Free Press | Dodge Chrysler Automotive industry Dodge Dart DeSoto Fiat Automobile Dodge Lancer
UAW steps up efforts with foreign automakers, Tesla
The UAW is escalating organizing activity in several areas, including Tesla in California and Nissan in Mississippi        
137 points by Detroit Free Press | Trade union General Motors Ford Motor Company Law Automotive industry Chrysler Volkswagen Group Human rights
UAW steps up organizing efforts with automakers
The UAW is escalating organizing activity in several areas, including Tesla in California and Nissan in Mississippi        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Trade union General Motors Ford Motor Company Law Automotive industry Chrysler Volkswagen Group Human rights
Temporary layoffs coming to Jeep plant in Toledo
Fiat Chrysler needs to retool the plant to produce next-generation Wrangler and prepare to move Cherokee to Illinois        
30 points by Detroit Free Press | Jeep Chrysler United Auto Workers Four-wheel drive Unemployment North American International Auto Show Layoff Official
Autoworkers' big checks good news for retailers
GM workers get record $12,000; Ford workers get near-record $9,000; FCA workers boosted to $5,000        
-2 points by The Detroit News | General Motors Ford Motor Company United Auto Workers Money Profit Chrysler Automotive industry Tax
Big checks for autoworkers good news to retailers
GM workers get record $12,000; Ford workers get near-record $9,000; FCA workers boosted to $5,000        
-2 points by The Detroit News | General Motors Ford Motor Company United Auto Workers Money Profit Chrysler Automotive industry Tax
Dodge unleashes 2018 Durango SRT performance SUV
Dodge unveiled its latest high-performance muscle car on Tuesday, February 7, just in time for the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. The muscle car is actually the 2018 Durango SRT three-row SUV with a 475-horsepower HEMI V-8 engine.  Why make a high-performance family hauler capable of hitting 60 mph in...
150 points by Chicago Tribune | Four-wheel drive Dodge Challenger Dodge Truck Automatic transmission Chrysler Dodge Dakota Automobile
GM to pay UAW members $12K in record profit sharing
Payout comes as automaker had record pre-tax earnings in North America        
-2 points by The Detroit News | General Motors Automotive industry Ford Motor Company Chrysler United Auto Workers Renault Fiat Tata Motors
General Motors has 'great year'
The company posted pre-tax earnings of nearly $13 billion, auto workers will receive $12k in profit sharing        
-2 points by The Detroit News | General Motors Ford Motor Company North America Chrysler Revenue United Auto Workers European Union Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Jeep toughens up Wrangler with Rubicon Recon
Wrangler Rubicon Recon Edition gets beefy components         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Differential Chrysler Off-road vehicle Jeep Transmission Axle Jeep Wrangler Land Rover
Alfa Romeo uses Super Bowl LI as U.S. launch pad
Alfa Romeo used Super Bowl LI to reintroduce itself to to America with three ads touting power, style and performance        
17 points by Detroit Free Press | Automotive industry Fiat Chrysler Alfa Romeo Super Bowl Super Bowl advertising General Motors National Football League
The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT
       
-2 points by The Detroit News | Dodge Chrysler User Dodge Durango Login Dodge Dakota Dodge Charger Dodge Challenger
Dodge Durango SRT is fast, powerful
New Durango model will be shown for first time this week at the Chicago Auto Show        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Dodge Chrysler Jeep Grand Cherokee Four-wheel drive Dodge Challenger Dodge Durango Dodge Dakota Chrysler Hemi engine
More power and attitude in 2018 Dodge Durango SRT
Dodge will add a powerful, high-performance SRT model to its Durango SUV lineup later this year        
130 points by Detroit Free Press | Automobile Chrysler Imperial units General Motors Truck Dodge Vehicle Jeep
Will autoworkers save or spend bonus checks?
Talk of new carpeting, campers, cars and vacations builds as auto workers prepare to collect profit-sharing checks.        
113 points by Detroit Free Press | General Motors Automotive industry Debt Chrysler Credit card Money Fiat Payment
Maserati recalls 50,000 luxury vehicles over fire hazards
Amy R. ConnollyFeb. 4 (UPI) -- Maserati announced it is recalling some 50,000 luxury vehicles after discovering defects that could lead to fires and fuel-line leaks.
12 points by UPI | Automotive industry Fiat United Press International Automobile Maserati Chrysler SEAT Recall election
Fiat Chrysler plans three ads during Super Bowl
The company known for legendary Super Bowl ads starring Eminem and Clint Eastwood will return this year.        
37 points by Detroit Free Press | Super Bowl National Football League Chrysler Super Bowl advertising Jeep Bud Bowl Automotive industry Fiat
Surveillance video of truck connected to fatal hit-and-run
Police seeking Dodge Durango suspected of involvement in fatal hit-and-run accident that left a 60 year old pedestrian dead Tuesday night on Detroit's west side.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Dodge Dodge Durango Chrysler Dodge Ramcharger Dodge Dakota Harold Pinter
Suspect sought in fatal Detroit hit-and-run accident
Police: Dodge Durango hits man crossing the street near Livernois and Lyndon Tuesday evening        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Dodge Dodge Durango Chrysler Detroit Dodge Ramcharger Dodge Dakota Law enforcement Automobile
Fiat Chrysler recalling nearly 89,000 cars and SUVs
Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 89,000 cars and SUVs to fix possible fuel leaks or problems with windshield wipers.
3 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Dodge Durango Jeep Chrysler Jeep Grand Cherokee Dodge Four-wheel drive Natural gas American Motors
Fuel leaks, wiper problems prompt FCA recalls
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC is recalling more than 83,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Chrysler Jeep Dodge Durango Jeep Grand Cherokee Four-wheel drive Dodge United States Straight-six engine
Ford on Trump tweet: We'll keep Lincoln MKC in Kentucky
Bill Ford told Donald Trump on Thursday the automaker will not move Lincoln MKC from Louisville to Mexico.        
2586 points by Detroit Free Press | Ford Motor Company United States Automotive industry General Motors Station wagon Sport utility vehicle Chrysler Mexico
Fiat Chrysler recalls vehicles for fuel leak, wiper problems
DETROIT (AP) - Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 89,000 cars and SUVs to fix possible fuel leaks or problems with windshield wipers. The most serious recall covers nearly 35,000 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs worldwide from the 2016 model year. All have 3.6-liter V6 engines. A fuel tube ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Dodge Durango Jeep Chrysler Jeep Grand Cherokee Dodge Natural gas Four-wheel drive American Motors
Ford to Trump: We'll keep Lincoln MKC in Kentucky
Executive Chairman Bill Ford told President-elect Trump on Thursday of the decision.         
11433 points by Arizona Republic | Ford Motor Company United States General Motors Station wagon Automotive industry North American Free Trade Agreement Chrysler United Auto Workers
Ford confirms Trump tweet that MKC production will stay in U.S.
Bill Ford told Donald Trump on Thursday the automaker will not move Lincoln MKC from Louisville to Mexico.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Ford Motor Company United States Automotive industry General Motors Station wagon Sport utility vehicle Chrysler Mexico
Ford confirms Trump tweet on MKC production
Bill Ford told Donald Trump on Thursday the automaker will not move Lincoln MKC from Louisville to Mexico        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Ford Motor Company United States Automotive industry General Motors Station wagon Sport utility vehicle Chrysler Mexico
How Alfa Romeo plans to reintroduce itself to America
Alfa Romeo plans to expand dealer network, launch marketing push in 2017.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Fiat Alfa Romeo Sergio Marchionne Alfa Romeo Giulia Chrysler Alfa Romeo Giulietta Automotive industry Maserati
Jeep confirms Trackhawk amid record sales
New Grand Cherokee and Compass to help lead charge        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Jeep Four-wheel drive American Motors Sport utility vehicle North American International Auto Show Chrysler Mini SUV Jeep Cherokee
Howes: Carmakers see opportunity in Trump
Trump’s intention to cut corporate taxes, enforce penalties in trade agreements are music to auto industry ears        
-2 points by The Detroit News | General Motors Ford Motor Company Automotive industry Barack Obama Chrysler Ronald Reagan Renault Tata Motors
Howes: Carmakers see opportunity in Trump’s Washington
Trump’s intention to cut corporate taxes, enforce penalties in trade agreements are music to auto industry ears        
-2 points by The Detroit News | General Motors Ford Motor Company Automotive industry Barack Obama Chrysler Ronald Reagan Renault Tata Motors
Carmakers see opportunity in Trump’s Washington
Trump’s intention to cut corporate taxes, enforce penalties in trade agreements are music to auto industry ears        
-1 points by The Detroit News | General Motors Ford Motor Company Automotive industry Barack Obama Chrysler Ronald Reagan Renault Tata Motors
Canadian union reaches new deal with GM
Unifor reaches new tentative agreement with GM, securing product promises and raises.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | General Motors North America United States Automotive industry Pension Chrysler United Auto Workers Ford Motor Company
Canadian union, GM reach tentative deal, avoid strike
Millions in investments promised for GM Canada facilities        
-1 points by The Detroit News | General Motors United Auto Workers Pension Ford Motor Company Automotive industry Chrysler Ontario Canadian Auto Workers
A failure, the Dodge Dart will die this month
What went wrong: The wrong car, at the wrong time, from the wrong brand        
2486 points by Detroit Free Press | Compact car Dodge Sergio Marchionne Compact cars Chrysler Fiat Automotive industry Jeep