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Cherokee moving again

Cherokee drivetrain

Chrysler told Larry Vellequette of Automotive News that Cherokee repairs will be implemented more quickly than originally thought, and that the second shift will be returning on Monday, though so far no Cherokees have been released to dealers.

Mr. Vellequette’s sources said that the issue was related to the way the engine, transmission, and axles work together; Chrysler spokesman Jodi Tinson confirmed this.

At least 12,000 Cherokees have been built and are awaiting a “flash” to fix the problem, tying up nearly one third of a billion dollars in inventory (at retail prices). To ensure that the problem is fixed on each vehicle, each and every one will be test driven before it can be released.

Production was originally scheduled to begin May 23, but must reach showrooms by September 30 to make the end of the quarter.



Advisors call for Fiat-Chrysler merger rejection

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Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), the world’s leading provider of corporate proxy voting services, has issued a recommendation that Fiat shareholders reject...

Indy adjustments

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  Four of the six competitors in the American LeMans GTLM class are getting adjustments for this weekend’s race at Indy. Ferrari...

Mopars garner APEAL awards

Three of four Dodge cars (Charger, Challenger, and Dart) were top-rated in their segments in  J.D. Power’s 2014 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution...

Mopar shaker hoods now at dealers

The new bolt-on Mopar Challenger Shaker Hood Kit is now available at dealers. A bit of vintage design on modern cars, it...

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