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Starting the SEMA teases

Chrysler has begun its annual “tease-fest” by releasing sketches of some of their modified vehicles, created for the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas from November 5-8.

Twenty Mopar-modified vehicles will be shown in a 15,300 square food exhibit, along with various Jeep parts created by the new Mopar Off-Road Division.

July sales forecasts

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While sales numbers won’t be released until a week from today and even though there’s one more selling weekend in the month, industry analysts have already issued their forecasts for July light vehicle sales. Edmunds.com, Kelley Blue Book’s kbb.com, and TrueCar.com all see Chrysler Group reporting the highest growth of the top automakers with sales more than 20% higher than they were in July 2013, a month where Chrysler temporarily fell to fifth in the volume rankings, outsold by American Honda....

Wrangler: aluminum and/or hybrid?

As government rules get tighter, and to avoid losing customers if/when gas prices rise, automakers are trying to increase gas mileage. At Chrysler, Ram has been slashing fuel consumption by cutting parasitic losses, using eight-speed automatics, and spreading diesels to the 1500 line. Jeep is busily creating the new Wrangler, with an eye towards saving weight, and Chrysler has been advertising for a senior buyer for large aluminum castings....

No FCA-PSA Peugeot merger talks (either)

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The slow week for Fiat news has journalists scrambling again. Thursday’s Financial Times reported that Fiat-Chrysler and PSA Peugeot have discussed a merger. Unlike the story in Manager Magazine about a possible FCA-Volkswagen tieup, the Financial Times said “people familiar with the talks” were fairly straightforward: the automakers did have discussions but nothing progressed beyond that point....

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 the proposed merger of Fiat and Chrysler. Fiat needs the approval of the holders of at least two-thirds of the shares being voted. According to a Reuters report, an ISS recommendation document says, “Despite the potential benefits of a NYSE-listing in attracting new investors, (the merger) would decrease shareholder rights.” Frontis Governance, a smaller, Italian proxy advisor based in Rome, has made the same recommendation....

Categories: Chrysler, Future Cars and Rumors.


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