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Part VIII: 1993-1997: Comeback and Success

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History By Year • Coming: 1998-2007 (Daimler disaster) • 2007-09 (Cerberus) • 2008-2015 (FCA)

1993 dodge intrepidThe first Chrysler comeback came under Lynn Townsend, who renovated the company and then let it atrophy; the second built on cars started during the dark days of imminent bankruptcy, under Lee Iacocca, who revolutioned the cars and then, like Townsend, let Chrysler stagnate. Fortunately, another revolution was building, one which would not be ended by complacency and stagnation, but by fear.

1993: the turnaround begins

1994: Neon to Ram

1995: continuing success

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1996: leaving Mitsubishi behind

intrepid at ctc

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1997: new Dakota, Prowler, and Wrangler

1997 jeep wrangler

2000 jeep cherokee classic

Coming next (eventually): the Daimler years, 1998-2006

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History By Year • Coming: 1998-2007 (Daimler disaster) • 2007-09 (Cerberus) • 2008-2015 (FCA)

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