Release: New Chrysler Emerges as a Stronger, More Competitive Global Company

 

PRESS RELEASE:

Chrysler Group LLC and Fiat Finalize Global Strategic Alliance; New Chrysler Emerges as a Stronger, More Competitive Global Company

  • C. Robert Kidder to be named Chairman of U.S. Automaker
  • Sergio Marchionne to Serve as Chief Executive Officer

Auburn Hills, Mich. / Turin, Italy  -

Chrysler Group LLC and Fiat Group announced today that they have finalized their previously announced global strategic alliance, forming a “new” Chrysler that has the resources, technology and worldwide distribution network required to compete effectively on a global scale. The new Chrysler will begin operations immediately.

As part of the alliance, Fiat will contribute to…

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Release: New Chrysler Emerges as a Stronger, More Competitive Global Company

Weekend Results: Hornish Earns Top-10; Kahne Strong Again

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LONG POND, Pa., (June 7, 2009) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series headed to the Pocono Mountains of eastern Pennsylvania for this weekend’s Pocono 500. The 14th of 36 races on the Sprint Cup’s regular-season point’s schedule, Pocono is one of the most physically demanding and mentally stressful tracks on the Cup circuit.

With rain washing away the 90-minute practice session and qualifying on Friday, Cup teams were relegated to two Saturday practice sessions to dial in their race cars for a long, grueling 200-lap marathon on the tricky 2.5-mile, triangular-shaped asphalt surface.

Hard-charging Sam Hornish Jr. (No. 77…

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Weekend Results: Hornish Earns Top-10; Kahne Strong Again

Weekend Preview: Kahne Gaining on Top 12; Looks to Repeat at Pocono

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LONG POND, Pa. (June 4, 2009) – The unique triangular 2.5-mile configuration of Pocono Raceway will host the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this weekend. The Pocono 500 is the 14th of 36 scheduled point races in the Sprint Cup Series.

This weekend also represents the second-half dash to the coveted Race to The Chase in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The top 12 drivers in the point standings after 26 races will compete for the championship and the Sprint Cup in the final 10 races of the season.

Kurt Bush (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger) is the only…

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Weekend Preview: Kahne Gaining on Top 12; Looks to Repeat at Pocono