Chrysler group cracks down on absenteeism
- Walter Chrysler rode the rails to GM, then started his own company. Edsall, Larry // Automotive News;9/15/2008 How General Motors Change, Vol. 83 Issue 6325A, p44
The article discusses the life and works of automobile industry worker and businessman Walter P. Chrysler. Nearly a decade before he started his own car company, Chrysler was the highest-paid employee in the U.S. automobile industry, making more than $600,000 a year at General Motors Corp....
- Euro drive. Gelsi, Steve // Brandweek;9/9/96, Vol. 37 Issue 35, p28
Reports on Chrysler Corp.'s venture into the European vehicle market. Introduction of minivans and sport utility vehicles; Projected increase in sales of minivans and sport utility vehicles in Europe; Launching of print advertisements cashing in on American imagery.
- Nightmare for suppliers. Henderson, Tom; Shea, Bill; Automotive News // Crain's Detroit Business;5/4/2009, Vol. 25 Issue 18, p1
The article reports that Detroit, Michigan-based automobile manufacturer Chrysler Corp. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on April 30, 2009. The company has decided to shut down its plants during bankruptcy. The company's decision of plant closure came at a time when the automobile...
- Chrysler Eyes Diesel, Minivan Growth. // Ward's Auto World;Oct2003, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p17
Reports on the plans of Chrysler Group to launch several automobile models in the U.S. in 2004. Rationale behind the plans; List of automobiles that will be launched in 2004; Statement issued by Chrysler CEO Dieter Zetsche.
- WHAT'S HOT. Zachary, Katherine // Ward's Auto World;Oct2003, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p48
Deals with the prevalence of segment-buster automobiles in the U.S. as of October 2003. Characteristic of a segment-buster automobile; Automobile manufacturers which have manufactured such vehicles; Explanation for the failure of Chrysler Pacifica to meet its sales expectations for its...
- Talk is cheap. // Automotive News;10/20/2003, Vol. 78 Issue 6062, p12
This article reports that Tom LaSorda, manufacturing chief of automobile company Chrysler Group was ill-advised to boast that Chrysler is going to challenge the company Toyota with its Dodge Durango SUV automobiles. His remarks were crude and reminiscent of Henry Ford II's boast 30 years ago...
- Don't be fooled by productivity. Slater, Dan // Automotive News;2/11/2002, Vol. 76 Issue 5970, p14
Comments on the productivity and profitability of automakers in North America. Significance of the Harbour Report to auto executives; Correlation between profitability and efficiency among auto makers; Categories of plant workers according to the report; Decision-making of buyers.
- Souls over shares -- the way forward is through the workers. Smith, Simon Duval // Automotive Manufacturing Solutions;May/Jun2007, p3
The author reflects on the influence of the labour force on the automotive manufacturing sector. He states that the workers of Skoda in Eastern Europe have threatened to strike due to wage issues. He also mentions that at the Chrysler group, worker influence is strong and prospective purchasers...
- LaSorda plans dealer road trip. Wernie, Bradford // Automotive News;12/18/2006, Vol. 81 Issue 6234, p3
The article reports that Chrysler group CEO Tom LaSorda plans to go on a road trip to meet with automobile dealers in an effort to improve the company's relation with them. According to the article, the company's relations with Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep dealers were damaged by its decision to...