Ralph Gilles is the President and Chief Executive Officer - SRT Brand and Motorsports, Chrysler Group LLC and the Senior Vice President - Product Design, Chrysler Group LLC. Giles talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about the SRT. What does SRT mean? What is the difference between a Jeep Grand Cherokee and a Jeep [...]
Michael Manley, CEO of Jeep, took the time to talk with me at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show. The new Jeep Grand Cherokee is not only better than the previous Grand Cherokee, but is a competitor to it's competition. Even Manley admit's that they have had to raise the bar, benchmarking their Jeep against [...]
Is Chrysler making money in Canada? Will the big incentives continue? How competitive does Nardelli see Chrysler's labor front? Which types of vehicles are best suited for Canada's marketplace? How has the rise in the Canadian currency changed the game for Chrysler?
This is part of a 30 minute interview with Jim Press, Chairman and Vice President of Chrysler. General Motors, Daimler & BMW had a working relationship, even sharing engineers, to create the two-mode hybrid. Since the break-up of Mercedes-Benz and Chrysler who gets to use the two-mode hybrid and what happened to the engineers? Where [...]
This is part of a 30 minute interview with Jim Press, Chairman and Vice President of Chrysler. Press talked about which products Chrysler would be getting rid of and whether he thought Chrysler would be gaining or losing share next year.
This is part of a 30-minute interview with Bob Nardelli, CEO, Chrysler Corporation. Nardelli talks about being part of Chrysler/Cerberus and whether he will continue to be CEO of Chrysler. Nardelli also talks about his relationship with Jim Press and Tom LaSorda.
2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) The Jeep Renegade Concept is a sporty B-segment-sized two-seater ideally suited for the all-weather delights of off-roading and dune surfing. Featuring a cut-down speedster windshield, a roll bar, openings in the door lowers, and a hose-out interior, it is an "eco-friendly" vehicle with minimized use of materials “ [...]
2008 Jeep Liberty Rick Reuter, Chief Engineer, Jeep Liberty, talks about the new and improved features for the 2008 model, and also the changes that have been made. According to Jeep: The base manufacturers suggested retail price (MSRP) for the all-new Jeep Liberty is $20,990, including a $660 destination. Two models are available: Jeep Liberty [...]
Dan Zimmermann, Manager, Jeep Liberty Design, talks about the 2008 Jeep Liberty. All new to the 2008 model is the sunroof, which is 4 times larger then standard sunroofs. According to Jeep: The base manufacturers suggested retail price (MSRP) for the all-new Jeep Liberty is $20,990, including $660 destination. Two models are available: Jeep Liberty [...]
Mark Heber, Senior Brand Manager for Jeep Patriot, gives us a walkaround the 2007 Jeep Patriot.