TodayAugust 3, 2021

Jim Press, Toyota vs. Chrysler

Western Automotive Journalists (WAJ)

Jim Press, President and Vice Chairman, Chrysler LLC, used to work at Toyota.

Press takes us through the beginning of Toyota coming to the United States to being the biggest auto company in the world.

What are the similarities between Toyota and Chrysler?

Toyota Versus Chrysler In Internet Court

The current Chrysler executive (and 37-year long Toyota veteran) Jim Press has gotten himself in a bit of hot water and was referred to as an American company executive, versus being a place holder at Toyota when he jumped ship from Toyota to Chrysler last September. Then In a shocking move that staggered the industry, Cerberus hired the man who made Toyota America’s favorite car company.

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Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.