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Doug Wilson's survival plan in 2009 called for a massive sale that would liquidate six months' worth of Dodge inventory within three weeks. Before he knew it, the sale was under way.
Uncertainty about international trade agreements and tariffs threatens to jumble FCA's pickup production plans.
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Key decisions are pending on the fate of the two three-row crossovers.
Ram's new midsize pickup will be a body-on-frame truck built in the same plant as Jeep's upcoming Wrangler-based pickup.
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FCA US sales rose 10 percent in August to193,718 vehicles, powered by record sales for the Ram 1500 and Jeep Wrangler.
The Viper has been phased out, but the track has expanded its roster with other vehicles plucked from the FCA fleet: the energetic Fiat 500 Abarth and 124 Spider Abarth. And more Challengers are coming.
Sales figures suggest Ram's plan to use its previous-version light-duty truck as a fleet queen isn't going according to plan.
Fiat Chrysler said 1,149,237 Ram pickups in the U.S. are estimated to have the defect, along with 260,315 in Canada, 19,432 in Mexico and 25,361 in other markets.
Record sales of the Jeep Wrangler, Cherokee and Compass pushed FCA US deliveries up 5.9 percent in July to 170,970.
Thanks to a blistering first-half pace, Ford Motor Co. might sell more big pickups in the U.S. this year than it ever has, shattering a 14-year-old record set at the height of the housing boom.
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