Chrysler Canada warns workers of demise

TORONTO, April 17 (UPI) -- Chrysler Canada's top two executives told 8,000 employees Friday if they didn't accept benefit reductions, the company would fold.
Nissan to supply Chrysler with small cars

Nissan to supply Chrysler with small cars

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Chrysler LLC said it would invest $1.8 billion in a Michigan plant and work with Nissan to supply small cars to North and South America.
Chrysler turns toward smaller cars

Chrysler turns toward smaller cars

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 1 (UPI) -- Chrysler LLC announced it would close a minivan plant in Missouri as it steers itself toward production of more fuel-efficient vehicles.

Top Chrysler executive paid $20.7 bonus

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Former DaimlerChrysler AG executive Tom LaSorda received $20.7 million for his help selling a majority of the company last August, it was reported Thursday.

Chrysler, Nissan in joint venture

DETROIT, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Nissan will supply Chrysler with a small car to sell in South America beginning in 2009, the two automakers announced in Detroit Friday.

Chrysler contract ratified by UAW members

BELVIDERE, Ill., Oct. 27 (UPI) -- United Auto Workers ratified a national labor agreement with Chrysler LLC on Saturday, following a final vote from union members in Illinois.

Private equity firm takes over Chrysler

DETROIT, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- The private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management Friday took control of Chrysler, returning the automaker to U.S. ownership.

DaimlerChrysler head said out after deal

DETROIT, July 27 (UPI) -- Dieter Zetsche, chief executive officer of DaimlerChrysler, issued what Detroit observers called a farewell message to Chrysler employees Friday.

 2007 UAW contract talks under way

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 21 (UPI) -- The future of the U.S. auto industry was on the table as contract talks began in suburban Detroit between car makers and the United Auto Workers union.

Auto execs seek looser fuel-economy rules

WASHINGTON, June 6 (UPI) -- Detroit's top auto executives Wednesday asked congressional leaders to consider a less-restrictive alternative plan to increase fuel-efficiency standards.

LaSorda: Chrysler dealers 'ordering again'

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 23 (UPI) -- Dealers are ordering Chrysler vehicles again, Chief Executive Officer Tom LaSorda said at a "town meeting" with workers at the U.S. automaker's headquarters.

Chrysler to be sold for $7.4B

STUTTGART, Germany, May 14 (UPI) -- DaimlerChrysler AG said Monday it would sell 80.1 percent of its troubled Chrysler Group to a U.S. private-equity firm for $7.4 billion.

Chrysler to invest $1.78B in new plants

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 18 (UPI) -- DaimlerChrysler AG's Chrysler Group said Wednesday it would build a $730 million plant to make the U.S. automaker's next generation of V-6 engines. The Trenton, Mich., plant, near Detroit, will build the V-6 engines, code-named Phoenix, for Chrysler, Dodg

Bush, Big 3 talk alternative flex fuel

WASHINGTON, March 26 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush and the chairmen of General Motors, Ford and DaimlerChrysler met at the White House Monday to discuss alternative fuels. At a news conference on the south lawn, where several alternative-fuel vehicles were parked, Bush repeated

Chrysler hopes to resolve sale quickly

NAPLES, Fla., March 21 (UPI) -- Chrysler Group Chief Executive Tom LaSorda told dealers in a Florida meeting Wednesday the decision to sell or not sell the company would be resolved soon.
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Tom LaSorda
Tom LaSorda, (L) president and CEO of the Chrysler Group, speaks with the media after leaving a meeting with U.S. President George W. Bush in the Oval Office of the White House on November 14, 2006. Behind LaSorda are Rick Wagoner, (C) chairman and CEO of General Motors and Alan Mulally, (R) president and CEO of Ford Motor Company . (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

As Player

As Manager

Thomas Charles Lasorda (born September 22, 1927 in Norristown, Pennsylvania) is a former Major League baseball pitcher and manager. 2009 marks his sixth decade in one capacity or another with the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers organization, the longest tenure anyone has had with the team, edging Dodger broadcaster Vin Scully by a single season.

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