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Chrysler Group and Fiat Award Top-Performing Suppliers at 4th Annual Strategy Meeting and Supplier Awards Event

Chrysler and Fiat leadership outline strategy for the future and discuss supply base’s role in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ outlined plans

Eighteen awards presented for extraordinary performance in 2013

June 24, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group LLC and Fiat S.p.A. executives today met with approximately 3,000 supplier representatives at their 2014 Annual Strategy Meeting and Supplier Awards Ceremony held at the Palace of Auburn Hills.

Obama lunches with Ford engineer to talk work/family issues

Ford Motor Co. safety engineer Roger Trombley didn’t want his kids to think he was just the guy who walked through the door of their Ann Arbor home at the end of the day.

So Trombley, 37, became the first man in his department to go to a part-time schedule, in 2009, so he could be with son Dillon. Since then, three other dads in his unit at Ford have followed suit.

Ford to reveal new vehicle today

Reporters from across North America are in Dearborn today for an overview of the automaker’s 2015 model lineup.

Also on the agenda is the unveiling of a new vehicle. The Detroit Free Press can reveal full details at 6 p.m.

Ford is in the midst of its most aggressive launch schedule in decades, introducing 16 vehicles in North America this year compared with five in 2013. Ford is launching 23 new vehiclesglobally this year.

Chrysler employees in Auburn Hills pack meals to feed hungry students in Brazil

Auburn Hills— A different kind of assembly line involving autoworkers took place Tuesday at Chrysler Group world headquarters.

An estimated 260 salaried employees partnered with the Stop Hunger Now international hunger relief effort to package 70,000 meals to support school feeding programs in Brazil, organizers said.

The volunteer event had workers combining more than 7,000 pounds of rice, 2,900 pounds of soy and 350 pounds of vegetables into small packages also containing 21 vitamins and minerals.

Chrysler, on the rebound, casts wider net for interns, graduates

DETROIT -- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is going outside the Midwest to attract young talent and enhance the company’s reputation among college students and graduates worried about job security at a domestic automaker.

As part of its summer internship program, Chrysler has recruited 502 students from 127 universities across the country to work across all company operations and locations -- the most in the program’s 19-year history.

Denise Debouvre, Chrysler’s university relations manager, said the company struggled with recruiting after its high-profile bankruptcy in 2009.

Chrysler Group’s Toledo Assembly Plant Establishes Permanent Veteran’s Memorial Featuring Toledo-built 1942 Willys Military Jeep

Three Toledo plant retirees and WWII veterans join plant employees for dedication

Vehicle restoration completed by Toledo plant employees

Nearly 10 percent of Toledo workforce has military background

Military population grows by 25 percent with Jeep Cherokee launch and recent hiring

May 28, 2014 , Toledo, Ohio - As the nation pauses this Memorial Day to remember those who served in the United States Armed Services, Chrysler Group’s Toledo Assembly Complex (TAC) unveiled its own special tribute to veterans around the country during a ceremony at the plant today.

GM Surpasses 400 EV Charge Stations at U.S. Facilities

INDIANAPOLIS – Based on growing employee demand, General Motors today announced that it has installed 401 electric vehicle charging stations at its U.S. production and business facilities. More than 20 percent of the stations use electricity generated from solar canopies to help charge employee vehicles.

The majority of the stations are located at GM’s large engineering and corporate facilities in Michigan, where employee EV ownership is growing steadily. All charge stations are available free of charge to GM employees and visitors.

Ford's Rouge truck plant tour also being retooled

Ford Motor Co.’s new aluminum-bodied F-150 isn’t the only addition coming to the Dearborn Truck Plant.

The Rouge factory tour — taken by more than 1 million since it opened a decade ago and viewed as a bucket-list item for Metro Detroiters — will later this year get a revamp alongside the retooled plant floor.

Among the updates: a new multimedia display of the next-generation F-150; renovation of the bridge and walk-around area that overlooks the assembly plant; and updates to the Legacy and Art of Manufacturing theaters to include new special effects.