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Chrysler

 
 
 
Chrysler Group LLC is an American automaker. The company was founded by Walter Chrysler (1875–1940) in 1925, when the Maxwell Motor Company (est. 1904) was re-organized into the Chrysler Corporation.

In 1998, Chrysler and its subsidiaries entered into a partnership dubbed a "merger of equals" with German-based Daimler-Benz AG, creating the combined entity DaimlerChrysler AG. Daimler subsequently acquired Chrysler. In 2007, DaimlerChrysler announced the sale of 80.1% of Chrysler Group to American private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. In 2009, Daimler AG signed a binding agreement to give up its 19.9% remaining stake in Chrysler LLC to Cerberus Capital Management.

In 2010, Chrysler Group LLC announced a plan for a partnership with Italian automaker Fiat. Fiat holds a 25% stake in the new company, with an option to increase its stake to 35%, and up to 51%, if it meets financial and developmental goals for the company. Fiat's stake cannot go beyond 49% until the government has been paid back in full.

Fiat Auto plans to sell seven of its vehicles in the U.S. by 2014, while Fiat-controlled Chrysler Group is to supply nine models to sell under Fiat brands in the European market.

Chrysler official site
 
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