August 12, 2000 |
DaimlerChrysler said Treasurer Thomas Capo is resigning and will be replaced by Michael Muehlbayer, who most recently worked in the auto maker's finance organization. The German American auto maker, based in Stuttgart, Germany, also named Timothy Dykstra to the new position of treasurer of its North American operations. Muehlbayer was one of the first Daimler-Benz executives to transfer to the United States after the company acquired Chrysler to form DaimlerChrysler.
August 17, 1999 |
DaimlerChrysler AG announced in Auburn Hills, Mich., where its U.S. operations are based, that it is recalling 2.1 million minivans because of defects that could cause the lift gates to collapse, the windshield wipers to stop and fires to break out under the vehicles. A total of 1.4 million 1991-93 Chrysler Town and Country, Dodge Caravan and Plymouth Voyager minivans are being recalled because the bolts on the lift gate, or hatch, could loosen, the auto manufacturer said.
August 6, 2005 |
The Justice Department is investigating whether DaimlerChrysler paid bribes to foreign officials with the knowledge of its senior executives, the automaker disclosed in its latest financial filings. The criminal investigation is tied to an inquiry opened last year by the Securities and Exchange Commission after an employee fired by the automaker said he was dismissed for complaining that the company was using secret bank accounts to bribe government officials.
December 5, 1998 |
Dennis K. Pawley, the Chrysler executive credited with turning the auto maker's assembly and parts plants into some of the industry's most efficient, said Friday he will retire from the newly merged DaimlerChrysler to become a manufacturing consultant. Pawley, 57, will leave as vice president of North American manufacturing and labor relations Jan. 31, two months after Chrysler and Germany's Daimler-Benz merged to become the world's fifth-largest auto maker.
July 28, 2006 |
DaimlerChrysler said Thursday that its profit more than doubled in the second quarter as improvement at its Mercedes-Benz unit and other businesses outweighed a dramatic slump at its U.S.-based Chrysler Group. The German-U.S. automaker said it expected a slight rise in revenue this year. The company also announced that Tom LaSorda, named Chrysler chief executive in September, had been awarded a five-year contract extension through 2012. Shares of DaimlerChrysler rose 60 cents to $50.12.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 2000
Superior Industries International Inc. said that it has won orders for aluminum road wheels from DaimlerChrysler Corp. The terms were not disclosed. Van Nuys-based Superior supplies aluminum wheels and other aluminum components to Ford, General Motors, DaimlerChrysler, BMW, Volkswagen, Audi, Rover, Toyota, Mazda, Nissan and Isuzu.