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Chrysler's plan cuts 13,000 jobs

...the groundwork for a solid future," Chrysler CEO Tom LaSorda said at a news conference. DaimlerChrysler Chairman Dieter Zetsche said the company was looking into "further strategic options with partners" for Chrysler, but he would not give...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/15/bus_116607.shtml
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GM considers alliance plan

...10.6 billion last year but made a $445 million profit in the first quarter of 2006. DaimlerChrysler AG Chairman Dieter Zetsche on Wednesday said he isn't intimidated by the possibility that GM might join the Renault-Nissan alliance. "We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/06/bus_87906.shtml
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Fuel-sipping Smart car to be sold in U.S.

...during the first quarter of 2008, the automaker's CEO said Wednesday. The decision - announced by chief executive Dieter Zetsche during an appearance in Detroit - is a watershed moment for Smart, which has not posted a profit since it was formed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/29/bus_87030.shtml
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Automakers worried about competition, customers

...manufacturers are present, and where one does not earn the most money." But DaimlerChrysler AG Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche, who rode in on a bicycle to debut new luxury cars from the Mercedes Car Group, said competition in the United States...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/03/liv_63987.shtml
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People in the News

...interior based on the popular 300C. She sauntered across the stage as DaimlerChrysler AG Chief Executive Officer Dieter Zetsche and Tom LaSorda, who replaced Zetsche as president and CEO of Chrysler, warmed up the crowd of journalists. And...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/10/ent_41355.shtml
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Iacocca teams with Snoop Dogg in new Chrysler ad

...the pairing isn't as odd as it seems. Snoop Dogg is a bona fide Chrysler fan who called company President and CEO Dieter Zetsche last year asking for a Chrysler 300C sedan. "They're both total car guys," DaSante said. Iacocca has filmed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/06/ent_443753.shtml
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Chrysler profits gain traction

...reporting a $637 million loss in 2003. In a conference call from Germany, Chrysler president and chief executive Dieter Zetsche was quick to point out the profit was solely from the automotive business and not from financial services - the main...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/11/bus_442433.shtml
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Gas prices don't seem to be hurting U.S. auto sales, analysts say

...relevant changes of volumes ... within a car line or between the different styles," Chrysler Group chief executive Dieter Zetsche said Wednesday evening at an exhibit opening at the Walter P. Chrysler Museum in Auburn Hills. "Obviously we're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/01/bus_417453.shtml
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Chrysler unveils new mid-size Dakota pickup

...Chrysler saw its U.S. market share fall to 12.8 percent in 2003 from 13.1 the year before. Chrysler chief Dieter Zetsche said in November the automaker will spend an extra $250 million this year to promote its new offerings. On the Net...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/05/bus_403421.shtml
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Five years after merger, DaimlerChrysler struggling in U.S. market

...launching a three-year turnaround plan in February 2001, a few months after DaimlerChrysler chose trusted lieutenant Dieter Zetsche to lead the U.S. division as president and chief executive. Now the pressure is on Zetsche to deliver a stream...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/10/bus_390172.shtml
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