Chrysler to restructure, slash 13,000 jobs

About 13,000 Chrysler workers -- or 16 percent of the work force -- will lose their jobs under a plan the struggling automaker said today would cut costs and return its U.S. operations to profitability by next ... Read more
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Really Old Guy

Central Islip, NY

#2 Feb 14, 2007
Who cares about the people who actually make the cars, as long as the stock holders are happy who cares.
Really Old Guy

Central Islip, NY

#1 Feb 14, 2007
That should put a dent in Bush's unemployment numbers.
Really Old Guy

Central Islip, NY

#3 Feb 14, 2007
Rather than cut jobs, why don't they figure out how to build a quality car.

You think the money they get from fixing cars in the service dept Chrysler would be profitable, oh I forgot those cars are still under warranty.
Hater

United States

#4 Feb 14, 2007
And why is this surprising? NO ONE buys american made crap anymore! If you want a good car that will not break down driving out of the lot, then buy Japanese!

Since: Feb 07

Novi, MI

#5 Feb 14, 2007
Hater wrote:
And why is this surprising? NO ONE buys american made crap anymore! If you want a good car that will not break down driving out of the lot, then buy Japanese!
At least your honest, you are a HATER, or maybe you have a shit job.
Edsel

Boca Raton, FL

#6 Feb 14, 2007
I'd love to buy an American car, but when it comes time to lay out my money, I need something that's well built and isn't going to break down right after the warranty expires. I was sure that I was going to buy a Mustang last year, but when I took a close look at it, the interior is nothing but cheap, hard plastic...everywhere. What a disappointment.
net neutrality

Pompano Beach, FL

#7 Feb 14, 2007
THIS IS STARIGHT FROM THE ONLINE 2005 ANNUAL REPORT
FOR Daimler Chrysler.

The total compensation paid by Group companies to the members of the Board of Management of DaimlerChrysler AG is calculated from the amount of compensation paid in cash and from the non-cash benefits in kind.

€9.3 million was paid as fixed compensation,€24.6 million as short-term and medium-term performance-related compensation, and €1.0 million as long-term performance-related compensation. This totaled an amount of €34.9 million in 2005.

So basically the top exex's stuff their pockets without concern for the health of the very company they are working for, This is CRIMINAL!
net neutrality

Pompano Beach, FL

#8 Feb 14, 2007
btw that was out of 160 million in revenue.... so thats what about 20% of total revenues
bob

Fort Knox, KY

#9 Feb 14, 2007
"in this regard we do not exclude any option in order to find the best solution for both the chrysler group and diamlerchrysler" am i the only one to read this may mean chrysler is for sale. this was a very poor merger from the start and continues to get worse
Infoman

Peru, IN

#10 Feb 14, 2007
I love the way ol Dr. Z said anything is up in the air for chrysler. That was all words for the stockholders completely. I did say it would be 13,000 jobs. But GOOD NEWS the dodge challenger will be built at Brampton and that bolds well for us here at ITP2. :)

Since: Feb 07

Saint Louis, MO

#11 Feb 14, 2007
Sure sounds like that's what he was saying.

I wish Chrysler could buy back Chrysler from Daimler

Since: Feb 07

Novi, MI

#12 Feb 14, 2007
Edsel wrote:
I'd love to buy an American car, but when it comes time to lay out my money, I need something that's well built and isn't going to break down right after the warranty expires. I was sure that I was going to buy a Mustang last year, but when I took a close look at it, the interior is nothing but cheap, hard plastic...everywhere. What a disappointment.
This dicussion is about 13,000 job losses, not your vechicle of choice.
tofu

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#13 Feb 14, 2007
net neutrality wrote:
THIS IS STARIGHT FROM THE ONLINE 2005 ANNUAL REPORT
FOR Daimler Chrysler.
The total compensation paid by Group companies to the members of the Board of Management of DaimlerChrysler AG is calculated from the amount of compensation paid in cash and from the non-cash benefits in kind.
€9.3 million was paid as fixed compensation,€24.6 million as short-term and medium-term performance-related compensation, and €1.0 million as long-term performance-related compensation. This totaled an amount of €34.9 million in 2005.
So basically the top exex's stuff their pockets without concern for the health of the very company they are working for, This is CRIMINAL!
It happens all the time. The company is doing poorly...practically paper thin. The VIP's get bonuses regardless and the rank and file suffer layoffs.
ex-ex

Hollywood, FL

#14 Feb 14, 2007
I have a 2007 Chrysler 300 and its a great car. 25 years of Ralph Nader has done its damage to the American auto industry. And with the unions and workers committing suicide with insane contracts what do you expect.
Deerfield Beach

AOL

#15 Feb 14, 2007
Well, you didn't expect them to get rid of their friends did you?
Infoman

Peru, IN

#16 Feb 14, 2007
EX EX thank you for the purchase I just hope your merceds tranny that is american manufactured is doing great for you..:)
HUD HOUSE

United States

#17 Feb 19, 2014
I hope this don't come true!!!

Since: Aug 13

United States

#18 Feb 19, 2014
Why is someone posting old articles? That's from 2007 it's 2014! Stop being so negative!
Uh huh

Kokomo, IN

#19 Feb 19, 2014
HUD HOUSE wrote:
I hope this don't come true!!!
Dumbass. This is from 2007
Never

Rockford, IL

#20 Feb 20, 2014
Once they vote out the stupid republicans that keep trying to drive us to the poor farm this country will rise again. That when the hiring will go through the roof. Want to put people back to work just vote them out!

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