Letters to the Editor
Hot, new cars help sell older cars

To the Editor: In the story "Chrysler's 200 rollout plan: Patience pays" (June 30), Chrysler brand chief Al Gardner is quoted: "We know we've got to get rid of those cars to really see the [2015] 200 take off" ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | July 21

No talented folks at Cadillac?

To the Editor: A corporate automotive talent search should be quite different from the shuffling of NBA or NFL mercenaries. I refer to "New Caddy boss knows luxury" (July 14) about General Motors' hiring ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | July 21

1 great leader can turn GM around

To the Editor: Regarding Keith Crain's June 16 column, "Changing GM will take time": The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg details how Paul O'Neill turned ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | July 21

A salute to Ford’s executives, dealers

To the Editor:
Alan Mulally did a great job for Ford Motor Co. and its dealers in his time at the helm. He broke down the internal walls of self-preservation and gave us a survival ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | July 7

Bill Ford: A good listener, leader

To the Editor:
This is in response to “Senior strategist” (June 30).
I had the good fortune to work for and with Bill Ford in the ... 2:20 pm U.S. ET | July 3

More on Sperlich and the minivan

To the Editor:
The story "The ultimate survivor" about Dodge (June 16) is wrong. Hal Sperlich did not bring the minivan idea to Chrysler in 1977.
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23

Strong leadership can change culture

To the Editor: In "Changing GM will take time" (June 16), Keith Crain says it "could take a decade or even a generation." If it takes more than five years, CEO Mary Barra is the wrong leader. The good ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23

Is Tesla really such a big threat?

To the Editor:  Regarding "Automakers oppose Pennsylvania's bill allowing Tesla stores" (autonews.com, June 10):  When I was a new-car dealer in Pennsylvania, it always seemed to ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16

State programs help cut pollution

To the Editor: Today, gasoline-powered cars are a primary source of pollution that threatens the health of Americans and contributes to global warming. But Keith Crain's June 9 column, "States meddle in car sales ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16

Invest in a great auto technician

To the Editor:  Keith Crain's May 26 column, "Eventually, you have to fix cars," has it right about the value of a good technician. It does take "a real technician to keep today's vehicles running." 
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9

GMC has come a long way

To the Editor:  Interesting article on the "low-profile GMC" ("Stealth success," May 19).  This niche has come a long way since we just called Chevrolet and GMC "Bud & Bud Light" in the late 1980s. ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9

Tie recall repairs to license plates

To the Editor: This is in response to Keith Crain's column "Do recalls also mean profits?" (June 2). The best way to get consumers to get their vehicles repaired during recalls is to have motor vehicle ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9

How about my 'wheezing' triple?

To the Editor: The story "3 is the new 4" about three-cylinder engines (May 26) caught my eye as I still own one of those "wheezing" triples from the 1980s. I purchased a 1986 Chevy Sprint brand new in ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | June 2

FCA will amaze its detractors

To the Editor: I retired during Daimler's ownership of Chrysler. Then there was Cerberus Capital Management. Both of those owners bled Chrysler and contributed nothing. All active and retired employees knew ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | June 2

Building a better car company

To the Editor: Larry P. Vellequette's blog "Why the bankruptcy legacy seems different at Chrysler and GM" (autonews.com, May 22) reflects how I and several of my fellow workers at the Sterling ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | June 2

Special Report
Fewer bosses, Disney savvy, $2 idea lift stores

Fewer bosses, Disney savvy, $2 idea lift stores

A Chrysler Group dealership chain is stripping away layers of management to sell cars faster. A Chevrolet-Cadillac store is enchanting customers through Disney training. Mon., July 21
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