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Besides Sergio Marchionne, there are 17 men on the FCA group executive council, but realistically, only a handful are likely candidates for CEO.
Jeep's global vehicle sales fell nearly 1 percent last year and are likely to miss a 2 million target set for this year, denting plans to make the brand a global powerhouse.
While other mainstream auto brands head for sliding United States demand this year, Jeep is rolling out new models to buck the trend and bring 16 straight months of sales declines to an end.
At first glance, the styling of the next-generation Wrangler doesn't appear to have changed much. But a bend here and a curve there improved aerodynamics by 9 percent, a top FCA executive says.
Judge in Waymo case threatens injunction against Uber; New Wrangler, same look?; Jeep exec: Fleet cutback won't hurt '17 sales; Toyota turns to AI; Snyder: What's odd about sales.
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