Chrysler Group LLC Forms Partnerships with Two Trade Associations

Nov 14, 2012, 13:00 ET from Chrysler Group LLC

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrysler Group LLC, in its continuing effort to build relationships with key trade associations, has formed partnerships with the Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC) and Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

These new partnerships bring to four the number of agreements that Chrysler Group has struck in its ongoing commitment to grow commercial vehicle business through its Chrysler Commercial Vehicles arm. The partnerships provide access to a combined 36,500 businesses and reach more than 1.1 million people.

By partnering with the Chrysler Group, association members and immediate family members at the same residence can receive a $500 cash allowance on the purchase or lease of select 2012 and 2013 Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, and Ram Truck brand models.

In addition, association members meet the requirements for Chrysler Commercial Vehicle's "On the Job" program. This customized-for-commercial-use program allows commercial customers to choose from generous upfit or graphic allowances, or no cost two-year oil, lube and filter service contract covering eight oil changes for gas or diesel engines.

"As part of our ongoing commitment to grow our commercial business, we are pleased to announce these two formal partnerships with Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association and Associated General Contractors of America," said Reid Bigland, President and CEO – Dodge Brand and Head of U.S. Sales. "We will continue to identify new associations to strategically partner with as they provide a terrific opportunity for their members to save on the purchase or lease of a new Chrysler Group vehicle."

The Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC) is made up of over 3,500 of the nation's leading plumbing, heating and cooling contractors working in service and repair and new construction.

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry representing more than 33,000 firms, including 7,500 of America's leading general contractors, nearly 12,500 specialty contractors and more than 13,000 service providers and suppliers.

About Chrysler Group LLC
Chrysler Group LLC, formed in 2009 to establish a global strategic alliance with Fiat S.p.A., produces Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram, Mopar, SRT and Fiat vehicles and products. With the resources, technology and worldwide distribution network required to compete on a global scale, the alliance builds on Chrysler Group's culture of innovation, first established by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925, and Fiat's complementary technology that dates back to its founding in 1899.

Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Mich., Chrysler Group's product lineup features some of the world's most recognizable vehicles, including the Chrysler 300 and Town & Country, Jeep Wrangler, all-new Dodge Dart, Ram1500, Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 and Fiat 500. Fiat contributes world-class technology, platforms and powertrains for small- and medium-size cars, allowing Chrysler Group to offer an expanded product line including environmentally friendly vehicles.

SOURCE Chrysler Group LLC