Listen: Former Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne dies at 66
"Day that Fiat Chrysler reports quarterly earnings, but that news is overshadowed by the death of the man who saved both companies. Sergio Marchi own an accountant and lawyer who became an auto execs. Who save both Fiat Chrysler has, died he was sixty six the holding company of the family which controls Fiat. In Italy says in a statement unfortunately what. We feared has come to pass Sergio Marchi owned man and friend is. Gone he was. Known for his workaholic. Lifestyle sweaters and. Chain smoking Marsh was named Fiat's chief executive in twenty four after he, was appointed to the board, of that failing. Italian automaker he had worked primarily in. Finance but he rescued Chrysler, from the, brink of liquidation in twenty nine and worked to, deal with the US and Canadian governments to wipe out debt he discussed. The merger in this twenty fifteen interview. With Paul W, Smith and creating monsters, of unmanageable size and proportions I. Think the Fiat Chrysler merger is a classic example of how something can be achieved, transnational not saying that we couldn't have done better than we've done but you've done. Very well I think we've done all right in terms of estate Publishing links across the, globe organization and starting to get the benefits of the coal management of the industrial reality. That we face globally, and then took advantage of the changing tide in the auto market in the US. Which, has seen customers turn to SUV's and. Light trucks marshawn recognize that here's company had. One of the iconic brands Jeep and he wrote Jeep and ram trucks to bankroll the rest of the company. He appointed Michael Manley as they head of Jeep and ram now. Manley has replaced Marcio Marcio was, scheduled to retire in April of next year he was hospitalized in late June for shoulder surgery and what was expected at least publicly to be. A short stay but the surgery was for cancer he suffered a stroke as a result of the surgery and never. Recovered marshy owner and college degrees in Toronto where his family moved from Italy when he. Was, a teenager and at the university of Windsor he later earned, a law degree from York. University the chairman of fiancee's in a statement this morning Says I believe that the best way to honor here's memory is to build on the legacy he left us. Continuing to develop a human values of responsibility and, openness of which he was the most ardent champion Today is. Scheduled, to be the last day of closing arguments in the involuntary manslaughter trial for Michigan health director Nick Lyon in connection with a legion. Airs outbreak which was right about the same time of the Flint water emergency an our man who robbed. A subway restaurant in Oakland County over the weekend has struck again this time in independence township five Lansing women are scheduled to be sentenced today for. Running up illegal operation out. Of a shopping center in, Lansing, they turn the Logan square shopping center according to. The authorities into their own. Private casino responded to a tip and rated the building last July inside they found sixty gambling. Machines fifty one year old lead dang but guilty to. Charge, of conducting a gambling operation the charges a. Tenure felony the other. Four women pled guilty, to misdemeanor charges Thirty-seven-year-old alma shepherd and fifty nine or Krysta Albert could be sentenced up. To two years in prison Twenty-three your angel choke lesson thirty four year old Cynthia Snyder are facing one year sentences All. Are scheduled to be sentenced today in income County Circuit Court gene Fogel WJR news Canada authorities in Toronto now confirm they're investigating possible, terrorism links by the gunman who went on a, shooting spree several days ago in Toronto's greektown area the Danforth. A, former Dearborn man is due in Detroit federal court today to face terrorism charges he was arrested in Syria WJR news time seven zero. Four here's Nick Roddy sports thank you take the Tigers lost the royals five four on Tuesday night the. Final game of that series will be this afternoon with Matt Boyd facing Danny Duffy the New York Yankees have acquired former all star relief pitcher Zach. Britton from the Baltimore Orioles. For three minor leaguers lions, veterans, report to Allen park tomorrow I start of training. Camp that starts on Friday. But defensive end Ziggy Ansah will not be on the field the team is placed on the. Physically unable to perform list he underwent knee surgery earlier. This, spring they also placed rookie fullback Nick Baden. On injured reserve the tornado c. l. And Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones will not report. To camp tomorrow because he wants his contract reworked, Jones has three years left on his current deal I'm Nick. Roddy WJR sports traffic and weather first on the fives up. Next this internet provider promise a lot, let's hear who really delivers,."