DETROIT – Chrysler Group LLC’s net profits rose 32 percent to $611 million in the third quarter, the Auburn Hills company announced Wednesday, reported MLive.
That comes on top line growth of 18 percent to $20.7 billion for net revenues. The revenue growth was driven by higher vehicle shipments, in particular the all-new Jeep Cherokee and Chrysler 200 models, the company said.
The company’s worldwide vehicle shipments in the quarter totaled 711,000 vehicles, a rise of 18 percent.
For the first nine months of 2014, Chrysler Group LLC reported adjusted net income of $1.7 billion, up from $1.2 billion in the first nine months of 2013. Its net revenue in the period grew to $60.1 billion, compared with $50.9 billion in the first nine months of 2013.
Last week, Chrysler Group’s parent company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, reported operating profit growth of 7 percent to $1.15 billion in the third quarter. FCA’s net revenue was up 14 percent to $29.5 billion in the period.