With comments like this on global warming from Chrysler's chief economist Van Jolissaint, it's no wonder Chrysler continues it's steady slide in profits. According to a BBC report out this morning, Jolissaint went on a global warming screed during a private breakfast over “quasi-hysterical Europeans” and their “Chicken Little” attitudes to global warming. As rightly pointed out, this is in direct opposition to the green image Chrysler has been painting itself with at the Detroit Autoshow.
So who's preaching the truth? The Chief Economist in a private breakfast, or the PR pros touting GM as a Detroit's newest “green” automaker?