"Jim Press, Toyota Motor Corp.'s top executive in the United States, today was named a vice chairman and president of Chrysler LLC.
In his new job, Press has the same title as Tom LaSorda. Chrysler said LaSorda will be responsible for manufacturing and suppliers, while Press will be responsible for sales and marketing. Both will report to Chrysler CEO Bob Nardelli.
Press worked for Toyota for 37 years.

Toyota today said it named Shigeru Hayakawa to replace Press as president of Toyota North America."