Chrysler Group LLC today announced its preliminary financial results for the first quarter 2011, reporting that it achieved its first quarterly net income since the company began operations in June 2009. Net Income in Q1 2011 was $116 million compared to a net loss of $197 million in Q1 2010. Figures in U.S. dollars. “Chrysler Group’s improved sales and financial performance in the first quarter show that our rejuvenated product line-up is gaining momentum in the marketplace and resonating with customers,” said Sergio Marchionne, chief executive officer, Chrysler Group LLC. “These results are a testament to the hard work and dedication of our employees, suppliers and dealers, all of whom are helping Chrysler create a new corporate culture built on the quality of our products and processes, and simple, sound management principles. “We remain focused on delivering great products to our customers and continuing to achieve the sales and financial targets outlined in our 2010-2014 business plan,” added Marchionne.