The new president's advisers split sharply on whether to save Chrysler.
The heads of Chrysler and General Motors have both criticized the ad.
Chrysler, also virtually left for dead 18 months ago, is making money too.
But then Chrysler ripped Romney and said no way, this is not true.
Chrysler and GM got almost $14 billion from the government of Canada and the province of Ontario.
And Chrysler's bankruptcy, it was clear, was just the warm-up for the next act: General Motors.
In the Toledo area, Chrysler and GM are huge direct employers through their giant plants.
Built in 1889, it was the tallest man-made structure in the world until the Chrysler Building in New York caught up in 1930.
U.S. automobile corporation, organized 1925 as Chrysler Corporation by Walter P. Chrysler (1875-1940) out of the old Maxwell Motor Co. (Maxwell produced a car named Chrysler in 1924). The name is a spelling variant of German Kreisler, perhaps related to kreisel "spinning top," but the sense connection is unclear.