DETROIT (Reuters) - Chrysler Group LLC on Wednesday said its net profit for the third quarter rose 22 percent to $464 million, and it confirmed its full-year sales forecast of $72 billion to $75 billion.
The No. 3 U.S. automaker's net sales rose 13.5 percent to $17.56 billion in the quarter.
Fiat is seeking to merge with Chrysler and purchase the remaining 41.5 percent of shares, which are now owned by a health care trust for retired Chrysler workers affiliated with the United Auto Workers union.
(Reporting by Bernie Woodall; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)