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Chrysler Redesigns Assembly Line to Boost Productivity

WARREN, MI—Chrysler engineers revamped more than 350 workstations at a 76-year-old assembly plant here to boost production of the popular Ram pickup truck.


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Old Trailer Helps Chrysler Teach New Techniques

Chrysler has turned an old NASCAR trailer into a mobile classroom to teach its lean manufacturing philosophy.


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Chrysler to add 1,100 workers in Detroit

DETROIT—Some 1,100 new employees will begin working next week on a third crew at Chrysler’s Jefferson North Assembly Plant here to meet continuing strong demand for the Jeep Grand Cherokee.


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CAW, Chrysler Reach Agreement

TORONTO—The Canadian Auto Workers’ Chrysler members have approved a new contract with the automaker that delivers $9,000 in bonuses to the workers over the next four years.


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Auto Worker Murders Co-worker at Assembly Plant

DETROIT—A 43-year-old auto worker was stabbed to death by a co-worker Thursday at Chrysler’s Jefferson North Assembly Plant here. The co-worker committed suicide later that day.


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CAW Supports Strike at Chrysler Assembly Plant

WINDSOR, ON—CAW members at Chrysler’s assembly plant here have voted almost unanimously in support of a strike as a way to back workers’ contact demands. The union’s expires in mid-September.


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Chrysler to Spend $198 Million in Engine Factory

DETROIT—Chrysler is planning to invest $198 million in its engine assembly plant here.


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Chrysler Nixes Summer Shutdowns at Four Assembly Plants

DETROIT—Due to soaring sales, Chrysler has canceled the traditional two-week shutdown at four of its assembly plants, including the facilities in Belvidere, IL, and Toledo, OH.


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Chrysler Suppliers, Union Agree on Contracts

WINDSOR, ON—Union workers at two suppliers to Chrysler’s assembly plant here ratified new contracts Sunday. But, talks have broken off at another supplier, Oakley Industries.


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Strike Temporarily Halts Production at Chrysler Plant

WINDSOR, ON—Chrysler’s assembly plant here is resuming production this afternoon after a temporary stoppage due to a strike at a parts supplier.


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