Chrysler to add 1,000 jobs at Illinois plant

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NEW YORK, May 10 (Reuters) - Chrysler Group, a unit of German-U.S. automaker DaimlerChrysler AG , on Wednesday said it will add a third shift at its Belvidere, Illinois assembly plant next month, adding about 1,000 jobs to the 2,650-employee facility. Chrysler, with offices in Auburn Hills, Michigan, said it expects to fill a majority of the jobs with new hires, and fill the others with Chrysler employees who work at other plants. The Belvidere plant builds the 2007 Dodge Caliber, and ...

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