Chrysler to idle four plants next week


STUTTGART, Germany, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Automaker DaimlerChrysler AG said on Friday its Chrysler unit was idling four plants next week in the United States and Canada because of weak demand. A spokeswoman for Chrysler told Reuters by telephone from Auburn Hills that the plants employed 13,500 people who usually produce 3,500 cars per day. Two of the plants had already been idled this week, she said, adding that the company hoped that all plants would be working again from November 4. ...

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