BELVIDERE, IL – Chrysler Group assembly plants in Toluca, Mexico, and Newark, DE, are next on the auto maker’s list for retooling. “One plant, we may have decided; the other one we have not,” says Tom LaSorda, president and CEO. Hard-charging Chrysler is in the midst of an investment blitz that will, by 2008, see 60% of its assembly plants feature flexible manufacturing technology. (See related story: LaSorda Sets Aggressive Manufacturing Goals for Chrysler) Thanks to a $419 million ...
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