For Chrysler, when it comes to minivans, pride is on the line. The auto maker took a gamble in the summer of 1980 when Chrysler was flat on its corporate keester and gave a car plant in Windsor, Ont., Canada, the mandate for the most-massive retooling in Chrysler history to build a funny-looking “people mover” codenamed T-115. When the first minivan rolled off the line Oct. 8, 1983, the plant workers held their breath and hoped the thing would be a success so they could hold their jobs ...

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