DETROIT â Chrysler Group is ready to take plant flexibility to the next step. But President and CEO Tom LaSorda, who came up through the industry ranks from the manufacturing side, still isnât sure what that is. LaSorda, speaking to the Automotive Press Assn. here, says flexible manufacturing, which will allow Chrysler to build up to four different models at its Belvidere, IL, plant (for now Dodge Caliber, Jeep Compass, Jeep Caliber) and up to three at its Sterling Heights, MI, facility ...
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