DaimlerChrysler AG’s Mound Road engine plant in Detroit is closing Dec. 13. However, DC says no layoffs will occur. The engines produced at the plant, 5.2L V-8, 8L V-10 and 3.9L V-6, will be ceasing production, replaced by similar powerplants to be made at DC’s Mack I and Mack II Detroit sites. Employees will be shifted to the other plants. However, Mound Road employment has declined over the past six years, from 1,800 in 1996 to 643 today. Some workers also will be moved to DC’s Dodge ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"DC’s Mound Road Plant Closing Dec. 13" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!


For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: amclincha@wardsauto.com or phone: (248) 799-2622
 

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.