DaimlerChrysler Corp. is preparing two all-new, large-displacement V-8 engines for its light trucks and sport/utility vehicles (SUVs) that it plans to build in Mexico beginning in 2001. The decision to begin production of the new 5.7L and 6.1L V-8 engine at DCC's Toluca, Mexico, plant in the first quarter of 2001 effectively will put an end to production at the automaker's Mound Road engine plant in Detroit. Volumes for the new engine aren't yet clear. Sources will not confirm whether or ...
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