TOLEDO – Stick a fork in the lift trucks at Chrysler Group’s Jeep Wrangler plant. They’re done. With the July-August production launch of the ’07 Wrangler and its 4-door platform-mate, the Wrangler Unlimited, Chrysler’s new $2.1 billion Toledo Supplier Park becomes the first site in its assembly plant network to achieve “fork-free” status, executives say. Chrysler’s plant in Belvidere, IL, where the auto maker builds the Dodge Caliber hatchback and Jeep Compass cross/utility vehicle, ...
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