DaimlerChrysler Corp. reportedly has turned its sights to Toledo, OH, as the latest possibility for additional PT Cruiser capacity. The Toledo Blade reports DCC is considering building the crossover vehicle at one of two aging Jeep factories in the city. However, sources tell Ward's that a third assembly plant currently under construction in Toledo also is a candidate. While the new plant is scheduled to begin building the '02 Cherokee beginning in mid-2001, flexible manufacturing techniques ...
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