DaimlerChrysler Corp.'s new Mack 2 engine assembly plant in Detroit launched production of its new 3.7L V-6 engine Oct. 1 with a single shift, ahead of its late November target date. The 3.7L is little brother to the well-received 4.7L V-8 that powers the Grand Cherokee. The Mack Engine Plant was to accommodate both engines, but DCC decided to build a second plant, dubbed Mack 2, to produce the 3.7L. Capacity at Mack 2 is 300,000 units, believed to be slated for the Jeep Cherokee ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Manufacturing Plant Roundup" 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!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.