DC shutters Dakota plant in Campo Largo SAO PAULO — DaimlerChrysler AG's Brazilian division announces plans to close its Dodge Dakota pickup plant in Campo Largo, Parana. The company had until June to decide the fate of the plant, which was deactivated after a US$315 million investment. This move marks the second time the automaker came to Brazil and later closed operations. In the 1970s, Chrysler Corp. produced the Le Baron here. The Dakota met an important market niche for Brazil's ...

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