A Chrysler Group strategy to consolidate parts will save the auto maker $300 million when it launches production next year of the '07 Dodge Caliber C-car. The Caliber program is the first all-new product to benefit from an initiative to reduce the number of individual parts that comprise a vehicle component. This approach creates the added advantage of simplifying assembly, which translates into an effective safeguard against variation, quality's enemy. Dodge Caliber concept “Parts ...
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