The Canadian Auto Workers union is clinging stubbornly to the prospect, however remote, of convincing DaimlerChrysler AG’s Chrysler Group to build a version of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter in Ontario. The CAW’s strategy, admits President Buzz Hargrove, is based on a desire to block the planned closure of DaimlerChrysler Canada Inc.’s Pillette Road fullsize van plant in Windsor. This move could displace up to 1,200 workers next year when the auto maker phases out production of its ...

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