Canadian politicians and Chrysler Group are playing an expensive game of chicken with the fate of a proposed new assembly plant in Windsor, Ont., Canada, at stake. Chrysler President and CEO Dieter Zetsche made his first trip to Toronto this week where he met with Ontario Premier Ernie Eves to discuss government incentives needed to build the plant slated for operation by late 2005. The auto maker seeks incentives of up to C$300 million ($196 million) and says the project hinges on ...

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