Chrysler Group wants its average per-vehicle-production time to be under 30 hours by 2007, the auto maker says after the Harbour Report shows it outperformed its competitors in 2005. That is more ambitious than the sub-31-hour target set out last year by President and CEO Thomas LaSorda. Compared with 2004, Chrysler’s productivity improved 6% last year – and 24% over the past four years – as the auto maker reduced to 33.71 hours the average time it takes to produce a vehicle. ...

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