SOUTHFIELD, MI – Chrysler LLC believes it has a jump on the competition when it comes to reducing vehicle weight, thanks to a new proprietary approach in body engineering the auto maker says will begin to pay big dividends in cars and trucks slated to hit the market in the next three to five years. The new holistic approach to body-in-white (BIW) engineering was developed by Chrysler and Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz and MB Tech in collaboration with the American Iron and Steel Institute and ...

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