AUBURN HILLS, MI – By the end of 2008, more than 60% of Chrysler Group’s assembly plants will feature flexible manufacturing capability, the company’s CEO promises. Tom LaSorda also says Chrysler is on course to maximize the capacity utilization of its plants by the end of next year and vows that by 2007 the auto maker’s average assembly hours per unit will not exceed 31. Tom LaSorda Chrysler’s push to improve productivity comes as it rolls out 10 new or redesigned products. This ...

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