Chrysler LLC says it will close all manufacturing operations for at least one month as a result of anemic sales in the U.S. The plants will go idle following the last shift this Friday and not resume any sooner than Monday, Jan. 19, the auto maker says. Chrysler blames the lengthy, system-wide shutdown on the lack of consumer credit available to car buyers and the “dramatic impact it has had on overall industry sales.” The auto maker says its dealers have many willing buyers for ...
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