No doubt a sign expensive gasoline is affecting vehicle purchase decisions, Chrysler Group has significantly cut production of its Hemi V-8, which has become ubiquitous across its fullsize car, pickup and SUV lineup, Ward’s learns. Manufacturing sources close to the now-iconic Hemi say the daily build rate for the 5.7L mill is down from 1,500 units in August to less than 1,200 in September. Chrysler is considering further Hemi production cuts by the end of the year as consumers take a ...

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