Chrysler Group LLC’s decision to accelerate the planned closure of its St. Louis plant means North America will be left in 2010 with six fewer fullsize light-duty pickup production sites than it had just five years ago. Based on output rates for 2004 – the last time the six assembly plants were running and also the segment’s peak sales year – they accounted for more than 1.03 million production units, according to Ward’s data. Chrysler’s action, originally scheduled for later in the ...

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