TRENTON, MI – Chrysler Group LLC’s new engine plant here isn’t a lights-out factory capable of running all by itself, but it sure comes close. At full capacity, with three rotating crews operating six days per week, the highly automated Trenton South V-6 plant will be capable of producing up to 440,000 engines annually, employing only 499 people. In contrast, the adjacent Trenton North facility, opened in 1952 and one-time home of the original Chrysler Hemi V-8, runs two shifts with 825 ...

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