Chrysler Group says its overall 2.4% improvement in manufacturing efficiency last year represents a considerable achievement, given the number of new model launches, added mix complexity and production cutbacks made to cull inventories. The Detroit auto maker placed fifth on the list of six manufacturers ranked in the latest “Harbour Report,” which measures productivity at North American assembly, stamping and powertrain plants. Chrysler's average of 32.90 hours per vehicle outranks Ford ...

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