Chrysler Group is idling about 300 workers at its Kenosha, WI, engine plant, effective Sept. 29. The layoffs are a result of the upcoming changeover at Chrysler’s Brampton, Ont., Canada, plant, which currently builds the Dodge Intrepid and Chrysler Concorde front-drive sedans that take the Kenosha plant’s 2.7L V-6 engine. Brampton began changeover to its new line of LX rear-drive large sedans Sept. 22. Output of the new cars, which also will use the 2.7L engine, is slated to begin in ...

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