The need to cut costs at DaimlerChrysler Corp. has made a casualty of plans to produce a full-sized sport/utility vehicle (codenamed DR74) off the Dodge Ram platform for '04. That has fueled fears in Windsor, Ont., home of the Pillette Road Truck Assembly Plant where it was to have been built, that the facility will not receive the full $1 billion investment announced in June (see Ward's Automotive Reports — June 19, '00, p.1). City of Windsor, as well as union, officials do not want to ...
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