The '01 Chrysler/Dodge minivan hit full production in five weeks, the fastest acceleration for a total redesign in DaimlerChrysler Corp. history and an industry benchmark. Full line speed (1,470) a day over three shifts was achieved August 25 at the Windsor Assembly Plant. And the company says the 25,000 long-wheel-base minivans built during the first five weeks of the launch is a global industry high in volume following any total redesign. DCC also says it was the highest quality start-up ...

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