Had DaimlerChrysler Corp. proceeded with its plans for a new vehicle assembly plant in Windsor, Ont., Canada, a unique supply arrangement would have produced fully painted bodies for the auto maker. Dennis Pawley, the former executive vice president of manufacturing for DaimlerChrysler, had cooked up an unprecedented 3-way supplier partnership to assemble and paint the complete bodies for the Dodge M80 compact pickup truck, which Chrysler intended to build at the greenfield ...
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