WINDSOR, Ont., Canada – Productivity improvements should be in the 7.5% to 8% range for the next couple years for Chrysler Group, surpassing internal stretch targets, says Tom LaSorda, executive vice president-manufacturing. Through the first three quarters of 2002, it is "north of 7% already," LaSorda says. Ending the year with the ability to cut the time it takes to build new vehicles by as much as 8% would be a major accomplishment, LaSorda says, given that Chrysler improved ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Printer-friendly" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: or phone: (248) 799-2622

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.