DaimlerChrysler Corp.'s new Toledo North (OH) assembly plant should be producing Liberty sport/utility vehicles (SUVs) near the capacity rate of 800 units per day within about three weeks — nearly two months ahead of schedule, company executives say. Initially, DCC had planned to hit capacity sometime in July, but quality levels have exceeded targets so ramp-up is proceeding faster than expected, according to plant officials. Toledo North now has capacity to build 50 vehicles per hour on ...

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