DETROIT – Chrysler Group says it will rely on process improvements, not physical expansion, at its Saltillo, Mexico, plant to boost output of 5.7L Hemi V-8 engines. The auto maker has seen higher-than-expected take rates of 50%-plus for the engine in the Chrysler 300C and Dodge Magnum. Chrysler confident it has enough Hemis for Grand Cherokee demand. Further strain will be placed on the plant in September when the engine is offered as an option in the new Jeep Grand Cherokee and ...
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