Pilot production of the Chrysler PT Cruiser begins in Austria with Job 1 scheduled for mid-July at DaimlerChrysler AG's Eurostar Automobilwerk GmbH & Co. KG plant in Graz. The retro-styled vehicle is a hit in Europe where customers must wait four months for Mexican-made vehicles. DC plans to build 18,000 Cruisers in Graz this year and 50,000 next year at the plant that assembled 30,000 Chrysler Voyager minivans last year. Total production is expected to be 62,000 this year and 95,000 ...
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