New tooling is being installed at the DaimlerChrysler Corp. minivan assembly plant in Windsor, Ont., in preparation for its next new vehicle — a hybrid codenamed CS that is due in the '03 model year. The area that once assembled the '00 minivan will be used for the CS, a tall wagon/squashed minivan based on the Citadel concept shown in 1999 (see Ward's Automotive Reports — June 12, '00, p.1). The CS, which began as a large-car based program but moved to the minivan platform team, is ...

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