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2008-07-01 15:00:49

Chrysler LLC announced it would close a minivan plant in Missouri as it steers itself toward production of more fuel-efficient vehicles. Chrysler will close its St. Louis minivan plant and has no intent of reopening it, Vice Chairman and President Tom LaSorda said in a conference call Monday. The automaker also plans to stretch the traditional two-week summer shut down at eight plants, slowing down production of the Dodge Ram and Dakota pickup trucks, The Detroit News reported. But,...

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2008-06-30 21:01:54

DETROIT _ Chrysler LLC will cut production at two Missouri factories, including shutting down a minivan plant, as the automaker tries to adjust to plunging U.S. sales, the company announced Monday. The Auburn Hills, Mich., automaker also has made plans to extend summer shutdowns at many of its assembly plants. On Tuesday, the company is to announce June sales results, expected by analysts to be down around 30 percent compared with a year ago. So far this year, Chrysler's U.S. sales are...

2006-07-03 08:25:59

DETROIT (Reuters) - Chrysler Group expects to have 70 percent of its planned executive job cuts completed by the end of this year, Chief Executive Tom LaSorda said in an interview with The Detroit News on Monday. The executive job cuts at Chrysler are part of a plan announced in January by parent company DaimlerChrysler, which aims to cut worldwide costs by $1.8 billion per year and has announced plans to cut some 6,000 positions. The plan means that Chrysler's executive ranks will...

2006-07-03 08:27:51

DETROIT (Reuters) - Chrysler Group expects to have 70 percent of its planned executive job cuts completed by the end of this year, Chief Executive Tom LaSorda said in an interview with The Detroit News on Monday. The executive job cuts at Chrysler are part of a plan announced in January by parent company DaimlerChrysler, which aims to cut worldwide costs by $1.8 billion per year and has announced plans to cut some 6,000 positions. The plan means that Chrysler's executive ranks will...

2006-01-18 17:24:32

DETROIT (Reuters) - Auto aficionados got more than a preview of the hottest models. Detroit officials are looking into how a woman sneaked into the North American International Auto Show after closing hours early on Tuesday to pose naked on Chrysler's Dodge Challenger muscle car. Security guards at the Cobo Center where the show is being held this week found the woman standing on the new Challenger, with some people -- mostly men -- taking pictures at about 2 a.m. (0700 GMT) on...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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