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Chrysler confirms Toledo announcements

by Bill Cawthon on

In a statement released today, Chrysler confirmed it will announce new plans for the Toledo Assembly Complex next Wednesday morning, November 16. The event will begin at 10:00 AM Eastern Time.

On hand will be Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne, Ohio Governor John Kasich, Toledo Mayor Mike Bell, Representative Marcy Kaptur of Ohio’s Ninth Congressional District, Plant Manager Mauro Pino, and a representative from the United Auto Workers union.

Group LLC Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne and Ohio Governor John Kasich will join other federal, state and local officials, UAW representatives and company employees to announce plans for the Toledo Assembly Complex (Ohio).

Bill Cawthon grew up in the auto industry in the 1950s. His Dad worked for Chrysler and Bill spent a number of Saturdays down on the plant floor at Dodge Main in Hamtramck. Bill is also the U.S. market correspondent for, a British auto industry publication, and a member of the Texas Auto Writers Association, which has named the Jeep Grand Cherokee the “SUV of Texas” several times and named the Ram 1500 as the “Truck of Texas” two years running.

Bill has owned five Plymouths (including the only 1962 “Texan”), one Dodge and one Chrysler and is still trying to figure out how to justify a Wrangler. He also has owned at least one of every 1:87 scale model of a Chrysler product. You can reach him directly at (206) 888-7324 or by using the form.

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