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Chrysler investing more in plants

by David Zatz on

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According to The Scoop, Chrysler is investing $52 million in its Trenton Engine and Dundee plants (both in Michigan) to build more TigerShark engines, adding 298 jobs. Trenton North already makes the 3.2 liter V6, but will add a new TigerShark engine line at the cost of over $11 million. Dundee will convert over an existing line to create crankshafts, heads, and engine blocks for Trenton, while still assembling engines. Allpar has reported in the past on the rebirth of Trenton North to make both components and engines. (Thanks, Mad Duck.)

David Zatz founded Allpar in 1998 (based on a site he had begun in 1993-94), after years of writing reviews for retail trades. He has been quoted by the New York Times, the Daily Telegraph, the Detroit News, and USA Today. Before making Allpar a full-time career, he was a consultant in organizational psychology. You can reach him by using our contact form (much preferred) or by calling (313) 766-2304

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