Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Chrysler Canada cuts another week of production

Leading auto sector analyst, have reduced further production projections for calendar year 2007.
The current estimates range as low as 14.75 million unit's combined for all of north America.

Fenton plant, braces for downtime during January.

Donlen has a planned production downtime list, for the big three available here, It's from October.

The Brampton Guardian: Cuts at Chrysler: "DaimlerChrysler Canada Inc. Has announced it will reduce production at several of its Ontario plants, including Brampton, in the new year.

Company officials confirmed it would halt output of the Chrysler 300, Dodge Magnum and Charger models during the weeks of Jan. 22, Jan. 29, Feb. 19 and March 12.

Initially Chrysler scheduled to cut back for only three weeks during the first quarter but just recently added a fourth week (Jan. 22) to the calendar.

The move-- occurring at plants in both Canada and in the United States-- is in a bid to reduce high inventories, the company said in an announcement.

The stoppages will affect about 5,000 workers in Windsor and another 3,600 in Brampton."


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