U.S. Automakers Fleeing Detroit Thrive Amid Motor City’s Decline

U.S. Automakers Fleeing Detroit Thrive Amid Motor City’s Decline

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Chrysler, majority owned by Fiat SpA, has factories to make Jeeps and Viper sports cars in Detroit and a 70-person office downtown, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) from the suburban headquarters where it employs more than 10,000.