Chrysler: After the Cuts, What Next?

Chrysler trims 10,000. Hopefully, they kept a few designers because what they really need is new cars

As part of a restructuring plan meant to put Chrysler Group on a profitable course, the company is preparing to cut some 10,000 jobs and close at least two U.S. plants. Those two steps, expected to be announced Feb. 14, are part of a longer-term plan, say Chrysler insiders, to make the company smaller and more profitable, with closer manufacturing and engineering ties to DaimlerChrysler in Stuttgart, Germany.

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