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    Official: 2013 Dodge Dart production kicks off in Belvidere [w/video]
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    The 2013 Dodge Dart's trajectory towards dealer lots has officially begun. The first Dart rolled of the line at Chrysler's Belvidere Assembly yesterday, en route to a late June appearance at your local Dodge showroom. Belvidere's future was uncertain after the poor reception given its previous ...

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    Report: Chrysler to hire 400-500 workers to build Dodge Dart
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    The 2013 Dodge Dart looks like it could be a hit with car buyers, and job seekers near the automaker's Belvidere, Illinois plant can likely appreciate the new sedan as well. The Detroit Free Press reports that Chrysler is looking to staff up with 400 to 500 jobs to help move as many Dart ...

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    Grand Caravan to Grande Punto: Chrysler plants could be retooled to produce Fiats
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    Any pending arrangement between Chrysler LLC and Fiat SpA could see a huge reshuffle of Chrysler's manufacturing facilities all across North America to make way for joint production of a new generation of vehicles to be sold with Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Fiat and Alfa Romeo badges. Included among the ...

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    Chrysler idles four plants after supplier goes bankrupt
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    UPDATE: Automotive News is reporting that all 14 of Chrysler's manufacturing plants could be shut down to the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of ex-supplier Plastech. Plastech supplied components like interior trim, engine covers, moldings, door panels, and floor consoles to Chrysler, Ford, GM, and ...

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    Will there be anything left? Tulsa Belvedere set to be de-rusted
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    The SS Belvedere emerged from its not-so-dry-dock almost two months ago, in all its ferrous oxide glory. Apparently the offer of restoration by Boyd Coddington has either been refused or rescinded, but either way, the Mopar is headed to New Jersey for a spa treatment. Safest Rust Remover, a product ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #69
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    Podcast #69 finds John breathlessly wringing out Forza Motorsport 2 on his XBox 360 and putting out the call for some really talented people to build an Autoblog car with the game's abysmal editor. Compensation (if any) has yet to be determined; if you make a rusted-out Pacer, it will probably not ...

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    Chrysler plant adding another 1,000 jobs
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    Back in March we reported that Chrysler's Belvidere, IL plant that produces the Dodge Caliber, Jeep Compass and Patriot models was hiring back 1,000 workers who had been idled in order to fill a new second shift. Yesterday the company reported it was adding a brand new third shift to keep up with ...

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