Chrysler may add 3rd shift at Warren truck plant

by Brent Snavely
Detroit Free Press
June 29, 2012

Chrysler has enough confidence in its 2013 Ram 1500 and resurgent pickup truck sales that it is considering the addition of a third shift at its Warren Truck Plant…

Production of the upgraded Ram 1500 — which will have a new engine, transmission and stop-start technology — is expected to begin in September at the Warren plant.

Chrysler employs more than 2,300 workers at the 74-year-old plant. Typically when Chrysler adds a shift at a plant, it creates 800 to 1,000 additional jobs. Chrysler has been adding third shifts at a number of its plants in North America as its sales and market share have increased.

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