Demand for Wrangler prompts Toledo Jeep plant to run an extra shift over holidays

by Tyrel Linkhorn
Toledo Blade
December 5, 2012

Chrysler Group LLC will open the Toledo plant that builds the Jeep Wrangler for one extra shift during the traditional holiday shutdown period…

Though it’s fairly uncommon for auto assembly plants to operate through scheduled shutdowns, it has become near commonplace in Toledo. Chrysler elected to keep the Wrangler line going this summer during the two-week period around July 4 when it typically closes its facilities for routine maintenance and plant updates.

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