Thursday, September 14, 2006

BeijingBenz-DaimlerChrysler opens new plant

DaimlerChrysler and Beijing Automotive Industry CorpGreat news for the automotive industry from China.

BeijingBenz-DaimlerChrysler Automotive Ltd, a joint venture between DaimlerChrysler and the Beijing Automotive Industry Corp, said it will open its new manufacturing facility in Beijing tomorrow.

The company has previously said it will produce the Chrysler 300C at the new plant in the Beijing Development Area, where Mercedes-Benz E- and C-class sedans will also be made.
Chrysler chief executive Tom LaSorda last year said total annual capacity at the facility will be 80,000 units, including production of the Cherokee Jeep and Mitsubishi cars.


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