Chrysler http://northernpublicradio.org en Temporary Layoffs At Chrysler Plant http://northernpublicradio.org/post/temporary-layoffs-chrysler-plant <p></p><p>325 workers at the Chrysler assembly plant in Belvidere have received temporary layoff notices. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:12:36 +0000 Mike Moen 43960 at http://northernpublicradio.org Temporary Layoffs At Chrysler Plant 15,000 Dodge Darts Recalled http://northernpublicradio.org/post/15000-dodge-darts-recalled <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Chrysler is recalling about 15,000 Dodge Darts because they could stall in cold weather. The Dart is produced in Belvidere.&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 19:44:00 +0000 Susan Stephens 31249 at http://northernpublicradio.org 15,000 Dodge Darts Recalled Belvidere Seeks Greater Vitality http://northernpublicradio.org/post/belvidere-seeks-greater-vitality <p>In the first of WNIJ's occasional series "Community Close-Up," we turn our attention to Belvidere. Like many other communities, Belvidere is trying to revitalize its downtown.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 12:25:07 +0000 Guy Stephens 23712 at http://northernpublicradio.org Belvidere Seeks Greater Vitality Chrysler's Marchionne celebrates the Dart and freedom from bail-out loans http://northernpublicradio.org/post/chryslers-marchionne-celebrates-dart-and-freedom-bail-out-loans <p>The much-heralded <a href="http://www.dodge.com/en/2013/dart/?sid=1037056&amp;KWNM=dodge+dart&amp;KWID=3144982703&amp;channel=paidsearch">Dodge Dart</a> should be in dealerships by the end of next month. To celebrate, Chrysler Group CEO Sergio Marchionne visited the home of the Dart Thursday -- the Belvidere Assembly Plant.</p><p> Fri, 25 May 2012 03:24:32 +0000 Susan Stephens 12296 at http://northernpublicradio.org Chrysler's Marchionne celebrates the Dart and freedom from bail-out loans Belvidere plant ready to turn out new Dodge Dart http://northernpublicradio.org/post/belvidere-plant-ready-turn-out-new-dodge-dart <p>Official production of the new Dodge Dart is being launched in northern Illinois this week.&nbsp; The model is being assembled at the Chrysler plant in Belvidere.&nbsp; Mon, 30 Apr 2012 12:39:49 +0000 Mike Moen 10908 at http://northernpublicradio.org Belvidere plant ready to turn out new Dodge Dart Around Illinois – April 26 http://northernpublicradio.org/post/around-illinois-april-26 <ul><li><em><strong>What happens to the Illinois &#39;Amazon Tax&#39; now?</strong></em></li><li><em><strong>A &#39;surreal&#39; interview with Dixon&#39;s mayor</strong></em></li><li><em><strong>How&#39;s our neighbor doing on jobs?</strong></em></li><li><em><strong>Chrysler comeback gets an airing</strong></em></li><li><em><strong>Will crime victim rights be strengthened?</strong></em></li></ul><p> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 16:24:54 +0000 Victor Yehling 10733 at http://northernpublicradio.org The Dodge Dart: Chrysler pushes for perfection from Day One. http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dodge-dart-chrysler-pushes-perfection-day-one <p>&nbsp;</p><p>It&rsquo;s considered conventional wisdom that you should never buy a car in its first year of production: that gives the automaker time to &ldquo;work the kinks out.&rdquo; And that&rsquo;s the kind of thinking Chrysler officials are working to dispel as they prepare to launch the new Dodge Dart in Belvidere.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 10:19:07 +0000 Susan Stephens 9590 at http://northernpublicradio.org The Dodge Dart: Chrysler pushes for perfection from Day One. Chrysler adding 1800 jobs in Belvidere http://northernpublicradio.org/post/chrysler-adding-1800-jobs-belvidere <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Chrysler&#39;s decision to produce the new Dodge Dart in northern Illinois will result in a wave of new jobs.&nbsp; The automaker formally told workers at Belvidere assembly&nbsp;plant Thursday that it plans to add nearly 1800 jobs at the facility by the end of the summer.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 23:34:43 +0000 Mike Moen 6323 at http://northernpublicradio.org Chrysler adding 1800 jobs in Belvidere