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July 10, 2009
Governor meets with Chrysler's CEO about keeping Kenosha engine plant open
Gov. Jim Doyle met with Chrysler's CEO Thursday about the possibility of keeping the Kenosha engine plant open. The governor's office confirms that Doyle went to Chrysler's headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. But it would not say much else about Doyle's meeting with Sergio Marchionne....
July 10, 2009 - 9:55am
June 19, 2009
Can Chrysler be persuaded to keep its Kenosha engine plant running?
Congresswoman Gwen Moore is not sure if Chrysler can be persuaded to keep its Kenosha engine plant running beyond next fall. That's what the Milwaukee Democrat said Thursday after she and three other Wisconsin lawmakers met with Chrysler's deputy CEO, Jim Press. The pessimism...
June 19, 2009 - 9:29am
June 2, 2009
Governor hopeful car manufacturers considering Wisconsin for jobs
Gov. Jim Doyle says it's a milestone to have both General Motors and Chrysler at least consider future auto production in Wisconsin. Monday, GM said the now-closed Janesville plant is one of three in the running for a possible new small-car facility. And new language has been...
June 2, 2009 - 9:00am
May 29, 2009
Hudson Chrysler survives dealership cuts
Hudson Chrysler has escaped elimination, according to General Manager Tim Jubie. The business wasn't among the 789 dealerships nationwide that got letters from Chrysler Corp. a week ago telling them that they would no longer be selling new vehicles for the automaker. Luther Hudson...
May 29, 2009 - 8:40am
May 19, 2009
Hundreds protest planned closing of the Kenosha Chrysler plant
"U.S. jobs are worth fighting for." That was the main message from a protest rally Monday against the possible closing of the Chrysler engine plant in Kenosha. Hundreds of union workers at the plant and their families and friends took to the streets with signs saying "Invest in...
May 19, 2009 - 9:00am
May 15, 2009
Up to 1,000 Wisconsinites lose their jobs if Chrysler cuts ties with 18 state dealerships
Up to 1,000 Wisconsinites would lose their jobs if Chrysler gets its way. The automaker announced plans Thursday to stop selling new vehicles at 18 state dealerships, as the firm re-organizes itself under Chapter-11 bankruptcy. Nationally, Chrysler plans to close almost a quarter...
May 15, 2009 - 10:54am
May 8, 2009
Lawmaker 'appalled' at Chrysler's jobs leaving U.S.
Four of Wisconsin's federal lawmakers want Chrysler to use a federal loan program to re-tool its Kenosha plant and keep it running. Sens. Herb Kohl and Russ Feingold, and House members Paul Ryan and Gwen Moore suggested the move in a letter to White House auto task force chair Steven...
May 8, 2009 - 9:40am
May 7, 2009
Chrysler admits communication on Kenosha plant was lacking
Chrysler admits it could have communicated better. But now, the firm promises to work with Kenosha and other communities involved in the auto-maker's restructuring. The union chief at the Kenosha engine factory said nobody ever told him the plant would close in 2010. The 800...
May 7, 2009 - 9:00am
May 5, 2009
Chrysler workers rally in Kenosha to keep plant open
More than 300 auto workers rallied in Kenosha Monday night, booing Chrysler's decision to close their engine plant and urging President Obama and Chrysler to reverse the move. Gov. Jim Doyle, Kenosha's mayor, and the county executive wrote Obama Monday, and asked that Chrysler's...
May 5, 2009 - 9:25am
April 30, 2009
Negotiations stall as Kenosha Chrysler nears midnight deadline
Chrysler employees in Kenosha did their part to try and avoid bankruptcy. Local president Glenn Stark of the United Auto Workers said 89 percent of those who voted Wednesday favored a restructuring of their contract from 2007. But the company might not able to avoid bankruptcy...
April 30, 2009 - 9:00am
February 26, 2009
Chrysler to make layoffs at Kenosha plant
Up to 150 workers will be laid off next month at the Chrysler engine plant in Kenosha. Production has been relatively stable on two lines in Kenosha. But spokesman Max Gates says the output on both lines will be reduced indefinitely starting on March 23, as the result of declining...
February 26, 2009 - 9:05am
July 18, 2008
Hudson Chrysler is under new management
Tim Jubie isn't a Pollyanna about the job ahead of him as the new general manager of Hudson Chrysler. "It certainly is the most challenging business environment I've ever been in," the 48-year-old acknowledged. But Jubie believes he has a strategy to improve sales at the Hudson...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am