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Chrysler reveals more details on plans to cut 789 dealers by June 9

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Cutting back production and right-sizing brands and lineups is just one aspect of the restructuring underway at the hands of the U.S. federal government. Earlier this week hard cuts in both labor and dealership numbers were discussed, foreshadowing the next steps to come, and today a Chrysler memo revealed that up to 789 dealers will be eliminated by June 9. In a conference call on the matter, Chrysler’s vice chairman and president Jim Press and North American sales and marketing chief Steven Landry discussed how the changes would be made, and what would happen to the inventory at the closed dealers.  Click here for the list of dealers on the chopping block. Continue reading