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  • Canadian interiors plant earns WCM bronze

    May 17, 2017
    CpK Interior Products Inc. in Port Hope, Ontario, earned bronze status in a recent World Class Manufacturing (WCM) audit. The plant scored 50 points during its two-day audit May 11–12. CpK Interior Products is a subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV that produces interior components for the Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger.
  • ‘Never Leave a Child Alone in a Car’ campaign

    May 17, 2017
    The message automakers, community leaders and moms around the nation are taking to the public in a national campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of heatstroke in automobiles is: “Regardless of the temperature outside, it is never safe to leave a child alone in a car.” Tragically, data shows an average of 37 young lives are lost each year from being unattended in cars. More than half of these victims are under a year old while 75 percent were under 2 years of age.
  • ‘Graveyard Carz’ show spotlights Hemi

    May 17, 2017
    A new episode of the “Graveyard Carz” television show will “unearth” star Mark Worman’s restoration work in dropping a modern, 6.4-liter HEMI® engine into a rebuilt 1971 Plymouth ‘Cuda, with a major assist from a Mopar 392 Crate HEMI Engine Kit. The episode, titled “Mopar or No Car,” will air on the Velocity network at 10 p.m. Eastern time, Tuesday, May 23. The restoration project will carry over to the next episode that airs on June 6.
  • Kokomo volunteers deliver smiles

    May 17, 2017
    More than 70 employees from the four Kokomo, Ind., manufacturing plants volunteered at local community centers to bring smiles to children, mothers and senior adults during three Easter week celebrations held in April. The volunteers passed out candy and gift bags, led games and sang old gospel songs. Two employees dressed in bunny costumes and posed for pictures.
  • United Way recognizes Dundee Engine ‘heroes’

    May 16, 2017
    Two Dundee (Mich.) Engine Plant employees recently were honored for their contributions to their community and the United Way. Employees Jerry Smith and Ken Zawistowski, a United Way Co-lead, received the United Way of Monroe County’s “Everyday Heroes” award on March 8 for demonstrating heroism within the community, including their support of veterans, animal rescue and senior events.

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