"The St. Louis North plant which makes Ram pickups will not be included in the sale of the company to Fiat. It will be leased by what is being called "new Chrysler" until the end of 2010, at which time the plant will close."
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Now I know the Italians aren't dumb enough to stop production of half-ton trucks in America. That'd be like stopping production of funny-coloured motorized salon chairs in Italy.