Why We Should Leave The Washington Monument Broken

Welcome to Must Read, where we single out the best stories from around the automotive universe and beyond. Today we've got reports from The Washington Post, The New York Times, and TTAC. » 7/16/13 6:00pm 7/16/13 6:00pm

Chrysler Worker Fatally Stabbed Co-Worker Then Reportedly Committed…

This morning's grisly report of a stabbing at Chrysler's Jefferson North plant has been confirmed by the company, with a source telling local news radio a fight broke out at an assembly line that resulted in a line worker fatally slitting the throat of material hander. The attacker then fled to Belle Isle where he or… » 9/20/12 10:38am 9/20/12 10:38am

Chrysler workers still importing drugs to Detroit plant

A Michigan State Police unit arrested two employees at Chrysler's Jefferson North plant in Detroit on charges of using drugs during their lunch break; Chrysler fired 13 workers at the same plant last year after they were videotaped drinking. » 2/07/11 12:30pm 2/07/11 12:30pm

Car-Based Jeep Grand Cherokee To Be Built At Expanded Jefferson North…

Chrysler Vice-Chairman Tom LaSorda said during a management briefing session that the company was retooling its Jefferson North Assembly plant in Detroit to produce a new line of car-based SUVs beginning in 2010. The plant will be getting a flexible manufacturing arrangement allowing multiple vehicle lines to be… » 8/13/08 2:30pm 8/13/08 2:30pm