Although sales of Chrysler's flagship Hemi engine remain strong, it seems like the 318-replacement 4.7L V-8 isn't moving quite as well. Chrysler's laying off 100 workers at the Detroit engine plant which builds the mill, and at some level, we understand. In times like these, those who want economy are going to want the six, those who desire oomph will go for the vaguely-hemispherical honker of a powerplant, and the one in the middle just isn't right.
Chrysler to cut 100 jobs at Detroit engine plant [Detroit News]
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