Chrysler Group LLC said on Tuesday it plans to withdraw its request for government funding to help develop two of its assembly plants in Windsor and Brampton, Ontario.
Chrysler, a unit of Fiat Chrysler Automobile , confirmed that it plans to allocate the "development and industrialization" of its next-generation minivan to the Windsor plant and said that its Brampton facility would also receive funding.
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It said that by not asking for government help, it would deal in an "unfettered fashion" with its strategic alternatives regarding product development and allocation.
(Reporting by Susan Taylor; Editing by Toni Reinhold)