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Chrysler Temporarily Halts Liberty, Nitro Production

Automaker is shutting down production of the Jeep Liberty and Dodge Nitro for two months at its Toledo assembly plant.

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Chrysler is shutting down production of the Jeep Liberty and Dodge Nitro for two months at its Toledo assembly plant.

United Auto Workers officials say slow sales forced the move.

Workers were told Thursday that Chrysler plans to halt Liberty and Nitro production following an already scheduled shutdown for July 4.

About 2,200 people work at the assembly plant.

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