NPR logo

Delaware Town on the Chrysler Chopping Block

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6381770/6381771" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Delaware Town on the Chrysler Chopping Block

Economy

Delaware Town on the Chrysler Chopping Block

Delaware Town on the Chrysler Chopping Block

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6381770/6381771" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

DaimlerChrysler is reportedly considering shutting its Newark, Del., plant due to the auto giant's third-quarter profit woes, led primarily by reduced demand for Chrysler's bigger trucks and SUVs.

Newark Mayor Vance Funk talks with Alex Chadwick about what the move might mean to his town.