Chrysler seeks more room to grow in Auburn Hills

Chrysler Group LLC confirmed that new hires have made it necessary for the automaker to seek additional office space in Auburn Hills.

The automaker is adding another 1,000 full-time and contract employees, mainly engineers and other tech positions, to its current work force. With 10,000 employees in Auburn Hills, Chrysler Headquarters is now one of the largest single-company employment centers in the Midwest.

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Since emerging from bankruptcy, the automaker added 1,000 employees and
contractors in 2010 before committing to another expansion of employment
this year. The company has now logged more than a year of sales
increases and is continuing to rebuilding its product line with more
appealing and fuel-efficient vehicles.

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