Chrysler to idle St. Louis Dodge Ram plant in July

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 | 5:34 p.m. CDT; updated 6:20 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, June 24, 2009

DETROIT — Chrysler Group LLC said Wednesday it will end production of the Dodge Ram at its St. Louis North Assembly plant next month, as shrinking sales made it impractical to continue producing the truck at two locations.