• Source: Fiat Chrysler to put assembly plant in Detroit area

    5 days ago - By Chron

    Fiat Chrysler will open another assembly plant in the Detroit area, according to a person familiar with the automaker's plan.
    The source said the plant will produce SUVs but did not specify when it will open or how many jobs it will create. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the plan has not been made public.
    Fiat Chrysler declined to comment Thursday.
    The Detroit News reported Thursday that the company plans to reopen a former engine plant on the city's east side to make Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs with three rows of seats starting with the 2021 model year. The plant will...
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  • Reports: Fiat Chrysler to open new assembly plant to build SUVs in Detroit

    5 days ago - By Stl Today

    DETROIT - Fiat Chrysler plans to open a new assembly plant in Detroit to build SUVs, according to published reports. Rumors have abounded for weeks about FCA's plans in the city, but company officials have declined comment. The Detroit News,...
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  • Fiat Chrysler Plans to Open Detroit's First New Auto Assembly Line in 27 Years, Report Says

    5 days ago - By Fortune

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is planning to convert an engine plant that has been idle since 2012 into an auto-assembly plant, in what would be the first auto-assembly line to open in Detroit in 27 years, the Detroit News reported.
    The automaker will use the plant to help manufacture a new three-row Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV for model year 2021. It could employ as many as 400 workers, said the report, which cited multiple unnamed sources. Fiat Chrysler and other automakers have been shifting production away from sedans toward SUVs as consumers favor larger vehicles.
    The facility, known as the...
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  • Fiat Chrysler to add second Jeep assembly plant in Detroit: sources

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to build Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs in a now-mothballed Detroit plant in 2020, four people familiar with the plans told Reuters.
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  • Fiat Chrysler to open new assembly plant in Detroit to build Jeep SUVs: source

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV plans to build Jeep sport-utility vehicles in a new plant in Detroit and has chosen a site, although the timing of the opening is uncertain, a source familiar with the plans told Reuters.
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  • Fiat Chrysler will reopen a factory in Detroit to build more SUVs: Report

    Fiat Chrysler will reopen a factory in Detroit to build more SUVs: Report

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will upgrade a factory in the Detroit area to build SUVs, the Detroit News reported.
    The FCA factory has been out of action since 2012.
    The US auto market has shifted toward SUVs over passenger cars in the past few years, and FCA has been ahead of the curve on retiring its sedans.
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will re-open a factory that it took offline in 2012, the Detroit News reported Thursday.
    The plant, which formerly made engines, will come out of mothballs to service the voracious US market for SUVs.
    "The Auburn Hills-based automaker plans to revive Mack Avenue...
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