Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will invest more than $1 billion to modernize its Warren Truck Assembly Plant in Warren, Mich., to produce the next-generation Ram Heavy Duty truck, which will relocate from its current production location in Mexico in 2020. FCA will also create 2,500 jobs at the factory to support the increased volume.
FCA has invested $10 billion in its U.S. manufacturing operations since June 2009. Most recently, the company announced investments totaling $3.5 billion, with the addition of 3,700 new jobs, to strengthen its U.S. manufacturing base and align U.S. capacity to extend the Jeep and Ram product lines. The investments include:
- $350 million in the Belvidere Assembly Plant (Illinois) to produce the Jeep Cherokee. More than 300 new jobs were added to support production.
- $700 million in the Toledo Assembly Complex (Ohio) to retool the North plant to produce the next-generation Jeep Wrangler. Approximately 700 new jobs will be added to support production.
- $1.5 billion in the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (Michigan) to build the next-generation Ram 1500 truck. More than 700 new jobs will be added to support production.
- $1 billion in the South plant of the Toledo Assembly Complex to prepare the facility to produce an all-new Jeep truck and in the Warren Truck Assembly Plant to modernize the plant to build the all-new Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer. More than 2,000 new jobs will be added at these two plants to support production.