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Fiat Chrysler Plans to Open New Factory in Detroit

Posted December 07, 2018

Under Economic Issues

(Brett Samuels – The Hill)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV plans to convert an abandoned engine production plant in Detroit into a new factory to produce sport utility vehicles, according to multiple reports.

The Detroit News reported Thursday that Fiat Chrysler will revive a factory that has been closed since 2012 in a move that could create between 100 and 400 jobs. The new plant will be the first to open in Detroit in 27 years, the news outlet reported.

Chrysler Fiat, which is based in Auburn Hills, Mich., will reportedly use the space to build the Jeep Grand Cherokee model for 2021. Click here to read more.