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North American Manufacturing Operations

Information on our 35 manufacturing facilities: 22 in the United States (including one idled facility), six in Canada and seven in Mexico.

Stellantis Chairman and CEO Visit Detroit Manufacturing Sites

February 10, 2021 Stellantis Chairman John Elkann and CEO Carlos Tavares toured the Detroit Assembly Complex – Mack and Jefferson plants to meet with employees and get a firsthand look at those operations on Feb. 9, 2021. This marks their first North American visit since the Stellantis merger was completed last month and is an important step in moving the new organization forward.

2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Production Starts

February 4, 2021 Today marks the start of production for the new 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat at the 3 million-square-foot Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit.

Ram Announces Start of Production for New 2021 Ram 1500 TRX

December 17, 2020 Ram announced today that production of the all-new 2021 Ram 1500 TRX has begun at the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Sterling Heights, Michigan. The first vehicle – VIN No. 001 – is a Ram 1500 TRX Launch Edition adorned in exclusive Anvil exterior paint that will be auctioned for charity.

2021 Jeep® Wrangler 4xe Joins Toledo Assembly Family

December 11, 2020 FCA’s Toledo Assembly Complex this week launched production of the innovative 2021 Jeep® Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid. Assembly of the Wrangler 4xe, including its 17 kilowatt-hour battery pack and 375-horsepower, 470 lb.-ft. of torque electrified powertrain with two electric motors, is integrated into the existing Wrangler assembly line and built on two shifts by more than 3,200 UAW-represented employees at the Toledo North plant in Ohio.

Windsor Assembly Plant Kicks Off Production of 2021 Chrysler Pacifica

November 13, 2020 The new 2021 Chrysler Pacifica is now rolling off the line at Windsor Assembly Plant in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

New Unifor-FCA Collective Bargaining Agreement Strengthens Commitment to Canadian Operations With Investment and Jobs

October 19, 2020 FCA Canada confirmed today that its Unifor-represented workforce has ratified a new three-year agreement that builds on the company’s commitment to grow its Canadian manufacturing operations by providing total investments of up to $1.58 billion and creating 2,000 new jobs.

FCA North America Plant Restart Schedule

Full-time FCA employees at work - week of June 1, 2020: U.S. 85% (28,310 of 33,350); Canada 99% (7,785 of 7,890); Mexico 88% (12,050 of 13,700); TOTAL of 88% (48,145 of 54,940).

FCA Facts and Figures: Return to Work

FCA manufacturing restart data for North America, including employee numbers, plant restart dates by location, and testing and safety protocols.

FCA Statement on Restart of U.S. Manufacturing Facilities

May 18, 2020 After welcoming back nearly 12,000 employees to our U.S. manufacturing facilities today, we successfully resumed production of our award-winning vehicles under a comprehensive, multi-layered program of health and safety measures designed with the single purpose of safeguarding employees.

FCA Employee Health and Safety a Priority as Company Prepares to Restart North American Production Operations

May 11, 2020 As FCA prepares to resume its North American manufacturing operations, the Company has developed and is implementing a comprehensive program of enhanced safety measures to protect employees, their families and the surrounding communities from the spread and transmission of COVID-19 when the plants reopen.

FCA US LLC Manufacturing Investments Timeline

Since June 2009, FCA has committed investments of more than $14 billion and added nearly 30,000 new jobs (including more than 22,500 hourly) in the U.S.

Unifor, FCA Canada, Ford Canada, GM Canada Working Together to Protect Auto Employee Health and Safety During COVID-19/Coronavirus Emergency

March 17, 2020 Leaders at Unifor, FCA Canada, Ford of Canada, and General Motors of Canada today announced a joint task force to implement enhanced protections for manufacturing and warehouse employees at all three companies during the current COVID-19 / Coronavirus crisis.

UAW, GM, Ford and FCA to Enhance COVID-19 / Coronavirus Protections for Manufacturing and Warehouse Workers

March 15, 2020 All three companies and the UAW are working to coordinate action to prevent the spread of the COVID-19/coronavirus, including enhanced visitor screening, increased cleaning and sanitizing of common areas and touch points, and implementing safety protocols for people with potential exposure, as well as those who exhibit flu-like symptoms. The joint task force’s areas of focus will include vehicle production plans, additional social distancing, break and cleaning schedules, health and safety education, health screening, food service and any other areas that have the potential to improve protections for employees.

FCA to Invest $400 Million to Convert Idled Indiana Transmission Plant to Build Engines; Nearly 200 New Jobs to be Added to Support Production

March 5, 2020 FCA announced today that it will invest $400 million to repurpose an idled transmission plant in Kokomo, Ind., to build the GMET4 engine – the Company’s 2.0-liter Global Medium Engine inline four-cylinder turbo that is currently offered on the Jeep® Wrangler and Jeep Cherokee.

FCA Belvidere Assembly Plant Awarded Silver Status for Continuous Efforts to Improve in World Class Manufacturing

February 6, 2020 Belvidere Assembly Plant, home of the Jeep® Cherokee, is the latest plant to be designated silver in the Company’s World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program. Recognized for its efforts in expanding the implementation of WCM principles, the Illinois facility is the Company’s 10th North American manufacturing location overall to achieve the silver milestone and the first plant this year.

Christmas Tree Atop New FCA Plant Marks More Than Just the Holidays

December 13, 2019 FCA today raised a Christmas tree to “top off” the new paint shop being built as part of a $1.6 billion investment to construct a new assembly plant on Detroit’s eastside. While most recognize the evergreen tree as a classic symbol of the holiday season, for the ironworkers who spent the past four months assembling 6,500 tons of structural steel, it means something very different.

New UAW-FCA Collective Bargaining Agreement Expands Commitment to U.S. Manufacturing Operations With Investment and Jobs

December 11, 2019 FCA confirmed today that its UAW-represented workforce has ratified a new four-year collective bargaining agreement that builds on the Company’s commitment to grow its U.S. manufacturing operations by providing for total investments of $9 billion and the creation of 7,900 new or secured jobs.

FCA Sterling Heights Assembly Joins the Ranks of Bronze Plants in World Class Manufacturing

October 18, 2019 The FCA Sterling Heights Assembly Plant has been awarded bronze status for its efforts in implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM), the Company’s manufacturing methodology. It becomes the 24th North American facility to reach the milestone award.

Paint Shop Equipment Begins Arriving at New FCA Assembly Plant

October 2, 2019 As steel continues to be raised for FCA’s new assembly plant under construction on the east side of Detroit, the first piece of process equipment for the paint shop began arriving on site on Oct. 1, 2019.

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