FCA hints at investment in Ontario factory to produce plug-ins


Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to invest between C $ 1.35 billion and C $ 1.5 billion ($ 1 to $ 1.14 billion) in its assembly plant in Windsor, Ontario, according to the latest media reports , in Canada.A tentative agreement with Canadian auto workers includes the production of new all-electric “and / or” plug-in hybrid cars on site, from 2024, as well as new / current conventional models.

The plant is expected to continue producing the Chrysler Pacifica and Voyager minivans and the Grand Caravan.

As a result, some 2,000 new jobs could be added to the plant, previously affected by the layoffs.

“Work at the plant would begin in 2023 with a 38-week ramp-up, according to Dias, with the first production vehicles rolling off the line in 2024. He said it was” too early “to know on which FCA vehicles will assemble. the new platform, although he said it will be able to build “multiple vehicles,” including cars, crossovers and pickups, depending on consumer demand. “

In addition, at the Brampton, Ontario plant, the company will showcase three Dodge Charger and Challenger derivatives and extend the life of the aging Chrysler 300.


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