FCA Relocating Ram Heavy Duty Truck Production to US

FCA Warren Truck Plant Ram 1500 Assembly Line

60,000 of FCA will also be receiving a one-time $2,000 bonus.

Fiat/Chrysler says the tax plan will also mean the return of manufacturing jobs to the USA from Mexico.

During a shift change at the FCA Warren Truck Assembly Plant on Mound Road in Warren, workers leave the plant in October 2015. FCA said it will move production of heavy-duty Ram trucks to Warren, MI, from Saltillo, Mexico, in 2020.

The company also said it'll give a $2,000 bonus to 60,000 of its USA employees.

The measure is expected to boost corporate profits of banks and other companies over the medium and long term by lowering the corporate tax rate to 21 percent from 35 percent.

The decision means the trucks will no longer be built at the Saltillo Truck Assembly Plant in Mexico.

Following a growing number of owner complaints past year, the Center for Auto Safety, an American consumer advocacy group, filed a petition in November calling on the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to conduct an investigation and order a recall.

In addition, Chrysler officially announced its plan to relocate a major production plant from Mexico to MI "in response to the passage of US tax reform late past year".

Media are invited to view two live webcasts as FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne addresses reporters from around the world at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

$350 million in the Belvidere Assembly Plant in IL to produce the Jeep Cherokee, which moved from Toledo, OH, in 2017.

As a result, the firm's Mexico plant, where the production of such vehicles now occurs, will be repurposed, instead being used to develop and produce future Fiat Chrysler commercial vehicles for global sale. It also produces metallurgical products and production systems for the automobile industry, and owns publishing and insurance companies.

"I'm just elated at this news", Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel said. While automakers are paid more in the USA, the added labor cost pales in comparison to the threat of a tariff, Dziczek said. In talks about revising the North American Free Trade Agreement, Trump's administration has proposed a requirement that 50% of all auto parts or vehicles assembled in Mexico start in the US, and fears have been renewed that the trade deal is imperiled. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. SHAP used to be the built site for the Chrysler 200 and Dodge Avenger, but now that they are gone, the plant has been retooled to build the popular Ram 1500.



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