All FCA articles – Page 6

  • FCA Windsor
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    FCA Windsor makes first new Pacifica

    2016-05-06T15:51:39Z

    US – Production of the sixth-generation Chrysler vehicle began after the completion of major construction projects at the end of 2014 and the beginning of 2015, plus subsequent upgrade work. Since September 2014, the number of personnel has also increased by 1,200 to 6,000 on three shifts. According to Fiat ...

  • Jeep Cherokee, FCA Toledo
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    FCA Toledo gains Silver WCM status

    2016-05-05T09:39:08Z

    US – The assembly site in Ohio is the first plant in the country to achieve the World Class Manufacturing accolade, and the third facility in North America. Toledo received Bronze in July 2012. Silver status was awarded after a two-day audit, during which Toledo earned a minimum of ...

  • FCA Trenton South
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    FCA to invest $74.7m at Trenton

    2016-04-26T14:39:16Z

    US – The vehicle-maker will retool North Plant at Trenton Engine Complex, Michigan, to produce next-generation, four-cylinder engines from the third quarter of 2017. Assembly will take place on the flexible production line which was installed in 2012. “This investment in our flexible production line at Trenton North will allow ...

  • Nexteer
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    Nexteer announces European expansion

    2016-04-13T16:36:27Z

    Poland – The motion control specialist will spend over $16m on building a third plant and on opening a technical centre in Tychy later this year. The company will add 100 engineers to its workforce and has already started the recruitment process. The new factory will boost Nexteer’s capacity to ...

  • FCA Windsor
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    FCA Windsor makes 2017 Chrysler Pacifica

    2016-02-29T16:26:51Z

    Canada – The first vehicle rolled off the line at the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) assembly plant in Ontario, ahead of deliveries to dealerships this spring. The 2017 model is based on a new platform, and the manufacturer claims that it “revolutionises” the segment with “nearly 40 minivan ‘firsts’”. ...

  • FCA Warren Stamping
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    FCA Warren’s new press comes online

    2016-01-22T15:03:14Z

    US – The vehicle-maker invested $63m to update the capabilities of its 65-year-old Michigan plant with the latest stamping technology, which will increase capacity by up to 12,000 hits per day or around 3.6m parts per year. Until now, the most modern press line at Warren Stamping Plant was ...

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    Kreibich becomes FCA safety advocate

    2016-01-15T11:40:56Z

    US – The position has been newly created at Vehicle Safety and Regulatory Compliance (VSRC), an organisation which was streamlined in 2014 to improve critical decision-making. Kristen Kreibich will be responsible for enhancing the safety culture at FCA USA. Her key tasks will involve: promoting greater awareness of vehicle ...