FCA cancels summer shutdowns at several N.A. plants

Rodolfo Schellin

DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles reported numerous of its North The us plants will not have summer season shutdowns this 12 months “in purchase to fulfill powerful consumer demand.”

The plants that will continue being open up by means of the summer season build vehicles such as the Ram 1500, Jeep Wrangler and Gladiator, and Dodge’s muscle mass cars.

Those people plants are Jefferson North Assembly in Detroit Toledo Assembly Complex in Ohio Sterling Heights Assembly in suburban Detroit Brampton Assembly in Ontario Saltillo Truck Assembly in Mexico and Saltillo Van Assembly.

FCA reported the pursuing plants will still notice a shutdown this summer season of both 1 or two months:

  • Warren Truck Assembly in suburban Detroit, which will near the months of June 29 and July six. FCA reported Warren Truck’s shutdown “will increase by means of the conclude of September as retooling carries on for the launch of the Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer.”
  • Belvidere Assembly Plant in Illinois, which builds the Jeep Cherokee, will be down the week of Aug. 17.
  • Windsor Assembly Plant in Canada that produces FCA’s minivans will be down the months of July twenty and July 27.
  • Toluca Assembly Plant in Mexico will be down for four months for model changeover beginning July six.

The automaker reported “powertrain, stamping and component plants will align do the job designs to support assembly production schedules.”

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