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Jeep Renegade and Compass 4xe PHEVs production delayed

Deliveries of both of those the Jeep Renegade 4xe and the much larger Compass 4xe plug-in hybrids have been delayed thanks to the coronavirus. United kingdom prospects were initially set to acquire delivery from June, but thanks to the enforced closure of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Italian factories, the new launch day is set to be closer to September.

In accordance to reports in Automotive News Europe, FCA union workers have verified a phased re-opening of the group’s Melfi plant – the place the Renegade, the Compass are built together with the Fiat 500X – with approximately five hundred of the whole seven,four hundred workforce returning from 27 April. By the middle of the 7 days, this amount will increase to all around 1,000.

The go will allow Jeep to create the closing prototypes of the plug-in SUVs, ahead of whole manufacturing can commence, which is anticipated all around July.

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