4,100 jobs are being added at our Jeep maker’s assembly plant in Detroit!
During a news conference, Mayor Mike Duggan said “Think about this: More than 4,000 Detroit families with a middle-class job,” . “They start out at $17 an hour and ultimately work up to $28 an hour. This process is ongoing. The hiring is not done, and the list is not done.”
FCA plans to invest $1.6 billion in expanding its Mack Avenue facilities with a new plant and $900 million to modernize its Jefferson North Assembly Plant. The plant expansion is expected to add 4,950 jobs.
The factory will produce the next-generation Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango.
Built on nearly 80 years of legendary heritage, Jeep is the authentic SUV with capability, craftsmanship and versatility for people who seek extraordinary journeys. The Jeep brand delivers an open invitation to live life to the fullest by offering a full line of vehicles that continue to provide owners with a sense of security to handle any journey with confidence.
The Jeep vehicle lineup consists of the Cherokee, Compass, Gladiator, Grand Cherokee, Renegade and Wrangler. To meet consumer demand around the world, all Jeep models sold outside North America are available in both left- and right-hand drive configurations and with gasoline and diesel powertrain options. Jeep is part of the portfolio of brands offered by global automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
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