Source: Fiat Chrysler to put assembly plant in Detroit area
Fiat Chrysler will open another assembly plant in the Detroit area, according to a person familiar with the automaker’s plan.
The source said the plant will produce SUVs but did not specify when it will open or how many jobs it will create. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the plan has not been made public.
Fiat Chrysler declined to comment Thursday.
The Detroit News reported Thursday that the company plans to reopen a former engine plant on the city’s east side to make Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs with three rows of seats starting with the 2021 model year.