Fiat Chrysler bringing 6,400 jobs, $4.5 billion investment to Detroit area

Jun 01, 2019 726

Fiat Chrysler says construction is set to begin immediately on a new $1.6 billion assembly plant on Detroit's east side. A representative of the automaker told state officials Tuesday that vehicles are expected to start rolling off the line at the plant by late 2020.

The Detroit City Council on Tuesday approved land deals and community benefits agreements tied to the project. Michigan's Strategic Fund was expected to vote Tuesday afternoon on the state's portion of incentives for the project. Fiat Chrysler is pledging to add 6,400 jobs in the Detroit area, including just under 5,000 in the city of Detroit.

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SOURCE: https://www.abc12.com/

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