Chrysler Resumes Production
Production line at Sterling Heights, Michigan (USA)
18th June, 2009
One week after finalising its global strategic alliance with Fiat Group,
Chrysler Group LLC has announced that it will resume volume production of vehicles with the start-up of seven of its
North American assembly plants the week from 29th June, 2009.
As part of a phased production ramp-up, the following assembly plants are scheduled to resume production at the end
of the month:
- Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (Sterling Heights, Michigan) – Chrysler Sebring and Dodge Avenger
- Warren Truck Assembly Plant (Warren, Michigan) – Dodge Ram and Dodge Dakota
- St. Louis North Assembly Plant (Fenton, Missouri) – Dodge Ram
- Toledo Supplier Park (Toledo, Ohio) – Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
- Brampton Assembly Plant (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) – Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger
- Windsor Assembly Plant (Windsor, Ontario, Canada ) – Chrysler Grand Voyager and Dodge Grand Caravan
- Toluca Assembly Plant (Toluca, Mexico) – Dodge Journey and Chrysler PT Cruiser
Chrysler Group’s Powertrain and Stamping facilities that supply these assembly plants will also be operating.
Chrysler’s Conner Avenue Assembly Plant, which builds the Dodge Viper, resumed production on 15th June.
All Chrysler Group plants will be closed during a previously announced two-week Summer Break the weeks of 13th and
20th July, 2009.
Re-start of production at other Chrysler Group assembly plants, as it relates to Dodge Nitro and numerous volume Jeep
models, will be announced at a later date. A new Jeep Patriot will be on Chrysler's list once production resumes. It is
due in Australia during October 2009. Next Car will have details on this new model in coming months.