Plant’s 2021 Truck and Van Preview
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FCA workers approve Unifor deal to retool Windsor plant for EVs
Deal adds about 2,000 new jobs by 2024, helping the company bounce back from staffing cuts over recent months.
[UPDATED] Unifor reaches tentative deal with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Union went into negotiations with concerns about restoring the third shift at FCA’s Windsor and Brampton facilities.
FCA prepares to restart North American operations
Thorough daily cleaning schedules to be instituted to maintain enhanced levels of cleanliness and disinfection
FCA extends its COVID-19 production shutdown
Canadian plants are to resume production April 14, closures depending on government stay-in-place orders.
Detroit 3, UAW agree on virus measures to keep plants running
Partial closure of plants, deep cleaning and longer periods between shift enacted to protect employees.
GM accuses Fiat Chrysler of bribing UAW to get lower costs
Lawsuit alleges FCA corrupted the bargaining process with the UAW in the 2009, 2011 and 2015 contracts.
UAW now turns focus to Fiat Chrysler, strike possible
Union expects FCA to follow the template set by GM and Ford, carmaker says conditions are different.
Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot to create fourth biggest carmaker [UPDATED]
New company would be worth US$50 billion, with revenue of US$189 billion.
GM deal costs make talks with Ford, Fiat Chrysler difficult
Pay raises and a huge signing bonus, union’s top-notch health care changed little.
UAW workers vote to authorize strikes against Detroit 3
But it doesn’t mean there will be a work stoppage. Contracts expire Sept. 14.
Ontario writes off $445M in old Chrysler debt from bailout
Ottawa wrote off $2.6 billion last year that it wouldn’t collect from the automaker.
Come for the Fun, Stay for the Fleet
FCA Canada Fleet Operations recently held its 2019 Spring Launch Event at Pearson Convention Centre in Toronto, showcasing the Jeep Gladiator and Ram HD.
Renault to respond to Fiat Chrysler marriage proposal
A “yes” by Renault would open the way for a non-binding memorandum of understanding to start exclusive merger negotiations.
Land deals, incentives okayed for new auto plant in Detroit
Michigan’s economic development board approved a US$223 million incentive package, the automaker will create 6,400 jobs.
Bains in Windsor after Chrysler announces 1,500 job cuts at plant
Automaker cutting the third shift, which produces the Chrysler Pacifica, its hybrid version, and Dodge Grand Caravan.
FCA invests big in Michigan as analysts question future of Brampton plant
Investment in Canada’s vehicle assembly sector averaged just $1.2 billion a year between 2010 and 2017, down from $2.3 billion a year in the previous decade.
Fiat Chrysler: US$4.5B plan would add 6,500 Detroit area jobs
The investment would roughly double FCA’s hourly workforce in the city.
Fiat Chrysler profits soar on North American results
North America profits grew by 19 per cent.
Bitter cold and natural gas shortages shutter auto plants
Automakers were hoping that the plants can return to normal operations as temperatures moderate on Saturday and into next week.
Sergio Marchionne, who saved Fiat and Chrysler, has died
Unexpected complications from surgery in Zurich.
Ailing auto CEO Marchionne had multiple roles, no script
Legacy is a corporate culture where “mediocrity is never, ever worth the trip.”
Parts shortage that hit Ford spreads to more companies
FCA isn’t expecting any large production disruptions at any factories other than Windsor.
Fiat Chrysler’s Marchionne says new CEO will be named this year
Candidates include Canadian Reid Bigland, former FCA Canada president and CEO.
FCA to invest $1B in Michigan plant, pay out bonuses
Warren Truck Assembly Plant will make the Ram Heavy Duty Truck starting in 2020.