Plant.ca

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Technology
January 25, 2021  

Plant’s 2021 Truck and Van Preview

Ford has completely re-designed their F-150 for 2021, and

News Automotive General
October 20, 2020  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 15, 2020  

[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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
May 14, 2020  

FCA prepares to restart North American operations

Thorough daily cleaning schedules to be instituted to maintain enhanced levels of cleanliness and disinfection

News Automotive General
March 27, 2020  

FCA extends its COVID-19 production shutdown

Canadian plants are to resume production April 14, closures depending on government stay-in-place orders.

News Automotive General
March 18, 2020  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 20, 2019  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 19, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing General
October 31, 2019  

Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot to create fourth biggest carmaker [UPDATED]

New company would be worth US$50 billion, with revenue of US$189 billion.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 28, 2019  

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.

News General
September 3, 2019  

UAW workers vote to authorize strikes against Detroit 3

But it doesn’t mean there will be a work stoppage. Contracts expire Sept. 14.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
July 17, 2019  

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.

News Automotive General
June 11, 2019  

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.

News Automotive General
June 4, 2019  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
May 22, 2019  

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.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
March 29, 2019  

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.

News General
February 28, 2019  

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.

News Automotive General
February 28, 2019  

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.

News Automotive General
February 7, 2019  

Fiat Chrysler profits soar on North American results

North America profits grew by 19 per cent.

News Automotive General
January 31, 2019  

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.

News Automotive General
July 25, 2018  

Sergio Marchionne, who saved Fiat and Chrysler, has died

Unexpected complications from surgery in Zurich.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
July 24, 2018  

Ailing auto CEO Marchionne had multiple roles, no script

Legacy is a corporate culture where “mediocrity is never, ever worth the trip.”

News Automotive Manufacturing General
May 11, 2018  

Parts shortage that hit Ford spreads to more companies

FCA isn’t expecting any large production disruptions at any factories other than Windsor.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 15, 2018  

Fiat Chrysler’s Marchionne says new CEO will be named this year

Candidates include Canadian Reid Bigland, former FCA Canada president and CEO.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
January 12, 2018  

FCA to invest $1B in Michigan plant, pay out bonuses

Warren Truck Assembly Plant will make the Ram Heavy Duty Truck starting in 2020.