High-end brand will also become it’s own operating unit, giving it more freedom to chase global growth, GM says.
The new car is part of a $384 million investment the automaker announced last spring.
Automaker expects strong sales of new small trucks.
Private equity firm acquired the manufacturer of commercial-duty transmission systems from General Motors in 2007.
Chrysler Canada sales were up 22% in August over 2013, a new record for the automaker.
Pent-up demand is ebbing, with sales predicted to grow at the slowest pace since the financial crisis.
Plant will save the automaker $14 million a year in logistics costs.
Parts suppliers also affected.
Audi and Chrysler will also face unspecified penalties for violating China’s anti-monopoly law.
GM acknowledged knowing since at least 2001switches in its small cars had problems.
Daytime running light module can catch fire in the Korean-made mid-size cars.
Automaker makes money in Europe for the first time in three years.
German automaker reports a 5.9% sales increase so far this year, while GM’s global sales rose only 1.4%.
Explosion involved a chlorine dioxide tank.
Latest round of recalls includes 700,000 vehicles in Canada.