Chrysler creates 1,250 jobs to build new Jeep; Dodge Viper
Detroit-automaker adds jobs to manufacture a diesel version of its Jeep Cherokee and a new special edition Dodge Viper muscle car
DETROIT—Chrysler will add 1,250 jobs at two Detroit factories next year.
The Detroit-based automaker will add 1,100 people to its Jefferson North factory—where it assembles the Jeep Grand Cherokee—to build a diesel model for North America next year.
The plant will get a third shift of workers.
The company will also create 150 jobs by reopening the Conner Avenue factory to manufacture a Street Racing Team version of the Dodge Viper muscle car.