Chrysler to invest $179 million in its Dundee engine

Fiat/Chrysler is beginning to invest in the U.S. with this great news for Michigan! I still say if they (Fiat/Chrysler) can survive the next 12 – 18 months great things can happen under Marchionne.

From the Detroit News:

Auburn Hills — Chrysler Group LLC CEO Sergio Marchionne on Thursday morning confirmed plans to invest $179 million in its Dundee engine plant to build a fuel-efficient, four-cylinder Fiat SpA engine for use in the subcompact Fiat 500 and other cars.

The investment will create 155 Chrysler jobs on a single shift and another 573 spinoff jobs. It is too soon to begin hiring, executives said.

The automaker’s Global Engine Manufacturing Alliance LLC plant in Dundee currently employs 66 salaried and 184 hourly workers on two shifts.

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