FCA’s Warren Truck Assembly plant in Michigan will be the production hub for the new-gen Jeep Wagoneer and Jeep Grand Wagoneer.
The facilities' retooling will be completed by 2020, the new Jeep Wagoneer and Jeep Grand Wagoneer are likely to come in 2021.
The iconic American SUV manufacturer, Jeep has confirmed that it will launch the new-generation of the yesteryear blockbusters – Jeep Wagoneer and Jeep Grand Wagoneer. Both the SUVs are likely to be based on the Wrangler, which is already on sale in India. Alongside these two, the American carmaker will introduce a pickup truck in global markets.
FCA’s Warren Truck Assembly plant in Michigan will be the production hub for the new-gen Jeep Wagoneer and Jeep Grand Wagoneer. On the other hand, the all-new Jeep pickup truck is likely to be manufactured at the brand’s Toledo Assembly Complex in Ohio facility. The company will invest $1 billion for upgrading its Michigan and Ohio factories. Picture Gallery – New Jeep Compass
Since the entire retooling procedure is slated to be finished by 2020, the new Jeep Wagoneer and Jeep Grand Wagoneer are likely to come in 2021. The new-gen Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer will be Jeep’s flagship SUVs that will be positioned against the Range Rover. Read – Jeep 526 Compact SUV Might Launch In 2018-19
Sergio Marchionne, Chief Executive Officer of FCA N.V, said, “The conversion of our industrial footprint completes this stage of our transformation as we respond to the shift in consumer tastes to trucks and SUVs, and as we continue to reinforce the U.S. as a global manufacturing hub for those vehicles at the heart of the SUV and truck market.”
“These moves, which have been under discussion with Dennis Williams and the rest of the UAW leadership for some time, expand our capacity in these key segments, enabling us to meet growing demand here in the U.S., but more importantly to increase exports of our mid-size and larger vehicles to international markets”, he added further.
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