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FCA US plans on investing in Illinois and Ohio plants

Investments in assembly plants total more than $1 billion 1,000 new jobs to be created Plants will be retooled to support growth of Jeep® brand Brings total U.S. investment to more than $6.8 billion with more than 23,500 jobs created since June 2009 AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – FCA US today announced that it will invest more than $1 billion in its assembly plants in Illinois and Ohio to retool them to support the future growth of the Jeep® brand. As a result of these investments, 1,000 new jobs will be created, subject to market conditions. The Belvidere Assembly Plant (Ill.) ... Read more

GM’s Lansing Grand River Assembly to Add Third Shift and More Than 500 Jobs

DETROIT – General Motors is adding a third shift and more than 500 hourly and salaried jobs at Lansing Grand River Assembly to meet forecasted market demand for the award-winning 2016 Chevrolet Camaro. The addition of a third shift will increase the plant’s workforce to approximately 2,300 when hiring is completed. The sixth generation Camaro, which began shipping to customers in November, as well as the award-winning Cadillac CTS and ATS are also produced at Lansing Grand River. Since its introduction, the Camaro has earned praise from customers and media alike. Motor Trend editors named the Camaro the Motor Trend ... Read more