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Chrysler’s production up 40% in Mexico

Admin | 16.10.2012

Chrysler is harvesting the fruit of their association with Fiat and the acceptance one of their models has achieved. Between January and August 2012, Chrysler/Fiat production in Mexico reached 304,990 units, 40.5% over even term in 2011, according to figures from the Mexican Automotive Industry Association, 40.5 Asociacion Mexicana de la Industria Automotriz (AMIA) The impulse given to achieve such production came from the manufacture of light vehicles, like Dodge Journey, the new Freemont

Chrysler is harvesting the fruit of their association with Fiat and the acceptance one of their models has achieved. Between January and August 2012, Chrysler/Fiat production in Mexico reached 304,990 units, 40.5% over even term in 2011, according to figures from the Mexican Automotive Industry Association, 40.5 Asociacion Mexicana de la Industria Automotriz (AMIA) The impulse given to achieve such production came from the manufacture of light vehicles, like Dodge Journey, the new Freemont and Ram 2500, Manuel Duarte, Corporate Communications Manager in Mexico, acknowledged. “The 40% increase in production is due to our annual program and market demand”, Duarte said. Duarte explained that the investment to produce Fiat Freemont is included in the US$1 billion allocated to Toluca Plant since 2006 to assemble Journey Fiat 500, since Freemont is mounted on the same platform as Journey. Chrysler explained that the money was also invested in the development of a suppliers park inaugurated in 2007.

Source: maquilaportal.com

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