The new CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is tired of being No. 3 in U.S. pickup truck sales, so is considering the possibility of adding manufacturing capabilities in Mexico to help that dream come true.
With a strategy of loading up its revamped Ram 1500 full-size trucks with new features — ranging from 12-inch touch screens on the dashboard to large battery packs and electric motors to help adjust speed and gears and conserve fuel — the automaker is banking on a sustained surge in demand.
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FCA will contribute more than $1 billion to modernize a Michigan truck plant to create the cutting edge Ram Heavy Duty pickup, which will be moved from Saltillo, Mexico, beginning in 2020. The venture at the Warren, Mich.., get together plant pursues designs point by point in January 2017 to grow the industrial facility to manufacture all-new Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer SUVs.
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FCA could reverse its previous decision to build the next-generation Ram HD in Michigan by Michael Gauthier by Michael Gauthier The 2019 Ram 1500 has been highly praised and consumers can’t get enough of the redesigned pickup. A few days ago, when FCA reported October sales figures for the United States, the company revealed Ram 1500 sales climbed 20 percent to 28,459 units.
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Sick of Ram Trucks’ third-place status in the American market, new Fiat-Chrysler CEO Mike Manley wants to make some moves-literal ones. In his first interview on the job, Manley told Reuters that he’s rethinking the company’s stated plans to end pickup production in Mexico and consolidate in Michigan in light of the new USMCA trade agreement and buyers’ ever-growing appetite for trucks.
(Fiat Chrysler corrects pricing data in paragraph 16 to provide a more accurate comparison between FCA and Ford pickup trucks) * FCA considers boosting Ram truck production in Mexico and Michigan * New Ram 1500’s average sale price hits $46,856, higher than Ford F-150 AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct 29 (Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s new CEO is tired of being No.