View Full Version : Chrysler assembly plant gets Fiat paint shop

08-27-2013, 06:04 AM
"August 23, 2013 06:01 CET

DETROIT -- The merging of Chrysler and Fiat manufacturing systems will take a step forward early next year when a 935,000-square-foot (86,865-square-meter) paint shop opens at Chrysler's Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in suburban Detroit."


"Chrysler has not confirmed vehicles for the plant yet. But it is widely expected that the next-generation Chrysler 200 and possibly an Alfa Romeo vehicle will be assembled and painted there."

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08-28-2013, 04:48 PM
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TURIN, Italy, July 30 (UPI) -- The top executive at Italian automaker Fiat, unhappy with labor conditions in Italy, said Alfa Romeo sports car production could be moved elsewhere.

"We have the necessary alternatives to achieve Alfa anywhere in the world," Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne said.

Read more: http://www.upi.com/Business_News/2013/07/30/CEO-says-Alfa-Romeo-production-could-move-out-of-Italy/UPI-97811375211571/#ixzz2dIb3SS9w