FCA to open Jeep factory in Detroit, invest $4.5 billion in southeast Michigan

SourceDetroit Free Press
Date Published02/26/2019
Author NamePhoebe Wall Howard
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Parent companyFiat Chrysler Automobiles
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):6500
Year reshoring announced:2019
Capital investment ($):4500
Country(ies) from which reshored:Italy
City reshored to:Detroit
State(s) reshored to:MI
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredSUVs and electric vehicles
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customization/Flexibility, Eco-system synergies, Government Incentives, Image/brand, Labor concessions, Proximity to customers/market, Under-utilized capacity
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