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Chrysler hiring for 2013 Grand Cherokee diesel assembly

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by , 01-09-2012 at 04:00 AM (1442 Views)
More jobs for the Chrysler Group are the excellent news, reports Automotive News. Production of the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee diesel will begin soon, making a 3rd shift at a Detroit construction plant essential. At least 1,100 workers will reportedly be dealing with the task. Article resource: Chrysler to add workers for 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee diesel production Chrysler to employ 1,100 employees According to reports, the Chrysler Group will add 1,100 employees as part of a new 3rd shift at the Jefferson North assembly plant. The bolstered labor force should enable the automaker to reach its creation goals with the new Jeep Grand Cherokee and keep the Chrysler name on top of the heap when it comes to innovation, noted Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne. “Detroit long has been home to renowned innovators and craftsmen,” Marchionne said. “So it is in the Motor City, home of our industrial heritage and a resilient people, that we are entrusting the manufacture not only of the ultimate American sports car, the SRT Viper, and the Jeep Grand Cherokee - the most awarded SUV ever - but also a diesel version of the Jeep Grand Cherokee for North American markets.” Grand Cherokee sales were up 51 percent in the United States last year to 127,744 models, while the Durango tallied a respectable 51,697 models sold in its first full year back on the United States auto market. The upcoming diesel version of the Grand Cherokee will supposedly deliver both greater torque and increased fuel efficiency in a clean-burning diesel engine. It will produce 241 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque in the base model, a V6 turbo diesel. While gas mileage is not known yet, a lower-powered European version achieved the equivalent of 28.3 mpg in the States debut of brand new Maserati The Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee were assembled at the factory that will now start producing parts for the 2013 Maserati Kubang. This is the Jefferson North factory. Fiat S.p.A. will debut this SUV soon in North The United States. 2013 Maserati Kubang leaked photos Sources Automotive News Green Car Reports USA Today

Updated 01-09-2012 at 04:05 AM by jeceniaL (Chrysler hiring for 2013 Grand Cherokee diesel construction)

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