Saltillo Engine Plant

Carretere Saltillo-Monterrey KM9.5, Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, Mexico

Floor Space: 1,205,558 square feet

Acreage: 73.9 acres

Products:
  • 2.0-liter (I-4) Tigershark
  • 2.0-liter (I-4) E-100 Tigershark for Jeep® Compass (LATAM)
  • 2.4-liter (I-4) Tigershark for Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Renegade
  • 2.4-liter (I-4) E-100 Tigershark for Jeep Compass (LATAM)
  • 5.7-liter V-8 HEMI® Engine for Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger, Ram 1500, Ram 2500, Ram 3500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • 6.2-liter (V-8) Supercharged HEMI® Hellcat for Dodge Challenger SRT and Dodge Charger SRT
  • 6.4-liter (V-8) Apache SRT HEMI® for Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, Dodge Challenger SRT/TA and Dodge Charger SRT 392
  • 6.4-liter V-8 BGE HEMI® Engine for Ram Heavy Duty 2500 and Ram Heavy Duty 3500 

Employment: 1,976 (1,745 hourly; 231 salaried) on two shifts

Union Local: Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Industria Automotriz Integrada, Similares y Conexos de la República Mexicana (SNTIASCRM); National Union of Integrated Automotive and Allied Industries of Mexico

Plant History: Facility was completed in 1981 and engine production started in May of that year. The 5.7-liter HEMI engine was launched in June 2002. On Oct. 10, 2013, the Company announced that it would invest $164 million to add a production line to assemble the Tigershark engine, which began in the first quarter of 2014. (Tigershark engines are also built in Dundee and Trenton, Mich.) Production of the powerful Hellcat engine, a 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI V-8 engine that produces 707-horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque, began in the third quarter of 2014. 
 
(Updated: June 2018)
 

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