Chrysler World Headquarters and Technology Center

The Chrysler World Headquarters and Technology Center in Auburn Hills, Michigan, is the only automotive facility that brings together cutting-edge scientific research, industry-leading creative design, vehicle development, engineering, manufacturing, marketing and corporate leadership all under one roof.

Where:
Located on a 504-acre site in Auburn Hills, about 30 miles north of Detroit

The Complex:
  • Chrysler World Headquarters: The 15-story building houses the top corporate executives and staff who handle legal issues, accounting, finance, government affairs, international operations, human resources, labor relations, communication, marketing, sales and service.
  • Chrysler Technology Center: The Tech Center houses a 170,000-square-foot Pilot Plant.
  • Scientific Laboratories: The Science Labs provide a level of scientific precision that cannot be achieved in open-road evaluations, and their close proximity to vehicle design and engineering operations helps reduce the time and cost of bringing new vehicles to market. The facility includes an Aero-Acoustic Wind Tunnel; Emissions Lab; Powertrain Test Center; Noise, Vibration and Harshness Lab; and Electromagnetic Compatibility Facility.

Size:
At 5.4 million square feet, the complex is the second-largest building in the U.S. in floor space (all under one roof). Only the Pentagon is larger.

Worker Population:
Approximately 15,000 (January 2017)

Parking Spaces:
15,541

Amenities:
The headquarters of FCA US, the Chrysler World Headquarters and Technology Center also is home to a 70,000-square-foot education center, a conference center, three dining rooms, one food court, a health clinic, fitness center, fire department, two sundry shops, two hair salons and nursing mothers’ rooms. An extensive skylight system infuses the building with natural light and nature trails wind through the wooded grounds. The campus also includes a 1.8-mile evaluation road, additional office space and the Quality Engineering Center.

Building Cost:
$1.6 billion

Groundbreaking:
Technology Center– 1986 (Opened 1991)
Headquarters – 1993 (Opened 1996)
 
About FCA US LLC
FCA US LLC is a North American automaker based in Auburn Hills, Michigan. It designs, manufactures, and sells or distributes vehicles under the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as well as the SRT performance designation. The Company also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo parts and accessories. FCA US is building upon the historic foundations of Chrysler Corp., established in 1925 by industry visionary Walter P. Chrysler and Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (F.I.A.T.), founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli. FCA US is a member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA).

FCA, the seventh-largest automaker in the world based on total annual vehicle sales, is an international automotive group. FCA is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “FCAU” and on the Mercato Telematico Azionario under the symbol “FCA.”

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