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FCA North America Plant Restart Schedule

Full-time FCA employees at work - week of June 1, 2020: U.S. 85% (28,310 of 33,350); Canada 99% (7,785 of 7,890); Mexico 88% (12,050 of 13,700); TOTAL of 88% (48,145 of 54,940).

FCA Facts and Figures: Return to Work

FCA manufacturing restart data for North America, including employee numbers, plant restart dates by location, and testing and safety protocols.

FCA Statement on Restart of U.S. Manufacturing Facilities

May 18, 2020 After welcoming back nearly 12,000 employees to our U.S. manufacturing facilities today, we successfully resumed production of our award-winning vehicles under a comprehensive, multi-layered program of health and safety measures designed with the single purpose of safeguarding employees.

FCA Employee Health and Safety a Priority as Company Prepares to Restart North American Production Operations

May 12, 2020 As FCA prepares to resume its North American manufacturing operations, the Company has developed and is implementing a comprehensive program of enhanced safety measures to protect employees, their families and the surrounding communities from the spread and transmission of COVID-19 when the plants reopen.

FCA US LLC Manufacturing Investments Timeline

Since June 2009, FCA has committed investments of more than $14 billion and added nearly 30,000 new jobs (including more than 22,500 hourly) in the U.S.

Unifor, FCA Canada, Ford Canada, GM Canada Working Together to Protect Auto Employee Health and Safety During COVID-19/Coronavirus Emergency

March 17, 2020 Leaders at Unifor, FCA Canada, Ford of Canada, and General Motors of Canada today announced a joint task force to implement enhanced protections for manufacturing and warehouse employees at all three companies during the current COVID-19 / Coronavirus crisis.

UAW, GM, Ford and FCA to Enhance COVID-19 / Coronavirus Protections for Manufacturing and Warehouse Workers

March 15, 2020 All three companies and the UAW are working to coordinate action to prevent the spread of the COVID-19/coronavirus, including enhanced visitor screening, increased cleaning and sanitizing of common areas and touch points, and implementing safety protocols for people with potential exposure, as well as those who exhibit flu-like symptoms. The joint task force’s areas of focus will include vehicle production plans, additional social distancing, break and cleaning schedules, health and safety education, health screening, food service and any other areas that have the potential to improve protections for employees.

FCA to Invest $400 Million to Convert Idled Indiana Transmission Plant to Build Engines; Nearly 200 New Jobs to be Added to Support Production

March 5, 2020 FCA announced today that it will invest $400 million to repurpose an idled transmission plant in Kokomo, Ind., to build the GMET4 engine – the Company’s 2.0-liter Global Medium Engine inline four-cylinder turbo that is currently offered on the Jeep® Wrangler and Jeep Cherokee.

FCA Belvidere Assembly Plant Awarded Silver Status for Continuous Efforts to Improve in World Class Manufacturing

February 6, 2020 Belvidere Assembly Plant, home of the Jeep® Cherokee, is the latest plant to be designated silver in the Company’s World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program. Recognized for its efforts in expanding the implementation of WCM principles, the Illinois facility is the Company’s 10th North American manufacturing location overall to achieve the silver milestone and the first plant this year.

Christmas Tree Atop New FCA Plant Marks More Than Just the Holidays

December 13, 2019 FCA today raised a Christmas tree to “top off” the new paint shop being built as part of a $1.6 billion investment to construct a new assembly plant on Detroit’s eastside. While most recognize the evergreen tree as a classic symbol of the holiday season, for the ironworkers who spent the past four months assembling 6,500 tons of structural steel, it means something very different.

New UAW-FCA Collective Bargaining Agreement Expands Commitment to U.S. Manufacturing Operations With Investment and Jobs

December 11, 2019 FCA confirmed today that its UAW-represented workforce has ratified a new four-year collective bargaining agreement that builds on the Company’s commitment to grow its U.S. manufacturing operations by providing for total investments of $9 billion and the creation of 7,900 new or secured jobs.

FCA Sterling Heights Assembly Joins the Ranks of Bronze Plants in World Class Manufacturing

October 18, 2019 The FCA Sterling Heights Assembly Plant has been awarded bronze status for its efforts in implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM), the Company’s manufacturing methodology. It becomes the 24th North American facility to reach the milestone award.

Paint Shop Equipment Begins Arriving at New FCA Assembly Plant

October 2, 2019 As steel continues to be raised for FCA’s new assembly plant under construction on the east side of Detroit, the first piece of process equipment for the paint shop began arriving on site on Oct. 1, 2019.

FCA Extends Application Window for Pre-qualified Detroiters to Sept. 29

September 24, 2019 FCA is extending the application window for the more than 11,000 pre-qualified Detroiters who want to work at the Company’s new assembly plant being built on the city’s eastside. The deadline for applications is now Sept. 29. The extension applies to Detroiters who have already completed the Detroit at Work Job Readiness activities held at over 300 events around the city since June.

One Up, 299 More to Go: FCA Raises First Piece of Steel on Site of New Assembly Plant

August 13, 2019 FCA marked a milestone today as it raised the first piece of steel for the nearly 800,000-square-foot paint shop being built on the site of the former Mack Avenue Engine Complex. The Company announced in February that it would invest $1.6 billion to convert the two existing facilities into a new assembly site for an all-new, three-row, full-size Jeep® SUV and the next-generation Jeep Grand Cherokee, creating 3,850 new jobs.

All-new 2020 Jeep® Gladiator Begins Shipping to U.S. Dealers

April 12, 2019 The all-new 2020 Jeep® Gladiator – the most capable midsize truck ever – began shipping to U.S. dealers from its home at the FCA US Toledo (Ohio) Assembly Complex on Friday, April 12, 2019.

FCA Etobicoke Casting Plant Becomes Latest Bronze World Class Manufacturing Facility

March 1, 2019 The Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Etobicoke Casting Plant has been awarded bronze status for its efforts in implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM). It becomes the 23rd North American facility to reach the milestone award level and the first plant to be awarded in 2019.

FCA to Expand Production Capacity in Michigan, Electrify Jeep® Vehicles; $4.5 Billion to Build Assembly Plant in Detroit and Add Production at Five Existing Michigan Facilities, Creating Nearly 6,500 Jobs

February 26, 2019 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. confirmed today plans to invest a total of $4.5 billion in five of its existing Michigan plants, and to work with the city of Detroit and state of Michigan on building a new assembly plant within city limits. The move would increase capacity to meet growing demand for its Jeep® and Ram brands, including production of two new Jeep-branded white space products, as well as electrified models. The proposed projects would create nearly 6,500 new jobs.

FCA Pentastar Production Hits 10 Million

February 13, 2019 The 10-millionth Pentastar engine was produced here today at FCA US LLC’s Trenton Engine Complex. Introduced as a 3.6-liter V-6 in 2010, the Pentastar engine family has accounted for six placings among the prestigious annual list of Wards 10 Best Engines and currently comprises six fuel-saving variations that feature technologies from Variable Valve Lift (VVL) to hybridization.

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