Tipton Transmission Plant

5880 W. St. Rd. 28, Tipton, Indiana, United States

Floor Space: 781,500 square feet

Acreage: 93 acres

Products:
  • Nine-speed (948TE) transmissions
    • Jeep® Cherokee (all-wheel, four-wheel, two-wheel and hybrid drive configurations) - Belvidere, Ill.
    • Chrysler Pacifica, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid - Windsor Assembly Plant, Ontario, Canada
    • Jeep Compass - Toluca, Mexico
    • Jeep Renegade, Fiat 500X - Melfi Assembly Plant, Italy
    • Ram ProMaster City, Fiat Ducato, Fiat Doblo - TOFAS, Turkey
    • Jeep Compass, Jeep K8 - Changsha, China
    • Jeep Compass - Ranjangaon, India
    • Jeep Renegade, Jeep Compass, Fiat Toro - Pernambuco, Brazil
Employment: 554 (494 hourly; 60 salaried)

Union Local: UAW Local 685

Plant History: In February 2013, FCA announced that it would acquire an existing facility in Tipton, Ind., and invest $162 million to establish an additional assembly site for the nine-speed transmission, creating up to 850 new jobs. Production of the nine-speed transmission began in April 2014.

On August 3, 2022, Tipton Transmission Plant assembled the five millionth Stellantis-built 948TE nine-speed automatic transmission. 

 (Updated: August 2022)

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