Detroit Assembly Complex - Mack

4000 St. Jean Avenue, Detroit, Michigan, United States

Floor Space: 2.5 million square feet

Acreage: 178 acres

Products: Jeep® Grand Cherokee L (production to launch in Q1 2021)

Employment: To come

Union Local: UAW Local 51, 412 and 889

Plant History: On February 26, 2019, FCA announced that it would invest $1.6 billion to convert the two plants that comprised the Mack Avenue Engine Complex into the future assembly site for the next-generation Jeep Grand Cherokee, as well as an all-new three-row full-size Jeep SUV and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models, adding 3,850 new jobs to support production. As part of the investment, a new paint shop also would be constructed. The Company started construction of the new Detroit facility, the first new assembly plant in the city in nearly 30 years, in the second quarter of 2019. Production of the all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee L, which was revealed in January 2021, will launch in the first quarter of the same year, followed by the next generation Jeep Grand Cherokee in the third quarter. 

The Mack project was part of a $4.5 billion investment announcement that would impact five existing Michigan facilities and create nearly 6,500 new jobs in the state.

(Updated: January 2021)

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