Saltillo Engine Plant

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

Floor Space: 1.2 million square feet

Acreage: 73.9 acres

  • 3.0-liter Hurricane twin-turbo I-6 engine family for the Ram 1500, Wagoneer L and Grand Wagoneer L
  • 6.4-liter V-8 BGE HEMI® Engine for Ram Heavy Duty 2500 and Ram Heavy Duty 3500 
Employment: 2,129 (1,895 hourly; 234 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 were 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. 

In March 2022, the Company announced the 3.0-liter Hurricane twin-turbo, inline, six-cylinder engine would be built in Saltillo. 

(Updated: June 2024)

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Contact Information

Frank Matyok
Office: (248) 934-5909
Ann Marie Fortunate
Cell: (313) 401-4906
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