Chrysler Group to invest $52 million in Michigan engine plants

August 15, 2013

Chrysler Group LLC, Auburn Hills, Mich., has announced it will invest $52 million in its engine plants in Trenton and Dundee, Mich., to increase capacity of the Tigershark engine, creating nearly 298 new positions at the Trenton plant.

Trenton North will receive $11.5 million to add an assembly line for the 4-cylinder Tigershark engine. With a $40.5 million investment, Dundee will convert a line to machine cranks, heads, and blocks to support Tigershark production at Trenton.

The Dundee plant will continue to assemble the Tigershark engine, alongside the 1.4-liter Fire engine and the World Gas engine.

The new Trenton Tigershark line and the Dundee line conversion are expected to begin production by the end of the third quarter 2013.

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