FCA US Toledo Machining Plant to Build Key Component for First Plug-in Hybrid Jeep®

Posted on 16. Aug, 2018 by in Chrysler Canada

August 16, 2018

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

FCA US announced now that it has awarded a prolongation of a Power Electronics procedure for a Jeep® Wrangler PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) to a Toledo Machining Plant, positioning a 54-year-old Ohio trickery to play a pivotal purpose in assisting a Company accommodate destiny regulatory requirements.

As partial of a Capital Markets Day display on Jun 1, 2018, FCA committed to expanding a electrified thrust systems in tellurian architectures travelling a full operation of car segments. The Jeep Wrangler PHEV, that is approaching to launch in 2020, will be one of some-more than 30 car nameplates with electrified solutions by 2022.

“The insourcing of this rarely modernized work to Toledo Machining is a thoughtfulness of a joining a workforce has done to improving their processes by a doing of World Class Manufacturing,” pronounced Brian Harlow, Head of Manufacturing, FCA North America. “As a many iconic of a Jeep nameplates, it is vicious that we exquisitely govern a launch of a Wrangler PHEV. The Toledo Machining employees have done a clever business box as to because we should put a faith in them to broach a good product.”

The Power Electronics procedure for a Wrangler houses dual pivotal electrified powertrain components – a Power Inverter Module and a Integrated Dual Charger Module, that consists of a On Board Charger and a DC/DC Converter. The Power Electronics procedure is finished in a protecting structure underneath a car between a empty and a column shaft. Toledo Machining will arrange a sub-systems for a module, upload a germane program for a Power Inverter Module, and also control final contrast on a coolant and electrical systems. Finished modules will be delivered to a Toledo Assembly Complex where a Wrangler PHEV will be assembled.

Nearly 850 Toledo Machining employees now furnish steering columns and torque converters for a series of FCA prolongation locations in a U.S., Canada and Mexico.

About Toledo Machining
Construction of a Perrysburg, Ohio, trickery began in 1964 with prolongation following dual years after in 1966. Since 2011, a Company has invested scarcely $92 million to furnish steering columns, and torque converters for a eight-speed rear-wheel-drive and nine-speed front-wheel-drive transmissions in a 1.2-million-square-foot plant.

Toledo Machining was awarded silver status for a formula in implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM) in Jun 2018. WCM is a methodology that focuses on eliminating waste, augmenting productivity, and improving peculiarity and reserve in a systematic and orderly way. It engages a workforce to yield and exercise suggestions on how to urge their jobs and their plants. Toledo Machining was awarded bronze standing in September 2016. 
 
About FCA US LLC
FCA US LLC is a North American automaker formed in Auburn Hills, Michigan. It designs, manufactures, and sells or distributes vehicles underneath a Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as good as a SRT opening designation. The Company also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo tools and accessories. FCA US is building on a ancestral foundations of Chrysler Corp., determined in 1925 by attention idealist Walter P. Chrysler and Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (F.I.A.T.), founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli. FCA US is a member of a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA).

FCA is an general automotive organisation listed on a New York Stock Exchange underneath a pitch “FCAU” and on a Mercato Telematico Azionario underneath a pitch “FCA.”

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