From myFOXDetroit.com – Chrysler says it will add 1,250 jobs at two Detroit factories next year.
The company plans to add 1,100 people at the Jefferson North factory that assembles the Jeep Grand Cherokee to help build a diesel model for North America next year. The plant will get a third shift of workers.
Chrysler also will add 150 jobs by reopening the Conner Avenue factory to make a Street Racing Team version of the Dodge Viper muscle car.
Chrysler is using gritty images of Detroit in advertising that highlights its comeback from a 2009 trip through bankruptcy protection.