Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced that it plans to modernize its Polish plant to build hybrid and electric Jeeps, Fiats and Alfa Romeos.
FCA will invest 755 million zloty ($204 million) in the project with prospects for an even bigger investment according to Polish sources. The company will make the investment in Tychy where the production of EVs will start in the second half of 2022.
The Tychy plant in Poland’s industrial southern region of Silesia is one of FCA’s largest and currently employs around 2,500 people. It currently builds the Fiat 500 and Lancia Ypsilon small cars.
The investment is part of FCA’s 2018-2022 plan according to which the company plans to spend 9 billion euros on electrification as part of the 45 billion euro total investment budget.
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