Fiat plans for second factory in China
Fiat continues to expand in China, the second production facility (Jeep) is already planned. This project will incorporate a complete new factory, which will be build in cooperation with Guangzhou Automobile (GAC). Two years ago a similar complex had been realized in the province Hunan, where the new Fiat Viaggio will be manufactured. Within 24 months the new production facility has to be operational, according to the Turin and Detroit top management. Jeep intends to build a new c-segment model SUV at this location, and even an Alfa Romeo based on the same platform is likely. CEO Marchionne is in consultation with the top management of GAC and his colleagues of FGA during the autoshow of Peking which starts today.