To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Linda Randolph from Detroit prepares to works on the underbody of the 2005 Dakota in August 2004 as the body joins the engine on the assembly line at the Dainler-Chrysler Warren Truck Assembly Plant in Warren.(Photo: William Archie, Detroit Free Press)Buy Photo Warren Truck Assembly Plant on Mound Road, north of 8 Mile Road, has been making trucks since 1938.
Like Thursday's announcement, the action is expected to be completed by 2020.
More than 2,000 jobs are expected to be added to support production of Wagoneers.
With the investment, the company said, Warren Truck would have the flexibility to also produce the Ram Heavy Duty.
Mike Manley, head of the Jeep and Ram brands for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, says a new Wrangler and Ram 1500 and refreshed Cherokee will make for a good year.