Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to reopen its long-idled Mack II engine plant in Detroit as an assembly plant to build three-row Jeep SUVs, The Detroit News and CNBC reported today, citing multiple sources familiar with the plans. Automotive News confirmed the report through a source familiar with the company's plans.
Fiat Chrysler's Jeep, after a nearly 14-year tease of just-over-the-horizon promises and someday-soon product plans, showed the first production pickup to carry the brand's name in a generation: the 2020 Gladiator.
We know Jeep is building a Wrangler-inspired pickup -- it's just a matter of what it'll be named, what it will look like and when it will show up. Well, the folks at JeepScrambler Forum answered some of those questions.