Chrysler Group LLC has announced its new company name: FCA US LLC. The name change is effective immediately and the new naming is in line with that of its global parent company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA).
FCA US LLC designs, engineers, manufactures and sells vehicles under the brands: Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and Fiat, and SRT performance vehicle designation. Additionally, the North American automaker also distributes the Alfa Romeo 4C model and Mopar products.
This action does not however affect the company’s headquarters location in Auburn Hills, Michigan, its holdings, management team, board or brands. The company employs over 77,000 people globally, with 96% of the same in North America, and operates 36 manufacturing facilities, including 32 in the USA, 6 in Canada and 7 in Mexico.
More information is available in the press release below.
Chrysler Group LLC Announces New Company Name: FCA US LLC – Press Release
U.S.-based Automaker’s New Name Aligns With Global Parent
December 16, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – Chrysler Group LLC, the Auburn Hills, Michigan-based automaker, today announced that it has changed its company name to FCA US LLC.
The name change is effective immediately and follows the naming convention of its global parent company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA), which officially adopted its new name in October when it listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
The name change to FCA US LLC does not affect the company’s headquarters location in Auburn Hills, Michigan, its holdings, management team, board or brands.
FCA US, together with parent FCA, continues to work toward the business plan presented on Investor Day in May 2014. Additionally, the Company remains proud of its joint heritage. FCA US continues to build upon the solid foundations first established by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925 as well as a rich Fiat heritage that dates from 1899.
FCA US employs more than 77,000 employees worldwide, with 96 percent of its workforce based in North America. FCA US operates 36 manufacturing facilities, including 23 in the United States, six in Canada and seven in Mexico.