Stellantis announces Windsor Assembly Plant to produce vehicles on new STLA Large platform

Current L-series vehicle production will stop in Brampton when conversion begins in 2024

Stellaantis announced today that vehicles manufactured on the new STLA Large platform will be built at its Windsor (Ont.) assembly plant. Production of the current L-series vehicles – Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger – at the Brampton, Ontario assembly plant will end when the conversion begins in 2024, as announced on May 2, 2022. A product announcement for Brampton will be made later.

The steps are part of the company’s $3.6 billion CAD ($2.8 billion USD) investment to support its strategic plan Dare Forward 2030 and its long-term electrification strategy to reach $45 billion CAD ($35) by 2025. billion USD) in electrification and software worldwide.

“There has been much speculation and while we are not prepared to discuss product details today, we are pleased to confirm that Windsor will manufacture vehicles on our new STLA Large platform,” said Mark Stewart, Stellantis North America COO. † “These announcements represent important parts of our Dare Forward strategy to provide our customers with safe, clean and affordable mobility solutions well into the future.”

As part of the investment announced in May, the Windsor assembly plant will be transformed to support multi-model battery electric vehicles (BEV). The plant will have maximum flexibility to adapt production volumes to changing market demand over the next decade. The refurbishment is expected to begin in 2023.

The company is also committed to converting and modernizing the Brampton assembly plant from 2024. When production resumes in 2025, the plant will introduce an all-new, flexible architecture to support the company’s electrification plans.

SOURCE: Stellantis

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