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Fiat-Chrysler Closing Down Detroit Assembly Plant

DETROIT (WWJ) – An auto assembly plant that has been around since the late 60’s will be shuttered after next month.

Fiat-Chrysler is closing down its Conner Avenue Assembly plant at the end of August. The 392,000 square-foot facility on Detroit’s east side is where the Dodge Viper sports car, along with V-10 engines, have been produced since the 90s.

The plant, built in 1966, will be closed permanently.

Fiat-Chrysler anticipates the 86 affected workers will be offered positions elsewhere within the company.

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