Fiat Chrysler adds 3 new Jeeps, creates 2,000 US jobs

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  • FILE - In an Oct. 24, 2007 file photo, workers leave the Warren Truck Assembly, a Chrysler automobile factory, during a shift change in Warren, Mich. Fiat Chrysler said Sunday, Jan. 8. 2017, it will add three new Jeeps to its lineup including a pickup truck as it invests $1 billion in two U.S. factories and creates 2,000 new jobs. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

    FILE - In an Oct. 24, 2007 file photo, workers leave the Warren Truck Assembly, a Chrysler automobile factory, during a shift change in Warren, Mich. Fiat Chrysler said Sunday, Jan. 8. 2017, it will add three new Jeeps to its lineup including a ... pickup truck as it invests $1 billion in two U.S. factories and creates 2,000 new jobs. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File) (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In an Oct. 24, 2007 file photo, workers leave the Warren Truck Assembly, a Chrysler automobile factory, during a shift change in Warren, Mich. Fiat Chrysler said Sunday, Jan. 8. 2017, it will add three new Jeeps to its lineup including a pickup truck as it invests $1 billion in two U.S. factories and creates 2,000 new jobs. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

    FILE - In an Oct. 24, 2007 file photo, workers leave the Warren Truck Assembly, a Chrysler automobile factory, during a shift change in Warren, Mich. Fiat Chrysler said Sunday, Jan. 8. 2017, it will add three new Jeeps to its lineup including a ... pickup truck as it invests $1 billion in two U.S. factories and creates 2,000 new jobs. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File) (The Associated Press)

Fiat Chrysler says it's investing $1 billion in its U.S. factories to create 2,000 new jobs and add three new Jeep vehicles including a pickup truck.

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The company says it will put modernize a factory in the Detroit suburb of Warren, Michigan, to make the new Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer large SUVs. A plant in Toledo, Ohio, also will get new equipment to make a new Jeep pickup.

The announcement is a continuation of efforts to increase production of SUVs and trucks as the company gets out of the small and midsize car businesses.