Trump Tweets 'thank You' To Fiat Chrysler Over Investment In U.S. Plants

By Robert Schroeder Markets MarketWatch Pulse

President-elect Donald Trump thanked Fiat Chrysler on Monday morning for its decision to invest $1 billion in two existing plants in the U.S. In a tweet, Trump said "it's finally happening," citing also Ford's recent decision to expand operations in Michigan. Trump did not mention either General Motors or Toyota , both of which have said they will continue with plans to produce certain cars in Mexico. The motor vehicle and parts industry added a net 243,000 jobs during the Obama administration, according to Labor Department statistics.

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