Fiat Chrysler CEO say keeping Jeep Wrangler production in Toledo would take big investment

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The head of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles says it will take a sizable investment to keep production of the Jeep Wrangler in Toledo.

CEO Sergio Marchionne (SEHR'-jee-oh mahr-kee-OH'-nay) says no decision has been made on where the Wrangler will be built in the coming years.

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Fiat Chrysler is considering moving the Wrangler assembly line out of Toledo so that it can be made with an aluminum body.

Marchionne said Monday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit that he's committed to keeping the same number of jobs in Toledo because of how much he admires the workforce at the plant.

But he adds that the plant's current design would make it difficult to switch over the Wrangler without moving it somewhere else.