Wranglers Built In India?

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Jeep Will Build Wranglers Outside Of America
6 HOURS AGO BY JAY TRAUGOTT INDUSTRY NEWS / 18 COMMENTS
What does this mean for the Toledo, Ohio plant?

Most of the news surrounding Fiat Chrysler these days involves its just-finalized merger with France's PSA Groupe. One of the key reasons why PSA wanted to join forces with FCA was because of its highly profitable Jeep division. Currently, there are 10 Jeep factories worldwide, including five in North America. The overseas facilities mostly build the Renegade and Compass for local markets. However, none of them build the Jeep Wrangler.
Since World War II, the Wrangler and its civilian and military predecessors called Toledo, Ohio home. The Wrangler's massive popularity, however, has forced the automaker to make a big change. The automaker has just announced plans to invest $250 million to expand its presence in India by launching four new vehicles there within two years at a local factory.

The Wrangler will be one of them, along with the Cherokee, an updated Compass, and an unnamed SUV. "Our new investment of $250 million will give us a competitive edge in multiple segments," said Partha Datta, managing director for FCA India. At present, Jeep only accounts for 1 percent of India's passenger vehicle market, but the locally-built expansion plan aims to significantly increase that figure.
The plan also aims to increase local sourcing of parts to achieve better economies of scale and reduce overall costs. The added Wrangler factory will take some of the pressure off the Toledo Assembly Complex as well, which also builds the Gladiator.
 
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Since "what's good for the goose is good for the gander," perhaps, Mahindra should prepare to bring suit against FCA for violation of Thar trade dress.
 
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Since "what's good for the goose is good for the gander," perhaps, Mahindra should prepare to bring suit against FCA for violation of Thar trade dress.
You beat me to the punch, Mahindra and Mahindra needs to sue FCA for trade dress infringement
 
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