Chrysler Canada Inc.
Chrysler Canada Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Chrysler Group LLC. Founded as the Chrysler Corporation in 1925, the Company celebrates its 85th anniversary in Canada in 2010.
Chrysler Group LLC was formed in 2009 from a global strategic alliance with Fiat Group. The alliance with Fiat builds on Chrysler’s culture of innovation and provides Chrysler with the resources, technology and worldwide distribution network necessary to compete effectively on a global scale. Fiat contributes to Chrysler its world-class technology, platforms and powertrains for small and medium sized cars. Thanks to the alliance, Chrysler will offer an expanded product line of fuel-efficient, environmentally friendly vehicles that are well-suited to the Canadian marketplace.
Chrysler Canada’s product lineup features some of the world’s most recognizable vehicles, including the Dodge Grand Caravan, Jeep Wrangler and Chrysler 300C.
President and CEO
Mr. Reid Bigland
2009 vehicle production
Approximately 9,400 and 13,000 retirees
Investment in Canada
$4.28 billion since 2003
Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram and Mopar
Major production facilities in Canada
Brampton, Ontario – Assembly plant
Etobicoke, Ontario – Casting plant
Windsor, Ontario – Assembly plant
Also located in Windsor, Ontario:
University of Windsor/Chrysler Canada Automotive Research and Development Centre
Parts Distribution Centres
Red Deer, Alberta
Regional Business Centers
Montreal - Quebec
Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram Retailers
440 Dealerships across Canada employing approximately 15,000 individuals
Research and Development Presence
||In partnership with the University of Windsor, Chrysler Canada operates the Automotive Research and Development Centre (ARDC) in Windsor, Ontario. This centre is dedicated to automotive research, development and education. ARDC conducts research in several areas including: Vehicle Durability, Alternative Fuels, Emissions and Fuel Economy, Automotive Lighting Development, Steering Column Development, Design Engineering, Automotive Recycling Research, Automotive Coatings Research and Vehicle Safety. The ARDC is equipped with six road-test simulators and a range of research and development support facilities, including the Automotive Coatings Research Facility and the Automotive Lighting Research Facility.
||Participation in the Auto21 research projects.
Chrysler Canada Inc. Web site