Stellantis is investing $24.7 million to transform its Trenton Engine Complicated in Michigan.
The automaker says the location’s southern plant will probably be transformed to be a versatile engine line able to producing the 2 variations of the three.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine. The north plant will probably be decommissioned by the tip of 2022, Stellantis stated, and all 3.6-liter engine manufacturing on the complicated will probably be consolidated on the south facility.
The Pentastar V-6 turned a staple in Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram lineups after its 2011 launch, which the corporate says simplified its V-6 choices from seven to 1.
The engine was up to date in 2016 to enhance gasoline financial system and efficiency. The previous model will proceed to be produced till 2023.
Manufacturing of the up to date Pentastar on the south plant is anticipated to start within the late first quarter of 2023.