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FCA deal with Unifor may include $245 million investment at Brampton

Tonight was the strike deadline for an updated agreement between FCA and Unifor, the Canadian autoworkers union. Preliminary information says that a tentative agreement was reached just minutes before the deadline was set to expire, about 90 minutes ago. Interestingly, Automotive News reports that the agreement includes a $245 million (USD) investment in the Brampton assembly plant specifically for a new paint shop, which is to be installed beginning next summer.

http://www.autonews.com/article/2016...deal-in-canada

If true, perhaps the remarks I've often read about poor-quality paint on the Challenger (and its sister cars) might finally be addressed. Brampton currently is home to FCA's oldest paint shop in North America.

Contract ratification is set for this coming weekend. From the sound of it, it matches the pattern GM recently established with Unifor. Hopefully the union members find it satisfactory leading up to the start of 2017 Challenger production next week! (And I'll admit, I've got a personal stake in it since my 2017 is probably going to be one of the first units built.)

Anybody else heard any more details about this?

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