WKU Public Radio News Staff
Wed June 27, 2012
Fiat Expansion in Tennessee to Add Hundreds of New Jobs
A southern Tennessee county is poised to gain up to 800 new jobs when a subsidiary of Fiat expands its auto supply plant. The nearly $54 million expansion of the Magneti Marelli plant in Giles County will provide a major boost to manufacturing jobs throughout the region.
The move by Fiat will add an automotive lighting division to its plant in Pulaski, Tennessee that already makes auto suspension and exhaust systems.
Giles County beat out a site in Alabama for the Italian automaker’s operation.