Jeep Production to Rise

Chrysler Group will add employees later this year to its Toledo Assembly Complex to increase production of the Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited, sales head Reid Bigland said today.

Bigland said the automaker has been studying ways to boost Wrangler production for several months, and will add employees in the Wrangler plant’s body shop in the fourth quarter. Bigland spoke to Automotive News at a Chrysler media event at the automaker’s proving grounds here. Bigland did not offer specific job or production figures.