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Discussion in 'Mopar / FCA News' started by bramptonbodyshop, Mar 30, 2017.

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  1. bramptonbodyshop

    bramptonbodyshop Active Member

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    This is very unofficial but I was told today to expect an announcement in the next few months regarding the next large cars...
     
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    next as in current platform revisions or next as in the G architecture whatever they name it?
     
  3. Ryan

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    If it's regarding the next generation on GUS, it's still way too soon for me to believe anything they say given how often they seem to change their minds.
     
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    Next platform,...
     
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    At this point, what exactly could be released? It's a few years too early.
     
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    redriderbob Mopar Guru!
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    Just an announcement about continuing their commitment to Brampton I am sure and future investment.
     
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    The question of the day is, will Brampton be building the new 300... or not?
     
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    I'm betting no and neither will anyone else...
     
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    Is there going to be a 300? If so, is it going to be CUV based...

    I doubt you will answer but just thinking out loud...
     
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    I don't think anyone knows what exactly is happening to the 300. I've heard it'll be based on the Pacifica platform, then I heard that it'll be on the G platform. The rumors switch back and forth. It's probably too soon to tell.
     
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    Yes they should make plans 10 years in advance and stick to them no matter how the market or business climate changes... wait? OK no.

    I get we are fans and we get excited and want what we want...... but it not lying to adjust business plans to optimize one business and react to dynamics.

    Its likely that they will be forced to use something new in the future to save weight. Some of the things in the Alfa that are being proven out do not require changing architecture. They can implement them in the current platform, phasing them in.
     
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    Of course they can change their mind as new situations arise. I'm not saying they shouldn't. I'm simply saying that it's way too soon for definitive details to be released considering any number of obstacles could come up between now and 2021.
     
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    Yup, design aspects are done and things are moving.

    We shall see what happens.

    Mike
     
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    Clearly Unable to Validate ;)
     
  15. Mike V.

    Mike V. Mopar-nac The Moderator

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    That's a great question :)

    Mike
     
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    The speculation is that a crossover is coming to Brampton along side the Challenger and Charger... add the other speculations from this site such as a convertible, Cuda and there are variables.... yes it's early and things change but that's the word from someone who is in touch with people who would know....
     
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  17. Mike V.

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    Still batting well over 80%

    :D

    Mike
     
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    Thanks Brampton, I remember reading posts with hints about this, just be careful, I never want you guys to put your jobs on the line...

    Wil
     
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    Yes likely true- the union has been pressing them on what's happening with Brampton. I was told the announcd paint shop overhaul will come next (2018) summer. This was a concern as no downtime is scheduled in the near future at Brampton- however it was noted that FCA has other capital intensive projects underway and Brampton would have to wait in line. This makes sense...
     
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    True... but it could be announcement of another vehicle too. Mainly the Journey replacement.
     
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