He did not directly take credit for the move, but his implication that his "America First" policy might be related to the move was mistaken, according to company spokeswoman Jodi Tinson.
"All of the plans were conceived in 2015 and articulated in 2016 and now we have come full circle [to implementing them]," she told The Independent.
When asked if the company chief executive, Sergio Marchionne, had even had any direct conversations with Mr Trump, she said: "No".
When asked if Mr Trump and his politics had any effect on the company decisions, she also said they had not.
[source : Donald Trump had nothing to do with our new US jobs, Fiat Chrysler reveals, The Independent, http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/fiat-chrysler-donald-trump-more-jobs-us-plants-michigan-ohio-cars-suvs-trucks-sergio-marchionne-a7517986.html, 9th January 2017]
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
SURPRISE! FIAT CHRYSLER MOVE WAS PART OF PLAN AGREED IN 2015
Further to yesterday's joke on Fiat-Chrysler from Donald Joker Trump: